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The Xtraordinary Executive Assistant: Growth Mindset, Resilience & Executive Presence

Embracing the evolution of Executive Assistant role and the changing responsibilities, duties and perception

15-16 Oct 2020
Sydney , Australia

Why You Should Attend

The Xtraordinary Executive Assistant: Growth Mindset, Resilience & Executive Presence

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.

In today’s business world, executive assistants have become true business advisers, working at the most senior levels of their company and driving not only their own success, but that of their entire organisation. For this is when EAs transform into something far more than merely support. They become true business advisers, working at the most senior levels of their company and driving not only their own success, but that of their entire organisation.

The Role of an Executive Assistant is constantly evolving; their duties and roles are diversifying. It is important to stay updated and be ahead, after all we EAs are the strategic business partners to our executives

The Xtraordinary Executive Assistant is a great platform for learning, exchanging opinions, and expanding one's network enabled by live presentations followed by a dynamic questions & answers sessions as well as panel discussions and workshops with some expert keynote speakers and workshop

Key Topics

  • Emotional Intelligence and why is it a vital skill for Executive Assistants
  • What is the future of the Executive Assistant role with the advancement of technologies and how to embrace artificial intelligence?
  • Work Life Balance: Finding the Right Balance between your Work and Personal Life to Achieve a Rewarding Job Satisfaction
  • Promoting ‘Change’ as your Winning Strategy in Managing a Dynamic High Profile Executive in your organisation
  • Building a Powerful Partnership with your Executive
  • 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

    Sally Byrne
    Marketing Director
    Coca – Cola Amatil

    Rhiannon Ward
    Executive Assistant to CEO & COO

    Liv Wilson Senior
    Executive Assistant

    Natalie Kennefick
    Executive Assistant to VP Retail & Mass Sales

    Lauren De Luca
    Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel.

    Agnes Balcer
    Executive Assistant to Board Members

    Peita Bosevski
    Executive Assistant to Group CEO

    Nick Ginsburg
    Executive Assistant to Provost and Senior Vice-President
    Monash University

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • The highlight of the event is certainly being here in Sydney and to interactive with delegates that shares common interest. I’m very happy to be here and share my story. Definitely be interested being part of Marcus Evans events in future Former Private Secretary to President Nelson Mandela
    • I had the pleasure of being the International Guest speaker earlier this year in Sydney Australia. What an honour it was. The whole lead up to the event was communicated well and all details were covered. Meeting the team who were all so professional and fun was a highlight Thank you for having me and can’t wait to work with you again. Samantha Cox, Former Executive Secretary to Sir Richard Branson
    • The two days were full of great speakers who gave inspirational talks and information that would assist and expand any EAs/PAs knowledge to be more efficient and proactive in their role. I would highly recommend EA/PA’s attending any future conferences. It’s a great way to excel your career to the next level and connect with other highly experienced and successful EA/PA’s. Executive Assistant to Executive Director, Commercial, Sydney Olympic Park Authority
    • I never ceased to be amazed at something like today’s conference and how well its been put together because all sessions seems to flow beautifully and the delegates got so much of it. Executive Assistant to CMO, ANZ
    • I am loving working with Marcus Evans, it’s my first time and all the way up leading to the conference date, they’ve been very professional, well organised and fantastic. Founder of The EA Institute
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Aarathi Manokaran

    Suite A-20-1, Level 20, Hampshire Place Office, 157 Hampshire City,
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,

    +603 2603 2594