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November 2018 Monthly Meeting

When: November 10, 2018
8:30am - 12pm
Where: The Gathering Spot
384 Northyards Blvd NW
Atlanta 30313
United States
Contact: Yvonne Irby

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Secrets of Getting Speaker Bureau Ready

Featuring Betty Garrett, CMP

Getting on board with speaker bureaus isn’t a mystery, it is a business strategy. There are specific ways of gaining the attention of major speaker bureaus and Betty Garrett, President of Garrett Speakers International, will show you how.  Getting speaker bureau ready takes skill and preparation.  You can leap frog the learning curve, save time, money and grab the attention of “credible” and “connected” bureaus by attending this content-filled, fast paced session. Come prepared with your questions.

Having a killer one-page marketing piece is essential for building your speaking business.  Bring your one page marketing piece with you to the meeting and Betty will give powerful guidance to help you turn average into exceptional.

Outcomes of this presentation include:

  • Speaker strategies and business tips on creating a signature speech, writing a book and developing an effective marketing plan and business plan.  Included will be Betty’s 3Bs and more.
  • Learn 3 of the biggest mistakes speakers make when planning and developing a speaker video.  Find out what speaker bureaus need.
  • Get Betty’s tips on developing a powerful and effective one-pager that grabs attention and has planners, companies and bureau wanting to hire you. 



About the Presenter: Betty Garrett is the President and CEO of Garrett Speakers International and a speaker coach with a thriving practice on navigating both aspiring and experienced speakers to their greater potential.  Betty is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) with decades of experience in the hospitality industry with 25-years experience as a business owner.  Betty has been named: Meeting Partner of the Year by the National Speakers Association.  She is the recipient of Meeting Professionals International coveted Marion Kershner Leadership Award and was recently named an honoree by the prestigious Dallas Business Journal with the Women in Business award. 





This event is at The Gathering Spot, 384 Northyards Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313. Free to first-time guests of NSA Georgia meetings, $50 for returning guests, and free to NSA Georgia members. Refreshments will be served.


See directions below to The Gathering Spot, or click here to download/print.


Meeting Schedule

NSA Georgia Orientation: How to Get the Most Out of NSA Georgia - 8 - 8:45 am
Are you a new member or associate, or are you just ready to get more involved and reap all the benefits? Arrive early and join us for the NSA Georgia Orientation. All are welcom


Registration, Networking & Breakfast - 8:30 - 9 am
Session - 9 am - 12 pm



NSA GA Members & Associates: Free

Guests: First Time - $25 - FREE THIS MONTH!
Returning Guest  - $50

How to get to The Gathering Spot, 384 Northyards Blvd.:

If you are coming from the south going North on 75/85 –
Take exit 249D toward US-19/US 29 NW Peachtree St

Continue onto Linden Ave NW and turn left onto West Peachtree St NW
Then left onto North Avenue.

If you are coming from the North going South on 75/85 --
take exit 249D / North Avenue Exit and turn right onto North Ave.

Then, take North Avenue NW to Northyards Blvd. NW.

Northyards Blvd. is the first left-hand turn after you emerge from the North Avenue tunnel that goes under Marietta Street just past the Coca-Cola Bldg.

On the corner of North and Northyard Blvd. is an office complex called Technology Enterprise Park. Turn left and follow the road until you see a large 384 sign on your right. This is the entrance. Proceed to the parking area to your right and look for the NSA Georgia Signs.

About Us

NSA Georgia is the leading source in Georgia for community, education and entrepreneurial business knowledge needed to be successful in the speaking profession.


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Suite 700, PMB 321
Marietta, GA 30067