Diary of Events


  • Sat 26 Jan 2019: CWO Development: Get Started in Politics
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    Get Started in Politics

    Come and find out more about how to get involved with the Party and explore which routes might be best for you. We will help you to develop your political CV and guide you to next steps for your role in public life.
    • Limited to 20 attendees only
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 10:00am for prompt 10.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 4.00pm
    • Places are offered on a first come/paid, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 26 Jan 2019
    Price
    £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Mon 28 Jan 2019: CWO Development: Be a Councillor Seminar

    Be a Councillor Seminar

    We are pleased to invite any potential council candidates who may be interested in attending, to a “Be a Councillor” Seminar on Monday 28th March 2019 from 3pm-7pm at 18 Smith Square, London SW1P 3HZ.

    The event is being funded by the Local Government Association Conservative Group and supported by the Conservative Women’s Organisation.

    The Seminar is designed for any Conservative candidates who have been selected to stand or are on the Council candidates list in the 2019 Local Elections.

    Topics to be covered will include:
    • The roles and responsibilities of a councillor.
    • Representing your local community
    • Social media and communications.
    • Probity in public life, keeping within the law.
    The seminar is free of charge to attendees. Please do pass this invitation to anyone who you feel should attend.

    We hope to see you there.

    LGA Conservative Group / Conservative Women’s Organisation

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited - please email cwo@conservatives.com if you are unable to attend so we may offer someone else your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event and already be selected to stand in the 2019 Local Government elections.
    Date
    Mon 28 Jan 2019
    Price
    £0.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
  • Sat 9 Feb 2019: CWO Development: Presentation, Profiles, & TV

    Presentation, Profiles, & TV Workshop

    This workshop focuses on the way you present yourself and how you might appear on television.

    The sessions include in-depth television preparation and practice

    It also explores your personal brand and helps you to draw up a personal profile for use in political campaigns.

    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    4. Price includes lunch
    Date
    Sat 9 Feb 2019
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 16 Feb 2019: CWO Development: Council Campaigning

    Council Campaigning

    Although aimed towards people standing as Conservative council candidates, this will also help anyone who doesn't have much (or any) experience in canvassing and campaigning.

    In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of how to approach a doorstep conversation so you can be confident in accurately recording the person's voting intention.

    It explains why we canvass, what we do with the information and it also gives you the information on how to turn out your target audience on polling day to ensure success at the ballot box!

    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    4. Price includes lunch.
    Date
    Sat 16 Feb 2019
    Price
    £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 23 Feb 2019: CWO Development: Media Relations & Radio

    Media Relations & Radio

    In this one-day workshop, you will learn how to develop - and make the most of - good relationships with journalists. You'll do a mock radio interview with feedback and learn how to speak on-the-spot. You'll also learn about writing press releases. 
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 10:00am for prompt 10.30am start
    • Finishing no later than 4.00pm
    • Places are offered on a first come/paid, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 23 Feb 2019
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 9 Mar 2019: CWO CENTENARY CONFERENCE & AGM 2019

    CWO Conference 100

    Join the Conservative Women's Organisation for their Conference and AGM celebrating their centenary.

    YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW

    Join very special guests and speakers - from the past and present.

    Saturday 9th March 2019 at a central Westminster location (details will be sent out closer to the date for security reasons).

    The National AGM will follow the CWO Conference (at around 4:30-5:00pm - exact time to be confirmed when the AGM is announced to CWO Convention members).

    SPECIAL OFFERS!

    The CWO are discounting all tickets, but we have a few extra special offers:

    Bring a First-Time Attendee

    We are encouraging members to bring someone who has never attended a CWO Conference before. The additional ticket will be at a discounted price for anyone who is a first-time attendee at a CWO Conference of £30.

    Conservative Young Women Attendees

    If you're 30 and under, then sign up for our £30 CYW ticket. This price covers the cost of lunch and refreshments.

    Early Bird Tickets

    Get in before the 31st January and get another £10 off full price tickets! Pay just £35 (you can also bring a first-time attendee and they will pay just £30 - see above).

    Full Price Tickets

    These go on sale from the 1st February and are £45 (First-Time Attendees and CYW ticket prices won't be affected).
     
    Date
    Sat 9 Mar 2019
    Price
    From £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    See Details
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 16 Mar 2019: CWO Development: Introduction to Process

    Introduction to Process

    This workshop is for those of you who have not yet submitted your application form to Candidates Department. It will explain the form, the process, how to prepare for it, and what to expect at the PAB.
    • Limited to 20 attendees 
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 10:00am for prompt 10.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 4.00pm
    • Places are offered on a first come/paid, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 16 Mar 2019
    Price
    £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 23 Mar 2019: CWO Development: Selections & Seat Hunting

    Selections & Seat Hunting Workshop

    So, you are now on the Parliamentary List. What next? You will need to research your seat and identify the best way to showcase your talents to the Selectors. This is no ordinary job interview!

    This workshop provides you with the opportunity to plan an effective research strategy, and review your CV.

    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    4. Price includes lunch
    Date
    Sat 23 Mar 2019
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 30 Mar 2019: CWO Development: Advanced Process

    Advanced Process

    Back to back 1-2-1 sessions to put you through your paces ahead of attending your PAB. This workshop is for those who have already applied for the PAB and submitted their application forms to Candidates Department. Priority will be given to people who already have a date for their PAB but you will need to email development@conservativewomen.org.uk your PAB application form before you can be accepted on the course.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: London tbc
    • Start time: 10:00am for prompt 10.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 4.00pm
    • Places are offered on a first come/paid, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 30 Mar 2019
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 13 Apr 2019: CWO Development: Public Speaking

    Part I: Introduction to Public Speaking
    The introduction explains the different public speaking environments; what to prepare for; and targeting your speech to your audience. It also gives you an introduction to speech structures and styles and there is a breakout session to give you practice making a short speech.

    Part II: Debating Policy
    Part II explains the policy development process and how to make an effective case For and Against and there is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock debate.

    Part III: The Press Conference
    The final part of the day teaches you how to sell your proposal; how to present your case to the media; and what to consider when answering questions from journalists. There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock press conference.

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 13 Apr 2019
    Price
    £70.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
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