Katie Bard is an award-winning specialist recruitment firm based in Birmingham, and part of the international Angela Mortimer Group.

Our expertise lies in recruiting for executive secretarial, EA, PA and all areas of business and office support, from graduate through to executive level, and on a permanent and temporary basis, for clients across the Midlands, ranging from start-ups to blue chip multinationals.

We believe a company can only become great by hiring great people – and that’s where we come in. Through our unique and proven process of matching the dynamics of our client, the career opportunity and our candidate, we offer the opportunity to do more than just fill a position.

We are excited to be a headline sponsor of the Birmingham PA Awards and to be working with the Birmingham PA Forum to help members take their careers to new heights.

Kam Vara
Email : k.Vara@katiebard.com


Top Banana helps businesses communicate better through truly remarkable events and communications. We create memorable experiences that excite, immerse and engage people emotionally with business strategy.

We ensure that all messaging is clear, relevant and consistent through our full service offering from live events, graphic design and digital to venue sourcing, film and content creation.

We build true partnerships with our clients, which include the likes of Bentley, Bacardi, Virgin Media Business and Costa Coffee, challenging them every step of the way to ensure we help create a measurable difference.

Louise Goalen
Email : louiseg@top-b.com
Telephone : +44 1562700404




Asemblr is the leading platform for meetings and events, providing people with everything they need to plan their event from start to finish – online or from a mobile device. From planning a small meeting to creating an annual conference and everything in between, Asemblr connects thousands of Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants and Event Planners across the country and around the world, with the largest event supplier database in the UK and a vibrant community empowered by technology. Asemblr is the easiest way for people to find inspiration, get advice and hire the professionals they need to help turn their ideas into reality.

David Lovett-Hume, Founder/CEO
Email : david@asemblr.com
Telephone : +44 7583652745

Everything for Events



Page Personnel operates in 21 countries worldwide. We have been providing specialist recruitment services since 1992 and our global network includes France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia, USA and Singapore.

In the UK we recruit temporary, contract and permanent staff nationwide, with offices from Edinburgh to Bristol. We have diversified beyond our established markets of finance and secretarial and business support, representing candidates across more sectors – such as logistics, human resources and sales.

Page Personnel is a trading name of PageGroup, a FTSE 250 company with over 35 years of experience in professional services recruitment. Our clients, ranging from FTSE 100 companies to small and medium-sized enterprises, trust us to handle their permanent, temporary and contract recruitment assignments.

Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support have teams located across the UK dedicated to recruiting secretarial, administrative, PA, Office Managers and business support roles. Our unique, consultative approach and our network of offices have meant that we have long been recognised as a leader in this market. Each of our consultants is a specialist in their field, with in-depth knowledge of their specific region and specialism. Roles we recruit include: Executive assistants, Personal assistants, Secretaries
Office managers, Research assistants & Receptionists

Emma Green, Operating Director
Email : emmagregson@pagepersonnel.co.uk
Telephone : +44 113 243 7760



We believe every office environment is unique. A well equipped office space can deliver a motivated, collaborative and high energy workforce.

ORS UK offers a breadth of services covering all aspects of office refurbishment, relocation and recycling. We can provide you with everything new or used from a single chair through to a complete turnkey interiors solution, tailored to your needs.

We are really excited to be supporting the inaugural PA Awards, we know first hand how hard PA’s & EA’s work to keep buisinesses ticking over and how diverse their roles can be.

Behind every successful business leader is a great PA (or EA!) Good luck everyone.

Karl Ward
Email : karl@orsuk.com
Telephone : +44 7734 555 887




Egencia are the business travel arm of Expedia, we help small medium and large business to book, monitor and manage their business travel. This includes; flights hotels, trains, expense management Meetings + Events and basically everything that incorporates getting employees from A to B. We are an online travel company and have the best platform in the market with great content and inventory. It feels very familiar to people with a look and feel of a leisure consumer site… Amazon/Expedia etc…

We are delighted to be supporting the PA, EA and VA community. They are an important demographic for us, and usually the people that organise employee travel in their respective organisations. We find we get many referrals for our services and would like to extend our support and patronage to this exciting new chapter in the Midlands. We are keen to network and help make everyone’s lives easier and hopefully make some new friends along the way.

Simon Moran
Email : simoran@egencia.com
Telephone : +44 7540 181004



As an industry-leading brand at the heart of the PA industry, PA Life is thrilled to be supporting the Birmingham PA Awards in July. As 2018 marks the first year of the ceremony, we are truly excited to help bring this evening to life and witness PAs receive the recognition they deserve.

Via our various media platforms, we discuss the latest industry news, reader opinion, restaurant and hotel reviews, venue guides, training and team-building, fashion & beauty and city guides – with PAs and EAs at the centre of everything that we cover. Plus, our member’s only PA Life Club provides PAs with everything they need to know when it comes to the latest venue openings and team-building ideas, as well as offering new ways to up -skill via our Masterclasses. Providing a community of networking, the PA Life Club is a thriving hub of like-minded individuals looking to make contacts and meet new people.

Jade Burke
Email : jade.burke@palife.co.uk
Telephone : +44 1992 666723


Sponsorship and partner opportunities


Would you like to support the first ever Birmingham PA Awards taking place on Friday 20th July 2018 at The Vox, Resorts World Birmingham NEC.

We have a number of great opportunities to help introduce and support you on your oath to strengthening your relationships with some of the Regions Gatekeepers and Decision Makers.

The Birmingham PA Forum has 330 engaged members who have supported our events, activities and the idea and run up to the awards since we started in November 2016, as well as an amazing , dedicated committee of 12 Personal, Virtual and Executive Assistants from across Region.

Our partners are so important and integral to us so we can ensure that we deliver the very best night possible recognising the cities achievements and we will work with you with to provide a platform of support on the run up to the Award itself all the way through to the winners party in August 2018.

Please do take a look at some of the opportunities we have available and if you would like further information please contact me daniel.skermer@birminghampaforum.co.uk or 07875078150.

Click here to view Sponsorship and Partner opportunities.

We look forward to working with you.



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