2009 Los Angeles Organizing Expo

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The public is invited to discover new products and services designed to save time, money and stress at the 5th Annual Los Angeles Organizing Expo. Exhibitor space now available.

The Los Angeles Organizing Expo http://www.napola.org, the area's only event devoted exclusively to time saving products, organizing solutions, tools and services, is set for Monday September 21, 2009 at The Olympic Collection Conference Center in West Los Angeles. In this public event, exhibitors will set up shop for three hours. Also returning this year is last year's very popular "Ask The Organizer" Panel, featuring veteran organizing experts from the Los Angeles area who will share their expertise with the public.

"Now more than ever, people are re-assessing many significant aspects of their lives and how they live every day. For the fifth year, NAPO-LA invites the public to attend the Expo and meet the organizing experts that can help them, or someone they know, trim wasted time, cut clutter, and learn new productive ways to live a more efficient and organized life," according to Chantale Bordonaro, CPO®, NAPO-LA Chapter President. Bordonaro continued, "The Los Angeles Organizing Expo and NAPO-Los Angeles will feature something for everyone with dozens of vendors representing manufacturers, services, authors and of course, products. We are also very pleased to be bringing back "Ask The Organizer." Veteran Professional Organizers from NAPO-LA will answer the public's organizing questions with tips and tricks from the trade in a lively and interactive panel discussion.

About the Expo:
Exhibitors at the 2009 Los Angeles Organizing Expo will feature dozens of new products, services, books, garage and closet systems and accessories, office products and technology all designed to showcase the benefits of increased personal productivity, time saving techniques and the advantages of living and working in an organized home and office environment. The Los Angeles Organizing Expo is a fundraiser produced by the non-profit National Association of Professional Organizers, Los Angeles Chapter (NAPO-LA) and will showcase over 5,000 square feet of exhibit space in The Olympic Collection Conference Center in West Los Angeles.

Returning in 2009 - "Ask The Organizer" Panel:
Organizing secrets will be revealed in the annual "Ask The Organizer" Panel, which will precede The Organizing Expo. The 90-minute interactive discussion is open to the public and will feature accomplished professional organizers from NAPO-LA's "Golden Circle," experts in their fields of personal productivity, office systems, relocations, storage design, special needs training, media and coaching.

Scheduled to appear this year are Dolores Kaytes ("Highly Organized, Inc.", Manhattan Beach,) Chris McKenry ("Get It Together LA!", Los Angeles,) Donna McMillan ("McMillan & Company Professional Organizing", West Los Angeles,) and Barbara Ricketts, CPO® ("A.K.A The Mess Doctor", Santa Clarita). "Ask The Organizer" 2009 will be facilitated by Lynne Gilberg CPO®, CPO-CD® ("Lynne Gilberg Organizing", Los Angeles). For a complete list of participants and bios, visit http://www.napola.org.

Last Year's Exhibitors:
2008 exhibitors included Blis, Bongo Ties, Closet Factory, Clutter Stop, Delphi Center for Organization, Esselte, EZnet Organizer Inc., Garage Envy, Get it Together LA!, MAS Moving, NorthStar Moving Corporation, OrganizIT!, ScanDigital, Smart Box USA, Smead, The Style Huntress, South Bay Closet Lady, The Mold Guy, TomBoy Tools and Touch Mobile Massage Co.

Represented were custom closets, garage and pantry storage systems and designs, organizing how-to books, technology, senior downsizing, office and organizational products, mold remediation services, calendar systems, desk accessories, online data storage management, photo organization/digital conversion and specialty hardware and tools. Another powerful lineup of vendors is expected for the September 21, 2009 Expo.

Information and Tickets:
The 5th Annual Los Angeles Organizing Expo will be held one night only, Monday, September 21, 2009 at The Olympic Collection Conference Center, 11301 West Olympic Boulevard (at Sawtelle) in West Los Angeles. The Expo will be open for three hours, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. The "Ask The Organizer" Panel will occur 4:00pm - 5:30pm. Public tickets for the Expo are $25 ($15 NAPO-LA Chapter Members) and will include appetizers. No-host beverages will be available. "Ask The Organizer" Panel admission is $49 ($29 NAPO-LA Chapter Members). Advance ticket purchase encouraged, but tickets are also available at the door. Visit http://www.napola.org for the most up-to-date event information, for tickets, sponsorship opportunities or to purchase a vendor table.

About NAPO-Los Angeles:
NAPO Los Angeles is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to developing, leading and promoting professional organizers and the benefits of better home and business organization. The Founding Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers, "The Organizing Authority®," NAPO-LA has provided members with a forum for networking, professional development and raising public awareness since 1985. The chapter produces the Los Angeles Organizing Expo as well as the Los Angeles Organizing Awards and is the recipient of the 2008 NAPO National President's Award for innovative contributions to the organizing industry. For details visit http://www.napola.org or http://www.organizingawards.com.

Heather Furlong, Director of Marketing
NAPO-Los Angeles
10573 West Pico Boulevard, #134
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Telephone: (805) 577-8267
Website: http://www.napola.org


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