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In 2003 the Redland City Chamber of Commerce identified a need for a dedicated series of events specifically for the business women in Redlands to meet and network. In response, the Redland Women in Business was launched as a sub group with a series of events held on a regular basis, and it continues to grow each year. Typically the events are both inclusive and welcoming, with a general attitude of acceptance and support being expressed towards both members and non-members of the Chamber alike.

Meetings are designed to inspire and educate, as well as nurture business to business relationships. At our formal luncheons and dinners, keynote presenters will speak on a specific topic, and there is plenty of time for making new friendships and building on existing relationships. Our informal events are get-togethers for fostering business relationships, and are typically held at a venue where both food and drink are available for purchase at your own discretion.


Create opportunities for women to reap the rewards of sustainable, profitable and strong business in the Redlands


To deliver regular formal meetings with educational and inspirational topics that alternate with informal network meetings. We aim to enable women in business to grow through strengthened relationships that encourage women to share and collaborate. To retain local business via alliances with other local business women. Uniting and inspiring business women in the Redlands.


  • We are ethical and honest at all times
  • We offer a supportive and professional network
  • We have fun

Redland Women in Business invite all to participate this year and as such our series of events are called Redland Winners in Business. Review and register for events on the Events page.

Our dynamic team for 2017 is:

Lynne Leaning small   Lynne Sturgess - Precision Loans -- Lynne has worked in the finance sector for over 25 years, learning from the ground up as a Lending Officer, Bank Manager, Commercial Lender, Senior Credit Analyst, PAYG Broker and then Business Development Manager for a major mortgage aggregator training and coaching mortgage brokers from Brisbane to Cairns. Lynne embraced the challenge of being a self-employed business owner in 2007. Her business is relationship based, focused on helping others achieve their financial goals and driven by the love of what she does. Lynne has a genuine passion for property, Small to Medium Enerprise (SME) and the community. Lynne joined the Redland City Chamber of Commerce and Redland Women in Business to support the business community and use her skills to work with and assist other women to grow their businesses.

Karen Brown   Karen Brown - Redland City Council - Karen has a Diploma in Business and has run her own successful business in the UK with husband Neville. Karen emigrated to Australia in 2002 and hasn't looked back. She has been employed by Redland City Council for approximately 10 years, first role was Group Business Support Coordinator, then currently as Business Development Coordinator. Karen has lived in the Redlands for 12 years and is passionate about the region.

 Susan Napper  Susan Napper - My Business Partner

Jess Taylor  Jess Taylor - Aussie Concrete Products

Joslyn Gardiner  Joslyn Gardiner - Transformations Coaching & Hypnotherapy

me  Naomi Cauley - 7Seven - Naomi has been performing the function of Executive Officer for Redland City Chamber of Commerce for more than five years. Prior to this, Naomi worked in numerous industries in both support and managerial positions, including as a legal assistant, club manager, co-owner of a trade business, owner of a coffee shop and as a mid-level public servant in two Federal departments. Her experience, combined with formal Bachelor of Business qualifications, empowers her to provide Chamber with quality customer service, assistance with strategic planning, administrative support, event management, and so much more.

Rebecca Young   Rebecca Young - Personalised Freight Solutions

Christine  Christine Kankunnen - Personalised Freight Solutions

Madison  Madison Bailey - McCarthy Durie Lawyers

We welcome your feedback on interesting speakers you may like us to engage for your benefit and that of women in business associates in our communtity.

For further information please contact:

Naomi Cauley

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