**Registration for 2021 is closed.**
We've got all the fun and wild details coming up in a short, 30-minute webinar happening LIVE at 11am PT / 2pm ET on Wednesday, April 14th. **Watch the replay below**
The program launches on Wednesday, April 21st so no time to dilly-dally!
Note this is for the U.S. / Americas leg of the global conference only. The other cohorts have been filled for 2021.
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**Registration for 2021 is closed.**
I'm soooo curious, tell me more . . .
You know how most financial planning conferences have the same speakers?
And how they, you know, tend to *all look the same*?
This program is all about changing that.
It was started by NextGen Planners in the UK in 2020 to flip the traditional financial planning conference format on its head.
Now, they're taking the program global and Innovating Advice has teamed up to make that happen in North America.
It's an 8-week coaching, training and support program for financial planners with little to no public speaking experience and is committed to gender and racial diversity among participants (wild, huh?).
You will be supported through researching a topic, designing your narrative, developing your presentation skills and taking the virtual stage to share your kick-ass 10-minute presentation at #NEXTGEN21 - The Largest Global Financial Planning Conference in the World - June 23-24.
Did you say 'Largest Global Financial Planning Conference in the World?'
And since we're all #numbersnerds, here are some for you:
JUNE 23 - 25
That were just as terrified or excited as you and went through the same International Speaker & Influencer Program
The Advice Gap
Don't they say public speaking is scarier than death? I feel that.
And we've got you!
Most things are scary before we try them.
But they're a whole lot easier when we go through them with other people that feel exactly the same way.
And even better than that, one of the four coaches in the program is an Anxiety & Mental Health Expert, here to help you through those wanna-barf, hide-in-a-corner, never-ever-nuh-uh-no-way feelings.
'I'm terrified but that means I should do it!'
'I've been wanting to break into speaking!'
Either way - great!
This program is about showing you just how much you're capable of - even if you don't believe it yourself right now - and that you have a valuable message to share.
It's also about providing that opportunity you may have been searching for - to finally break into the speaking circuit, and make your debut at The Largest Global Financial Planning Conference in the World! #goals
Will I really be presenting at a GLOBAL conference?!
How cool is that?!
Terrifying too... sure... but that'll pass.
It's just a TEN MINUTE presentation and you'll be delivering it virtually, so no bright, hot, blinding lights or eyeballs staring back at you. Just supportive colleagues around the world cheering you on.
Where's the fine print?
No fine print here. We're all about transparency, propelling the profession forward and having a lotta fun.
So... is there a cost for the International Speaker & Influencer Program?
The program is free to all members of the IA (Innovating Advice) Community. I promise that's not an attempt at written mind tricks.
This Program is one of the flagship initiatives for the Community this year and if you think this is bold and cool, you're getting a good feel for what the Community is all about.
What is the time commitment?
There's a full day of coaching spread across the 8-weeks and you're encouraged to join each session live, though recordings will be available. The dates are:
Weds. Apr. 21, 4-5:30pm ET: Presenting with Impact Session 1
Weds. Apr. 28, 4-5:30pm ET: Presenting with Impact Session 2
Tues. May 4, 2-2:45pm ET: Managing Anxiety with Nick Elston
Tues. May 4 2:45-3:30pm ET: Emotional Storytelling with Nick Elson
Weds. June 23, 12pm-7pm ET: The International Financial Planning Conference (U.S. Leg)!
There's also a little homework throughout which should only take a few hours then the focus is on building and practicing your 10-minute presentation.
For safety (#techissues), you'll pre-record your presentation but you'll need to be available during your speaking slot as the goal is to deliver it live and feel elated once you're done.
How much is membership in the IA Community?
Because accessibility and inclusion are important to us, membership is just US$47/m. No locks ins, tie downs or escape rooms you can't get out of.
So could I do this program then cancel?
You could, but we're pretty sure you'll want to stick around, which is why we don't lock you in.
You can learn all about the IA Community here.
And if you do want to lock something in, go ahead and sign up now to secure your spot in the Program and to speak at the conference. That's one thing this conference does have in common with others - there are only so many speaking slots, even if they are just 10-minutes.
If you still have questions or prefer talking one-on-one, you can schedule a call below.
You can also use the fun 'Talk to Me' feature in the bottom right to send a written, audio or video message. Bonus points for video messages!