Friday, April 6th, 2018
Doors open at 9:30 a.m.
Business Development Program 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Members ONLY Mastermind and Lunch 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


About Darren LaCroix’s Stage Time University
-He felt invisible in high school.
-He failed as a business owner.
-He worked in a cubicle for over a decade.


What made the difference for him can make the difference for you.

THE ANSWER: The best training and coaching

Darren has trained presenters around the U.S. and in 35 international cities around the world. Now that he has found his voice, he has committed to working with presenters who are serious about telling their story in a way that will leave a lasting impact. If you are passionate, have a message that matters, and are willing to put in the effort, you just might have what it takes to own the stage.

Business Development Session:
• Humor 101: Start Getting Laughs Even If You’re Not Funny! 60-90min
• YouTube It! How to Profit from Free Web Video 30-90min

Members ONLY Mastermind and Lunch 1:00 pm
• Multiple Streams of Speaking Income: How Many Do You Want? 75-90min


In 2001, Darren LaCroix, the World Champion of Public Speaking, out-spoke 25,000 contestants from 14 countries to win that title. That was just a benchmark. Since that victory, Darren has traveled the world demystifying the process of creating a powerful speech. He has roused audiences in faraway places like Saudi Arabia, China, Oman, Malaysia, and Taiwan with his inspirational journey from first-rate chump to first-class champ, proving anything is possible if you are willing to work for it.

Darren may have been “born without a funny bone in his body,” but he possessed the desire to learn and the willingness to fail necessarily to achieve his dream. The self-proclaimed “student of comedy” is living proof that humor is a skill that can be learned.

As a keynote speaker since 1994, he brings his incredible story to conferences around the world. He is consistently the top-rated speaker at conferences. He changes the way people think about challenges, humor, and presentations… forever. His clients include IBM, Fidelity Investments, and numerous associations too long to list!


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Join your peers and network with leading venue and service providers at the Missouri Meetings & Events 2018 Regional Expo – at the Saint Charles Convention Center on April 16-17th

This year we have chosen the 1970’s inspired theme, Groovy Galas & Funky Functions so come dressed up to get down!

Don’t miss out on the networking, entertainment, education sessions, delicious food, and special off-site reception at Kokomo Joe’s!

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