When: Saturday, July 23, 2016: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Room: Grand Sonoran, Room E. JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
We’ll be holding a special meeting this year with certified meeting professional Deborah Gardner, CMP. Deborah will share “STOP CALLING ME A MEETING PLANNER! 7 Smart & Simple Ways To Be Hired Today” Have you ever wanted to know what decision makers are truly thinking about when working with you? Do you wonder what they say behind your back? Want to know what they truly need from you? If so, LISTEN UP SPEAKERS! Hear the truth straight from the horse’s mouth, someone that lives in the meeting planner world that directly understands the necessities of both the planner and speaker. If you’re serious about being hired today, attend this jam-packed information session and find out how to solve the many challenges you face when dealing with decisions makers.
Discover how to modernizing your thinking and strategies from Deborah’s on-going extensive interview process from those that hires you.
YOU WILL LEARN
- Grasp 7 ways on how to find the right contact person, to getting them to listen to you and other ideas to greatly enhance the relationship status
- Learn about the most relevant meeting industry studies and statistics that will blow your mind
- Receive a “must have” document (only available for those attending) on 35 interview questions for those that hire you
DEBORAH GARDNER, CMP:
A swimming champion turned author and performance expert, Deborah Gardner helps companies and organizational professionals advance to new levels of success with an innovative mentality – streamlining goals for maximum winning results. With a lifetime of competitive experience, Deborah is a proud Marine Brat, an Olympic trial swimmer, one of the first female Sports Broadcasters with CBS, NBC and WHO-Radio and a 27 year hospitality veteran.
Deborah is 1 of only 5 speakers worldwide with a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), most requested speaker by Meeting Professionals International, past President for the Arizona Meeting Professionals International Chapter, Convention Industry Council’s top 30 most influential meeting professionals and recently, Meetings & Convention Magazine poll by meeting professionals cited Deborah as one of the best speakers ever heard, putting her in the category with Bill Clinton, General Collin Powell, Barbara Corcoran, Les Brown, Magic Johnson and Tom Brokaw.
Deborah believes in mastering her craft on the speaking platform by acting in television commercials, conducting voiceovers and runway modeling. Deborah lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband, Jerry and lover boy, Chief, the dog that’s a favorite for program appearances. For more information, www.DeborahGardner.com, Deborah@DeborahGardner.com or just Google her, you’ll find her.