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About Rob Ferre
Rob Ferre is an entertainer, speaker and game show host from Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He founded his entertainment company Life of the Party in 2007 after training 3 years in the family entertainment capital of the world, Orlando Florida. Where he worked for Disney, Universal Studios and Nickelodeon as a game show host and DJ. He has been speaking to and entertaining audiences for over 20 years. He is one of the most sought after speakers in the wedding and event industry. Over the last two years Rob has spoken to audiences in Italy, Armenia, Dubai and all over the continental United States. He has worked as a Game Show Host for the NBA’s Utah Jazz. Rob is a proud member of the Wedding Industry Professionals Association, American Disc Jockey Association, and the National Speakers Association. 
May 27th Webinar | 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Gamify Your Presentation
Guest Speaker Rob Ferre
It’s time to disrupt your audiences with engagement through gamification! In this webinar, Rob Ferre, GSP (Game Show Person) will show how to gamify your presentation with either slides, interactive games or software. Rob will demonstrate different ways to engage the audience to gain more followers, fans and participants to opt into their programs. Rob will show a variety of games and activities that will work not only for break out sessions presenters and trainers but also for keynoters. One lucky person will be selected to be on the gamification hot seat as we add gamification to their presentation. 
Top 3 Audience Takeaways: 
1) Actionable ideas on creating games within your own power-point/keynote presentations.
2) Increasing your knowledge on what software and technology is available to you to create audience engagement.
3) Attendees will learn about how to virtually integrate gamification into their presentations. 

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June 3rd Virtual Social | 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
FSA Virtual, Virus-Free Social
Bring Your Own Wine, Beer, or Something Stronger!
Forget “Social Distancing”–let’s do some Distance Socializing! Join us for an online socializing event done the way only a bunch of speakers can do it. We will chat, schmooze, brag, complain, lie, sob, and even do some improv games, in small and large groups. Thanks to technology, we don’t have to do without our friendships and community, and we can even meet new people in the chapter.
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FSA Webinar Dr Gayle Carson
About Dr. Gayle Carson
As seen on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and in the
WSJ, USA Today, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest
Author of Best Selling “Big Ideas for your Business,”
“Winning Ways,” and “How to Be an S.O.B–A Spunky
Old Broad Who Kicks Butt.”
Creator of “Living Regret Free”
Radio Show Host and Columnist
After college Gayle moved to Miami and got her first job in two weeks.  One year later she bought the business and proceeded to diversify its sales base from one to seven divisions and it eventually became the largest independent organization in the industry.  As CEO, Gayle managed a diverse staff of over 350 people, graduated more than a million students from her training programs and personally managed the company’s complex payroll.  While serving as CEO of her business, she received her Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University.
Selected as a “Legend of the Speaking Profession,” she currently hosts over a dozen radio shows per month and is the founder of the sobradionetwork.com and is also the only woman in the world who has a Doctorate, a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), CMC (Certified Management Consultant) and an FIMC (Fellow to the Institute of Management Consultants).
June 16th Webinar | 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Reinventing Gayle Carson
Guest Speaker Dr. Gayle Carson CSP CMC FIMC
Dr. Gayle Carson is one of FSA’s Founding members. She is a Radio Show Host and Columnist and has been seen on ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox and has been featured in the WSJ, USA Today, Newsweek and the Reader’s Digest. She is the author of a number of interesting books: Big Ideas for your Business”; “Winning Ways” and the most intriguing of all “How to be an S.O.B. – A Spunky Old Broad who Kicks Butt” and the Creator of “Living Regret Free”. She is also the only woman with a Doctorate, CSP, CMC and FIMC.  She will tell us what all that means and what it means to her.  During this webinar she will share with us some of her journey and how she has managed to reinvent Dr. Gayle and her business each time there has been a crisis.
Join us to learn from a Spunky Old Broad what it takes to not only survive, but thrive in the face of change and adversity.
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June 24th Virtual Social | 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
FSA Virtual, Virus-Free Social
Bring Your Own Wine, Beer, or Something Stronger!
Forget “Social Distancing”–let’s do some Distance Socializing! Join us for an online socializing event done the way only a bunch of speakers can do it. We will chat, schmooze, brag, complain, lie, sob, and even do some improv games, in small and large groups. Thanks to technology, we don’t have to do without our friendships and community, and we can even meet new people in the chapter.
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FSA Webinar Fabio Marquez
About Fabio Marquez
FABIO MARQUES www.theexcellenceexpert.com
International Business Consultant and Professional Speaker since 1996,  with over 16,000 hours on stage, Fabio Marques has delivered more than 3,500 live presentations (several of them via online meetings and webinars), serving hundreds of organizations – small, medium and large (Fortune 500). Certified Professional Member of the National Speakers Association (NSA)Fabio Marques is known as “The Excellence Expert“, helping his Clients to double (and sometimes triple) their sales while improving customer loyalty and productivity. Companies have trusted Fabio to inspire and develop their leaders and teams in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, United States, UK, Hungary, Japan, Australia, and other locations. 
June 30th Webinar | 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
How to Deliver Engaging Virtual Presentations,
No Matter How Long They Are
Guest Speaker Fabio Marquez
Learn the key elements I use to make my clients love my “long” virtual seminars, and ask for more. Get to know the practical tips that have proven to be effective for virtual meetings and seminars of up to 8h-long.
You will have the step-by-step procedure that makes sure you:
1. Properly plan and prepare BEFORE the virtual presentation
2. Effectively deliver your presentation with absolute engagement and control of the audience;
3. Strategically plant the seed for future business with the same client, expanding opportunities.

 

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For more information, please contact Jean Moroney, President of the Florida Speakers Association, at jm@thinkingdirections.com or at (212) 972-9495.