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FAQ about the PAID TO SPEAK Conference

Is there a payment option?

Yes. You can select the three payment option. Pay $332 deposit to secure your spot.

What is the schedule?

Thursday (Full Day)

8 AM to 6 PM — Thursday is a FULL Day of Content


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
  • 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 John C. Maxwell Leadership Center?

The PAID TO SPEAK Conference is hosted at the John C. Maxwell Leadership Center at 12 Stone, which is approximately a 40-minute drive from the Atlanta Airport. (NOTE: Rush hour traffic can increase driving time.)

  • VERY IMPORTANT: The conference is hosted at the John C. Maxwell Leadership Center at 12 Stone which is located at 2050 Sugarloaf Circle, Duluth, GA 30097, not at The John Maxwell Company corporate office on Satelittle Blvd.
  • Make sure your map takes you to the John C. Maxwell Leadership Center at 12 Stone.

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! Your spouse and/or assistant can attend the conference with you for only $300 per person. You will receive special registration codes for your spouse and/or assistant once you register.

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, we have lined up special rates at the Homewood Suites.

VERY IMPORTANT: Please direct all hotel questions and comments to the hotel.

Homewood Suites –  includes free, hot breakfast (link will be available soon)
1775 North Brown Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
770-277-1243

Booking Name – PAID TO SPEAK
NOTE: To receive the discounted room price, you must reserve your room as early as possible before our room block sells out.

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

The address of the John Maxwell Leadership Center at 12 Stone is 2050 Sugarloaf Circle, 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.  

3 Payment Option

Secure your spot with a deposit of $332 today.
Second payment 30 days from today.
Third payment 60 days from today.