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The EA’s / PA’s of Tomorrow

Powering up your EA role in a professional environment of constant change by sustaining your presence, influence and creating an impact in managing expectations

30-31 May 2019
Sydney, Australia

Conference Workshop

Featuring a Full-Day Workshop

Workshop Moderator: Suezette Smit

Company: International Leadership Coach, Motivational and Transformational Speaker, Philanthropist, Life and Business Strategist and Author International Leadership Coach, Motivational and Transformational Speaker, Philanthropist, Life and Business Strategist and Author

Why You Should Attend

The EA’s / PA’s of Tomorrow

A quote from Sir Richard Branson “Behind every successful CEO is a hardworking and an exceptional Executive Assistant”.  They are the best-kept secret of effective business leaders. In reality, a successful Executive Assistants plays an integral role in the organisation and they are the “Brains behind the Brains” and the secret weapon of any successful leaders. Exceptional Executive Assistants are high-performing, consummate professionals who understand the business and the executive so thoroughly they can operate as a seamless extension of the executive and that is what makes them the secret weapon.

The role modern Office Professionals and Executive Assistants is always evolving, keeping pace with the wider executive environment. The role of an Executive Assistant is ever evolving and to ensure you continue to develop your career, it is crucial to demonstrate that you can adapt in a dynamic role while continuing to deliver to a very high standard. With the potential for a more dynamic role, meeting and exceeding expectations is key, to deliver exceptional results and subsequently build a strong relationship with the people you are supporting.

Every session topic has been chosen to enable you to future-proof your skills and competencies. Our line-up of incredible speakers will inspire you, they will share their incredible expertise and knowledge and they will give you real and practical guidance that will help you add value within your organisation as the World Class Executive Assistant.

International Keynote Session

Facilitated by: Samantha Cox
Former Personal Assistant to Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group
Corporate Director of VIP Services
Seminole Gaming, California

Samantha Cox, former EA to Sir Richard Branson - one of the world's most successful entrepreneurs. Her impressive background includes more than 16 years' experience in executive assistant roles for high-profile such as Sir Richard Branson and Jackie O. During her tenure as Branson's EA, she also became involved with his philanthropic endeavour Virgin Unite, as well as The Elders organisation, an independent group of global leaders who work together for peace and human rights, founded by the late Nelson Mandela


Key Topics

  • Maximising the use of technology to be an efficient and effective Executive Assistant/ Personal Assistant
  • How to exceed the expectations of your boss and colleagues on a daily basis
  • Executive Assistants to raise their game and be able to show up as Strategic Partners to their C-Suite Leader
  • The Assistant Evolution – Transitioning from Business Support to Business Partner
  • Career Planning & Progression: The Evolving Role of the Executive Assistant
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Rio Tinto Iron Ore - Resource
    KPMG Australia
    Quadrant Energy
    Australian Border Force
    McCormick Foods Australia
    Department of Home Affairs
    Department of Immigration and Citizenship
    Vodafone Fiji Ltd
    John Holland Pty Ltd
    Monash University
    Commonwealth Bank of Australia
    Energy Developments Pty Ltd

    Why Choose marcus evans Conferences?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Samantha Cox
    Former Personal Assistant to Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group, Director of VIP Services
    Seminole Gaming, California

    Bonnie-Rae Anglish - MBA, FIAOP
    Executive Assistant to CEO
    Nestle` Australia

    Peita Bosevski
    Executive Assistant Group Chief Executive Officer
    QBE Insurance Group Limited

    Kristen Chicktong
    Executive Assistant to Chris Beer, CEO
    George and Matilda EyeCare

    Chris Beer
    George & Matilda

    Michelle Bowditch
    Executive Assistant to CEO
    Clipsal Solar by Schneider Electrics

    Maria Ferlito
    Executive Assistant to Executive Director, Commercial
    Sydney Olympic Park Authority

    Michelle Goulos
    Executive Assistant to Chief of Parking & Ground Access
    Melbourne Airport | Winner of 2018 Executive Assistant of the Year Page Personnel

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “Excellent program! This is a must for all EA’s and PA’s in all organisation” Board Secretary, National Provident Fund Soloman Island
    • “First training which EA specific – well done and well recommended” Office Manager, Victoria Daly Shire Council
    • “Excellent course. The entire programme was very relevant to EA’s” PA to Country Medical Director, Pfizer
    • Great content and breath of information - really refreshing & worthwhile conference Executive Assistant, Cotton On Group
    • The event was inspiring and empowering, with a real sense of bonding PA to EOS & IWS Director, Thales
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    (AUS) Serena Pereira

    Level 5, 89 York Street
    NSW 2000

    61 (0)2 9238 7123