Captivating Your Audiences from the Stage - How to Use Speaking Gigs as a Way to Build Followers, Leverage Your Brand, and Boost Your Revenue
With Michelle Courtney Berry, CEO- Courtney Consulting Enterprises, LLC
Tuesday, July 12th 3:00-4:30pm
In this engaging, interactive, fun and content-rich workshop, you'll bring your best ideas for building your brand from the page to the stage - and you'll leave with a host of "insider tips," a polished elevator speech, key how-to's on making pitches to getting booked for speaking gigs that matter most in building your reputation as THE expert in your field, business, and market(s).
Topics we'll cover:
* Tips and trick to get your audience doing flips
* Message clarity and authenticity
* Message consistency and flow
* Clear goals, practice, and audience connection
* Free Gigs v Paid Gigs
* Running your own gigs/roundtables
* Speaker Sheets, Speakerpedia, Speaker Mayhem!
* Speaker is Always Speaking - and Branding & Marketing
* Dealing with Barriers, Fears and Pushing the Limits
A gifted orator, inspirational speaker, award-winning entrepreneur and talented actor, writer, intuitive healer and certified life coach and stress expert, Michelle has captivated and engaged audiences from around the world for over 20 years. A two-time TEDx speaker who has transformed audiences regionally, nationally and internationally, Michelle has delivered powerful presentations that have bolstered her brand and leveraged her talents since 1990. She has opened for and shared stages with such international icons as Maya Angelou, Howard Zinn, Nikki Giovanni, Dorothy Cotton and The Dalai Lama. Since delivering the Commencement Address at her college graduation, Michelle has built on a legacy of engaging, informative and moving presentations, delivering more than 3,5000 transformative speeches, training seminars, facilitations and informal presentations to small audiences.