Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Delivering Presentations that Address Your Audience’s Basic Question: “So What?”

Event Details:

Where: Virtual
When: November 13, 2013 1:00 PM Central Standard Time until November 13, 2013 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
Your proposal has been accepted and now it’s time to craft your presentation. Join Izzy Gesell, CSP, an experienced presentation skills trainer, for some insider’s tips on preparing and delivering a masterful presentation … and establishing yourself as a credible expert who enjoys being  in front of an audience.  Discussion topics will include preparation, program design strategies, overcoming nerves, delivery techniques, and managing Q&A.

  • Employ a tactic to manage nervousness or “stagefright.”
  • Respond effectively and efficiently to Q & A.
  • Describe a modular program design approach to enhance the presentation flow.

Izzy Gesell, CSP

Through his keynotes, trainings, coaching and facilitated sessions, Izzy offers meeting professionals imaginative, intuitive and immediately useful insights and tactics. Participants learn how to be more confident, agile and effective in dealing with the ever changing landscape of the industry.

One of the first to use Improv Theater concepts as tools for personal and organizational learning, he has authored Playing Along: Group Learning Activities Borrowed From Improvisation Theater, co-authored Cancer and the Healing Power of Play, Humor Me: America’s Funniest Humorists on the Power of Laughter, and contributed a chapter on Improvisation as a facilitation tool in the IAF Group Facilitators Handbook.  He has presented programs to national and regional meetings of MPI, ASAE, PCMA, HSMAI and ISES.  Izzy has earned a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association, a BA in Psychology, an MS in Education and a P…. that’s 1/3 of a PhD.

Continuing Education Credit

0.1 Credits