2018 October SME Membership Meeting

October 23, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
THE Country Club of Sioux Falls

Speaker: Chris Westfall                                     westfallonline.com
Topic: Leadership Language
Sponsor:  TBA

What’s the secret to leadership, influence and engagement? Whether you wish to persuade your employees or your customers, success starts with your story. Chris Westfall has helped his clients to land Shark Tank, Dragons Den in Canada and even Shark Tank Australia. He’s helped launch over four dozen businesses, raised nearly $60 million in investment capital, and he’s appeared on CNN and ABC NEWS.  Find out how to create a powerful message, in this highly interactive presentation from the US National Elevator Pitch Champion!

SME Members FREE!  Guests $40.  RSVP to 605-336-5626 or email info@smesiouxfalls.org if a guest or use the CVent Registration process if a SME Member.

How’s your elevator pitch? Chris Westfall has created multi-million dollar revenue streams for companies on four continents, with innovative new strategies on leadership communication. As the US National Elevator Pitch Champion, he’s helped clients to land on Shark Tank, Dragon’s Den, and Shark Tank – Australia. A consultant to financial leaders and Fortune 100 companies, he’s helped entrepreneurs to launch a broad array of businesses, and successfully re-branded products and services around the globe. Working with thousands of business leaders, he’s helped launch over 50 companies, while raising nearly $50 Million in investment capital. He’s coached teams to victory in the Intel Global Capital
Conference, the Harvard Executive MBA Pitch Competition, and the Rice Business Plan Competition 2016 (the largest and most lucrative pitch competition in the world). Chris’ clients include HP, Cisco, Unilever, DISCOVER Card, Great American
Insurance, The Jewish Federations of North America, American General Insurance, Transwestern, EY and many more.
Focused on the leaders of tomorrow, Chris has worked with a number of universities across North America, including SUNY, The University of Pennsylvania, SMU, The University of Chicago, and dozens of others. An awardwinning MBA instructor, his latest book is called Leadership Language (Wiley, 2018) the follow-up to the best seller, The NEW Elevator Pitch. He’s the publisher of six other books – find out more at westfallonline.com