Speaker Intensive Meeting Nov 1-2 2019

November 1, 2019 - Fri 6pm to 8:30pm and Sat 9am to 3pm
Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport 8001 Arco Corporate Drive Raleigh, North Carolina

Jump into Your BIGNESS!  Delivering Keynotes and Workshops that Fill Up the Entire Room

Location:  Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport, 8001 Arco Corporate Drive Raleigh, North Carolina 919- 572-2200


Come join us for an exciting Speaker Intensive 2019 program weekend!  This is for you whether you are considering a speaking career, just getting started in the field or having some experience or been in the field for awhile can gain valuable insights.

We are delighted that Mike Frank, CSP, CPAE has accepted our invitation to lead our Fireside Chat with Leaders and Legends on Friday evening to kick off our program.  For those of you that may not know

Mike is one of America’s most versatile, credible and experienced professional speakers.  Co-author/author of 3 books.  Past President of National Speakers Association.  Mike is one of only 100 speakers in the world to have received the CPAE Speaker Hall-of-Fame Award and the Certified Speaking Professional designation. Has spoken to or consulted for over 3,000 groups in 49 states and six countries. Worked his was up from a fledgling salesman to VP of Sales for an international company.  Started his own company in 1971, which is now the largest company of it’s type in the state of Ohio.  Mike’s strength is in customizing his presentation to the group.  He employs about 25% humor and 75% content in his presentations.  His areas of expertise include:  Sales, sales management, leadership, customer service, teamwork, change, creativity, ethics, and speaking skills.  He does keynotes, after meal functions, breakout sessions, workshop sessions.  He speaks to private sector and public sector groups and loves doing chambers of commerce functions.


Dr. Jim Smith Jr.CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is a lightening rod in the personal development and motivational world.  As the Founder, CEO and President of Jim Smith Jr International, he has started a personal power revolution with individuals and organizations around the globe to dramatically transform into the best versions of themselves.

Jim has worked with a myriad of Fortune 500 clients from over 25 countries across the globe.  He has authored 3 books: the No Excuse Guide to Success (won a NAACP Image Award nomination), From Average to Awesome and Crash and Learn.

Jim has a rare ability to walk the line between direct and encouraging.  When it comes to personal empowerment, leadership presentation and facilitation skills, Jim helps take you beyond the next level.

When not JIMPACTNG, Jim spends his time raising awareness and support for autism.


Friday, November 1, 2019

6:00 pm — 8:30 pm Registration, Networking and “Fireside Chat with Leaders and Legends in the Speaking World” Evening program led by Mike Frank, CSP, CPAE

Saturday, November 2, 2019

8:30 – Registration and Networking

9:00am Morning Program with Dr. Jim Smith Jr. CSP ” Jump into Your BIGNESS!  Delivering Keynotes and Workshops that Fill Up the Entire Room”

12:15pm Networking Lunch

1:30 pm Afternoon Program  Panel Conversation “18 Common Mistakes Speaking Professionals Make” facilitated by Nanci Appleman-Vassil, CSP

3: 00 pm Closing Remarks and Adjourn

Registration here!

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If you are serious about growing your speaking business and want to build relationships with some of the most successful people in the business, then you need to join NSA Carolina's today! Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, these content rich and targeted programs will give you an edge in business. Merikay Tillman, Catalyst Coach