The only worldwide trade association for virtual assistants, freelancers, and their clients.

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Upcoming Events

IVAA Coffee Chats 5pm (Eastern time zone) @ Online Webinar
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

An informal chat where you can get answers to your business questions from others in your field. It’s always informative. We often have fun too!

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Café Club VA – Spanish
May 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Un espacio online gratis para hacer networking, interactuar y aprender en español para Asistentes Virtuales y quienes tengan interés en serlo.

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New Member Orientation [M]
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
[Member Only Event EOM] Janica Smith – Building a Business as a Professional Author and Speaker Assistant @ Online Webinar
May 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Register in advance for this webinar:

IVAA Annual General Meeting
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


What We Do

The International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the professional education and development of members of the Virtual Assistance profession, and to educating the public on the role and function of the Virtual Assistant. IVAA provides continuing education, networking opportunities, member benefits, as well as providing a member directory and Request for Proposal (RFP) system for parties interested in utilizing the services of member virtual assistants.


What’s a VA?

Virtual assistants are independent contractors who (from a remote location, usually their home or office) support multiple clients in a variety of industries by providing administrative, creative, and technical services.

Not sure exactly how a Virtual Assistant can support you? Check out “101 Ways to Use a Virtual Assistant” for ideas.


Thinking of Joining?

Are you a virtual assistant who would like to:

  • Connect with VAs around the world,
  • Learn new skills to help you grow your business,
  • Receive discounts on products or services geared specifically toward you,
  • And have an instant support system to help you navigate the ups and downs of your chosen field?

Get all this and more when you join IVAA.

Looking for a Virtual Assistant?

Are you in need of some specialized or occasional assistance to grow your business? Working with a virtual assistant can be the perfect solution when you need ongoing help (but don’t need a full-time employee) or when you need a specialist for an important project or two. From general administrative support to creative and technical projects, search our member directory or submit your own Request for Proposal (RFP) to find the perfect match for your needs.

Are you a freelancer or virtual support professional?

  • Build relationships with freelancers around the world
  • Access to beginning / intermediate / advanced education & business-building strategies
  • Real-time peer support from experienced professionals for….