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Monday, November 21, 2005

Great presentations start at AWC

AWC Twin Cities is pleased to announce the presentation of a half-day professional development seminar on Thursday, January 19. Invest in Your Presentation Effectiveness will equip you with the most important techniques you can use each and every time you present yourself -- be it presenting to a reporter, a prospective client, or an audience of hundreds.

The seminar will be hosted at The Woman’s Club from 7:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. featuring a continental breakfast, lunch, and the following speakers:

Tad Simons,

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Presentations is the only magazine dedicated exclusively to individuals and organizations that create and deliver presentations. Tad, the publication’s editor-in-chief, will identify best presentation practices of leading presenters and organizations worldwide. He will also share the dos and don’ts of Powerpoint, and introduce you to the latest presentation technology and trends – from practical tools to techno-gadgets.

Joan Moser, Spoken Impact

As the president of a public speaking training and consulting company, Joan knows how to get captivate an audience. In just 60 minutes she will give you a quick overview of the six most important techniques you can use when you present. Examples of what to do and what not to do will be given. Come ready to update your delivery in these areas: authenticity, likeability, gestures, vocal variety, executive presence, and eye contact.

Beth LaBreche, LaBreche Murray

Beth has provided media training to executives in various industries throughout the U.S. This is your opportunity to experience her trademarked and renowned PRepare Media Training session. Beth’s interactive, informative presentation will help you acquire – and immediately apply through skills practice -- the techniques necessary to make the most of your media opportunities.

Samantha Pereira, Stevie Ray’s Improv Company

The School of Improv at Stevie Ray's
has trained thousands of people, many who have used the benefits of improvisation to better their business lives. As the school’s administrator and an instructor, Samantha is a master of improvisation. Her presentation, Think On Your Feet, will help you develop improvisation techniques to become a better presenter under pressure. It’s a humorous and very useful training for delivering yourself with poise and command.

This event will surely be worthy of a standing ovation! Mark your calendars now and register on-line starting December 1 at . For more information, please contact Sarah Sladek at .
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