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Personal Assistant Conference to Feature Extraordinary Speakers

Authored by EPAN
Posted: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 7:37am

• The former EA to the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will share his extraordinary story to inspire South West admin professionals. • The PA Network Development Conference is proud to host four industry speakers aiming to encourage insight into emerging best practices, personal development and valuable productivity hacks.

PLACES are selling out fast for a development conference which offers training and support to key office staff across the south west.

Now in its third year, the PA Network Development Conference, organised by Exeter PA Network, will take...

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....

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 showcases importance of personal brand

Authored by Michelmores
Posted: Wed, 02/17/2016 - 9:19am

The Exeter PA Network's first development event for 2016 saw over 50 PAs and support staff from organisations including Landmark, Devon County Council and Devon Air Ambulance come together to learn about 'personal brand' and its importance in the world of business today.

Jonathan Alder, from Exeter based brand agency Alder and Alder hosted the 'personal brand' session focusing on what it is, why it is important, and how taking control of your personal brand may mean the difference between an unfulfilling job and a rewarding career.

For 2016, the Network's development events...

What a grape night

Authored by Stacy Hill
Posted: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 12:50pm

The Exeter PA Network enjoyed a cheeky Monday night wine tasting in Circa 1924’s ‘Bootleg Bar’, hosted by James Leach from Charles Steevenson Wines. Members of the networking group were taken through a selection from the restaurants’ wine list, carefully chosen to complement the steak and seafood menu. Taste buds were tested with sweet, acidic and tannin flavours, teamed up with some tasty canapés.

Kim Glover, Assistant to Managing Partner at Michelmores and head of the Exeter PA Network, says: “It was great to hear more about the different types of grapes and to gain an...

The Exeter PA Network 'Time to Shine' event a roaring success

Authored by Michelmores
Posted: Fri, 07/03/2015 - 6:08am

The Exeter PA Network played host to over 50 personal assistants (PAs), secretaries and support staff at its latest career enhancing event 'Time to Shine' on Thursday 25 June.

A fun, engaging and interactive talk from business coach and personal development consultant Judy Salmon was the highlight of the event held in the Rougemont Thistle hotel, in Exeter city centre.

Salmon led a session focusing on the importance of support staff taking pride in what they do and how their roles are the backbone of many of the city's businesses – even commenting that her...

Exeter PA Network - New Year, New You

Event Date: 
19/02/2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
The Met Office, Exeter

Kick start your year by taking control of your career and personal development.

We are pleased to announce that training provider Hemsley Fraser will partner with us for this fantastic event, to be held at The Met Office, Exeter.

High energy trainer, Ian Caldecourt, will talk to us about working with your organisation to ensure opportunities for personal development are identified, and how you can proactively manage your annual review conversation.

The evening will start from 5.00pm with registration and networking, with an opportunity to tour the amazing building...

Gen Y moves to the top of the agenda for PAs

Event Date: 
26/02/2014 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Innovation Centre, University of Exeter

The Exeter PA Network will be tackling new ground at their forthcoming seminar at Exeter University’s Innovation Centre later this month.

In a concerted campaign the Network is preparing the region's PA community for future challenges ensuring they are acquainted with and prepared for a new type of senior executive and the changing work demands this will bring.

The latest career enhancing event focusses on the emergence of Gen Y and developments in technology.

Event organiser Kim Glover, PA to the Managing Partner at Michelmores LLP, said: “We have two fantastic...