|We are extremely grateful to all of our partners and supporters for their various contributions towards making the events, conference and awards the success the VA industry deserves.|
|BeMyVA.com - leading independent and international directory for Virtual Assistants - supporting the development of professional standards in the VA industry by working with the world’s leading organisations and associations. Connecting business with professional Virtual Assistants across the Globe – Be My VA: Be seen, Be found, Be connected www.bemyva.com|
|office* is the UK’s largest event aimed at meeting the needs of PAs, EAs, VAs and Office Managers. Meet leading suppliers, who will be showcasing the best in everything, from venues and accommodation to office equipment and furniture. You can participate in CPD accredited training seminars, plus with over 5,500 visitors in 2017, you will also gain valuable network connections. Attend office* 28 February – 1 March 2018 at Olympia, London. Find out more and register your interest at www.officeshow.co.uk|
|Society of Virtual Assistants|
The Society of Virtual Assistants was founded in 2005 to help UK VAs set up and stay in business including an active forum, Approved VA Scheme, the UK VA Survey and various templates to help run your business. With over 1,300 VAs as members, it is the largest network of UK based virtual assistants.www.societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk
Founded in 1999, pa-assist.com is the No 1 free resource and information site for office professionals with almost 12,500 members. The primary purpose of pa-assist is to support PAs, EAs, VAs Secretaries, Administrators and Office Managers by providing help, resources and information relative to their responsibilities. We actively support the PA community, by providing Knowledge, Networking, Learning and Development opportunities. Follow us on Twitter @pa_assist for our latest news, and for networking events follow @panetworking. Free to register www.pa-assist.com
|ACA - UK|
|The Association of Celebrity Assistants, ACA-UK, is a non-profit organisation created and used by Personal Assistants working for high profile individuals from the worlds of film, TV, theatre, music, luxury goods, fashion, beauty, charity, business, politics, art and sport. We offer members a confidential environment in which to meet, exchange ideas, share information, give advice and post jobs. http://www.aca-uk.com|
|The International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the professional education and development of members of the Virtual Assistance profession, and to educating the public on the role and function of the Virtual Assistant. The IVAA provides continuing education, networking opportunities, member benefits and optional certification to its members, as well as provide a member directory and Request for Proposal (RFP) system for parties interested in utilizing the services of member virtual assistants. http://www.ivaa.org|
|Global PA Association|
|Global PA Association & Training Academy was established by Rosemary Parr in 2006. As a Professional Membership Association and Training Academy we have educational links to two of the UK's top Universities - Kingston University Business School & Birkbeck, University of London.
We are also partners with the ILM (Institute of Leadership & Management) which is part of City and Guilds so we can offer Executive & Personal Assistants the highest qualifications and opportunities for career development possible. We 'walk our talk' and campaign tirelessly for recognition and opportunities for professional development for hard working Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants and Secretaries across the globe.
We are committed to developing the motivation and confidence of people like you, office professionals across the globe, and improving your opportunities for career progression. Our members come from the UK, Europe, Middle East, Far East and Australia. www.globalpa-association.com
|Institute of Administrative Management (IAM)|
|The Institute of Administrative Management is one of the oldest professional bodies in the UK, having inspired professional business managers and administrators since 1915. Through its membership services and it professional development scheme, the IAM assists administrative professionals to progress their skills and careers, through learning and development opportunities (for examples: qualifications, webinars, events), networking and knowledge sharing. The IAM champions the administrative profession and through its membership provides professional recognition to demonstrate high professional standards. www.instam.org|
|International Management Assistants|
|A global and high quality network of management support professionals. Two of our main aims are the personal and professional development of our members and the continued evolution of the management support profession.
Our Association has been founded in 1974 as European Association for Professional Secretaries (EAPS) by Sonia Vanular. In 1999 the members decided to rename the Association to European Management Assistants (EUMA) and in 2016 to change to IMA - International Management Assistants, considering the huge changes of our profession and the business world and to get prepared for the future.
Our Association distinguishes itself from others with its international dimension. Our members have access to a professional network which encompasses a vast range of business cultures, languages and lifestyles, but also provides a place where everyone is on common ground in a safe and proactive environment. We are currently represented in more than 25 countries.
Our Association is a self-development organization with no political aims and no trade-union activities. English is the official language of our Association. www.ima-network.org