Dr. Tony Alessandra Opens Consult-Con 2018 with Strategic Business Development for Consultants
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Fort Lauderdale, Florida. — September 5, 2018 — The Institute of Management Consultants USA (IMC USA, www.imcusa.org) is pleased to announce that graduate professor of marketing and business author Dr. Tony Alessandra will provide the opening keynote speech for its annual international consulting conference, “Consult-Con 2018: Fearless Consulting in Disruptive Times” (www.imcusaconference.org). Consult-Con 2018 takes place on October 5-7, 2018, at the San Diego Marriott Mission Hills in San Diego, California.
Dr. Alessandra’s presentation on Strategic Business Development will teach consultants how to double their apostles (raving fans), consistently exceed client expectations and adjust their selling style to match the client’s style. “Dr. Tony is an award-winning speaker who delivers college-level lectures in a comedy store format guaranteed to inform and entertain,” says Conference Chair Henry DeVries. “By attending Dr. Tony’s keynote, consultants will gain immediately applicable skills to improve their relationships with prospects, customers and co-workers – essential for success in the fast-changing and highly competitive consulting industry.”
Consult-Con 2018 is a special celebration of IMC USA’s 50th Anniversary providing excellence in consulting. It includes three workshops, several breakout sessions, three general sessions, an interactive Q&A session called The Talk Show, networking with other consultants, and exhibits of various technologies, tools and methodologies geared to consultants. Workshops topics include How to Become a Paid Speaker, Professional Development to Increase Credibility and Using Sprints to Innovate and Get Results Faster.
The international annual IMC USA conference is attended by individual consultants, consultants from small to mid-size firms, internal consultants, executive coaches and mentors, consultants with specialties such as IT, HR, marketing and finance. While the majority of the attendees are established consultants, the conference also attracts many prospective and new consultants.
Founded in 1968, IMC USA is the premiere professional association and sole certifying body dedicated to individuals consulting to management. The IMC USA mission is to promote excellence and ethics in management consulting. IMC USA provides online and in-person professional learning and networking opportunities for consultants, as well as the only certification for individual management consultants in the United States that conforms to the international standards of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (www.icmci.org), of which it is a founding member. For more information about IMC USA or Consult-Con 2018, visit the IMC USA web site at www.imcusa.org or contact IMC USA's Executive Director, Gregory Brooks, by email or by calling 800-793-4992.