Diary of Events


  • Sat 22 Sep 2018: CWO Development: Presentation, Profiles, & TV
    REGISTRATION CLOSED

    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 with the professional TV coach, Kevin Bentley.

    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 22 Sep 2018
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
  • Wed 17 Oct 2018: Dinner with Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP (LONDON)

    Dinner with Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP
    You are invited to dinner with Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on Wednesday 17th October 2018.

    The Conservative Women's Organisation (London) are celebrating 100 years of the first women getting the vote and to support women into public life.

    Date: Wednesday 17th October 2018
    Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start, speeches between 7:00-7:45pm, followed by dinner for 10:00pm close.
    Dress code: Formal
    Location: Central London Location - For security, this will be confirmed to attendees 24-48 hours before the event

    Funds raised at the dinner will be donated to Conservative women standing in future national and local elections.

    Standard Tickets: £60.00 (table of 10 - £550)
    VIP Table Tickets: £100.00 each (VIP Drinks Reception with the Foreign Secretary prior to dinner)

    Programme:

    Sparkling reception, 3-course sit-down dinner with wine (guests will be contacted individually for food preferences from the menu & any allergies/intolerances & dietary requirements). There will also be an auction/raffle.

    Contact: Neeti Gupta 07888 697 789 neeti@conservativewomen.uk South-East London CWO Co-ordinator
     
    Date
    Wed 17 Oct 2018
    Price
    From £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP
    Contact
  • Sat 20 Oct 2018: 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 20 Oct 2018
    Price
    £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
  • Sat 27 Oct 2018: CWO Development: Get Started in Politics

    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. 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 27 Oct 2018
    Price
    £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
  • Tue 30 Oct 2018: CWO Forum: Blue Policy 4 A Green Planet

    Blue Policy 4 A Green Planet

    Speakers Include:

    Rt. Hon. Michael Gove MP - Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    The event will take place in the Palace of Westminster at 6.00pm.  Register online and a ticket with specific venue details will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the Forum.

    Please use the Cromwell Green Entrance, at the front of the Houses of Parliament. Ensure you leave enough time to clear through security as it can take up to 30 minutes during busy times and bring an umbrella if needed, as you maybe queueing outside.

    Please click here for directions to Parliament and where to find the Cromwell Green entrance.

     

    About CWO Forums

    The forums exist to give an opportunity to debate topical subjects and challenging issues that affect women and their families every day. It also gives women a chance to network, socialise and have direct contact with parliamentarians.

    Date
    Tue 30 Oct 2018
    Price
    £0.00
    Speaker(s)
    See Details
    Contact
  • Thu 1 Nov 2018: Celebration Fundraising Dinner with Jacob Rees-Mogg

    CELEBRATION FUNDRAISING DINNER
    with The Honourable Jacob Rees-Mogg MP

    AUCTION
    Fundraising Auction to be led by Dame Eleanor Laing MP for Epping Forrest

    Thursday 1st November 2018 7.30 for 8pm

    Tickets £125, to include: Drinks Reception 3 Course Dinner with ½ bottle of wine

    Dress Code: Black Tie

    For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Angela Richardson through the CWO Desk at cwo@conservatives.com

    Date
    Thu 1 Nov 2018
    Price
    £125.00
    Speaker(s)
    Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP
    Contact
  • Sat 3 Nov 2018: 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, practice answering selection questions, and - in a private individual session - to make your initial pitch for the seat.  We will also outline the rules for campaign finances and offer you our 10 top tips for candidates.

    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 3 Nov 2018
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
  • Sat 10 Nov 2018: CWO Development: Public Speaking (Full Day)

    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 10 Nov 2018
    Price
    £70.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
  • Sat 24 Nov 2018: CWO Development: Advanced Process

    Advanced Process

    Be put though your paces ahead of attending your PAB. Includes, back to back 1-2-1 sessions to practice your interview technique and making a short speech. The workshop is for people who have already submitted their PAB Application form to Candidates Department. Priority will be given to people who already have a date to attend their PAB (let us know!)

    Before you can be accepted on the course, you will need to email a copy of your PAB Application form to: 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. You must have submitted your PAB Application form to Candidates Department.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.

    Date
    Sat 24 Nov 2018
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
  • Sat 1 Dec 2018: 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 10.30pm 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 1 Dec 2018
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
  • Thu 13 Dec 2018: Be Your Own Boss Oxford Christmas Social
    REGISTRATION CLOSED

    Join CWO Enterprise on Thursday 13th December for a Be Your Own Boss: Christmas Social/ Networking event.

    Please 'Save the Date' - more details to follow soon.
    Date
    Thu 13 Dec 2018
    Price
    £0.00
    Speaker(s)
    TBC
    Contact
  • Mon 28 Jan 2019: CWO Development: Be a Councillor Seminar

    Be a Councillor Seminar

    We are pleased to invite any selected 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
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