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July NAPO Now 2016
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It is summer and things are sizzling at NAPO!
We just closed the most successful NAPO Conference Pre-sale EVER! Thank you to our members who supported us with committing to attend NAPO2017 in Pittsburgh. Over 365 of you have signed up! This is going to be one heck of a conference. Early Bird info with payment plan will be available soon.
The NEW NAPO UNIVERSITY is like nothing you've ever seen. Check it out under the Education & Conference Tab on Our learning platform is easy to use and ties to your membership category and your chapter status. If your chapter has purchased conference recordings all you need to do is log-in as usual and you'll have access for streaming or downloading. If you aren't a chapter member, conference recordings are available for a reasonable $15 apiece.
The Board is meeting this week for our Strategic Planning session where we will determine the direction of NAPO for the coming year. So many things to be excited about. Stay tuned.

Until next month,
Ellen Faye, COC®, CPO®
Stylish, high quality foldable box for convenient organizing and storage.
Shelftacular! Wire Shelf Covers are versatile, easy to install covers that stabilize and create a smooth surface on wire shelves. Each set comes with three Covers, two Caps, and nine Connectors.

Visit the meori and the Shelftacular! websites for more information.

Add style and simplicity to your clients' spaces with Organized Living's newest shelving finish--Snowdrift Live!

According to a recent Houzz survey, "36% of homeowners remodeled their home in the past year to improve their home's storage and organization." In addition to more space, they're looking for on-trend closet finishes with accessories that help them add value to their home and life. Snowdrift Live will help you expand organization beyond closet doors. It's ideal for closets, pantries, mudrooms, offices, and more!
Closet systems are an easy and profitable add-on and Organized Living makes it simple with tools like free on-line closet software and a 20% designer discount. Sign up now at Organized
Visit the Organized Living website for more information.
Free webinar from Everything But the House:
8 Ways to Help Clients Downsize with Less Stress.
For an individual looking to downsize, sorting through the contents of a home and figuring out how to sell them is the last thing that he or she has time for. Everything But the House (EBTH) partners with NAPO to simplify stressful situations by providing a channel for homeowners to sell one-of-a kind antiques, vintage collectibles, and treasured everyday items.
Join us on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 2:00 PM EDT for an exclusive webinar and learn more about partnering with EBTH to help your clients.

Click here to register for the EBTH webinar. Visit the the EBTH website to learn more about their services.
meori Is Your "Go Anywhere, Hold Anything" Solution to Organize Life
meori foldable boxes start flat, stow anywhere, and in 3 easy steps become a stable box to organize, store, and carry up to 65 lbs. Available in a full-range of sizes and modern colors and patterns, you can find storage for any client's taste.
Visit the meori website to learn more.
Speaker Submissions for NAPO2017
The speaker submission site for NAPO2017 is now open until Friday, August 12, 11:59 PM EST. This year's conference theme is "Bridging the World of Organization."

Click here to learn more.

Reserve Your Hotel Room

The NAPO2017 hotel room rate is now available at the Westin Pittsburgh Convention Center Hotel. Book now to lock in the reduced rate, and not only will you be staying in the beautiful hotel, but you'll be able to continue networking with your NAPO colleagues after session hours. 

Click here to reserve your room for NAPO2017.

The Barry Izsak, CPO®/Glorya Schklair Scholarship was established to help NAPO members attend the NAPO Conference who might otherwise not be able to attend for financial or other extenuating circumstances.

Applications will be accepted through Friday, August 19, 2016; 5:00 PM EST.

Click here to download the Conference Scholarship Application. For information about the Barry Izsak/Glorya Schklair Conference Scholarship, click here.
Hosted by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton CPO-CD®, CPO®, and featuring NAPO members Brooks Duncan, Chris McKenry, and Judson Crowder, CPO®, learn about the experience of men in the organizing and productivity profession.

Learning Objectives:
  • Outline similarities and differences between working as a man and working as a woman.
  • How men adapt
  • Business models unique to men
  • Ways men set themselves apart from women
Join us on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 8:00-9:00 PM, EST, to listen to this insightful discussion.

Click here to register for Ask the Organizer: A Guy's Perspective to Professional Organizing.
Moderated by Kathy Vines and featuring Jim Goldfinger, Vice President of HighPoint Solutions, learn:
  • What a CRM is and what it can do for an organizer's business
  • Explore how to use a CRM to help manage client information, communications, and business metrics
  • Hear tips and best practices to design, implement, and leverage the CRM in your business so you can stand out from other professional organizers and productivity specialists
  • Learn some different options that exist, at a variety of complexity levels and price points
Join us on Tuesday, August 30, 2016; from 8:00-9:00 PM EST. Be sure to register early so you won't miss out!
To register for the Business Building Blocks teleseminar "Can You Really Manage Your Clients? Harnessing the Power of CRM to Grow Your Business" click here.


Join Gayle Goddard, Membership Committee Chair, Thursday, July 21, 2016; 12:00--1:00 PM EST.


To register, click here.

Have you missed any of the sessions from NAPO's Acceleration Learning Series? Click here to watch any of the following listed below:
  • Ask the Organizer Teleseminars
  • Business Building Blocks
  • Open SIG Calls
  • Creating Corporate Partnerships
  • BCPO® Presents: How & Why to Get Certified
  • New Member Orientation Webinar
  • Update Your Profile Demonstration
Watch on-demand and NAPO Conference recordings offered on the new NAPO University to help you earn your CEUs. You can easily save certificates of completion as you work toward becoming a CPO® or recertifying as a CPO®.
For more information about the CPO® program, visit the CPO® page on or log into POINT and watch the Why & How to Get Certified Webinar.
The Coaching SIG is designed for organizers who provide coaching services, whether as a stand-alone service or as a complement to on-site organizing work. This SIwill deepen our understanding of the many ways coaching can strengthen and complement organizing work and client change, identify effective marketing and packaging of coaching services to organizing clients, and discuss coaching resources and best practices.
To learn more about the Coaching SIG, click here, or contact Co-SIG leaders Laurie Malloy and Denslow Brown, CPO®.


Every 1st Tuesday 4:00-5:00 PM EST

Every 3rd Tuesday 8:00-9:00 PM EST

Every 1st Thursday 10:00-11:00 AM EST

Every 2nd Thursday 7:00-8:00 PM EST

Every 3rd Monday 8:00-9:00 PM EST

Every 3rd Monday 8:00-9:00 PM EST

Every 4th Monday 8:00-9:00 PM EST

Every 3rd Tuesday 8:00-9:30 PM EST

Every 3rd Wednesday 7:00-8:00 PM EST

Every 4th Wednesday 8:30-9:30 PM EST
August 4, 2016; 12:00--2:00 PM
For a complete list of our live courses, please click here. If you are not able to make it to any of our scheduled dates and time, you have the option to register for our On-demand courses or Annual Conference Sessions.
NAPO members benefit from affiliations by being able to register for any of these upcoming events at member rates.
Save the dates: Exceeding Expectations
March 9-12, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
To learn more, click here
2017 APPO National Conference
March 29-April 1, 2017
Cleveland, OH
Call for speakers open now. To register, click here.
Institute for Challenging Disorganization
2016 Annual Conference Blazing a Trail
September 22-24, 2016
Portland, Oregon
POC Logo2016 Professional Organizers in Canada Conference
November 3-5, 2016
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Vancouver, B.C.
Conference registration will open this summer
For more information, click here
To apply to be a Coach at the conference, click here
CHADD 2016: Be Extraordinary
2016 Annual International Conference on ADHD
November 10-12, 2016
Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, CA
For more information, click here.

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