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Ovation Chosen as Exclusive Speaker Training Partner with Meeting Planners International

Ovation has been chosen as the exclusive speaker training partner for Meeting Planners International

(Ellen Harasimowicz for The Boston Globe) Kerri Garbis is a Business Etiquette Expert, certified by The Emily Post Institute, and a self-described RSVP vigilante.

Ovation, a Boston-area based communication skills training firm, is pleased to announce the company has been chosen as the exclusive speaker training partner for Meeting Planners International (www.mpi.org/).

MPI is the largest meeting and events industry association worldwide, providing innovative and relative education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals offering 70 chapters and clubs in more than 75 countries across the globe.

“MPI is an organization we have admired for a very long time,’ said Kerri Garbis, 

CEO of Ovation. ‘This is where the best of the best come from in the meeting planning and conference industry. We are honored to be their trusted speaker coaching resource as we all move forward into a new chapter of hybrid events,” she added.

“MPI is delighted to announce Ovation as our Exclusive Speaker Training Partner,” said Evan Casey, VP Sales at MPI.  ‘With hybrid events increasingly becoming the norm, speakers need guidance on confidently transitioning to this model and mitigating risk.  Partnering with Ovation gives the MPI Community one more useful tool to deliver top quality education.” 

Ovation specializes in professional presence, speaker readiness, storytelling for business and emotional intelligence in leadership. The company recently launched Studio G, an AI-driven virtual speaker coaching platform that helps both amateur and professional speakers shine. For more information visit www.getovation.com

About Kerri Garbis

Kerri Garbis is the Founder and CEO of Ovation and has trained hundreds of business professionals internationally throughout her career as a professional actress, entrepreneur and speaking coach. She is a Professional Speech Writer certified by the Professional Speechwriters Association, a Business Etiquette Expert, certified by The Emily Post Institute, and an Emotional Intelligence Expert, certified by The Hay Group. Her dedication to dynamic, user-tailored content has helped ensure that every Ovation consultant delivers the highest level of client-focused professional training. 

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Written by Jay Feldman

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