There are many terrific public speaking trainers and programs designed to teach you about public speaking but few programs that will talk to you about the business of public speaking. As a business owner, solopreneur or consultant you probably already know that public speaking can help drive business success and thought leadership status. Or it can BE a business, driving actual revenue. What do you need to do to make that a reality? Bobbie Carlton, the founder of Innovation Women, Innovation Nights and Carlton PR & Marketing, will take you behind the scenes in the events and conference world. She’ll introduce you to the four different kinds of public speaking; help you assess which kind will drive your business the farthest fastest and show you how to get yourself on the right stages (whether in-person or virtual). You’ll learn: The key business benefits of public speaking How to create a foundation for public speaking? What kinds of opportunities are available to you? The different public speaking business models How to determine the best model for you and your business? Presenter: Bobbie Carlton Bobbie Carlton is a speaker and serial entrepreneur. She’s the founder of Carlton PR & Marketing, Innovation Nights and Innovation Women, or, as she calls them, the day job, the night job and the dream job. Carlton is an entertaining, tell-like-it-is speaker who speaks extensively (and passionately) about public speaking and how it can be the driving force behind career growth and business success. She's a TEDx speaker; the entertaining host of Innovation Nights; she's spoken at the United Nations; and she's been on the main stage for some of the world’s best-known conferences for technical and professional women. Carlton has been featured on CBS News, in the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, USA Today and other major media. She’s inspired thousands of women to take control of their own speaking careers and businesses. She’s also worked with hundreds of event managers to deliver diverse, inclusive and gender-equitable events.