Why Attend a Chapter Meeting?

When speakers come together, ideas happen, bonds form, and you learn new strategies that can completely revolutionize your business.

Why Attend Business Growth Events?

When speakers from all over the word come together, ideas happen, bonds form, and you learn new strategies that can completely revolutionize your business.

Learn. Grow. Share.

To achieve the best that’s in us, as individuals and as an organization, we must be continually improving. NSA New Orleans provides a wide variety of opportunities to do exactly that. The goal: to learn, grow, and share.

Learn. Grow. Share.

To achieve the best that’s in us, as individuals and as an organization, we must be continually improving. NSA provides a wide variety of opportunities to do exactly that. From conferences to labs, the themes and the content may vary, but the goal is always the same: to learn, grow, and share.

And the learning doesn’t all happen in sessions. In fact, a significant portion of it takes place away from the breakout rooms – in the hallways, sitting next to you at lunch or standing beside you at an evening reception.

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How To Build Your Personal Brand and Become A Local Celebrity Entrepreneur

Presenter: Ramon Ray
1 PM EST, Wednesday, October, 14, 2015

In this presentation Ramon shares from personal experience, how solo professionals and growing businesses can build their personal brands and crush their competition. Attendees learn the 5 key principles it takes to have star power in their local markets and areas of expertise. A strong personal brand ensures YOUR brand is fist and foremost in the minds of your target market. While a “corporate brand” is important, it’s also essential that business professionals have PERSONAL brands which can compliment and enhance their corporate brands. Attendees will leave this insightful, energized and humorous presentation with specific tools and best practices.

Coming September 19, 2017…
Jess Todtfeld

PR Secret Weapons for Speakers

Getting media attention for you and your business would be great… but what are the steps? This working session will take you from idea, to pitch email, to a pitch that is ready for the media. Who will be the ones to get press? Maybe it will be you. 

This session will help you customize pitches that are irresistible to the media. You will learn what pitches work and what pitches don’t work. You will create hooks and sound bites designed to get the media to pay attention and desire your story.

Session led by Jess Todtfeld, CSP:

Former National TV Producer, media trainer and Guinness Record Setter for most media interviews (112 in 24 hours), Jess Todtfeld will walk you through the process. He will give you a template designed to to not just get the attention of the media, but to get you booked.

Takeaways:
1. Leave this session with actual pitches you’ve crafted and personalized.
2. Create and Customize Winning Hooks that the Media will love (and take them with you.)
3. Learn the steps / Template for having the perfect pitch
4. Understand How to Create Sound Bites, and Why They are Crucial for Media Pitches
5. Have a finished pitch that is ready to be sent to media outlets


For more information about Jess Todtfeld visit his website!


NSA Essentials: Podcasting & The Speaker: Everything You’d Ever Want to Know
Catherine O’Brien

If you have been considering podcasting OR if you are currently saying “pod-WHAT-ING??” you are sure to learn something about this exciting platform.
Catherine O’Brien is a podcast producer based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With her business Branch Out Programs, Catherine is involved in three podcasts as well as other audio content development. Sometimes called a “podcast evangelist,” Catherine is a passionate advocate for podcasts and how people can get their message out using this flexible and dynamic medium.

Catherine O’Brien is a podcast producer based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With her business Branch Out Programs, Catherine is involved in three podcasts as well as other audio content development. Sometimes called a “podcast evangelist,” Catherine is a passionate advocate for podcasts and how people can get their message out using this flexible and dynamic medium.

Catherine recently had the honor of being a Panelist and Moderator at Podcast Movement, the world’s largest conference for podcasters, speaking on the power of local podcasting.

For more information visit this website!


Saturday, September 19, 2017 Schedule

8:30 a.m – 9:00 a.m.
Coffee and Networking

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
NSA Essentials, Catherine O’Biren

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Chapter News

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Break and Networking

10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (with break)
Our Featured Speaker:
Jess Todtfeld


NSA Member
Workshop Registration $45


First Time Guest
Workshop Registration $25

Returning Guest
Workshop Registration $50

Guest All Access Subscription
Unlimited Workshops for $35/month

NSA Member All Access Subscription
Unlimited Workshops for $35/month

Pre-Registration Required
Payment at the door is $10 more and requires an RSVP to mikepennison@gmail.com
Refreshments: Coffee
Dress Code: Business or Business Casual

Hilton New Orleans Airport
901 Airline Drive
Kenner, LA 70062 (504) 469-5000

2017 Workshop Dates

Saturday October 14
Friday, November 10
Saturday, December 9
Saturday, January 13
Saturday, March 10
Saturday, April 14
Friday, May 11
Saturday, June 9