Training for CMP’s, Event, Conference and Hospitality Professionals


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Develop Core Communication Skills &
Prepare Powerful Stories

Webinars to develop your skills

CMP_PPP PreCheckMost planners spend time developing communication plans but fail to consider the importance of being strategic and intentional with their verbal communications.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand that in your role it is important to be an effective “speaker” and an effective “sales person”
  • How to be more strategic in your verbal presentation style to achieve better results
  • The importance of being intentional about how you sequence and structure messages

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CMP_PPP PreCheckThis session will introduce you to the three Personality Styles of your stakeholders and share ideas and techniques to help you connect more effectively with them.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the 3 Communication Personality Styles
  • Understand why many people have two different styles
  • Identify your own style
  • How to quickly identify the stakeholder’s style
  • Adjusting your style to theirs

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CMP_PPP PreCheckYour events have many moving parts and people who are relying on you to bring it all together. Miscommunications can quickly derail all of your hard work. In this session you will explore the three keys to asking powerful questions to help you quickly gather more accurate and detailed information.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the 3 Keys to Powerful Questions
  • Learn the technique to ask questions that trigger better information
  • Understand the importance of building a question library

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CMP_PPP PreCheckPlanning your event requires you to communicate with a large number of people. The more clearly you are able to communicate the more effective you will be.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the 4 Keys to Clarity
  • Deep Dive into simplifying your message to make sure it is heard and acted on
  • Understand the importance of your vocal style when discussing details

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CMP_PPP PreCheckThe more effective way to market and promote events (or products and services) is through the use of a powerful story. In this session you will learn the basic techniques to craft a strategic, intentional, and clear story for your target audience.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the 3 Reasons Stories Sell
  • How to select valuable stories to use
  • The elements of a Powerful Story
  • How to use “Less Words=More Message” and “Tell the Story NOT the Backstory” to create engaging stories

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CMP_PPP PreCheckBuild your skills with the Communication Skills PowerPack that includes all 5 webinars and 5 CE Clock Hours 

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Develop Your Presentation Skills for
Powerful Discussions and Presentations

*** Webinars to be available Fall 2016

The ROI of your corporate meetings will be determined by the quality of the presentations that occur on stage and in break-out sessions.

You may be considering spending budget dollars on a keynote speaker for your event BUT be cautious as there are hidden risks. In this session you will explore the risks and mitigation strategies of hiring a speaker including making sure your internal speakers are properly prepared for the event. Learn the 5-step process that helps you create a content rich, high value event and lay the foundation for your future events.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and mitigate the risks of hiring a keynote speaker
  2. Learn the 5-step process for creating content rich events
  3. Understand the process of developing your in-house “speakers”
Whether you are selling your idea, your product, or your service, it is time to “Switch the Pitch” because stories sell. The more effectively you use stories the faster others will connect to your message and take the actions you recommend.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the 3 Reasons Why Stories Sell
  • How to balance traditional Features and Benefits with stories
  • The art of selling ideas with stories
  • The magic of a 90 second story

Simply having a great story is not enough… you need to be able to communicate your story. In this session you will explore the techniques required to engage other people more effectively.

Learning Objectives:

  • The importance of Vocal Variety in all forms of discussions
  • How incongruence destroys your message
  • The effective use of speed and silence to improve your message
As a powerful story teller you will be positioned to help others communicate, position yourself for advancement, and increase your ability to motivate others.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of transitions
  • Learn the 5 High Impact delivery skills
  • 3 Tips to help you incorporate stories into any discussion
Most people believe practicing stories is only for professional speakers. In this session you will learn the importance of practicing your stories and the most important practice techniques that will let you improve your results through powerful stories.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how your unpracticed story hurts your conversations
  • The 3 Step Practice Process
  • Learn how to review your own story and interpret it as others do
A Communication Skills PowerPack that includes a total of 5 webinars and 5 CE Clock Hours