FAQ about the PAID TO SPEAK Conference

What is the schedule?

Thursday (Full Day)

8 AM to 6 PM — BE a Better Speaker


Topics Include:

  • What to Do First to Become a Paid Speaker
  • How to Pick and Develop Brand-able Speaking Topics
  • How to Craft a Signature Speech using the SPEAK UP™ Preparation System
  • How to Stand Out from Other Speakers with Similar Messages
  • How to Prepare and Position Your Speaking Business
Friday (Full Day)
Saturday (Half Day)

What airport should I fly into?

The nearest airport is Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).  

How far is the airport from the Conference Location?

The PAID TO SPEAK Conference is hosted at the Corner Theater at Cross Pointe (1800 Satellite Blvd, Duluth, GA), which is approximately a 45-minute drive from the Atlanta Airport. (NOTE: Rush hour traffic can increase driving time.)

What time should I book my flight to arrive at the airport?

Since the conference begins at 8:00 AM, you likely want to arrive the day before if you are flying.  

When should I book my flight to depart?

The conference ends at noon. Allow at least 3 hours after the end of the conference to get to the airport and check-in.

Can I bring my spouse or assistant with me?

Absolutely! In fact, your spouse and/or assistant can attend the conference with you at a discounted rate. Email us at info@liveitforward.com to request this special discount code.

Is there a recommended hotel? Do I have to stay in that hotel?

You are free to search for lodging that works best for you. However, often we are able to line up a conveniently located hotel at a discounted rate. Once registered, you will receive this information via email approximately 30 days before the conference.

If I am driving, how do I get to the conference?

The address of the Corner Theater at Cross Pointe is 1800 Satellite Blvd, Duluth, GA 30097.  

What if I have to cancel because of an unexpected scheduling conflict?

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: Should you need to cancel for any reason, 30 days or more before the event, you will receive a credit on your account to use towards another Paid To Speak event. This credit must be used within 12 months from the date the credit is issued. No credit will be given for cancellations received less than 30 days before the event. You may transfer your registration to another person at any time. To request a credit or to transfer your registration to another person, email info@liveitforward.com. Please note, there are no refunds for this event, only credits.

What should I wear the PAID TO SPEAK Conference?

Wear what you want. Many attendees dress in business casual. Others wear jeans. Some even wear suits. The #1 guideline is for you to be comfortable and ready to learn.

What kind of people attend the PAID TO SPEAK Conference?

Attendees come from all walks of life, including entrepreneurs, business owners, corporate executives, university leaders, ministry personnel, teachers, coaches, personal trainers, professional speakers, and homemakers are just some examples. The one thing all attendees have in common is they want to learn how to get booked and paid as a speaker and/or how to use speaking to grow their influence and/or business.