Saturday May 14, 2016  at 9:30AM - 5:30PM CT
Sunday May 15, 2016  at 8:30AM - 5:30PM CT

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Workshop Location:

Wells Fargo Building
299 South Main Street
23rd Floor Conference Room
Salt Lake City, UT 84111  

Hotel Monaco SLC

A special room rate for BTUA students of $155/night plus tax is available at the
Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City
15 West 200 South 
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 

Please contact Alison Brown via email to: for any special requests that cannot be handled online. Her direct line is: 801-990-9715 

  What Students Say:

"I left BTUA filled to the brim with new knowledge, skills, and professional connections. I recommend this workshop without hesitation."
~ Lauren Jiloty, Sr. EA to Bill Gates, Seattle 

"The one-on-one interaction was invaluable. I've worked for 20 years and the information I learned was priceless."
~Brenda Rogers, Asst. to CEO, Dallas 

"I hung on every click of Vickie's mouse!"
~ Carla A, Executive Assistant, San Francisco

  Olympia Dukakis Comments:
"For 25 years, I have always been struck by the seriousness with which Bonnie takes her work, her profession, and now her new career choice as a teacher. She is inspiring others to be an 'ultimate assistant' and I have no doubt that is precisely what is happening."                                        ~Olympia Dukakis

  Need On-Site Team Training?

Bonnie and Vickie are available together or individually to deliver a custom training program for your company. Please contact Bonnie or Vickie for a complete list of training options.

* Surprise Guest Speakers at prior workshops have included Olympia Dukakis, the Chief of Staff to Oprah Winfrey and the Assistant to Nate Berkus. Our BTUA students never know who's going to appear at the door! 

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Bonnie Low-Kramen 

Bonnie Low - Kramen I am instructor Bonnie Low-Kramen, 25-year former assistant to Oscar-winning actress     Olympia Dukakis and author of the best-selling book "Be the Ultimate Assistant." It would be my pleasure to have you join us for a transformational 2-days of learning and networking. If you are seeking to work at your highest potential, this is the workshop that will make an important difference for your career and your life. 


Vickie Sokol Evans 

The 4-hour technology segment of the class will be taught by Vickie Sokol Evans who is a 
former assistant and is now one of the most sought after technology and productivity trainers in the world. As a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Vickie is an expert in both PC and Mac and best of all, she "gets" what we do as assistants and the very best ways to get it done. By popular demand, Vickie will be teaching 4.5 hours of technology and productivity!
3 hours were just not enough and wow, is it making a difference. 


Wells Fargo Building

            REGISTER HERE 
     May 14-15 | Salt Lake City  

This highly interactive and content-rich workshop is geared towards:

  • Executive Assistants
  • Personal Assistants
  • Private service professionals
  • Concierge staff

Workshop Topics Include: 
• Computer Technology, Productivity and Social Media Privacy with Vickie Evans (4 hours) 
• Organization, Assistant Handbook & Checklists  
• Advanced Communication: Verbal, Written, Non-Verbal     •  Ethics & Confidentiality
• Creative Problem-Solving  •  Event Planning   • Travel Planning   • Networking and Mentoring  
• DiSC Workplace Personality Assessment   •  Gender, Ethnic & Generational Issues  
• Dealing with Difficult People & Situations   •  Resources for Assistants  
• Career Management
• And always some special surprises!   

This is for you if you...

  • Love being an assistant but feel stagnant
  • Want to build a stronger relationship and partnership with your manager and fellow staff
  • Need to be as marketable as possible to earn top dollar
  • Enjoy learning and want more tools for your toolbox
  • Want to expand your network of colleagues and resources
  • Are overwhelmed by technology and need simple ways to keep up 
  • Love Salt Lake City like we do!

    Claim your seat for the highest quality training available                     for Executive and Personal Assistants.

Registration:  $1099.00 / Student

Members of Professional Administrative Organizations:   $999.00 / Student

BTUA Alumni:  $799.00 / Student  (Limited to 5 seats) 

Please note
: The workshop registration includes all materials, the DiSC Assessment, and breakfast and lunch on both days. Accomodations are not included.

Workshop Includes:

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  • Pre-Workshop phone/Skype consultation with Bonnie
  • Signed copy of "Be the Ultimate Assistant" book by Bonnie Low-Kramen
  • Signed copy of "100 Tips in 100 Minutes" book by Vickie Evans
  • Materials packet containing articles, checklists, and forms
  • PowerPoint slides and document templates to help make you the
    Ultimate Assistant
  • Online DiSC Workplace Personality Assessment
  • Surprise Guest Speakers *
  • Access to the Ultimate Assistant Linkedin Discussion group, open only to
    workshop alumni
  • Post-workshop support from both Bonnie & Vickie
  • Discounts on RedCape technology classes for both PC & Mac
  • Delicious & healthy breakfast and lunch on both days
  • Every student receives a Certificate of Achievement

Note: This workshop is eligible for Recertification Point submission.      

"Be the Ultimate Assistant " Workshop & Speaking Tour
2016  Schedule

Sat./Sun. | Mar. 5-6 - Chicago, IL 
Sat./Sun. | May 14-15 - Salt Lake City, UT 
Fri./Sat.  | July 8-9 - New York City
Fri./Sat. | Sept. 23-24 - Seattle, WA
Thurs./Fri. | Nov. 10-11 - London