March 10, 2018 – NSA GLAC Featuring Deborah Gardner
March 10 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Deborah Gardner, CMP
GET HIRED :
Economically, technological, politically and other factors are changing the way you do business. And, all you want to do is out-smart, out maneuver others so you own that space. Well, that’s not going to happen. Unless, you attend this jam-packed information session and find out the real facts about those that hire you.
If you’re serious about being successful today, hear the truth straight from the horse’s mouth, someone that lives in the meetings world that directly understands the relationship between the meeting & event professional and YOU! Explore the internal and external factor that is impacting the economic environment, meeting design and content delivery. Take a look at why knowing more about the meetings industry is important to your career and how to get involved in the process.
Discover how to modernize your business strategies from Deborah’s on-going extensive meeting industry interview process and insightful perspective from those that hire you.
Disclaimer: There’s no fake news here. Realize those that hire you are NOT meeting planners! Instead,
this is about real people with real stories and real situations that deal with you. No techniques, no
strategies, just straight answers that’s delivered on steroids, red bull and a double espresso.
- Better understand what your client job duties really are to greatly enhance your relationships
- Learn about the most up-to-the-minute meeting industry studies, data and developments that will blow your mind
- Realize the best practices that will help you communicate the value of meetings
Deborah Gardener, CMP is
A swimming champion turned author & competitive performance expert, Deborah Gardner, CMP helps
companies and organization professionals advance to new levels of success streamlining their goals for
maximum winning results.
With a lifetime of competitive experience, Deborah has a wealth of practice being a Marine Brat, an Olympic
Trial swimmer, a ground-breaking leader as one of the first female broadcasters with CBS Sports and WHORadio
and a 27 year hospitality sales veteran. Today, Deborah is rising to international prominence with an
entertaining and humorous sassy presentation approach by proving to help hundreds of people worldwide to
discover their competitive spirit.
Deborah is a Certified Meeting Professional recipient. Actually, she is 1 of only 6 CMP speakers globally that
has received this prestige credential, a “Meetings Mean Business” advocate, most requested speaker by Meeting
Professional International, Meetings & Convention Magazine meeting planners voted Deborah as one of the
best speakers heard, Event Industry Council’s Top 30 Influential Meeting Professionals and the 2017 Top 50
Smart Women Leaders by Smart Meetings Magazine.
Whether keynoting or consulting, Deborah believes in mastering her craft on the platform by doing television
commercial work as an actor, conducting voice-overs and runway modeling. Deborah lives in Arizona with her
husband, Jerry and her 12 year old lover boy, Chief, the dog.
RECENT TESTIMONIALS: CPAE’S & NSA INFLUENCE CONVENTION 2017 ABOUT DEBORAH GARDNER, CMP
“What a bonus to hear Deborah give
practical and valuable advice about dealing with our clients. Her in-depth and current information is extremely
helpful for new or seasoned speakers. A must attend informational program!”
…”Deborah gives amazing stats on the meetings industry, and information that is incredibly valuable for now and the future. Deborah is a Pro speaking to Pros and entertainment wise, she is not to be missed!”
“Just when you think you know what’s going on in
the meetings industry, BAM—there’s another change, another trend, another development that impacts speakers. That’s why Deborah is such a gold mine for speakers who are trying to keep up with industry news. She is so funny and doesn’t stay one step ahead; she stays a football field ahead of what’s going on in the wild world of meetings. She is my go-to expert for the meetings industry—and once you see her present, she will be