“Preparing and Presenting with Power and Persuading with Ease!!“ (C193-170501P-DMT)

May 01, 2017
6:00 PM EDT - 9:00 PM EDT
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Holiday Inn Oakville
590 Argus Road
Oakville , ON L6J 3J3

Preparing and Presenting with Power and Persuading with Ease!!


Successful business professionals base much of their success on superior speaking skills. The ability to prepare and deliver powerful presentations, whether speaking to clients, sponsors, colleagues, senior management, training others, is essential for your own success and the company as a whole. Regardless of where or to whom you speak, or whether you are selling an idea, product, or service, discover keys to unlocking the door to your speaking potential.

Let's examine how you can go from boring to brilliant, ordinary to extra-ordinary by finding out the most common mistakes speakers make, how to remedy or avoid them, and ultimately connect with your audiences, have them buy into your message and take action!

Don’t let anxiety, nervousness and fear of public speaking hold you back
Don’t let your lack of knowledge of the speaking process stall your ambitions, your advancement, your promotions.

Discover proven pointers to have greater impact as a business presenter by picking up simple, easy to use steps needed to prepare and present more effectively so your message is memorable!

To become a more confident, competent, charismatic presenter, which public speaking world class tips and techniques below do you need to apply to achieve this goal while at the same time, make your audiences TALL (Think, Act, Laugh, Learn).

•  How to open with a bang and captivate your audience
•  How to use storytelling tips and keep your audience engaged throughout
•  How to develop compelling, connecting content that connects
•  How to ensure that your presentation has a solid structure
•  How to use dynamic delivery techniques
•  How to close with impact and many more

SPEAKER - Kathryn MacKenzie


Monday, May 01, 2017


6:00 - 7:00 P.M. Networking/Cocktails (cash bar)
7:00 - 8:00 P.M. Sit Down Dinner
8:00 - 9:00 P.M. Main Presentation


Holiday Inn Oakville (Centre), 590 Argus Road, Oakville, ON, L6J 3J3 (905) 842-5000. 

Exit south off of the QEW onto Trafalgar Road South then turn west immediately onto Argus Road. For a map to the location, click here.



PMI Member


(pay online by credit card only)

$35.00 + HST

$45.00 + HST

Payment by credit card

On-line using your Visa, MasterCard or Diners Club card before the registration deadline only. No payment will be accepted at the door. Receipts are issued and e-mailed to you at time of payment.

Deadline & cancellation:

Registration and cancellation deadlines are 5:30 P.M. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Continuing the registration process constitutes acceptance of the Cancellation Policy:

PMI Lakeshore reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrolment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If PMI Lakeshore cancels an event, registrants will be provided a full refund.

If a registrant has to cancel their event registration:

1. All registered attendees are required to notify the PMI Lakeshore Chapter of any cancellations by sending an e-mail message to cancel@pmiloc.org with your cancellation request. To expedite your cancellation, please include the transaction ID number from your receipt or the event code/program number that starts with "C193" in your request.

2. Unless specifically stated on event materials, the cancellation deadline is as follows:

• Dinner Meeting - by 5:00 P.M. five (5) business days prior to the event.
• Professional Development Event – by 5:00 P.M. three (3) business days prior to the event.

****** Note: Late cancellations forfeit payments. No refunds. ******

3. Cancellations received prior to the cancellation deadline will be eligible to receive a full refund, less an administration fee determined by the board for that event type.
4. Refund of a registration paid by a personal or corporate credit card will be handled as follows:
• If the registration has not been processed, the registration request will 
be cancelled.
• If the registration has been processed, the credit card account used for the original registration will be credited for the registration amount, less the administration fee equal to 6% of the amount billed rounded off to the nearest dollar, within 30 days of the event. 
5. Refund of a registration paid by personal or corporate cheque will be handled as follows:
• If the cheque has not been processed, the cheque will be voided and returned to sender. 
• If the cheque has been processed, a refund cheque will be mailed, less the administration fee of equal to 6% of the amount billed rounded off to the nearest dollar, within 30 days of the event. Cancellations received after the stated cancellation deadline will not be eligible for a refund. After the deadline, the chapter has purchased a non-refundable meal and/or printed materials on your behalf.

Event Photograph Policy

The C193 Chapter of the Project Management Institute (“PMIC193”) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by PMIC193, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. PMIC193 may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by PMIC193 including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

By participating in or attending a PMI event or by failing to notify PMI, by answering the registration questions, your desire to not have your photograph used by PMI, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify PMI from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

Program Number


C193-170501P-DMT (Leadership - 2 PDUs, Activity Type: Organization Meetings can be claimed for attending this presentation).


contact regsitration

If you have questions or comments on the event please contact the Chapter, by email at webmaster@pmiloc.org.


$45.00 PMI Lakeshore Non-Member Registration

$35.00 PMI Lakeshore Member Registration