BeMyVA announces sponsorship of the UK Virtual Assistant Conference – Midlands, UK April 2012

Date: 07-Jan-2012 12:00

UK Virtual Assistant Conference 13th and 14th April 2012 are pleased to announce that we have now extended our sponsorship of the UK Conference for Virtual Assistants for another year.

In 2011, we exhibited at the event, and provided BeMyVA membership packages for the Virtual Assistant Award winners – those being Sadie Fentham of Simply Efficient (pictured, left holding her trophy), winner of the Outstanding VA of the Year ; and Anne-Marie Mittleman (A Virtual Angel for the “9 to 5er” categories.

John Palmer, CEO of said – we are very  pleased to once again be supporting an established national VA Conference.

In the UK – 2012 will be it’s 6th year of running – see

The founder and organiser, Carmen MacDougall, is a highly regarded individual in the Virtual Assistant industry and the business arena – known by many as the “The God-Mother of VAs” in the UK.

Working with Carmen has always been a pleasure, and we will do as much as we can to continue to  support this annual event. In 2012, Carmen is being assisted by Anne-Marie Mittleman (one of last year’s winners – see above)

Our CEO, John Palmer will also be speaking at the conference, act as judge for the Awards process, and also participating as a panel member at the Conference – it’s going to be a busy schedule!

We also wish to encourage and support the professional development of Virtual Assistants and the VA industry and look forward to working with Carmen and her team for the UK VA Conference in April 2012 and beyond.


Carmen MacDougall

Carmen is a true ‘Mumpreneur’, having established her own Virtual Assistant business during the pregnancy of her first daughter (now 11), and with 2 more children, Carmen now focuses on training and mentoring Virtual Assistants – The Virtual Assistant Coaching and Training Company (

Carmen is also an author, motivational speaker, Master in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) specialising in Confidence Coaching for Women and a guest presenter on internet radio.

Above all else, Carmen is a true Ambassador and very passionate about the VA industry, hence her creation of the first ever National VA Conference and Awards in 2007. – Innovative, Independent, International Directory of Virtual Assistants has been developed as an Independent, International Directory for locating professional Virtual Assistants worldwide. Our primary business mission is to actively promote the value, skills and resources of Virtual Assistants to the business community at large.

Members with full memberships who has updated their profiles have already won business from their listings on directory – 
contact us for log-in details if you wish to join or upgrade your profile to full membership.


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