Great Speaking is Critical to Great Networking
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Come meet Frank DiBartolomeo, speaker, writer, presentation skills/interview skills coach, and President of DiBartolomeo Consulting International, who will talk to us about why great speaking is critical to great networking.
Excellent public speaking skills are directly transferable to your networking. They can significantly enhance your networking results. This program will show you how to know and engage your audience, field audience questions, and use effective closings to make your audience want to engage with you more. Come and enjoy an enlightening, timely, and fun program!
About Our Speaker:
Frank DiBartolomeo is an award-winning speaker, presentation and interview skills coach, and Professional Member of the National Speakers Association. He has developed and honed his extensive public speaking and networking expertise over his 40-year career, both in military service, as a contractor, and as a business owner. Additionally, he is author of the book Speak Well and Prosper: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Better Presentations.
Because of his outstanding work in public speaking and leadership, in 2002, Frank was awarded Toastmasters International’s highest individual award - Distinguished Toastmaster.
Frank is a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel. His expertise as an engineer, technical leader, and networker in military service and industry led to a variety of leadership assignments as a program manager and senior systems engineer, including positions at the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Pentagon, and, in industry, as the Deputy Lead Engineer of a 300-person national security program.
He formed DiBartolomeo Consulting International (DCI), LLC in 2007. The mission of DCI is to help technical professionals to inspire, motivate, and influence their colleagues and other technical professionals through improving their presentation skills, communication, and personal presence. Learn more about Frank on LinkedIn and on Facebook.
4:00 PM - Pre-Session
4:05 PM - Welcoming Remarks and Introduction - Bill Stokes, WNG Chairman
4:10 PM - Program Begins
5:20 PM - Program Ends > Adjourn
Our WNG Host:
This event is hosted by the WNG Chairman's Forum, which convenes special events with outstanding leaders on compelling topics of interest to our Washington Network Group membership and extended community.
Event Platform & Recordings:
This event takes place on the Zoom meeting platform. This session will be recorded. The WNG will share with registrants the video/chat thread recordings.
Early-bird rates are in effect until midnight on Sunday, June 13.
NOTE: After you have registered online via the WNG website, the WNG Office will send you a confirmation email with a Zoom link and password to participate in this meeting.
$5 for WNG Members (early-bird); $10 thereafter
$10 for Non-Members (early-bird); $20 thereafter
Join & Go:
$90: Become a WNG Member ($90 annual dues) and attend this particular event at no extra cost. Those registrants joining our membership may select this option when registering for the event. Afterward, the WNG Office will contact you to complete the process by submitting your online membership application.
Cancellation Policy: WNG 48-Hour Cancellation Policy applies to this event.
Questions: Contact the WNG Office: 202-455-4504.