Meet N Speak© is a unique, fast moving, entertaining breakfast or lunch networking event focused on the organizations who attend. Open to any business or non-profit, the event includes a delicious breakfast or lunch buffet, literature tables for your materials, a business card deck pass around, and up to 40 attending organizations have the option to deliver a 45 second presentation. Plus, there are many standard features to enhance the experience (read more). Presenters also have the option of entering their presentation in the Best Presentation Prize competition for a prize worth more than $50. The event closes with a Business Card Drawing for prizes valued at $25 or more. Attendees my donate and present prizes.
No group to join. No dues. No referral obligations. Just enjoy a delicious meal, put out your materials network and tell us about your business or organization. Sponsor opportunities and other impression creating options are also available to raise your visibility and strengthen the impression you make before, during and after the event. Presenters often get creative. We’ve had singers, rappers, poety and skits, all within 45 seconds.
To ensure diversity at each event, attendance is limited a maximum of 3 organizations per industry category and a maximum of 3 attendees per business or organization. To keep within time constraints, there is limit of 40 presentations per event.
In addition to eating and networking, Meet N Speak© is designed to provide a variety of ways for organizations to make a strong and lasting impression on those present.
- Attendee – Seat(s) for presenters and non-presenters must be reserved in advance for registration approval. No payment is due with registration. Once approved, the organization will receive an invoice that includes a secure payment process. Unreserved seats may be available at the door. .
- Sponsor Options – High visibility Presenting Sponsor and Co-sponor options are available.
- Marketing Options are available to enhance your presence and the impact of you message.
Our goal: Give each presenter a fair and equal chance to deliver a presentation on any topic, yet allow us to finish the event on-time. To accomplish this:
- All businesses and non-profits are welcome. To assure a diverse group, there is limit of 3 attending organizations per industry category.
- There is a limit of 3 attendees for each attending organization.
- There is a limit of one 45 second presentation per organization.
- Creative presentations are welcome, however PowerPoint or video presentations are not permitted.
- Non-presenting attendees are welcome on a space available basis, within industry category limits.
Meet N Speak© Networking Events are available to organizations as a revenue generating event.