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SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT EXAMPLES

In addition to Trudy Petty’s speaking engagements for numerous groups, associations and organizations over the years, she is often called on to make presentations at the following:

company-wide meetings

senior management work sessions

strategic planning retreats

in-service staff
training activities

“Embracing Your Changing Role as an Electrical Contractor,” a program for Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Atlanta and Georgia Chapters in Atlanta, GA. February 2017. (Click here for program details)


“Applying Advanced Communication Techniques in the Art of Feedback, Conflict, Team Alignment, and Dealing with ‘Tough Situations,” a roundtable program in Atlanta for AGC Georgia and ACEC Georgia members, co-hosted by AGC’s Young Leadership Program and ACEC’s Future Leaders. November 2014.


“Putting an Effective Business Development Process in Place,” an MBA level half-day seminar for Master Builders of Iowa members attending the AGC Chapter’s Executive Leadership Challenge advanced training program in Des Moines, IA. December 2011. (Click here for program details)


“Marketing and Customer Service,” a seminar for small or minority-owned contractors, subcontractors and suppliers attending TEXO’s “The Basics Course,” the AGC Chapter’s 11 session, three-month program. April 2011.


“Leading High-Performing Teams,” two half-day seminars for Georgia Branch, AGC members attending the Chapter’s annual Fall Leadership Conference at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa in the Georgia Mountains. October 2010. (Click here for program details)


“Standing Out from the Crowd: Marketing that Works,” a seminar for members attending Master Builders of Iowa’s 2010 Construction Expo & Convention in Des Moines, IA. February 2010. (Click here for program details)


“Gaining Competitive Marketing Advantage with Excellent Customer Service,” a program for Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. Atlanta Chapter (IEC) in Atlanta, GA. August 2009.


“Gaining Competitive Marketing Advantage with Excellent Customer Service,” a seminar for Georgia Branch, AGC members hosted by the Chapter’s Young Leadership Program in Atlanta, GA. April 2009. (Click here for program details)


“Gaining Competitive Marketing Advantage with Excellent Customer Service,” a seminar for members attending Master Builders of Iowa’s 2009 Construction Expo & Convention in Des Moines, IA. February 2009.


“Gaining Competitive Marketing Advantage with Excellent Customer Service,” a featured seminar for members attending AGC of America’s 89th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, NV. March 2008.


“Finding and Selling to Your Ideal Client,” a seminar for SMPS Pittsburgh members attending the Marketing Mayhem forum in Pittsburgh, PA. October 2008.


“Finding and Selling to Your Ideal Client” for entire membership and corporate sponsors affiliated with the Women’s Business Council-Southwest including ACE members (architecture, construction and engineering). June 2006.


“Top 25 Ways to Effectively Market Your Company” for ACE members and corporate sponsors affiliated with the Women’s Business Council-Southwest at their monthly program in Dallas. March 2005.

“Construction Marketing and Proposal Writing” for minority business owners attending AGC Chapter QUOIN’s The Basic Course–A Small Contractor Development Program held at DFW Airport. March 2005.


“Enhancing Your Performance and Success as an Estimating Professional” for members of the American Society of Professional Estimators Chapter 71, at their annual professional development program in Quad Cities, IA. February 2005.


“Elements of Running a Successful Construction Business and Developing a Business Plan” for minority business owners attending AGC Chapter QUOIN’s The Basic Course–A Small Contractor Development Program held in Dallas. January 2005.


“20 New Strategies to Enhance Your Clients’ Experience and Win Their Loyalty” for the Dallas-Fort Worth SMPS Chapter at their monthly membership meeting (Society for Marketing Professional Services). May 2004.


Maximizing Your Marketing Effectiveness to Gain Competitive Advantage” for members of Master Builders of Iowa and other industry leaders at their Annual Convention & Construction Expo in Des Moines, IA. February 2003.


“Focusing on Change: Image, The Industry and Your Firm” for CEO Forum members of Master Builders of Iowa at their Annual Convention & Construction Expo held in Des Moines. February 2003.


“Achieving Quality Customer Service: A Business Imperative for Successful Companies” for members of Master Builders of Iowa and other industry leaders at The Iowa Construction Expo in Des Moines. March 2000.


“Building High-Performance Teams” for members of Master Builders of Iowa and other industry leaders at The Iowa Construction Expo in Des Moines. April 1999.


“Building Relations, Not Just Projects” for members of AGC of Wisconsin at their Annual Convention held in Appleton. December 1999.


“Building High-Performance Teams” for The National Commercial Builders Council of NAHB/ICCON at their national conference held in Dallas, TX. January 1999.


“Marketing Innovation: Accelerating Your Ability to Think Creatively” for Dallas-Fort Worth SMPS Chapter at their Go Back to Basics program. March 1999.


“Building Client Relationships” for the Dallas-Fort Worth SMPS Chapter at their monthly membership meeting. July 1997


“The Top 10 Executive Wake-Up Calls” for the Dallas Chapter, Associated General Contractors, now TEXO, at their membership meeting. June 1997.


“Getting Ahead of the Curve,” for the Dallas-Fort Worth SMPS Chapter at their Millennium Marketing Seminar. March 1997.


“10 New Marketing Imperatives and Why You Need to Know Them” for NEWH, Dallas Chapter at their monthly membership meeting (Network of Executive Women in Hospitality, Inc.). January 1996.


“Networking, Role Models and Mentors” for university students and faculty at Texas Women’s University in the Department of Business and Economics. September 1995.


“Marketing Yourself to Succeed as a Woman in Business” for students at Texas A&M University in the College of Business Administration as part of the Thirteenth Annual Business Career Fair. January 1992.


“Becoming an Effective Business Leader for the 90’s” for Clemson University’s Conference on Professional Development for Women held in Dallas, Texas. February 1990.


“Courage to Risk, Freedom to Fail,” the keynote address for the Women in Leadership Conference at The University of Texas at Dallas. 1985.