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Key Skills Theatre
  1. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    During this fast-paced session with Abigail Barnes, Founder of Success by Design Training and author of Time Management for Entrepreneurs & Professionals, you will discover effective time management s ...
  2. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    You may be confused about ESG or need to prepare for the race to Net Zero, build a culture that empowers employees to do environmental and social good, attract new talent, win tenders and improve bran ...
  3. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    Join Carly Stephens, Managing Director of Training & Consultancy at The Maine Group for a practical workshop on navigating difficult conversations. Carly will walk us through difficult conversations a ...
  4. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    There is no one-size-fits-all approach to productivity. Discover how the three pillars of efficiency and success – time management, energy management, and strategic planning – can work together to for ...
  5. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    Step into the world of marketing as a personal assistant and enhance your skills to drive your organisation's growth. We all know PAs play a crucial role in supporting marketing initiatives, making it ...
  6. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    In this session Mesi Balog - Founder of Treat Your Staff will share the idea behind the 'Two sides of the Wellness Coin'. One side of the story being how can EAs and PAs be trendsetters and influencer ...
  7. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    Join an insightful talk on "Building a Resilient Team," where we explore the keys to cultivating resilience within your team. Learn strategies to foster a culture of empowerment, instill self-efficacy ...
Keynote Theatre
  1. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    • The importance of leaders being at the forefront of brands in the world of AI. • How LinkedIn can be used to effectively form strategic partnerships, win new business and build a digital reputation ...
  2. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    In recent times and unusually, we all experienced the same thing at the same time - COVID. As well as threatening the health of millions across the planet, the coronavirus, and the need to limit its d ...
  3. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    Join Sarah Howson and Marianne Whitlock as they lead an illuminating open discussion that delves into the defining qualities of high-performing Executive Assistants. Explore the core attributes, share ...
  4. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    Do you wake up every day and wear the same things? Most people only wear 20% of their wardrobe. Is most of that black or dark colours? Fay Sharpe OBE interviews Lucie Cave (Heat Magazine, Lorriane, IT ...
  5. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    In this session Caroline, who is a former PA and VA, now Founder of a multi award winning VA Agency on track for their 2025 ARR target of £500k and mother two two boys 5 and under will explore the imp ...
  6. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    In this speech, Tracey will delve into the intricate relationship between menopause and financial health aka financial well-being, particularly in the context of the workplace. The discussion centres ...
  7. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    Speaking is more than just standing on stage. Speaking is life, Speaking is business, Speaking is education - it's YOUR ability to deliver any message to any one with clarity, power & emotion - to tru ...
  8. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    Are you an Executive Assistant wondering about the future after your EA role? Or are you tired of your day and day and confused about how to develop your career within your existing role? Look no furt ...
  9. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    As Day 2 winds down, join us for a unique and invigorating session that blends celebratory cheer with career empowerment. Fizz and Focus is not just a keynote; it's a toast to your potential. What to ...
Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
  1. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    Your influence in the office is huge. Massive. Impactful and so significant. The role of an office manager has changed so much over the last 5 years, and the pandemic rocketed our roles into a more st ...
  2. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    In this panel discussion, we'll be interviewing three multi-award-winning office managers who have worked in both office management, HR and assistant roles and who collectively have both a wealth of e ...
  3. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    In this talk Vicky will describe the 9 life areas of the compass feng shui bagua and how they have an effect on you, your home and your office. She will give hints and tips on wellness, career motivat ...
  4. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    It can be frustrating when your plans for an incredible event are thwarted because the company that you’re working for doesn’t see that in sustainable events are worth it. Convincing the budget holder ...
  5. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    Projects come in all shapes and sizes, each with its unique challenges. Join us as we embark on a journey to uncover powerful strategies for seamlessly managing both business-as-usual tasks and projec ...
Personal Development Theatre
  1. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    Career Management takes time and effort, yet it is essential if you want to continue to feel fulfilled in your working life. In this interactive session, Joanna Gaudoin will look at why it matters so ...
  2. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    This is your chance to step into the world of empowerment and professional growth as Jessica Gardiner, Founder of The Assistant Room, takes the stage to host an engaging and inspiring panel discussion ...
  3. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    Other peoples reactions are often in response to your actions. We live life on auto-pilot, often making assumptions that those around us want to communicate and interact the way we want to communicate ...
  4. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    ★ Transform Your CV into an Interview Magnet ★ Ready to stop sending your CV into the void? It’s time to master a fundamental life skill for every ambitious administrative professional: crafting a CV ...
  5. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    If you feel that life isn't all it could be, set goals and stick to them, unable to speak up and hold space or that you are held back in showing up fully for yourself and others due to a lack of confi ...
  6. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    Is this imposter syndrome? Probably a question we'll have all asked at some point? And if it isn't, what else could it be? Something, we may have wondered. In this session Jasmine will bring clarity t ...
  7. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    As 2024 rapidly approaches, you might find yourself wondering where the time went. Have you spent 2023 with the nagging feeling that you should be more active on social media, only to get sidetracked ...
Tech Theatre
  1. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    This session welcomes Chloe Jessamy, Founder of multi-award-winning VA agency Supportal Business Services Chloe unveils the transformative power of project management tool Asana. Learn how to work sma ...
  2. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    ★ The Essential Assistant Dashboard: Build the Ultimate Workspace to Maximise Your Efficiency ★ Revolutionise Your Workspace with Notion This session is specifically designed for assistants who are ea ...
  3. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    A practical session that introduces AI, GenAI and LLMs, with frameworks and tips to get the most out of chatbots like ChatGPT. Key outcomes: Understand fundamentals of GenAI + LLMs - at a high level h ...
  4. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    Introducing Microsoft Loop. Learn what Microsoft Loop is and where is shows up. Find out how Microsoft Loop will help you with any collaborative tasks - it shows up in Outlook, Word on the Web and Mic ...
  5. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    In a world where technology evolves at lightning speed, executive assistants, administrative professionals, and office managers face a critical choice: innovate or stagnate. This session is designed t ...
  6. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    Have you ever considered how inclusive your documents are? Can someone with a visual impairment or learning difficulty read them? With an emphasis on Diversity and Inclusion, there are tools available ...
  7. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    Description: In-person meetings, including smaller internal meetings like offsites and strategy meetings, are on the rise due to hybrid and remote working. However, planning, budgeting, and managing m ...
Key Skills Theatre
  1. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    Join co-Founder & Director Lindsay Taylor as she invites you to conduct a Personal SWOT Exercise. SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. It's an exercise and analysis normal ...
  2. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    In this session, Paul will revolutionise the way you approach presentations by shattering the myth of bullet points. Gone are the days of dull, lifeless slides that fail to engage your audience. Paul ...
  3. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    Minutes can be an active tool to help the meeting achieve something but, all to often, those who chair the meeting don't define the decision or action clearly. In this session, Joanna will show you ho ...
  4. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    Introduction: The purpose of this training is to equip personal and executive assistants (PAs) with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complex landscape of booking and managing business t ...
  5. Key Skills Theatre
    • Key Skills Theatre
    Navigating the logistics and delegate management of meetings bookings is hard enough, never mind when you need to keep them entertained while considering the HR requisites of looking after delegates a ...
Keynote Theatre
  1. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    I will speak about how adaptability is essential for success and highlight examples of how to navigate change by embracing adaptability. I will also look at change as a catalyst for growth and how to ...
  2. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    Having been a Celebrity PA to some of the UK's top TV talent over the last 25 years, I have just published a novel about a young celebrity PA dashing round London fulfilling the requests of her demand ...
  3. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    Join us as we discuss hot topics and answer your questions during a live episode recording of The Crodie Files. A podcast for all Assistants and all Business Support professionals by two career Execut ...
  4. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    Chief of Staff: Top 5 Skills Needed for the Executive Shift Panel Session led by Marianne Whitlock and Sarah Howson from Strategic PA Network discussing the top 5 skills needed for the executive shift ...
  5. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    How to prioritise wellbeing at events to enhance delegate experience?How to educate and inspire through teambuilding and wellness activities at events? The role of EAs and PAs as influencers in event ...
  6. Keynote Theatre
    • Keynote Theatre
    Ever dreamed of being a rockstar? With WeJam's immersive rockstar experience, you can perform your favourite songs even if you've never picked up an instrument before!
Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
  1. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    Will look to provide a state of the nation type update on: trends issues rates what to be aware of what services are hot and what are not
  2. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    Suzy Sanders is the founder of the only family run Virtual Assistant Franchise in the UK. She's contributed to, delivered talks and written for brands including: BBC, The Homeworker Magazine, Huffingt ...
  3. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    Dive into the world of marketing strategy, social media, SEO, websites, and more, as Alison guides you through the latest VA marketing tips and shares real-world case studies. Discover the latest must ...
  4. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    Could Specialism in Neurodiversity be the next step for you as a PA or VA? In this interactive session Donna Elliott Specialist VA at DEVA (Donna Elliott Virtual Assistants) and one of her clients Pro ...
  5. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    So many people start their business, especially in the online world, and don't consider business strategy. I liken not spending time on developing a robust strategy for your business is like trying to ...
  6. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    Caroline started her VA Agency in lockdown 2020 to launch once the first lockdown was over - there was no access to networking, unless online and she was pregnant with her second baby, and mostly runn ...
  7. Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    • Office Management and VA Conference Theatre
    Holly and Kathy both run multi-VA agencies but started as individual VAs with their own clients, as most VAs do. They share their knowledge, insight, and tips on how to take your business from just yo ...
Personal Development Theatre
  1. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    In today's fast-paced corporate world, the roles of PAs, EAs, and Office Managers are more demanding than ever. Balancing myriad tasks, handling extreme pressures, and continuously supporting high-lev ...
  2. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    This seminar, lectured by Pitman Training London’s director Chris Hodson, is a must for any aspiring or working PA, EA, VA or Office Manager looking to progress in their career. We will undercover how ...
  3. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    It is often assumed that the ultimate role within the business support industry is Chief of Staff - but this role isn't for everyone, neither do all businesses need one. If you’re beginning to think a ...
  4. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    In these ‘interesting times’ we can often lose hope, motivation or aspiration – Nick will show how we can all build resilience, harness anxiety and raise our motivation to forge ahead personally and p ...
  5. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    Pathways to Progress: The Essential Role of Career Development for Admin Professionals Objective: To inspire and inform admin professionals at The PA Show about the importance and benefits of ongoing ...
  6. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    In the dynamic world of Executive and Personal Assistance, the juggling act of managing responsibilities often leaves little time for self-care. This talk is crafted specifically to inspire EAs and PA ...
  7. Personal Development Theatre
    • Personal Development Theatre
    What does it mean to be leadership material? What does it mean to be a leader? Where do people lead from? And, are leader born or made? Join Jasmine for an engaging workshop where these critical leade ...
Tech Theatre
  1. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    Learn Shelley’s top tips for creating Excel-lent spreadsheets, from making things add up - to creating a People Graph – an infographic of your data. Learn how to sort and filter and present your data ...
  2. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    In this session we are going to look at what is missing in event tech, why and what we, as planners, can do about it. Nearly all the current event tech is designed to improve the attendee experience. ...
  3. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    The Essential Social Media Toolkit for the Successful EA/VA Unlocking the key to success when mastering social media - now a necessary skill for anyone in an executive support role. This session with ...
  4. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    Each time I deliver this session, I get lots of oohs and ahhs. Tune in for my 12 top time busting tips to make working with Microsoft Applications easier and faster. Master these tips and you will sav ...
  5. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    In this session Paul will focus on leveraging powerful features to make your Teams calls more effective. He will explore a range of tools and techniques designed to enhance collaboration, communicatio ...
  6. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    In this session you will explore the crucial aspect of creating accurate prompts for ChatGPT. You will delve into the significance of precision and clarity when formulating prompts for ChatGPT, ensuri ...
  7. Tech Theatre
    • Tech Theatre
    Some of us spend more time in our inbox than we do with our family. At work you are nothing less than a ninja fighting the influx of emails and appointments. Paul has developed this session to provide ...