Barks Talks to Meeting Planners: How to Get Better Speakers without Busting the Budget

For immediate release                                  Contact:    Ed Barks
Thursday, April 14, 2011                                                   (540) 955-0600


Today’s budget challenges demand creative answers from meeting planners. Members of the Association of Meeting Professionals (AMPs) will get practical budget-friendly solutions from Barks Communications President Ed Barks on May 10 when he presents “Better Speakers, Better Deals; Budget-friendly Ideas to Improve the Quality of Your Meetings.”

Information is available at Specifics of Barks’ presentation are as follows:

  • Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Place: Carnegie Institution for Science; 1530 P Street, NW; Washington, D.C.

Ed Barks leads communications training workshops that boost executives’ confidence and communications skills when they deal with reporters and members of Congress and when they speak in public. He also speaks before corporate and association meetings to help employees and members advance their careers and organizations. The former radio broadcaster is the author of The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations. As President of Barks Communications since 1997, he has taught more than 3500 executives and thought leaders how to succeed when they deal with the media, deliver presentations, and testify before government officials.