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New Hampshire marketers book Spark presentation skills, PowerPoint training


October 23, 2013

After booking Spark’s webinar training in September, insurance administrator Long Term Care Partners has tapped Spark for more presentation training.

LTC Partners has engaged Spark owner and presentation skills trainer Andy Saks to provide ongoing speech coaching on an as-needed basis for its sales and marketing teams. The presentation coaching uses a freestyle, one-on-one format in which coaching clients dictate the skills and content they want to improve, and Saks tailors all content, suggestions and practice accordingly.

LTC Partners has also booked Saks to deliver Spark’s PowerPoint training program, “Bulletproof PowerPoint: creating clear, concise, compelling presentation slides,” during a two-day staff meeting in January. This program features critical best practices for how to make a PowerPoint, and includes a live, customized “slide makeover” of a client’s slide deck.

The new bookings come on the heels of Spark’s September delivery of a six-hour webinar training program, “Remote Control: How to engage, educate and entertain your webinar audience” to LTC Partners’ marketing team.

Elizabeth Callahan, Senior Account Manager at LTC Partners, said of the webinar skills training:

“Thank you for delivering Spark’s powerful webinar skills training program to my webinar team. So many people stopped by my desk afterward to tell me they thought it was valuable and excellent.

Your unique content is helping us put some interactive punch in our webinars, your delivery was fun and engaging throughout, and you were a pleasure to work with from the moment I contacted you.

It’s a tough crowd and you made me look very good!”



Long Term Care Partners

LTC Partners has booked Spark to deliver speech coaching and PowerPoint training

Long Term Care Partners, LLC® (LTCP or LTC Partners®), was created in 2002 to administer the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP), a long term care insurance program offered to Federal and U.S. Postal Service employees and annuitants, active and retired members of the uniformed services, and their qualified relatives.

In addition, LTCP also administers BENEFEDS, a secure website that enables Federal employees and annuitants to enroll in and manage their Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) coverage.



Andy Saks, Spark Presentations

Spark speech coach and PowerPoint trainer Andy Saks

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

Spark also books professional presenters and public speakers to represent its clients at high-profile events, in roles like keynote speaker, trade show booth presenter, master of ceremonies (emcee) and auctioneer, as well as on camera talent and voice talent.

Spark’s client list includes large corporations like AT&T, Best Buy, FedEx, Hyundai, Intel, Kimberly-Clark, Olympus, Owens-Corning, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, and Volvo; high-tech industry players like AMD, Atrion, Citrix, Gigamon, and Symantec; service organizations like Vistage, 1nService and NERCOMP; and New England institutions like the Boston Jewish Film Festival.

Spark’s owner, Andy Saks, is also the author of The Presentation Playbook, 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.

For more information on Spark services, please contact Andy Saks via email or Spark’s Contact page.


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