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Strategic PA Network Awards 2023 – 19/10/23

19 October @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Strategic PA Network Awards 2023
Join us for an evening of celebration, networking and learning!

We are delighted to invite you to our Strategic PA Network Awards 2023! It will be an evening of coming together, learning and celebrating achievements.

We are proud to be raising funds for three worthy charities Bounce Forward, Smart Works Reading and Isipho Admin.

Paving The Way: An evening of Learning, Development, Connecting and Empowerment

We are excited to host our third annual Strategic PA Network Awards evening with a theme that will inspire, excite and motivate all those that attend.

We will be recognising and celebrating our Strategic PA Network Awards throughout the evening which gives everyone an opportunity applaud those Assistants nominated and together celebrate their success. It’s all about supporting one another, empowering each other and learning from each other and our amazing speakers.

Included in the price of your ticket is a two-course Indian banquet buffet and arrivals drink reception.

Our commitment to supporting the Business Support community

In light of the current cost of living crisis, we decided that the Strategic PA Network Awards would be slightly different for 2023. Whilst we loved the black tie event that was the 2022 Awards, this year we wanted to make sure that the evening could be accessible to all. As such we have significantly reduced the cost of the ticket to make sure anybody that wanted to come would be able to. We will, however, still be providing a fantastic, high quality, L&D event at a beautiful venue for all to enjoy.


We are thrilled to be working with the Hilton Reading who are hosting the event and have secured a preferential room rate at the hotel. If you would like to stay the evening we have a special rate of £135.00 single occupancy / £145.00 double occupancy including Bed & Breakfast per room per night (inclusive of VAT). Please call the hotel directly on 0118 916 9000 quoting Strategic PA Network Awards 2023. If a guest should wish to cancel their booking 30 days prior to arrival, full cancellation charges will apply.


6.00 – 7.00pm: Welcome Reception | Networking | Supplier Partners Exhibition

7.15pm: Seated

7.30pm: Welcome, Directors of Strategic PA Network, Marianne Whitlock & Sarah Howson

7.40pm: 1st Keynote, Sid Madge & Paula Harding

7.55pm: Awards Presentation

8.10pm: 2nd Keynote, Lindsay Taylor

8.30pm: Awards Presentation

8.45pm: 3rd Keynote, Chief of Staff

9.05pm: Awards Presentation

9.30pm: Informal networking

10.00pm: Carriages


▶ Strategic PA Network Assistant of the Year Award

▶ Strategic PA Network Chief of Staff of the Year Award

▶ Strategic PA Network Above & Beyond Award

▶ Strategic PA Network CSR Champion of the Year Award

▶ Strategic PA Network Diversity & Inclusion of the Year Award

▶ Strategic PA Network Leader/Executive of the Year Award

▶ Strategic PA Network PA Team of the Year Award

▶ Strategic PA Network Resilience Award

▶ Strategic PA Network Virtual Assistant ‘Associate’ of the Year Award

▶ Strategic PA Network Networker of the Year Award

▶ Strategic PA Network Office/Facilities Manager of the Year Award

▶ Strategic PA Network Venue of the Year Award (as chosen by the Strategic PA Network Members)




Includes: Welcome Reception, 2 Course Indian Buffet, Awards and Goody bag.

Please note: Event is for PA/EA/VA/Office Support Staff, Partners, Executives, Leaders and Judges


19 October
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Sarah Howson (BBO PA Network & Strategic PA Recruitment)
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Hilton Reading
Drake Way, Reading, RG2 0GQ
Reading, RG2 0GQ GB
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