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BTUA 2019 Corporate Partner 

Friday, March 22, 2019  at 9:00AM - 5:30PM EDT
Saturday, March 23, 2019  at 8:30AM - 5:30PM EDT
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Sofitel New York Hotel
45 West 44th St.
(bet 5th & 6th Aves.)
New York City, NY 10036


  Feedback about BTUA: 

"The power of BTUA is strong.  I have attended three sessions over the years.  The lessons that I have learned and the confidence I have gained have made me the successful assistant I am today.  I highly recommend BTUA to a seasoned Executive Assistant or an Administrative Assistant who is just starting her/his career."

 ~Brenda Rogers, CAP, OM, ACEA
VP of Administration,  Del Frisco's Restaurant Group | Dallas, Texas  

Julie and Craig  

"There isn't a more efficient way to unlock the potential of the CEO than to expand dramatically the skills of his or her Executive Assistant."

~ Craig Bouchard, CEO, Int'l Entrepreneur (Pictured with Chief of Staff Julie Kavanaugh)

  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.

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Patrick Olympia Dukakis Bonnie Low Kramen BTUA NYC 2018  
Surprise Guest Speakers at BTUA #33 in NYC, May 2018 - Oscar Winner Olympia Dukakis & former EA Patrick Healy

Strategic Business Partners
That's who Ultimate Assistants are. 

"BTUA not only reminded me of my passion for the position I'm in as EA/PA, Ike Saunders
but it empowered 
me to go into work the next Monday with vigor, confidence, and determination."

~Ike Saunders , Executive and Personal Assistant to Christopher G. Kennedy, Chairman of Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises, Inc., Chicago 

Bonnie Low-Kramen
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Bonnie rt side wht padding25-year former assistant to Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis and author of the best-selling "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 and I are passionately committed to empowering our students in both the soft skills and the hard skills.

Vickie Sokol Evans, MCT
Vickie Sokol Evans The 3.5-hour technology segment of the class will be taught by Vickie Sokol Evans who is
the trainer to Bill Gates' team. She is now one of the most sought after technology and productivity trainers in the world. As the Founder of RedCape AcademyVickie is an expert in PC, Mac and Google. And best of all, as a former assistant herself, she totally "gets" what assistants do and the very best ways to get it done. At BTUA, she teaches MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Vickie leaves BTUA students inspired and motivated to teach others 
what they learned. 


Monique Helstrom Guest Speaker Monique Helstrom

March 22-23, 2019 | New York City 

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

  • C-Suite Executive Assistants
  • Personal Assistants
  • Private service professionals

Workshop Topics Include: 

  • Computer Technology & Productivity with Vickie Evans (3.5 hours)
  • Social Media Privacy 
  • Organization, Assistant Handbook & Checklists
  • Advanced Communication
  • 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
  • Bullying/Sexual Harassment
  • Career Management
  • And always some special surprises!

BTUA prepares you for your seat at the table.
This is for you if you...

  • Love being an assistant but feel stagnant & stale
  • Need to up your game to stay relevant in technology
  • 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
  • Love New York City like we do!

Two-Day Workshop March 22-23, 2019

    Day One 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM   Day Two 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Regular Price: 
Members of Professional Administrative Organizations:  $1,499
BTUA Alumni:   $1,299

Optional Add-On: RedCape Academy Subscription: $300 for 15-month membership
(Click here for more info)

Please see below for the full list of what the workshop includes. Travel and accommodations are not included. 

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Workshop Includes:

  • Pre-Workshop phone/Skype consultation with Bonnie
  • Signed copy of "Be the Ultimate Assistant" book by Bonnie Low-Kramen
  • Digital e-copy of "100 Life-Changing Tips in 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 100 Tips 8.1 version
  • Delicious & healthy lunch on both days
  • Certificate of Achievement

Note: This workshop is eligible for IAAP Recertification Point submission.