Please note we have not published delegates’ names for privacy reasons.

Loved every second. The knowledge that I’ve gained from today I’ll take with me for the rest of my EA career.
ABN Group

Great speakers! Very enjoyable and inspiring.
Woodside Energy

A great conference once again.
Shire of Mundaring

The speakers were AMAZING! Thank you.
The Marshall Centre

Amazing and inspirational yet again. So many take aways.

Great set up of the venue, agenda and staff. Amazing catering as well.

Great summit, thank you. Well done, thrilled.

The catering was amazing. Venue was appropriate.
Shire of Capel

Another fantastic summit, thank you!
Woodside Energy

Extremely glad I attended and will take away a lot of good/new skills to implement in my role.
BGC Contracting

My first PA Summit and I really enjoyed it. All presenters were experts in their field and provided clear, concise advice and presentations. Thanks for organising this event for a profession that doesn’t get the recognition it deserves and relies heavily on ‘people’ over ‘technology’.

I found the speakers very engaging and got a lot out of today.

Thanks for a great event. Great variety of speakers, thank you.

The food was great, the atmosphere was great.
Woodside Energy

Summit did not disappoint – enjoyed, enjoyed, enjoyed!!!
EA, Oracle

Thoroughly enjoyed the Summit. Thank you.
PA to the GM, Lendlease

Had a great day and thoroughly enjoyed the event!
Management Assistant, Suncorp

The speakers were amazing and very thought-provoking. I have lots of take-aways from this and look forward to the next. Thank you.
Personal Assistant, Origin

Just some feedback from yesterday’s conference in Melbourne.  It was the best PD I have ever attended, the speakers were all relevant, the venue and food were terrific and the sponsors were great.I came away feeling that the day had been very fulfilling. Thank you for the day.
Executive Assistant, Catholic Education

Best one yet. Each year gets better and better. Thoroughly enjoyable and fantastic. Learning opportunities. Love the diverse variety of presenters/speakers.
EA, Samaritans Foundation

Great, well organised.
EA, BHP Billiton

Interesting and informative topics. Thought-provoking.
Executive Assistant, Department of Finance

This was highly beneficial giving me practical skills and revitalising me to try new things. I look forward to the next one.
Executive Assistant, Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Thank you for a lovely Summit, I really enjoyed it.
Corporate Affairs Administrator, ALCOA

Great day, well organised
EA to COO, Structerre Consulting Engineers

Great mix of speakers – really enjoyed the day, thanks
EA, Miele

Fantastic event
EA, Accenture

I have found the 2 days so far fantastic. Completely relevant and informative. I will come again for sure. All very much looking forward to tomorrow’s masterclass. Thank you.

All the speakers were great. I’ve got a lot out of the summit, thank you. Hope to see you next year. Really interesting content.

I wanted to send a personal thanks to you and your team, for the coordination and organisation that evidently took place to ensure the success of the Corporate PA Summit. I, along with my colleagues, thoroughly enjoyed the day and will be advocating for a return to similar events in coming years.
Acting Executive Assistant, MNCLHD

Thank you. A fabulous day of inspiration and practicalities. Speakers so much to give.
Department of Education and Training

Excellent event
EA, Siemens

Nearing the end of my career – first ever summit and will encourage other EAs to attend.
EA to ED, Student Services, La Trobe University

Really great day, blew expectations out of the water. Feel privileged to be able to attend! Thank you.

Fantastically organised. Fantastic speakers. Lovely day to spend at a conference, will come again.
EA to Executive Chairman, WIN Network

I thought it was an excellent balance of EA and life coaching
EA to the CEO, Energy Australia

Great day. Will be back! Thank you.
EA to CIO and CFO, Mitre 10

The Corporate PA Summit is a well organised event and I enjoy attending each year – it seems to continue to grow – it’s flawless!
PA to Director Planning and Development, Hume City Council

Awesome day – great speakers and definitely worth attending!

As usual, an array of speakers and a large spread of topics. Enjoyed as usual. Thanks once again for staging it successfully.
EA, NSW Department of Justice

Awesome line-up of speakers. Better than any I’ve been to before. Venue and food excellent.
PA to MD, Progressive Enterprises

Staff were lovely. Fantastic agenda as always!
Personal Assistant, Inland Revenue

Fabulous day at the Summit again. Looking forward to next year’s.

Well organised, amazing speakers, loved the diversity, relevance and range. Very impressive. Thank you.
Executive Assistant, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

An amazing opportunity to network with other fabulous EAs/PAs from around the country and to listen to and be inspired by wonderful speakers. Thank you!
Executive Assistant to the Pro Vice Chancellor (Sciences), University of Otago

Second time I have been to this summit – always great speakers!!
Executive Assistant, Department of Internal Affairs

My first Summit – have thoroughly enjoyed the event and the speakers. Keen to return in 2018.
EA to CEO, NZ National Fieldays Society

Great speakers, excellent content
EA, Mitre 10

I think all of the speakers have been excellent. They have exceeded my expectations.
EA to Head of Client Services, Craigs Investment Partners

Lovely to be with peers. Great to hear ‘real’ speakers with lots of energy. Great venue.

Fantastic speakers on a very motivational day
PA, Nelson Orthopaedics

Great speakers, very enjoyable and motivating. Good variation, great location, well looked after
PA, Perry Turner Orthopaedics

Really relevant and topical themes at the summit – great variety of speakers that were candid and approachable.
EA/Project Coordinator, Te Kura

Fabulous day at the Summit again. Looking forward to next year’s.

Thank you, well organised.
PA, The Treasury

Excellent venue, food and hospitality
Governance and Executive Team Leader, Horowhenua District Council

I love how the workshops are linked to the summit – so beneficial. Have learned so much.
EA, Upper Hutt City Council

Really enjoyed the day – excellent speakers and topics, very relevant and can put into practice. Thanks very much.
Professional Rugby Administrator, NZ Rugby

Excellent day with so much to take away, remember and action
EA to GM Commercial and Business Development, ESR

Very inspiring and well-run summit – really enjoyed it
EA, University of Auckland

Fabulously run as always and left me with new enthusiasm
Executive Coordinator, North Sydney Council

Great summit, great venue and great food

Beautiful event, well organised and smoothly run.
EA to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Sciences), University of Otago

Fabulous event – inspiring, refreshing, enlightening, wonderful
Executive Assistant, Health Hawkes Bay

Full of inspiration from a selection of fabulous speakers
EA, HW Richardson Group

Great day and really enjoyed it
Executive and Financial Assistant, Massey University

Best PA Summit I’ve been to. Great speakers – got loads from each. Thanks.
PA, Bill Richardson Transport World

Excellent summit – very well put together
EA to CEO, Auckland Racing Club

Excellent conference!! Great venue.
Executive Assistant, Massey Univerisity

Was very good to hear from a CEO and get their tips and perspectives
EA, Parliamentary Counsel Office

This Summit was absolutely incredible. The number of high quality presenters is always amazing.
EA to GM, Enforcement ACT Branch, ACCC

Fantastic event, great speakers and good value for money. Will certainly return again next year.
Executive Assistant, Hastings District Council

Was a lovely day – all speakers were amazing – great time and got a lot out of it
EA to Group Manager, Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Fantastic line up of speakers. Great conference.
Group EA, NZ Aviation Security Service

Excellent Summit! Thank you.
PA to CEO, Ngati Porou Fisheries

Wonderful summit, genuinely the 1st of this kind where every speaker has been entertaining and engaging – great selection!
HR Manager and EA, Apollo Projects

Thoroughly enjoyable, thank you.
EA, Otago Polytechnic

Loved the speakers!
EA, Mitre 10

I enjoyed the experience. Looking forward to next year.
Operations Coordinator, University of Auckland

Thank you for a well-organised conference. What a privilege to be in the same room and listening to these presenters. Thank you.
EA to CE, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

ThinkTank has been amazing and did a great job around this conference.
EA/Event & Conference Organiser, William Hill

What an inspiring day. Expert speakers who engaged the audience, I walk away today refreshed and inspired. Thank you.

I really enjoyed the Summit
EA, Austrade

Fantastic venue, love the Hilton. Good variety of speakers and topics again this year. Five stars! See you in 2018.

Thank you for hosting such a wonderful Summit. The speakers and environment were so positive and inspiring.
EA to COO, Ramsay Health Care

EA to CEO, Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation, and EA to CRO Ramsay Health

So glad I came!
EA, Allens

I felt this conference to be very inspirational and felt quite motivated with each speaker. I look forward to 2018.
EA, University of Wollongong

Thank you for organising a wonderful day
EA to CEO and COO, PICA Group

I look forward to next year’s conference. Where do I sign up?
Project Coordinator, Transport for NSW

Excellent speakers – kept the audience’s attention

Speakers were great and seemed to dovetail into each other. I loved the topics.
EA, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited

Thanks for a great day!
EA, Uni of Wollongong

Major Events Sponsorship and Support Officer, Sunshine Coast Council

I was very happy with the large range of sponsors – this was my first PA Summit, I was very impressed. Venue was fantastic.

Outstanding guest speakers
EA, Cessnock City Council

Interesting and valuable
Project Officer, FACS

Entertaining, interesting, informative
Admin Assistant, Waterwork Roads

Amazing range and very entertaining. LOVE the high level of the lectures.
EA, LINK Group

Great, fun day. Awesome prizes from sponsors.
EA, Cessnock City Council

Very enjoyable
EA to Mayor, Cessnock City Council

EA, Cessnock Council

Wonderful! No speakers were bad, some were just BRILLIANT.
Administration Assistant, Transport for NSW

Amazing, engaging, extremely inspiring presenters!! Fabulous.

Great range of speakers
Principal’s PA, Ignatius Park College

Had a great day and felt the content was very valuable
EA to GM Customer Service, REST Superannuation

Fantastic Summit – exceeded expectations – great line-up of speakers, very high quality, please keep doing it.

Another great Summit – thank you!
EA, Canberra Airport

If it says ‘ThinkTank’ you can take it to the bank – will be first class event – attention to detail.’
Office Manager, Starfish Ventures

Best Summit yet
EA to Commander Brigade, Department of Defence

This year’s speakers were excellent. I honestly don’t know how you can do any better.

Fabulous speakers, great topics. Never lets me down.
PA to Director Planning and Development, Hume City Council

Great event, great speakers. Day flowed well and kept entertained and focused all day.
EA, Dimension Data

Great event – thank you!
EA to CEO, City of Adelaide

Loving the change of venue and the professional management of this event. Excellent MC.
EA to Mayor and Councillors, Whitehorse City Council

Awesome day. The best speakers. Loved all from 9am to 5pm. Thank you!
Administration Assistant, Greater Shepparton City Council

I really enjoyed the day – it had great speakers. The host/chair was amazing – entertaining and engaging.
EA to Group GM Programs and Policy, Brotherhood of St Laurence

The presenters were fantastic. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to attend.
PA, Monash University

Well run, great speakers, fantastic sponsors, very relevant material.
Senior Support Officer, City of Casey

Exceptional speakers, great venue.
EA to Director City Planning & Infrastructure, City of Casey

Enjoyed the day. Was great!
Business Support Supervisor, City of Casey

Excellent content
EA, City of Melbourne

Love this Summit and will keep coming
Executive Assistant, City of Stonnington

Enjoyed every speaker – have been for the past four years and this might just be the best yet!
Executive Assistant/Special Projects, City of Stonnington

A thoroughly enjoyable day allowing me to take away some key points to use to better support my Executive
Executive Assistant, Maxxia

Fabulous speakers!!
EA, HTA Advisory

An amazing day, very inspiring. Thank you!
Admin Assistant, University of the Sunshine Coast

Great event, well done!
EA to CIO, University of Tasmania

Fabulous day with quality speakers
Executive Assistant, Cabrini Health

Loved the Summit yet again. Thank you for the amazing range of speakers who were so informative and inspiring. Looking forward to next year.
Executive Assistant to Mayor, Invercargill City Council

An excellent conference. Great speakers, very professional, engaging and interactive. Well done.
Executive Manager, The CEO Circle

A fabulous day of sharing, learning, listening and encouraging to look inside oneself and acknowledge your differences, abilities and to try, try, try!
EA to the Headmaster, Somerset College

First PA Conference I’ve attended. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Didn’t expect to laugh so much. Very entertaining and informative, interesting speakers. Have really enjoyed the day.
Executive Asistant, EDVoS

Was a great mix of speakers
Personal Assistant, City of Albany

Excellent Summit! My first one. Loved it, will come again.
Executive Officer, Shire of Plantagenet

Thank you for arranging a wonderful day.
Area Coordinator, Newcrest Mining

I have been able to utilise the information more as I am a OSH rep – and this year it centred on health and wellbeing.
EA, Landgate

Fantastic day, thank you!
PA City of Canning

Fantastic conference, wonderful speakers with a lot of insights into a wide variety of areas.
EA, South Coast Baptist College

Great Summit – loved it. First one I’ve been to and would love to attend again in the future.
Principal’s PA, Carey Baptist College

Will be going back with a more positive attitude and think more about what I want to achieve.
PA to the Director of External Services, Shire of Esperance

Great conference
Personal Assistant, Town of Victoria Park

Fantastic conference, very inspiring.
Vanessa Frankson, Personal Assistant, Town of Victoria Park

Amazing vibe this year – well done and thank you.
Personal Assistant, Silver Chain

Great conference. The topics were great and very relevant to my role and life in general.
EA to CEO, Town of Port Hedland

All speakers were great. Thank you for the opportunity.
PA, BHP Rail

This was by far the best PA Summit event EVER!! My favourite speaker was Rabia – so very inspirational. I really hope to be back next year.

The day was excellent. Brilliant speakers and brilliant venue.

First conference for me and it was awesome – definitely coming to the next year’s! Thank you!
Discovery Parks

This is my first summit and it has exceeded all expectations. Jamila was fabulous as MC and each speaker brought something unique. Overall an entertaining and inspiring day. Thank you!
Cabra Dominican College

Fantastic event! Topics and speakers were all fantastic. Inspiring and practical is always good.

The Summit was fabulous, guest speakers awesome.
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

I thought it was an excellent conference and I got so much out of it.
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Really well run, enjoyable day. Would love to be involved in future years.
Thankyou Group

Today was a fantastic event and all the speakers were fantastic. I’m walking away feeling invigorated with a new mission to use what I have learnt today to be the best version of myself both at home and in the workplace.
FCA Australia

Fantastic! The Summit was run flawlessly and the agenda of speakers was great! All speakers were relevant and very motivational. Hoping to come back next year!

I have been so pleasantly surprised by both the summit today and yesterday’s masterclasss with Debbie Mayo-Smith – a very valuable investment of my time away from the office! GlaxoSmithKline

As always – amazing and inspirational.

Great summit with amazing speakers – totally enjoyed the whole day. Fantastic program and will be back in 2017
Hume City Council

Thank you for an “ab fab” day! Excellent and inspirational presenters! Great venue!
University of Melbourne

Very honest and inspirational speakers. A motivational day, lots to think about and hopefully implement in the workplace.
Australian Munitions

Fantastic day, really enjoyed each speaker and gave me some inspirational tips. Many thanks to the organisers and speakers, you are awesome!
Barwon Water

Really enjoyed the day. Turia Pitt is truly amazing!

Another great event, well done!!
Siemens Ltd

One of my most enjoyable and inspiring days this year. I’m completely motivated!!

I found this year very interesting and inspirational.
Interlink Roads

I loved all the speakers. Very inspirational.

The balance of topics/speakers is great – a brilliant event, thank you!
BAE Systems

Thank you for collating such inspiring and thought-provoking speakers in one place

This was the first time I attended and hope to return to another one. Was very rewarding and moving. Thank you to all the wonderful speakers.
Livingstone Shire Council.

The day was absolutely fabulous. I have been every year since the conference began and it never disappoints. So inspirational.
City of Port Phillip

Superb speakers, so much good information that is totally doable back at the coal face!!
City of Melbourne

Excellent line-up. Best presenters I have seen so far. Catering was excellent. Staff lovely and attentive.
City of Melbourne

I’ve only worked as an EA for 6 months so having the opportunity to attend the summit has been fantastic! I hope I have other opportunities to learn as much as possible. I’ve worked in local government for 10 years but EA work is the best experience. I’m really enjoying it. Thank you.
Latrobe City Council

Amazing day! I feel empowered to take charge of my working life which will have benefits in my private life too. Thank you.
Camberwell Grammar School

Inspirational speakers, great day!
Melton City Council

Fantastic guest speakers, thoroughly enjoyed the summit!
Melton City Council

Excellent summit as always.

Amazing speakers with different stories and messages. I will take away something useful for each speakers. Thanks for the variety from such relevant speakers.

Very professional, slick production. The MC was great and kept the day moving.

The summit exceeded all expectations. The day has been great and I feel so refreshed and have a new enthusiasm for my work. I can’t wait to get back to the office and share it.

Thank you for assuming we are intelligent, interesting and progressive human beings.
University of Melbourne

Great conference again. Keep up the fabulous work James and team!
Melbourne University

My first Corporate PA Summit! Enjoyed every minute. Excellent guest speakers especially Sadhana and Rabia
Mentone Grammar

I thought you had a great mix of speakers and topics. I have really loved the day, I would travel from Brisbane again to attend.
Ray White QLD

My first summit and will definitely be returning next year
Nova Systems

Amazing day. Great line-up of guest speakers. Going away totally inspired. Can’t wait until next year.

Life–changing event via Rabia and Turia. Brilliant, thank you.
Bundaberg Brewed Drinks

I travelled over for this conference and found it to be very worthwhile. Was a good mix of technical skills and inspirational talks.
Adelaide Football Club

It was an amazing, wonderful mix of work, life, motivation and determination. Life impacting. Thank you! (No name left)

Great event, really enjoyed the speakers.
Future Fund

Fantastic Summit this year! 2nd year attending – LOVED Simon Waller – I struggle with IT and he made it easy and comprehensible. Very very inspirational speakers this year.

“Thoroughly enjoyed the day – best conference yet!  I have attended other conferences and this has always been the best, most interactive and informative – well done!”
Executive Assistant, Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd, Perth 2013

“Inspirational, motivating and thought provoking…Great day, thank you”
Executive Assistant, Silver Chain, Perth 2013

“Again a brilliantly organised event. The calibre of speakers never disappoints”
Executive Assistant, St Andrews, Perth 2013

“It has been an inspirational event with great speeches and lots of fun”
Executive Assistant, Department of Mines and Petroleum, Perth 2013

“Very well done, amazing speakers. A very inspirational day and I would recommend this summit to all PA’s”
Executive Assistant, KPMG, Perth 2013

“Each and every speaker was incredibly inspirational. Exceeded my expectations”
Executive Assistant, Town of Claremont, Perth 2013

“The speakers were fantastic, engaging, relatable and all the topics were relevant. I’ve got information that I can take back and use in my day to day job”
Executive Assistant, Lotterywest, Perth 2013

“Prof Fiona Wood – WOW! What an inspirational woman! All the speakers were relevant, engaging and inspiring”
Executive Assistant, Wesfarmers Chemicals Energy & Fertilisers, Perth 2013

“Truly inspirational speakers! A great day”
Executive Assistant, Town of Victoria Park, Perth 2013

“I love the ThinkTank Media Conferences, it is an amazing amount of motivation that will last you the whole year”
Executive Assistant, St Andrews Australia, Perth 2013

“Definitely a great experience and the inspiration of the motivational speakers will certainly assist in my role”
Executive Assistant, RAC Insurance, Perth 2013

“All the speakers were inspiring and made me feel empowered to improve my life in many aspects. Very informative”
Executive Assistant, BHP Billiton, Perth 2013

“A great event. Exceeded my expectations – great selection of speakers and topics”
Executive Assistant, Department of Mines and Petroleum, Perth 2013

“The variety of speakers was excellent. Each speaker kept me interested and at times amused. Very good conference would definitely love to attend next year. Well organised and felt motivated at the end”
Executive Assistant, Aurecon, Perth 2013

Awesome!! Thank you for getting this calibre of presenters to our shores. Thank you. I am very grateful. Great move to Crown!!
Shire of Toodyay

Great event. Well run as always by ThinkTank. Great speakers as well. Will be back!

Wow! A refreshing and exhilarating day filled with motivational, inspiring and informative speakers.
City of Armadale

Thank you for another inspiring conference. Can’t wait for next years. Great line up of speakers.
City of Armadale

A wonderful inspiring day.
Sheffield Property

Thoroughly enjoyed that last two days and will take a lot away from this. Great speakers and overall the best conference/summit I have attended. I will definitely recommend to others and try to attend again in futures years.
City of Cockburn

The venue is great, and the catering.
Woodside Energy

Loved it – great inspirational day!!! Thank you to all the presenters, all were so special and generous with their personal journeys.
UWA Marshall Centre

Great conference, excellent work by organisers and really good speakers.
Woodside Energy

This was my first PA Summit. I can’t wait for next year!
Carey Baptist College

A great format and thought-provoking program. Five-star speakers were so brilliantly inspirational.
Woodside Energy

This was the best run event that I have been a part of. I thought having the sponsors here was a fantastic idea. I will definitely be wanting to attend future PA Corporate Summit events.
RSM Australia

Well organised and a great diversity of speakers. It was great to feel so inspired. Venue was amazing and well supported. Friendly and inclusive summit. Thank you.
Woodside Energy

Always well organised, great motivating speakers, location, catering and staff. It’s good when the speakers reference each other. Thank you for having us and organising a fabulous event!
Structure Consulting Engineers

Anh Do, Dixie Marshall, Peggy Grande, Lisa O’Neill 10/10

Dixie was very interesting, intelligent and informative. Lisa was uplifting and very humorous. Nadine was very genuine.
Sacred Heart College

Really enjoyed listening to Peggy Grande. To hear from someone in such a high-profile position was wonderful.
South Coast Baptist College

It was an amazing experience. The speakers were fantastic. Such great topics. Thank you for organising it! Great work!
Brightwater Care Group Ltd

Very comprehensive and informative program. I took something from each speaker.

Fabulous yet again – always inspiring and thought provoking.
Department of Fire and Emergency Services

Excellent content. Personal stories were amazing.

I thought the speakers were great and loved Lisa O’Neill’s spin on branding yourself – brilliant. Corrine’s story was a tough one to tell. Bravery to her. Dr Nikki Stamp was very interesting to listen to.
Shire of Mundaring

Amazing venue, food, company. Thank you!!!

Amazing day! Thoroughly enjoyed it and took a lot away. Thank you!
ABN Group

This has been a high-quality event with exceptional speakers – very inspirational.
UWA/WA Centre for Rural Health

“Really loved that all the speakers were so different from each other – lots of variety, yet all able to be related towards my own work and life. Very good.”
Executive Assistant, FMC Technologies, Perth 2013

“Great range of speakers from different backgrounds and gave us a great insight and the essential information needed to be good at what we do.
Very inspiring and motivating.”
Executive Assistant, BHP Billiton Iron Ore, Perth 2013

“Thank you all for taking me to places I had not been before and to places I would love to be”
Executive Assistant, Ramelius Resources Ltd, Perth 2013

“Great conference, enjoyed every minute”
Executive Assistant, SJGHC Inc, Perth 2013

“I enjoyed the diverse topics and speakers. Made for a very interesting day. Able to take information, tips and hints and apply them to both my home and work life. Well worthwhile”
Executive Assistant, Public Transport Authority, Perth 2013

“Loved the speakers.  All very motivating. I feel inspired.”
Executive Assistant, Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers, Perth 2013

“A great opportunity to be amongst such amazing, wonderful people. So inspiring and so personally moving. The speakers were OUTSTANDING!!!’
Executive Assistant, Chevron Australia, Perth 2013

“Really enjoyable, entertaining day that refreshed my motivation!”
Executive Assistant, City of Bunbury, Perth 2013

“Each and every one of today’s speakers were my favourites. A fantastic way to spend a day away from the office”
Executive Assistant, Ngarda Civil & Mining, Perth 2013

“A most inspirational day. The time to change is today. Thank you all!”
Executive Assistant, Silver Chain, Perth 2013

“Awesome – very motivational. Enforced things I am already doing but encouraged me to do other things and I still learnt things I didn’t know that will now help me do my job better and be better in life in general. Coming back next year.”
Executive Assistant, City of Nedlands, Perth 2013

“If motivation and inspiration were key elements – this was achieved. A truly great event. Met some wonderful colleagues and will keep in touch with them”
Executive Assistant, Shire of Murray, Perth 2013

“Another excellent summit! Outstanding speakers”
Executive Assistant, City of Perth, Perth 2013


The following comments are from attendees from the 2013 East Coast Summits

Great variety of speakers, inspiration and motivation to take back to the office and be the change to make the difference
Executive Assistant, Plum Financial, NAB

The balance and variety of speakers was perfect and each one kept my attention and left me better informed and wanting more. Outstanding!
Executive Assistant, SA Water

Amazing Summit – speakers sensational, loved the format, brilliant day overall. Hope to be back next year.
Executive Assistant, CGU

Great speakers, throroughly enjoyed conference, it really reiterates the importance of an EA
Executive Assistant, AMP Ltd

This was my second Summit and it again surpassed my expectations. A great day and I hope to be back again!
Executive Assistant, Moree Plains Shire Council

So many inspirational speakers. I have taken a lot of knowledge that I can use in my daily life and job.
Executive Assistant, ThyssenKrupp Elevator Australia

A fabulous day of speakers! Lisa McInnes-Smith was brilliant. Very inspiring sessions and ideas for professional and personal development.
Executive Assistant, Boeing Defence Australia

The day had an excellent flow and well-timed, and well-placed speakers… thank you!
Executive AssistantCSIRO CEO

The speakers were all varied and very interesting. A great mix of topics and themes appropriate for PA/EAs. I attended the conference with four other EAs from Latrobe City and it was great to attend as a group.
Executive AssistantLatrobe City Council

Today’s speakers were excellent. Thanks for putting the seminar together and making it so rewarding.

Thoroughly enjoyable presentations and event, which I attend every year as my one conference allowance.
Executive Assistant, Wyndham City Council

What a brilliant line-up of speakers. Completely inspirational. I’ve enjoyed every minute. Food was great and venue really good.
Executive AssistantCSL Ltd

Excellent, very inspirational
Executive AssistantANZ

Wonderful day, very well put together and I would very much consider attending another summit – congratulations to all involved for a job well done
Executive Assistant, Anglo American Metallurgical Coal

All speakers were excellent and topics of great interest and varied. Each speaker was inspirational in their own way.
Executive Assistant, Farstad Shipping

Wonderful speakers, inspiring, thought-provoking. Great Summit. Great networking experience.
Executive AssistantDIAC

Very inspiring speakers, and postive! I feel motivated to go back to work and lead, be positive and succeed in my career as an EA
Executive Assistant, Chemmart

Very worthwhile and interesting conference to attend
Personal Assistant, Sorell Council

A very worthwhile day. All speakers were relevant and inspiring.
Administration Officer, Catholic Education Office Toowoomba

No words – absolutely wonderful

Very well run, speakers were passionate and informative. Good networking opportunity.
Executive Assistant, SDN Children’s Services

This has been the most professionally organised, interesting and entertaining conference I’ve been to. The presenters and presentations were relevant and informative and a lot of the ideas that I’ll take away I’ll use to motivate me in my role.
Executive Assistant to the Deputy CEO, Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Thoroughly enjoyed the summit and was highly motivated in making some changes in my life. Great speakers – valuable, informative info.
Executive Assistant, Shell Company of Australia

I was inspired by the presenters. Totally worth attending – brilliant topics and speakers.
Team Coordinator, Melbourne Water

An uplifting and encouraging experience, giving me some determination to employ some of the lessons and tactics learned! The speakers were witty, charming, intelligent and insightful and I am grateful for the wisdom imparted.

This was my first time attending this event. The whole experience was so rewarding and the speakers so inspiring. I look forward to attending again in the future. Well done on a great event!!
Personal Assistant, CGU Insurance

Another great day, wonderful and informative speakers. Always great to hear life experiences of other people.
Personal Assistant, Powerlink QLD

An excellent conference with very though provocative speakers.

Great day – informative, interesting, captivating
Executive Assistant, RPS

Once again another fantastic mix of speakers in a great venue with great resources to use after the summit
Executive AssistantIAG

Beautiful food, great speakers, thoroughly enjoyed the day
Executive AssistantCommonwealth Bank

I found the day very inspiring, congratulations. This is the second summit I have attended over a few years. All speakers very inspiring and relevant to our roles. Congratulations.
Executive Assistant, Department of Immigration and Citizenship

I have been to three Summits and this one has been exceptional! I really enjoyed the speakers and related to them and their stories. Well organised James and well done!
Executive Assistant, TAL

Quality speakers make this Summit exceptional. I look forward to the next PA Summit in 2013. Thank you for a great day and Summit.
Executive Assistant, Qantas Staff Credit Union

Some of the speakers were so inspirational – my head is full of achievement!

Fabulous venue, spot-on selection of speakers. Hope to be able to attend next year.

A great mix of presenters and energy throughout the day
Executive Assistant, CGU Insurance

The range of speakers was excellent
Executive PA/Team Assistant, Siemens Ltd

Fantastic conference, very helpful and motivating, well done!
Executive Assistant, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Fantastic day, many thanks
Executive AssistantErgon Energy

Wonderful variety, I will be able to apply this to every aspect of my life
Team Coordinator, Ergon Energy

I thoroughy enjoyed the whole conference. It was very encouraging to realise what potential I can have for myself. I’m taking away this: I am vital and pivotal in my role at my company.
Executive Assistant, SDN Children’s Services

“Funny, down to earth, informative and thought provoking conference. Thank you”
Wiley & Co

“Very inspiring 2 years in a row – great crowd, speakers and ideas. I was that impressed with last years forum I arranged to bring 17 other PA’s along. Have had great feedback from the ladies through-out the day”.
Ergon Energy

“Once again a very inspiring Corporate PA Summit”.
Bundaberg Brewed Drinks

“After attending last year I did not think that I would be able to gain more knowledge, but it definitely exceeded my expectations. Well done.”
Moree Plains Shire Council

“I think overall this is a great summit for any PA/EA at any level. It’s informative, inspiring and you feel motivated at the end of the day. It’s good to know that other EA’s experience the same challenges as I do. The speakers were informative and confident. I thoroughly enjoyed the summit and would definitely attend again in the future.”

“I found the summit to be not only fun and informative but something that I can highly recommend to all PA’s and EA’s or someone who wants to become one”
Mitsui Iron Ore Development

“I attended last year and enjoyed it, but have really loved today. All the speakers have been inspirational and I have thoroughly enjoyed the whole day. I will look forward to next year. Venue superb, staff superb.”
Insurance Australia Group

“A very practical and inspirational summit”.
Department of Defence

“Great, fulfilling day. Inspirational speakers, great networking connections. Terrific venue.”
NSW Industrial Relations

“This was my first time at the PA Summit and I thought it was fantastic. It is a definate recommendation to colleagues and friends in the industry.”
Australian Taxation Office

“An interesting, informative & inspirational day that I enjoyed immensely.”
Premiere Global Services

“Brilliant! Loved it – I feel inspired.”

“Wonderful and informative day. Thank you”

“A great range of inspiring and interesting speakers made for a great conference”
Maitland Council

“Very informative conference, many light bulb and ahhh moments. Thank you.”

“A very rewarding and worthwhile conference”
Calibre Global

“This summit was an excellent experience to hear from other peoples views and knowledge from being a PA/EA. The ladies were all extremely enlightening and inspiring. Great experience to spread the wings and network and chat with others. Thoroughly enjoyable. Hope to attend next year. Venue, catering, MC and speakers were all great. Thank you.”
Pepsico, Australia & New Zealand

“Great event thanks to the speakers, sponsors and Doltone House. I have taken away a lot from today.”
ISS Facility Services”

“A great opportunity to meet and share with others in my profession.”
Marinya Media

“Besides all the excellent speakers, it is great being with other EA/PA’s to discuss issues with”

“It has been a very informative and inspirational day. I have not been to a seminar like this before and I have found it very beneficial. If the possibility arose I would love to come to the next one.”
University Cooperative Bookshop

“I thought last years summit was good value – but this year you’ve exceeded yourselves. Thanks”

“Great day – excellent speakers. Always rewarding and inspiring day.”

“The line-up of speakers was informative and relevant. Another job well done.”
National Buildplan Group

“It was great to meet other EA’s/PA’s and be able to share ideas/tips on experiences shared. Fantastic day! I’ll be back.”

“Great summit as always. I always walk away with new tips and a new found confidence.”
Qantas Staff Credit Union

“I have been inspired by all the speakers to improve not only my professional life but my personal life. Thanks.”
BT Financial Group

“The day was fantastic. I feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to attend. Every one of the speakers were informative & had great stories. Loved it!”

“Very well organised event & great care was taken in making us feel valued and special – great venue, wonderful food.”
DMS Maritime

“I would like to thank you for organising this event. I have learnt so much and am still yet to attend the masterclass.”
Primus Telecom

“Thank you. I feel regenerated, rejuvenated and motivated to apply some of what I’ve learnt today”

“I have been to this event for the past 5 years. It gets better and more professional every year. This year the speakers have all been fantastic and extremely motivating. Can’t wait for next year.”
Whitehorse City Council

“This was an absolutely wonderful PA Summit. The speakers were fabulous.”
Maryvale Private Hospital

“I love this summit! I have been coming every year and it is always fascinating. Speakers are always so interesting and entertaining and leave you wanting more”
City of Port Phillip

“Very well presented and relevant to the workplace. Intimate as well as dynamic”

“What a great summit. It was my first attendance and certainly won’t be my last. Very positive and inspirational speakers. I left the summit very motivated. Thank you ThinkTank”.
CSL Limited

“The conference was fantastic and exceeded my expectations leaving me feeling motivated and revitalised. Thank you very much. Hope to see you next year.” LaTrobe University

“Very inspiring day – I have taken away a lot of information I will start to put in place immediately. Having lots of speakers for short amounts of time works really well, it’s easy to keep attention on what is being said. I particularly enjoyed the professional speakers. Thank you”
Department of Education & Early Childhood Development

Wyndham City Council
“This event is the one major conference I attend each year for professional development and enjoyment. I’ve tried others, but keep coming back for the quality speakers, event management and venue. I’d recommend it to all EAs / PAs”

Department of Health
“Excellent – just the power surge of inspiration and empowerment I needed!”

National Australia Bank
“A really fantastic day. Well organised, with fabulous and inspiring speakers. I found it very motivating, educational and would highly recommend it to all EAs and PAs. It’s nice to be surrounded by people who understand what we do and embrace it”

“A special thank you for the inspiration provided today, it was absolutely worthwhile”

Australian Aerospace
“Really thoroughly enjoyed it”

Diageo Australia
“Today was such an enjoyable day!”

Moree Plains Shire Council
“Very enjoyable day. I feel I got a lot out of today’s conference. Thank you for this enjoyable event. Job well done to you!”

Cessnock City Council
“All speakers excellent and well suited to conference. Very inspirational!!”

Westpac Banking Corporation
“Excellent speakers and very interesting topics”

Insurance Australia Group
“This was my first Corporate PA Summit and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The speakers were all very professional as well as inspirational. I would highly recommend this summit to my colleagues”

Premiere Global International
“Great day, very interesting and motivational. I learned a lot in a short space of time.”

Sydney Airport Corporation
“Another great conference! Excellent speakers, thank you.”

ING Australia
“Great day, look forward to next year!”

Calibre Controls 
“Very well organised, lovely venue and a host of fabulous and inspirational speakers!”

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Australia
“The summit has been very useful, very inspiring and I picked up a lot of useful tools to do my job better. The speakers were amazing”

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
“The summit has been excellent, all of the sessions are full of practical information”

Insurance Australia Group
“Very high quality speakers. I feel very re-energised and will take some time to think about how to advance myself and better use the tools available to me”

TOWER Australia
“Practical and inspirational – thank you!”

TNT Australia
“Thank you. Very interesting and informative summit”

Commonwealth Bank
“I found the sessions to be very inspirational. The speakers had a wealth of experience to share”

WA Local Government Association
“Excellent day, very inspirational. The speakers were a delight”

BHP Billiton Iron Ore
“The honesty and candidness of the speakers this year was inspirational and extremely motivating – thank you”

Schneider Electric
“An inspirational day with an exceptional line-up of influential women from all walks of life”

Dulux Group
“Very beneficial, loved it!”

“Great summit – the right mix of speakers, all PAs and EAs should attend – very engaging. Amazing line-up of women!”

Titan Garages
“I thought the whole event was excellent”

The University of Queensland
“A very informative day with great mix of speakers, thank you”

The University of Queensland
“Loved it all!”

Ergon Energy
“Inspirational speakers – fun, enjoyable and informative”

“First time at this summit and I will definitely be at the next! Thoroughly enjoyed it!”

Brisbane Grammar School
“A really enjoyable day, thank you. I feel energised and ready to implement new ideas into my daily life (both work and personally)”

ISIS Group Australia
“Great organising. Very professional, friendly, enjoyable and informative event. I enjoyed it thoroughly”

“I would like to say thank you for organising such an informative and interesting event. I have gained so much information and more skills today than I have done in the entire past year”

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
“Fantastic event. Great venue and catering, overall very impressed”