First Annual Global Virtual Assistants Week

Burlington, Ontario ~ The Golden Horseshoe Virtual Assistants Group will be holding a celebration, information and networking event on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in recognition of the 1st Annual Global Virtual Assistants Week, May 16 through May 21, 2011. The media, small business owners and entrepreneurs in the Golden Horseshoe area, are invited to learn how Virtual Assistants (VAs) can decrease stress and workload, and improve efficiency cost-effectively.  Event details:

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Burlington Art Centre, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington

Event Fee: $20 (includes refreshments by Pepperwood’s and parking)

Event Sponsors:

Techno Metal Post
The WQ Gift Company
Energy Savings PowerGard
Workload Solution Services Inc.
Golden Horseshoe Virtual Assistants Group

Who Should Attend:

Media, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and those interested in pursuing a career as a Virtual Assistant.

Presenters and topics:

Dave Howlett, founder and Managing Director of “How to Connect (like a Real Human Being)”
Janet Barclay, Organized Assistant
Laurie Meyer, Successful Office Solutions
Salma Burney, Virtual Girl Friday
Jacquie Manore, Workload Solution Services Inc.

Janet Barclay, founder and director of the Golden Horseshoe Virtual Assistants Group and owner of Organized Assistant, defined Virtual Assistants (VAs) as “independent entrepreneurs providing professional administrative, creative, managerial, marketing, technical, business office and/or personal support services.” The celebration will showcase the benefits of working with VAs and why doing so helps entrepreneurs and business owners grow and sustain their companies, decrease stress and overhead, and increase profits.

About Golden Horseshoe Virtual Assistants Group

The Golden Horseshoe Virtual Assistants Group was established in 2008 to bring together local VAs with a wide range of administrative, creative, and technical skills for networking and cross promotion.

Why Global Virtual Assistants Week

The purpose of Global Virtual Assistants Week is to organize a worldwide showcase and celebration of the virtual assistant industry and campaign to educate business owners and entrepreneurs of the benefits of working with Virtual Assistants. The celebration also provides information for individuals interested in becoming a Virtual Assistant.

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