North West Region

President: Penny Haslam

Email: [email protected]

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Event Dates – 2021/22

NovemberThursday 18th – BOOK YOUR TICKET NOW
DecemberWednesday 15th
January 2022Wednesday 12th
February 2022Thursday 17th
March 2022Wednesday 16th
April 2022Thursday 21st
May 2022Thursday12th
June 2022Thursday 16th
July 2022Wednesday 20th
August 2022SUMMER BREAK
September 2022Wednesday 14th
October 2022NATIONAL CONVENTION
November 2022Thursday 17th
December 2022Wednesday 14th

18th November 2021: Are you proud of your speaker contract?

We are delighted to say we are back in the room this November at Holiday Inn Warrington!

When it comes to your speaker contract, do you just cross your fingers and hope for the best? In the way it’s worded, do you feel it’s a touch heavy handed? And maybe you’re secretly embarrassed whenever you get asked for it?

If so, you need the PSA NW on 18th November…


That’s where lawyer and contracts expert Sarah Fox comes in. She’ll share her wisdom and practical experience in her talk, Creating Trust and Covering Your Backside – The Professional Way.

You’ll learn:

• The four cornerstones of great content
• How to adapt your contracts into the new normal
• Nudging others not to breach your IP rights
• The importance of your contract sounding like you (not a lawyer)

Sarah Fox is a lawyer who is an expert in writing contracts in just 500 words. Having spent years training people on complex contracts, she realised they were simply shoved in a drawer and nobody cared. So she’s leading a one-woman revolution for contracts that you can read, understand and use, whatever your line of business. Frankly, as no-one takes her seriously, she has had to write books to prove it actually can be done.


We will also hear from an up and coming PSA member in our showcasers slot:

Simone Vincenzi, who helps you think about becoming an authority figure in your field, is on the hunt for feedback and support to help take his speaking further.

Any questions/queries get in touch with the NW Regional President Penny Haslam [email protected]


Event Agenda:
17.00 Meet and mingle
18.00 Meeting starts: President’s welcome 
18.10 Reunited in person: facilitated networking
18.40 Showcaser: Simone Vincenzi
19.05 AGM
19.20 Break
19.40 Showstopper: Sarah Fox
20.30 Meeting ends.

Location:

We will be meeting at:

Holiday Inn Warrington
Woolston Grange Ave
Woolston
Warrington
WA1 4PX

Tea and coffee will be provided and there is a bar menu if you’d like to buy dinner before the start of the meeting or at the break.

We can’t wait to see you all again in person on 18th November – Book Your Ticket now!


Book Your Ticket:

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Cancellation Policy: Please be aware that we do not accept cancellation of bookings for PSA meetings, as we make arrangements to support the number of places booked and incur costs that cannot often be recovered. If you have booked a place at a PSA event and are no longer able to attend, please ask around your local PSA community to see if another speaker wishes to attend in your place – we’re happy for you to transfer your booking, and just ask that you let us know by emailing [email protected].

Processing your personal data: Please note that when you book an event your data will be processed in accordance with the PSA’s Privacy Notice. When you register to attend a PSA event, we share your name and contact details with the person running the event. For regional meetings, this will be the Regional President. They may share these details with members of the Regional Committee, for the purposes of contacting you about the event, welcoming you, and following up with you afterwards..

Photography
We will be taking photographs throughout the event and may also be video recording the event. By purchasing a ticket you agree that all photography may be used at the discretion of the PSA and for the business of any speaker being filmed during the event. However, if you do not wish to appear or be identified in any photography or video footage please advise any Committee member on arrival at the event so we can, of course, accommodate your preference.

PSA Events Policy for Covid19
As the host of PSA events, we have taken all reasonable and appropriate precautions and followed the latest government guidelines when planning this event.

As a delegate at a PSA event, you must (1) follow the latest government guidelines; (2) take a lateral flow test before attending unless you have been fully vaccinated (we also recommend this for the safety of other delegates even where you have been fully vaccinated); (3) not attend if the test is positive or if you have any of the recognised symptoms of Covid.

Please read our PSA Events Policy for Covid for more details.


Welcome to PSA North West

The PSA NW is a dynamic and friendly region. Our members speak for a living in a number of ways, as trainers, coaches, consultants, employees whose job involves a lot of presenting and full-time conference/keynote/school speakers.

There is so much more to speaking than just standing up in front of groups of people and sharing your ideas. We support members to ‘speak more and speak better’ as professionals in the event industry, so each monthly meeting schedules a variety of speakers to help us do that.

We focus on the business of speaking – so you keep getting the work. And we focus on the performance side of speaking – to stay current and help meet the challenges of the future of the speaking profession. Our members are incredibly generous with their time and expertise, and truly understand the power of community in this competitive market.

Our meetings take place on a Wednesday or Thursday evening, mid-month. Depending on local restrictions we meet either on Zoom or at a hotel in Lymm (WA13), which is close to the M6/M62/M56 and Warrington train stations.

Guests are always made welcome – so come and check out our meetings and meet others in the speaking business. You can attend as a guest two times before taking up membership.

We look forward to getting to know you and supporting you on your speaker journey!