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Tonya Hofmann
Tonya Hofmann
“Change the World from the Front of the Room!”tm

Engage your audience into your perfect community with MASSIVE Results for Your Speaking Business!
How? Filter!
-Step 1: Find Core Rules
-Step 2: Filter Out
-Step 3: Filter In
-Step 4: Create an Fabulous Community & Clientele!

CEO & Founder of the Public Speakers Association
Globally Sought After Speaker
Best Selling Author of 7 Books
Cover of 5 Magazines
Winner of HUGE Awards like the EBC’s 2016 Global Mentorship Award & eWomenNetwork’s Business Matchmaker of the year!
Host of the Tonya Hofmann’s Fabulous TV Show
Patty Farmer
Patty Farmer
“Social Selling: 5 Steps to Putting the Social Back in Sales”

Social selling, by definition, is the process of developing relationships as part of the sales process. In today’s business environment this often takes place via social networking but can actually take place both online or offline.
Studies have proven that 60% of a buying decision is made before a salesperson is even in the conversation.
In this presentation you will learn how to position yourself as a thought leader and industry expert, and how to identify who the real decision makers are, what is important to them, and what they actually need in order to influence their purchasing decisions before your competition does.

Patty Farmer is a Marketing Strategist, International Speaker, Radio Host, Event Producer & Best-Selling Author specializing in Marketing & Business Growth Strategies and works with lifestyle entrepreneurs and speakers to attract and convert their ideal clients 24/7 so they can make a bigger impact in the world, and even bigger deposits in their bank account.
Patty has created a network of 100,000 + connections while teaching thousands of entrepreneurs, coaches, speakers & authors to connect, collaborate and convert in less time and make more money while designing the lifestyle they want to live.
#3 of the “Top Ten Media Speakers You Need to Know” and has been awarded the “International Collaborator of the Year” as well as the “Social Media Influencer of the Year” andis known internationally as the Networking CEO.
Douglas Vermeeren
Douglas Vermeeren
“5 Essentials to positioning yourself as a speaking expert”

There are so many people out there striving to fill their events, find speaking opportunities, coaching clients and opportunities. I have figured out a system that has allowed me to do just that. Using my system I have now been the featured expert in the media featured on hundreds of TV, radio, podcasts, magazine and newspaper articles. I have increased the number of speaking opportunities per year by over 70%. Using my system I have increased my sales and conversions from the stage. This system has made it easier and predictable. Do you want to sell more and make selling easier? I’d like to invite you to join me for a special presentation designed specifically to share with you how to position yourself as a speaking expert. As a thank to you for doing so all attendees will receive the gift of my audio CD Secrets of High Profit Speakers” Just for attending!

The Speaking Business Multiplier Are you ready to level up your speaking business? Create highly profitable speaking businesses, Position yourself as an expert, Attract media attention, Get publishing deals, Get more speaking gigs, Speak internationally and JV with other top names in the business.
Jane Deuber
Jane Deuber
“Attract, engage and enroll your ideal clients by harnessing he power of assessments and quizes”

Studies show that incorporating assessments and quizzes into your marketing mix is the most effective way to engage your ideal clients, personalize your communication and increase your closing rate without selling your soul or losing your sanity. Join our special guest, Jane Deuber, as she shares how to… – Have a “prospect-centered” call to action that stands out in a sea of look-alike offers – Personalize your communication and offer the perfect next step based on what they need – Stop giving your time to “tire kickers” and the “uncommitted” who are not open to investing – Conduct enrollment conversations that serve the prospect and position you as the expert – Effortlessly share how you help clients create the meaningful shifts they are wanting

Jane Deuber is a sought-after business strategist, two-time author, international speaker, and business coach helping mission-driven entrepreneurs build a highly profitable business that gives them the lifestyle they desire. While armed with a Master’s in International Business, it’s really Jane’s 30 years in the entrepreneurial trenches, building seven successful businesses, that equipped her with the insights for creating a bottom line breakthrough no matter where you are on your entrepreneurial path.
Elliot Kay
Elliot Kay
“Get Your Speaking Strategy Sorted”

All the way from London, Elliot will be sharing his strategy system you can use to create a successful and profitable speaking career. The most fundamental part of any business is the ‘heartbeat’ – the purpose, WHY you exist. This drives your actions and having your heartbeat aligned with your strategy is what will ensure you achieve success. Together you will create your speaking business ‘heartbeat’.
Elliot will be sharing his personal experience of losing everything and how he used this strategy tool to build three 6 figure businesses, find happiness, freedom and a healthy work/life balance.

Elliot is all about strategy! Educating entrepreneurs all about the importance of strategy in the business. Elliot is a Strategy Mentor, international speaker, trainer & author of the Amazon best seller Power To Succeed.
Elliot mentors businesses to grow their turnover, working with the change-makers of the world. His mission is to bring solid business strategy to highly skilled individuals, enabling them to do more good in the world – and get paid for it!
Norma Hollis
Norma Hollis
“Align with Authenticity”

What role is authenticity playing in your personal life and your speaking career? Are they aligned? In this session you will learn the role of authenticity for speakers and discover what is authentic for you. Learn what it means to be an authentic speaker and how you can align yourself with authenticity for greatest success.

An icon in the professional speaking industry, Norma was the first African-American woman to own a speakers bureau for ethnic speakers. She has coached speakers, from all levels, for the last 20 years. Her platform is authenticity and she helps speakers find, live and share their authentic voice in powerful and profit generating ways. If you are interested in shaving years off your learning curve toward success, you need Norma.
Tony Wilkins
Tony Wilkins
“Using Influential Networking to book more speaking gigs”

Like any business owner you’re always looking for ways to get your name in front of your target audience whether it’s thru advertising, cold calling, public speaking or networking and selling. Join bestselling author and radio personality Tony Wilkins as he shares his best tips for generating revenue and building brand awareness thru this unique approach to networking and selling.
Topics include
*The 2 questions to ask when meeting someone for the first time
*How to use that info to build influence
*How to build your influence and get others to promote you
*How to network effectively without leaving your home or office

Tony Wilkins is the host of the Internet sensation Small Business Forum Radio www.blogtalkradio.com/tonywilkins reaching nearly 250,000 listeners worldwide.
Mr. Wilkins is also the publisher of Small Business Forum Magazine, and Podium Magazine.
In 2017 Tony will produce 14 conferences including his week of workshops which will bring startups,small business owners and corporations together under one roof.
Katrina Sawa
Katrina Sawa
“Marketing Basics for Consistent Cash Flow”

Come to this presentation and learn: • The basics of what makes a good marketing plan • Top 10 revenue generating activities every small business owner should be doing weekly if not daily to get more clients consistently • How to automate your marketing so you can reach MORE people with your message and your gifts!

Katrina Sawa is known as The JumpStart Your Biz Coach because she literally kicks her clients and their businesses into high gear. Katrina is the author of Love Yourself Successful and the creator of the JumpStart Your Marketing® System and she helps you make more money doing what you love. Katrina has been featured on the Oprah & Friends XMRadioNetwork, ABC and TheCW plus she is the PSA National Collaborator of the Year 2016.
Paul Finck, The Maverick Millionaire
Paul Finck, The Maverick Millionaire
“$100,000 Bootcamp Abundance”

Create Your $100,000 Bootcamp The Maverick Way™ You are a speaker, trainer, coach? You want to monetize what you do. Have an event – a 3 day Bootcamp – the right way and create $100,000 weekend for yourself. Paul Finck has worked with some of the best-known speakers in the country and helped them take their companies and events to the next level. His company has sold over $30 million in coaching packages in live events all over the world. I this presentation he will share with you the keys that can make the difference between a highly successful 6 and 7 figure event and one where you lose your shirt.

Founder of The Maverick Selling System™ Best selling Author International Speaker Business Consultant Life Coach Wife, Deborah, and is father to THREE SETS OF TWINS Paul Finck has worked with some of the best-known speakers in the country and helped to take their companies and events to the next level. His company has sold over $30 million in coaching packages in live events all over the world.
Jon Block
Jon Block
“Master Your Personal Story from Stage: It’s Worth Gold!”

As entrepreneurs, your personal story is the MOST important element of your presentation. Whether speaking to rooms or expressing it online, your unique personal story is the key pathway for your audiences to “get” you.
During this talk, you will:
– Learn the structure for crafting a compelling personal story
– Discover how to emotionally engage your audience so they say YES more than ever!
– Find out what makes you unique in a way that your audience will pay you LOTS more

Through his speaker training & networking organization SPEAKER VENTURE, since 2011 Jon Block has personally mentored over 1500 entrepreneurs to use public speaking to dramatically increase their revenue and social impact. These entrepreneurs discover their original voice and their highest contribution, while earning hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Jon has spoken on 500+ stages, sharing the stage with the biggest leaders in the entrepreneur and human potential movement. Jon was named 1 of the Top 20 Conscious Entrepreneurs of 2013. And Jesse Koren of Thrive Academy said: “Jon cares so much about making a difference for people – he is willing to risk anything. An incredible man.”
Jon is most proud of Speaker Venture, which participants have called “life-changing” and “the best event they’ve ever attended.”
Inez Bracy
Inez Bracy
“How To Travel With Confidence”

All your life you have longed to travel but are afraid of getting lost so you say no to all the wonderful travel opportunities offered to you by family and friends. Does the mere thought of going someplace alone cause you confusion and anxiety? You keep proving to yourself that you cannot easily go from place to place because you find yourself lost whenever in unfamiliar territory.
What would it mean to you if you could go where you want and when you want without being afraid?

Inez Bracy, Audacious Living Coach, World Traveler, Author and Speaker is passionately committed to coaching self-employed and executive women over 50 to achieve confidence, clarity, choice, courage and freedom to create and live their life on their own terms.
Inez guides you to achieve the results you desire and the life you imagine.
Johnny “JR” Read
Johnny “JR” Read
“How to build a successful business”

Xcellent Choice Global Overview: Take 3 of the top commodities in the world, combine them in a brand new opportunity, throw in a dash of diamonds, and develop a plan that will help you build the business of your dream on a global base!

Former United States Marine. CEO for Xcellent Choice Global Has spent the last 28 years in the direct selling industry. Top producer and Life Coach. Currently.
Mark Alyn
Mark Alyn
“Video That Helps Speakers Sell!”

How authors can harness the power of video to get more gigs, sell more books and have fun doing it!

For more than 20 years Mark has talked with celebrities, government leaders and authors. Lots of authors! He often is the first to feature authors on Late Night Health. Years ago he was the first to talk with Earl Mindell, author of “The Vitamin Bible”. He works with authors and others in prepping them for radio, TV and live presentations.
Emily Letran
Emily Letran
“AMPLIFY Your Life and Business with PRODUCTIVITY and INFLUENCE”

Personal story coming to the US as a refugee Strategies to achieve success:
PRODUCTIVITY: habits, time management, prioritizing tasks, leverage teamwork
INFLUENCE: my journey to become a speaker

Dr. Emily Letran is a general dentist who owns two multi-specialty family and cosmetic dentistry group practices in Southern California.
Dr. Letran is a Certified High Performance Coach trained at the High Performance Academy. She is the Life Guide for business professionals who want to create exceptional success so they can enjoy great family life while achieving business growth. She is also the Founder and Board Director of the Emily Letran Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing dental care for the under-priviledged and outreach communities.
Dr. Letran is an author of several books: “From Refugee to Renaissance Woman,” “Commit…Embracing Your Big Life, Celebrating the Entrepreneur’s Family, Business, Passion, and Fun,” “The Ultimate Guide to Having A Beautiful Smile That Transforms Your Life,” and “Keep Smiling, Shift Happens.”
Catherine Saykaly-Stevens
Catherine Saykaly-Stevens
“3 Barriers to Extraordinary Fan Engagement Leading to Sales Conversion”

Posting social media alone will not convert to sales. Discover how a slight shift in how you present your content will lead to Extraordinary Fan Engagement. Catherine will share this hidden crucial key to Fan Engagement to appeal to a diverse audience over multiple social media platforms.

Catherine Saykaly-Stevens is an author, speaker, and trainer – specializing in Social Media and Extraordinary Fan-Engagement. She mentors entrepreneurs, authors, speakers, and coaches to grow their fan-engagement deepening their connection to their community for audience growth, influence building, and sales conversions. Catherine is the on the Social Media team of the Evolutionary Business Council (EBC) with a collective reach of 141 Million and is the co-host of two shows: ‘EBE-Live’ and ‘Social Buzz U’.
David L. Jackson, Jr.
David L. Jackson, Jr.
“Five Essential Keys to Go Global Now”

An overview of five critical things that anyone must know or do in order to take their product or service global immediately.

David Jackson is a global entrepreneur, management consultant, speaker and coach. He travels extensively throughout the United States and overseas building international bridges between entities ranging from sole proprietorship’s, to corporations, to governments. He brings over 30 years of global business experience to the marketplace.
T. Allen Hanes
T. Allen Hanes
“How Everything You’ve Been Taught About Generating Leads and Growing Your Business Is Wrong!”

Everything you’ve ever learned about generating leads and growing your business is wrong. Everything you’ve ever heard, everything you’ve ever tried, and everything you’ve ever done — it’s all wrong. What I want to do in this short presentation is teach you a system for marketing your business… to a point where it becomes instantly obvious to your prospects that they would be an idiot to do business with anyone other than you… at anytime, anywhere or at any price.

T. Allen Hanes, CEO of The Authority Syndicate Group, A Retired US Navy Photographer, and Video Producer; International Speaker and a #1 Best-Selling Author of Simple Online Video Marketing for Business Owners, and The Authority Mindset, BOLD Helping You Unleash The Hero Within, co-authored with Les Brown the number one motivational speaker in the world, he loves teaching entrepreneurs across the globe how they can “Awaken” and claim their authority through publishing and media.
Drew Hunthausen
Drew Hunthausen
“The Power of ANGEL”

In the midst of our challenges, the wonderful truth I have come to know is that the hand we are dealt in life is never the one we envisioned for ourselves, but with the grace of God and the help of others, it is a hand we can learn to play with joy, peace, and love! Come on a journey with me and let me show you how!

Speaker and Bestselling Author Drew Hunthausen, went from an 11 Year old playing baseball and golf, to suffering near death in a 3 month long coma, and emerging totally blind, hearing impaired, and unable to even sit-up by himself.
Today Drew has resumed Snow Skiing, is an awarded Triathlete, and inspires audiences with his message of how to meet life’s challenges with love, hope, encouragement, and no excuses!
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Alicia White
Alicia White
“Start Working on Your Speaker Sheet TODAY”

Today, you will get started on the number one tool speakers need: a speaker sheet (also called a speaker one sheet). Alicia will walk you through the important elements of the speaker sheet and explain how to best showcase your value to help you get booked for speaking gigs. During this presentation, you will work on your own speaker sheet blueprint as Alicia provides step by step instruction By the end of the session, you will: – take home a working blueprint to complete your speaker sheet with certainty – learn which speaker sheet elements catch the attention of event hosts – have a clear understanding of the speaker sheet elements to best showcase your expertise and speaking abilities

“Alicia White is the go to professional for the speaker who is ready to share their message with the world. Alicia founded Back of the Room Productions and SpeakerSheets.com to give clients professional graphic design, powerful marketing tools, and consultation on business and speaking. strategy. Speaker and International Best Selling Author, Alicia serves as a Partnering Director for the Public Speakers Association and Women Speakers Association recognized her as a “Women You Need to Know.”
Sheila Unique
Sheila Unique
“Frustrated and Frazzled to Empowered and Energized: Handling OMG Moments from Stage!”

Feeling frustrated when things don’t go as planned? Feeling frazzled before, during and after a speaking event? Learn to be PRO-Active the Unique Approach way. Experience feeling empowered knowing you can handle anything. Walk away with transferable skills to tap into fresh energy and renew your passion for speaking.

Sheila Unique empowers the front-line influencers of the children of today, so all can enjoy a stronger, more peaceful world tomorrow. Sheila is CEO and Founder of The Unique Approach. She’s an expert in the field of teacher and student achievement. Sheila is a globally sought after speaker and best selling author. She hosts The Unique Approach TV Show and is a guest star on many radio shows.
Ernesto Mercado
Ernesto Mercado
“Noble, Notable and Notorious, Core Energies for Evoking Global Movement”

Learn and understand these 3 archetypal energies needed to create a real movement that draws attention. How powerful is your core message? Is it clear? Does it create and convey something people want to follow? (to the back of the room and sign-up?)

Ernesto Mercado has over 35 years of experience in business as a consultant, speaker and trainer. He is a Lifetime Affiliate Member of Thrive Academy with a membership of over 700 coaches world-wide. In 2015 Ernesto was recognized as being number two out of the top ten senior lifetime members for his content and delivery as a speaker.
Carmen Buck
Carmen Buck
“Move on Over Headshots! Business Portraits are Here!”

Rock your business with business portraits. Your images should quickly answer the who, what, where, why and how for your clients. You will learn what questions to ask a photographer, the services your business needs and guidance on the kind of images you need. It’s an energetic, fun and highly informational talk which will rock your business! Move over Headshots- Business Portraits Are Here!

Carmen creates meaningful images and projects for businesses, families, and couples who want something well beyond the ordinary. She is a photographer, author, speaker and nurse practitioner. She collaborates with businesses to produce video, still images and business portraits. Headshots have being replaced by the Business Portraits!
Her upcoming book Love Still Lives Here(Fall, 2017) is filled with stories and images of challenges and devotion as told by those impacted by dementia
Christine Powers
Christine Powers
“The Paradox of Power”

Most of us share ourselves with the world through a carefully constructed lens through which we think others wish to see.The responsibility as public figures that we actually hold is the exact opposite: To allow the fires in our lives to burn away our artificial vision of who we think we are and shed layer upon layer to remember and rekindle who we really are. Unadorned and unaffected. Fabulous and not perfect. Through this continuing journey into ultimate vulnerability comes our greatest opportunity, strength, and ability to connect with and influence others. The key to unlocking true power lies waiting for us to discover deep within our hearts.

Christine Powers is a Cathedral of Sound. She is a movement, expressing herself through constantly evolving creation, which often looks like speaking, writing, teaching, mentoring, designing… and singing. Christine is an activator – awakening hearts – always inviting us to uncover our unique soul-signature and break free of our perceived limitations. An ordained minister, Reiki Master-Teacher and sound healer, Christine lives with her family on 100 wild acres in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.
Christy Iwuchukwu
Christy Iwuchukwu
“Take A Chance”

Christy will share three principles on how to take advantage of an opportunity even in the mist of uncertainty. Its call the CNI principle.
1. The first principle: Call out your inner strength. God has put an inner strength in each of us and sometimes, it’s hard to see and believe in ourselves especially when we get hit by life, we think of our past challenges and failures.
2. The second principle- Never lose sight of your purpose, you have been here to inspire people, you have come to change lives, you have come to make a difference, and if you never lose sight of your purpose you don’t focus on the past challenges, struggles, failures, mistakes, you focus on the people and no matter everything we faced in the past.
3. The last CNI principle: How you take advantage of an opportunity even in the mist of pain. The I, Invest in yourself. Position yourself. Why? When you invest in yourself, you increase your value, you increase your mindset. You increase your mental capacity to go after what you want.

• CEO and founder of ChosenPath GlobalTM • Author- Speaker-Coach, Trainer, Facilitator, and a Mentor. • Guest Speaker on multiple national TV shows • Host of Christy Iwuchukwu’s Brilliance TV, a program spotlighting the defining moments and accomplishments of today’s top business leaders, entrepreneurs, and most successful individuals. • Drawing from her own life experience, Christy has developed an undeniable passion for helping women to unlock their Brilliance for a life of abundance.
Leasha West
Leasha West
“BONUS Celebrity Interview”

Interviewed by Tonya Hofmann

Leasha West is a Marine Corps veteran, entrepreneur and Forbes Finance Council member. With the explosive success of her firm West Insurance & Financial Group, she is the nation’s leading expert in insurance and retirement planning. As an award-winning speaker, West was featured at Harvard Business School; the Global Entrepreneurship Initiative at United Nations. West received notoriety as West Point Faculty at the US Military Academy and as the Keynote at NASA Space Center Houston.

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