Appearances & Speaking Opportunities

As a fellow event planner, I understand the care and thought you put into choosing a speaker, featured guest or workshop presenter for your event. After reviewing the content on this page, I hope you will consider working with me on participating in your future event.

 

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What You Can Expect Working With Me

It is my hope that you will be pleased throughout our working relationship based on the custom service I provide. To that end, my team and I can provide:

  1. Prompt, professional replies to your phone calls and email messages.
  2. A personal phone consultation with me or a member of my team prior to your event, so we can better understand how I can best serve you and your audience.
  3. Periodic announcements about your event on my blog and social media channels. (If you desire additional visibility for your event).
  4. Pre-event and day of event media (interviews, pictures, etc.)
  5. A quick follow-up communication after the event with someone on my team, to make sure I met your expectations. (I also want to know how you think I can improve.)

For workshops or speaking engagements, I will provide the following in addition to the items listed above

  1. A professionally prepared, dynamically delivered presentation focused on achieving the outcomes you want with your audience.
  2. A custom resource page, exclusively created for your attendees. It will include the slides I used in the presentation, along with links to books, articles, and other resources I believe will be helpful.

If you have specific needs, let’s discuss them!

 

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Who Am I?

I am…

  • An Event Planner with 15 years of experience
  • Currently a social media manager at the 3rd largest university in North Carolina
  • The creator of the only International multi-city natural hair event, International Natural Hair Meetup Day
  • A workshop presenter, leader, panelist
  • A Connector and Maven (The Tipping Point)
  • An only child (yeah I’m spoiled…but I’m not a brat–big difference :))
  • lover of good music, good books and good people

What People Say About Working With Me

Click here to see others’ experiences of working with me.

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Presentation Topics and Titles

I speak on purpose, leadership, branding and brand management, event planning, and social media. I have been fortunate to present to different types of audiences at events such as:

  • 2011 and 2012 ACCED-I Annual Conference (International Conference for Collegiate Event Planners)
  • East Carolina University Meet the Greeks
  • 2014 and 2015 East Carolina University Career Leadership Conference
  • Minority Student Leadership Conferences
  • Natural Hair Meetups
  • Natural Hair Expos
  • UNC-Charlotte Multicultural Leadership Conference
  • Women’s Conferences

You can see a list of other press and events I’ve participated in here.

Most Requested and Popular Speaking Topics Include:

Branding Yourself in Your Area of Passion

During this session, participants will discover:building-bridges-conference

  • The definition of branding
  • Myths and truths about branding
  • The Passionate Engagement Model
  • The 3 Part Branding Process
  • How to use the 3 Part Branding Process within the framework of the Passionate Engagement Model
  • Branding process tools you can use

Mane-Ingredient-Charlotte11Discovering Your Purpose

During this session, participants will discover:

  • The definition of purpose
  • Myths and truths about purpose
  • Benefits of Purposeful Living
  • The differences between role and purpose
  • The Purpose Formula
  • The Path to Purpose

Other topics include:

  • 10 Things to Know About Your Online Reputation
  • 3 P’s of a Successful Event
  • Behind the Velvet Rope: An In-Depth Guide to Event Planning
  • Branding Yourself in Your Area of Passion
  • Branding Yourself As An Event Professional
  • Discovering Your Passion
  • Discovering Your Purpose
  • How to Maintain Momentum After a Successful Event
  • Natural Hair in the Workplace
  • Me, Inc.: Personal Branding for Personal, Academic and Professional Success
  • Manners Matter
  • Selecting and Training Natural Hair Event Volunteers
  • The Process to Policy
  • The VIP Experience

Let’s Get Started!

Thanks again for reviewing my page. By now, I hope you are as excited about possibly working together as I am that you took time to review this page. The next step is to complete an appearance inquiry and someone will get back to you very soon!

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