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PA Life Star Awards 2023 are open for nominations

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PA Life is searching for star quality Administrative and Business Support Professionals in our annual PA Life Star Awards. Are you a star?

The PA Life Star Awards 2023 are now open for nomination from PAs, EAs, VAs, Office Managers. You can find the categories below with details on how to nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague.

Our PA awards are amongst the most coveted industry awards. The PA Life Star Awards 2023 recognise the hard work and dedication of PAs, EAs, VAs and Office Managers and champion everything they do in their constantly evolving roles.

To nominate yourself you will need to submit a bio and a testimonial from your boss or a colleague supporting your nomination. To enter please email our Editor Marja-Leena on

The deadline for entries is midnight, September 22nd.

PA Life Star Awards 2023 ceremony take place on November 13th

The Awards ceremony will be held as part of the PA Life Christmas party, which is a fitting occasion as we will be celebrating with the PA Life Club members as well as with our readers from the wider PA and EA community.

We will party in style this year, hosting the evening jointly with Inca London at their fabulous South American restaurant in Mayfair on Monday November 13th from 6-9pm.

The PA Life Star Awards 2023 categories:

Here are the categories and the qualities, efforts and achievements our judges we are looking for from the entries.

Rising Star

This category celebrates outstanding Assistants who have been working in the sector for less than five years, but have demonstrated excellence in their approach to their role in supporting their executives and wider teams.

Virtual Assistant Star

As the name suggests, this accolade will be awarded to an individual who has shown exceptional applications of services to clients.

PA Life Club Member Star

Awarded to the member of the PA Life Club who has shown strong commitment to supporting the Club by attending events, and engaging with other Club initiatives.

Commitment to CSR Star

This award will be presented to the Assistant who has helped their organisation make a difference within the workplace or wider community, via sustainability and green initiatives, charity work and more.

Commitment to Wellbeing Star

We’re looking for Assistants who have actively helped their execs, teams and organisations with wellbeing and wellness initiatives, either by introducing projects and programmes, or by managing them.

PA Star of the Year

And finally, the Star of all Starts award! The PA Star of the Year award will celebrate the work of one Assistant over the past year. We want to hear from PAs, EAs and VAs who have had an impact on their workplaces, going above and beyond duty to make processes smoother and their Execs’ and/or their teams’ lives easier.



Firstly, it’s free to enter the PA Life Star Awards! You’ll be pleased to know that submission process is being kept as simple and short as possible so it won’t take a lot of your time. This is all you’ll need to do…

  • Email Marja-Leena on with the subject line ‘PA Life Star Awards 2023’ and the name of the category you’d like to enter
  • Read the criteria/description of the category you’d like to enter, and tell us in no more than 400 words why you should be considered for this award
  • Provide us with a pic of yourself
  • Please also provide a brief testimonial (20-30 words will do) from someone you work with, ideally your boss or a close colleague, outlining why they think you should be considered for the award (testimonials do not need to be counted within the 400 word main submission text)

Our panel of judges is made up of industry experts and you can find out who they are here.The judges will decide the winners of our awards. A shortlist will be announce in our autumn print magazine which is out on October 5th.

Have you reserved your place for the Christmas Party & Star Awards night yet?

For more information on what you’ll have to look forward to, and to reserve your place for the Christmas Party & Star Awards night on November 13th, please complete the booking form here.