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Las Vegas trade show books Spark seminar on speaking anxiety


August 14, 2014

Las Vegas, NV — The trade show industry’s premier event has invited Spark keynote speaker Andy Saks to to deliver a seminar on speaking anxiety.

Saks will share Spark’s signature keynote speech on overcoming speaking anxiety: “Fear to Fun: How to stop freaking with public speaking” in a seminar session at the Exhibitor Show.

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Presentation expert Andy Saks will deliver his seminar on speaking anxiety at the Exhibitor Show 2015 in Las Vegas

Known as “Exhibitor Live!” and billed as “the smart ideas conference for exhibit and event marketers,” the Exhibitor Show is the number one conference and expo for trade show and event marketing professionals from all industries at all experience levels.

It takes place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, March 1-5, 2015. It features over 180 comprehensive sessions and workshops, as well as North America’s largest exhibition of trade show and event products and services.

“Fear to Fun” helps speakers understand and conquer their speaking anxiety by explaining the physiology behind the fear of public speaking, and sharing easy, free, practical tips for muting its symptoms. Topics include:

  • Why evolution makes everyone freak when they speak
  • Four common fears that amplify that anxiety
  • The science behind symptoms from sweaty palms to butterflies
  • Fast, easy strategies to help you mitigate your fear

The seminar will feature a slideshow, workbook, discussion and interactive exercises.

Saks will also facilitate a Peer2Peer Roundtable discussion on a related topic, and be featured in a signing session for his book, The Presentation Playbook: Be a Most Valuable Presenter.



Andy Saks, Spark Presentations

Spark owner and keynote speaker Andy Saks

Spark Presentations is a private company founded in 1998 that provides presentation skills training and speech coaching for executives, salespeople, marketers and others, plus booth staff training for trade show exhibitors.

Spark also books professional presenters to represent its clients at high-profile events as keynote speakers, trade show booth presenters, masters of ceremonies (emcees) and live auctioneers.

Spark’s owner, Andy Saks, is also the author of The Presentation Playbook Series: Be a Most Valuable Presenter (MVP), a three-volume series of books that help businesspeople master common presentation situations by building and running speaking “plays” like a coach or player calls a key play in a game. Volume 1 is available now in print and PDF formats on Spark’s website and at these online retailers and formats: Amazon print, Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks and Barnes & Noble print and Nook.


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