Public Speaking: The Business Game Changer December 3, 2021, 12:00pm EST December 3, 2021, 1:00pm EST

What does it take to become a thought leader? To be seen as the expert or authority in your field? What will it take to drive more business or connect to potential partners? How do you get on the fast track to media coverage or get industry associations to promote you or your business?

Often, nothing more than the willingness to speak up and share your thoughts and experiences in public. Public speaking (whether in-person or online) can help drive your business in new and exciting ways.

But how do you get onstage? How do you go from audience member to keynoter?

While other presenters talk about the act of speaking in front of an audience, we’ll give you an insider’s view of the events and conferences world. You’ll learn how to land speak opportunities that get prospective clients coming to you.

You’ll learn:

What speaking can do for you and your business
How to determine what kinds of speaking opportunities are right for you.
How to find opportunities and secure them.
How to leverage speaking opportunities to grow your business.
How the pandemic impacted the speaking world and opened up new opportunities
Speaker Bio

Bobbie Carlton is the founder of Carlton PR & Marketing, Innovation Nights and Innovation Women, or, as she calls them, the day job, the night job and the dream job. Carlton is an entertaining, tell-like-it-is speaker who speaks extensively (and passionately) about public speaking and how it can be the driving force behind career growth and business success. She's a TEDx speaker; the entertaining startup event host; she's spoken at the United Nations; and she's been on the main stage for some of the world’s best-known conferences for technical and professional women. Carlton has been featured on CBS News, in the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, USA Today and other major media. She’s inspired thousands of technical, entrepreneurial and executives to take control of their own speaking careers and worked with event managers to deliver diverse and inclusive events.

Public Speaking: The Business Game Changer