South Hampshire PA Network is delighted to announce that the fabulous Balmer Lawn Hotel in Brockenhurst, New Forest will host a FREE event on the evening of Tuesday 1 November, for all our PAs, EAs, Admins and bookers of meetings, conferences, events and business travel.
Meet the Author of 'How to be a PA' Maria Fuller, and hear her inspirational, educational, and amusing presentation for PAs. Pick up some fantastic PA tips, career advice and ask Maria questions relating to her book or regarding your own PA issues.
Take a tour of the recently refurbished Balmer Lawn Hotel with Hotel General Manager Michael Clitheroe. Michael will also be giving a light hearted presentation about the hotel, and latest trends with stories and titbits that will raise a giggle or two!
Sam Sutton, Director of New Forest Activities will share his experience and insight of the relevance of outdoor events for businesses. He’ll talk about company feedback of how teambuilding has developed skills into the work place, and benefits to the workforce once back in the office.
Attendees will be spoilt with an array of complimentary drinks and scrumptious food tasters from Balmer Lawn Hotel Beresford Restaurant, Executive Chef Chris Wheeldon and his team. There'll be lots of prizes, goodie bags and gifts to take home – Think Spa Day for two with half hour treatments, stationery, cycle tours of the New Forest, signed books and canoeing along the Beaulieu river!
This is a perfect networking opportunity to make new friends, contacts and get to know your PA peers in the area. There’ll be plenty of time before or after the event to talk and mingle in the bar, or take advantage of a 20% discount and have dinner in the hotels award winning Beresford’s Restaurant.
We are able to bring you this fantastic event free of charge due to the generous hospitality of Balmer Lawn Hotel and sponsors Dynamite Recruitment, who will also be available on the evening to meet and chat with attendees if you have any recruitment queries.
Yes – this event is totally FREE to attend - please register your attendance now, to secure your place and avoid disappointment. Please see the FAQs below for more information.
17:00 Arrival at the Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brockenhurst, New Forest
17:15 Welcome by Michael Clitheroe of Balmer Lawn Hotel followed by a tour of the hotel
18:00 Presentation by Maria Fuller, author of ‘How to be a PA’
18:30 Sam Sutton, Director New Forest Activities
18:50 'Hello' from our sponsors Dynamite Recruitment
19:00 Prize Draw, book signing and networking
19:30 Event close and option of discounted evening meal in the restaurant (please indicate this on your reply if you would like to book a table).
Bring your own copy of "How to be a PA" with you for your personalised author autograph & message, or purchase a copy on the night (cash only please @ £17.99).
This will be a fantastic and very popular event, and we really look forward to seeing lots of you there. Please do share details of this event with your Assistant friends and colleagues. Assistants from Bournemouth, Poole and other areas outside Hampshire are also very welcome to attend.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is parking at the hotel. For those coming by train to Brockenhurst station, the hotel is a short (fifteen minute) walk, or take a taxi from outside the station (main ticket office side).
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
What is the cancellation / refund policy?
We do ask that all attendees book in advance so that we have an accurate idea of numbers on the night. Event bookings will close at the end of 31 October. As this is bound to be a very popular event, we may run a waiting list if we become fully booked. Therefore, if you book and subsequently find yourself unable to attend, please let us know at least 48 hours in advance if possible so we can re-allocate a space to someone on the waiting list. Thank you.