Thinking about becoming a Professional Organizer? Learn from experience!

Learn more about the organizing profession by attending these dynamic workshops, where veteran organizers share their expertise through presentation and in-class exercises to help you learn the business aspects of organizing. 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.

  • Becoming an Effective Professional Organizer – topics include business lifestyle, client relationships, ethics and safety considerations, professional associations and certification programs
  • Running a Successful Organizing Business – topics include business plan, marketing, insurance/tax considerations and client/engagement management tools

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

We’ll answer all your questions and you’ll leave with reference materials, a book and online resource list, a list of government agencies and industry associations dedicated to helping the new small business owner, and – most importantly – a new sense of clarity and purpose.

Each New Organizer Workshop is led by two instructors representing different segments of the organizing industry. Instructors are experienced NAPO-New England members with at least 5 years of experience in the industry.

2015 Dates:

  May 6  
 Being an Effective Professional Organizer

  May 20

 Running a Successful Organizing Business
  October 7

 Being an Effective Professional Organizer

  October 21
 Running a Successful Organizing Business

All workshops are held on Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00 pm
Check-in begins at 6:45 PM
Workshops start promptly at 7:00 PM

Boston/Waltham Embassy Suites
550 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02453


$60 ($40 for NAPO-New England members) per workshop

2015 Instructors:
Wendy Buglio
Lynne Johnson
Maryann Murphy
Stasia Steele

To Register:
Pre-registration (non-refundable) is required

Click here to register for our Being an Effective Professional Organizer workshop on May 6th.

Click here to register for our Running a Successful Organizing Business workshop on May 20th.

Cancellation Policy

In the event that NAPO-New England needs to cancel a workshop, the pre-registered attendees will be notified and given the option to either attend the next workshop or receive a refund.

Contact Linda Stacey, New Organizer Workshop Registrar (617-512-9572 or

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Monthly Meeting: Virtual Meeting: Teleseminar: Beyond Backlog & Systems: Organizing to Support Personal Development, Denslow Brown, Coach Approach for Organizers

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Monday, March 9, 2015

Monthly Meeting: The Client Experience: Understanding Empathy, Shame & Vulnerability, Joan Shulman

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