If you’re still putting the idea of creating your own local event on the back burner, then you might really want to reconsider it this time.
With 10 years of experience and currently holding a leadership position with Toastmasters International, Cynthia helps small and large businesses with their marketing, social media, PR, and digital marketing. Her corporate background working as an associate product manager has also allowed her to gain a better understanding on marketing and the challenges different businesses have.
In today’s Sales from the Street episode, PR and marketing consultant Cynthia Beckles emphasizes on the power of putting on local events and how you can create a memorable event on a budget.
Here are the highlights of my conversation with Cynthia:
Benefits of putting on events:
One of the major challenges Cynthia has faced in terms of putting on events is finding an affordable venue.
Strategies to make sure your event is an actual success:
Strategies for creating events on a budget:
More strategies you can apply:
One more thing…
Have a good reputation with speakers. Negotiate a nice room and give first class treatment. Let them know they’re special and that you appreciate their time. Relationships are very important. Let them know how much of a difference they’ve made to your organization.
Donald is the host of the popular sales podcast,"The Sales Evangelist". He is the founder of The Sales Evangelist Consulting Firm where he helps small companies develop killer sales process to scale their business and increase growth.Donald is also an award-winning speaker, sales trainer, and coach. He's a big fan of traveling, South Florida staycations and high-quality family time. Donald has a belief that “anyone” can sell if they have the desire and receives the proper training.