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Business Gateway Edinburgh offers expert support and guidance to new and existing businesses.

Are you ready to take your business to the next level, but unsure where to start?

Do you often struggle with self-doubt and imposter syndrome?

Could you benefit from a supportive network of like-minded women who can inspire, challenge and support you as you reach your business goals?

If you answered YES to the above, then you don't want to miss our latest programme...

About the programme

The Women in Business programme is a fully-funded, 5-week programme designed to equip Edinburgh business owners with the tools and confidence to grow your business.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop a clear vision and strategy for business growth
  • Identify and overcome the common challenges and barriers faced by women entrepreneurs
  • Build a strong network of peers, mentors and supporters who can help you along the way

The Women in Business Programme is delivered by Elevator on behalf of Business Gateway Edinburgh & Lothians and The City of Edinburgh Council.

Is this for you...

This programme is designed for Women in Business who have:

  • An existing business based in Edinburgh City
  • The ambition to grow your business/organisation to the next level - whatever that might look like
  • A desire to overcome common challenges and barriers
  • The commitment to invest time in yourself and your business, to learn, grow and build supportive connections along the way

Why you should apply

Throughout the duration of this programme, we will provide you with practical, accessible tools and techniques to fast-track your business growth, build your local network and provide peer support from other women in business.

We will also provide you with:

  • Industry leading training
  • Inspiring speakers
  • Access to expert advice and mentorship
  • A safe, supportive collaborative environment
  • The confidence to achieve your goals

Where and when...

The next Women in Business programme will begin on Wednesday 31st May 2023 and conclude on Wednesday 28th June 2023.

This 5-week programme will take place each Wednesday from 10am - 2pm (venue TBC).

N.B. This programme will be held again at the end of the year in a similar format. If you'd like to register your interest for the second programme, please email Caroline Wylie to discuss.

The next steps...

Your first step in securing your fully-funded place is to register your interest by clicking the button below.

Should you wish to discuss this programme in more detail, please email Caroline Wylie for further information.

Find your nearest office

Business Gateway Edinburgh

Waverley Court
4 East Market Street
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0131 529 6644

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday

Monday to Thursday: 08.30 - 17:00; Friday: 08.30 - 16:00