I’m so excited to share this blog post with you today! As many of you will know, we have organised a Virtual Summit for PAs on the 20th October. As part of the programme for the Virtual Summit we wanted to include a few  live sessions  recorded in front of an audience. Well, today I am asking if you would like to be part of that live audience? We are looking for assistants who would like to take part in the Virtual Summit Live Recording! Here are the details:

The Virtual Summit Live Recording

Date: Thursday 14th September 2017
Time: 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Location: One Alfred Place, London
Ticket Price: Free to attend The recording is taking place in London so if you are in another part of the world, please do pass on the details to your London based colleagues. For those of you that can not make it, all three sessions will be broadcast as part of the Virtual Summit in October.To book your seat just head over to the Eventbrite page and sign up. Places are very limited so book now to avoid disapointment.


5:30pm: Arrival and Networking drinks

Hello and welcome. Networking drinks will take place in the fabulous bar at One Alfred Place.

6:00pm: Managing your Executive’s schedule like a mega star  

The single most important aspect of the PA role is to save our Executive’s time. Saving our Executive time means they can spend that time on making the organisation more successful. There are loads of different ways we can save our Executive’s time, but it all starts with the fundamental task of diary management. Most assistants manage their Executive’s schedule and most Executive’s live by what is in that schedule. So, if we can take control of our Executive’s diary we can really add value. In this panel session our amazing speakers discuss and share their experience of managing their Executive’s schedule like a total mega star!

Bethany Burns, First Mate to the Captain at Brewdog
Emma Kernan Staines, EA at Sport England
Yvette Pearson, PA to the CEO at Hermes Investment Management
Jess Gardiner, MD of The Assistant Room
Haseena Bheekhun, Association of Extraordinary Personal Assistants

6:30pm: The Productive PA

Adam Strong will share his incredible tips that will increase your productivity by 300%. Think of all of the things you can do with more time! Adam is champion for supporting women, personal assistants and entrepreneurs and is the Founder of ‘The Association of Extraordinary PAs. He runs events for personal assistants on how they can position themselves differently from other PAs, become inspired and empowered to make changes, achieve greatness and success in their personal and professional lives.

Speaker: Adam Strong, International Speaker and Founder of AEPAS.

7:00pm: Managing your time, dealing with interruptions and saying ‘no’ to unnecessary stuff

In our second panel session we will discuss how important it is for Assistants to manage their time effectively, to deal with those time wasters and constant interruptions. The panel also offers advice on how to say ‘no’ to unnecessary tasks.

Lorraine Stone, EA at Morrison & Foerster LLP
Faye Kilour  EA at London Southbank University
Alex Servys, EA at the SEEN Group
Shirley Ruiz, EA at HSBC (AEPAS)


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