Speaking is the most powerful marketing strategy to generate leads, make sales and grow a business! Speaking is your fastest path to build your authority, credibility and visibility and make a bigger impact in the world.Become a Member
We exist to help entrepreneurs, small business owners, speakers, authors, and non-profit leaders speak their way to more business. We are experts in helping you create a 30-second introduction so you can ditch your elevator pitch and have people say, “Wow, I would love to connect with you!” We also are experts in helping you develop a signature talk that will highlight your expertise and attract your ideal clients.
We don’t just teach you how to speak in front of an audience, we teach you how to generate leads with speaking so speaking becomes a cash/lead-generating machine for your business.
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We get excited because we know we can help turn their dreams and goals into a reality.
We believe that entrepreneurs can grow exponentially through speaking. At Engaging Speakers, we help you define your message, refine it and find the audience best served by your message. We exist to help entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders, authors and speakers increase their leads, build their authority, credibility and visibility and make a bigger impact in the world.
Jen Coffel is the CEO of Engaging Speakers, a successful business coach, a philanthropist and a best-selling author of four books.
She has been featured on Inc.com, ABC News, and the Chicago Tribune. Jen has been mentored by speaking icons like Jack Canfield, Nick Vujicic and Sandra Yancey, and has spoken on stage to over 10,000 people.
With two decades of business experience, Jen built her first four businesses to six-figures each, all in under a year and all in different industries.
Jen is most proud of founding her own international non-profit “Handing Hope” which brings comfort and smiles to children battling cancer in twelve states and three countries around the world.
Our memberships offer self-paced, step-by-step programs to build your business with speaking.
Need a roadmap to learn how to use speaking as a powerful lead-generating tool in your business? Ready to develop a signature talk that will help you grow your core business? Our foundational program has hundreds of hours of on-demand video training in 20 different Speak Your Way to More Business categories that will provide a blueprint for both entrepreneurs and professional speakers to speak your way to more business!
Feel like you are working way too hard and not getting results? Feeling “stuck” and not sure how to move forward? Need some help from a team of experts to define your message, develop your signature talk, identify titles that sell, negotiate your speaking fees, create a speaker kit and speaker website, learn how to get media opportunities, improve your branding and all the other important aspects of speaking to grow your business? Members are entitled to one free 30-minute mentor session with each of our mentors to talk to one-on-one to get you what you need to succeed in any area of your business.
Influencer/Chapter Meetings: We meet once a month for intentional networking, a speaking opportunity in front of our Engaging Speakers community to work on your message and to hear from a professional guest speaker on topics related to helping you grow your business. As of now, we have a chapter in Schaumburg, IL; Plainfield-Naperville, IL; Libertyville, IL and Madison-Milwaukee, WI. We have future global growth plans for adding chapters, so keep checking back!
Global Virtual Meetings: We meet the last Wednesday of every month from 7:00pm-8:30pm CST. Just like our in-person Chapter Meetings, we meet virtually for networking and to hear from a professional guest speaker on topics related to helping you speak your way to more business.
For more information and to reserve your seat please visit our Events page.