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Don’t Blend In: How to Influence People in Under a Minute

March 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Do you know how to turn a chance meeting into a new business lead by the way you introduce yourself?  Ever wonder why some of your networking opportunities fall flat?  If so, you should join us for an interactive lunch program where you’ll get professional advice on effective communication, how to quickly build trust in relationships, and how to craft a winning elevator speech with Melinda Marcus, Expert in the Science of Influence.      

Melinda is a sought-after keynote and Ted Talk speaker. She consults with executives and organizations globally on how to influence decisions before you lose big opportunities. As a result, her clients (including Texas Instruments, Morgan Stanley, and two NFL teams) have become more effective presenters, won major decisions from their boards, and attracted more than $275 million in new business.

This program covers material relevant to SMPS Domain of Practice #3 and is worth 1 CEU.

Perkins+Will’s office is located just off the Pearl Arts District DART station for your convenience. There is also a surface lot available to the south of the building for $7 if you choose to drive. 

Walk-ins are welcome; however, a $5 administration fee will apply at the door.

Registrations must be received 1 working day prior to the event. Cancellations are fully refundable with 24 hours or greater notice. After registration closes you will be responsible for the full cost of the program, even if you cannot make the event. To cancel your registration and receive a refund, please contact Julia Meade at treasurer@smpsdallas.org.

Although payments and contributions to SMPS Dallas are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes, they may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses under other provisions of the IRS.


March 20
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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2218 Bryan Street Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75201
Dallas, TX 75201 US
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