This year, join us for a FABULOUS dinner and keynote speaker Charmaine Hammond and celebrate all your hard work and the work of those around you.

This year, the Edmonton Chapter is pleased to present it's first ever EVENING APPRECIATION DINNER.  A THANK YOU to all the hard working Administrative Professionals.


Sponsorship and volunteer information:
The Administrative Professionals Day is the premier event for the IAAP Edmonton Chapter. All donations, sponsorships and volunteers are greatly appreciated. For more info, please contact Michelle at 
IAAP Edmonton Chapter.

Welcome from the President!

On behalf of the IAAP Chapter Board of Directors I would like to welcome you to a new year, a new look for IAAP and an exciting time of growth, education and networking.

We have an exciting line up of speakers this year and we have implemented a few changes in how our meetings and events are organized.  This year, you can look forward to an Administrative Professionals Day evening Gala, we have our exciting Boot Camp coming up end of October (have you registered yet?) and we have a great mix of both hard skills and soft skills training opportunities with each of our speakers from September to June.  We're excited to meet you, work with you and help you get the most out of your IAAP Membership.

Consider becoming a Member of Excellence this year or work towards your Certification and take your career to the next level.  We can help. Ask us how!

We are always looking for volunteers planning events, working on our website, producing a chapter newsletter or simply spreading the word and helping us build the Edmonton Chapter.  If you want to get involved, please speak to any of this years board members.

The entire schedule including information regarding the Board of Directors and the various Committees can be found

We hope to see you at March's Dinner & Education Meeting on Tuesday March  11, 2014. I am excited to be the speaker for that evening provinding you an opportunity for an up close and personal tour of LinkedIn. Why should you be on LinkedIn? Does it really work? How & why it's beneficial to build your networks, and how specifically as an Administrative Professional LinkedIn can help you. If you're interested in Social Media and taking your career to the next level using LinkedIn, you won't want to miss this.  Registration coming soon!

We're here to help you get the most from your membership. Let us know how we can help!

Michelle Wispinski
IAAP Edmonton Chapter President

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Chapter Events

Coming up: 

April: Administrative Professionals Week - Appreciation Dinner - Tuesday April 22

May: Annual General Meeting / Chapter Planning

June: TBD

Details about the remaining speakers for this year will be posted shortly.  We look forward to seeing you at our Chapter Events!

Educational Opportunities

Did you know? IAAP offers a whole wide range of available Webinars to their Members for as little as $49? To find out what webinars are coming up, please log in to the website and search Webinars for the entire list.  Many are certified for re-cert.

TEC2014 is quickly approaching. Hosted in Atlanta Georgia March 13-15 this conference is geared to the administrative professional who uses technology on a daily basis and would like in depth training to work smarter in various platforms and software, as well as be exposed to new and innovative technology options. For more info click here.

CDC2014 - Canada Division Conference is being hosted by the Eastern Canadian Division of IAAP and will be held in Prince Edward Island. You don't want to miss this opportunity. For more info click here.

EFAM 2014 will equip you with the professional tools, techniques and network needed to make your office effective and efficient every day. Stop playing catch-up when new demands dawn at work. Get the right training in technology, communications, and professional development.

Connect with 
IAAP’s unique, international web of career-minded office professionals. Build your own support team and make yourself indispensable at work. Make the sun rise on your career. For more info click here.


Locally available to anyone living in the city of Edmonton with an Edmonton Public Library Card (which is FREE!) is a fabulous opportunity to take 6 week long online courses for FREE! Starting January 15th and running in January, February, March & April there is something for everyone.  Many courses will apply for your Member of Excellence (Item #4). To check out the entire listing of courses click here: EdToGo