Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 16, 2006
WHAT: International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) Marketing Director Sue Kramer shows VAs how to market effectively through networking at the first annual Online International Virtual Assistance Convention. Her session entitled, “Networking: Your Business Growth Tool,” will give VAs tips on everything from handing out business cards and other marketing pieces to gauging good networking opportunities.
After 10 years of being defined as an “emerging cottage industry,” virtual assistants worldwide will gather together virtually in recognition of the first annual Online International Virtual Assistants Convention (OIVAC), which makes its debut on Thursday, May 18, 2006. Entitled “Pathways to Successful VA Practices,” the Internet-based convention is designed to bring together all virtual assistants for best practices seminars, training workshops, presentations and exhibits. Seminar topics include such diverse topics as “How to retain clients through exceptional customer service” to “Utilizing 21st century technology in a virtual environment to working with international clients”. The convention Coincides with the first annual International Virtual Assistants Day on May 19, 2006.
WHO: Sue Kramer is a leader, who after a 20 year corporate career, founded Peace of Mind Virtual Assistance in 2003. She is known for keen eye for detail and direct, thinking outside of the box style. Sue is an active networker in the Chicago area and has a 2-year goal of hearing the question “What’s a VA?” less often. Sue believes that when VAs worldwide join her and step out of their comfort zones to educate the worldwide business community about the Professional Services Industry of Virtual Assistance, her goal will become reality. Sue began her IVAA leadership career in 2005 as the Summits sponsor coordinator then moved into the Directorship of the Marketing/PR department.
OIVAC is an international convention of Virtual Assistants providing learning, training, networking and information-sharing experience conducive to the hectic schedules of work-at-home and virtual entrepreneurs. For more information contact email@example.com or visit the website at http://www.oivac.com.
WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. (EST)
TOPIC: Networking: Your Business Growth Tool
WHERE: Online International Virtual Assistants Convention (OIVAC) at http://www.oivac.com
DETAILS: Join Sue Kramer for a best practice session geared toward helping both emerging and veteran VAs put their best foot forward through networking. For more information contact OIVAC chairperson Sharon Williams at (410) 521-7001.
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