Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

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We used a combination of iPads and Post-it notes to ask our workshop attendees questions about what makes an event supplier great, and what makes them not-so-great…. What does a good event supplier do? What is frustrating from an event supplier?

Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Practically Perfect PA

We used a combination of iPads and Post-it notes to ask our workshop attendees questions about what makes an event supplier great, and what makes them not-so-great…. What does a good event supplier do? What is frustrating from an event supplier?

Procuring a great supplier

Practically Perfect PA

You might not think so but assistants deal with suppliers on a a regular basis. From hotels to stationery manufacturers, car hire companies and venues for events we are constantly procuring suppliers. Trade shows are a fantastic way to meet potential suppliers.

Supplier of the week is Tripmate

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The Practically Perfect PA supplier of the week is Tripmate. The post Supplier of the week is Tripmate appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Here is everything you need to know about this new corporate travel booking platform. What is Tripmate?

Supplier of the week: Gilded Globe

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The post Supplier of the week: Gilded Globe appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

Supplier of the Month: Travel Counsellors

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Travel Counsellors is an award-winning independent travel company that’s seeing increasing growth in its corporate travel division due to clients recognising the benefits of having their own personal travel manager available to them 24/7 when required.

Managing Your Working Relationship With a Supplier

Small Business CEO

Business owners who take suppliers for granted can quickly find themselves last on the list when it comes to inventory arrivals. … CEO Leadership business relationship relationship building suppliers

Why The Construction Industry Needs Superior Suppliers

Small Business CEO

Construction is a powerful industry that manages to stay steady and even grow when other industries are going through economic troubles. … Economy & Environment construction business suppliers

Participating in a Trade Exhibition Overseas? You Need a Local Exhibition Stand Supplier

Small Business CEO

There are actually a thousand reasons why you should seek the services of exhibition stand suppliers. … Management exhibition stand exhibition stand suppliersAre you planning to participate in a trade exhibition soon?

Managing your Executive’s one to one meetings

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Their time is always in demand, be it from clients, suppliers, colleagues around the business and of course from members of their team. It kinda goes without saying that organising your Executive’s schedule is a never-ending task.

2019 204

Which tasks should assistants manage?

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There are so many ways we can help them with this from managing their calendar effectively, minimising interruptions and generally keeping them on track. Assistants should conduct research on behalf of their manager. Email and diary management. Suppliers.

2014 235

Top tip guide to managing global ground transport

Practically Perfect PA

Organising the most appropriate ground transportation supplier for your company can be straightforward, but to get the best value and the best travel experience from your service provider, you need to find out a bit more information. Choose the best supplier for your needs.

2014 235

Why effective lead management can help small businesses grow

The Small Business Blog

Effective lead management can be a great way to increase efficiency in your business, manage leads more effectively , and help guide your business to further growth, in many ways. Why effective lead management can help small businesses grow is a post from: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

2018 147

How to negotiate when planning an event

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We are the most organised profession there is available to the working world and our skills can be transferable to many different tasks, including managing an event from start to finish. Don’t let the supplier rush you into making any decisions. You should be looking at other suppliers!

Eight reasons why assistants should use a travel management company

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It is quite common now to have help with travel arrangements as most companies do employ an outside supplier to book flights, hotels and car hire. CTI are one of the 15 top travel management companies in the UK.

Travel 211

How to negotiate when planning an event?

Practically Perfect PA

We are the most organised profession there is available to the working world and our skills can be transferable to many different tasks, including managing an event from start to finish. Don’t let the supplier rush you into making any decisions. You should be looking at other suppliers!

Don't Underestimate The Importance Of Time Management

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Planning how to manage your time is not a waste of time! But, if you stay on top of time management the majority of the time then a happy work/life balance shouldn’t be impossible.

2010 245

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Project Management

The Small Business Blog

This includes staff members, suppliers and customers. Good project management will involve re-prioritisation. Delegation is key for any project manager. The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. No project will ever get far at all unless it has been planned very carefully beforehand. Make sure that everybody affected by the project is kept completely in the loop about what is happening.

Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Firstly there is the extended payment term, of 60, 90 and 180 days – see if your supplier will allow any of those terms. E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 198

Small Business Failure – Reason: Management Control | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Small Business Failure – Reason: Management Control by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 28, 2007 The typical scenario is you work hard all week , have no live and at the end of it all little money to show for it.

2007 199

Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Firstly there is the extended payment term, of 60, 90 and 180 days – see if your supplier will allow any of those terms. E-Mail me or follow me. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2007 182

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

BioTeams

When studying this topic, new ideas and solutions are introduced and explained, applied to one of the main projects management areas, which is the human resources management, with a structure, teamwork and leadership scheme that may represent the success factor in a given project.

How to Get your Project Back on Track

Ian's Messy Desk

Look for other sources : When a supplier you are depending upon cannot deliver, within your time frame , look for other suppliers who can. Accept partial delivery : Sometimes a supplier cannot deliver an entire order on time, but can deliver enough to keep the project moving forward.

2013 199

Have you missed this month’s content?

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Core Competencies / Featured / Time Management. Featured Roundup admin administrators assistants blogging EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2017 173

Have you missed this month’s content?

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Core Competencies / Featured / Time Management March 17, 2017 Technology of the week: iTranslate Featured / Office Tech / Technology of the week March 16, 2017 Creating Powerful Presentations Core Skills / Featured / Office Tech / The Assist Conference.

2017 173

Managing A Small Business In A Recession | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Managing A Small Business In A Recession by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 10, 2007 Here in the UK we had the “ Pre Budget Report &# yesterday. E-Mail me or follow me. Starting a Small Business?

2007 197

The Industry Snapshot: The influence of Personal Assistants

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Managing the Managers. It’s no wonder then that assistants decide which suppliers to use and often purchase their services without having to get approval from Executives or Procurement.

2016 254

The devil is in the detail: The importance of creating a thorough event brief

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In the UK, it’s one of a number of job functions, like Event Management itself, which is moving through a process of professionalisation, with increased recognition for the skills required and an understanding of the dedication required to be a true professional.

2015 227

Choosing The Right Chemical Supply Company

Small Business CEO

Finding a reliable supplier is important to ensure that you receive high-quality chemicals for your needs. It is equally important to find a supplier that will provide high-quality services like chemical blending, safe transportation, and bulk storage.

2017 82

Launching Assist Travel

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Choosing a supplier for your office is not easy, particuarly when it comes to business travel. Assistants have to navigate their corporate travel policy while ensuring their Executives have a smooth business trip while relying on suppliers to make that happen.

Travel 201

Your invitation to a very special event this September

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Venues + Events Live is the award-winning exhibition from SquareMeal, and helps PAs, EAs and event organisers find venues, suppliers and inspiration for their next 12 months’ worth of events.

2017 176

Using networks to get stuff done

Practically Perfect PA

If you have a great supplier that you can share with your network or any advice, training suggestions or something that you have implemented that works sharing this knowledge don’t hold back from sharing the information.

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Employee engagement is a force.

Service Untitled

Top companies recognize how this tremendous force can bring customer satisfaction, able suppliers to productively be in involved in the company’s best interest, and consequently mean profitability as all the cogs operate in a synchronized manner.

2010 58

Pic of the Day: Meetings

The Small Business Blog

Then the only meetings you have will either be with clients or suppliers. Picture of the Day Entrepreneur meeting room meeting space meetings picture of the day Time Management If you have ever worked in a large company you might be familiar with the scenario in today’s picture.

2013 174

Win an award-winning Brother office labeller

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The labeller can help with everything from organising office filing to tracking property through specialist bar code and asset management labels. Competition admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Giveaway Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2016 213

Top tips for business travel to Barcelona

Practically Perfect PA

We are offering assistants the chance to come along to the afternoon sessions, network with attendees and meet with suppliers for free! Here is a little taste of what you can expect… Meet with our fabulous suppliers: Reed and Mackay.

Travel 158

Launching Assist Travel 2016

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We want this to be measurable, easy to manage, more enjoyable and relaxing for you and your Executive. Choosing a supplier for your office is not easy, particularly when it comes to business travel. Our suppliers know these are the predicaments faced by assistants.

2016 173

Practically Perfect PA giveaway: The Brother winners are…

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You can find the P-touch range from all good office suppliers or online at [link]. Competition Featured Sponsored post admin administrators EA Executive Assistant Giveaway Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2016 153

How can you be more accountable at work?

Practically Perfect PA

For me, being accountable means taking control of your own success, managing your workload, your career and your relationship with your Executive and your colleagues. A task that springs to mind is working with suppliers.

2017 207

Green Focus: 4 Tips to Make Your Business Eco-Friendly

Small Business CEO

Consumers are increasingly conscious of a supplier’s green credentials, and will be more likely to choose a company that has policies of protecting natural resources. Economy & Environment Management branding Corporate Responsibility going green

2018 76

So, Assist Travel happened… again!

Practically Perfect PA

I thought the exhibition space worked well with lots of great suppliers who all contributed to the sessions during the day. How to get the most out of your Travel Management Company.

Travel 163

20 questions to ask before you book a venue

Practically Perfect PA

Does the venue have a list of required suppliers? Do we have to use the venue’s suppliers? If so, how will the venue manage these different groups?

2014 241

Feeling like a fraud at work

Practically Perfect PA

A few years ago I was working as a PA within a large team of highly qualified, talented and very very confident project management consultants. It means taking on new challenges, but having a support system in place to help manage your development.

2017 216