President’s Message – October 2019

  Your Big Banana has some Serious Fun: Connecting over the Town Hall and the Cocktail Hour Love for the Experts who Speak Facebook group Meet the Experts Oh yeah, and there is a Convention coming… 6.2.6

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President’s Message – September 2019

  In this banana-flavoured episode: Thanks to the Toronto Chapter! Update from the Chapter Leadership Summit The new CAPS Vision and Strategic Plan Watch for nominations for the Peter Legge Award and Warren Evans Spirit of CAPS Award A huge Speaker School Academy Sale for Non-CAPS Members for October London Convention – still looking for… Continue reading

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President’s Message – August 2019

Michael Kerr talks about #CAPSCon2019, Influence, chapter leadership, our national board elections and more. And don’t forget to get your say in our Big Banana underwear drive

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CAPS Convention – July 2019 Update

There is simply no way to put into this newsletter all the amazing experts and topics that will be covered at the 2019 CAPS Convention but let me try! Each month, I’ll cover one day’s list of concurrent speakers, experts, and topics so you can start evaluating where you are going to spend your time… Continue reading

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President’s Message – July 2019

The real Michael Kerr steps up, Influence, our newest CSP’s, the National Board elections, our new President Elect, the Leadership Summit in Toronto, CAPS Academy, and of course banana underwear and #CAPSCon2019 Convention in December! And don’t forget to get your say in our Big Banana underwear drive

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Q&A with CAPS Foundation President, Lorne Kelton

Over the past few months, I’ve been asked several great questions from both new and long-standing CAPS members. These include:  Who runs the CAPS Foundation? What services does the Foundation provide? Where does the Foundation get its funds? Why is the Foundation incorporated separately from the CAPS association? Will the Foundation be expanding its reach… Continue reading

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President’s Message – June 2019

The Experts who Speak Facebook page, a recovering selfish jerk and how one speaker changed the path of his life and business, the survey results, our National Town Hall meeting. And don’t forget to get your say in our Big Banana underwear drive

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CAPS Speaker Academy Update

We are excited to announce the launch of the CAPS Speaker Academy! There is incredible content to help professional speakers grow their business and move to the next level. In the academy, you will find contributions from many CAPS members that are invaluable in many areas of the speaking business. Where else can you get… Continue reading

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President’s Message – May 2019

In this month’s message we give a big thank you to all who made this year’s renewal campaign a success (and find out how many members we now have), news about Steve Lowell, the Speaker Academy, the National and Convention surveys, and some very ‘eye-opening’ information about underwear and the CAPS Foundation…

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CAPS Chapters show grassroots support for the CAPS Foundation

The CAPS Foundation was established in 2007 as a way for our members to help other members in need.  Whether the crisis is personal tragedy, mental or physical health, financial or natural disaster, our members have stepped up to create a financial resource available to all members, which now tops over $200,000 in assets, and… Continue reading

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CAPS and the 2020 Global Speakers Summit

Hey CAPS Members… Since I am in the awesome position of being Executive Director for both CAPS and the GSF I have some news to share with you. Did you know….. the 2020 Global Speakers Summit will be held February 21st to 24th, 2020 in the beautiful city of Swakupmond, Namibia. In a decided effort to… Continue reading

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Healthy Minds and Well Being – A CAPS Monthly Dialogue

In 2017, Suzanne Stevens had an idea. As CAPS National President, she thought there was a need to serve the CAPS and non-CAPS communities by advancing a conversation around healthy minds and wellbeing. A number of Chapters offered events and there was plenty of uptakes. One example was a conversation between David Gouthro and Barry Lewis Green, both with experience… Continue reading

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