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Session Description

How to Create Better Presentations

Everyone is bored with Death by PowerPoint. Learn how to create presentations that communicate effectively, using persuasive messages, compelling visuals, and stunning design, to ensure that your next presentation is successful. Plus, get some awesome tricks you didn’t know were possible to make your slides amazing, and think beyond PowerPoint for a unique presentation.

Presenter Bios

Bruce Farrell
Proposal Manager
Plante Moran

Bruce Farrell is a Proposal and Presentation Specialist for the Management Consulting group of Plante Moran and he has been working in business communications and development for over twenty years. He has designed documents for a variety of organizations and frequently speaks to groups about print, presentation, and web design. Bruce is currently President of the Greater Midwest Chapter of APMP.

Krystn Gull, CP APMP
Pursuit Strategy Manager
Burns & McDonnell

Krystn Gull, CP APMP, LEED AP has worked at several engineering firms, managing teams with as many as 20 employees in six offices nationwide. At Burns & McDonnell, she leads the corporate pursuit strategy team and oversees strategic pursuits and presentations. She is a frequent trainer and workshop leader on all aspects of the sales lifecycle, including graphics and visual communications. Krystn is on the APMP International Board of Directors.

Richard Goring

Richard is a Director at BrightCarbon, the specialist presentation agency. He has helped to write and create thousands of presentations, and coached hundreds of teams to present more effectively using visuals, diagrams, and animated sequences that explain and reinforce the key points.

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