Upcoming events

    • 25 May 2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • 30 Jun 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • Zoom
    • 5
    Register

    Do you have business issues that you would like to discuss with someone more experienced than you? In the current market conditions, are you facing challenges to which you have no solutions? or do you simply want to bounce off your ideas and get some new direction and advice? Whatever the reason, look no further! Our founders and Board members are business stalwarts and have immense entrepreneurial experience of 15 years above. They would love to share their experiences and knowledge and guide you through the high's and low's of your business.

    Sign up anytime of the year for an exclusive one on one session with Elizabeth Thomson or Kimberly Whiley and be inspired and guided by some of the best in the industry!

    Event Details:

    Date: All through the year
    Time: 45 mins.To be confirmed on registration
    Venue: Zoom link will be sent on registration
    Price: HKD 500 for members and premium members

    To Register, click here.

    • 8 Jun 2022
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • The Envoy,3/F, The Pottinger Hong Kong, 74 Queen's Road Central, Central
    • 8
    Register

    Here is your chance to sit with an inspiring women founder and talk with her and two others in an informal setting about her journey and at the same time meet other  like-minded founders.

    At this new WEN event, you will have the opportunity to book with the founder of your choice. During that time you will introduce your company to the group (max 4 to a table) and then the founder will talk about their journey and lead a discussion on relevant business issues.

    We hope the time with these amazing women will inspire you, and the small circle you are sitting with to share your experiences, give each other tips and encouragement along the way.

    We have booked tables of 4 at the Envoy restaurant in Central. Each table can order any item they wish during this time together which might include the Envoy's famous tea set. Kindly note participants are subject to the cost of their meal/drinks.

    Below is the list of inspiring women who will be participating. Please give your top 3 choices when you register for the event. We will make every effort to confirm your first choice but cannot guarantee. Groups will be on a first come, first served basis.

    Limited spaces are available! Register today!


    Presenter Details:

    Angela Chow, Chairlady and CEO at Cachet Group  (SOLD OUT!)

    Angela is in the world of investments/public company listings and fund raising.There are very few women founders in this industry and she not only has built an amazing business by herself, she has made a name for herself not only in Hong Kong but in China and in the region. Her network is vast and she is constantly being sought after by the big names in Asia to help them with their new ventures. Her story will be inspiring to hear and it will show how hard work can pave the way in an industry dominated by men.

    Charu Surtani, Managing Director, Travel Tricks Ltd

    If you have ever needed to have events, do PR or arrange travel, Charu is the Guru of these areas and has been running her own companies in Hong Kong for 15+ years. She can give very sound advice on multiple areas of how she downsized during Covid; changed direction during covid and offer tips on PR, events and travel that will help any business owner.

    Katya Virshilas, Founder, Ballroom Bees

    If you ever wanted to meet a movie star, here is your chance. Katya has been dancing ballroom from a very young age and winning competitions worldwide. Her choreographing work led her into dancing in movies with Antonio Bandares ("Take the Lead") as well as performing on "Dancing with the Stars" in UK. After settling in Hong Kong, she started Ballroom Bees right before the Pandemic and has succeeded in growing her business in this crazy time. She will be able to help founders, start-ups and others with tips on how she started her business at a challenging time and made it work for her. She also is an expert on how to use your own brand image to help your company grow. 

    Ivy Wong, Chief Customer Officer and Founder, Wholefoods Asia Limited

    When it comes to knowing how to set up an online business in Hong Kong BEFORE online was the hot topic, IVY is the queen. She has had an online platform for 10+ years and has immeasurable expertise on how to set up, maintain and grow this business. Finding people who can grow an online business is extremely hard, as it's not an easy process with many challenges to overcome. Come, join the discussion with Ivy on finding the right fit for your online business.

    Koren Thomas, Director of Epicland, Indoor Adventure Playground

    What does hairdressing and Hong Kong’s biggest indoor playroom have in common? Koren Thomas… She is a super charged entrepreneur that spends her days helping her clients understand their hair care needs but uses the rest of her spare time to start up and run Epicland in Discovery Bay.

    Koren’s experience is immense - dealing with staffing requirements, IP issues, HK Govt’ regulations and having to make changes when concepts, products or events do not meet their targets. What is great about Koren is not only can you talk to her about business issues , she is one of Hong Kong's leading hair stylists and can give you great tips on new hair wellness techniques and products we should be trying or already using.

    Event Details:

    Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2022
    Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    VenueThe Envoy, 3/F, The Pottinger Hong Kong, 74 Queen's Road Central
    Premium Member Price: HKD 200
    Member Price: HKD 450

    We would like to thank our Gold Sponsors for this event - T8 Corporate Services. If you have any admin, bookkeeping or ComSec needs and would like to chat with Sharon McEneff,  Managing Director of T8 Corporate, please book your spot to meet her at 2.30pm at the venue or by emailing us at admin@wenhk.org.

    If you would like to sign up as a premium member to take advantage of premium member rate, please get in touch with admin@wenhk.org or visit our membership page.

    To Register for the event, click here.

    • 1 Oct 2022
    • 1 Nov 2023
    • Online and In-person
    • 5
    Register

    Exclusively for Premium members!

    Have you ever wanted someone outside of your business to take a closer look at your financials, short and long term goals and offer advice? Here is an opportunity to get expert advice and guidance from one of our Founders and an industry leader. They will set goals, exchange new ideas, suggest solutions and firm up action plans for you to follow through and implement.

    Discussion Format

    • Three dates for the meeting will be set in advance
    • One will be In-person and the other two online.
    • Each session would last around 2 hours.

    Agenda

    • One week prior to each meeting, following documents must be prepared and sent in to the experts.
    - Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet

    - Budget

    - Three Marketing Goals

    • The first session will be longer to review current state of the business and setting goals for the next session.
    • Second and third session will also require some paperwork done prior to the meeting.

    Event Details:

    Date: Through the year
    Time: Will be decided based on participant and expert availability
    Venue: Online and In-person
    Premium Member Price: HKD 2000 a year (for 3 sessions)

    To Register, click here.

    • 11 Oct 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Online
    • 5
    Register

    Advisory Power Circle will be held twice a year. This would be a two part focused group discussion (online or in-person) limited to 3 people maximum per group. 

    This is a confidential discussion guided by WEN founders, Kim and Elizabeth, to brainstorm creative solutions to business problems caused by changing market conditions. In this two hour session, each person will briefly state their business problems/challenges currently being faced and experts along with the rest of the group will offer advice and different perspectives on new concepts or marketing ideas. The session will end with goal setting for the next review

    Event Details:

    Date: Tuesday, 11 October 2022
    Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Venue: TBC
    Premium Member Price: HKD 800 (for 2 sessions)
    Member Price: HKD 1200 (for 2 sessions)

    To Register, click here.

    • 18 Oct 2022
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • TBC
    • 18
    Register

    Here is your chance to sit with an inspiring women founder and talk with her and two others in an informal setting about her journey and at the same time meet other  like-minded founders.

    At this new WEN event, you will have the opportunity to book with the founder of your choice. During that time you will introduce your company to the group (max 4 to a table) and then the founder will talk about their journey and lead a discussion on relevant business issues.

    We hope the time with these amazing women will inspire you, and the small circle you are sitting with to share your experiences, give each other tips and encouragement along the way.

    Event Details:

    Date: Tuesday, 18 October 2022
    Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    VenueTBC
    Premium Member Price: HKD 200
    Member Price: HKD 450

    If you would like to sign up as a premium member to take advantage of premium member rate, please get in touch with admin@wenhk.org or visit our membership page.

    To Register for the event, click here.

    • 18 Jan 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Goldman Sachs Asia L.L.C,Queen's Road Central, 59/F Cheung Kong Center, Hong Kong
    • 5
    Register

    The Circle events are exclusively for women business owners who keen to learn, and participate in a small group for discussion and business advice. Circles are led by board members and supported by an expert. This event is to help participants build a network of like-minded business owners who they can call upon.

    Start Schedule

     6.00pm – Introductions & Welcome by Chairwoman

     6.05pm – 6.45pm – Chat with our Experts

     6.50pm – 7.35pm – Breakout Circles

     7.40pm – 8.00pm – Q & A, Closing Remarks & End of Event

    Event Notes

    This event is open to all women business owners. Start ups (0-3 yrs) will be placed in their own special circle after the panel discussion on the night. All other business owners will be placed in circles based on WEN’s discretion.

    After the panel session (approx.45 minutes), we will break out into small group circles. Please be ready to speak briefly on any business challenge you are currently facing so the group can provide you with potential solutions and strategies.

    Event Details:

    Date: Wednesday, 18 January 2023
    Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Venue: Goldman Sachs Asia L.L.C,Queen's Road Central, 59/F Cheung Kong Center,  Hong Kong
    Premium Member Price: HKD 350
    Member Price: HKD 550

    To Register, click here.

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