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NSA Colorado - Next Event

Friday, May 11

11:30 am - 3:00 pm

A Guest and New Member orientation starts at 11:00 am


Keynote Session

Meeting Industry Trends and Challenges
Boost Your Business with Insider Info


With Deborah Gardner, CMP


Get the facts about those who hire you. Explore the internal and external factors impacting meeting design, content delivery and budgets.

  • [E]xtremely helpful for new or seasoned speakers. A must attend informational program!   -Patricia Fripp, past NSA President

  • She is my go-to expert for the meetings industry—and once you see her present, she will be yours, too!  -David Glickman, CSP, CPAE

  • Amazing stats and information! Deborah is a Pro speaking to Pros and entertainment wise, she is not to be missed!   Naomi Rhode, CSP, CPAE



Opening Session 

Building, Presenting, and Selling Your Keynote


with Karl Mecklenberg, CSP


Karl Mecklenburg, CSP, has been an NSA member and keynote speaker for 15 years. Karl's solopreneur 35- to 40-speech annual keynote business is based on the information he will share in this presentation.

  • How do I add more keynotes to my schedule?
  • What stories should I use?
  • How do I price a keynote?

These questions and many more will be answered. Yes, when you give Karl a microphone there will be a few football stories too.



Upcoming NSA-CO Events

June TBD -- Members only End of Year Celebration



Saturday meetings are 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday meetings are 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Guest and New Member orientation is held at 8:00 am for Saturday events, and 11:30 am for Friday events.


First-time guests $40

Pro Members $50 / $40 early bird

 Pro Candidates $60 / $50 early bird

Guests $70 / $60 early bird

 Early bird deadline is 10:00 pm, two weeks before the event.


Saturday meetings include breakfast; Friday meetings include lunch.

Gluten-free and vegetarian options are always available.



11:00 Guest Orientation/First Timer Meeting
11:30 Lunch
12:00-3:00 Program

8:00 Guest Orientation/First Timer Meeting
8:00 Breakfast
8:30-11:30 Program


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