We are extremely grateful to all of our partners and supporters for their various contributions towards making the events, conference and awards the success the VA industry deserves.  
BeMyVA  - leading independent directory for Virtual Assistants - supporting the development of professional standards in the VA industry by working with the world’s leading organisations and associations. Connecting business with professional Virtual Assistants across the Globe – Be My VA: Be seen, Be found, Be connected  
The PA Show        
  The PA Show is the UK’s largest event aimed at meeting the needs of PAs, EAs, VAs and Office Managers. Meet leading suppliers, who will be showcasing the best in everything, from venues and accommodation to office equipment and furniture. You can participate in CPD accredited training seminars, plus with over 5,500 visitors in 2020, you will also gain valuable network connections. Attend The PA Show 2223 June 2021 at ExCeL, London. Find out more and register your interest at  
Society of Virtual Assistants    

The Society of Virtual Assistants was founded in 2005 to help UK VAs set up and stay in business including an active forum, Approved VA Scheme, the UK VA Survey and various templates to help run your business.  With over 2,500 VAs as members, it is the largest network of UK based virtual assistants.

Founded in 1999, is the No 1 free resource and information site for office professionals with almost 12,500 members. The primary purpose of pa-assist is to support PAs, EAs, VAs Secretaries, Administrators and Office Managers by providing help, resources and information relative to their responsibilities. We actively support the PA community, by providing Knowledge, Networking, Learning and Development opportunities. Follow us on Twitter @pa_assist for our latest news, and for networking events follow @panetworking. Free to register

Get Ahead - your Virtual Agency      

Get Ahead specialise in helping businesses of all sizes and from all sectors get ahead. Whether that involves getting out there and generating more sales or focusing on your strategic vision, we free you up from the day-to-day running of your business so that you can focus on taking it to the next level.


That is where we come in. Here at Get Ahead VA, we provide you with the business support you need. And because our assistance is virtual, we will not slow you down, you can simply call on us, as and when, you need us!

ACA - UK        
    The Association of Celebrity Assistants, ACA-UK, is a non-profit organisation created and used by Personal Assistants working for high profile individuals from the worlds of film, TV, theatre, music, luxury goods, fashion, beauty, charity, business, politics, art and sport. We offer members a confidential environment in which to meet, exchange ideas, share information, give advice and post jobs.  
    The International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the professional education and development of members of the Virtual Assistance profession, and to educating the public on the role and function of the Virtual Assistant. The IVAA provides continuing education, networking opportunities, member benefits and optional certification to its members, as well as provide a member directory and Request for Proposal (RFP) system for parties interested in utilizing the services of member virtual assistants.  
Global PA Association        
    Global PA Association & Training Academy was established by Rosemary Parr in 2006. As a Professional Membership Association and Training Academy we have educational links to two of the UK's top Universities - Kingston University Business School & Birkbeck, University of London.
We are also partners with the ILM (Institute of Leadership & Management) which is part of City and Guilds so we can offer Executive & Personal Assistants the highest qualifications and opportunities for career development possible. We 'walk our talk' and campaign tirelessly for recognition and opportunities for professional development for hard working Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants and Secretaries across the globe.
We are committed to developing the motivation and confidence of people like you, office professionals across the globe, and improving your opportunities for career progression. Our members come from the UK, Europe, Middle East, Far East and Australia.
Institute of Administrative Management (IAM)        
    The Institute of Administrative Management is one of the oldest professional bodies in the UK, having inspired professional business managers and administrators since 1915. Through its membership services and it professional development scheme, the IAM assists administrative professionals to progress their skills and careers, through learning and development opportunities (for examples: qualifications, webinars, events), networking and knowledge sharing. The IAM champions the administrative profession and through its membership provides professional recognition to demonstrate high professional standards.  
Institute of Certified Bookkeepers        
    We're a global body of the very best bookkeepers, on a mission to help business owners get in tune with their finances and sleep better at night. We believe that better bookkeeping can have a profound effect on society at a personal, professional and global level.

We offer an accessible route into this highly in-demand profession, meaning you can achieve Certified Bookkeeper status around your lifestyle and work commitments. Our friendly community will support you as you progress your career, earn more, learn more and make a difference.

@ICBUK #GlobalBookkeepingWeek #BookkeepersSummit
Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs        
    As the professional body for Legal Secretaries and PAs, ILSPA helps people have rewarding careers in law across the UK and overseas. Through our recognised Legal Secretary courses, people can gain the legal knowledge and skills they need to be competent Legal Secretaries or PAs.

We also offer career advice, professional development encouragement, guidance to secure employment and Legal Secretary and PA jobs, as we are dedicated to your career every step of the way.
International Management Assistants        
    A global and high quality network of management support professionals. Two of our main aims are the personal and professional development of our members and the continued evolution of the management support profession.
Our Association has been founded in 1974 as European Association for Professional Secretaries (EAPS) by Sonia Vanular. In 1999 the members decided to rename the Association to European Management Assistants (EUMA) and in 2016 to change to IMA - International Management Assistants, considering the huge changes of our profession and the business world and to get prepared for the future.
Our Association distinguishes itself from others with its international dimension. Our members have access to a professional network which encompasses a vast range of business cultures, languages and lifestyles, but also provides a place where everyone is on common ground in a safe and proactive environment. We are currently represented in more than 25 countries.
Our Association is a self-development organization with no political aims and no trade-union activities. English is the official language of our Association.
    #LinkedInLocal’s mission is to bring online connections together – offline. Social media has made the business of building our networks easier and more convenient, but it has created a human connection gap.


People need face to face interaction with other human beings! In the last 18 months, there have been nearly 3,000 events worldwide in 80+ countries, raising thousands for charitable causes and bringing communities together.

These events are a place for everyone to belong and get to know the people behind the profiles, find a #LinkedInLocal near you today!

UK VA Awards        
    UK VA Awards - since 2007 we have been recognising the UK`s outstanding Virtual Assistants who provide admin and back-office services and support to all sizes of businesses.

Meet the leading UK VA Award winning Virtual Assistants. Learn the value of working with a professional award winning Virtual Assistant. Evaluate what admin and back-office processes could be delegated to release your time to focus on growing your business at a faster pace.
VAVAs – Virtual Assistant Voice Awards        
    The UK VA Conference 2019 will host the launch of "The VAVAs" - Virtual Assistant Voice Awards on 27th February 2019.

Voting commences on 1st January 2019 and will continue until Midday, 27th February 2019, with announcements at the UK VA Awards session in the afternoon of Wednesday 27th February at Olympia, London.

Details of categories and nominees will be released on 1st January 2019, and will include:

Best VA Training Providers
Best Books for VAs
Best Social Media Platforms for VAs
Best Accounting Software for VAs
Best On-line Apps and Tools for VAs