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Alexandria Brown Bag Professional Development & Networking

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Marketing General Incorporated

625 North Washington Street

#450

Alexandria, VA 22314

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Join us monthly for quality networking and FREE professional development.

This session is just one in our year of 'Influential Leadership' A must attend. Professional development focuses on customer/member relations, organizational growth, marketing strategies, branding, and social media, Supported by the American Society of Association Executive the Center for Association Leadership, ASAE members earn CAE credit for attending.

January's Session:

'A+ Strategies for C-Suite Communications'

Featuring Ed Barks

Communications Strategy Consultant and Author


Your communications strategy affects the success of your company’s business and public policy goals. Your level of influence directly affects the bottom line.

This presentation benefits communications and government relations executives and those who work with them. The practical advice helps your firm achieve its business and public policy goals, and accelerates your team’s career. It gives you the persuasiveness you need in key areas:
• Craft a cohesive communications strategy
• Implement a sustained professional development program
• Enhance your media relations capabilities
• Sharpen your C-suite’s public speaking skills
• Develop an advocacy strategy that delivers public policy results

• Shape and deliver magnetic messages
• Prepare for reputational risk
• Handle crisis communications

Ed has collected these thoughts in his new book, A+ Strategies for C-Suite Communications: Turning Today's Leaders into Tomorrow's Influencers. Copies will be available for sale and signing.. The author is pleased to autograph each book purchased. Reserve Ed Barks to speak at your next meeting by contacting him directly at (540) 955- 0600 or ebarks@barkscomm.com. Take advantage of your group discount purchasing power to combine Ed’s presentation with a copy of one or both of his books, A+ Strategies for C-Suite Communications: Turning Today's Leaders into Tomorrow's Influencers and The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations, for each participant.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your company's communications strategy? Is your C-suite stuck when trying to achieve long-term business and career goals? Our speaker today serves on the National Press Club’s Board of Governors, has taught more than 5000 executives how to sharpen their communications strategy, and is the author of The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations and the forthcoming book, A+ Strategies for C-suite Communications: Turning Today’s Leaders into Tomorrow’s Influencers. He loves speaking in front of crowds, has run his own small business for more than 20 years, and rises most mornings at the crack of dawn to write. Unless you plan to live tweet this event, now is the time to turn off your mobile device, and join me in welcoming communications strategy consultant, author, and big-time baseball fan—Ed Barks.

Register today!

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The Alexandria Brown Bag, founded and facilitated by Talisa Thomas-Hall, ACS ALB, THE ASSOCIATION WHISPERER, is a professional networking group that meets every month on the third Thursday of the month. Our meetings begin with networking at 11:30 a.m. and a professional development session beginning at noon and ending at 1:30 p.m.

Monthly sessions are presented by experts in the fields of membership development and engagement, marketing, business development, leadership skills and communication. The events are FREE and all are welcomed to attend. Early registration is encouraged. Bring your lunch and plenty of business cards. Free onsite and street parking are available.

Celebrating 12 years of innovative professional development!

Supported by ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

Sponsored by

Marketing General Incorporated (MGI)

The Butterfly Wings Foundation


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