TrainFest® 2017

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Every year, TrainFest® brings trainers, speakers, and coaches together with human resources professionals, government agencies, and major organizations under one roof for matchmaking and networking opportunities. In 2017, attendees will get access to over 22 potential clients actively seeking training, speaking, and coaching services. Attendees will enjoy one-on-one matchmaking events, 5-7 minute showcase events where they will have the opportunity to present to potential clients, insider knowledge and keynote events, and a robust networking environment. Each attendee will leave having made valuable contacts for future business opportunities.

It only takes one connection to revolutionize your business!

TrainFest® registration is available exclusively for Trainer Co-Op members. If you are not currently a member, you can become one now -- it takes less than five minutes!


Reserve Your Spot


RESERVE YOUR SPOT BY JUNE 1, 2017 TO RECEIVE A $100 BOOKING DISCOUNT AND EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO A NETWORKING COCKTAIL PARTY ON AUGUST 24, 2017.

Register before July 24, 2017 for a discounted room rate ($190, plus tax) for the nights of August 23-24, 2017. To receive this rate, you must contact the hotel and say you are with the Trainer Co-Op group.

WHERE & WHEN

Holiday Inn Central 1501 Rhode Island Ave, Washington, DC

August 24 (8:30 am - 6:00 pm)

August 25 (7:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Meet the Buyers Cocktail Party, August 24 (6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

PAYMENT DETAILS

For your convenience, registration for TrainFest® 2017 has been split into two easy payments. Reserve your spot by June 1, 2017 to save $100 on the booking fee and get an invitation to the "early bird" cocktail and networking party. Please remit the final payment by August 1, 2017 to guarantee entry to TrainFest® 2017.

KEYNOTE EVENTS

TrainFest® 2017 will feature two interactive keynote seminars:

Buyers' Panel & Luncheon: Learn what high profile government, non-profit, and private industry buyers are looking for in a contract trainer, speaker, or subject matter expert — straight from the source. This luncheon and discussion panel of select TrainFest buyers will feature a dialogue about training prospects, tips for building your profile as a trainer, and a Q&A with experienced contracting officers.

Break Through to Your Goals with Leif Becker: Push yourself to your limits and realize that anything is possible with this special motivational and board breaking exercise with world-record holding board breaker Leif Becker. By focusing your mental energy on a singular goal, you will come to learn anything is possible -- in business or physical exertion. All you need to reach your goals is the mental ability to overcome doubt and pursue them to their conclusion.

SHOWCASE OPPORTUNITIES

TrainFest® attendees will each have 5-7 minutes to present to potential clients, human resources professionals, and buyers. Participants will receive raw footage of their showcases and professional head shots. You can also purchase "at cost" video editing to transform your showcase into a professional marketing tool.

FOR TRAINERS, COACHES & SPEAKERS:

Attending TrainFest® will build your prospects and increase your visibility.

  • Build your prospects and increase your visibility
  • Create a marketing strategy
  • Develop your niche in the industry
  • Connect to lucrative opportunities
  • Professional headshots
  • Showcase videos (optional professional editing)

FOR POTENTIAL BUYERS:

Connect with talented, well-equipped, and informed trainers, coaches, and speakers. Benefits of attendance include:

  • Unmatched access to diverse specialists and subject matter experts
  • The ability to fill out your contract training roster
  • One-on-one matchmaking time with prospective hires
  • A growing list of talent boasting various expertise and abilities
  • A 5-7 minute showcases of each attendee's unique skills