Virtual presentation makeover: The essential tools and techniques you and your leaders need

When it comes to virtual presentations, are you and your people suffering from overloaded content, lifeless delivery or technical malfunctions?

Grabbing and holding a virtual audience’s attention has always been hard. Now it’s harder than ever with so many of us working from home.

Audiences are fighting Zoom fatigue and all manner of distractions, while presenters are dealing with technical limitations they may not face at the office.

This engaging program will help you better prepare your leaders and teams to deliver a quality virtual experience from anywhere, whether they’re doing media interviews, employee town halls, presentations to investors or any other critical communication.

And, of course, it will help you upgrade your own skills so you can model the improvements you seek in others!

The session covers the essentials of sharpening the content (both spoken and visual) and adapting delivery technique for maximum impact online. It also offers solutions to some of the technical hurdles associated with presenting from home.

We’ll be using the platform to create as much interaction as possible so we can learn from each other and do some individual goal-setting.

Altogether the program offers dozens of indispensable tips on becoming a more effective virtual presenter. The result for you and your people? More confidence, comfort and competence in the virtual spotlight — in this crisis and the next one.

Format: Workshop
Track: Career and Future Skills

Presenter / Rob Biesenbach / U.S.  works with leaders who want to persuade, sell and compel—anytime, anywhere, and in front of any audience. He’s helped hundreds of CEOs and other executives break free from Death by PowerPoint, tell their story, and communicate like humans. He’s an in-demand speaker and trainer, an award-winning consultant, a bestselling author and a Second City–trained actor. Biesenbach’s approach uses lessons from the world of show business to help people succeed in their business. He has presented at more than a dozen IABC events, including four times at IABC World. Other speaking clients include AARP, Allstate, American Cancer Society, Deloitte, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and Lockheed Martin. In former lives, he was a vice president at Ogilvy PR, press secretary to the Ohio Attorney General and a nonprofit and association executive in Washington, DC.