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Are you a trained/seasoned public speaker, or do you have extensive knowledge of a particular field or practice? Are you looking for a new way to position your company as an industry leader? Complete a Speaker Proposal Form to gain exposure and build your professional reputation across the region.

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia does not endorse, credential or accredit the competency, services, performance, or standards of practice of the individual speakers listed in the Speakers' Connection, or any business, company, corporation, or organization with which the individual may be affiliated. The Chamber does not receive any form of payment from speakers who are listed on this site. Any Chamber member in good standing can apply to the Speakers' Connection.

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Cassandra Bailey

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CEO at Slice Communications

Topic:

Integrating Public Relations and Social Media

Objectives:

Be able to understand public relations and social media as separate entities as well as how to understand using them together to create a successful business model and campaign.

Benefit to audience:

A deeper understanding of each field and how they work together. The benefit will be to implement this business model into companies and businesses to see if integration is correct and helpful for various companies. Another benefit is the deeper understanding of how each is used, as specifically broken down by Slice's business model in the Philadelphia market.

Alex Basilevsky

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Attorney, Environmental Law Group at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

Topic:

Managing Environmental Risk in Real Estate Transactions And Development

Objectives:

Understand the environmental laws applicable to real estate acquisition and development, the common environmental risks developers encounter - particularly in urban environments like Philadelphia, and how to manage and mitigate those risks.

Benefit to audience:

Participants will understand the potential environmental challenges associated with commercial real estate development and, most importantly, learn strategies for proactively investigating and addressing those challenges.

Ronald Bauman

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Managing Directot, CRWconnect at CRW Graphics

Topic:

Integrated Multichannel Marketing

Objectives:

Be more knowledgeable about modern, cutting edge marketing concepts, including digital trends and social media.

Benefit to audience:

Critical and relevant insight about how communciate more effectively with your organizations audience, from a unique perspective.

Tracy Brown

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Senior Consultant at Leadership Solutions

Topic:

Leadership Development and the Importance of Emotional Intelligence

Objectives:

Have a better understanding of EQ versus IQ, and the role emotional intelligence plays in a leader's personal and professional development and overall individual and organizational success.

Benefit to audience:

To learn more about one's own tendencies and preferences.
To identify strategies for enhancing their EQ as well as members of their team.
To engage in discussion with other participants to learn about other preferences and the importance of perspective.

Marc Brownstein

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President & CEO at Brownstein Group

Topic:

Managing Your Online Reputation

Objectives:

“Reputation” has been a buzzword in the industry for several years, but how many companies are actually managing their reputation and managing it well? This panel will look at online reputation and how it can both positively and negatively effect your business and how to leverage your reputation in today’s ever-changing digital landscape.

Benefit to audience:

How to approach both a negative and positive review; How to use dissatisfied customers to improve your product or services; Making sure that your customer service team acts as an ally for the customer, not an opponent;

Robert Brzenchek

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CEO at All Source International Security LLC

Topic:

MS-13 a Clear and Present Danger to the Homeland

Objectives:

It is paramount that the public and private sector assist law enforcement in becoming more secure against malevolent threats from gangs, design and implementation of a holistic approach is needed in our communities.

Benefit to audience:

There is an opportunity to create a discussion on the subject matter of MS-13, and that the current threats they pose creates a need. There are a limited amount of research on this topic that have been recently released and or published and that we are uniquely positioned to successfully create a factual, well-presented discussion on MS-13 and their clear and present danger to the homeland.

Tom Burgoyne

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Phillie Phanatic at The Phillies

Topic:

Finding YOUR Phanatic! Stories and message from Baseball's Best Mascot

Objectives:

Learn more about the behind the scenes life of the Phillie Phanatic. They will be entertained by the stories but also learn how to use the Phanatic as an example to inspire others everyday, find your passion and make every encounter and every impression count.

Benefit to audience:

Fun, not your run-of-the-mill talk that will put a smile on people's faces. Participants will learn that when you love what you do and are as passionate as the Phanatic, you have the power to put smiles on people's faces, too.

Tom Burgoyne

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"Best Friend" of the Phillie Phanatic at The Phillies

Topic:

Loyal Loving Fans for Life!™

Objectives:

You’ll hit the ball out of the park when you discover:

-The business case for creating loyal, loving fans.

- How to foster Phillie Phanatic type love in
your business.

- Key principles for creating loyal fans for life.

Benefit to audience:

This workshop is perfect for people who want to WOW! their Customers. We’ll be asking and answering questions that have terrific take-home-pay both for individuals and organizations. If you get excited by
the idea of ever-growing excellence, then join us as we engage in a leading-edge conversation into how to cultivate the loyalty and the love. This session is ideal
for individual service providers & those in charge of corporate culture.