Ty Bennett, Gilda Bonanno, Dick Bruso, Bill Cates, Molly Cox, Lois Creamer, Lou Heckler, Sam Horn, Shep Hyken, Nancy Juetten



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Ty Bennett

With a natural ability to engage and empower others, Ty draws on his experience in the trenches to share real and tangible techniques about the principles of leadership that continue to create his success. Ty was recently featured as one of the Top 40 Under 40.

Ty is a young, fresh voice providing interactive presentations that are engaging, dynamic and inspiring. His clients include some of the most recognizable brands in the world such as: Coca-Cola, AT&T, Home Depot, NY Life, Delta Airlines and Remax. Ty has shared the stage with celebrities, Olympians and world-renowned thought leaders such as President Bush and President Clinton.

Ty’s best-selling books – The Power of Influence and The Power of Storytelling: The Art of Influential Communication – are used in graduate courses at multiple universities including MIT, as today’s version of “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” Ty is also the co-author of The Two Most Important Days of Your Life.

Gilda Bonanno

Improve your ability to communicate with confidence  and lead with influence so you can be more successful than you thought possible.  Gilda Bonanno partners with executives, organizations and entrepreneurs to create customized and practical strategies and tactics for communication and leadership success.

Her expertise is based on her global experience working with clients throughout North America and in Europe, China, India, Thailand and Brazil and her real-world work experience in corporate, academic, government, nonprofit and entrepreneurial environments.

Dick Bruso

Dick Bruso, founder of Heard Above The Noise, is an accomplished professional speaker and internationally acclaimed branding/marketing expert. He presents entertaining high-content keynote speeches and workshops with emphasis on creative branding, marketing and strategic networking. He is an active member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), NSA/Colorado and the Global Speakers Federation.

Dick served as president of the NSA/Colorado Chapter for 2005-2006, and was a member of both the NSA National PR Advisory Task Force and the Biola University Studio Task Force. He is, also, the recipient of the NSA/Colorado 2007 Sabah Award and the CSAE 2003 Associate of the Year Award. In addition, Dick chaired the 2011-2012 NSA National Speakers Academy and was the co-chair of the NSA Cavett Institute.

As a highly regarded branding consultant Dick has served numerous organizations and professionals throughout the United States and Canada for over two decades. He creates and helps implement powerful branding, media, and relationship-building strategies to help position his clients to be “heard above the noise” in the marketplace.

Bill Cates

Founded by Bill Cates, CSP, CPAE, Referral Coach International works with organizations and individuals who want to acquire more clients/customers through word of mouth, referrals, and personal introductions.  All of our systems and programs have one overall goal in mind – to increase your revenue without increasing your marketing expenses.

We produce results! From needs assessment, to program development, to program delivery, to follow-up and reinforcement, Referral Coach International is committed to teaching our proven referral system, strategies and tactics, in a manner that actually changes beliefs and behaviors – producing tangible results.

Bill Cates’ Referral Marketing System™ is a comprehensive and client-centered approach that creates strong client engagement, consistent leverage for new opportunities, and solid connections that lead to new business.

With the right culture in place, results can be sustained indefinitely.

Molly Cox

Rarely do you find a combination of original material, solid content, and hysterical delivery. Molly delivers.

As the former director of sales and marketing for two hotels, the general manager of an upscale athletic club and the co-founder of an improv and sketch comedy company, Molly understands business and people.

Her perspective and experience on what it takes to inspire people to outstanding results in a range of businesses. Molly specializes in humor and stress management in healthcare, and has done keynote presentations, and workshops for hundreds of healthcare organizations from hospitals to assisted living and healthcare providers.

Lois Creamer

“I work with professional speakers who want to book more business, make more money and avoid costly mistakes.”

Get the results you’re looking for in your speaking business…

  • Increase bookings
  • Develop a memorable positioning statement
  • Create outstanding promotional materials
  • Identify target markets
  • Qualify prospects faster and easier
  • Answer sales objections and close more sales
  • Find the decision maker
  • Develop other revenue streams
  • Develop your “sales speak”
  • Gain the competitive edge
  • Discover how Lois can help you to Book More Business! Learn how to quantify prospect’s interest, close more sales, and effective “sales speak”.

Bold claim? YES! But I’ve been working with professional speakers to do just this for years. You can benefit from that combined knowledge and take your business to the next level! What’s more, I guarantee it!

Lou Heckler

With 15 years of on-air television experience and more than twice that number in professional speaking, Lou Heckler will deliver and deliver and deliver. The most frequent comment he hears from meeting professionals goes something like this: “You combined solid, usable content with fantastic and funny stories from real life and really hit a home run for our members.”

Lou has made a living from the written and spoken word since he was 14 years old. He has been a major university adjunct faculty member, host of his own television talk show, essayist for the national PBS show, “Nightly Business Report,” and Hall-of-Fame professional speaker who has traveled the globe, helping audiences more fully focus on the people side of business.

Sam Horn

Founder, and CEO of the INTRIGUE AGENCY helps people create respectful, collaborative, compelling, one-of-a-kind communications and projects that scale their income and positive influence – for good.

Her work  has been featured in New York Times, Fast Company, Investors Business Daily, BusinessWeek, Forbes, INC, Foreign Service Journal, Huffington Post and on MSNBC, Bloomberg, Sirius, and NPR.

Her books  – including POP! Tongue Fu!®, ConZentrate, What’s Holding You Back? and Washington Post bestseller Got Your Attention? – have been endorsed by dozens of thought leaders including Stephen Covey, Dan Pink, Tony Robbins, Miki Agrawal, Keith Ferrazzi, Ken Blanchard and Marshall Goldsmith.

Her 20+ year track record of results includes speaking for such clients as National Geographic, Cisco, SXSW, Fortune 500 Forum, Intel, American Society of Association Executives, Capital One, NASA, Young Presidents Organization, Boeing, KPMG, Accenture,  the U.S .Navy and Four Seasons Resorts.

Shep Hyken

Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations.  He is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author and has been inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame for lifetime achievement in the speaking profession.

Shep works with companies and organizations who want to build loyal relationships with their customers and employees. His articles have been read in hundreds of publications, and he is the author of Moments of Magic®, The Loyal Customer, The Cult of the Customer, The Amazement Revolution and Amaze Every Customer Every Time. He is also the creator of The Customer Focus™, a customer service training program which helps clients develop a customer service culture and loyalty mindset. (Now available as an online/web-based training program!)

Nancy Juetten

Get Known Get Paid Mentor and Business Building Expert Nancy Juetten inspires and guides coaches, experts and authors to get seen, heard, celebrated, and COMPENSATED for their brilliant work. She started out in 2009 by building buzz around her ‘bye-bye boring bio’ expertise. By guiding clients to solve this universal and urgent problem, she has since grown her business into a global and thriving enterprise that serves luminaries and aspiring luminaries around the world.

Nancy encourages clients to embrace their quirks, raise their voices, inspire and lead. That means showing up at first glance by being the BEST version of who they are and building rock solid businesses that fuel ongoing profits. Thousands of coaches, consultants, solopreneurs, speakers, infopreneurs, and aspiring and thriving authors around the world attract clients, speaking gigs, and media attention to fuel their profitable businesses as a direct result of lessons and proven ways she shares to support their success. Start first by downloading www.sizzlingspeakersheet.com.