Providing opportunities to make strategic connections with professionals in a wide range of industry sectors.
Whether you are new to business or have been established for a number of years, you will undoubtedly realise how beneficial it is to build relationships with other businesses. Athena members enjoy the business networking lunches and other events, which gives them the opportunity to build these valuable contacts. Increasing your database of contacts will mean you can instantly put your hands on the right contact to help support you in business, whether this is a supplier or a company you can work with jointly on a project with a client of yours.
At the end of the day, one of the main reasons ladies join Athena is to gain new business! Although we are not a referral organisation and don’t apply this pressure to our members, business is constantly passing throughout the membership. So if you’re looking for new business plus you want to benefit from the other aims of the organisation, them membership in Athena can certainly help you to achieve your goals.
Developing members’ business skills through a choice of interactive workshops and training courses.
Training and development of our members as well as their business is very important to Athena. To this end we provide numerous trainings and workshops. Some are designed to help ladies who are new to networking, whilst we also cater to the needs of the experienced networker! Every new member to Athena is automatically invited to attend a FREE New Member Training session designed to help each newcomer to get the most from their Athena membership.
Encourage women in business to inspire and support others for greater success.
We aim to put like-minded women together who are passionate about growing and developing their business. Many of our members also benefit on a personal level from the support and inspiration they get from other members as well as from the organization.