NSA North Texas January Chapter Meeting with
Deborah Gardner, CMP
Saturday, January 12, 2019 / 9:00a-noon
Meeting Industry News: Future Trends, Challenges, & YOU!
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 to own your space in the speaking business. Well, that’s not going to happen - unless, you attend this never-heard-before jam-packed information session to find out the real facts about those who hire you.
If you’re serious about being successful today, hear the truth straight from the horse’s mouth, someone who lives in the meetings world and directly understands the relationship between you and the decision maker. Explore the internal and external factors that are impacting the economic environment, meeting design, and content delivery. Discover why knowing more about the meetings industry is important to your career and learn how to get involved in the process. Realize how to modernize your business strategies from Deborah’s on-going extensive meeting industry interview process and insightful perspective from those who hire you.
Disclaimer: There’s no fake news here. Realize those who hire you are NOT meeting planners! Gather no techniques, no strategies, just straight answers that’s delivered on steroids, Red Bull, and a double espresso.
- Grasp 7 new ways to better understand your client’s job duties to greatly enhance your relationships.
- Learn about the most up-to-the-minute meeting industry studies, data and developments that will blow your mind.
- Identify the real industry you work in to finally achieve your business goals once and for all!
A swimming champion turned author & competitive breakthrough expert, Deborah Gardner, CMP helps companies and organization professionals advance to new levels of success by streamlining their goals for maximum winning results.
With a lifetime of experience, Deborah has a wealth of breakthrough practice being a Marine Brat, an Olympic Trial swimmer, a ground-breaking leader as one of the first female broadcasters with CBS Sports and WHO-Radio, and a 28 - year hospitality sales veteran. Today, Deborah is rising to international prominence with an entertaining, humorous, and lively presentation approach by proving to help hundreds of people worldwide to discover their competitive breakthrough spirit.
Deborah is a Certified Meeting Professional recipient and one of only seven CMP speakers globally, who has received this prestige credential. She is also a “Meetings Mean Business” advocate, the most requested speaker by Meeting Professional International, and was voted as one of the best speakers heard by Meetings & Convention Magazine. Additionally, she is Event Industry Council’s Top 30 Influential Meeting Professionals and one of Smart Meetings Magazine’s Top 50 Smart Women Leaders.
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 lover boy, Chief, the dog.
Day / Time: Saturday, January 12, 2019
- 7:30a – 8:00a Morning Spark Event (optional)
- 8:15a – 8:30a First Time Guests
- 8:00a – 9:00a Breakfast / Registration
- 9:00a – 12:00p Program
o Ed Talk by the Pros
o Featured Speaker
o Speaker Spotlight
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 1001 W. President George Bush Turnpike, Richardson, Texas 75080
Investment: Includes program and full breakfast.
Members, Candidates and Non-Local NSA Members
- $47 if pre-registered by Thursday before Meeting
- $57 onsite, morning of Meeting
- $20 Students/Staff
- $37 first time only
- $67 if pre-registered by Thursday before Meeting
- $77 onsite, morning of Meeting