Calendar of Events

Regular NAPO-New England chapter meetings are typically on the second Monday of each month and are open to the public, except as indicated. Learn more about our monthly chapter meetings.

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Feb
27
Thu
2020
The Organizing POSSE NAPO-NE Success Group @ Harbor One Bank
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Our group meets every 6 weeks to discuss current, personal, and relevant organizing topics and issues. We openly exchange information and insights. Everyone is welcome, veteran, new, and potential organizers. Hope you can join us.
Mar
9
Mon
2020
Monthly Meeting: Cyber Security Best Practices (Visitors welcome) @ Boston/Waltham Embassy Suites
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Registration and Cost

Non-members, please register in advance.

NAPO-New England Members: no charge.
Visitors: Pay $20 online; pay $25 at the door.

Cyber Security Best Practices

Speaker : Jan Costa, RCC PC Support

Learn about the history of cyber threats, the value of data, and how you can avoid being a target. This presentation will cover personal device management as well.

BP Spotlight: MaryLou Andre, Dressing Well

Next Meeting: April 13, 2020

Speaker:  Ina Bachman, Bachman Coaching: Does Your Brain Put the Brakes on Your Business?

 

Please check back for this month’s meeting topic.

 

— Cancellation Policy —

In case of inclement weather, the NAPO-NE Board of Directors may cancel our monthly NAPO-NE business meeting in order to ensure safety. Should there be a snow emergency declared in the city of Waltham, MA, the President and the Treasurer will make a decision regarding the meeting no later than 2:00 pm that same day. The President will direct the website chair to reflect the change on the NAPO-New England website, will send out an email to the membership, and will notify the Boston/Waltham Embassy Suites of the meeting cancellation. Members should not call the Boston/Waltham Embassy Suites. Liaisons to Programming, Greeters, Associate Members, Facilitator, etc. will contact appropriate people to inform them of the cancellation.

— Note: All meetings are subject to change. —
Mar
19
Thu
2020
Goodwill Industries Tour – NNE Marketing Event @ Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
Mar 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come spend some quality time with your fellow NAPO-NE chapter members while observing the Goodwill mission in action. Get a behind-the-scene tour of the distribution center, a working Goodwill resale store, their clothing collaborative, and their career center. Learn about the history of the Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, and find out how they successfully provide an opportunity for independence and dignity through work. Ask all the questions you have in regards to their daily operations of collecting, processing and reselling the donations they receive.

Apr
13
Mon
2020
VIRTUAL event: A Panel Discussion with Virtual Professional Organizers @ Virtual
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Heads up! Tonight’s NAPO-New England meeting is canceled due to COVID-19. However, the Virtual Chapter invites you to join their meeting tonight for free.

The panel will feature five VC Board members who are also virtual organizers, with areas of expertise including residential, productivity, home staging, financial, coaching and more.

Register online at https://napovc.com/meetinginfo.php?id=247&ts=1585010610.

Submit your virtual organizing questions prior to the meeting by sending an email to technology@napovc.com.

May
6
Wed
2020
New Organizer Workshop: Becoming an Effective Professional Organizer (VIRTUAL) @ Virtual (via Zoom)
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thinking about becoming a Professional Organizer? Learn from experience!

Learn more about the organizing profession by attending our New Organizer Workshops, where experienced organizers share their expertise through presentation and exercises.

These workshops are designed for new and prospective organizers and will introduce you to vital concepts that will help you start and grow your own company.

The May workshops are virtual and will be held over Zoom. You will be provided with the Zoom link after registering.

Becoming an Effective Professional Organizer
Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 7:00-9:00pm

Instructors: Rubina Motta and Kathy Vines
Topics include business lifestyle, client relationships, ethics and safety considerations, professional associations and certification programs.
Register now >

Running a Successful Organizing Business
Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 7:00-9:00pm
Instructors: Wendy Buglio and Elizabeth Goodsell
Topics include business planning, marketing, insurance and tax considerations, and client engagement and management tools.
Register now >

You can attend one or both workshops. We recommend taking Becoming an Effective Professional Organizer first, as the exercises in this workshop will be useful in the business planning exercises included in Running a Successful Organizing Business.

Cost

Registration cost is $60 per workshop for non-members and $40 for members.

Members, log in to the NAPO-NE website and go to the Promo Codes page to get the code for your $20 discount. If this link doesn’t take you directly to the page, look under the “Information for Members” menu.

Cancellation Policy

In the event that NAPO-New England needs to cancel a workshop, pre-registered attendees will be notified and given the option to attend a future workshop within one year from the cancellation.

If you registered and paid for a workshop and cannot attend, you must email the NOW Chair at least 24 hours before the workshop start time. You will have the option to attend the workshop any time it is delivered within one year from the date of the original workshop.

If you know you cannot attend, please let us know as soon as possible so we can open up your spot for someone else.

Missed Workshop Policy

If you registered and paid for a workshop and you do not attend, and you would like to attend the workshop on another date, you must email the NOW Chair within 24 hours of the missed workshop’s start time.

If your request is approved, you can attend the workshop any time it is delivered within one year from the date of the original workshop.

Questions?

Contact the NOW Chair.

May
11
Mon
2020
Monthly Chapter Meeting (Virtual) – Coping with COVID-19 – MEMBERS ONLY @ Zoom
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

For members only. This VIRTUAL (Zoom) meeting will focus on business operations during the COVID-19 pandemic and will be moderated by a panel. We invite you to submit questions in advance to dirofprofessionaldevelopment@napo-newengland.com.

Registration is required. You will receive meeting instructions after registering.

Register now >

 

May
20
Wed
2020
New Organizer Workshop: Running a Successful Organizing Business (VIRTUAL) @ Virtual (via Zoom)
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thinking about becoming a Professional Organizer? Learn from experience!

Learn more about the organizing profession by attending our New Organizer Workshops, where experienced organizers share their expertise through presentation and exercises.

These workshops are designed for new and prospective organizers and will introduce you to vital concepts that will help you start and grow your own company.

The May workshops are virtual and will be held over Zoom. You will be provided with the Zoom link after registering.

Becoming an Effective Professional Organizer
Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 7:00-9:00pm

Instructors: Rubina Motta and Kathy Vines
Topics include business lifestyle, client relationships, ethics and safety considerations, professional associations and certification programs.
Register now >

Running a Successful Organizing Business
Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 7:00-9:00pm
Instructors: Wendy Buglio and Elizabeth Goodsell
Topics include business planning, marketing, insurance and tax considerations, and client engagement and management tools.
Register now >

You can attend one or both workshops. We recommend taking Becoming an Effective Professional Organizer first, as the exercises in this workshop will be useful in the business planning exercises included in Running a Successful Organizing Business.

Cost

Registration cost is $60 per workshop for non-members and $40 for members.

Members, log in to the NAPO-NE website and go to the Promo Codes page to get the code for your $20 discount. If this link doesn’t take you directly to the page, look under the “Information for Members” menu.

Cancellation Policy

In the event that NAPO-New England needs to cancel a workshop, pre-registered attendees will be notified and given the option to attend a future workshop within one year from the cancellation.

If you registered and paid for a workshop and cannot attend, you must email the NOW Chair at least 24 hours before the workshop start time. You will have the option to attend the workshop any time it is delivered within one year from the date of the original workshop.

If you know you cannot attend, please let us know as soon as possible so we can open up your spot for someone else.

Missed Workshop Policy

If you registered and paid for a workshop and you do not attend, and you would like to attend the workshop on another date, you must email the NOW Chair within 24 hours of the missed workshop’s start time.

If your request is approved, you can attend the workshop any time it is delivered within one year from the date of the original workshop.

Questions?

Contact the NOW Chair.

May
21
Thu
2020
The Organizing POSSE NAPO-NE Success Group @ Online Event via Zoom
May 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Topic: Business lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis
Please RSVP to get the Zoom link: rachel@fontaineorganizing.com

Our group meets every 6 weeks to discuss current, personal, and relevant organizing topics and issues. We openly exchange information and insights. Everyone is welcome, veteran, new, and potential organizers. Hope you can join us!

Jun
8
Mon
2020
Monthly Chapter Meeting (Virtual) – Alexis Boccanfuso presents “Adding MONEY to Your Organizing Business” @ Zoom
Jun 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Want to add MONEY to your organizing business? Financial Organizing might be a service that you can offer to your clients! In this introduction to Financial Organizing, Alexis Boccanfuso, Certified Professional Organizer, Daily Money Manager, Mindfulness Coach, will give an overview of the different types of financial organizing services and also understand the basic skills needed in order to be a financial organizer.

Registration & Cost

Registration is required. You will receive meeting instructions after registering.

NAPO-New England Members:  There is no cost to attend. Get the promo code from our promo codes page (under the Information for Members menu).

Visitors: $20

Register now >

 

Jul
2
Thu
2020
The Organizing POSSE NAPO-NE Success Group @ Online Event via Zoom
Jul 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

You’re Invited!

Topic: Where are you now and where are you headed? Goals for your business for the second half of 2020!

The Organizing Posse Success Group get together
When: Thursday, July 2nd at 9:30AM to 11:00AM
Where: Virtual through Zoom

Please RSVP: annie@organizingwithannie.com

Our group meets every 6 weeks to discuss current, personal, and relevant organizing topics and issues. We openly exchange information and insights. Everyone is welcome, veteran, new, and potential organizers. Hope you can join us!