Red Smart Women Week reopens it doors at the beautiful 10-11 Carlton House Terrace in St James’s from 2-5 October.
Join us for one inspiring evening and three days filled with live talks, interviews, workshops and masterclasses, covering Career, Beauty, Fashion, Body & Mind, and everything else in between
Don’t miss out – secure your free access ticket now and don’t forget to check out our jam-packed event schedule of 2019 Smart Women speakers.
Whether you plan to book into a talk with the experts, set up your workspace for the day in our Unlimited Lounge, or simply want to come along to relax with friends, your general access ticket guarantees you entry to all the free activities the house has to offer.
Free access tickets are available for Thursday 3, Friday 4 and Saturday 5 October.
Come and celebrate the launch of the fifth Red Smart Women Week at our exclusive cocktail party and get to know this year’s speakers and the Red team! Click here to find out more.
Make the SWW library your office for the week and plug into our free wifi, enjoy a selection of hot drinks, wine and cocktails available to buy all day, as well as indulge in our complimentary dry styling with System Professional plus manicures at our OPI nail bar.
10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St James’s, London, SW1Y 5AH
London Underground – Piccadilly Circus, Charing Cross, Embankment Mainline Trains – Charing Cross, Waterloo Buses – every minute from Trafalgar Square across London
2019 DAILY SCHEDULE
6:30pm – 9:30pm: Red’s Cocktail Party
Come and celebrate the launch of the fifth Red Smart Women Week at our exclusive cocktail party
Red Smart Women Week reopens its doors for an inspiring evening, and three days filled with live talks, interviews, workshops and masterclasses covering Career, Beauty, Fashion, Body and Mind and everything else in between. Hosted by some of the world’s most renowned business talent and top digital influencers, alongside Red’s editorial experts, it offers a truly unrivalled experience.
This year, a few lucky Red readers will get the opportunity to celebrate our fifth Red Smart Women Week alongside some of this year’s speakers, friends of Red, editor Sarah Tomczak and the Red Team.
Spaces are limited, so be sure to book your ticket now to the party of the year!
– Meet the team, including editor Sarah Tomczak
– Hang out with friends of Red
– Enjoy a delectable selection of complimentary drinks and Maltese canapes provided by the Malta Tourism Authority
– Collect an exclusive goodie bag
7:30am – 9:00am: How to conquer your fears and realise your dreams, with Sháá Wasmund MBE
Meet entrepreneur and author Sháá Wasmund MBE, who will explain how to overcome the fear that our goals might not work out.
11:00am – 12.00pm: How to build an interiors brand
Need advice on pitching or launching your own interiors brand? Come to this networking session and quiz Kate Watson-Smyth (author, journalist and founder of madaboutthehouse.com) and Emily Dunstan (buyer at Heal’s). Connected by Vodafone.
11.00am – 12.00pm: Want to be a wellness entrepreneur?
Find out how to get your products into buyers’ hands. With Renée Elliott, founder of Planet Organic and cofounder of Beluga Bean life and business skills academy, and Adrienne Herbert (@adrienne_ldn), leading wellness professional, podcast host, and Adidas global ambassador. Connected by Vodafone.
11.00am – 12.00pm: The insiders’ guide to building a fashion brand
Meet communications experts Virginia Norris and Lauren Stevenson (founders of PR firm Aisle 8), fashion designer and DS Ambassador Anna Mason of Anna Mason London, and influencer and stylist Monikh Dale. Connected by Vodafone.
6:30pm – 7:30pm: How to be a success in the beauty industry
This networking session, hosted by Red beauty director Eve Cameron, will give you the chance to quiz industry experts. Meet Michelle Feeney, founder of Floral Street, Margaret Mitchell, chief merchandising officer at Space NK, Jo Jones, PR and brand-building expert, and journalist and blogger Ateh Jewel. And there’ll be a goodie bag to take home, too. Connected by Vodafone
7:00pm – 8:00pm: A Q&A with Vicky McClure
The Line Of Duty star reflects on her life, career and what it’s really like being in TV’s most gripping police drama (subject to availability).
7:00pm – 8:00pm: In conversation with Rosie Green
Join writer Rosie Green for a conversation about heartbreak, divorce, turning over a new leaf in life and making a Plan B. Expect wisdom, laughter,and lots of fun!
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Leadership lessosn with Nicola Mendelsohn
Join Facebook EMEA VP Nicola Mendelsohn for a conversation about how to be an inspiring and successful leader.
6:30pm – 7:30pm: How to get published
Do you have the seed of an idea for a novel but don’t know what to do next?Join Katie Brown, commissioning editor at Trapeze, co-founder of literary agency Caskie Mushens Juliet Mushens (agent to Jessie Burton and Stacey Halls), and Sara Collins, author of The Confessions Of Frannie Langton, published by Viking.
7.30am – 9:00am: The More Money Method with the Step Up Club founder Alice Olins
Want to make more money? Overhaul your approach to finance at DS Ambassador Alice Olins’s workshop.
11.00am – 12.00pm: How to get featured in Red
Learn how to get your product in Red or on Red Online at this panel event with Red fashion director Oonagh Brennan, living director Carolyn Bailey, beauty editor Alice Manning and deputy digital editor Sarah Ilston.
11.00am – 12.00pm: Return to work after a career break
Get advice from Return Hub founder Dominie Moss, leadership coach Helen Cowan, Manager at EY Kemi Lawson, Ngaire Moyes, brand director at LinkedIn and Helen Lamprell, General Counsel & External Affairs Director. Connected by Vodafone.
11.00am – 12.00pm: Launching a kids’ brand
Network while you learn how to create a unique product, market your brand and build an audience. With the founder of Meri Meri, Meredithe Stuart-Smith, head of childrenswear at John Lewis & Partners Caroline Bettis and Red editor Sarah Tomczak. Connected by Vodafone.
11.00am – 12.00pm: The ultimate skincare edit and Retinol Masterclass with Caroline Hirons
Hosted by Red senior beauty editor Alexandra Friend, Caroline Hirons answers the most-asked questions about retinol. Plus there’ll be a goodie bag to take home.
9.00am – 13.00pm: Careers morning
SESSION ONE How to make better decisions, with Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton.
SESSION TWO How to shape your personal brand at work, with branding expert Kubi Springer.
SESSION THREE How to be productive, with life and business coach Noor Hibbert.
SESSION FOUR How to navigate the highs and lows of running a business, with Ann Summers CEO Jacqueline Gold.
9.00am – 13.00pm: Build a business bootcamp
SESSION ONE How to find and pitch a business idea with Darjeeling Express founder Asma Khan.
SESSION TWO How to build and grow a brand with Nails Inc founder Thea Green MBE.
SESSION THREE 5 things you should know if you are starting a business with Caroline Britton, Intuitive Business & Mindset Coach
SESSION FOUR What you need to know about finance if you’re starting a business, with Starling Bank.
9.15am – 10.00am: Frame’s Elton John Yin and Yang yoga with Emily Mergaert (Limited spaces)
10.15am – 12.45pm: Wellness morning
SESSION ONE ‘You are Enough’ with health expert and author Emma Cannon and life coach Nicky Clinch.
SESSION TWO How to understand your hormones with obstetrician and fertility expert Dr Larisa Corda and gynaecologist Dr Anita Mitra, aka The Gynae Geek.
SESSION THREE 10 things I do for my wellness with creator of East By West and DS Ambassador Ayurvedic champion Jasmine Hemsley.
1.30pm – 13.30pm: Fearne’s life lessons live
Join editor Sarah Tomczak and Red columnist, author and broadcaster Fearne Cotton to talk love, family, friendship, work, finding your happy place and everything in between.
12.45am – 14.30pm: Styling sessions
Drop in for tailored advice from the personal stylists at John Lewis & Partners and Red’s fashion team. Hear Oongah Brennan’s top styling tips, the trends to invest in, how to maximise your existing wardrobe and your new season shopping list.
2019 SMART speakers
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