Executive Secretary Magazine aims to provide you with the most up to date list of Associations, Organisations and Networks at international, national, regional and local level – wherever in the world you might be.

If you run or know of an Association, Network, Chapter, Branch or Organisation that supports Assistants and you are either missing from our list OR are listed incorrectly, please email Kathleen Drum at [email protected]


Country / Region Location Name Contact
Australia Melbourne Melbourne EA Group
Australia AIOP – Australian Institute of Office Professionals
Australia The EA Institute
Barbados Barbados Association of Office Professionals (BAOP)
Belgium Antwerp ManAs – Antwerp Network for Management Assistants
Belgium ALISAD – Association Liégeoise des Secrétaires et Assistant(e)s de Direction
Belgium IMA – International Management Assistants
Brazil Rio Grande do Sul SISERGS – Sindicato das Secretrias e Secretarios no estdo do Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil Sao Paolo SINSESP – Sindicato das Secretárias e Secretários do Estado de São Paulo
Brazil ABPSEC – Brazilian Association of Research in Secretarial Science
Brazil Brazilian Executive Assistants
Brazil FENASSEC – Brazil’s National Federation of Secretaries htttp://
Brazil Pepitas Secretaries Club
Canada Association of Administrative Professionals 
Canada Canadian Association of Virtual Assistants
Canada IAAP – International Association of Administrative Professionals
Canada SDA – Society for Design Administration
Channel Islands Jersey The PA Network Jersey
Cyprus IMA – International Management Assistants
Denmark IMA – International Management Assistants
Finland IMA – International Management Assistants
Finland Sihteeriyhdistys Sekreterarföreningen ry
France FFMAS – French Federation of Trade of the Assistantship and Secretariat
France IMA – International Management Assistants
Germany bSb – Bundesverband Sekretariat und Büromanagement e.V. 
Germany IMA – International Management Assistants
Ghana CIAMC – Chartered Institute of Administrators and Management Consultants (CIAMC) 
Greece IMA – International Management Assistants
Iceland IMA – International Management Assistants
India Mumbai IASAP – Indian Association of Secretaries & Administrative Professionals
Indonesia ISI – Ikatan Sekretaris Indonesia
Ireland APAI –  The Association of Professional Administrators in Ireland
Italy IMA – International Management Assistants
Italy Secretary.IT Manager Assistant Network
Japan JSA – Japan Secretaries & Administrative Professionals Association
Kenya KENASA – Kenya National Secretaries Association
Korea KAAP – Korean Association of Administrative Professionals
Luxembourg IMA – International Management Assistants
Malaysia MAPSA – Malaysian Association of Professional Secretaries & Administrators
Netherlands IMA – International Management Assistants
Netherlands NVD – Nederlandse Vereniging van Directiesecretaressen
New Zealand AAPNZ – Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc
New Zealand EA Inc – Executive Assistants Inclusive
New Zealand PACE – Professional Assistants to Chief Executives
Nigeria IPMA – Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria
Nigeria OPA – Organisation of Professional Assistants of Nigeria
Norway IMA – International Management Assistants
Pakistan DSSP – Distinguished Secretaries’ Society of Pakistan
Panama Asociacion de Secretarias Ejecutivas de Panama
Papua New Guinea PNGAAP – Papua New Guinea Association of Administrative Professionals
Philippines PAS – Philippine Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professionals Inc.
Portugal ASP – Associacã de Secretarias Profissionais Portuguesas
Russia IMA – International Management Assistants
Singapore SAAP – Singapore Association of Administrative Professionals
South Africa Capetown Powerful PA Training and Network Cara Carmen (Tel: 021 509 3120)
South Africa IMA – International Management Assistants
South Africa OPSA – Association for Office Professionals of South Africa
South Africa PAFSA – Professional Association for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
South Africa Platinum Assistant Network South Africa
South Africa SASPA – The South African Secretaries and PAs Association
South Africa The PA Network
South America Mundo Asistentes
Spain Aragon Asociacion del Secretariado Profesional de Aragon (ASPA)
Spain Madrid Asociación del Secretariado Profesional de Madrid (ASPM)
Spain IMA – International Management Assistants
Spain SEIEM – Secretariat i Empresa
Sri Lanka AAP – Academy for Administrative Professionals
Sri Lanka SLAAPS – Sri Lanka Association of Administrative & Professional Secretaries
Sweden Stockholm Chefsassistenterna (Chief Assistants)
Sweden IMA – International Management Assistants
Switzerland IMA – International Management Assistants
Thailand WSAT – Women Secretaries and Administrative Professionals Association of Thailand
The Caribbean CAAP – Caribbean Association of Administrative Professionals
Turkey IMA – International Management Assistants https:/
United Arab Emirates Platinum PA Club
United Kingdom Birmingham Birmingham PA Forum
United Kingdom Bucks Berks and Oxon BBOPAN (Bucks Berks and Oxon PA Network)
United Kingdom Chester and North Wales Chester and North Wales PA Network
United Kingdom Cornwall and Plymouth Cornwall and Plymouth PA Forum (CAPPAF)
United Kingdom Doncaster Doncaster PA Network
United Kingdom East Midlands East Midlands PA Network
United Kingdom Essex Essex PA Network
United Kingdom Kent Kent EA & PA Network
United Kingdom London Canary Wharf PA Club
United Kingdom London LCCI PA Club
United Kingdom London London City Airport Premier PA Club
United Kingdom London London PA Network
United Kingdom London Network PA SW1
United Kingdom Newcastle Newcastle PA Network
United Kingdom Northern Ireland Belfast PA Network
United Kingdom Science & Technologies Facilities Council STFC PA Forum Sue Carter ([email protected]) +44 (0)1235 445610
United Kingdom Scotland Edinburgh PA Network
United Kingdom Scotland Scottish PA Network
United Kingdom South Hampshire South Hampshire PA Network
United Kingdom Suffolk Suffolk PA Network
United Kingdom Sussex Sussex PA Network
United Kingdom Yorkshire & Merseyside The PA Hub
United Kingdom ACA – Association of Celebrity Assistants
United Kingdom AMSPAR – The Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists
United Kingdom British Society of Medical Secretaries & Administrators (BSMSA)
United Kingdom Charity PA Network
United Kingdom EDPA
United Kingdom EPAA –  Executive & Personal Assistants Association
United Kingdom Global PA Association
United Kingdom IAgSA – Institute of Agricultural Secretaries & Administrators
United Kingdom IAM – The Institute of Administrative Management
United Kingdom IMA – International Management Assistants
United Kingdom Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs
United Kingdom Miss Jones PA
United Kingdom National Association for Legal Assistants
United Kingdom Society of Virtual Assistants
United Kingdom The Assistant Room
United Kingdom The PA Club
United Kingdom Guernsey Guernsey PA Connect Network Contact: Donna Oliver – Founder
United Kingdom The PA Way
Uruguay ADESU – Associación de Secretarias del Uruguay
USA Boston Creative Admin
USA Houston Administrative Professionals – Houston
USA Los Angeles ACPA – Association of Celebrity Personal Assistants
USA New York New York Celebrity Assistants (NYCA)
USA Tri-Cities APTC – Administrative Professionals of the Tri-Cities
USA AEAP – Association of Executive & Administrative Professionals
USA AHCAP – Association for Healthcare Administrative Professionals
USA ASAP – American Society of Administrative Professionals
USA Audacious Admin
USA C-Suite Executive Support Professionals
USA EAO – Executive Assistants Organisaton
USA IAAP – International Association of Administrative Professionals
USA Las Vegas IVAA – International Virtual Assistants Association
USA Legal Secretaries International Inc
USA OrgOrg – Organization Organizers
USA SDA – Society for Design Administration
USA Virtual Association for Administrative Professionals
Worldwide Argentina Comunidad Hispana de Asistentes
Worldwide United Kingdom Global PA Association
Worldwide Global Virtual Assistant Networking Organisation
Worldwide IMA – International Management Assistants
Worldwide LGBT Administration Professional Network
Worldwide The Social Network for Virtual Assistants
Zambia PSAZ – Professional Secretaries Association of Zambia
Zimbabwe ICSAZ – Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators