Who we are

About Us

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.

Our Mission:

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 much is the membership? Our annual membership is $100 per year, from September 1 to August 31.  We also have a discounted semi-annual membership fee, available for $50 to new members who join from February to March, until the annual term renews in September. You will receive a receipt for income tax purposes. We invite you to join us, anytime of year!

Q:   How often do we meet?

Join us from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm on the third Monday of each month (except holidays) for the monthly luncheon & guest speaker. You can also attend the additional guest speakers and workshops we organize throughout the year. We are currently considering adding an evening meeting as well. Please contact us if this interests you.

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!

Upcoming Events

To register, visit one of the upcoming event links below!

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Our Board of Directors

Susan Robinson

Web Editor

Membership Directory coming soon!


Salmon Arm, Canada


Susan Robinson, President


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