February 2017 – Members Voice Awards 2016: Most Popular Shortlists revealed …

February 2017 – Members Voice Awards 2016: Most Popular Shortlists revealed …

Many thanks to all our members who have supported the 2016 awards, as we reached new records with almost 16,500 votes cast.

Since the inception of the MVAs in 2014, our member’s feedback has now topped 32,000.

The final announcements and presentations will take place at Office*2017, Olympia, London (1st and 2nd March 2017). Keep up to date with announcements via the News section of the site, our free regular newsletters – and, of course, Twitter: www.twitter.com/pa_assist.

Our thanks to all of you who contributed your thoughts. suggestions, nominations and votes for the 2016 MVAs.

Our free prize draw winner is: Gwen Daniels, the PA to a Head Teacher, London


Members Voice Awards 2016 – Most Popular Shortlists (in alphabetical order)

Best Recruitment Consultants and Specialists for the PA:
Angela Mortimer
Office Angels

Best Training Course Providers for the PA:
Adept Executive Consulting
Hemsley Fraser
Pitman Training
Todays PA
Your Excellency

Best Virtual Assistant Training Course Providers:
The VA Course for UK VAs (SVA)
The VA Handbook
Virtual Assistant Coaching & Training Company
Virtual Miss Friday

Best Books for a PA:
A to Z Pearls of Wisdom for Executive PAs – Lindsay Taylor
How to be a PA – Maria Fuller
Successful Minute Taking and Writing – Heather Baker
Taking control of your Inbox – Monica Seeley
The Definitive Executive Assistant and Managerial Handbook – Sue France

Best Periodical Publications for the PA:
Executive PA Magazine
Executive Secretary
PA Life

Best On-line Forums for PA:
LinkedIn – Executive/Personal Assistants
LinkedIn – Executive Secretary
LinkedIn – Global PA Association
LinkedIn – PAs, EAs, VAs and Senior Administrators
LinkedIn – Personal-Assistant-Tips

Best Apps for the PA:
BBC News
Google Maps
Trip Advisor

Best Venue Finding Services for the PA:
Absolute Venues
Conference Care
Event Pro UK
Exec Space
Venue Finder

Best Travel Management Companies for the PA:
Business Travel Direct
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
CTI – Corporate Travel International
HRG – Hogg Robinson Group
Portman Travel

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WORKSMARTPA – NEW IDEAS, NEW FRONTIERS The year 2021 sees our business celebrate 21 years of pa-assist.com - a community supporting office professionals since our very first newsletter way back in May 2000. As we look forward to greet a new world of change beyond the pandemic, we are extremely excited to announce a new brand; a new look; and some new directions for our much loved, long-standing pa-assist.com web site and communities to explore. It is time for change. To better reflect now what we do best for you, we have a new brand, web site and activities – a new name and web site that will be full of new ideas for a new business age and new working trends as we all seek to grow, expand and explore new frontiers.

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