Admingling
in Chicago

Our next Chicago event is in the works!

What’s Admingling?

It’s a networking and learning experience created exclusively for executive assistants, office managers, and workplace operators (aka Ninjas). Each Admingling event is an opportunity to collaborate with other Ninjas through in-depth conversations on the topics that matter to your career and the future of the admin profession.

And because we’re firm believers in the power of ambiance, we host Admingling in unexpected venues that feel inspiring (and sometimes a little quirky). Local fare and tasty drinks help fuel the special mix of brainstorming, idea-sharing, and goal-setting that is Admingling.

 

Why Attend an Admingling?

Admingling is the most productive three hours of your week (and that’s saying a lot for a Ninja)!

High-Quality Networking

Where else can you connect (and celebrate!) with dozens of local career admins from every business sector?

 

Interactive Experiences

Admingling is packed with engaging experiences in a fun, relaxed environment for learning from each other’s experiences.

 

Meet Valuable Partners

Get face time with carefully vetted partners who understand workplace challenges and want to keep your office running smoothly.

 

Tasty Bites
and Drinks

We collaborate with partners to craft a food and beverage spread you won’t forget — from heavy appetizers, to luxurious desserts, to tasty libations.

 

Actionable Takeaways

Admingling is packed with engaging experiences in a fun, relaxed environment for learning from each other’s experiences.

 

Legit Raffle
Prizes

We cap each Admingling event by giving away epic raffle prizes, ranging from tech gadgets to designer suitcases!

 

ADMINGLING NINJA TIPS

Maximize Your
Admingling Experience

Networking favors the bold

Introduce yourself. Aim to interact with every person in the room. Make it rain business cards (or LinkedIn connections). You’re there to connect with other Ninjas, so be bold! The more you put into networking, the more you’ll get out of it.

Ninjas are the best resources

Curious about another industry? Want to know what it’s like to work at a startup? Got a favorite app or vendor that’s completely changed your game? Speak up, ask questions, and trade tips.

Cash in on peer-to-peer support

So many Ninjas work in a department of one, making peer support hard to find. Admingling is your chance to share those questions, ideas, and concerns that only another Ninja can understand.

Testimonials

“Admingling events give Ninjas from all different types of administrative roles an opportunity to get together, collaborate, and have fun. I have grown exponentially in my professional life from participating in these events and have benefited greatly from the conversations, connections, and new ideas I’ve made during them.

Marcie L., Office Manager

This was my first event and from the time we walked up to the registration desk until the event ended, I had an absolutely amazing time. I never felt out of place nor did I feel alone. And the takeaways and helpful tips from fellow Ninjas were #priceless!

Yvette J., Sr. Assistant Manager

Admingling is such a great time! I get so inspired after attending an Admingling event with admin professionals such as myself. It’s exciting to learn about new tools, see old friends and make new ones, and re-invigorate my administrative spirit.

Lisa W., Executive Assistant

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much does it cost to attend an Admingling event?

A: Each city’s inaugural event is free. Subsequent Admingling events will have a small admission fee ($22) to help cover basic event expenses.

Q: Can I bring my team of admins to this event?

A: Admingling is the perfect after-hours event for you and your Ninja team. Each member of your party must sign up separately (and be quick — we have a first-come, first-serve policy).

Q: How often do Admingling events happen?

A: Admingling events are hosted two times a year in our established cities.

Q: What’s the dress code?

A: There is no dress code. Many Ninjas come straight from work and tend to be dressed work-casual as a result. Just make sure you’re comfortable!

Q: Can I volunteer at an event?

A: We’re so happy you asked! Volunteers are essential; they make each event unique by bringing local perspective to the planning process. If you’re interested in being a volunteer, please complete this form.

Q: Do you offer a refund if I can’t make it?

A: Unfortunately, we’re unable to offer refunds for high-demand events like Admingling. We promise it will be the highlight of your week! We can however transfer your ticket to another Ninja. Reach out to us at events@officeninjas.com.

Q: Can I come to an Admingling if I’m not a Ninja?

A: Regretfully, no. We designed Admingling specifically for Office Ninjas (executive assistants, office managers, admins). If you don’t fall into any of those categories, consider sponsoring an event or sign up for our newsletter.

Q: Can I start my own Admingling?

A: Our events are solely hosted by our team at HQ. You can check out the city request form. We also encourage you to get together with your area admins in whatever way you can!

About OfficeNinjas

OfficeNinjas recognizes executive assistants, office managers, and workplace operators (aka “Ninjas”) for the curious, engaged, forward-thinking professionals they are. We exist to provide vital resources, career development, vendor recommendations, and industry insights to ensure they have every opportunity to lead a valued and fulfilling professional life.