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Chapter Event February – International Panel

February 10, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm


NSA NYC Goes Global
Everything You Need To Know To Speak Internationally

About the Event:

  • Do you want to speak internationally?
  • Would you like to know how to attract global clients?
  • Are you ready to be paid to see the world?

If you answered yes to any of these questions – and you want to hear three masters from around the world share their success strategies, you are in the right place.

Past President of NSA NYC, Karen Jacobsen The GPS Girl will moderate our International Panelists and ask all the questions you want answered. Our three panelists Andreas Buhr, Scott Friedman and Michelle Ray will share with you how to market to foreign buyers, the ins and outs of business visas, preparation, delivering to international audiences, contracting and how to organize your systems for overseas speaking success.

The best part? Many of the tips and tools shared will be useful in your USA business as well. Join us on February 10th where we will all reach our international speaking destination. You’ll

  • learn how to market to foreign buyers.
  • gain insight on business visas, financial implications and contracting
  • receive a resource list to build their international business.

About the Moderator:

Karen Jacobsen is The GPS Girl®, giving directions as the speaking voice of “Australian Karen” in over 400 million GPS, smartphone devices, elevators, cruise ships and software applications around the globe. A professional speaker, singer and voice-over artist, the empowerment brand The GPS Girl was developed when Karen made the connection between directions in the car and directions in life and business. She now speaks and sings at conferences and events around the world. Originally from Australia and now based in New York City, Karen works with groups who want to be able to Recalculate and give their best in business and life. 

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About the Speakers:

Andreas Buhr, CSP is the Past President of the German Speakers Association and has 30 years experience as entrepreneur, speaker, and author. Andreas has written 12 books within the last 10 years and has published 28 further audios and videos. 

Andreas is Germany’s leading expert in sales leadership. He is married and has 2 sons and lives in Duesseldorf. He has finished three NYC marathons, made his Mount Everest (base camp) expedition in 2014 and is ski instructor in Austria.

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Scott Friedman, CSP, and former President of the National Speakers Association is the author of Celebrate! Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Admired Organizations, Happily Ever Laughter, Using Humor For A Change and A Celebration A Day – 365 ways to a Happier, Healthier Workplace. For over 30 years Scott has traveled the globe speaking on employee innovation, customer experience and using humor/celebration as a strategic tool.  Scott founded “Together We Can Change the World,” a non-profit organization, serving orphans and less fortunate women in Southeast Asia. 

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Michelle Ray, CSP, is a highly sought-after international business keynote speaker, entrepreneur, author and educator who demonstrates a deep understanding of the importance of self-leadership in business and in life. She is born in Australia and now residing in Vancouver, Canada. As an in-demand business conference speaker for more than twenty years, Michelle has delivered her powerful messages on leadership, accountability and engaged workplaces to the “C-Suites” of global corporations, academia, diverse associations, government groups as well as front-line staff.

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About the Venue:

Our monthly Chapter Meetings and all MeetUps take place at Microsoft’s New York office building. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 pm two days prior to the event. No WALK INS are possible. Please bring I.D. and check in at the Microsoft Concierge. Subways to 11 Times Square (between 41st and 42nd Streets on 8th Avenue, next to Port Authority Bus Terminal) are 1, 2, 3, 7, A, E, N, and Q trains at all times, or C and R trains at all times except late nights.

Important Deadline:

No walk ins are possible. You must buy your ticket 48 hours prior to the event.

Membership Ticket:

If you are a member of the NSA NYC chapter, please log in with your username and password. Buy a general ticket and your membership discount will automatically be applied on the check out page.

Cancellation Policy:

Requests for refunds must be made at least one week before the event by using the contact form. After that time, you may send a replacement if you notify us and send first name, last name and e-mail address of the person who will join us 48 hours prior to the event via the contact form. Discounted All-Access-Pass tickets can not be refunded. However, you may send a replacement as well by using the contact form.


February 10, 2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Microsoft Office
11 Times Square
New York, NY United States


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