Perth Corporate PA Summit 2017 - Australia's biggest and best conference for Executive Assistants (EAs) and Personal Assistants (PAs)
Perth Corporate PA Summit 2016 - Australia's biggest and best conference for Executive Assistants (EAs) and Personal Assistants (PAs)
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Michelle Bridges
Perth Corporate PA Summit 2016 - Australia's biggest and best conference for Executive Assistants (EAs) and Personal Assistants (PAs)


The Conference Program

The Corporate PA Summit is in its 9th year this year, having started in 2005. The inaugural event was a huge success, immediately differentiating itself with standout keynote speakers and EA speakers. Over 120 delegates attended in the first year in Sydney, with almost that number in Melbourne and about 70 in Brisbane.

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Chris Bath
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In 2006, the event grew by almost 50%, with Sydney and Melbourne enjoying more than 160 attendees. Brisbane meanwhile, attracted almost 100 delegates. Across all 3 cities, almost 400 attendees enjoyed the incredible presentations given by the insiprational keynote speakers and many of Australia's most accomplished EAs.


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In 2007, the event again grew, with around 180 delegates in Sydney and Melbourne, and Brisbane
attracting over 100 delegates. The EA speakers were outstanding, with a huge variety of content covered throughout the day.

Shelley Craft
Melissa Doyle


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The 2008 event was the biggest in the events' history so far - attracting over 600 delegates across the three states. Standout speakers were Peter Morrissey, providing a unique insight into the life and challenges of a fashion icon, and Melissa Doyle, co-presenter of Channel 7's Sunrise.


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2009 was the year of the 'credit crunch', which the PA Summit responded to by offering some fantastic speakers from the fields of politics and economics in addition to our motiviational speakers and senior EA speakers to help delegates weather the storm and prepare for the future. Our Perth event was launched in 2009 with great success.

Natalie Barr
Samantha Armytage


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The 2010 event, in addition to its fantastic domestic speaker line-up was notable for its international speakers. We were pleased to welcome Laura Schwartz, former Special Assistant to President Bill Clinton, and Sue France, who travelled from the UK where she recently won the 'Times PA of the Year' award and written a bestselling book.


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In 2011, we were lucky to welcome to the summit some of the best speaking talent Australia has to offer. Liz Ellis AM, the netballing legend was an absolute highlight, as was Zoe Naylor the summit MC. Dr Chris Brown wowed the audiences with his down-to-earth blend of humour, insight and inspiration. In Perth, Layne Beachley and Jennifer Jefferies were stand-out highlights.

Dr Chris Brown
Carrie Bickmore


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In 2012, not only were we priviledged to hear Carrie Bickmore's extraordinary story, but we also were inspired by a huge range of incredible speakers, from Deborah Hutton and Natalie Gruzlewski to Captain Richard de Crespigny, the A380 pilot who successfully landed the crippled QF32 from Singapore. In Perth, we were honoured to welcome Tiffiny Hall and Dr Fiona Wood to the event in December, as well as a host of inspirational speakers and successful EAs.


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The 2013 event featured some true heavyweights in the speaker field, including Australian of the Year Ita Buttrose, and Celebrity Apprentice's Mark Bouris. Three international EAs - including the former EA to Sir Richard Branson - and a host of incredible Australian inspirational speakers contributed to the best feedback in the event's history, and we're looking forward to building on that in 2014!

Lisa McInnes Smith
Carrie Bickmore


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The 2014 Perth summit featured some fantastic speakers including the amazing Rabia Siddique, 7-time world marathon swimming champion Shelley Taylor-Smith, Marie Claire editor Jackie Frank and the founder of Carman's Fine Foods, Carolyn Creswell. We were also priveledged to hear from the EA to the CEO of Satterley Property Group, Annette O'Donovan and the EA to the CEO of the Coffee Club Group, Suzie Kemp.


The eleventh year - 2015

The 2015 event was a huge success in Perth, headlined by the incredible Turia Pitt and Jenn Morris.. Turia and Jenn were highlights in an amazing day, packed full of inspirational speakers, great sponsors and amazing networking opportunities. We're really looking forward to building on this success in 2016!

Michelle Bridges
Rabia Siddique


The twelfth year - 2016

The 2016 summit featured Mamamia's Jamila Rizvi, Dr Andrew Rochford and the incredible Turia Pitt, as well as inpirational keynotes from Rabia Siddique and Blythe Rowe. The summit was a great success, the largest summit to date, and we're really looking forward to building on this success in 2017!

 
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