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Presentation Skills - Learn to Perfect your Marketing Pitch

  • 22 May 2013
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Olin College, #113 Academic Center, 1000 Olin Way, Needham, MA

Registration

Description

Presentation Skills - Learn to Perfect your Marketing Pitch

Presented by Larry Blumsack

Whether your goal is to speak in front of prospects, tell people about your consulting practice, or motivate your current clients, perfecting presentation skills can be extremely valuable. In this fun interactive/experiential workshop, you will:

  • Build essential communication/presentation/pitching skills
  • Learn the difference between dialogue and monolog
  • Pitching Skills for a Face-to-Face, Win/Win with prospects, clients and others.
  • How to Turn PowerPointless into an effective tool.
  • Harness the power of Storytelling to emotionally connect with your audience.
    Best practices presentation skills-Mind/Voice/Body/Media.

Larry Blumsack is the bestselling author of Face-to-Face is The Ultimate Social Media, and founder of Zoka Institute and Zoka Training®. He can claim 45 successful years of showing others how they can “do what they do best- BETTER!” He is a leading expert in unique in-person, face-to-face communication, presentation, public speaking and pitching skills for CEOs, fast-track future leaders, entrepreneurs, speakers, political/public and sports figures, attorneys, medical presenters and business development/sales professionals. Larry has coached and trained over 10,000 professionals on how to get the win/win. Multi-talented, he combines his experiences of 45 years as a serial business entrepreneur and sales and marketing trainer/coach in parallel with his simultaneous careers as a radio and television commentator, syndicated columnist, stage and TV actor and director, voice-over artist, and visual artist.

  • There will be a drawing at the end of the program for a Dragon Naturally Speaking Premium software package courtesy of Nuance Software and Zoka Institute.
  • Only participants present and seated at 7:00 p.m. will be eligible for the drawing.
  • Business cards for the drawing will be collected only at 7:00 p.m.
  • Latecomers will not be eligible for the drawing.
  • The winners must attend the entire program and be present for the drawing at the end of the program.

PLEASE NOTE: 
The meeting is open to the public. No charge for Consultants Network members or Olin College students/faculty; $5 entrance fee for all others. Casual dress.

The Consultants Network meeting starts at 6:30 PM.  The meeting location is at Olin College, 1000 Olin Way, Needham, MA, in Academic Center 113.

Driving Directions

From the East or West

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit 15 (Interstate 95/Route 128; if driving from the East; Exit 14 if driving from the West). After the tolls, follow the signs for Route 95/128 South. Exit Route 95/128 South at exit 19B (Highland Avenue, Needham). Follow Highland Avenue for 1.5 miles to a three-way intersection with Chapel and May Streets; bear slight right onto Chapel Street (to the right of the gas station). Take a right at the first light onto Great Plain Avenue/Rte 135. Then follow "From Great Plain Avenue" directions below.

Take Route 95/128 to exit 19B (Highland Avenue, Needham). Follow Highland Avenue for 1.5 miles to a three-way intersection with Chapel and May Streets; bear slight right onto Chapel Street (to the right of the gas station). Take a right at the first light onto Great Plain Avenue/Rte 135. Then follow "From Great Plain Avenue" directions below.

From Great Plain Avenue

Proceed on Great Plain Avenue for 1.5 miles and the Olin College campus will be on the right. Enter the campus at "Olin Way" and follow the road around to the left to parking lot A, which provides access to all campus buildings. The meeting is in the auditorium at "Milas Hall", which is the first building to the right, as you walk up from the main lot. Handicap parking is available.

 

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=embed&hl=en&geocode=&q=Olin+College+of+Engineering,+Olin+Way,+Needham,+MA&aq=0&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=53.080379,113.994141&ie=UTF8&hq=Olin+College+of+Engineering,+Olin+Way,+Needham,+MA&t=h&hnear=&ll=42.29058,-71.259127&spn0.

  Olin Way to enter the campus.

Check the Consultants Network website for details and last minute information of our upcoming lectures series for 2012-2013

http://www.boston-consult.com/calendar.php

For more information, e-mail cn.boston@ieee.org or chairman@boston-consult.com; or contact the chairman Steven Greffenius at 781-223-1396. The Consultants Network website is at www.boston-consult.org.