Don’t Let Your Attendees Commit a Crime at Your Next Event!
Suspect Name: Marty Marketer
Known Aliases: Sally Salesperson, Joe Jobseeker, Arthur Author, Valerie Vendor, Holly Homeshow, that guy everyone avoids at the networking event
Common Hangouts: Networking events, conferences, restaurants, job fairs, seminars
Crime Description: This person is seemingly everywhere. Victims innocently introduce
themselves at a networking meeting or step into an elevator at a conference, and are suddenly verbally assaulted by a 30-60 second barrage of facts about the perpetrator and his self-professed business genius, attacks known in some circles as “the elevator speech.” These attacks are generally unprovoked and leave the victim bored, frightened, and/or unable to respond. Victims report an intense desire to get away from “the elevator speech” (aka “elevator pitch”), while also expressing regret that “he seemed
like a nice guy.”
The only way to stop the madness is to “Kill the Elevator Speech.” That’s right — you can kill this “tool” that no one likes to give or hear. Before you can do that, though, you need special training. That’s where Special Agent Felicia Slattery, M.A., M. Ed. comes in.
A well-known speaker and consultant, Slattery has literally written the book on killing the elevator speech, and she will pass on her years of knowledge and experience to your meeting attendees, “deputizing” them in the fight against the elevator speech. In her signature warm, engaging, and witty style, Felicia Slattery will give the audience the tools they need to develop a more natural — and effective — style of networking communication that doesn’t rely on memorizing an unremarkable introduction.
From Happy Meeting Planners:
“Thanks for the great presentation Felicia. It was very well received. In talking with a few of the Illinois Division officers afterwards, they mentioned their interest in having you speak at a future Illinois Division event, so we’ll pass your information on to them. I received only positive comments about you! In fact, you were rated as the top speaker we have ever had.”
~ Marie Herman, Illinois Association of Administrative Professionals, Two Rivers Chapter
“Felicia did a terrific job speaking to the women practitioners of Deloitte Consulting! Her presentation was enthusiastic, exciting, engaging and relevant to the those who attended the presentation. She did a phenomenal job with demonstrating how we can build our confidence and credibility with the 3 C’s.
She was very accommodating to work with and tailored her presentation to suit our needs while catering her schedule to fit ours. This was an informative, engaging and brilliant presentation!”
“Immense insight, knowledge and tools were provided in a very short span! The examples were absolutely relevant to our day-to-day lives making the discussion extremely lively and engaging. The tools provided were highly applicable and easily usable to our daily work. The event, on the whole, was an absolute pleasure! Thanks.”
~Jennifer Tigas, Information Management | Technology Consulting, CRUCIAL Deloitte, LLC