6 | SPEAKER | March 2017
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Mark your calendar to attend Influence 2017, the premier confer- ence for professional speaking. Influence 2017 promises to
jump-start your business, give you the
tools and techniques to improve your
stage presence, and provide a unique
opportunity to connect with colleagues
from all over the world. Plus, you’ll
leave energized with new strategies
to increase your bookings and tips to
turbocharge your social media presence.
Whether you’re new to the speaking
field or a seasoned pro, you’ll connect
with old colleagues and make valuable
new friends. You’ll learn about the
newest technologies that can help you
increase your revenue stream. You’ll see
some killer presentations. And, you’ll
learn strategies to increase your bottom
line and amplify your stage presence.
Most important, you’ll get energized to
move your business to the next level!
Connect, Collaborate, Ignite!
Let’s face it . . . the life of a speaking
pro can be a roller coaster. Everyone’s
been on the downside with no bookings, your 1995 wardrobe needs a massive update, and you can’t seem to pick
up the phone to motivate! Then again,
you’ve got to love those days when you
have bookings on the calendar months
ahead, your social media is on overdrive, and your agent just announced
that you are on a best-seller list again!
For some, having bookings from here
to the Magic Kingdom is just a dream. For
others, it’s reality. Fortunately, Influence
2017 is where dreams get transformed
It’s Time to Make Some Magic!
into reality. This year, it will be held in
the most magical of places: Walt Disney
World in Orlando, Fla., July 8-11.
Invest in Your Future
We are bringing you the perfect combination of location, content and experience to ignite your heart, equip your
mind and spark your mojo. Combine
that with a lineup of business experts,
speaking legends and world influencers,
and you’ve got the makings of an event
for the record books! That’s what’s
awaiting you this year at Influence
2017. Not only will it be the premier
gathering of world-class speaking pros
ready to give and share the tactics, skill
sets and practices to take your business
to the next level, but it’s an opportunity to make this a wonderful event
for the whole family.
Yes, a convention takes time and
costs money. But what a payoff! You’ll
learn to deliver more impactful presentations. You’ll learn strategies that you
can immediately implement. And trust
us, you’ll have experiences that will
leave you saying, “That just happened?!
I’m SO glad I was here!”
Your event co-chairs, Christine Cashen,
CSP, CPAE, and Michael Hoffman,
CSP, have been working diligently with
the NSA staff to create a memorable
and impactful experience with a dash
of shenanigans. The foundation of
Influence 2017 is based on feedback
from past events. As a result, the co-
chairs have assembled a stellar group
of professionals in the following areas:
Networking, Technology, Book Writing,
Online Education, Sales and Marketing,
Platform Skills, Media, Running a
Speaking Business, and New Speakers/
Seasoned Speakers sessions.
The main-stage presentations
will knock your socks off. You’ll see
Emmanuel Kelly from the X Factor;
wildly successful entrepreneur Colin
Sprake; master storyteller Kindra Hall;
and international magician Vinh Giang.
Other fantastic presenters include
NSA’s own David Horsager, CSP, and
Patrick Henry, CSP, among others.
Your Fast Pass to Success
If you want more bookings, then
reserve your e-ticket for the ride of the
year. Come join the world’s influencers
and get answers to your burning questions and so much more. We’ll make
magic and memories that will last a
lifetime. See you there!
Influence 2017 Co-Chairs:
Christine Cashen, CSP, CPAE
Michael Hoffman, CSP
GEAR UP FOR