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Are you ready to grow your speaking business?

Whether you are a speaker by profession, a seasoned veteran, or a novice with a passion to inspire, FSA’s monthly meetings provide the fertile ground that is the birthplace of ideas, the support needed to cultivate your business, and the encouragement that it takes to take your speaking business to the next level!

FSA Joachim De Posada Speaker Summit FEATURING Story Crafting Workshop with Kelly Swanson March 24th through 26th 2017

Location: Lago Mar Golf and Country Club, 500 NW 127th Avenue, Plantation, FL 33325 (954) 472 7044

SCHEDULE Friday, March 24:

  • Open to Professional Members, Association Candidates, and Guests
  • 6:30 PM: Cocktails
  • 7:00 PM: Recognition Dinner honoring Joachim De Posada, CSP and Conni Gordon

Saturday, March 25:

  • Morning Session Open to Professional Members, Association Candidates, and Guests
  • 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Breakfast, Networking and registration
  • 9:00 AM – 9:10 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:10 AM – 12:30 PM: Keynote presentation – Kelly Swanson – The craft of story-telling
  • Afternoon Session Open to Professional Members only
  • 12:30 – 1:30 PM: LUNCH
  • 1:30 – 4:30 PM: Continuation of workshop with Kelly Swanson
  • Working in small groups to craft and refine one of our own stories (with Kelly acting as coach/adviser).

Sunday, March 26:

  • Open to Professional Members only
  • 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Breakfast and networking
  • 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Speaker Summit Showcase with Kelly Swanson
  • 12:30 PM: Program closure

Registration now open!

Kelly SwansonAbout Kelly

Kelly Swanson is an award-winning storyteller, comedian, motivational speaker, author (Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale, The Land of If Only, The Gutsy Girls Pocket Guide to Public Speaking, You. Your Story. Make An Impact), storytelling coach, and creator of Prides Hollow and the wacky cast of southern characters who have charmed audiences from coast to coast for over 20 years. Her work has been featured in extensive online and print publications, and has won awards from the Film Advisory Board of Hollywood and the National Association of Parenting Publications. She was a featured entertainer for Holland America Cruise Lines, and Our State Magazine calls her one of North Carolina’s funniest women.


2016-2017 Meeting and Event Schedule

March 24-26th 2017 – Speaker Summit (for Professional Members and Association Candidates) – Story crafting Weekend workshop with Kelly Swanson. Registration now open!

April 8 – Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE (Speaker Hall of Fame) and Vernon Shazier Registration now open!

May 13 – Brian Walter CSP CPAE – Using video and humor in your keynote

June 10 – Doug Stevenson – Story Telling Mastery that grows your business

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