15 Must Attend Events for Office Managers in 2019

Daniel Spielberger
April 19, 2019

A good office manager is curious about new strategies, tools, and methods to foster productivity and workplace culture. Though there’s plenty of great information you could get from startup blogs and social media, you could gain a better understanding of your job through some good old fashioned networking. Office manager conventions and summits are a great opportunity to meet new people and make lasting connections that can benefit your company. Here are the best events you should go to in 2019:

Admin Week: Barre + Bar in Los Angeles

April 23rd: Los Angeles, California

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

Outdoor Voices

8425 Melrose Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Eden along with OrgOrg, Outdoor Voices, Knotel and Electric  have organized an awesome event that brings together the best of both worlds — barre class and cocktails. After snacking on healthy treats, participants will take a barre class that will be followed by some cocktails and schmoozing.  Best part? The barre class will be taught by Eden’s Maryn Juergens who in addition to being a fantastic Director of Customer Excellence is also a fitness instructor!

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Admin Bash

April 24th: San Francisco


Bespoke 845 Market St, Suite 450

San Francisco, CA 94103

For the past six years, OfficeNinjas has been hosting an annual Admin Bash. At the event, participants can network, eat, and learn about new products.

Admin Week: Drinks & Speed Mentoring in San Francisco

April 25th: San Francisco

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

The Monroe

473 Broadway

San Francisco, CA 94133

With Electric and OrgOrg, Eden is hosting an evening of cocktails and speed-mentoring. There will be plenty of delicious food ranging from macarons to waffles. On top of that, there will also be a game of bingo.

Tech Day NY

May 2nd: New York City

10am-5pm EST

Javits center

655 W 34th St,

New York, NY 10001

Tech Day NY is comprised of 300 startups trading ideas and engaging in networking. This is a fantastic event for making connection with other companies and fosterning new connections.

2019 Administrative Professionals Leadership Summit

Wed, May 22, 2019, 9:00 AM EDT: Okemos

Okemos Conference Center

2187 University Park Drive

Okemos, MI 48864

This summit is for everyone who makes sure workplaces run smoothly — office managers, receptionists, and executive assistants. This is an educational event designed to teach office workers how to take their jobs to the next level and continue to prioritize employee experience.

Thrive Summit

May 21–23, 2019: New Orleans, LA

The Roosevelt New Orleans

130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70112

Thrive Summit is geared towards improving employee health and well-being. The three day summit has speakers coming from all across the country and brings together an exciting team of HR professionals who want to move their companies forward.

HR Uncubed

June 10th- 12th: New York City

Industry City

274 36th St

Brooklyn ,NY 11232

HR Uncubed brings together HR professionals. This conference is educational with attendees learning about various strategies and tools HR professionals can utilize in attracting new employees and taking care of their concerns.

iaap Summit 2019

July 18th- 21: National Harbor, Maryland

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD 20745

The iaap Summit is a conference for administrative and office leaders. This year, former White House Director of Events Laura Schwartz and bestselling author Anne Grady will be speaking. The eclectic summit offers numerous courses and workshops that cover topics ranging from diversity to stress management.  

Culture First Conference

July 29th- 31st: San Francisco, California

Pier 27 + Pier 29,

The Embarcadero,

San Francisco, CA

Culture First is Culture Amp’s annual conference that covers topics regarding employee experience, inclusion, and employee engagement. In addition to networking and learning opportunities, there will also be high profile speakers like activist DeRay McKesson.


August 25th-27th: Long Beach, California

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

300 E Ocean Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90802

The California HR Conference is massive, boasting thousands of attendants and dozens of speakers. This conference is geographically specific, meaning that it’s tailored to the needs and concerns of Californian HR professionals. You will also gain access to new HR products and experts in the field.

TechDay LA

September 26th, 10am-5pm: Los Angeles, California


1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007

TechDay LA brings together numerous startups in the U.S.’s second largest city. Startups have an opportunity to exhibit their products, attract talent, and network.

Administrative Professionals Conference

September 22-25: New Orleans

Hyatt Regency

601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113

This is a renowned training event for administrative and executive assistants is located in one of U.S.A.’s most dynamic cities. APC teaches assistants how to boost their communication skills and become accustomed to new technologies.  

2019 Conference for Administrative Assistants and Executive Assistants

October 15-18: Las Vegas, Nevada

Red Rock Resort

11011 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135

This convention is for the unsung heroes of the workplace — administrative assistants and executive assistants. The educational conference covers how administrative assistants and executive assistants can have more “confidence, courage, and competence” and be better assets to their respective companies.

IFMA’s World Workplace Your Facility Conference & Expo

October 16-18: Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix Convention Center

100 N 3rd St,

Phoenix, AZ 85004

This is a networking and educational conference aimed at facility management leaders. For 2019, the theme is “Take Your Facility and Your Career to New Heights.”

The HR Southwest Conference

October 27-30: Fort Worth, TX   Fort Worth Convention Center 1201 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Organized by DallasHR, HRSWC brings together HR professionals for educational sessions and lectures.

Take Your Workplace To The Next Level

Going to events is a great way to network and learn about the tools and strategies that will make your office stronger. But it’s not the only way to boost your workplace’s productivity. With Eden, you can seamlessly communicate with custodians, IT professionals, and vendors. Take your workplace to the next level.

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