February 6, 2018 - 11:15 am
LISTEN UP SPEAKERS, AUTHORS, CONSULTANTS, TRAINERS AND COACHES!
Economic, technological, political and other factors are changing the way you do business. And, all you want to do is out-smart and out maneuver others so you own that space. Well, that’s not going to happen. Unless, you attend this jam-packed information session and find out the real facts about those that hire you.
If you’re serious about being successful today, hear the truth straight from the horse’s mouth, some-one that lives in the meetings world that directly understands the relationship between the meeting & event professional and YOU! Explore the internal and external factor that is impacting the economic environment, meeting design and content delivery. Take a look at why knowing more about the meetings industry is important to your career and how to get involved in the process. Discover how to modernize your business strategies from Deborah’s on-going extensive meeting industry interview process and insightful perspective from those that hire you.
Disclaimer: There’s no fake news here. Realize those that hire you are NOT meeting planners! In-stead, this is about real people with real stories and real situations that deal with you. No techniques, no strategies, just straight answers that’s delivered on steroids, red bull and a double espresso.
- Better understand what your client job duties really are to greatly enhance your relationships
- Learn about the most up-to-the-minute meeting industry studies, data and developments that will blow your mind
- Realize the best practices that will help you communicate the value of meetings
A swimming champion turned author & competitive performance expert, Deborah Gardner, CMP helps companies and organization professionals advance to new levels of success streamlining their goals for maximum winning results.
With a lifetime of competitive experience, Deborah has a wealth of practice being a Marine Brat, an Olympic Trial swimmer, a ground-breaking leader as one of the first female broadcasters with CBS Sports and WHORadio and a 27 year hospitality sales veteran. Today, Deborah is rising to international prominence with an entertaining and humorous sassy presentation approach by proving to help hundreds of people worldwide to discover their competitive spirit.
Deborah is a Certified Meeting Professional recipient. Actually, she is 1 of only 6 CMP speakers globally that has received this prestige credential, a “Meetings Mean Business” advocate, most requested speaker by Meeting Professional International, Meetings & Convention Magazine meeting planners voted Deborah as one of the best speakers heard, Event Industry Council’s Top 30 Influential Meeting Professionals and the 2017 Top 50 Smart Women Leaders by Smart Meetings Magazine.
Whether keynoting or consulting, Deborah believes in mastering her craft on the platform by doing television commercial work as an actor, conducting voice-overs and runway modeling. Deborah lives in Arizona with her husband, Jerry and her 12 year old lover boy, Chief, the dog.