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How Grants Benefit Speakers & Virtual Conference Production (Zoom)

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

How Grants Benefit Speaking Professionals w/ Stephanie Sang & Virtual Conference Production – Why, How, and What to do! (Zoom)


Ever wonder if there are grants that your business could leverage, or perhaps grants that your clients could leverage to bring you in to deliver training to their teams? In this webinar, Grant Angel Stephanie Sang shares what funding is available to grow your business. She will uncover where businesses get stuck on grants, reveal myths that surround grants, and discuss areas of support that the Canadian government provides to for-profit entities both provincially and federally. Don’t miss out!

Stephanie Sang is CEO of Granted Consulting, and is known as a ‘Grant Angel’ in Western Canada. She is passionate about working with entrepreneurs in all industries on developing grant strategies for growth. Since 2011, Granted has supported 700+ clients and generated over $15.5 MM in grant funding at a success rate of 95%. Over the last few years, Stephanie has been invited to speak at events hosted by the Women Enterprise Centre, Better Business Bureau, CPABC, Disrupt HR, Food Processors Association, Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), The Executive Committee (TEC), CPHR, Chambers of Commerce, Business Improvement Associations, and other venues to educate entrepreneurs about grants in Canada.



Looking for a new income stream? Have you thought about moving into virtual conference production, featuring… you? Do you know how to offer public seminars, niche-specific conferences, and create great experiences for attendees who chose to attend virtually, and for those who want to be onsite?

Enjoy an interactive fireside chat with Kristin Arnold, CSP, CPF, CPF|M, Shari Bricks, CMP, DES and Rhonda Scharf, CSP, HoF, Global Speaking Fellow as they uncover what you need to know. Together they will save you money, headache, and frustration.

Shari Bricks:

Shari Bricks, CMP, DES, is the CEO of Bond Association Management, heading up the Local, Regional and International Association Management division. With a Bachelors of Commerce degree specializing in Hospitality and Tourism Management and an honors degree in Urban Planning plus over 25 years in the Administrative and Hospitality industries she has developed extensive knowledge in administering various types and sizes of projects, tasks, staff, and associations. Shari’s specialties include administration, governance, leadership, strategic thinking, and event/conference planning and execution. We all know Shari in her role of CAPS Executive Director and the Global Speakers Federation. Events (and now Virtual) are her passion!

Rhonda Scharf:

Rhonda Scharf is an author, speaker, trainer, and grandmother! She has earned her Certified Speaking Professional, is a member of the Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame, and is one of only 35 speakers worldwide who have earned their Global Speaking Fellow (meaning she truly has an international business), and been awarded the Spirit of CAPS award. She was the first speaker in the entire world to earn all four awards. Her peers consider Rhonda a leader in the speaking industry! Her natural warmth and sincerity are balanced by a healthy sense of the absurd, a combination that is useful in any situation.

Rhonda was one of the first Canadians to earn the “Certified Virtual Presenter” designation in 2020.

Rhonda’s professional speaking career began at age two… when her mother would offer her 25 cents to be quiet for five minutes!

Kristin Arnold:

Award-winning author Kristin Arnold is an expert in the area of leading workplace teams. As a high stakes meeting facilitator, keynote speaker, and professional panel moderator, Kristin has worked with over a hundred different organizations, three hundred different teams, and presented to over a half a million people around the world on the topics of leadership, strategy, innovation, critical thinking and teamwork.

As the past President of the National Speakers Association of the United States (2010-11) and one of the first female graduates of the United States Coast Guard Academy, Kristin brings 20 years of practical team building experience to your audience. She has worked with small businesses to Fortune 500 companies and is equally adept on the shop floor as she is in the executive boardroom.

She is considered to be the foremost expert on moderating panel discussions as well as author of six books including the award-winning book, Boring to Bravo: Proven Presentation Techniques to Engage, Involve, and Inspire Your Audience to Action. She is also a contributing author to myriad other team-based books such as The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation.

Kristin has a MBA in Marketing Strategy from St. Mary’s College of California. She has also earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association and the Certified Professional Facilitator | Master (CPF|M) designation from the International Association of Facilitators.

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June 26
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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