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Alan Berg, speaker

Alan Berg

    • Certified Speaking Professional
    • Global Speaking Fellow
    • Trainer
    • Keynote Speaker
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Fee Range

$7,500 and Under

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New Jersey

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Alan Berg - With more than 25 years in sales, marketing and sales management, Alan Berg has been called “The Leading International Expert on the Business of Weddings & Events”. He’s a Certified Speaking Professional™, the highest earned designation conferred by the National Speakers Association, and one of only 36 Global Speaking Fellows worldwide!

Alan is a featured presenter every year at major industry conferences in North America and internationally. He has extensive sales, sales management and marketing experience ranging from publishing two wedding magazines, to Vice President of Sales and Education at The Knot (the nation’s leading multi-platform wedding resource), and now, in addition to public speaking and consulting with venues, caterers, entrepreneurs and local businesses, Alan is also a contributing Education Guru for WeddingWire, the leading wedding technology company (with websites in 15 countries). He also speaks and consults for websites in Ireland, Dubai, India, Australia, the UK, as well as countless venues, hotels, bridal shops, planners, entertainers and more.

Alan has presented in 14 countries, 5 of them in Spanish, and is the author of the books “If your website was an employee, would you fire it?”, “Your Attitude for Success”, “Shut Up and Sell More Weddings & Events!”, “Why Don’t They Call Me? – 8 Tips for converting wedding & event inquiries into sales.” , and his latest book “Wit, Wisdom and the Business of Weddings.”

Alan speaks to thousands of entrepreneurs and business professionals every year through webinars, live presentations, small-group Mastermind Days and on-site sales training.

Shut Up, and Sell More!

You’ll always know more about your products and services than your customers, but not everyone needs to hear it all. In this presentation, based on his popular book: "Shut Up and Sell More Weddings & Events", Alan will show you how to ask better questions, and really listen to the answers, which will help you sell more in less time. Sound good?

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • What kinds of questions to ask, and when
  • How to sell more, in less time
  • Real questions you can use, right away

Time: 30 minutes - 1 hour plus Q&A (time and format permitting)
Presentation format: Keynote or Breakout

Top Down Selling for a Better Bottom Line

When it comes to running your business, it’s better to work smarter, not harder. This attitude doesn’t just apply to your services – it also applies to your sales process! In this presentation Alan will show you how to leverage top down selling opportunities to help boost your bottom line, by increasing your average sale.

Come to this session and learn:

  • How to re-structure your packages/offerings to sell more
  • How to assess and reduce the opportunity cost for your business
  • How to stop leaving money on the table with your clients
  • How to make more money from the same number of events

Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour plus Q&A (time and format permitting)
Presentation format: Keynote or Breakout

Your Attitutde for Success - choose your attitutde for a better perspectibe on life and work

What separates the successful businesses from the rest? It’s not ideas or money, it’s the attitude that they bring to the table, every day. Do you have what it takes to succeed? It’s there, inside of you.

There never seem to be enough hours in a day, so what can you do? The good news is that there’s a lot that you can and should be doing, you just need a little help, a little perspective or maybe a big nudge. Attend this session to recharge your inner power to reach greater heights, personally and professionally. You’ll leave feeling empowered to take the actions necessary to move your business forward.

In this keynote session you’ll hear:

  • How to understand the power of your perspective
  • How your time is more in your control than you may believe
  • How you're not alone in what you're feeling
  • How you can use this power to succeed in business and in life

Time: 1 hour
Presentation format: Keynote or Breakout

Make Them Love You - Creating an Exceptional Customer Expoerience

The customer experience starts before the sale, actually before you ever get to speak with a prospect. You don’t get to give great customer service until after the sale. Do you know what it feels like to do business with your company? It costs little, or nothing, to be exceptional and Alan will show you how.

Come to this session and hear:

  • What it means to provide an exceptional customer experience
  • How exceeding their expectations is not about giving a discount
  • What to do when something goes wrong!
  • How to increase your chances of getting them back after they’ve shopped around

Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour plus Q&A (time and format permitting)
Presentation format: Keynote or Breakout

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