Special Events 

16th Annual International Protocol Education Forum - PDI-POA: Protocol Officers Association

July 24 - 27, 2017 | Dublin, Ireland


The Forum provides an opportunity to refresh and enhance your professional expertise and to expand your protocol network. Engage with colleagues from around the globe. Share what you know and learn from experts. Extend your network with people who understand your issues and want to hear your ideas. PSOW will be presenting "You Planned the Meal and Now It’s Time to Eat" - an interactive dining skills session covering everything from forks to toasts and advice for guests and hosts.

Bring Your Manners to Work Day

September 1, 2017

A day to remind people of the importance of treating people with courtesy and respect in the workplace. Although Bring Your Manners To Work Day is just one day of the year, it doesn’t mean you should only be polite at work for one day. Use the day as a reminder of the importance of good manners every day of the year, and you may well find good manners help to open the doors to new opportunities in the workplace.people of the importance of treating people with courtesy and respect in the workplace.

National Protocol Officer Week

March 25 - 31, 2018

This week recognizes protocol officers - the trusted advisers who plan and orchestrate international VIP visits, meetings, ceremonies and special events for the military, government, academia and business world. 

National Business Etiquette Week

June 3 - 9, 2018

A week to recognize the need for proper business etiquette to compete in the growing global marketplace. Review everything from how to network to the proper handshake and how to remember names.