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BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Sunday, Dec 5th Breakouts

First Round - 12:40pm ET

Charmaine Hammond

Charmaine Hammond CSP

Collaborating with brands, influencers and sponsors to turn your message into a global movement

Incredible things happen when a great idea, passionate people, diverse skill sets, and, commitment for change all come together!  In this presentation, Charmaine will share how a local story with a global message can become a world-wide movement through collaboration, partnership, sponsorship and influence building.
You will:
  • Learn how to grow your social footprint with the support of social ambassadors and brand partners. Charmaine will provide you with the social footprint tracker she created for Raise a Dream and this film project.
  • Discover how to enlist the support of social media influencers (with individuals reaches exceeding 5 million) to share your project with their audience. Charmaine will share the process she used.
  • Get a 7-step model that Charmaine used to engage brand partners and secure cash and in kind sponsorship from national brands including: large retailers, national chains, telecommunication companies, airline, banks, insurance, government, media partners, to name a few.
  • Learn the power of a well crafted 3 minute project overview and information deck that helps get decision makers in meetings with you.
Charmaine Hammond

Charmaine Hammond, CSP

Charmaine Hammond, CSP is a highly sought-after keynote and workshop speaker, entrepreneur, and author who teaches and advocates the importance of developing trust, healthy relationships and collaboration in the workplace. She has helped clients in many industries build resilient and engaged workplaces, develop healthy working relationships, and solve workplace issues and conflict that gets in the way of success. In her Raise a Dream business she helps entrepreneurs and non-profits launch their projects and fuel their dreams through collaboration and sponsorship.

Living and practicing what she teaches, Charmaine is launching her biggest project in fall 2021. She is the Executive Producer and Partnerships/Sponsorship lead of an animated film, Back Home Again. Inspired by community resilience after one of the largest wildfire evacuations in Canadian history impacted the lives of more than 80,000 residents of Fort McMurray and area in 2016. This philanthropic animated short by screenwriter/director Michael Mankowski, has been brought to life through the support of brand partners, sponsorships, and collaborations. Told through the eyes of the woodland creatures that inhabit the land of Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo, Back Home Again has an all-star voice cast of widely recognized celebrities that donated their time to the production.

Sabrina Prioletta

Sabrina Prioletta

Standing Ovation: Raise the Bar on Branding

80% of branding is psychology. Only 20% is mechanics. You’re thinking … Ok, I’ve heard this before, so what?
The point is – are you spending too much time stuck in the weeds? Take a step back. See the whole landscape available to you.
The Subconscious Branding System™ will make you realize that your grass is greener than you thought.
Let’s delve into Archetypal Methodology. Used in the global marketplace for years to create meaningful brands, it powers brand architecture. Coca Cola, Apple and Nike for example, have based entire marketing strategies on their unique brand DNA.
We will:
  • Debunk the biggest common brand misconceptions
  • Chat about the evolution of marketing
  • Tap into the unconscious side … that no one ever speaks of   (exciting, right?!!!)
  • See how Neuroscience impacts branding & drives consumer behaviour
  • Discover the 12 dominant Archetype personalities
All this in one (Subconscious Branding) session?
Yes.
THIS IS BRAND POWER.
Get immediate clarity on your Brand identity & positioning through industry-tested frameworks and methods.
Brand powerfully.  Change your results.
Sabrina Prioletta

Sabrina Prioletta

Sabrina Prioletta, Brand Strategist with over 20 years of corporate and entrepreneurial experience prides herself with award-winning campaigns and retail initiatives that have accelerated revenue growth on $60M+ portfolios.
Some brands she has managed include: adidas, Rimmel Cosmetics, Molson, and The Montreal Gazette.

Her agency, SIVA Marketing specializes in crafting brand identities, communication strategies, and interactive trainings. They use a unique process to unveil clients’ DNAs, using the power of Archetypes.

A Certified Dale Carnegie Trainer, Sabrina also facilitates programs aimed at delivering value through proven, ISO-9001 accelerated learning methodologies.

Her dedication to self-expression and identity is key in all she does – so that her clients and students experience transformational results. This helps participants align with, and master their unique message.

Recent workshops, training, and conferences delivered for: BDC – The Business Development Bank of Canada, Bombardier, AVON, Kellar Williams Prestige, John Molson School of Business, Element AI, Vortex, Microsoft, Nikon.

Sabrina is a proud member of CAPS, the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers eSpeakers, and The Speakers Alliance. She is also a TEDx Speaking Coach.

Tami Adams

Tami Adams

Are you Speakers Bureau Ready? Insights from the Inside!

Are you a current speaker who has been speaking for clients and are now wanting to attract bureaus? Perhaps you may be on some bureau’s websites but are not getting as much traction as you would like? If so, this session is for you! Get ready to learn everything you need to know about Speaker Bureaus from an experienced agent on the inside. Understand what they look for, what kinds of clients they serve, how best to position yourself, what bureaus are the best in the business and why some speakers tend to get lots of work and others not as much. Attend this session and gain the knowledge you need to tackle your next bureau pitch with ease and have bureaus knocking down your door.
Tami Adams

Tami Adams

Tami Adams is a dedicated & passionate Speaker Manager, Coach & Events Professional who thrives in bringing people together for engaging and life-changing experiences. She believes that when people come together, this is when the magic truly happens!

After spending ten years with one of Canada’s top Speakers Bureaus as a Client Services Agent, Tami decided to branch out independently. She used her extensive experience working with top talent to start her boutique Speaker Management & Coaching Company, TA Speakers Management and is loving every minute of it.

With excellent skills in client relationship development, planning, strategy, business development, keynote speaker management, & leadership, she has a well-rounded experience.

Tami regularly works with professional speakers to manage their day-to-day and help get them in front of key clients. She coaches new and emerging speakers looking to get into this incredible industry and current speakers looking for consulting services to help grow their business and beyond.

Every day, Tami feels lucky to have a chance to help inspiring individuals bring their ideas to life and change the world, one speech at a time.

Jackie Barrie

Jackie Barrie FPSA

Unboring: Host engaging online meetings that people will remember forever

Bored with online meetings? Many people are.
In this session, you’ll discover 30 creative things you can do on Zoom to help engage attendees.
The activities may be fun, but they are not just for fun – they are all designed to regain attention and embed your message.
You’ll also find out Jackie’s 7 principles of online engagement.
Jackie Barrie

Jackie Barrie, FPSA

Jackie Barrie is a copywriter, so she knows how to engage readers through the written word. As a speaker and trainer, she knows how to engage people through the spoken word. And she’s become renowned for her ability to engage attendees through an activity they undertake, whether offline or online.

She wrote the book ‘Experiential Speaking’ in response to demand from PSAUK members who asked where she got her ideas. It contains 34 creative icebreakers, energisers and games and includes links to videos of her demonstrating the activities with a live audience – including those who attended her breakout session at the CAPS convention in Vancouver.

However, 2019 wasn’t the best time to publish a book that assumes everyone is in the same room at the same time. Since lockdown, speakers regularly ask Jackie for ideas about how to make their online meetings more engaging. So she’s written a new book: ‘Unboring’.

Second Round - Sunday, December 5th - 1:45pm ET

David Newman

David Newman CSP

High Fee Consulting: What It Takes to Win

How to Design Your Transformational Freedom-Based Business:
Reposition your Value – Reframe your Impact – Reboot Your Profitability as a High-Fee Consultant

How to avoid the dumb mistakes that even smart experts make when trying to transform their speaking, training, or coaching business
How NOT to overcharge, undercharge, or lose business because your fee is too high – OR too low – in this new world of business consulting
How to confidently present, propose, and put your fee in perspective EVERY single time with no hesitation, embarrassment, or fumbling
How to charge 3x-10x what you’re charging now and earn more money without fear, uncertainty, doubt – and without caving on price ever again!
The exact scripting – word-for-word – to make sure your fees are bulletproof so that you’ll consistently earn what you deserve whether that’s online, offline, or hybrid
David Newman

David Newman, CSP

David Newman, CSP is a member of the NSA Million Dollar Speakers Group. He is the author of the business bestsellers “Do It! Marketing” and “Do It! Speaking: 77 Instant-Action Ideas to Market, Monetize, and Maximize Your Expertise” (HarperCollins, 2020.) David is also the creator of the Expert Profit Formula mentoring program where he helps thought leaders market their smarts and make a bigger dent in the universe. Free training, tools, and downloads are waiting for you at www.doitmarketing.com

Keka DasGupta

Keka DasGupta

How to get the news media to feature YOU!

Have you ever watched with wonder, why and how some people seem to consistently be featured in the media?
Have you ever asked yourself, “How to they do it? And why can’t that be me?”
Well, it CAN be you!
Make 2022 the year that you become a recognized media expert. Still today, there is no better way to build credibility around your expertise than being featured by the media. Give yourself that distinct competitive edge.
Join Keka as she pulls back the curtain on what it takes to into the news today.
Learn how to measure the “news-worthiness” of your message, and when and how to “pitch” media in order to successfully get into the news spotlight.
Best of all, Keka will share real-life examples of how individual experts (just like you) have pitched media successfully and landed in the news. You’ll see what they sent to the media, and the kind of news coverage that resulted from such efforts.
Keka will also leave room in this session for a robust Q&A, so bring all of your burning questions to this session, and get crystal clear on what you need to do for your next steps.
Keka DasGupta

Keka DasGupta

Keka has helped put people and brands into the media spotlight for 23 years.

As a PR/marketing veteran, Keka’s client roster has included a host of internationally recognized brands such as: Disney, Nike, IKEA, American Express, Johnson & Johnson, Schwarzkopf, etc. During this time, she received more than 50 national and international awards, including the “Oscars of the PR industry” (the IABC’s global Gold Quill Agency of the Year Award).

Today, through her global personal development platform called, “The Art of Life-ing,” Keka takes the best of the world’s most effective branding principles, and applies them to our own mental wellbeing and resilience. She works with the businesses and education sectors, and helps their audiences leverage key elements of intrinsic motivation, gratitude, empathy, and what Keka calls: “Quiet Leadership.”

Keka also moonlights today, as a senior-level strategic advisor for a number of prominent PR and advertising agencies.

For 16 years, Keka served as vice president of DDB Public Relations (part of the global DDB ad agency network). Prior to that, Keka worked in-house at IKEA for seven years, managing all aspects of the company’s PR profile, including serving as their national media spokesperson on corporate, consumer and crisis issues.

David Cory

David Cory

Let’s Get Emotional: deepening the emotional connection with your audience

We now have over 3 decades of research on emotional intelligence and know so much more about these wonderful brains of ours and how they function. We know that all perceptions are filtered through an emotional lens. We know that emotions are biochemical responses to stimuli and govern our actions. What responses are you eliciting in your audiences? How do the various decisions you make about your behaviour with a client affect the connection between you and your clients and between you and your audiences? How can you improve your ability to elicit more favourable responses that will leave a lasting impression with your audiences and clients? David Cory will introduce you to a model of emotional intelligence and 5 areas to be more aware of to try to ensure you have the impact you intend to have.
David Cory

David Cory

David Cory, B.Ed., M.A. (Adult Ed) is the founder of one of the first leadership development companies to focus on the development of emotional intelligence. Since 1998 David has worked with leaders around the world and delivered key note talks on emotional intelligence in many countries. David has been an invited guest of the Sultan of Brunei; delivered a key note at the Harvard Medical School; at one of the world’s largest banks in Amsterdam; under armed guard in Nigeria; sang for royalty in Malaysia; chased by an elephant in Zambia; was the closing key note speaker at the World HR Congress in Kuala Lumpur; and worked directly with the governments of Botswana and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Mike Justason

Mike Justason

Improving Virtual Engagement with Lightboards

This talk will introduce participants to lightboards, how they operate, as well as the requirements needed to set one up in a home or office to create an innovative virtual classroom. There will be examples of lightboard presentation/teaching techniques with a focus on improved audience engagement. A structured presentation will be given followed by an open forum to allow for Q & A.
Mike Justason

Mike Justason

Michael teaches courses in geotechnical and foundation engineering, engineering economics, communications, and senior design project courses. He is a graduate of Civil Engineering and Management and also holds a Masters in Engineering, both from McMaster. Michael also holds an executive MBA from Western University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Dept. of Civil Engineering at McMaster focusing on earthquake engineering.

Michael worked for Bermingham Foundation Solutions (now Soletanche-Bachy Canada) for 18-years prior to his current position at McMaster. His roles at Bermingham included: Product Manager; Engineering Manager; and Business Development. His main areas of expertise include pile driving and deep foundations. Michael is active in several industry organizations and served as the 2014-15 president of the Pile Driving Contractors Association. In his work with Bermingham, Michael traveled to over 40 countries and has worked on major civil engineering projects on 6 continents.
In 2019, Michael won the President’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning – McMaster’s highest honour for teaching and learning.

Third Round - Sunday, December 5th - 5:30pm ET

Hugh Culver

Hugh Culver CSP

How to reach your Highest Value Contribution in business

It’s easy to get busy. It’s a lot harder to get others busy so you can reach your Highest Value Contribution. Learn what your HVC is, how to use it, and how to earn more time for what’s most important.
This presentation is designed for content experts who know their business needs help but aren’t sure where to start.
You will discover how to get on the “right side” of the 80/20 rule, cut your work time in half and increase your sales. Hugh will share simple strategies that anyone can apply and see an immediate ROI.
Hugh Culver

Hugh Culver, CSP

Hugh Culver, MBA, CSP co-created the world’s most expensive tours (to the South Pole), has presented to over 1,200 audiences as a professional speaker, is the CEO of BlogWorks and author of Give Me a Break – the art of making time work for you. His blog at hughculver.com reaches 500,000 readers a year.

Peri-Shawn

Peri Shawn

Leverage the Science of Buying to Grow Your Speaking Business

Have you ever wondered why some speakers have an abundance of clients, while others are trying their best to convert prospects into paying clients — without much success?
If you’d like more clients in your business, join us to learn Peri’s brain-based approach to selling that feels authentic, and still gets great results.
You will leave knowing the most effective sales strategy that will save you time and will ensure you attract and retain the right clients for you. You’ll discover to sell more, sooner and more often… without sounding like a used car salesman.
Peri-Shawn

Peri Shawn

As the award-winning author of Sell More with Sales Coaching, Peri has contributed articles in SellingPower, Salesforce.com, Entrepreneur, Inc., and Forbes.

Having researched the intricacies and power of neuroscience, human behaviour, and buying decisions, Peri has designed proprietary tools that demonstrate how to make your sales conversations more meaningful and profitable.

Peri served on the CAPS National Board and was your 2010 past national president.

Billy Strean

Billy Strean Ph.D.

Sitting is the New Smoking? How to Save Your Audience (and Yourself)

You’ve probably heard that “sitting is the new smoking.” As James Levine, professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic, told the LA Times, “Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death.” How can you save your audience (and these days, yourself)?
This session reveals the evidence – for example, that our metabolism is knocked down 90 percent after just 30 minutes of sitting – and you will walk out of this session (or at least stand near your computer) with specific ideas you can use in your next keynote or workshop. You’ll learn five practical techniques to get your audience on their feet, more engaged, and paying more attention to you! You are in a position (preferably standing) to make a difference for your audience’s health, wellbeing, and learning.
Billy Strean

Billy Strean, Ph.D.

In a world where many are tired, busy, distracted, and feeling disconnected, Dr. Billy Strean engages and enlivens people.

As the Chief Joy Infuser at Adventures in Joy, Billy has provided over 500 dynamic presentations across North America to help people to Re-Charge. Re-Connect. Re-Discover.”

A former three-sport NCAA athlete and coach, Billy Strean earned a Ph.D. in sport and exercise psychology from the University of Illinois.

Dr. Strean is also a Master Somatic Coach (Strozzi Institute), Registered Yoga Teacher, a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, and a Certified Professional Co-active Coach.

In 2008, Dr. Strean received the University of Alberta’s Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. In 2011, Dr. Strean was one of ten Canadians selected to join the prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship. His audio book, Humor Me: Lighten Up and Love Life Laughing, explores the benefits of laughter and humour and how to apply them in daily life. His 2017 book, For Those Who Dare to Teach, takes an autobiographical approach to sharing insights and practical tips for teaching. His most recent book, Alive with Joy reveals how to move from disconnection to optimal living.

Tyler Hayden

Tyler Hayden CSP

Delivering Learning with Intelligence – How to Use Multiple Intelligences to Laser Focus Audience Engagement

What was your favourite subject in grade school? Phys’ed? Math? History? … Recess? Part of the reason we loved the classes we loved is because of the type of learner we are – interpersonal, mathematical-logical, naturalistic and more. Our audiences have “multiple intelligences” and our ability to not only reach and engage, but further to amplify, their learning is directly connected to our ability to deliver a program that meets those learning styles.
In this session you will:
  • Discover how to deliver with laser focus to your audience based on their MIQ (Multiple Intelligence Quotient)
  • Quickly discern “expected” learning styles based on industry and roles of your learners.
  • Explore effective learning tools that support individual learning styles and content “stickiness”.
  • Identify the modalities of the learners and how that impacts your learning tool selection.
  • Learn how to apply this to audiences of 8 or 8 000.
Tyler Hayden

Tyler Hayden, CSP

Tyler Hayden is a keynote speaker like you’ve never seen before! Tyler has been an internationally respected team builder, author, and business speaker since 1996. He delivers a powerful punch that inspires teams, innovates management techniques, and invigorates team culture. When it comes to empowering audiences and teams to succeed—and to be their best every day—Tyler leads the way with insight and laughter. He is the author of over twenty-five books and the creative mind behind 100’s of powerful and fun team building products. His team building workshops and motivational keynote speeches receive rave reviews from managers and business leaders alike. Make sure your seat backs are up and your table trays are stowed, because we are about to unleash him …

Monday, Dec 6th Breakouts

Fourth Round - 1:30pm ET

“Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Privacy & Information Security”

Handling data is something we do daily, whether we know it or not. This, in effect, makes any business a data business. Taking care of privacy and security has many technical benefits, but it also spills over into tangible benefits on the bottom line.

In this presentation, Ross and Sharon will take you through some of the ways you can protect yourself, your customers, and your attendees from a cybersecurity perspective, while also talking to the benefits of taking a pro-active approach to privacy – much like what Apple and Microsoft have been doing in recent times.
From getting your emails through to people (without landing in spam!) to making your business more attractive to investors, handling privacy and security the right way serves as an immense benefit from comparatively little effort. The trick is to not be scared of it!

Join to see how to move from “scare” to “care” in this fast-paced environment. Technology moves at a tremendous pace, and there are a number of relatively simple things that can be put in place to bring you up to the same standard that corporates rely on – without breaking the bank or having much downtime.

Ross Saunders

Ross Saunders

Ross Saunders

Ross Saunders

Ross specialises in data protection and information security, raising awareness and educating staff on what can, and does, go wrong in data protection. He fulfils the role of an “outsourced Chief Information Security Officer” for a number of micro, small and medium organisations.

As a speaker, facilitator, and consultant, Ross demystifies technical, security, and legal topics to make them accessible at all levels of the organisation. Ross has a particular passion for data privacy, having been a victim of identity theft and seeing first-hand the impact of data breaches on both individuals and organisations. He aims to help organisations manage their data effectively, avoiding the pitfalls they may not be aware of and retaining their customers’ trust.

Sharon Bauer

Sharon Bauer

Sharon Bauer

Sharon Bauer

Sharon Bauer is the founder of Bamboo, a consulting firm specializing in privacy, security, data strategy and a range of cutting-edge technology ethics work. Bamboo consists of well-respected privacy experts and lawyers. Bamboo was founded to help businesses meet their strategic business goals by using data responsibly and ethically. Bamboo enables growth, innovation, and transformation by bringing expertise to privacy solutions to ensure compliance with regulations, standards and best practices.

Sharon is a privacy consultant and lawyer. She provides strategic risk management and privacy compliance advisory and legal services. Sharon works with diverse private and public organizations, from startups to multinational corporations, in industries such as technology, financial services, telecommunication, healthcare, education, marketing, and retail.

Mariam Aziz

Mariam Aziz

Time Efficient Social Media Strategies to Boost Your Profit

In this session, I will help you create a systematic approach to your social media marketing strategies so that you can increase your revenue without increasing your workload!
Mariam Aziz

Mariam Aziz

When I became an entrepreneur I turned my passion into a business: writing. I was a copywriter and marketing strategist for corporations, and I was so excited to be able to do what I had always been told I couldn’t do – make a living from writing.

Then something interesting happened; I started missing my 9 to 5. Not the politics or the salary, but being a teacher (yes, I was once a teacher)

As Covid happened, it had and still has consequences on people’s employment and businesses. I started hearing time and again “I know I need a content writer and marketing help – I just don’t have the budget” or “I need help with creating my content – but I don’t want to delegate it,” and so I started consulting on content writing and marketing strategy to serve my fellow solopreneurs.

I merged my two passions together: writing and teaching. Wins are what fuel me. The moment someone gets something, the moment a person reaches their goal – that is why I went into teaching to begin with.

I have never felt so fulfilled in my work. I am on fire! Excited to make my cup of coffee and wake up in the morning, excited to serve, excited to grow and help others grow.

Now I am here to help you get excited to make your morning cup of coffee.

Patricia Regier

Patricia Regier

Best Practices When Working With Your Online Event Virtual Team

Patricia Regier, is a Learning Experience Designer and online production partner, who supports facilitators to lead engaging online learning events that are meaningful to the participants and the speakers. Join this workshop to apply best practices you need to know before your next event.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Virtual Facilitation Quick Tips
  • Working with your Producer Checklist
  • Participant’s Experience Focus Factors
  • Template and Resources
Increase the engagement factor by having your events run smoothly, as you work with a virtual team. Learn about how you can work with a remote team who can anticipant needs and communicate so effectively, your participants only focus on the speaker and the content.
Patricia Regier

Patricia Regier

Patricia Regier, founder of Regier Educational Services, designs online learning experiences that engage. Twenty years’ developing and facilitating training, and a Master of Adult Education. Patricia merges academic research with experience to provide practical and creative ways to involve your participants. Supporting speakers to reach the variety in your audience. Monitoring ever-changing technology, to save you time and frustration. Patricia has been helping facilitators get past the fear of technology, is a go-to person when you have a ZOOM question, and consultant for how to move in-person activities online. Specializing in how to engage a variety of learning types along the learning experience journey before, during and after an event. Patricia understands that some speakers miss the in-person training and workshops, where you thrived, and can help you ignite that spark again. Learn how to transform your online audience into participants! Patricia is a sought-after innovative content creator, workshop facilitator, and online events’ production partner.

Nancy Watt

Nancy Watt

The Mental Pivot and the Currency of Comedy: Improv Strategies that Empower the Presenter

Take your speaking from a safe space to the brave place.
An exploration of the principles of Improvisational Theatre and how it relates to mental agility, innovative thinking, risk taking, and active listening.
Thinking on your feet, dealing with unpredictability and navigating the inevitable mishaps of speaking events are the trademarks of the exceptional presenter. We use the tools and techniques of Improvisational Theatre from the masters of comedy and improv, including Del Close, Keith Johnstone, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Jordan Peele, and Colin Mochrie.
Laughing your way to empowerment is efficient, impactful and fun.
Nancy Watt

Nancy Watt

Nancy is a professionally trained improv actor from Second City Conservatory in Toronto and Chicago. She’s a speaker, writer, facilitator, and actor.
Rated in the top five Leadership Speakers at Microsoft’s global conference four years running, she has emceed countless corporate events, conducts corporate video interviews, is NITA’s (National Institute of Trial Advocacy) Communications Specialist and has produced independent film and television productions.
Her most recent film project as Associate Producer, ACT SOCIAL, with actor Colin Mochrie and Director Sean Mulvihill won an award at the Manhattan Film Festival, June 2021.
At her creative agency, NWC, her highly regarded ‘Pracademic’ style reveals the power of explaining academic, evidence-based research in an experiential way. Experiential learning resonates with her audiences and her teaching is referenced in pedagogical journals.
Nancy’s style combines intelligence and warmth with a good dose of humour, thus putting her audiences at ease and making a genuine connection.
B.A from McMaster University, Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology, and a Certified Improv Practitioner. Specialization in DEI after completion of Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University. EQi 2.0, Emotional Intelligence, and AQ, Adaptability Quotient. Author of H.A.P.P.I.E., How to Apply Positive Psychology Improv Exercises.

Fifth Round - Monday, December 6th - 4:15pm ET

Martin Latulippe

Martin Latulippe CSP, HoF

Online Selling

Session Description pending

Martin Latulippe

Martin Latulippe, CSP, HoF

Bio Coming Soon

Dave Lieber

Dave Lieber CSP

The Essence of Your Life is Your Story: How to Tell it Perfectly

I can’t wait to show you how to share the success stories of your clients in ways they will love you. I’ll also show how to tap into emotion and passions so that your stories are remembered and acted upon in a positive way.
Dave Lieber

Dave Lieber, CSP

Dave Lieber, CSP, is a national award-winning “Watchdog” investigative columnist for The Dallas Morning News. His twice-a-week column exposes wrongdoing and fights for Americans to get a fair shake. He’s the author of nine books and an award-winning playwright. Dave also helps companies, industries, individuals and non-profits tell their very best stories in ways that tap into audiences’ passions and emotions in a good way. His V-shaped storytelling formula works for both internal and external communications. You’ll learn how to take your data and bullet points and turn them into memorable stories, and you’ll be able to do It immediately.

Andrea Holwegner

Media Skills to Transform Videos, Online Courses and Elevate Your Studio Setup 

Wondering what you can do to transform your studio set up for better virtual events?  Curious about how you can enhance your marketing videos and online courses to maximize success?  Understanding what works in television and digital media are key elements of creating engaging digital content as an online presenter and for ANY online video content you create.
In this session you will learn:
  • Media communications and marketing essentials for crafting exciting messages your audience will love
  • The art and science of mixing both entertainment AND relevant expertise and content
  • Practical tips for success from Andrea’s contacts that are television producers, videographers, virtual studio AV experts, PR firm owners, marketing/social media gurus and top virtual speakers
  • A behind the scenes tour of Andrea’s popular virtual studio set-up as well as her top engagement strategies for virtual events
  • Best practices you can implement immediately to improve the success of your marketing videos, online courses and virtual speaking engagements

Andrea Holwegner

Andrea Holwegner is founder and CEO of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc, established in 2000.  She is a professional speaker, online course creator and recipient of the Speaking of Food & Healthy Living Award for Excellence in Consumer Education by the Dietitians of Canada.  She leads a team of professional Registered Dietitians serving a global audience with the mission to empower people to create a healthy and joyous relationship with food and their body. For over 20 years she has grown a successful business as a nutrition and wellness communications expert with multiple streams of revenue including leveraging a team offering coaching, working as a paid media spokesperson and consultant on marketing and trends for the food and grocery industry, as well as enhancing workplace wellness initiatives for corporate clients.
As the Chocoholic Nutritionist, she’s known for her fun-filled approach in helping busy working parents like her eat enough nerdy nutritious foods (but still have a life that includes fun foods like potato chips and chocolate).   Find out more and check out her award-winning blog at www.HealthStandNutrition.com.

Bonus! We’ll also feature on the mainstage several mini debates where speakers will argue “Two Sides of a Coin”. Our topics and debaters are TBA.

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