Wherever you are in the world there’s an event to support, inspire and boost women in business this month


As global events begin to start up again, and the trend for virtual conferences continues, we round up the top 10 unmissable events to book into your diary for the next couple of months.

15 SeptemberNorthwest Arkansas Business Women’s Conference

The 22nd annual NWA BWC brings together 1,500 of the region’s business women, to network and listen to keynote speakers.

17-18 SeptemberWomen in shipping virtual summit

A two-day conference to support women (although men are welcome, too) in career development, and to lead organisations to take a strategic approach to diversity and inclusion in shipping.

18 SeptemberTransport Times: UK Rail Summit 2020

Join transport specialists at London’s KPMG building to discuss the major challenges of the UK network in 2020: decarbonisation and HS2 progress, among others. 

21-23 September – National Women’s Business Conference

What does ‘brave’ mean in business? Women who have left comfortable corporate jobs to start their own ventures meet at this virtual conference, which teaches you to find courage to do the same.

21-25 September 2020 Annual Concordia Summit

Women political leaders co-host discussions, for thousands of participants in this year’s virtual summit, on issues of human trafficking and healthcare in a global pandemic.

8 OctoberWomen into Leadership conference

Hands-on advice and coaching on how to develop your career in times of change. Inspirational women of all grades and levels, within and outside the Civil Service, come to speak.

20-22 OctoberWomen in Construction USA

Construction conferences come together for a global, three-day festival (this year held digitally) to share industry insight and expand your network, in over 80 sessions.

22-24 OctoberAnnual Conference on Gynaecology and Women’s Health

Academics, research institutes, entrepreneurs, scientists and students present their research through keynote speeches, plus oral and poster presentations, on gynaecology developments.

24 OctoberDivas of Colour International Women’s Festival

Join over 500 professional, entrepreneurial and leading women from around the world at the world’s largest gathering of most influential women. This 7th edition focuses on mental health.

25 OctoberConference on the Promotion of Women in the Clean Energy Sector

This Chile event raises awareness among the public and decision-makers about the importance of female leadership and participation in the energy sector, through experts and research.

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