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Personal and Executive Assistants (PA/ EAs) are traditionally known as “gatekeepers” but this outdated description barely scratches the surface of all the value that they provide.  Nowadays, they are often termed as having the “power role” with strategic input commanding six-figure salaries in the largest organisations. A demanding role like this requires expert-level skills. Read more >>>


The Power Role Kim Glover

Most of us are no strangers to networking, but surprisingly only a select handful can harness the true power of a professional business network.  Many rely on social networks like LinkedIn to make connectivity easier, but social networks are no substitute for direct, personal, quality connections.

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  • The former EA to the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will share his extraordinary story to inspire South West admin professionals.
  • The PA Network Development Conference is proud to host four industry speakers aiming to encourage insight into emerging best practices, personal development and valuable productivity hacks.

PLACES are selling out fast for a development conference which offers training and support to key office staff across the south west.


Conference 2018

This year has seen our founder, Kim Glover, receive the Grow Exeter Top 100 most influential women award in March, and then the WeAreTheCity Rising Star award in June. The Network itself has been shortlisted for UK External Network of the Year in the Manchester PA Network Awards, taking place in November – fingers crossed!

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Take a look at Kim’s profile, recently featured in Executive Secretary Magazine.

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A development conference for PAs and key office staff from across the South West has been declared a huge success, with a 40 per cent growth in attendance on last year.

The event was staged in Bristol by the Exeter PA Network and offered training, development and networking for executive assistants, personal assistants, secretaries and administrators.

And building on the success of this event, organisers have already begun to plan next year’s conference.

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ONE of Exeter’s most successful networking, training and support groups will be demonstrating its value to company bosses at a special event next month.

Following requests from its members and local businesses, Exeter PA Network is holding a free ‘showcase’ event.

Employers will have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of their administrative staff belonging to the network and find out more about how it can boost their business.

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