Diana Brandl

CEO, The Socialista Projects

Diana Brandl holds a degree in International Administration and Management. She is an international speaker, trainer, and consultant focussing on digital transformation, new work, personal branding, and leadership. Diana is the host of The Future Assistant Podcast and is a LinkedIn Learning instructor.

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The Customer-Centric Assistant

May 15th

Jenn Drummond

Opening Keynote Speaker

Jenn Drummond is a Mom of seven, successful business owner, and World Record holder.  As the first woman to climb the second highest summits on each of the seven continents, she now spends her time inspiring others to create a thriving business and lasting legacy of their own. She shares her story and strategies for success through her book, BreakProof: 7 Strategies to Build Resilience and Achieve Your Life Goals, and her Seek Your Summit podcast, programs, and signature talks. 

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Admins Rock: Because We Do Hard Things

May 13th

Debbie Gross

Author, Speaker, Trainer

Debbie Gross is a trainer, career coach, and speaker, as well as the author of an Amazon best seller, The Office Rockstar Playbook. She has over 30 years of experience in the administrative profession. She tapped into her intuition and built the courage to take risks that would take her role — her executive and her company — to the next level. As the Chief Executive Assistant, she designed career development training, recognition programs, and oversaw over 1,000 assistants across the globe. She knows what it takes to create excellence in the administrative role and wants every administrative professional to know how become a true Office Rockstar. 

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Become a Recognized and Indispensable Office Rockstar

May 10th

Neil Malek

Principal – Knack Training 

Neil is a software instructor and consultant who partners with businesses and organizations to identify and close skill gaps, making their teams more effective and efficient. After twenty years of teaching, he believes that fun, real-world practice is the most functional way to build a practical skillset. With clients like Ernst & Young, Lockheed Martin, and the Chicago Bulls, he has consistently delivered the most impactful, high-energy, and enjoyable courses businesses have offered their workforce.

Neil runs Knack Training, an organization that provides instruction and consulting on a wide range of productivity, collaboration, and soft skills in a corporate environment. He speaks at over a dozen industry conferences a year, and his company’s work with clients has been recognized with a Gold Medal award from the Brandon Hall Group.

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Running Professional Teams Meetings

May 13th

Dawn Munroe

CEO, Dawn Munroe Training

Dawn Monroe brings a passion for empowering business professionals with a 30-year history in the technical training industry. As a Certified Microsoft Office Specialist Master (MOSM), Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE), and Certified Virtual Presenter (CVP), she embodies excellence in both technical expertise and instructional design. Dawn is committed to serving individuals who are ready to learn. For more details and to explore the learning opportunities offered by Dawn Monroe, visit DawnMonroeTraining.com.

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Twenty Tech Tips in Twenty Minutes

May 15th

Melissa Peoples

CEO + Founder, Executive Assistant Coach Revolutionizing Admin Roles with AI + Tech

Melissa Peoples, a pioneering Executive Assistant Coach and Microsoft expert, is revolutionizing the administrative profession. With more than two decades as a C-Suite Executive Assistant, including as Executive Operations Advisor to the CEO of the New York Times, she transforms industry views and administrative strategies. As the leader of M. Peoples Consulting and ‘Admin Gurus’ on YouTube, she boosts assistants’ tech skills to expand their impact. Known for dynamic workshops that tackle industry challenges, she empowers assistants to harness their full potential and confidently take their seat at the table, all delivered with Melissa’s signature blend of strategy and a dash of spiciness.

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Revolutionizing Admin Roles with AI + Tech

May 14th

Rhonda Scharf

CSP, HOF, Global Speaking Fellow CEO – ON THE RIGHT TRACK and #AdminsRock

Rhonda Scharf, renowned and award-winning speaker, author, consultant, and trainer, is the “go-to” expert for the Administrative Professional and Executive Assistant community. With over 250,000+ trained across the globe, Rhonda is THE authority for fun and uplifting education for admins, because #ADMINSROCK!

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Rhonda will be your host throughout the conference, and don’t miss her informative training session on May 15thStrategic Visibility For Admins

Heidi Souerwine

CMP, Owner, Bayside Creative Consulting

Heidi Souerwine, CMP is a seasoned event strategist with 20 years of experience leading and evaluating events from 10 to 10,000 attendees. As the owner of Bayside Creative Consulting, she specializes in driving strategic events and projects forward. She’s led events in diverse industries and for companies and organizations of all types and sizes, including multinational corporations, associations, nonprofits, and the US government, growing events with creative event strategies and dynamic programming. She’s passionate about driving engagement and building community and believes in empowering her clients to understand as much about the events industry as possible. 

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Tools & Tricks to Manage Meetings & Events Like a Pro

May 14th

Anik Stark

2023 Canadian Administrative Professional of the Year

Listen in as Anik Stark shares her year and the lessons she learned as the winner of the 2023 Canadian Administrative Professional of the Year! It’s been a terrific experience, and she’s here to share her wisdom and journey with you. Prepare to be inspired to nominate or be nominated next year.

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My Year And The Lessons I’ve Learned

May 13th