8 Presenter Principles To Master: A Guest Posting by Jeff Hurt

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jeff has worked in leadership roles with five associations, five government organizations and several companies in the education, events and meetings departments, including Meetings Professionals International and Promotional [.]. Jeff Hurt is the Executive Vice President, Education and Engagement, at Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. In 2012, he was recognized as the PCMA 2011 Educator of the Year.

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Make Fear Your Homeboy with Judi Holler

Speaker Launcher

Judi is a keynote speaker, author, and a professionally trained improviser and alumni of The Second City’s Conservatory in Chicago, Illinois. Judi is a keynote speaker, author, and a professionally trained improviser and alumni of The Second City’s Conservatory in Chicago, Illinois. There are always 2 meeting happening. Imagine a world where fear motivates you and hustle makes you very, very lucky.

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How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Markham

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Lori Pugh Markham about what it takes to catch the eye of meeting planners. We are excited to have with us, Lori Pugh Markham from Meeting Planners International. Lori has 14 years of experience in the meetings and events industry on both the […]. The post How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Markham appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Good content/Bad presentation?

Pivotal Public Speaking

A keynote speaker at Meeting Professionals International’s MeetDifferent 2010 has been generating sparks from bloggers who followed the conference, not because of his message, but for the way he delivered it. Tags: PowerPoint audience in public speaking public speaking meetings presentation speakers From a Commentary post at Meetingsnet … Don’t Let a Speaker’s Style Defeat Substance.

Update Your Email Approach (This tip works for LinkedIn too)

SpeakerSue Says...

I ask because last week at Meeting Professional International’s #WECVegas , I was asked to speak about “Your LinkedIn Profile Needs an Update!” As I researched and curated best practices, and reviewed sales and meeting professional profiles, I was startled at the formal, transactional and third-person approach people chose. (I Is your sales approach outdated?

How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Marcum

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Lori Pugh Marcum about what it takes to catch the eye of meeting planners. We are excited to have with us, Lori Pugh Marcum from Meeting Planners International. Lori has 14 years of experience in the meetings and events industry on both the […]. The post How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Marcum appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

The main reason you haven’t closed the sale today

SpeakerSue Says...

Attending my local Arizona chapter of Meeting Professionals International is always a treat. No one approached me about buying tickets during the networking time prior to the meeting. My friend and tech guru, Jim Spellos , was presenting and I was in Arizona so there was every reason to attend.

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The Future of Conferences – Part Two: What are the current trends?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  How long will it take for conferences and meetings to rebound from the financial meltdown of Fall 2008?   That seems to be the consensus in the conference world; from a low of 13% in June 2009, the number of meeting planners who think conditions ahead are favorable has only bounced back to 19% (in October, the latest figures available).   That’s according to Meeting Professionals International (MPI), one of the two big organizations of conference people.

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Speaking Business

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The symposiums senior event planner, along with the convention centers senior event manager, both recent CMP designation recipients as awarded through our meeting partner alliance, Meeting Professional International, brainstormed the theme for the February 12 date, and created Heart of A Woman. Two of the first books out of the shipment were presented to the meeting planners  they loved it!