exeter pa network

Event will help you discover your inner entrepreneur

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Thu, 02/01/2018 - 3:37pm

DEVELOPING an ‘entrepreneurial mind-set’ will be the theme of a networking and training event being organised for administrative staff in Exeter next month.

The event is being run by the Exeter PA Network, the networking and development organisation for all personal, executive and administrative assistants in Exeter and surrounding areas.

Key note speaker, Rachael Howourth of Momentum South West, will be encouraging delegates to develop their entrepreneurial mind-set in order to heighten their chances for success and ability to spot opportunities for themselves and their...

Exeter entrepreneur invited to speak at European PA Summit

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Wed, 12/13/2017 - 3:52pm

FOUNDER of Exeter PA Network, Kim Glover, has appeared at a prestigious international summit in Munich, where she spoke about the strategic role of personal assistants.

Kim was a speaker at the Benelux and DACH Executive Summit which took place over two days in Munich this month. The event, which is organised by the Vonlanthan Group, was attended by senior assistants from more than 20 different countries, representing most of Europe, Russia, Saudi Arabia, America and the UK.

The well-attended event was the fourth in its history, having taken place previously in Cannes,...

Development Conference declared a success

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Wed, 10/25/2017 - 7:01am

A development conference for PAs and key office staff from across the South West has been declared a huge success, with a 40 per cent growth in attendance on last year.

The event was staged in Bristol by the Exeter PA Network and offered training, development and networking for executive assistants, personal assistants, secretaries and administrators.

And building on the success of this event, organisers have already begun to plan next year’s conference.

Attendees travelled from as far as Launceston, Neath and Guildford. Some of the region’s largest employers were...

Spaces selling out fast for Development Conference

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:09am

PLACES are selling out fast for Exeter PA Network’s annual development conference which offers training and support to key office staff across the south west.

The event offers training, development, and networking for executive assistants, personal assistants, secretaries and administrators and is open to attendees from across the country. It follows the success of the network’s inaugural conference last year, which was run in partnership with the Bristol and Cardiff PA Networks.

It takes place on Friday, October 13 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Bradley Stoke,...

Network's special event to focus on mental toughness

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Mon, 06/05/2017 - 1:21pm

One of the area’s most successful networking groups is helping its members prepare for the future at a special development session in June.

Spaces are still available at Exeter PA Network’s formal development event, which is focussing on ‘hardiness and resilience’ and takes place at the Deer Park Hotel, near Honiton, on Thursday, June 22.

It is the network’s second development event this year and always proves very popular with members. Kim Glover, founder of the network, which now has more than 500 members, said the evening promised to be very informative for attendees....

City network group takes its message to the top

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 9:38am

ONE of Exeter’s most successful networking, training and support groups will be demonstrating its value to company bosses at a special event next month.

Following requests from its members and local businesses, Exeter PA Network is holding a free ‘showcase’ event.

Employers will have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of their administrative staff belonging to the network and find out more about how it can boost their business.

Kim Glover, founder of the Exeter PA Network, said: ‘At our showcase we will be sharing how we support local businesses and their...

Busy year ahead for Exeter networking group

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Fri, 02/03/2017 - 12:15pm

SUPPORT and training organisation, Exeter PA Network, which has seen its membership increase by 25 per cent in the last year, has launched its programme of activities for the coming 12 months.

The network, which is run by Kim Glover, continues to go from strength to strength, and now boasts more than 500 members.

It offers support, networking and development opportunities for personal and executive assistants, admin workers, secretaries and office staff across the city, and the first events in its busy calendar have already sold out.

Kim is executive assistant to...

Exeter PA Network host DIY cocktails

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 08/05/2016 - 7:40am

Cult coffee and wine bar, Artigiano, recently hosted Exeter’s highly successful PA Network for an evening of crafting cocktails, munching pizza platters and some essential networking with their peers.

Established in 2012, the Exeter PA Network is a professional networking group dedicated to supporting Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants, Secretaries and Administrators. With a mission to raise the profile of these vital roles within the business world, while delivering fresh and forward-thinking training and recognising the changes made to the PA role in recent years, the PA...

Development event declared a great success

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 4:58pm

Staff from some of Exeter’s top employers honed their skills at a development evening arranged by a city networking group.

The event, which was organised by the Exeter PA Network, saw more than 50 members attend presentations and training sessions at County Hall.

The network, which is made up of admin professionals from across Exeter and the surrounding areas has around 400 members. As well as providing training, support and social networking, the group also raises money for charity. This year it is aiming to raise £7,500 for local charity, BEEP (Business Empowering...

Exeter PA Network announces Charity of the Year

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:51pm

A ground-breaking project helping young people in Devon get their lives back on track is set to become the Exeter PA Network’s first Charity of the Year.

BEEP (Business Powering Employment Programme) has already helped 93 per cent of the young people it has worked with in Devon secure work, training and education opportunities.

Now the initiative, launched as part of Exeter City Council’s Rugby World Cup Legacy work, is to receive a boost from the Exeter PA Network.

The 400-strong membership of the networking and support group is pledging to raise £7500 to fund a...