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What Clients Are Buying
During the Pandemic and Beyond

Deborah GardnerGuest Expert:

Deborah Gardner, CMP
(About Deborah)

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The Program:

This difficult time has directly impacted everyone’s personal and professional lives — especially your speaking business. That said, there is no time to wait for the meetings and events industry to return to the pre-COVID state.

But what are they looking for in presenters — or do they even know? If they don’t, how can you help them mold their event so you can contribute to its success? How do you approach those who aren’t sure what they will be doing? What are the trends and inside information so you can plan your best approach?

If you’re serious about speaking, coaching or training, hear the truth straight from someone who lives in the hospitality world and directly understands the relationship between you and the decision maker.

Appreciate why knowing more about the meetings and events industry is important to your career and learn how to get involved in the process. Discover how to modernize your new business strategies from Deborah’s on-going extensive interview process and insightful perspective from those who hire you. Get ready to MOVE FORWARD ... NOW OR NEVER! Up for the challenge?

You will learn:

  • up-to-the-minute meeting industry studies, data and developments that will impact how you do business
  • what your clients are doing now that will greatly enhance your relationships
  • internal and external factors that are impacting today’s economic environment, new meeting design, and content delivery needs
  • who is hiring speakers now (hint: they are NOT meeting planners)
  • tips to achieve your business goals once and for all!

More about our guest expert:

A swimming champion, author, speaker & competitive performance expert, Deborah Gardner helps hundreds of businesses advance to new levels of success while working and living in the fast lane. Whether her audience is servicing customers, selling, negotiating or leading, Deborah’s rising to international prominence with a fast, funny and fabulous captivating style.

Deborah’s competitive practice comes from living in the fast lane; being a Marine Brat to growing up in a small 16 foot trailer, a real life wedding crasher to an Olympic Trial swimmer, a ground-breaking leader as one of the first female broadcasters with CBS Sports and a longtime hospitality sales veteran (better known as a “Triple Threat” due to her substantial experience as a supplier, speaker and meeting professional) and today, Deborah is the voice of business meetings and events as the host for the newly popular “Hospitality Today Live” streaming video show.

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” ambassador, 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 a Smart Meetings Magazine’s Top 50 Smart Women Leaders and most recently crowned Mrs. Arizona 2020 and 2021. 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.


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