Editorial

A Unique Twist to a Twitter Chat

Presentation Summit Twitter Chat: Tue, July 18, 9:15p ET If you haven’t yet heard of one of the fastest-rising social media pastimes, you will soon. A Twitter chat is simple at its roots: a public Twitter conversation around one unique hashtag, usually lasting for a short period. The Presentation Summit will host a chat on…

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The Magic of the Makeover

It’s often said that a golfer’s favorite word is “mulligan.” If you’re not familiar, that’s when you hit a dreadful shot, usually into a forest or a lake, and simply drop a second ball at your feet and proclaim, “that one didn’t count.” You then hit again and go on your merry way, happy to…

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Presentation Summit News: NBA Finals Edition

It’s 11:00p at night and my hometown basketball team has just won a second championship in three years. I should be partying, celebrating, or at least watching Sports Center. But no. Instead, I’m at my keyboard, writing to you about the Presentation Summit, our annual conference. Why am I being so pathetic?? Indeed, this Warriors…

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What Can We Learn from James Comey?

You don’t have to be a political junkie to have been interested in former FBI Director James Comey’s appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. And if you are a member of the presentation community, you might have found it utterly fascinating. And illuminating. And educational. This was the best reality television of the…

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Carmen Simon headlines the 2017 Presentation Summit

The 2017 Presentation Summit will kick off Monday morning, Sep 25, with one of its most popular speakers of all time, as Dr. Carmen Simon delivers the conference’s opening keynote address. The noted neuroscientist and author of the newly-acclaimed Impossible to Ignore, Dr. Simon will speak on “The Fiction of Storytelling,” and will challenge conference…

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The Summit and the Guild: Match Made in Heaven?

Attend the conference, join the Guild for free Two organizations with arguably the most passion for the presentation experience are joining forces, as the longest-running conference for the industry, the Presentation Summit, and the Presentation Guild, the newest voice for the community, announced a strategic partnership for 2017. The benefits to the end-user community are…

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Are Protesters like Presenters?

If so, they are failing I grew up near Stanford University in the 1960s and I remember my mother taking me on campus for protests and marches against our country’s involvement in the Vietnam War. She likes to tell the story of one late-October gathering in which the chant of “Peace now” gradually morphed into…

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When Your Mariah Moment Happens

Did you hear the one about how powerful Mariah Carey’s voice is? You can hear her sing even when her mouth is not open. As you can imagine, there is no shortage of jokes about the singer’s epic fail on New Year’s Eve. Several have no doubt graced your Facebook or Twitter feed, you’ve seen…

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