Funny and Informative
Debra presents keynote speeches and programs for corporations and associations nationally and internationally that combine humor and interactions offering concrete skills and tools. Her keynote presentations and workshops offer attendees the ability to develop and cultivate outstanding conversation skills, mingling tips and business networking techniques that result in meeting new people, recruiting new prospects, gaining visibility, increasing referrals, enhancing customer/client interaction and developing and growing successful organizations. Debra teaches conversation techniques, business networking tips, mingling skills to help leaders, groups and stakeholders’ alike reach new levels of achievement and does so in an entertaining, informative and interactive manner.
A Lot to Offer
Debra is a former engineer now internationally recognized speaker and bestselling author recently described in the Denver Post as “a mixture of stand-up comic, therapist, and teacher”. Her fast paced, entertaining, and interactive presentations focus on building business relationships and networking skills. Audiences laugh, learn, and leave with insightful informative tips on:
- Striking up conversations and keeping them going
- Mingling with ease
- Using the perfect icebreaker
- Coming across as composed and self-assured when talking to people or entertaining clients at conventions, trade shows, meetings, and other work related functions
- Becoming “active” listeners
- Avoiding conversation “killers”
- Remembering names and mastering introductions
- Exiting with tact
- Experiencing more ease at meetings, parties, networking occasions and while interacting with both sponsors and prospects
Professional and Experienced
Debra Fine is a 20 year professional member of the National Speakers Association and has presented regularly for Fortune 500 firms as well as financial, legal, health care, real estate, technology, government and engineering organizations across the country and around the world. Debra’s clients include Google, Women’s Council of Realtors, General Electric, Vail Associates, Hyatt Hotels, The Texas Association of School Boards, University of Chicago’s Booth Graduate School of Business, the American Bar Association, and Lockheed Martin. Her recent media appearances include the Today Show, CNN, The Early Show, and NPR Morning Edition. Debra’s book The Fine Art of Small Talk How to Start a Conversation, Keep it Going, Build Rapport and Leave a Positive Impression (Hyperion) and her newest book in the Fine Art series: The Fine Art of the Big Talk: How to Win Clients, Deliver Great Presentations, and Solve Conflicts at Work (Hyperion) are bestsellers across the United States and translated/published around the world. She is a 21 year member of the Rotary Club of Denver Southeast for which she has served as President. Debra lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and their four children.