VA Conference and Awards - Agenda




Note: 2019 Agenda is yet to be published and released

UK VA Conference Agenda for 1st March 2018, Olympia London

Co-locating with Office*2018, Olympia, London.

Location: Olympia, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London, W14 8UX

2018 Agenda Details:

UK VA Conference and Awards:

Theme for 2018: Reach New Heights as a Virtual Assistant

Learning Points and Objectives – a summary:

Learn tools and techniques to help you understand your own business and market positioning.
Raise your awareness in the business world and what the client expects of a Virtual Assistant.
Improve understanding of the legal framework required to run any UK Virtual Assistant business.
Time is money – review effective and efficient ways of working and marketing your business.
Share the knowledge of the profession’s leaders and explore business opportunities for 2018 and beyond.
Network peer to peer, meet and understand which support groups can help you as a VA.

Celebrating Outstanding Virtual Assistants since 2007

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Thursday 1st March 2018 - Learning and Development Agenda

8:30am Keynote Theatre

Office* Show 2018 VA Breakfast – sponsored by UK VA Awards

9:00 to 9:45am Free to attend – please register Expert Panel

Making the Leap – from PA to VA – Expert Panel


Amanda Johnson
Joanne Hawkins
Gwen Backhouse

Join us for our Breakfast session to start VA Day. Reserve your place now – for the last five years this session is always fully booked

Our Expert Panel will cover their top tips for making the leap from PA to VA with an extensive Q & A Session

Click here for your free registration to attend office* and then select your education program to book your learning and development sessions. (VA Breakfast & UK VA Conference).

Thursday 1st March 2018 – UK VA Conference 2018
Learning and Development Sessions One to Five

£50 + VAT for all sessions
or £15 + VAT per session
Bookings to be made via the Office* Show web site
. Click here for your free registration to attend office* and then select your education program to book your learning and development sessions. (VA Breakfast & UK VA Conference).

  UK VA Conference Theatre

UK VA Conference 2018 : “Reach New Heights as a Virtual Assistant”

10:15am Session 1: Expert Panel Survive and Thrive with Support Networks

Caroline Wylie
Joanne Munro
Lina Bourdon

It can be a lonely old business to work as a sole trader or as the ultimate leader of a team.

When you know that you can reach out to reliable support networks and draw on their opinions and guidance, your business challenges can be shared and overcome.

Meet some of the very best network leaders and decide who you can turn to in those moments of need.  

11:15am Session 2: Hellen Beveridge
GDPR – Mayday for VAs?

GDPR will be fully active on 25th May 2018.

Are you prepared and ready to guide your own clients through this revolution of options for privacy and data management.

Hellen will pass on some ‘good practice’ tips to follow.

12:15pm Session 3: Expert Panel
Go Grow Your VA Business

Charlotte Wibberley
Jane Cattermole
Rebecca Newenham

Many say that if a business isn’t growing it is dying.

Our Panel of Award winning VAs and experts will set out their top tips for growing your VA business. The Expert Panel will share some of their own success highlights and explain what it takes to grow your VA business.

1:00pm Lunch   Lunch in not included, please visit one of the show's refreshment areas
1:45pm Session 4: Award Winning VAs

Winning Awards – What happens next?

    Michelle Smith

Award winning VAs will share their own journeys in how winning Awards step-changed their business activities. What is the impact that you can expect from winning an award?

2:30pm Free to attend – please register UK VA Awards Announcements and Presentations  
      pa-assist Members Voice Award: VA Training Provider
UK Best Newcomer VA 2018
Outstanding VA 2018
3:15pm Session 5: Google Digital Garage Social Media Strategy
      Discover exactly where your small business needs to be seen and heard on the web in this short course designed for aspiring social media marketers. In just an hour, you'll get a run down of the best social media platforms to use in 2018, plus your trainer will explain how to create a social media strategy that delivers the right goals for your business. We'll cover the importance of defining a set of marketing guidelines too, so you can always stay on brand and on message.
4:30pm Sessions Close: UK VA Conference    

Venue Close:Office* Show Closes


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