FRIDAY, August 1, 2014

Doors open at 9:00 a.m. for networking

Program from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Presenting online – versus presenting in-person – brings its own set of challenges and opportunities. While you don’t have to fret about getting to the airport early, you will want to learn new tips and tricks regarding how to engage your audience…when you’re not in the same room.

Join Roger Courville, webinar expert and author of The Virtual Presenter’s Handbookfor an interactive two-part learning session:

Part 1.  What is right for you? Nuts and bolts of presenting online.

  • The difference between webinars, webcasts, virtual classrooms, and hybrid events
  • When you should – and shouldn’t – consider virtual presentations for client engagements
  • 3 keys to adapting your program and presentation style to online presentations
  • How to avoid the single biggest mistake presenters make online


Part 2.  Money, messaging and contracts: 7 strategies to help you grow your business.

  • The unspoken objection you will always face and how to overcome it
  • 2 must-have elements that change in your contracts
  • 3 ways to make more revenue per client
  • The key to messaging that will differentiate your offer


IMPORTANT: This session is not a 101-level class about how web conferencing works. If you have never used web conferencing, it is recommended that you:

  1. Sign up for a free trial of a service (Suggestions: GoToMeeting, Webex, Adobe Connect, AnyMeeting, ClickMeeting, or Omnovia)
  2. Invite a friend to join you for a few minutes





Roger Courville

Roger Courville is author of The Virtual Presenter’s Handbook and Successful Webinars with GoToWebinar, an expert in the human factors of virtual presentations, and an internationally sought-after speaker on how to transform attention and results in webinars, webcasts, and virtual classrooms


Roger has reached tens of thousands both live and writing for publications such as National Speakers Association, ASTD, Training Australia Magazine, and Presentations Magazine.  His 2008 paper “Five Keys to Moving Training Online” won’s Reader’s Choice Award for “Top Download of the Year.”