International Builders' Show
January 21 - 23, 2020
Las Vegas, NV
JAN 21-23, 2020

Spokesperson Training Part I: Question & Answer Skills for Business & Media

Saturday, January 18 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Encore Hotel

Registration Type: IBS Expo-only, but additional purchase required

Signature Group(s): Pre-show Course

Continuing Education: NAHB - 6.0 CE hour(s)

Instructor: Ramona DuBose

In today’s world, both business meetings and news interviews occur quickly and can be posted instantaneously. The first part of this series, Question and Answer Skills for Business and Media, will help you master strategies for developing key messages and delivering them effectively for various platforms - from print to social media to face-to-face business contacts. The training includes instruction, skill-building exercises and on-camera practice interviews.

As a results of this class you will be able to:
  •Evaluate your real audience and speak to them clearly by developing key messages with compelling supporting evidence
  •Handle tough questions and how to build a bridge from an ‘off topic’ inquiry back to your message
  •Recognize your rights and how to use them to effectively communicate your perspective in interviews and business meetings, and respond to questions with confidence

Students should bring a bio or resume to class. Class size is limited to 12.

This Course Qualifies For:
  •6.0 CE for AIBD
  •6 CE for all NAHB Designations except HCCP

How to Register:

Attendees must register separately for pre-show courses, which require an additional fee. If you are attending IBS, pre-show courses can be added during the IBS registration process. If you are not attending IBS you can register online in advance for a pre-show course only. Registration for pre-show courses will close in advance of the show. Limited onsite registration may be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


NAHB Council Member Fee: $529
NAHB/NKBA Member Fee: $529
Non-Member Fee: $529

Sponsored by:

Lowe's ProServices

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