IMA Norway Weekend Seminar - 7 - 8 September 2018

Navigating beyond traditional expectations: the strategies of today’s high-performing Assistants

Navigating beyond traditional expectations: the strategies of today’s high-performing Assistants

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Join a group of experienced Assistants representing Norwegian and international companies.

The seminar will offer you the opportunity to discuss relevant topics, prepare yourself to enhance more managerial tasks, and become a strategic executive assistant. You will have the chance to network, exchange information, gain new perspectives and ideas.

Speaker: Adam Fidler

We have booked one of the best trainers for Executive Assistants, Adam Fidler. Some of you may know him from the training day in Barcelona, and we are very happy to have him join us again for this seminar. The seminar will be in English.


We have booked one of the most charming hotels in Norway. The venue is Sanner Hotel, see link here

Who can participate

IMA-members and non-members can participate. IMA-members are offered reduced price. More information will come.

Meet our Speaker Adam Fidler


Adam Fidler is the Principal and Founder of Adam Fidler Academy, which offers inspirational teaching and learning for PAs, EAs and business support professionals. His most popular courses ‘Get Ahead as an Executive PA’ and ‘The Strategic Executive Assistant’ run regularly in Manchester, London – and abroad.

After graduating with a degree in business studies in 1999, Adam worked as a corporate Board-level Assistant in a variety of organisations, including The Boots Company PLC, Bank of America and Salford City College. He qualified as a teacher in 2008 and has, since then, educated hundreds of Assistants all over the world.

Adam’s cutting-edge perspectives on the true role of the Executive Assistant and the future of the administrative profession make him a leading authority and thought-leader in the industry, where his work has received worldwide acclaim.

About the Seminar

In this inspirational seminar, Adam Fidler shares his perspectives and strategies of high-performing Executive Assistants. Learn how to reframe your role, rise above challenges and maximize the new facets needed by Assistants to remain current and credible in today’s commercial world.

Articles written by Adam Fidler

Click the links for more relevant articles by Adam below:

Why today’s EAs need to get more strategic link

Getting more strategic for Executive Assistants link

Welcome to Sanner Hotel!

Sanner Hotel is a family-run hotel with a history dating 90 years back in time.

The hotel rests in scenic surroundings at Granavollen, which has been a historical hub in Norway for over a thousand years.

The area still bears features of medieval kings, artists, tradition, architecture and hospitality.

We want to share the hotel's incredible story with our guests.

There is also a Spa & Wellness area at the hotel, please see more information here


Sanner Hotel is centrally located in Eastern Norway - only 40 minutes from Gardermoen and 55 minutes from Oslo.

Address: Granavollen 3-5, 2750 Gran

See directions to the hotel here

Courses and conferences

Sanner Hotel has many years of experience with hosting courses and conferences.

Our bright and airy meeting rooms and modern technical equipment ensure a good course experience for our guests.

We have become experts of facilitating and meeting our guests' needs for a unique experience. We have a good range of meeting rooms in different sizes, all with standard technical equipment and free Wi-Fi.

Since the beginning, our focus has been on making delicious home-cooked food and maintaining a good atmosphere.

Along with the area's attractions and activities, Sanner Hotel will make your event an unforgettable experience.