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Women in business firing on all cylinders in Folkestone – and Herne Bay, Longfield and Dartford

“I was looking for a dynamic networking event for women in business in the Folkestone area but I really struggled to find anything suitable,” says Wendy Flanagan (pictured below) of The Holistic Home. 

Wendy-Flanagan-The-Holistic-Home“So I rang FSB Kent to have a chat. I wanted a dynamic group of local business women who would all work together to learn, collaborate, network and enhance our skills and support each other in business. 


“Running a business is extremely tough and I thought a Women in Business Brunch, as I had seen advertised in North Kent, would be a fabulous way to build new friendships and business relationships with likeminded ladies, while also learning new skills to help us succeed in our businesses. I was absolutely delighted when the FSB offered to support this event.”

Wendy now hosts FSB Women in Business Brunches in Folkestone at The Burlington Hotel, following a similar format established by our Women in Business Champion Deborah Turner (pictured below) a few years ago.

deborah turner

Each event allows for a good amount of time to network with other businesses, as well as learn from a guest speaker.

As ever, there is a lot of activity supporting women in business across the county. 

Check your diary and book to attend one or more of these events:

18 July                  Women in Business Brunch, Herne Bay
1 August              The Women in Business Big Show, Longfield
17 Sept                 Breakthrough Women, Maidstone 
19 Sept                 Women in Business Brunch, Folkestone