Plans for Second Menopause Festival Announced on World Menopause Day

The only menopause festival in the world will once again be held in Perth next year, it was announced today (Thursday 18 October 2018, World Menopause Day). This year saw the very first Menopause Festival take place in the city, with four events in April and May. Sponsored by Rowan Consultancy in Perth, the festival,…

WOW Women of the World In Perth

Pressing issues affecting women’s lives – including mental wellbeing, body image and surveillance – will be the focus of this year’s Women of the World Festival in Perth City Centre. Other key topics to be spotlighted will include social and economic injustice, the menopause and women’s relationship with alcohol. A keynote session by WOW founder Jude…

WOW Festival founder joins PBN members for inspirational breakfast event

The founder of the internationally celebrated Women of the World (WOW) Festival is kicking off WOW Perth 2018 by attending a breakfast networking event in the city hosted by Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network (PBN). Jude Kelly CBE, a prolific advocate of women’s rights, also a theatre director and TED talker, is in Perth for a weekend…

Marketing Agency Volpa Expands with the Opening of a Dundee Office

Volpa, one of Scotland’s top independent marketing agencies, is realising its ambitious expansion plans with the opening of a new office in Dundee. The Perth based full service agency is opening a new office this month in The Flour Mill, an exciting and dynamic new co-work and serviced office space in the heart of Dundee’s…

Start the autumn with some learning of your own!

The Extraordinary Training Company are offering PBN members a 10% discount on all training and coaching fees. Why not kick-start September with some personal development? 9th – we kick of the first of 10 half-day sessions in our Leadership Learning Journey 14th – we’ve got a FREE Lunchtime Taster on DiSC Personality Profiles 21st –…

Can Do Innovation Challenge Fund Event for Perth

Perth and Kinross Council, supported by the Can Do Innovation Challenge Fund and Innovate UK, is holding an R&D competition to explore innovative technologies, develop design solutions and prototype a functional Smart Energy Network. Up to five innovative and talented companies will secure £30K R&D contracts, to develop a design solution for a Smart Energy…

PBN Member Praised by PM

Rachel Weiss, Perth based businesswoman and PBN member has been formally recognised by Prime Minister Theresa May. Rachel is the founder of the Menopause Cafe, a group which hosts pop-up events to encourage men and women of all ages to address the rarely talked about “third stage of life”. The cafe project evolved earlier this year into…

WOW – Women of the World Festival, Perth 2018

Following a fantastic launch in October 2017, WOW- Women of the World Festival, will return to Scotland for the second time in September 2018.  In the words of Jude Kelly, the festival founder, “Has there ever been a more exciting time of change for girls and women? There’s so much to celebrate and so much…

Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network members up for seven ASB Awards

Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network (PBN) are celebrating a major haul of award nominations as seven member businesses make the shortlist for the Association of Scottish Businesswomen Awards 2018. Award winning integrated PR and marketing agency, Volpa leads the way for PBN with four nominations including Business of the Year, Best Performing Team and the Community Commitment…

VOLPA SHORTLISTED FOR SEVEN TOP INDUSTRY AWARDS

Volpa, the Perth based independent PR and marketing agency, has been shortlisted in seven categories in the prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Scotland Awards 2018, including the highly coveted outstanding small public relations consultancy category for the third time. The full-service agency, which boasts dedicated publicity, creative and digital departments, has been…

VOLPA CEMENTS THEIR POSITION AS ONE OF SCOTLAND’S LEADING COMMS AGENCIES

Perth based independent marketing agency Volpa has secured its position as one of Scotland’s leading independent communications agencies by achieving the Communications Management Standard (CMS), awarded by the industry’s professional body the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) for companies which demonstrate operational excellence. The industry standard benchmark, which has been achieved by only three…

GROWING OLD DISGRACEFULLY! 84-YEAR-OLD LYNN RUTH MILLER IS A CRIEFF COMEDY FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHT

The world’s oldest stand-up comedienne Lynn Ruth Miller is looking forward to making her Perthshire debut at the very first Crieff Comedy Festival later this month. The 84-year-old Ohio-born funnywoman will be giving local audiences a taste of her new show at The Square Bar in Crieff on Saturday, July 27, ahead of her appearance…