In a rapidly evolving world dominated by technology and the rise of AI, Executive Assistants can’t afford to ignore the need for adaptation and upskilling. The role of an EA is undergoing a profound transformation and many traditional tasks and responsibilities once performed by an EA are now being automated, streamlined, or even completely replaced. The question every EA must ask themselves is, “What can I do to improve my skills to meet the pressing need for adaptation and upskilling in this new era?”
The 5th EMEA Executive Assistant Summit will put you at the forefront of the conversation. Esteemed industry pioneers, successful Executive Assistants, and thought leaders will share valuable insights, strategies, and best practices to help you adapt, evolve, and stay relevant in the face of automation and AI. This Summit is designed and thoughtfully crafted to equip Executive Assistants with the knowledge and tools to become an indispensable powerhouse in the corporate world. Will you seize this opportunity to unleash your true potential and future-proof your career?Read more
After delivering 5 successful editions, this congress will focus on addressing the paradigm shift of the new-age assistants and their rise as strategic contributors.
With 15-plus global speakers, delegates will experience a power-packed agenda consisting of knowledge-enhancement sessions, panel discussions, skill development activities, and engaging workshops that will dramatically boost their professional journey.
This is a unique opportunity to learn insights from talented minds and exemplary assistants and engage with them in a solution-oriented environment.
We recommend this conference for aspiring assistants as well as working assistants who are determined to reach their professional goals.
Executive support professionals, including:
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Hayssam Al Amine is a luminary in the field of executive coaching and has authored several books, including “ACE Your Service”, “The Journey of Emotions”, and “The Ultimate Guide for Today’s Modern Leaders”. Hayssam is a world-renowned motivational speaker, executive coach, psychologist, corporate trainer, and self-taught chef whose passion for personal and professional development has transformed the lives of countless individuals across the globe.
With a commitment to changing the world one person at a time, this inspiring individual brings an unparalleled level of expertise and experience to every training program, workshop, and speaking engagement.
With a long list of glowing testimonials and a reputation for excellence, Hayssam is the go-to source for organisations and individuals seeking to enhance their performance, develop new skills, and achieve their full potential. Drawing on a wealth of knowledge and expertise, this visionary leader is able to address a wide range of topics related to personal and professional development, from leadership and team building to stress management and emotional intelligence.
Whether working with executives, entrepreneurs, or individuals seeking personal growth, this dynamic speaker and coach is dedicated to helping each person reach their goals, overcome challenges, and unlock their true potential. With a passion for lifelong learning and a deep commitment to excellence, this inspiring individual is sure to leave a lasting impression on every audience and client.
Having trained over 150,000 individuals and delivering more than 30,000 hours of effective training, Hayssam’s accomplished career has made him one of the most revered motivational speakers in the field of self-improvement, change management, and customer service.
Noa Ashtar Schecter is an author, speaker, and business consultant specialising in the topics of mindset and professional effectiveness. She is certified as a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and as a coach from Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) on Leadership Development.
She brings over 20 years of leadership and education experience that she integrates with her consulting and world-class business knowledge. Her focus is on the power of communication and connection of people through their power and to each other, creating extraordinarily powerful relationships for professional or personal reasons.
The Accelerated Leadership Academy (www.tala.life) is Noa’s consulting endeavour, where she works with business owners who are business professionals and assists them in developing skills to become successful entrepreneurs and leaders through effective communication and coaching techniques.
Noa has authored books like “The 51 Networking Mistakes”, “What’s On Your Mind”, “Productive Conversation”, and more. Noa strongly believes in empowering human relationships and success through communication.
Lina El-Assaad is an accomplished Executive, Leadership and Team coach, and Corporate Facilitator. She is certified by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), where she currently serves as the President of the largest chapter of the MENA region, the ICF UAE Chapter.
With over 20 years of practical corporate experience working with Fortune 500 companies in senior leadership roles, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her coaching practice and provides practical and effective coaching solutions tailored to the unique needs of each client. Lina is dedicated to empowering her clients, C-Suite executives, ministry cabinet advisors, and business professionals, to achieve their goals and reach new levels of success. She has a proven track record of helping individuals and teams overcome challenges, navigate complex situations, and achieve their full potential.
She’s a multiple award winner and holds several certifications in coaching from renowned coach training schools: Co-active, CPCC, Organization and Relationship System Coaching ORSC CRR-Global, and Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholders Centered Coaching, among others.
Lina is passionate about creating social impact and is a catalyst in creating positive change as part of her mentor role for Challenge to Change & REACH, and in her role as an Ambassador for Female Wave of Change, where she enables and empowers women on self-confidence, career developments, and transitions.
Lisa Katherine is looking back on 17 years of professional experience as a Personal Executive Assistant for international top managers of various nationalities in different company sizes, industries, and cultures. Since 2014 she has been a certified Kaizen Service Manager and international trainer for Lean Administration. After completing her systemic coaching diploma, Lisa founded her own consulting and coaching office, LK Lean Digital Office Consulting & Coaching, and shares her knowledge on the stages of this world or within various podcasts. Lisa is a certified Working Out Loud mentor, a systemic coach from the University of Applied Sciences, and a passionate Executive Assistant on the international C-suite level for 17 years. Lisa will show us how she uses the famous Working Out Loud method, invented by John Stepper, NYC, to integrate learning and development into her everyday life, both personally and professionally.
She shares her best practices in terms of job crafting and shows how she has managed to find a hearing for the topics that move the assistance 4.0.
Kinnari Kotecha is an educator and trainer, with a motto to have skill development as an indispensable part of schooling and curriculum development. Her work is to add creativity, curiosity, and innovative alternatives that promote meaningful and enjoyable learning through the right pedagogy and the right medium.
With 12 years of experience in the field she has worked on various curricula like Pearson, IPC, CIA, IB, CCEA, creative curriculum, and so on. She is also a teacher trainer at UKCBC College for Education department (Dubai). She has trained thousands of educators and professionals across the UAE on various topics like NLP in education and the workplace, career guidance and counseling, lesson planning in specialised subjects, using multiple intelligence, futuristic technology in education, and EQ and SQ at the workplace.
Nancy Zakharia has held various HR roles in government and multinational organisations at a regional and global level. She has extensive international experience working across many geographies and cultures in the capacity of a coach and HR professional creating, owning, and implementing strategies for employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, leadership development, competency design, and other HR and talent and organisational development practices. This gives her the breadth and depth of understanding business challenges across the globe, and helps her to easily build rapport with stakeholders at all levels to provide the right business solutions.
With her coaching hat on, Nancy helps individuals deepen their self-awareness, understand the impact of their behaviours, and makes deliberate choices about opportunities on which to focus. She strives to make coaching and teamwork an enjoyable process of discovery, commitment, and tangible change. Nancy is a holder of a Masters’s degree in Business Administration from the American University of Sharjah (AUS) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the Lebanese American University (LAU).
She is a lifelong learner who has pursued several certifications throughout her career and is currently a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from ICF, Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), Certified Positive Intelligence Coach, Certified Strengths Coach, Certified People Acuity Guide, Professional Certified Coach for Innovators, a holder of SPHRi Certification from HRCI, and SHRM-SCP from SHRM.
She is an organisation and relationship systems coach and conversational intelligence enhanced practitioner. Nancy is certified in a variety of psychometric assessment tools that she uses as needed to support leadership development within organisations and to facilitate individual and team coaching sessions.
Ghenwa Habbal is the co-author of the book “Shaken, Stirred but Not Deterred”, majoring today in the field of MSc Business Psychology with Coaching and a renowned global HR/talent leader with almost two decades of experience. She is passionate about bringing the optimum potential out of a person. She offers consultancy advice and delivers keynote addresses to organisations and conferences. She extensively speaks about technology disruption, leadership development, innovative learning and talent retention strategies, women in leadership, inclusive cultures, and workforce transformation.
Working cross-continent for almost two decades across various industries such as environmental services, information technology, F&B, and automotive, she has provided her expertise in strategising, designing, leading, and delivering large-scale operational and talent initiatives.
A futuristic and deliberative strategic HR professional focussed on trends that impact the future of how we work, she helps enable organisations and teams to work confidently and competitively while striving to minimise risks as well as drive organisational resilience and innovation with diversity, equity, and inclusion at heart. She is a multiple award winner in the areas of organisational excellence, bureaucracy buster, women skilling, and leadership programs from Ford Global D&I Awards division and is listed as an industry best practice in the DEI space. She enjoys the diversity of thoughts and adopts new ideas and transforms them into new solutions while keeping self-energised and driven by culture, art, human resources, social, and business disciplines.
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Global Executive Assistant Summit was an unforgettable experience. I came away with new ideas, new connections, and a renewed sense of purpose in my role as an executive assistant. I highly recommend it to anyone in the field.
The Global Executive Assistant Summit was a truly transformative experience for me. As an executive assistant, I was looking for new ways to improve my skills and advance in my career, and this conference exceeded all of my expectations.
One of the things that stood out to me was the diverse range of speakers on the agenda. From industry veterans to up-and-coming thought leaders, the lineup was truly impressive. Each presentation was packed with valuable insights and actionable tips that I know I'll be able to put into practice in my own work as an executive assistant.
Mar 4, 2020
EMEA Executive Assistant Summit