Elevate Your Value as a Confident Speaker

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“You can improve your value by 50% just by learning communication skills – public speaking” – Warren Buffet

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What do you do when you know you have a message but the path to package and communicate it is less than clear?

Many times we miss our opportunity to make the largest impact because we have not invested the time and energy to package our message.

Building your speaker brand is the most powerful platform you have to instantly elevate your influence, industry authority and profitability.

About Our Exclusive 2-Day Event

The Take The Stage: Own Your Voice, Brand Your Story Mastermind is an intimate coaching experience for you to brand your expertise and elevate your influence.

We get personal and work hand-in-hand with you to craft your compelling and authentic message. Through expert coaching and a supportive network of influential attendees, you will learn how to deliver your story with impact and authentic connection.

We will help you push past limiting beliefs and give you the space to practice and perfect your delivery.

Who Should Attend?

Executives, Influencers, Authors, Experts and anyone who wants to become a masterful speaker. We will focus on strategies to build your speaker platform both within and outside of your company. 

We understand elevating  your speaker brand may seem intimidating.

We’ve committed to bringing the best brand-building resources to you.

Now Meet Your Coach for the Take the Stage Mastermind, Melissa Dawn Simkins

Melissa is CEO of Velvet Suite, an award-winning firm passionately committed to empowering leaders to brand their story. Here is a little more about her background and what she uniquely brings to each attendee:

  • Melissa is considered to be the pioneer of personal brand leadership
  • She authored the highly regarded book, Brand Me, one of the first personal brand leadership books
  • Melissa has invested more than 50,000 hours coaching and consulting executives, intrapreneurs (leaders within companies), extrapreneuers, professional atheletes and celebrities at the highest levels
  • She has graced of more than 50 Fortune 500 companies and renowned brands as a keynote speaker including: Home Depot, Proctor & Gamble, Pepsico, Kraft, UBS, Booz Allen Hamilton, The National Football League, The National Basketball Association, The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and more

She is excited to share her secret playbook for how you can overcome intimidation and fear to own your voice and brand your story.

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You Will Experience ...

After two powerful days, you will be able to confidently:

  • Overcome stage fright and self doubt
  • Define your message
  • Understand secrets to brand, market and deliver your message on stage and in the media
  • Activate confident body language and presence
  • Engage your audience with authority and authenticity
  • Master your storytelling techniques
  • Build your network with influential leaders committed to the same cause and supporting you along your journey to public speaking mastery

You Will Receive ...

  • image/svg+xml Pre-Event Webinar - Arm yourself with the tools to kick-start your retreat experience and get the most for your investment
  • image/svg+xml Take the Stage Curriculum - Experience learning sessions focused on our proprietary approach: mindset, message, delivery and brand marketing.
  • image/svg+xml Small Group Coaching - Attend small group sessions to learn from your peers and our Velvet Suite team.
  • image/svg+xml One-to-One Feedback - Receive play-by-play feedback with practice sessions to sharpen your content and delivery.
  • image/svg+xml Speaker Promotion Toolkit - Receive Velvet Suite's insider track for getting booked with media, corporation and associations for elevated exposure and coaches.
  • image/svg+xml Internal Marketing Checklist - Gain insights on marketing your message within your organization to build advocacy and influence.
  • image/svg+xml Mastermind Attendee Directory - Build powerful connections with other attendees for support, referrals and networking.
  • image/svg+xml Signature Style Tips - Master the right wardrobe, accessories, hair, makeup and overall personal style to brand your look.

Plus ...

You will leave with your own professionally shot 2-minute Sizzle Speaking Video to market your message and your platform!

Complementary Perks Including

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Complete Mastermind Workbook

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Meals & Snacks Provided

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Hair and Makeup Stylist for the Day of the Shoot

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Champagne Toast at Graduation

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Certificate of Achievement

Here's what Mastermind participants have to say ...

This Exclusive, Intimate Mastermind Experience is Limited to 10 Participants

  • 1. Apply for waiting list
  • 2. Receive Confirmation Email
  • 3. Be alerted to next date and location
  • 4. Confirm registration and attend mastermind

Speaker Mastermind Application

Next Date and Location

TO BE ANNOUNCED

1. Submit your application to our waiting list via the form below
2. We will reach out to you to confirm receipt.
3. You will be notified when the next event is scheduled and given the opportunity to confirm registration.

This Masterclass is a Total Value of $9.99

Your Investment : $3,999

Apply Now & Reserve Your Spot