Thursday, May 20, 2010

WBN Meeting at Dali's Glorious Magnolia Cafe

WBN Meeting Magnolia Cafe 18/5/2010

Attended: LC, JR, Anika, Dali, Rebecca, Femke, Ilse, Phillipa, Hanna, Heather, Natalie, Konni, Catherine, (13)


Huge thanks to the warm, hospitable Dali for hosting a wonderful group of ladies, in a very special setting, complete with perfect refreshments, and an amazing, unexpected 60 minute treatment Gift Voucher for the Magnolia Spa, given to each of the ladies present.

Thanks and apologies: Lynn, Sue (Crawshaws) Sue Holehouse

Round the table introductions

Lorraine Clark - Entrepreneur

ISLAND HOLIDAY RENTALS - Amazing holiday rental villas on the island of Koh with a difference...

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Are you a Twitterer? Follow me -

Villa movie clips -


The Siam Junk...An amazing sailing experience...

Holiday dreams come true at:

CONTACT - Mobile: (66) 089 047 6348 Office: (66) 77 24 7762

Jo Reynolds- Beautiful Thai home decor Internet shopping website

Shop at my website

Connect with me on

Become a Facebook Fan tel. 087 385 1663
House to rent: Unspoiled south of Samui.

Anika Ningelgen– Do let Anika know if any friends or family want to stay at the IBIS as she will offer a good rate for accommodation.

Her e-mail tel. 083 5022250

Dalia Dillon – Beautiful new Coffee Shop has just opened next to Magnolia Spa. tel. 077 601133 or 081 981 4523

Natalie Bosse- A new service offering English lessons & etiquette for hospitality staff on Samui tel. 082 8033123

Konni- Offers an Exclusive Guide Service for Women & Couples. Unusually for Samui, this is NOT a sex related service, but a genuine service to show tourists Samui best kept secrets, such as restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Konnie Kuummel: tel 084 4417737

Ilse Dumont-
1- The Pier, Fisherman's Village, offers 20% discount for Samui residents.
Her e-mail - tel. 081 370 7716

2-The Scent Hotel, Big Buddha Beach, offers Tapas Promotion (10 different tapas, 1 carafe of home made Sangria) 1000 for 2 persons 11am to 6pm tel. 077 962 198

Phillipa Williams- Crawshaws Lawyer on Samui tel. 087 380 6096

Catherine Cornish- Auberge Resort Lamai. tel. 0819 786 245

Femke Bartelse- I.T related skills, including WWW shops, and computer networking.

Heather Fay- Teacher. TEFLWORLD Koh Samui. Special arrangements can be made to have Heather train her English teacher students in your workplace, this gives free English lessons back to your own staff tel.0800 380 176

Hanna Sem, on long visit to Samui, maybe about to create a business

Island Events/ Info:

May 31st to June 5th- Samui Regatta. Contact Lorraine Clark for more information about 2 Very Special Ladies Events. CONTACT - Mobile: (66) 089 047 6348 Office: (66) 77 24 7762

2nd October. Samui Adventure Race, swimming, cycling, running. Contact Aneka @ IBIS for more details

Ladies Night- Saboey Resort & Villas. Free drinks for ladies! Contact Ai Lian Chia 081 968 7595 for more details

WBN on Chickynet –

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Next Meeting Thursday 18th May. Magnolia Cafe


Let's really go for it in 2010 & shout about what we do! Promote our businesses!

Come along to the Koh Samui WBN meeting: Tuesday 18th May @ Magnolia Cafe, 6pm to 7.30pm

Please confirm if you can come along

Click this link at the top of the message for a map.Dali is generously hosting us in her beautiful new cafe, next door to the Magnolia Spa.

* Please feel free to bring along a friend

* No fees

* Also any business cards & marketing material, so that we can encourage doing business amongst ourselves

* We will devote some time to any new project - or please let me know ahead of the meeting if you want 10 minutes or so within the agenda

Keep up to date by following the link to our mini website (blog) Click on the link below to follow us!

Women's business network
Koh Samui Women's Business Network

Looking forward to hearing from you!

With best wishes

Jo Reynolds

087 385 1663

Monday, February 22, 2010

2nd Hand Sale May

Dear ladies,

following the success of the second hand sale during Samui Mala Week in September, Rotary Club of Koh Samui are holding another sale on 1st May at Panyadee School, Chaweng Noi. Look out for further information on how you can donate goods for sale!

Please see attached poster for details!

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

WBN Meeting IBIS 11/2/10

WBN Meeting IBIS 11/2/10

Attended: LC, Anika, Dany, Belinda, Lynn, Beate, Niki, Susanne, Talita, Sue, Dali. (11)


Thanks and apologies (JR on visa trip)

Round the table introductions

Belinda – Teaching English, has school in Maenam. Contact details: Belinda Craddock 084 851 6547 Email:

Beate – Working with clients going through surgery and dentist treatments in Bangkok/Samui and other areas

Niki – Has new product arriving on the island soon...A Pet Incinerator, a service to take the pain away off having to ‘dispose’ of deceased pets

Talita – Graphic designer/ Websites/ Blogs /SEO etc.
Also teaches Salsa at ‘The Salsa’ restaurant/ bar in Maenam (opp. Lomphraya ferry/ temple entrance) Monday nights: 7 – 8pm Ladies only then 8 – 9 pm Couples class. Saturday night Open Salsa class. Beginners class 9pm (free)
1st class 100 THB (Mondays) - 5 classes 1000 THB – Couples 1500 THB
Contact: Leeta: 083 633 0365 – Email:

Susanne – Learning to tango in Argentina!

Lynn – Updated us on Samui Rescue and the Marathon.

Volunteers needed for the marathon Sunday 28 February’s an early start from 0600 onwards! Lots of help needed for the water stations along the route.
Contact: 077 417 002 – email:

Dany – Hairdressing business – Home visits

Anika – Do let Anika know if any friends or family want to stay at the IBIS as she will offer a good rate for accommodation.

Sue – Possible discounts for WBN members at Crawshaws!

Dali – New Coffee shop has just opened next to Magnolia Spa. Has offered the coffee shop as next venue for WBN meeting.

Island Events/ Info

Palmistry and Life System – Dorra 084 462 2713 –

May Day Mega Second Hand Sale – 1st May 2010 14.00 – 17.00hrs Panyadee School. More details to follow.

SOS Book sale – Wednesday 17th February @ KC Resort

Samui Marathon – Sunday 28th February 12, 2010

Absolute Sanctuary - Afternoon tea every day throughout February 4 -6pm

Chinese New Year – 14th February Celebrations at Chinese temple/ on the beach in Maenam

Valentines day – Valentines Ball @ Baan Taling Ngam Resort

Chickynet –

Koh Phangan Film Festival – 12/14 February 12

Heather Small @ KC Resort 2nd March 2010

TOM JONES @ Bangkok Impact 21st March 2010 – Yay!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Christmas Gift Voucher Idea!

Great gift idea from Dany. We all know how hard it can be to find the right present for that someone special.

Here is the answer!

Contact Dany for more details

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Kid's Holiday Parties and Workshops

Events organised by Island Thais & Expats.

A series of parties & workshops in December.

Fundraising right now, includes a goal of 350 kid's gifts @ value of 200 Baht / gift

Just contact Jo or Lorraine if you would like to join us in helping to support this amazing series of events

Working Together for a Greener Samui

Please send Shelley any news you have for events...

Please forward to her in good time - anything she can add to her event calendar

She will include everything that has to do with networking people to create or support a clean and green Samui, that have to do with environment, charity, fundraising.

We want to support and reflect a clean and green Samui for visitors and residents alike…

Please send Shelley news so that she can add it to our calendar.