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Meet Your Judges for the 2022 Grand Slam - The Inspirational Speaking Finals

Nov 03, 2022

Tricia Brouk

International Award-Winning Director, Author, Producer, and Founder of The Big Talk Academy

Tricia Brouk is the Founder of The Big Talk Academy and was the executive producer of Speakers Who Dare, TEDxLincolnSquare in NYC. She is the host of The Big Talk, an award-winning podcast. She curates and hosts the Speaker Salon in NYC and is featured in a new documentary called Big Stages. Tricia was awarded Top Director of The Decade by the IOATP and her documentaries have received critical acclaim—winning numerous awards including Best Documentary Short at The Olympus Film Festival and Los Angeles Movie Awards. Her book The Influential Voice was the #1 New Release on Amazon in 2020.

@tricia_brouk

Tricia Brouk has offered the following gift to our community:

50 Speaking gigs - Free Guide

I want you to spend your energy writing pitches and big talks, not searching for the right stages to take. With this guide, you are done wasting your precious time looking for opportunities. I’ve made it easy for you to access the 50 top events and conferences that I recommend. Using this list of speaking gigs, all you have to do is click on the link and learn more about each of these events and begin pitching for your next big stage. Click here to redeem it!


Giovanni Marsico

Business Coach, Community Builder, and 2x EMMY® Award-Winning Producer

Giovanni Marsico is the founder of Archangel, a global membership and coaching organization that helps Changemakers start, grow, and scale their dream businesses so they can exponentially scale their impact.

@giftedwithgio



Satish Verma

President and CEO of Think and Grow Rich Institute

President and CEO of Think and Grow Rich Institute, in the personal development industry for over 30 years, advisory to the board of Napoleon Hill Foundation.

@Thinkandgrowrichinstitute


Theresa Beenken

Content Curator, Speakers Agent, Lifelong Learner

Theresa is one of the most experienced and passionate leaders in the public speaking industry with a 25+ year career, including her role as CEO of the National Speakers Bureau; on a mission to be a catalyst for new ideas by connecting audiences with speakers who inspire, inform and engage. Her speaker roster included astronauts, former Prime Ministers, Gold medal Olympians, and passionate advocates with a wide range of areas of expertise. Her industry roles have included that as global President of the International Association of Speakers Bureaus (IASB), & Learning Chair with Entrepreneur Organizations in Toronto.

@Theresabeen


 

Laura Slinn

Entrepreneur, Trainer, Author

Laura Slinn is co-founder of Avalon Empowerment, a training company that offers Trauma Aware Transformational Coaching Certification in Evolved NLP, Quantum Time Release, and a process of alchemical forgiveness called the Quantum Change Process. Together with her partners (and best friends) Ernie Pavan and Kelley Oswin, she helps impact-driven coaches serve clients at the highest level with trauma-aware practices and tools to amplify their revenue and results. She's passionate about raising the bar in the coaching industry and loves writing. She co-authored 'Evolved NLP' with Kelley and Ernie and lives in Ontario with her husband and their two awesome kids.

@AvalonEmpowerment

Laura Slinn has offered the following gift to our community:

Get a copy of our book, Evolved NLP, Free at www.evolvedNLPbook.com


 

Blake Fly

Husband, Dad, Entrepreneur, and 8-Time TEDx Speaker

Blake Fly believes that unexpected appreciation is rocket fuel to create meaningful business relationships. Blake's innovative relationship-building methods have gotten him hired to deliver keynote speeches on over 1000 stages.

He produces a 55-year event series for entrepreneurs, called “Thank U Live” - an annual gratitude experience for entrepreneurs to look back on their year and appreciate their people by delivering hundreds of gratitude messages in real-time. He is currently completing a personal project called #Reach1000Lives on Facebook. Blake loses every staring contest he engages in with his kids, and has a huge crush on his beautiful bride, Emily.

@BlakeFly

Blake Fly has offered the following gift to our community:

Learn 3 Simple Ways To INSTANTLY Connect With Potential Promotional Partners https://instantconnecting.com

 

The judges have offered the following prizes:

First Place

Speaker Slam - $1000 Cash Prize

Speaker Slam - Signature Legacy Video: We transform your epic speech into a mini-movie production with pictures and music. Our Signature Video immortalizes your speech and creatively captures the essence of who you are as a speaker! (Valued at $1497)

Tricia Brouk - Influential Voice Legacy Package (Valued at $6750)

  • The Big Talk Academy 12-week speaker intensive certification program (Valued at $5000)
  • Speaker Contract Template (Valued at $750)
  • Featured Guest on The Big Talk Podcast (Valued at $1000)

Giovanni Marsico - 1-Year Membership in The Archangel Academy Program (Valued at $7500)

Satish Verma - Access to become a certified Think and Grow Rich Coach (Valued at $20,000)
Description: The winner will join the group coaching program to work towards becoming a Think & Grow Rich certified coach.

Laura Slinn - Avalon Empowerment's Trauma Aware Triple Certification Training in Transformational Coaching, Evolved NLP, and Quantum Time Release - (Valued at $9000 USD)

Theresa Beenken - One Hour Speaking Industry Coaching Session +  Speaker Video Reel Review - (Valued at $500)

Blake Fly -  2 tickets to Thank U Live. (Valued at $200) + 60-Minute TEDx Innovation Lab With Blake Fly on How he booked 8 TEDx talks without ever applying and how you can use these practices to boldly build up your speaking business. (Valued at $1000)

Second Place

Tricia Brouk 

  • Speaker Contract Template (Valued at $750)
  • Featured Guest on The Big Talk Podcast (Valued at $1000) 

Satish Verma - 1-1 Mindset Coaching with President of Think & Grow Rich Institute Satish Verma (Valued at $1500)

Laura Slinn - Avalon Empowerment Package (Valued at $2000)

  • Introduction to Trauma Awareness Online Course
  • Quantum Goal Setting Online Course
  • 1-1 VIP Coaching Session (120 mins) with an Avalon Founder
  • Signed Copy of our Evolved NLP book

Theresa Beenken - Package of bestselling personal & professional development books by speaker authors (Valued at $100)

 

Third Place

Tricia Brouk - Featured Guest on The Big Talk Podcast- valued at $1000

Satish Verma - 1-1 Mindset Coaching with President of Think & Grow Rich Institute Satish Verma ($1500)

Laura Slinn - Avalon Empowerment Package (Valued at $2000)

  • Introduction to Trauma Awareness Online Course
  • Quantum Goal Setting Online Course
  • 1-1 VIP Coaching Session (120 mins) with an Avalon Founder
  • Signed Copy of our Evolved NLP book

 

Get your ticket today: https://www.speakerslam.org/conference