April 2017 Program

NSA-NT April 2017 Meeting – Patrick Donadio, MBA, CSP, MCC

Patrick Donadio


Title: Communicating with IMPACT© – The 6 Strategies to Make a Bigger IMPACT on Your Audience and Your Clients


We work in the “speaking business” and that means we need to work on both our “speaking” and our “business”.

After 30 years as a full-time professional speaker, Patrick will share what he has learned about building and maintaining a profitable speaking business both on and off the stage.

He will demonstrate his proven six-step IMPACT© process so you can apply it to improve your presentation and increase your profits. Whether you are a seasoned speaker or new to the business, this engaging session will generate many actionable ideas you can implement immediately.

During this program your will learn to:

  •  Create your own process to get results faster
  •  Apply the 3 criteria that make your openings more powerful
  •  Engage audience members physically, mentally and emotionally to create a greater IMPACT
  • Go deeper with current clients to get repeat business
  • Explore ways to obtain more local business
  • Implement a follow up practice to increase your clients results and enhance your brand

So join Patrick on April 8th and learn “Communicating with IMPACT” strategies and tactics to better engage audiences and get more repeat business.

About the Featured Speaker

Since 1986, Patrick J. Donadio, MBA, has guided leaders and their organizations with powerful presentations and one-on-one business communications coaching. From the boardroom to the classroom, he teaches his results-based six step process for “Communicating with IMPACT©” to help leaders improve communication and presentation skills, deepen professional relationships, increase profits, and boost performance in less time.

Patrick serves on the board of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is one of only four people in the world to have earned both the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from NSA, and the Master Certified Coach (MCC) designation from the International Coach Federation (ICF), the highest earned designations in both associations.

Patrick has empowered audiences nationally and internationally and has appeared on the same programs with such renowned speakers as: Earvin “Magic” Johnson, LA Lakers point guard; Joan Lunden, former Good Morning America host; Lou Holtz, Notre Dame Legend; George Will, ABC TV news analyst and Comedian Jeff Foxworthy just to name a few.

As an educator, he has taught communications at the University of Notre Dame, The Weatherhead School of Management, The Ohio State University, and The John Glenn College of Public Affairs.


Ed Talk

Presented by:  Sherrie Wilson


Saturday, April 8, 2017


Breakfast / Registration — 8:00am – 9:00am
Program — 9:00am – 12:30 pm


Hilton Garden Inn
1001 W. President George Bush Turnpike
Richardson, Texas 75080

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Includes program and full breakfast

Members, Candidates and Non-Local NSA Members

  • $47 if pre-registered by Thursday before Meeting
  • $57 onsite, morning of Meeting


  • $20 Students
  • $37 first time only
  • $67 if pre-registered by Thursday before Meeting
  • $77 onsite, morning of Meeting

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