SWAN welcomes business women who are looking to be educated, inspired and empowered by like-minded entrepreneurs. Whether you are a solo-entrepreneur or play a key role in a company you work for – you need to be connected to other women who can support you and help you grow your business. Becoming a member of SWAN provides you with access to a growing number of benefits and services. You will have access to networking events, seminars, workshops and a directory of knowledgeable and well-connected women.

Why should you join?

Women join SWAN for many reasons, for example - support, new contacts, sharing and promoting your business, could be any one of your reasons. As an organization, SWAN provides you with the opportunity to achieve your goals through monthly networking events.

Benefits of Membership

Through SWAN’s collective membership, you gain access to large resources of information, expertise and services:

  • Business networking at monthly events, promoting your products and services, and ask for what you need
  • Business support from North Shore women who support you and your business
  • Authorization to use the SWAN logo and member designation
  • Members Display Table to feature your products and services
  • Body of Knowledge - experienced professionals sharing hard-won knowledge to those starting out
  • Preferred rates at meetings and other SWAN social functions
  • Professional keynote speakers sharing smart business ideas and offering new ways to grow your business; featuring relevant business topics to start, advance, and leverage your business careers
  • Public register of business and member profiles listed in the SWAN Member Directory
  • Access to preferred advertising rates in the North Shore News: paper and digital
  • SWAN Song Singers: a privileged opportunity to promote your professional development/business venture/training programme and business exposure in the SWAN Member Spotlight profile on the website
  • Conversations, blogs, interviews, opinions and commentary, news, trends, challenges and opportunities posted on the SWAN Social Media outlets
  • Business promotion through SWAN Social Media sites
  • Members’ annual Shopping and Showcase of products and services
  • Member events and notices posted on the SWAN monthly bulletin board
  • Volunteering at SWAN meetings provides members with opportunities to build their network, learn new skills and give back to the business community
  • Creating opportunities to establish relationships outside of business; collaborating to keep the creativity flowing and create a life-long professional network

There are many reasons to become a member, so join today and find out for yourself why SWAN is such a fast-growing organization.

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SWAN Executive

President – Heather Walker
Vice President – Position Open
Treasurer – Julie Scott
Secretary – Tamara MacDonald
Communications – Lara Hildebrandt
Membership – Linda Mackie
Social Alliance Director – Linda LeQuesne
Volunteer Coordinator – Diane Travis
Member at Large – Joanne Mulhall
Member at Large – Lisa Morris
Past President (inactive) - Dana Smithers
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