Benefits - Business Women Scotland

Business Women Scotland – Membership

BWS Digital is the fastest growing membership for women in business in Scotland. Be part of a thriving professional community for smart-minded women where you can expand your network, seek new opportunities, upskill and learn from industry experts.

Our new membership website will be launching in November with lots of interesting features for women.

Support & Advice

We have regular blogs, articles, webinars & videos from business experts that we share exclusively on our members portal. They are a great source of expert advice and support. We also send a weekly Members Newsletter to keep you up to date.

Exclusive Members Offers

We have exclusive offers for BWS Members – Recent offers include discounted rates on recording and editing a podcast at Adeo’s podcast studio in Glasgow and a discount on the Federation of Small Businesses joining fee.

Spotlight Blog/ Feature

Every month we select a member to write a guest blog article or be interviewed for a spotlight feature, which will be published on our site.

BWS Events

All members receive a discount on ticket options for the BWS Roadshows across Scotland.

Connecting Members

We have an exclusive private Facebook Group for BWS Members Only. This allows members to connect, chat and support each other.

Event Listing

Promote your own events to all other BWS members via our website.

Bi-monthly Magazine

Our bi-monthly magazine provides an insight into the Scottish business community. We offer a reduced rate to members who wish to be profiled.


This is a wide selection of courses covering all aspects of running and growing your business. Scheduled courses with our guest speakers are announced at the beginning of each month.

Business Directory

Promote your business via our business directory, which contains details of every member and their business.

Mentoring matching

You have the opportunity to apply to be mentored. We will match you with one of our mentors that will match with your business. The mentoring programme opens every quarter for you to apply for a mentor.

Questions about your membership

What is BWS Digital membership?

BWS Digital gives members access to online tools, exclusive events and our growing community of smart working women. An extension of our BWS magazine, BWS is a broad, inclusive platform where exciting things happen between women at all stages of their careers.

What’s included in my BWS membership?
  • Full access to BWS online monthly video training courses –
  • Digital events with experts, business leaders, coaches and BWS  co-founder Lynne Kennedy MBE
  • Mentoring Matching service is available
  • Exclusive networking and inspiring content for BWS Digital members
  • Everything you need to supercharge your network and your career
  • Discounted tickets to attend BWS awards, roadshows
How much does a membership cost?

A trial membership for one month for £9

BWS Digital memberships are on a 6 or 12-monthly basis.

12-monthly membership plans – either £120 yearly or £60 for 6months for established businesses and £48 for 6 months or £96 for new businesses up to 3 years old.

You will automatically be charged each year thereafter until you cancel.

How do I cancel?

If you want to cancel your membership this can also be managed in your account area or email to

All BWS Digital memberships are signed up to a rolling 6 or 12-monthly basis.

How do I access the BWS membership?

Once you’ve signed up you’ll receive a welcome video from Lynne Kennedy and an an email from the Digital team explaining how to activate your membership.

Can I use the BWS membership on all of my devices?

You can access BWS Digital on desktops, laptops, tablets and mobiles.