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Chapter Program: Crystal Washington April 3 2020

April 3, 2020 - 8:30
Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons, 3121 West Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro, North Carolina 27407

Power Tools for A Profitable Speaking Business

Having a successful and sustainable speaking business requires more than simply rocking the stage. Developing systems and policies are key! Let Crystal Washington, CSP share some of the most powerful and underutilized tools for extraordinary business growth. Whether you are a new speaker or a seasoned veteran, you’ll learn new ways to leverage old tools and the coolest new tech for business growth.

1. Discover how to create a system for prospecting

2. Learn the best tools for event management

3. Uncover how to market yourself to grow your business

Crystal Washington

Crystal Washington works with organizations that want to leverage technology to increase profits and productivity. Technology includes social media, apps, smartphones, and the web. Hired by companies including Google, Microsoft, and GE, companies in North America, Africa and Europe book Crystal Washington when they want their teams to take action online!

Infusing humor, Crystal is known for her ability to take complex technology topics and make them easy to understand and accessible for everyday professionals and small business owners, across generations. Whether talking about her crazy technology missteps or how to combine online with offline customer interactions to build relationships, audiences relate to her practical, non-tech jargon approach to using tech to make us all more efficient, effective, and connected. At the end of each program, attendees walk away with items they can immediately implement.

Crystal has appeared in numerous publications including Entrepreneur, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Forbes and is regularly called on by major television networks as a tech expert. Crystal is the author of the books One Tech Action and The Social Media Why.

Prior to becoming a professional speaker, Crystal owned a successful social media consulting firm. Before that, she worked in revenue management and corporate sales where she managed several fortune 500 accounts and repeatedly broke company sales records in her early 20s. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and is a Certified Speaking Professional. Crystal is also a Certified Futurist who is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists and the World Future Society.

Outside of speaking, Crystal considers herself to be a fun-loving nerd and travel fanatic. You might find her reading a book, enjoying a West African dance class, or cuddling up with an alligator in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest.

Crystal resides in Houston, TX with her husband CJ and their plant named Dog.

Program Agenda

8:30am Registration & Networking
8:45am New Member and Guest Gathering with Membership Chair, Stan Phelps
9:00am Power Tools for A Profitable Speaking Business with Crystal Washington
12:00pm Networking Lunch
1:15pm Afternoon Program, topic TBD
2:30pm Closing Remarks and more networking time
3pm Adjourn

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