The conference (includes Friday lunch and dinner, and Saturday lunch). Lodging is optional and extra (please see recommendations here). Breakfast is included in your room charge for those staying at The Prince Center and at the Comfort Inn.
Conference fee: $550
$100 Scholarship available for all alumni of past Speak Ups. Contact Bonnie.
There are a limited number of $100 scholarships available for the conference. If you need financial assistance to attend, please email Bonnie to request this help.
If you would like to set up a payment plan, please email Bonnie.
In addition to the keynote sessions, there will be seven one-hour breakout sessions, offering a minimum of six different topics participants can select. Feel free to choose outside of your chosen track.
Speaker Track – 1st-time attendee recommendations
Breakout Session 1 Speaking 101
Breakout Session 2 Teaching the Bible with Clarity & Confidence
Breakout Session 3 Making Your Speeches Come Alive
Breakout Session 4 Outlining with Pizzazz!
Breakout Session 5 Your Choice
Breakout Session 6 Preparing Your Personal Testimony
Breakout Session 7 Aim for Results
Please select one elective from each of the seven break-out sessions below. Your selections will help us to determine the size of room needed for each session.
Thursday Afternoon Pre-Conference Optional Workshops (Appointments available from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.)
Please select from the drop downs below when you register:
$100 – Video Interview with Carol Kent
$100 – Marketing & Platform
$100 – Book Proposal Clinic
$100 – Brand Storming (Mastermind)
$100 – Mining for Ministry Opportunities
$100 – Videotaping & Critiquing of Speeches. 15-minute video/30 minute session
$100 – Roots & Dreams
$100 – Jumpstart
$100 – Powerful Tools for Speakers & Writers
$29 – Shari Braendel (Fashion Consultant)
Thursday lunch: Baked Potato Bar — $15.
Thursday light dinner buffet: Taste of Italy — $20.
Spouse package (optional): $150 or $185
Do you have a spouse who would love to come with you to the Speak Up Conference, but is not really interested in taking the entire conference? We have a solution!
For $150, your spouse can join you for all of the delicious meals, the four keynote addresses, and the Friday evening program!
If you are coming in on Thursday for the pre-conference activities, your spouse can join you for those meals too, for an additional $35.