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April Program Meeting: Corral Your Ca$h Cow!

  • 9 Apr 2022
  • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Ability360, 5025 E. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034


  • Showcase your business! 3 minutes at the podium, logo on event page and program flier

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NSA-Arizona Program Saturday, April 9, 2022

THIS MEETING WILL BE IN PERSON at ABILITY360, 5025 E. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034 in the Conference Room, 1st Level.

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Networking
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Program Meeting
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Professional Opportunity

Please note: Coffee, water and snacks will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own beverages and snacks.

Corral Your Ca$h Cow!

with Russ Riddle

As a business owner, your most valuable asset aside from people is your intellectual property. This session saddles you up to better protect, manage and fatten that cash cow.

Valuable Takeaways:

• Distinguish between the intellectual property types

• Ensure ownership from the outset (employees vs. contractors)

• Ace copyrights and avoid copy-wrongs

• Master the trademark DOs and DONʼTs

• Preserve, Protect & Defend — Police your I.P.

• Stop rustling others’ cash cows

• Avoid “public domain” land mines

• Capitalize and comply with licensing opportunities

What do Barney®, Zig Ziglar, Thomas the Tank Engine® and you have in common? All have been served (or are about to be) by Russ Riddle!

Russ serves up quick wit, humorous storytelling and poignant tips, keeping you involved from start to finish. Having practiced marriage for 32 years, law for 24, fatherhood for 23, and braved adventures as a juvenile probation officer, realtor and newspaper columnist, Russ Riddle is convinced that we must never stop learning, laughing and leading.

His love of levity stems in part from an intellectual property law practice that has served such clients as Barney & Friends®, Wishbone®, Bob the Builder®, Thomas & Friends®, the voice of Jimmy Neutron® and impersonators of John Wayne and Michael Jackson.

As a degreed journalist and seasoned corporate trainer / public speaker, Russ has superb communication skills. He is the author of three books: LAWYER UP – The Smart WayCorral Your Ca$h Cow Manual, and Persuasive vs. Abrasive.

Thank you to Jeff and his team at Bespoke Presentations for making all of the technology work behind the scenes so the Chapter can offer a recording of the program!

Immediately following the monthly program...

Getting Your Voice Heard: How to Become a Successful Paid Speaker | 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Speakers: Dennis "DC" Campbell and Julie Wong, CMP®

Topic: Working with Event Planners to Further Your Speaking Career

A decorated Army Criminal Investigator, “DC” also served in various corporate executive leadership posts spanning a 35 year career that included aviation/airline, (Southwest Airlines) destination marketing, (VisitAlbuquerque) and large event facilities (NM State Fair) sectors where he had touch points with 1000s of association executives and corporate leaders, in scores of industries.

Presently, as an international speaker and author, he champions unbeatable organization culture, emotional intelligence, tourism econometrics, disrupter marketing approaches, and real world sales training. Experience includes general session/Keynote talks, workshops, and board/leadership retreats. DC hold a Master Certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell University and presently lives in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

Julie Wong, CMP launched The Event Concierge in 2006, a full-service meeting and event planning company. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Julie created an impressive career path in various management positions with Sunriver Resort & Spa; Troon Golf Management; Arizona Country Club, and the Wrigley Mansion.

As a seasoned professional in the industry and a certified meeting professional, Julie attributes the growth and success of the company through her and her team’s ability to provide exceptional value to new and existing clientele. The core values when planning an event encompasses honesty, integrity, and compassion. The Event Concierge first focused on local clientele in Arizona and quickly expanded to national corporate clients across the United States.

Members and Candidates welcome! You MUST be registered for the monthly program to attend Getting Your Voice Heard or Professional Opportunity. Offered in-person only.

An inherent risk of exposure to Covid-19 and its variants exists in any public place where people are present. Covid-19 is an extremely dangerous disease that can lead to severe illness and death. While people of all ages and health conditions have been adversely affected by Covid-19, certain people have been identified by public health authorities as having greater risk based on age and/or underlying medical conditions. No precautions can completely eliminate the risk of exposure to Covid-19. Attendees of NSA Arizona events voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to Covid-19 and its variants, and are advised to undertake precautions deemed necessary, to include those recommended by the CDC and the State of Arizona.

By registering for this event, you are giving permission for NSA-Arizona to add your contact information to our email list and to use any photographs (screenshots) that are taken at the event containing your likeness for as long as NSA-Arizona deems appropriate and desirable.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds.

Members, did you know your spouse/business partner/staff member can be registered at the member rate? Please notify us if you have any special needs for the meeting.


10869 N. Scottsdale Road

Suite 103, PMB 238

Scottsdale, AZ 85254




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