Second event for networking group

Some of the women who attended the first Ladies in Property Suffolk (LiPS) event in June 2015.

Some of the women who attended the first Ladies in Property Suffolk (LiPS) event in June 2015. - Credit: Archant

Networking group Ladies in Property Suffolk (LiPS) is to hold a second event for female property professionals around the county.

Its first event, in June, was attended by more the 60 women and the next one, to he held at University Campus Suffolk’s Waterfront Building in Ipswich on Wednesday, November 18, is expected to proove just as popular.

The event, running from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, will start with drinks and canapés, followed by three speakers – Fiona Hotston-Moore from accountants Ensors, on social media, Rosanne Kilbourn from enterprise agency Menta, on professional development, and Suzanne Nolan of UCS, on gender stereotyping in industry.

The event, sponsored by UCS, Castons, Vertas, Artizan and Prominent PR, is free to attend for anyone working in land, property, construction and facilities management. For more information call Holly Court at Prominent PR on 01473 276126 or email holly@prominentpr.co.uk .

Co-organiser Nadine Coleman said: “We were thrilled with the success of our first Ladies in Property Suffolk (LiPS) and by popular demand, we are back with a second event.


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“It proved hugely popular with the attendees the first time round and the turn-out was fantastic, it’s brilliant to see women in the sector gathering to support each other and celebrate our industry.”

Jacqueline Cumiskey, who also organised the event, added: “We set up the group because we wanted to organise a networking opportunity where ladies in the industry can gather together, learn from each other and forge new relationships. We’re absolutely delighted that it’s fulfilling the function that we intended it for.”

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The role of the LiPS group is to provide regular networking events, and to promote roles in the industry to young female students, supporting the national campaign #notjustforboys.

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