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March Chapter Meeting: Meet the Pros

March 10 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Date:
March 10, 2018

Time:
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Place:
Lafayette Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette, CA 94549


Member: EB $35 ($50 after February 24, 2018)  Non Member: EB $50 ($65 after February 24, 2018)

Cancellation Policy: If you are unable to attend a meeting and you notify the NSANC office three days prior to the meeting date, your registration fee can be applied once per calendar year toward your next meeting registration. We regret that we are not able to provide refunds.

We’re mixing things up with a new format for our March Meeting!

Join us for this dynamic, multi-topic event where you will have opportunity to Meet the Pro’s discussing various techniques that will take your speaking engagements to a higher level.


Making Money in the Seminar Business

Seminars are the school of the future for all business thinkers. In the, past people went to a class for 18 weeks, much of which seemed like filler material, but today a short seminar can give them all the essentials. As a professional speaker, you are an expert and this is your opportunity to earn a strong income presenting what you know with your own seminar business.

About the Presenter: Dr. Bill Wittich is a speaker, consultant and seminar leader.  For the past twelve years he has traveled an average of 200 days a year conducting hundreds of seminars. His seminar schedule has taken him to all corners of the United States and through much of Europe. Bill has authored eleven books in the association and non-profit fields.

How to Use Twitter to Increase Your Visibility and Credibility

Take your understanding of social media marketing to the next level by using simple techniques to start putting your social media to work for you. Don’t let your Twitter profile just sit there! Social media can help you achieve your networking and booking goals, but only if you’re using it strategically. Learn real-world solutions that you can implement immediately to improve your online presence, establish yourself as a thought-leader and attract new clients.

About the Presenter: Kali Williams is an entertaining, informative, power-house speaker who instigates unexpected ah-ha moments for her audiences. She’s a particular fan of twitter for business – through creative content, high engagement and the use of smart online tools she built her business following to over 37,000 fans.

Reaching Corporate Decision-Makers

Many speakers feel that landing gigs in the corporate world is too difficult – but don’t give up. There are specific, strategic steps you can take to increase the possibilities of offering your unique contribution to big companies. Discover 5 of the most important actions that will help you connect with the decision makers and secure gigs in some of the world’s biggest companies as a speaker, trainer, and coach.

About the Presenter: Dr. Greg Nelson is an expert in shifting corporate culture toward more self-awareness, relational empathy, and purpose-driven outcomes by developing healthy leaders and their teams. He has worked with organizations like Fitbit, Amazon, American Express, and Applied Materials as well as numerous nonprofits like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

What I Learned My First Year in the Business

Learn the five essentials every new or aspiring speaker must have to build influence in your niche and the tools you absolutely need in your first year. For experienced speakers whose business could use a boost you’ll find out how to get more customers and ways to get speaker’s bureaus to book you for engagement.

About the Presenter: Jennifer Darling was downsized out of a job in 2016 and became a full-time speaker with no budget, a new target market, and only few resources. In her first year in 2017, she earned $60,000 in speaking income in six month speaking in-person and hosting online webinars. She has  billed $50,000 in sales already for 2018.

Be Brilliant on the Platform!

Whether you’re an experienced speaker or just starting out, your live presentation is your best marketing tool. Learn simple ways to increase your on-stage presence and charisma so you can capture and hold the attention of any audience.

About the Presenter: Dr. Michael Soon Lee, CSP, has been speaking successfully in many industries for over thirty years. He has spoken in everything from classrooms, huge convention auditoriums, in the back of restaurants to open-air parks with rave reviews. You can too!


ABOUT THE VENUE:
The beautiful Lafayette Learning Center is next to the Lafayette Library, just off I-680 and a few minutes’ walk from BART. The grand Community Hall has floor-to-ceiling windows fronting Mt. Diablo Blvd. and First Streets, plus state-of-the-art A/V capabilities. After the meeting, you have many lunch options at the wide variety of restaurants in charming downtown Lafayette.

Directions: http://test-lafayettelib.pantheonsite.io/directions/

Arrive early for free parking in the building; paid city lots are close by. You can also walk from the Lafayette BART station.


Member: EB $35 ($50 after February 24, 2018)  Non Member: EB $50 ($65 after February 24, 2018)
Cancellation Policy: If you are unable to attend a meeting and you notify the NSANC office three days prior to the meeting date, your registration fee can be applied once per calendar year toward your next meeting registration. We regret that we are not able to provide refunds.

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Date:
March 10
Time:
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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