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Member Showcase & Industry Panel (Chapter Event)

May 20, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm


The NSA-NYC chapter is bursting with talented professional speakers. Our annual Member Showcase allows us to share these talents. What’s more – we will all receive valuable feedback from a panel of Industry Professionals with an expertise in booking speakers!

Join us to hear five of our national members present, followed by reinforcing and re-directive feedback from a panel of Industry Professionals with an expertise in booking speakers. The second half of the meeting will include a moderated conversation with the panelists, where we get to hear the straight talk on the speaking industry and how they personally feel speakers can help themselves and their bureau partners.

We are thrilled to present an exceptional panel of professionals:
Christa Haberstock:
President & Founder See Agency

nsa christaChrista bridges the expensive gap between talent and buyer. She works with planners and bureaus on the hunt for trust-worthy, professional talent, and with speakers on making the marketing package buyer-friendly by tweaking branding and positioning. See Agency represents some of the best professional speakers and corporate entertainment in the industry.

Ray Fournier:
Producer, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, Creative Entertainment
Founder/President/Executive Producer of Anchor Point Entertainment (APE)

RayAs Producer with Creative Entertainment for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Ray is responsible for delivering events that exceed on all expectations for both his internal and external clients. Ray has worked with fortune 500 clients from around the globe for over 20 years in the events industry. His credits include the Walmart Shareholders Meeting, Exxon Mobile Board of Directors Summit, The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors Retreat, and thousands of other corporate conferences. He is the Founder/President/Executive Producer of Anchor Point Entertainment (APE), a live event production company leading an award winning team on developing content for their clients. As Creative Director for TBA Global, a live event marketing agency, Ray was responsible for the overall vision of creative content for his corporate groups. Ray is also a professional vocalist and performing arts advocate. He is the chair of programming and Executive Board Member for Garden Theatre Inc., a professional regional theatre in Winter Garden, Florida.

James Robinson:
Owner of Robinson Speakers of NYC

Robinson Speakers Bureau is a NYC based agency that brokers speaking engagements for companies and keynote speakers. As CEO, James works with the best minds on the lecture circuit and strives to maintain the “gold standard” for the industry.


About the Speakers:

We are very excited to hear five of our talented speakers present at this upcoming event:

Tony Chatman, Corporate Relationship Expert President and Founder of Chatman Enterprises Inc

NSA TonyTony Chatman helps people perform at their best. As a recognized thought leader in the area of human relationships, he works with organizations like The U.S. Secret Service and Chase Bank, to instill their leaders and associates with an understanding of the fundamental differences in how people think and act, enabling them to increase engagement, lead high performing teams and effectively navigate change. Tony’s topic will be Escape Velocity: Understanding The Human Dimension of Change

Nancy Lynn, Founder and Chief Image Officer, The Polished Professional

NSA NancyNancy Lynn has helped thousands of leaders maximize their personal and professional potential – from the classroom to the c-suite. She specializes in communication, executive image, corporate etiquette and international protocol. Her programs are filled with influential tools and techniques that motivate change. Today Nancy will speak on Leading with Confidence and Composure, Anywhere!

Roger Grannis, Chief Executive Officer Clearview24

NSA RogerWith his dry sense of humor and more than 25 years’ experience in the corporate world, Roger works with sales professionals, technical experts, and business leaders to communicate effectively, influence people, and accelerate growth.  He will speak about Practical Persuasion:  Three Tips for Advancing Your Cause.

Doris Young Boyer, CEO of Global Protocol and Gracious Leadership

NSA DorisDoris works with leaders who want to become polished, powerful and gracious global citizens so they can impact more people and boost their bottom line. Her area of expertise is leadership development and  global protocol and etiquette. Doris will speak about Leading with the Power of Grace, Gratitude and Generosity.

Mike Landrum, President & Founder of Creative Coaching

NSA MikeMike succeeded as an on-camera spokesman, making hundreds of national TV commercials for products and companies such as: GE, Hyatt, Buick, DuPont, American Express, AARP and many others; and since 1992 he has also headed his own company, Creative Coaching – working with business clients as a coach and trainer to improve their presentations. His speech today will bring the two halves of his career together and offer lessons to teach you “How to Win at Auditions.”

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 sending an e-mail to the treasurer. After that time, you may send a replacement if you notify the registration chair.


May 20, 2016
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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NSA NYC Chapter
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Microsoft Office
11 Times Square
New York, NY United States
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