Women in Rural Enterprise – WiRE

Women in Rural Enterprise LogoWiRE is the only organisation offering support to business women in rural areas. Membership costs just £50 per year and can really benefit your business – take a look at the benefits below…

Become a member and Join WiRE today!

NETWORK – For support, skills, inspiration, knowledge and new business.

PROMOTE – The WiRE website is a fantastic shop window for your business. We optimise our website and promote our member’s businesses on and offline.

HELP – Book one of our fantastic Opening Doors training courses and find all the business help you need from within the WiRE Network.

More about Networking

  • WiRE Local Network Groups Networking is GREAT for your business. Members can attend any of  WiRE Local Network group meeting regularly all over the UK. Network!
  • Online Community – A lively online forum where you can meet and talk to all the other rural businesswomen in the national WiRE network. Discuss! And for those of fewer words Post a Note on the WiRE noticeboard
  • Get Together – WiRE Events, great speakers, business seminars, business support organisations and member stands, at a reduced rate for members Book NOW.

More about Promoting your Business

  • Marketplace Listing for your rural business in this super search engine friendly marketplace Browse!
  • In the Media – WiRE hears about PR opportunities as they happen we’ll let you know through our Twitter Page
  • On Show – Join other WiRE Members at Country and Agricultural Shows, it’s a fantastic and cost effective way to market your business Start Selling.

More about Help from WiRE

  • Training Courses – 3 day intensive course covering everything you need to know about starting and growing a successful business, other courses coming soon book a course.
  • Professional services especially for WiRE members including: card processing, business insurance, communications, computing, employment law, land management and accounting, health insurance. Start Saving.
  • Rural Experts part of Harper Adams, the biggest specialist land based university in the UK; food & drink, livestock, crops, tourism, equine, land managment, farm diversification – ask us anything rural we will find you an expert.

We are a close team based at Harper Adams University College in Shropshire. As most of us have run our own successful rural business at some point in our career, we are extremely passionate about helping women succeed in their business venture.

With such a wide variety of experience, you’re bound to find someone in our team that can relate to your business – anything from jersey cattle to textile design!

As the only national UK organisation to promote, support and develop rural businesswomen; WiRE serves its 2000 members across the UK from Harper Adams Agricultural University in Shropshire. Ongoing WiRE research into rural business and the barriers faced by rural businesswomen gives WiRE the insight and knowledge to offer specific support to rural businesswomen.

Contact Details:

WiRE, Harper Adams University College, Edgmond, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB.
Tel: 01952 815338  Email: [email protected]

Click here to visit their website.

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