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The Eight Essential Elements to Make Your Speech Music to Their Ears - John Watkis

  • 08/14/2021
  • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Silver Spring Civic Center - 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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  • *Guests are welcome to attend their first three (3) NSA-DC Chapter meetings at the discounted rate of $65 per meeting. After your first three visits, you can continue to attend at a special $95 per meeting rate.
  • After three discounted admissions, Guests are welcome to continue attending at the regular guest rate of $95.
  • This registration type is for Past Presidents of NSA-DC.

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NSA-DC August 2021 Chapter Meeting


The Eight Essential Elements to Make
Your Speech Music to Their Ears


John Watkis


Saturday, August 14, 2021

Silver Spring Civic Center
1 Veterans Pl.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

8:30 am – 11:30 am

 Early bird rates end Friday, August 6, 2021

Music has the power to make us move, change our mood, and easily commit information to memory. What if you could harness the power of music in your speeches and affect your audience members the same way? Guess what…you can. In this interactive, entertaining session, John Watkis will share the secrets of how to use the composition of a song to create successful speeches your audience members will remember, repeat, and respond to.

Key learning Objectives:

  1. Capture and keep the attention of your audience from start to finish
  2. Learn 6 time-tested methods for making your message memorable
  3. Break down the defenses of hostile audiences who don’t want to hear your message
Click HERE to view a special video from John

About John Watkis

John Watkis is an international speaker, author, award-winning performer, voiceover actor, high-stakes performance coach, and speechwriter. He utilizes his experience and multiple talents to teach purpose-driven leaders how to deliver show-stopping speeches and presentations in high-stakes situations. His practical, proven techniques teach you how to be entertaining even if you're not an entertainer

John has extensive experience behind the camera, as well as in front of it. He's the first Canadian-born actor to play Mufasa in the Disney Musical "The Lion King", and is a champion salsa dancer. He has spoken to thousands of participants throughout Canada, the United States, England, Wales, Australia, and Cyprus.

In addition to delivering keynote speeches and workshops internationally, he has written speeches for corporations, government officials, non-profits, professional speakers and hall of fame athletes.

John is the author of the Speaking Notes: The 8 Essential Elements to Make Your Speech Music to Their Ears, and Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds You – How to Avoid Mistakes That Cost You Customers and Credibility. He wrote and narrated the Fred Pryor/Careertrack video, Management Skills for New Managers & Supervisors and his articles have appeared in Profit Magazine, The Toronto Star, and Ragan Communications. He's also been interviewed on BBC and appeared on the CBC network.

A partial list of his clients includes: BMW Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, Human Resources Professional Association, RBC, TD Bank, Canadian Federal Government, Moneris Solutions, and Hills Pet Nutrition.

John is the current President of the NSA Central Florida chapter.


Please note:
  • This event will be held at the Silver Spring Civic Center located at 1 Veterans Pl. Silver Spring, MD 20910.
  • *Guests are welcome to attend their first three (3) NSA-DC Chapter meetings at the discounted rate of $65 per meeting.  After your first three visits, you can continue to attend at a special $95 per meeting rate. 
  • Refunds and credits will not be given for meetings and events if you have registered and are unable to attend.  
  • To register for this event you must read and agree to the COVID-19 Liability Release Waiver. The waiver can be found here.
  • Please note that masks will be required to attend this event, except when eating/drinking.
  • Your Consent for Use of Photographic Images & Recordings - Registration and attendance at, or participation in a National Speaker Association DC Chapter events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to NSA DC's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes. 


The National Speakers Association (NSA) is the leading organization for professional speakers. Since 1973, NSA has provided resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and speaking profession.

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