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PA Life Summits

A Meet the Buyer Event
Date: 12th September 2024
Venue: Hilton London Canary Wharf

The PA Life Summit is specifically designed for senior PAs who want to find solution providers and discover innovative opportunities to help respond to the daily challenges of their professional lives.

This event is a small, niche event unlike other large, busy exhibitions and conferences.

Experience a day of private meetings with corporate suppliers of venues, corporate gifting, hospitality and travel managers.

The Format

  • Enjoy a bespoke itinerary of pre-arranged meetings with industry suppliers who match your requirements
  • Meet with service providers from the comfort of your own Delegate Booth
  • Attend a series of insightful seminars led by industry experts
  • Networking throughout with fellow PAs and EAs who share your challenges
  • Lunch and refreshments included

Registration from 8am, closing at 8:45am. First seminar will start at 8:45am.

View pictures from our previous summits HERE.

If you are a PA or EA and would like to secure your free space to the PA Life Summit please complete the booking form. For any enquiries you can contact Laura Spratt on 01992 374053,

Supplier to the industry?

If you are a supplier and would like to find out more about how you can meet with these senior corporate bookers, contact Clair Wyld on 01992 666724,

Check out our previous PA Life Summit!

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The PA LIFE Summit is a “Corporate Speed Dating” style event that allows you to build new business relationships with pre-qualified senior Pas, EAs and corporate bookers who are actively seeking new suppliers.

Unique Experience
Our event concept of pre-matched one-to-one meetings is facilitated with five easy steps.

  1. Confirm your place at the Forum
  2. Let us know your future procurement trends
  3. Select the suppliers you wish to meet with
  4. Receive your personal event itinerary page
  5. Join meetings with buyers

We offer a range of all-inclusive packages to suit all budgets with no hidden or added costs.

Our packages include;

  • A bespoke pre-arranged itinerary of face-to-face meetings with senior buyers sourcing new suppliers
  • Networking breaks throughout with our 55+ delegates
  • Hassle-free – no stand build – this is a delegate seated event which means no time wasted waiting around for them to find your stand.
  • Promotion of your products & services to potential new clients
  • Full contact details of all delegates post-event
  • Lunch and refreshments

You’re meeting buyers who want to meet you
We match-make suppliers and delegates based on shared preferences. Before the event, you’ll be given a list of delegates so you can identify the best prospects and we’ll arrange the meetings for you.

New prospects at each event
We don’t invite buyers back for a second year. This keeps the PA Life Summit fresh, with a new group of delegates attending each year.

To find out more about how you can join us at the PA Life Summit, request more information below or contact Clair Wyld on 01992 666724,

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As a delegate you’ll have the chance to meet with top industry suppliers with innovative products and services via a series of one-to-one pre-arranged meetings.

The Summit also offers a series of complimentary seminar sessions on the latest innovations in the PA field – hosted by industry leaders.

Our hybrid event
The PA Life Summit offers the flexibility to attend either a live or virtual event.
Should you not be able to physically be at the event, you have the option to meet with industry relevant suppliers via our virtual platform.

Why attend?

The event will guarantee:
– Pre-arranged meetings with solution providers of your choice
– 25 minute meeting slots will be relaxed and civilised, with no hard sell
– Attend a tailored programme of inspiring seminars
– Easily compare and benchmark potential products, services and solutions
– You will be one of just 65 VIPs at the event, ensuring that you get personal attention
– Attendance is entirely free of charge, which includes entry to our seminars.

A more targeted approach
We understand that your time is precious, valuable and limited. You tell us who you want to meet, and we handle all the details.
We arrange all meetings in advance based on your preferences, by providing you with details on solution providers products and services.
98% of past attendees say that our events are a better way to find new suppliers than a traditional trade show.

What’s included in a LIVE event?
– A full pre-arranged itinerary of one-to-one meetings
– Complimentary seminars hosted by some of the industry’s most dynamic minds
– Meals and refreshments throughout
– Access to all presentation material
– Wi-Fi access

What’s included in a VIRTUAL attendance?
– A full pre-arranged itinerary of one-to-one meetings
– Access to all presentation material

Complete the delegate booking form to attend, or contact contact contact Laura Spratt on 01992 374053, for more information.


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Headline Partners

Gold Partners

CTM Corporate Travel Management Ltd 

CTM is your one-stop-shop for business travel, group travel and events. We drive savings, efficiency, safety, and sustainability to businesses and corporate travellers. When you partner with CTM you’ll enjoy the experience of business travel done differently – a uniquely designed travel programme, built for your business’s specific travel needs and objectives. We design travel programmes that drive strategic results for every part of your business and every member of your team.

Ministry Venues

We are Ministry Venues. Since 1991, we’ve been hosting events that leave a lasting impression.

We’re ready to welcome you to one of our two sites across central London: each a blank canvas boasting an array of spaces where your vision can come to life.

Science Gallery London – King’s College London

Science Gallery London connects art, science and health to drive innovation in the heart of the city.

A vibrant hub, it offers diverse spaces for meetings and events, accommodating 20 to 320 guests throughout the week. Spanning three floors, the venue allows for immersive interactions with the latest exhibitions.

Silver Partners

Walkup Partners

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Fireside chat

The Editor of PA Life will be talking to Zoe Thatcher, Head of Business Development at YES (Your Event Solutions), a multi-award winning global meetings and events provider behind many innovative and powerful experiences for the world’s biggest brands

Hosted by: Marja-Leena Toseland, Editor – PA Life
Panellist: Zoe Thatcher, Head of Business Development – Your Event Solutions

“Be 10% CEO: Elevate your role as an Executive Assistant”

Join former Career EA Sarah Howson and elite EAs in a dynamic session hosted by Marianne Whitlock. They’ll deep dive into open discussions on working styles where you’ll gain invaluable tips for success.

  • Strategic Thinking: Uncover strategies to align your support role with organisational goals, showcasing a proactive mindset and contributing as a strategic partner.
  • Mastering Stakeholder Management: Explore techniques to cultivate and maintain influential professional connections, elevating collaboration and impact.
  • Efficient Communication Skills: Learn to communicate with executive-level precision, conveying information clearly and concisely to enhance your professional presence.
  • Proactive Problem Solving: Develop a problem-solving mindset, empowering you to identify and address challenges before they escalate, showcasing initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the Workplace: Gain tools and methodologies for leveraging emotional intelligence to optimise interpersonal dynamics, enhance teamwork, and navigate complex work environments.

Sarah Howson, Director – Strategic PR Recruitment & Marianne Whitlock, Director – Strategic PR Recruitment

“What makes the perfect Executive/PA working relationship?”

At this interactive and thought-provoking session, we will discuss and explore what makes the perfect Executive/PA working relationship.  We will hone in on the qualities, behaviours and working practices that are crucial for a successful partnership.

  • What IS the perfect Executive/PA working relationship?
  • What qualities and behaviours are crucial to this successful partnership?
  • What actions can you take to create and maintain the best working relationship?

Hosted by: Lindsay Taylor, Director – Your Excellency
Panellists: Jodie Mears, Executive Assistant – Cohesive Group & Abi Jones, Executive Assistant – Spotify

The PA Life Summit will be held at the Hilton London Canary Wharf

Address: South Quay, Marsh Wall
London E14 9sh

Tel: 0208 283 2030