Who we are
Shuswap Women In Business (SWIB) is a nonprofit organization created by women – for women. We believe in the power of networking and professional development opportunities. Combined with a collection of mutual support and collaboration, we are here to help eachother succeed. We invite entrepreneurs and women employed by businesses in our community to network, learn, grow and be inspired! Join us on the shores of the beautiful Shuswap Lake in Salmon Arm for one of our monthly luncheons or special events.
Women Helping Women Succeed.
How Can We Help You?
Networking – build your professional network with a large and diverse group of local business women
Community – enjoy the friendship, experience, inspiration and support of other local business women
Education – continue your professional development via the monthly guest speakers and other featured resources
Marketing Exposure – promote your business, specials and events in the membership directory (new and improved version coming soon!)
Confidence – build your confidence in speaking and promoting yourself in a safe and supportive environment
Additional Benefits – gain access to both local and national educational and professional opportunities, discounted tickets to SWIB events and member to member discounts
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How often do we meet?
Q: Who are members of SWIB? Our current membership includes a network of women in diverse industries in our community. This includes entrepreneurs, women who are employed by local businesses or are running their own homebased or local business location.
Established 2003 • Over 40 active members • Still growing in 2018!
Visit the links below to explore local, provincial and national resources.
Women in Business Groups
- Kelowna Women in Business
- Vernon Women In Business
- Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs (CAWEE)
- Women’s Enterprise Centre
- Canadian Federation of Business & Professional Women Clubs (CFBPWC)
- Canadian Women’s Business Network
- Women’s Enterprise Society of BC
Other Business Sites
Helpful Government Sites
Our Board of Directors