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The seminars can help NAHB leaders be more persuasive and effective in media interviews and while giving speeches and making presentations.
Three training seminars will be offered at IBS:
- Interview Skills – Tuesday, Feb. 7
- Interview Skills – Wednesday, Feb. 8
- Presentation Skills – Thursday, Feb. 9
Secure online registration using a credit card is available on the IBS online registration page.
Interview Skills teaches master strategies for broadcast and print interviews, including message development, the “bridging” technique and controlling the interview. The training also helps participants learn how to give clear, concise answers while in a high-pressure, spur-of-the moment interview.
Members attending the Presentation Skills session learn how to confidently prepare and deliver dynamic presentations to any audience. The session focuses on how to organize and deliver a speech and presentation with accompanying question and answer sessions.
During Interview Skills, participants will learn master strategies for broadcast and print interviews, including message development and controlling the interview using the “bridging” technique and other methods.
The training can also help participants learn how to give clear, concise answers while in a high-pressure, spur-of-the moment interview.
"Being put on the spot and seeing it on TV was very helpful, and the information was top-notch," said attendee Rick Parmeter, of Clear Creek Log Homes in Eau Claire, Wis.
The sessions are led by professional communications consultants with more than 30 years of experience; focus on issues and situations frequently faced by home builders, HBA staff and affiliate members; and include on-camera role playing.
Each full-day session is $495 per person. Registration is limited to 12 participants.
To learn more about Spokesperson Training, visit www.nahb.org/spokespersontraining.
For more information about Spokesperson Training content, contact Gwyn Donohue, x8447.