The Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professionals in Asia-Pacific (ASA) was formed in 1974. The formation of ASA has provided an opportunity for administrative professionals and secretaries in and around Asia to meet and to share their knowledge, culture and work experience with one another.
The main objectives of ASA are :
- to gain recognition for administrative professionals and secretaries as professionals, and
- to promote friendship, understanding, unity and the exchange of ideas among administrative professionals and secretaries in Asia.
An ASA Congress is held biennially and it is hosted by one of its member associations on a rotation basis according to seniority of their membership in ASA.
Singapore (SAAP) hosted the 3rd ASA Congress in 1978 and the 16th ASA Congress in 2004.
The Papua New Guinea Association of Administrative Professionals (PNGAAP) is hosting the 24th ASA Congress from 24 to 28 September 2018 at Gateway Hotel, Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea.
The theme chosen for the 24th Congress is “Administrative Dynamics : The WOW Factor”. At this Congress, participants will learn:
➢ How to make a difference as dynamic administrative professionals in the field of administrative management?
➢ How are we going to improve our status?
➢ What are we doing to achieve our vision, mission, goals and objectives and moving with times and technology?
Come and be the WOW Factor.