I will design my presentation to meet your time frame from 30 minutes to two
days. I have the experience to be flexible enough to adapt to your changing
needs. I will do whatever I can to work within your time requirements.
I provide complete copies of my presentations
handouts and, when appropriate,
substantial collateral material. This will be customized with your event or
group logo and usually it will be 8-12 pages long depending on the program. I
often receive compliments on the completeness and helpfulness of my
My course notes typically
will be emailed to you for copying as PowerPoint document three weeks prior to your event.
If preferred, I can simply bring the copies with me at basic reproduction costs.
bring my own laptop computer (1024 x 768 resolution), advance mechanism and
AV Equipment to be provided:
A data projector
LCD) with 1200+ lumens output and 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution.
A standard skirted rolling
AV cart, 42-inch high (1.1M) - I use this instead of a lectern.
A wireless lapel
microphone (with audiences greater than 50 persons)
AC power to the
lectern (the cart) and to the data
A computer-projector connecting cable
(up to 25 ft. or 8 meters long depending on room size)
A sound patch from my
computer to the PA system (mini-plug output) -- needed for some of the
Set up requirements:
I prefer to
work from the floor rather than use a stage/riser unless the audience
The area above the screen
needs to be darkened in order to provide good contrast.
I work with a
variety of seating configurations depending on your set up needs, but my
preferred seating is chevron schoolroom. With a
background of 20 years planning large meetings, I can assist with optimal
seating configurations for your audience.
My speaking fee ranges from
$4,000 (North America) to US$6,000 (non-North American
engagements). For that, I will give you a 100% satisfaction guarantee. You
will be delighted with the presentation or your money back.
Coach airfare and basic travel/meal expenses (nothing
extravagant) are charged. Full itemization and receipts are provided. Where
applicable, airfare will be shared among clients. Every effort will be
made to keep expenses to a bare minimum.
Speaker bureaus typically charge a commission of 25% of a speaker’s fee.
I am willing to pay this commission to anyone who refers a client to me
resulting in a full-fee speaking booking! So, if you know of someone that could
that are informative, fun and
user-friendly, please help me
and I will send
you the commission!
Can't accept referral
money? I will donate your referral finder's fee to your favorite charity in your
I will bring an introduction customized to your group and to
the specific topic as standard procedure. This will be printed in a large font
for easy reading. I can also email this in advance if desired.
The Web is changing
the way meeting professionals do business. Understanding and preparing for these
changes well help us all to do our jobs more efficiently.
is well prepared to address this issue.
an experienced meeting planner having run international, citywide technology meetings for nearly 20 years.
the technology columnist for 5 meeting industry publications including Corporate
Meetings and Incentives.
has been named by MeetingNews Magazine for the past three years as one of “The
25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry.”
is Meeting Professionals International's 2002 International Supplier of
the Year and is one of MPI seven founding Global Chancellors.
he will discuss the emerging web and wireless trends will be changing all of
Publicity photos for
your program or Web site are available upon request either mailed as hard copy or emailed
as a high-resolution file. Nearly all graphic formats can be provided.
Here are a variety of photos that can be copied
directly. The images below are of suitable resolution for Web-based photos (75dpi). For higher
resolution photos suitable for printing, simply click on the desired photo, copy
and resize the larger image that appears.