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Prediction: Admin Week 2017 Will Be Next-Level ADMAZING

OfficeNinjas Admin Week

Editor’s Note: For Admin Week 2019, we pulled back the curtain on how you achieve the impossible. A Ninja’s work isn’t an illusion or trickery. It’s not magic. It’s a phenomenon. See highlights from our week-long celebration!

We’ve been planning Admin Week for months. We’ve brainstormed, researched, and taste-tested. We’ve scoured the market for the perfect partners and searched the globe for the shiniest All-Stars. And honestly? We’ve loved every second of it! We are so PROUD of our Ninja community, and we want you to have the best Admin Week possible!

Let’s take a look at what we have on tap!

OfficeNinjas Online Flash Raffles

Five days of Ninja-worthy giveaways!

We hear you’re pretty quick, Ninja. Get ready to live up to the hype with our daily Flash Raffles. We’re running a different one featuring a new sponsor every day of Admin Week. We announce the prize details, open the raffle, and pick a winner all in one day. So be sure to look out for our morning emails. You’re eligible to win a prize every single day. That’s right—there’s no limit on the number of prizes one person can win! And it’s completely free for Ninjas to enter!

We’re keeping prize details under wraps but, out of curiosity, might you be interested in $500 in airfare from Delta Air Lines? What about catered meals from ezCater? Bottomless high-quality snacks from NatureBox? (Psst! Find more hints here!)

4/26 – OfficeNinjas Admin Bash in SF

It’s the party of the year, and it’s almost here.

OfficeNinjas Admin Bash

If you’ve never been to Admin Bash, this year’s the year to fix that. We’re going all out for our 5th annual celebration. Expect our signature massage lounge (if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it), a series of delicious and visually stunning interactive food stations, and raffle prizes you’re going to want to walk away with.

And where else can you network with 400 Office Ninjas from every industry and all corners of the country? (We have admins flying in from Dallas, New York, Washington DC, and even London!) Our friends from The Go Game are facilitating a killer networking activity/scavenger hunt that you won’t want to miss. There are a few tickets left, but they’re selling fast!

OfficeNinjas All-Stars Awards

We’re revealing the winners during Admin Week!

OfficeNinjas All-Stars

We scoured the globe for five of the brightest, shiniest, most impressive All-Stars. We received thousands of nominations (more than any year prior)! It was no easy feat, but we managed to select five deserving winners hailing from San Francisco, Milwaukee, Seattle, Washington DC, and Fairfax. We can’t wait for you to read their insightful Q&As and pore over the stunning images from their professional photo shoots!

A Kick-Ass Roster of Admin Week Partners

When you’ve got the right team, nothing is impossible!

Admin Week Partners

We’re so lucky to be able to join forces with some of the best Ninja-centric companies and organizations out there. Each member of our Admin Week tribe is dedicated to supporting, celebrating, and recognizing admins and the invaluable work they do in offices across the world. Check out our growing roster of partners, and learn about the important work they’re doing every day.

And, well, YOU!

That’s right, you! You’re not only the reason for Admin Week, but you’re also an integral part of it. We need your help spreading the word about Admin Week and the all-around awesome community we represent. So get on social media, hop on a soapbox, or grab a bullhorn, and tell everyone you know about OfficeNinjas Admin Week!

#AdminWeek Is Coming—Win $200 in Moshi Credit!

So here’s an impossible question for you: what part of Admin Week are you looking forward to most? (We know, it’s like choosing a favorite dessert.) Let us know in the comments!

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  1. Most admins work very hard and longer hours that anyone imagines. I know I am constantly thinking about how to improve our organization and make things easier for everyone in the organization, not just 9-5. The skills required to be a top-notch admin are very diverse – you need to know a little bit about everything.

  2. For the last 8.5 years, I’ve been a volunteer administrative assistant to the Director of Volunteer Services at one of our local hospitals. When I first came on, they were starting the transition to a brand-new software after the old company went out of business (without telling anyone!). I spearheaded the entire operation ensuring a smooth transition to the new system & did some major clean-up of the current database. Since then, I’ve been her go-to person when it comes to managing our database. A year & a half ago, we transitioned 100+ active senior volunteers from a totally paper-based sign-in system to a touch screen for the majority of our sign-ins & it has been fantastic! I absolutely love my job, it’s the longest I’ve ever been at one place, & it’s not even paid! I’m on disability due to health issues, so I’m so thankful my boss & fellow volunteers are flexible when I need downtime. Best thing about this week though for me: it is also NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK! This Wednesday we’re having our annual volunteer awards banquet, so the past few weeks have been even busier than usual. I’m looking forward to some downtime when this is all over! :)

    1. Inspiring, Meredith! It’s for Ninjas like you that we throw the best #AdminWeek we can! Celebrate and reward yourself for all your hard work.

  3. I love Admin Professionals Week because it allows my colleagues to celebrate all we contribute to our office and celebrate each other’s successes!

    1. We’re so glad you’ve found the opportunity to celebrate your work! Keep following along with all things #AdminWeek!

  4. Celebrating each other is such a great feeling and great time.

  5. Celebrating each other and all our hard work!

  6. Love finding a community of like minded and often under appreciated admins! Love to all :)

  7. You should bring this to Europe too ?

  8. Obsessed with Moshi products and #AdminWeek!

  9. Hi dears,
    My name is Dashmaa. I am new to this group from Mongolia.
    I am very interested in good ideas to apply at my job and my team (there are 7 people in the team). Our company is just started a new business in Mongolian mine sector.

  10. It is the one week in the entire year where my profession SHINES. I have been a secretary with lots of different titles in lots of different company’s since 1977. In November 2016 I was offered the highest title of them all – Office Manager – after working here for 5 years. Admin’s are the hardest working people in the company and for that week in April we get some special attention. Thank you to the person that created Administrative Professional Week.

    1. We agree Teresa, Ninjas like you definitely deserve an entire week. Congrats on your highest title yet!

  11. I agree with Mary! It would be a great idea to move the Office Ninja celebrations to various other cities around the country so others can attend if they happen nearby. I feel so appreciated all year long, but the people I support are especially thoughtful during Admin Professional Week. It makes my job so enjoyable, and I love the people I work with. I’ve been at UHC for 25 years, and hope to be here for many more!

    1. Whoa, 25 years is amazing! Great job, Patti :)

  12. I really appreciate the energy of OfficeNinjas! I’m really looking forward to hearing from other admins all week about what they’re doing and how they’re being shown appreciation, either from coworkers/supervisors or other admins!

    1. We feel you on that one, nothing makes us happier than hearing admin praise!

  13. I look forward to this week all year because of Office Ninjas. Keep up the great work!

    1. Funny how that works, we look forward to this event all year because of YOU ;)

  14. I’m excited and bummed at the same time…. This event is so exciting and I love that you do this to celebrate all of us OfficeNinjas! I’m bummed that I will not be able to be there this year…. I have a thought….why not move the celebration around to different locations every year?! (Just sayin’)

    Love everything that you all do! Keep up the great job…OfficeNinjas ROCK!

    1. Well shucks, we think YOU rock, Mary! Make sure you’re around for the Flash Raffles!

  15. I am so excited to see what Admin Week will look like. I can’t wait to see the awesome giveaways I know that are in store for us. This is my first year being part of the community but I am looking forward to make new friends and networking with others at events in the future.

    1. Woop, welcome to the party Victoria! We’re pumped you’re joining the Ninja community :)

  16. I love reading all of the articles on Office Ninja’s…there are so many great ideas out there! It is fantastic to see all of the energy in our profession!

    1. This community definitely does have energy, thanks for being part of it, Deb!

  17. It’s great to be treated special during Administrative Professionals Week but I look forward to being appreciated for the contributions that I make that allows the leadership team, department, and company to excel.

    1. We want you to be appreciated for all those things too, Sharon! Great job taking on so much!

  18. Hope to be the winner!

    1. Fingers crossed, Lucia!

  19. I am looking forward to celebrating us!! This is the time of year we get recognized, and this year we are hosting our own Admin Appreciation Bash!! Food, fun and camaraderie. Glad I am able to help put this together for other admins at my job. Enjoy our week everyone!

  20. I’m bummed I can’t be there! Have an awesome time everyone!!

  21. I love that every year Administrative Professional’s Day is low key in my office. Every year is an executive retreat so many of us have a down day where we can take care of some of the easier things and celebrate at a different time during the week. (Yes, I love having some down time to take care of the lower priority items on my list.)

  22. When my team sneaks up on me at my desk and surprises me with a card and a gift. They really show their appreciation of me in that moment.

  23. So Excited for Admin Week!

  24. I stumbled onto your website while looking for tips to improve a few things after having started with a new company and now you’re part of my daily routine. I only wish there was an event I could attend here in Australia for Admin Week. Keep up the great work and maybe we’ll see you downunder soon.

  25. I’m most looking forward to the Bash!

  26. #officeninjas rule. Thanks for all the tips and inspiration!

  27. I so wish I could attend this exciting event but cannot but will be there in spirit!! So glad to be a part of this awesome group that realize we OfficeNinjas really are the heart and soul of the office!!

  28. Looking forward to the week!

  29. The giveaways!

  30. Can’t wait! Bring on the prizes!

  31. Amazing and awe-inspiring to be included in this group of ninjas. So lucky :)

  32. Looking forward to Admin week and the Admin bash! We are the secret weapon, that keep things running smoothly.

  33. Looking forward to Admin week and celebrating with Office Ninja’s!

  34. I am looking forward to celebrating how awesome office ninjas are! :)

  35. Can’t wait to celebrate with others the share in my joys and difficulties of being an admin!

  36. I can’t attend in person, but I’m looking so forward to participating virtually! I have loved reading about the event each year. It’s so great to be able to pause and celebrate all of our hard work as Officeninjas!!

  37. I am excited about meeting and celebrating with all the other hard working administrative professionals during your Bash! Thank you, Office Ninjas, for providing us the opportunity to see how powerful we are as a local (& global) force. – Admins run the office in the 21st century. . and beyond!

  38. Great way to celebrate APW – thanks Office Ninjas!

  39. I have never been to an office ninja event. This looks like it will be a lot of fun.

  40. This is my first time participating! Looking forward to seeing what you all do!

  41. Our FIRST annual celebration at my organization! We’re having a training, a fun trivia game with prizes, treats, and optional after-hours happy hour. I really want our admins to feel special, spoiled, and appreciated!

  42. Admins make the world go ’round.

  43. I am very much looking forward to meeting other amazing admin office ninjas! :)

  44. Admin Week is so much better celebrating with OfficeNinjas!

  45. I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t the giveaways, since I can’t attend the Bash in SF. :-) Also, much deserved recognition for the field!

  46. I am new to Office Ninja, and thanks for recognizing and supporting Admins all over the world!!!

  47. Celebrating with my new team by baking cookies!

  48. I’m looking forward to learning more about the Officeninjas and their accomplishments nationwide!

  49. I’m new to office ninja!! Looking forward to all the new posts!

  50. Super excited about Admin Week…woohoo!

  51. Wish I could take part but had booked vacation before I found out!

  52. Anticipating arrival of my t-shirt! Looking forward to the county’s admin professional meet-up.

  53. Love this community!

  54. Looking forward to being part of this great event. Admin professionals do need recognitions and parties like this!!

  55. I’m looking forward to meeting the team that started this wonderful organization!

  56. Meeting everyone I can relate to!

  57. I would love to be able to attend the bash in San Francisco! My son just moved there for college at San Francisco State and I’d be able to spend some time with him as well!

  58. I’ve been looking forward to this event since I missed it last year! Can’t wait to attend!

  59. Networking and celebrating a career choice long ago.

  60. Thanks for recognizing all the admins for an entire week! :-) The resources and networking opportunities are awesome!

  61. Wish I could make it to the big bash, sounds amazing!

  62. My favorite part of Administrative Professionals Week is the great training opportunities offered by so many different companies. It is a great time to celebrate our profession!

  63. Looking forward to next week! Props to all my fellow hardworking office ninjas out there!

  64. Always thought that Admins were generally un recognized in the workplace. Glad to see that there is recognition!

  65. An office ninja newbie, but loving it so far!

  66. Can’t wait to see whats in store!

  67. I love officeninjas. My “go to” for best practices, tools and new ideas!

  68. Enjoy the “team” spirit and little helpful shortcut ideas!

  69. So excited about the raffle this year! Thank you Office Ninjas for showing us so much love!

  70. I’m looking forward to free webinars

  71. I love everything about the event. Meeting new people, wining prizes.

  72. Definitely the food! Food is always the most exciting part of an event ;)

  73. Thanks for honoring us. A most special feeling!

  74. Looking forward to celebrating with Office Ninjas. I always get tidbits of good information to help in my profession…and Office Ninjas makes it so much fun!! Thank you!!

  75. Love this just wish I could enter from Canada.

  76. Just found OfficeNinjas…What a great resource!

  77. Looking forward to all the attention. Love the attention. Just bask in it.

  78. Love OfficeNinjas! And very glad that Chicago finally has an #Admingling event this year!

  79. I look forward to the great training made available during Admin week.

  80. Just learned about Office Ninjas yesterday and I’m already loving. Wish I could make the big event in San Francisco, but it was too last minute to plan for. Hopefully next year!

  81. Love, love, love office ninjas! I always look forward to the fun ideas you offer us. vlo

  82. Love your newsletter all the time and looking forward to Admin winners postings, the fantastic prizes, and the helpful tips.

  83. I look forward to the flash raffles and additional learning opportunities during Admin Week! Thanks so much for the support and enthusiasm for the admin profession!!

  84. Looking forward to the Chicago event on 5/11!

  85. I love Admin Week – it’s so nice to feel appreciated, and to appreciate others. The work admins do takes a network and support, especially at a large company, and I’m looking forward to doing something for my fellow admins!

  86. This is my first actual year being an administrative assistant so I’m very excited to take it all in and learn as much as possible!

  87. Looking forward to the flash raffle and learning about new products!

  88. What an awesome week you have planned! I can’t wait to see the All Stars.

  89. I’m so excited to be a part of Office Ninjas! I am looking forward to the event!!! My first one!!

  90. Your newsletter is a big help to me. April 13, 2017 was my second year anniversary at my Admin Asst. job. I work in a small warehouse for a really great boss. I started as a temp through an agency and after 7 months he asked if I liked it here. When I told him yes, he asked if I would like to become an official employee of the company. I told him that I would love that. He said that first he wasn’t sure whether I would work out but when I made a spreadsheet to keep track of the invoices and billing he started to change his mind. He also said he was going to the store to get me a “While You Were Out” message pad but he was so busy he never got around to it. So, I went online, found a template for it, printed out some pages and kept the format in my computer. When calls came in I would log them into my computer and write out a printed out one to give to whichever manager the message was for. When he saw how resourceful I was in this he then decided that I would be a real asset to him and the company. Since then I was given other responsibilities which have freed him up to spend more time on the work he needed to do and oversee in the warehouse. I can actually say that I love getting up every morning and going to work.

    1. It’s Ninjas like you, Dolores, that helps everyone around you to love getting up and going to work. Take some time this week and celebrate like the motivated, self-starting badass you are!

  91. Looking forward to everything!! It’ll be my first adminbash! Exciting times!

  92. I look forward to the Admin Week raffles from Office Ninja’s every year. You all really do your research to select items that an Admin would appreciate and could really put to use! Thank you for showing us the appreciation we deserve!

  93. #CelebrateAdminStyle

  94. I’ve never been around for one of these before! I’m really looking forward to learning how to be a better assistant to the Partners at my firm and how to have more fun with the job!

  95. All the interesting topics and fun. Looking forward to what else is next.

  96. I look forward to this week every year. Your creativity makes it even more fun!

  97. Thank you OfficeNinjas for showing admins appreciation for their hard work and efforts!

  98. To use a quote from another fine institution, being an admin for me is not just a job, it’s an adventure. An adventure I have been on most of my life and I truly enjoy it! I was meant to do this!

  99. I really like this week! It is like a holiday week. Admins do a lot and sometimes people forget to say “thank you” and say how much they appreciate all your hard work. Admin Week gives them an opportunity to recognize those that are the stability and structure of an organization.

  100. I’m looking forward to some of the events (webinars, chair massages, lunch) that our office has planned for the Admin Team in celebration of Admin Week. Of course, we are planning the events:)

  101. Yay! Something different every day!

  102. Looking forward to the great giveaways and getting the recognition we deserve!!!!

  103. I always enjoy the training that is made available to Admins during this month. There is always something more to learn!

  104. It’s always a nice surprise as to how my employer remembers me – usually it’s a nice cash bonus, sometimes accompanied by a wonderful lunch out.

  105. I’m looking forward to all the fun and exciting things happening this week, but most importantly, I find the OfficeNinja newsletter to be so helpful and informative! Happy Admin Assistants week to all the Admins out there!

  106. I’m grateful for the reminder to appreciate my fellow admins. Our team is unbeatable!
    #OneMolina #AdminWeek

  107. I’m looking forward to the free and inexpensive training resources that are always available during APW. Also planning to attend an IAAP celebration and training event that will give me some great networking opportunities!

    1. Sounds like you are an opportunistic Ninja. Go gain all those skills and contacts, but make sure to celebrate yourself and your work while you’re at it!

  108. I have 9 amazing ninjas who work with me and I am looking forward to making this year’s Admin week extra special for them! I have shared OfficeNinjas with them and hope they all enjoy it as much as I do!! :) Admin ninjas ROCK!!!

  109. I’m looking forward to our Admin Offsite and the team building and bonding!

  110. I appreciate the recognition. Many employers do nothing

  111. Looking forward to the recognition and celebrating with the Ninjas!

  112. Looking forward to the great giveaways!!!

  113. These are great products, I’ve looked at purchasing them before!

  114. Thank you for celebrating Admins!! :)

  115. I looking forward to treating my team to a celebration for all they do!

  116. I really appreciate what y’all do at Office Ninjas. You bring articles about the workplace and different industries and tips and tricks for how to better do our jobs, and I truly benefit from what y’all provide.
    Thanks!

  117. Looking forward to participating in this super fun virtual event! It’s easy for this profession to be sort of…staid :P

  118. I can’t choose just one thing – love the recognition all week long

  119. Woo! Admin Week is nearly upon us!

  120. The combined energy of all the Ninja awesomeness across the globe – it really is worth celebrating!!

  121. Looking forward to celebrating all the awesome admin professionals!

  122. You guys always have the best articles, gear, tips, and resources. Can’t wait to see what all you do for Admin Week.

    1. Heather, you introduced me to Office Ninjas. I’m hooked now.

  123. Always an exciting time of year. Looking forward to further details.

  124. Admin Week is always exciting! I love Office Ninjas and the excellent resources that you share.

  125. Love being able to celebrate all of US!!!

  126. Can’t wait to treat my team to a night out & meet up with the ladies we met at the last admin night.

  127. I’m looking forward to Admin Week! So sad I couldn’t make it to the Admin Bash this year :(

  128. Looking forward to all the cool giveaways

  129. I love the fun energy and spirit that Office Ninjas brings to Admin Week – one of the best online communities for admins I’ve found!

  130. Looking forward to your amazing admin week!!!

  131. I truly look forward to a positive and uplifting Admin Week! Celebrating, sharing, learning, winning = PARTY TIME!

  132. a great site with lots of information.

  133. Office Ninjas are awesome! Thank you for taking the time to celebrate admins!

  134. Excited about the Moshi gift card to kick of admin week! Can’t wait for all the exciting things to come next week!

  135. I am looking forward to all the great giveaways!!

  136. Getting a bit of recognition that sometimes is overlooked.

  137. The training opportunities offered during this week.

  138. Absolutely excited! Hope OfficeNinja will have an event in Atlanta soon!

  139. I’m looking forward to all the fun prizes and involvement you’ve all been working so hard to prepare for. Being on the receiving end of this is a nice change!

  140. Connecting with other admins and all the great resources.

  141. Looking forward to celebrating those who typically go un-celebrated!

  142. So exciting! I love opening my mailbox and seeing Office Ninjas inside! I hope all of my fellow Office Ninja’s have an AWESOME week! We deserve it! :)

  143. Wishing all fellow admins a great week!!!

  144. The training and information is great!

  145. Make sure to stretch before the big week!! It’s going to be a game changer this year!

  146. I absolutely love being an Executive Admin and I love that Office Ninjas shows us that we are truly appreciated. I love that you put this on every single year, knowing that it takes a lot of effort. The give aways this year ROCK the Kasbah :) Can’t wait!!! Thank you!

  147. Looking forward to all of the activities of admin week and attending the first admin conference that my company is presenting.

  148. Absolutely love the wealth of info from Office Ninjas! You guys rock!

  149. The celebration and recognition of the AP profession, free webinars, and company provided professional development training.

  150. I love the webinars, learning new tips & tricks

  151. I love the webinars, learning new tips & tricks

  152. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity! I’m excited about all the great things coming up next week for Admin Pro Week!

  153. Looking forward to all the giveaways and admin bash! And celebrating all the hard work we all do as admins.

  154. You’re right! It is tough deciding which one I’m most looking forward to! I’ve gotta be honest, I’m looking most forward to winning some plane tickets or hotel nights somewhere. :-) We’ve worked hard Ninjas! We deserve a few gifts! :-)
    Great job to us all!

  155. Next week is going to be awesome!

  156. I’m looking forward to celebrating our profession!

  157. Learning new tips and tricks and attending webinars from great admin sources such as yourself and IAAP.

  158. I love the fresh approach officeninjas takes towards celebrating all things admin!

  159. Its exciting to see your excitement for all the hard work Admin’s do

  160. So excited for Admin Week this year!!! Officeninjas.com has been a huge resource for me over the last couple years in my role.

  161. Can’t wait to reunite with fellow Ninjas!! We get a celebration in OUR honor about once a year, can’t believe it’s already been that long. Thanks to the Office Ninja crew, we get to relax, experience a party in full gear, collecting ideas and sharing our passion for this field. My favorite is the photo booth. Silly swag gear to show off our quirky inside :) See you lovely ninjas soon!

  162. So looking forward to meeting all you Ninjas out there! Next Wednesday…

    Absolutely appreciate those Pros putting on this awesome event and all associated with it! Wow!!

  163. Shout out to all my fellow admins out there!! Keep rockin it!! :)

  164. Looking forward to celebrating this entire week and going to the #adminbash!

  165. I’m looking forward to the give aways and all the good info that comes out!

  166. I wait for this moment all year long! Thank you Officeninjas for spreading the word the way you do. It makes me excited!

  167. Can’t wait to celebrate with others who deserve recognition for the great work they do!

  168. This week is always fun. Between hearing about the conference (wish there was a way to virtually attend), getting new ideas, and flash raffles, there’s always something to look forward to.

  169. Can’t think of a better way to celebrate our day! Looking forward to meeting all the awesome ninjas!

  170. I’m looking forward to something I’ll love – my boss has a great personal shopper!

  171. Very excited for Admin Week! Wish I was able to attend the party! We will be celebrating from Colorado!

  172. Love that how excited you all are about Admin week!

  173. I’m interested to figure out what this is all about!

  174. I am looking forward to celebrating all of my hard work along with all of the other awesome Office Ninjas. I am also looking forward to the raffles and most of all the Admin Bash!! It is my first year attending and I can’t wait!!! :)

  175. Cannot wait I’m #SpreadingtheWord !

  176. Geared up and ready for some fun next week!

  177. Looking forward to the celebration!

  178. So sad to miss out this year, I’ll be on a birding trip (no surprises there!) Can’t wait to see all the pictures and recap later though!

  179. Very excited, can’t wait to see the winners!

  180. Shared this info with all of college football admins as well!! I like to remind them how important our role is!! :)

  181. Looking forward to seeing how everyone else celebrates. Our office does nothing. It’s great to see the offices that take their Admins/OMs seriously as professionals.

    1. We hope our celebrations can inspire your office, but know your efforts don’t go unnoticed. Party it up with fellow Ninjas who get it.

  182. My favorite part of APW with Office Ninjas is the All-Star bios. I love reading about what rock-star admins do, and how I can incorporate their ideas in my own routines.

  183. I’ve looked forward to this week since I was in high school. In Puerto Rico, Secretaries Week (as it was call back in the 70’s) was awesome. It was all about US. Now days it’s different. It’s so “politically” correct. At my work it is Staff Week.

  184. I’m looking forward to all the great and relevant content your team provides to our community!

  185. Thank you, it’s wonderful that someone still cares and appreciates admins!!

  186. Love admin week!!

  187. So looking forward to Admin Week. Hope to win some cool stuff. Wish I could be there, but maybe next year! :)

  188. Really looking forward to Admin Week!

  189. I strongly believe that being an Office Administrative Professional is one of the most satisfying roles one can have. Ensuring that the person you are employed to “take care of” is always on time with absolutely everything they do and need to attend is crucial. Also being given the responsibility that comes with the role which is ever changing, gives a feeling of being appreciated (the kind words do help:). I might not be able to attend the bash and some of the other exciting things being planned as I live in New Zealand, but just being given the opportunity to being part of everything is a great feeling!

    1. International Ninja—nice. We’ll promise to send #AdminBash party vibes your way if you promise to treat yourself for all your hard work.

  190. I’m looking forward to going on the first ever Admin Team outing to… well, the Office Ninja Admin Bash, of course! It’s a double-whammy of new experiences. Our team is really looking forward to a day of bonding, learning, growing, noshing, drinking, dancing… the list goes on and on! Thank you, Office Ninja team- we can’t wait!

    1. We’re particularly excited to provide the opportunity to grow and nosh. See you there, Marisol!

  191. Looking forward to celebrating admin week. This will be a 1st for me :)

  192. I wish I could attend the admin bash in person. I’m looking forward to the flash raffles and other surprises during the week.

  193. Celebrating in-person and vicariously with all the admins of the world how gratifying and valuable it is to be an administrative professional !!!

  194. Wow, I just found Officeninjas and look forward to getting great information and tips!

  195. Looking forward to AdminBash! It was such fun last year.

  196. This is awesome!
    Who doesn’t love to pregame?

  197. Honored to cyber celebrate with my fellow ninjas.

  198. Every part of celebrating what I do is the best part for me.

  199. Looking forward to the AdminBash, for sure! Just recently found OfficeNinjas and I’ve been telling all my fellow admins about it!

  200. Thank you for celebrating US!

  201. Lunch and fun with my co-workers!

  202. Looking forward to the celebration!!!

  203. Y’all are doing a fantastic job building excitement! I can’t wait to meet the winners.

  204. Recognizing important people who don’t get the recognition they deserve, as often as they deserve it

  205. I enjoy reading the articles on the All Stars and participating in the Flash Raffles.

  206. Looking forward to seeing if the nudge I made to the managers results in fun things for my fellow Admins.

  207. So excited to meet other admins and learn about more resources/trade secrets!

  208. I am looking forward to a day off next week and hopefully not checking work email. Woo hoo…Ninjas Unite

  209. Excited to celebrate virtually with you all at Admin Week!

  210. I found officeninjas recently and I love what I see. Thanks for a great resource. I’m looking forward to all the Admin Week goodness.

  211. SO excited for the Admin Bash!

  212. Look forward to celebrating ourselves and our chosen profession!

  213. It’s the time of year ALL our staff at least stops in to the admins and pays us all a well-earned word of appreciation. We know they appreciate our work all year, but telling us is very affirming (affirming – such a nicer way of saying “it’s good to do.”)

    1. We concur (a nicer way of say, “Heck yea, it is!”). So glad you’re getting the recognition you deserve, Carolyn!

  214. I always look forward to the fun things you guys plan for Admin Week. Thanks! :D (I love how it’s a week and not just a day)

  215. I’m looking forward to attending a local IAAP event for administrative professionals.

  216. I’m looking forward to connect with other Ninjas at AdminBash!

  217. Unfortunately I won’t be able to attend in person, I’ll be with you in spirit!

  218. I am proud to be an Office Ninja! It is nice to celebrate all of us “behind the scenes” Ninjas that wear so many hats on any given day. Being spoiled with prizes is nice too!

    1. Spoiling Ninjas is our specialty :)

  219. Looking forward to celebrating all admins with my work BFFs!

  220. I am looking forward to it all. We have to celebrate ourselves as much as possible and why not enjoy the entire week. My fellow NINJAS in my office enjoy this time as much as I do.

  221. It is awesome to be recognized for being the unsung everyday hero. I appreciate the tips, tricks and tools offered by Office Ninjas.

  222. I am looking forward to Admin Week for all the Hip – Hip – Hooray’s that my work colleagues give me and I know that they truly appreciate all of my hard work.

  223. Looking forward to celebrating with my Admin Crew!

  224. Looking forward to winning a prize this year and sharing the wealth with my Ninjas!

  225. Always enjoy seeing the All Stars.

  226. Looking forward to celebrating with my EA friends

  227. Thank you for recognizing the hard work of administrators with prizes, encouragement and a whole lot of fun!

  228. Looking forward to the celebration for admins!

  229. Looking forward to celebrating my colleagues!

  230. This is my first year celebrating Admin Week as an office ninja; I’m looking forward to seeing all the festivities!

    1. Brace yourself Kelli—it’s one heck of a celebration!

  231. Admin week just keeps getting better and better with Ninjas! Looking forward to next week!

  232. I’m looking forward to seeing all the fun prizes and seeing all of the wonderful admin stories!!

  233. I look forward to this week all year long! I love my profession, but this week it’s just extra special. My bosses always recognize the week and treat me to something special. It’s great to be an Office Ninja!

    1. This week is our favorite, too. We love knowing Ninjas like you are getting recognized—you deserve it!

  234. Looking forward to the fun events and educational opportunities!

  235. Getting noticed, acknowledged and appreciated. Most of what we do flies under the radar!

  236. Love Admin Week!

  237. I love the fun and excitement surrounding the whole week! And I love that it gives me an opportunity to celebrate with fellow Ninjas!

  238. APW celebrations are the BEST of the BEST!!! My office truly appreciates me!

  239. Can’t wait to celebrate!

  240. Proud to be an Office Ninja!

  241. So sad I can’t join in person but I will be following virtually! Thanks for keeping the Admin spirit strong!

  242. Thanks for all your efforts! It’s nice to feel appreciated :)

  243. The prizes and epic memories you create every year are phenomenal. But, I think what I like the most are the moments when people say, “What is OfficeNinjas?” or “What is Admin Week?” and now we have an utterly amazing platform to share with people and expand awareness of this career field. It’s exciting! :)

  244. I can’t wait to recognize fellow ninjas in the field and everything we all do!

  245. Thanks so much for making all of us organizers feel so important! It’s great to be recognized. I’m looking forward to hearing more about the event!

  246. I am excited to see old friends and make new ones at Admin Bash!

  247. I love the positive energy generated by APW! I, too, wish Admin Bash was closer — or scheduled next to a conference that would help justify a trip across the country.

  248. You make it more cool to be an Admin… I mean Office Ninja!! :)

  249. Celebrating Office Ninjas around the world!!!

  250. It’s fun to see how everyone celebrates the admins around the country. So thankful they had the insight years ago to set up a special day/week for us.

  251. Wish I could attend the AdminBash – y’all should come to Nashville!

  252. I’m looking forward to reading the Q&As from the All-Stars and incorporating some of their ideas and methodologies at our site. The prizes sound amazing! I hope I’m lucky enough to win one!

  253. getting the recognition we deserve.

  254. Looking forward to seeing me and all the admins I know getting the recognition we deserve.

  255. Looking forward to celebrating my FIRST Admin Week with YOU, OfficeNinjas! Your positive energy is contagious…

    1. We’re glad you caught our bug! Thrilled to celebrate with you and have a bumpin’ #AdminWeek.

  256. First time celebrating with Office Ninjas so I’m looking forward to it all. The biggest win for me it to feel the support from peers around the world!

  257. I’m looking forward to everything! officeninjas does such a good job celebrating admins. AND I won last year with hopes to win again this year!

  258. Look forward to the emails with new info and hoping to make it to the event in Chicago next year!!

  259. Can’t wait!

  260. Super excited to celebrate with all Admins!

  261. Love the awesome prizes you are providing!!! a MOSHI??? How AWESOME!

  262. You all seem to have such a wonderful time together. I love the photos you post. It lets everyone know how awesome we admins are. Keep up the good work.

  263. I look forward to reading the success stories of admins and how well they support their respective organizations. It’s inspiring! Office Ninjas make Everything Possible!

  264. I can’t wait. Always so much fun to see what you have in store.

  265. I’m looking forward to hearing my fellow office ninja’s stories!

  266. This gets better and better each year! Congrats to the Office Ninjas team for planning something so awesome and going all in!

  267. This is great! I feel like sometimes admins are unappreciated, so knowing that there is an actual admin week to celebrate us is pretty awesome!

  268. I’m looking forward to all these fun things you have been working so hard to prepare for. It’s nice to be on the receiving end of something like this!

  269. I always find something new and interesting on this blog. We are currently working on our culture and have found some great ideas on how to implement.

  270. This is my first year of seeing this event online. Looks like a lot of leg work and hard work on your part. Thank you for showing Admin professionals they are a special part of the company team.

  271. I’m looking forward getting to celebrate all the hard work that all admins do!

  272. The whole week is a blast, but I absolutely LOVE having a good excuse to brag about my amazing co-admins and to encourage everyone else to remember/speak up about how much better our admins make their lives.

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