Case study: Global PA Association members day

The Global PA Association hosted its Professional Members Day on Friday 1 September at The Grand Brighton.

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Objectives

Launched by Rosemary Parr in 2006, the Global PA Association aims to raise the status of and provide opportunities to PA’s. The association is committed to developing the motivation and confidence of office professionals across the globe, as well as improving opportunities for career progression. The professional members day gathers members together to expand on this objective.

 

Solution

The Grand Brighton,  The hotel’s Albert Room hosted 27 office professionals from the UK, to enjoy the luxury of The Grand Brighton and a diverse programme of inspirational speakers.

The interactive day covered a broad range of topics that support professional development and connects and empowers secretaries, executive assistants and personal assistants.

The hotel’s Albert Room hosted 27 office professionals from the UK, Europe, Middle East, Far East and Australia to enjoy a diverse programme of inspirational speakers.

Topics included: 'Discovering your colour personality and what it says about you', 'How to get the most from social media', 'Benefits of nutrition for energy performance', 'Event management' and 'The millennial generation in the workplace'. There was also the opportunity to stay overnight at the hotel, as well as win some fabulous prizes, courtesy of local Sussex companies.

The day closed with cocktails in the Victoria bar and a dinner for all attendees.

 

Verdict

Rosemary Parr, CEO, Global PA Association & Training Academy said: "The Global PA Association was founded 10 years ago to develop and support the EA & PA profession globally and recognise the invaluable contribution they make through our Academic Research, University Partnership, Professional Membership and Accredited Training programmes.  We train and develop EAs and PAs around the world and motivate and inspire them to be the best they can be and are proud of the changes we have brought to their profession."

Andrew Mosley, general manager at The Grand Brighton said: "Championing personal development and career progression is instilled into the heart of The Grand Brighton, so it was fantastic to welcome the Global PA Association who not only share this ethos, but are passionate about promoting it. The day was a great success and we were delighted to welcome visitors from across the globe to enjoy what the destination of Brighton has to offer."

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