At the 2nd EMEA Executive Assistant Online Summit, our experts will not only inspire you to be the best version of yourself, but they will also offer you the proper tools to help you achieve it. On March 4-5, 2021, you will get a chance to connect with like-minded assistants who want to add new skills to their professional portfolio, grow their network, and learn useful techniques.
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Develop your excellence! Join us at this two-day Online Summit with training sessions from the world’s top coaches
Join us and meet new friends for an experience that will leave you inspired, informed, and empowered!
Executive Support Professionals, including:
Lucy Brazier is CEO of Marcham Publishing, specialist publishers of Executive Support – a global training magazine dedicated to the professional development needs of senior and aspiring administrative professionals.
Lucy is one of the world’s leading authorities on the administrative profession.
Her passion is for the assistant role to be truly recognised as a career and not just a job. Her formidable training expertise and speaking style have given her opportunities to train, present and chair in over 45 countries at over 400 events, including chairing the 2015 World Administrator Summit in Papua New Guinea. This has created much needed discussions from encouraging executive assistants in Blue Chip companies to work towards becoming centres of excellence within their companies to explaining why college students should see the assistant role as proper profession with a career path.
Lucy has a unique overview of the role and where it is heading. With access to the most forward thinking, passionate and knowledgeable authorities on the role in the world as well as personally meeting and speaking to literally thousands of assistants over the last seven years, Lucy’s knowledge of the market and what assistants all over the world are facing on a day-to-day basis are second to none.
Lucy’s unique insight into the world of the executive assistants brings a distinct qual-ity and depth to her specialist development programmes. She continuously researches, develops and delivers to bring the most current, innovative and challenging development programmes to support assistants in rapidly changing business environments to meet the increasing skill sets required of senior assistants.
Lucy has been a publisher and events organiser for over 29 years. Lucy previously worked as a publishing director for Wilmington PLC, and has managed a team based in Singapore, New York, Germany and London responsible for 13 magazines, 12 international confer-ences, awards, trade show attendance and marketing for EMAP. Other companies worked for include: The Times, The Independent, Centaur Communications and Glass’s Guide.
Shawn Fair is a leading motivational speaker and training expert in the areas of leadership, vision, time mastery, consultative sales, business development, and coaching. He has impacted countless lives across the United States, Canada, and as far as Budapest, Hungary, both in their business and personal growth. Shawn has a unique ability to engage, motivate, and inspire leaders of all levels to achieve their vision.
Amber Vanderburg is a multi-award-winning international businessperson, keynote speaker, and founder of The Pathwayz Group. In 2016, she was the only female, only American, and only blonde Academy elite football coach for the Adidas Gameday Academy/Paris Saint Germain Academy in Bangalore, India, where she helped transform team performance. Today, she works alongside The Pathwayz Group with teams of all disciplines to cultivate more effective, efficient, and enjoyable teams.
Author of the book EQ Killed the Radio Star: How Emotional Intelligence Can Crush Or Crash Your Organization.
For more than a decade, Alan Vanderburg has been an international speaker on Emotional Intelligence. His ability to simplify complex topics and align them to practical life applications has connected with audiences in America, Europe, and China. His work experience includes human resources, consulting, coaching, strategic planning, project management, and leadership development.
Over the years, Alan has used the tool combination of Emotional Intelligence, Neuroscience, and the Edward Deming methodology to improve industries such as manufacturing, banking, small business, and government.
Alan has a master’s degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma and a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior from Southern Nazarene University.
Originally from Austria, Stephanie has lived, studied, and worked in Germany, France, California, and the UK. With degrees in English, History, and International Business Management, Stephanie’s out-of-the-box thinking and value system led her to join the Agile movement in 2012. Ever since then, she has spread and scaled the Agile mindset and methods such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean Start-Up, Design Thinking in multinational corporations and SMEs in the DACH region. In recent years, Stephanie has also founded two social impact start-ups and worked as an intercultural trainer in helping refugees with their integration in Austria. These valuable experiences flow into her daily work as an independent Agile Consultant when coaching intercultural and internationally distributed teams.
As an internationally sought-after executive trainer and political consultant, Amy has built a solid reputation for ensuring message success. She has helped lead the transformation for Fortune 50 companies along with helping MPs, Senators, and top diplomats craft and deliver a powerful story.
She has over 20 years of professional acting, leadership, performance, and strategic communication experience. And since 2016, Amy has been helping some of the most successful companies and people in the world stay market leaders.
Her approach is razor-sharp. She has an uncanny ability to see what others cannot see and will help you turn your gaps into powerful strengths.
No time wasted on endless theory; time spent only on experiencing what it actually takes to turn your game around.
Liz Van Vliet is the founder and trainer behind My EA Career and hosts the podcast Being Indispensable. She works with executive assistants and administrative professionals to equip them with the skills and confidence they need to influence more effectively and demonstrate the Power Skills to make them a ‘linchpin’ to their boss and organization.
Liz knows better than anyone that we are all dispensable. She survived aggressive breast cancer. She teaches how you can adopt the mindset of an Executive Assistant that shows up as indispensable or a linchpin without forgetting that we are human beings, not human doings and that it’s about progress over perfection as you learn and apply new skills and knowledge.
Peter Ivanov is a Manager, Entrepreneur, and Virtual teams Expert with over 20 years of international experience. Born in Bulgaria, he graduated in Mathematics and joined a multinational company as a Data Analyst. He quickly became IT Manager for Bulgaria and gradually worked his way up to IT Services Manager for Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Peter recognized the growing importance of the teams in multiple locations and developed an innovative method for leading Virtual teams.
In 2007 the Team led by Peter won the “Best of the Best” award for outstanding Project management in establishing global Shared services. In 2012 his Team won the “Global IT Connect Award” for excellent Engagement in a global cross-functional environment.
In 2013 Peter founded “Virtual Power Teams” and started a new career as a Keynote speaker and Executive coach on New Leadership.
Peter is a passionate athlete and World Senior Champion in Discus. He actively supports young Talents in the fields of mathematics and sports.
In his dynamic keynote speeches and masterclasses, held in English, German, Bulgarian and Russian, Peter uses the experience he has gained as a Manager, Athlete, Entrepreneur, and yes, the father of five little girls, to show you how to build up and lead your own successful Virtual Teams. As an expert in New Leadership, Peter supports managers to retain the gravity of their Team despite the geographical distance, age, and cultural differences, and deliver Top business performance! His book “Virtual Power Teams” is translated into six languages and is Amazon Top 3 in the category - international management.
Katie Tew is the Founder and Managing Director of Katie-VA. Since 2012 Katie has been providing virtual assistant services to entrepreneurs, C level executives, and HNW individuals remotely, from her home office in the UK. Prior to setting up Katie-VA.com, Katie worked in international private banking and executive search. Katie provides complex, bespoke virtual assistant services tailored to each clients’ individual needs. She understands the challenges her clients face and commits herself to provide a unique, personal, and highly professional service.
Katie coaches and mentors aspiring and emerging virtual assistants around the world, guiding and supporting them through the process of setting up a business, getting it up and running faster and more effectively than doing it alone. Having run her own, successful VA business for over 8 years, Katie shares her experience, helping aspirant VA’s navigate their way to success with practical, experience-led, personal, cost-effective, and confidence-building coaching & mentoring.
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Fantastic and lively event. I would not have thought I would learn that much and get so much insight. Brilliant!
Lucy had honestly the best points and most understanding for people to relate to along side Rhonda and Daniela. I was the most engaged with them and felt more optimistic. The other's were good, but there wasn't a "wow" factor if that makes sense. Patrick was great! I think definitely adding high profile assistants definitely makes you take a step back and be grateful and of course it's always awesome to just hear their views.
Mar 4, 2020
EMEA Executive Assistant Summit