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Ted Garrison, Sales Speaker

Ted Garrison

    "Catalyst for Change" and Construction Industry Visionary
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Fee Range

$7,500 and Under

Travels From

Florida

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Ted Garrison, CSP, has 25 years management experience constructing 10 million square feet of commercial buildings. Since 1998 Ted has served the construction industry as a consultant, author, and speaker on construction management topics.

In addition to his Civil Engineering degree and BA from Rutgers University, Ted Garrison has practical experience working in framing, trim, and survey crews. Most of his experience has been working with general contractors and developers in project man­agement or senior executive positions in the development and construction of hotels, office buildings and parks, storage facilities, and public buildings. His last major construction project was as the Director of Construction on the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's largest non-highway public works project in history.

He is author of Strategic Planning for Contractors & co-author of five books on marketing, customer service, and leadership as well as numerous construction industry magazine articles.

As host of Internet radio, New Construction Strategies (www.NCS30.com), he conducts weekly interviews on current industry issues with leading industry experts.

Ted Garrison earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation, a designation held by less than 10% of speakers worldwide. He is a member of the International Advisory Board, Performance Based Studies Research Group at Arizona State University.

He averages over 50 presentations a year to national audiences including AIA, ABC, AGC, ARA,MCAA, CMAA, DBIA, IEC, NECA, PHCC, SMACNA, NFSA, World of Concrete, & others. He has conducted seminars in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Australia & Russia.  He is a member of ABC, AGC and DBIA. To book business trends speaker, Ted Garrison call Executive Speakers Bureau 800-754-9404.

Why You Need to Get out of the Construction Business (Alternate Title: How to Turn Around Your Business in the Midst of an Industry in Turmoil)

This program is for you if you are:

  • struggling to maintain profitability.
  • scrambling just to get work.
  • having difficulty finding and keeping enough qualified craftspeople and managers.

Stop Telling Your Prospects You Are the Best Value. Prove It!

You need to attend this program if you are:

  • struggling to maintain your profit margins when negotiating with clients.
  • making short lists but not getting the project award.
  • forced to compete for work from past clients.

Fire All the Managers

This program is for you if you are:

  • frustrated with the lack of initiative by your managers.
  • feeling you must be involved in every important decision.
  • struggling with problems that suddenly appear and threaten the success of your projects.

Secrets for Owners to Control Project Costs and Risk

You need to attend this program if you are:

a buyer of construction services.

frustrated with contractor performance on your projects.

concerned about missing deadlines or experiencing budget overruns.

10 Trade Secrets from The Art of War

You need to attend this program if you are:

  • bidding everything in sight with little result.
  • forced to sacrifice your profits to get work.
  • feeling like the recession has you in a vise.

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