Admin Pro Forum 2022
Admin Pro Forum 2022

The industry’s premier event for sharpening your administrative and office technology skills

Another year, another series of challenges few admins ever saw coming. You may be pressed for time and resources now more than ever, but with adversity comes the opportunity to rise to the top of your profession.

Only by honing your talents in office administration, office technology, project management, and all-around flexibility can you expect to satisfy (and EXCEED) your executive’s expectations.

You may be pressed for time and resources now more than ever, but with adversity comes the opportunity to rise to the top of your profession.

This year, Admin Pro Forum 2022 remains virtual—not just for your convenience and safety, but because so many admins told us they appreciate the wonderful flexibility of the online format. We’ll once again bring the trainers and timely topics to your screen so you can easily blend the conference into your workday… and stay on the home front while doing it.

  • World-class speakers brought to your screen
  • 12 skills-building and motivational sessions
  • A schedule that blends into your workday
  • Video sessions & learning materials

What Past Attendees Have to Say

  • "Amazing experience for our admin leadership team to share. Thanks! We’ll be back!" Elizabeth McFall, Executive Assistant - Oak Ridge Schools
  • "Everything was 5 stars – really! Superior topics and presenters." Lisa Schlies, Executive Assistant
  • "This is the first conference I have attended and I loved it." Susan Cagle, Executive Assistant - HNTB Corporation
  • "Thoroughly enjoyed my time at this conference. I am looking forward to being a part of next year’s conference."Linda Kleckner - UNC Wilmington College


Wednesday, October 19

All times Eastern

E | e | 12:30 - 1:25 PM



Become A Tech Influencer In Your Organization | Melissa Esquibel | 1:25 – 2:10 PM

Many people operate in their organizations as “victims” of technology chosen by others. But no matter your position in the organization, you can influence the choices it makes and how new technology is rolled out. Learn what your role already is in your organization’s tech choices and how to change it. Plus get a seat at the table by asking strategic questions, gathering significant information, and holding tech decision-makers accountable. 

Break | 2:10 – 2:20 PM

Panel Discussion: Tackling Admins’ Toughest Questions Of The Year | 2:20 – 2:50 PM

The editors of Administrative Professional Today will challenge our expert panelists to answer some very tricky questions we’ve received from readers. From the unspoken etiquette of remote work to the ugly truths of performance reviews, get a glimpse into the real thoughts of real admins seeking straight answers.

Managing Multiple Executives | Joan Burge | 2:50 – 3:30 PM

Recent events have led to many companies cutting their administrative staff, leaving remaining assistants to take on more managers and executives. Master the soft skills needed to master this monumental task with grace, know-how, and tact. Learn how to break down multiple large projects into smaller manageable tasks to avoid schedule, project, and deadline overlap, and establish personal boundaries to avoid burnout.

Break And Prize Drawing! | 3:30 – 3:45 PM

Minute-Taking Made Easy | Rhonda Scharf | 3:45 – 4:30 PM

Minute-taking is the timeless skill that shows off your attention to detail and mastery of procedure and wins you a spot at the meetings you need to attend to get ahead. Learn not just what minutes must contain and what they should not, but the tricks that enable experts to walk away from a meeting knowing they captured just the right details and are ready to present them to executives. 

Microsoft Office 365 Power Moves | Corinne Hoisington | 4:30 – 5:00 PM

Let's dig into fresh features of Office 2021 365 such as Present Live, Presenter Coach, Excel data types, @mentions, and so much more. Wait until you see the new Office apps that create powerful ways to leverage your workload.


Thursday, October 20

All times Eastern

How To Map Out Effective Office Systems | Julie Perrine | 12:30 – 1:25 PM

Systems, as opposed to procedures, save you time and unnecessary stress. They are a roadmap to your task or project that you follow every time, allowing you to deliver consistent results, which creates trust between you and your executive and helps build your credibility. Systems also allow you the freedom to delegate tasks, or have someone fill in for you while you’re away from the office. Learn to develop and structure them to display your preparation prowess!

Data, Data, Everywhere! How To Get It All Together In Excel | Melissa Esquibel | 1:25 – 2:10 PM

Let’s look at various types of data sources and how you can get them into a single spreadsheet file to produce information-rich reports and analysis. No matter your skill level, this session will give you a foundation for using Excel as more than a place to type lists. We’ll also discuss the pits and perils of the various methods so you can choose the best way to get your data to work together seamlessly.

Break | 2:10 – 2:20 PM

Your Legal Rights As An Admin (And Your Company’s Too!) | Attorney Anniken Davenport | 2:20 – 2:50 PM

You’re accustomed to protecting your organization in countless ways. But do you have full knowledge of your own rights and the rights of your co-workers on the job? It’s the key to spotting potential problems for your organization and getting them fixed before they result in lawsuits. This crash course will teach you the basics of getting paid fully and correctly as required by wage and hour laws, preventing workplace discrimination and harassment, taking medical and parenting leave, discussing work conditions, posting on social media, and more.

Negotiation Skills For The Administrative Assistant | Lisa Olsen | 2:50 – 3:30 PM

Getting ahead is all about communicating what you want and what you need. For a variety of reasons, most admins never quite clear the hurdles set before them in order to speak up strong and get the best deal for themselves and for their executives. This session will teach you the subtleties of negotiating with everyone from co-workers to salespeople to the CEO.

Break And Grand Prize Drawing! | 3:30 – 3:45 PM

Business Writing Boot Camp | Nancy Flynn | 3:45 – 4:30 PM

Whether you’re composing formal business documents, emails, or social media posts, the goal is to write with as much power, precision, and persuasion as possible. Don’t let ineffective writing muddle your messages, confuse your colleagues, or derail your career. A must for anyone who writes on the job, this session is an investment in your career and your institution’s financial assets, reputation, and future.

3 Keys To Future-Proof Your Career | Cindy Montgenie | 4:30 – 5:00 PM

Strategic influence is the coveted currency that will set you apart in the new landscape of work. Finish your Admin Pro Forum experience by discovering the #1 reason why admin careers stall, learning how to increase your visibility, and the proven methods of building a magnetic brand for yourself in an increasingly digital and remote world where unique and colorful voices win out! 



Hear from the top admin trainers in the industry

Included With Your Registration

  • Virtual attendance to both days of Admin Pro Forum 2022

    Stream the live event alongside your colleagues in the office – or from the comfort of your home – on up to 3 devices.

  • Video recordings of all conference sessions.

    No need to worry about missing any part of Admin Pro Forum 2022 – the video recordings will be made available to all who sign up.

  • Educational materials tailored to each session.

    10+ hours of extra video training, as well as dozens of handouts, white papers, and articles to assist your career ascension!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

If this event fails to meet your needs, we will refund 100% of your tuition, no questions asked—and your course materials and bonus gifts are yours to keep.

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