Education Luncheon & Annual Meeting: Public Speaking

The Top Five Mistakes Presenters Make – and How to Avoid Them

Whether you are presenting to one person or one hundred people, be it a sales presentation, a keynote or even a 60-second elevator pitch, it is an opportunity not to be missed. Unfortunately, all too often presenters make easily avoidable mistakes that diminish their message, confuse or offend their audience, and worst of all, do not get them the result they seek.

Join us as Debbie Fay illustrates for us the five most common and egregious mistakes presenters make and shares with us the tools to avoid making them ourselves.

Debbie FayOur Speaker:

Debbie Fay, Founder and President, bespeak presentation solutions llc

Debbie Fay is founder of bespeak presentation solutions, llc, providing one on one public speaking coaching, presentation development and corporate training to businesses worldwide since 2006. Debbie helps her clients present themselves with confidence, conviction, and clarity, delivering presentations that get heard and get results. Debbie is a sought after speaker and contributing author to and the Huffington Post.

Her book, Nail it. Create and deliver presentations that connect, compel, and convince., hailed by Kirkus Reviews as Compassionate, positive encouragement for speakers who need to improve their games” is available on and from other book retailers. To learn more about Debbie, go to, follow her on twitter @bespeak, and on Facebook.


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Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
11:30 AM Registration and Networking
12:00 PM Buffet Lunch and Program
Location: Birchwood Country Club,25 Kings Hwy S, Westport, CT 06880

Luncheon Fee

*GUEST of AFP Member – $40

A BENEFIT for all AFP-Fairfield County Chapter Members! We encourage you to invite a prospective member to an AFP educational program at a special rate of $40.
*Reservations can be made online by the guest, but the Member must attend the event. Walk-in guests will not qualify for special rate. Guests may only receive a special guest rate one time.