FAQ about the PAID TO SPEAK Conference

Is there a payment option?

Yes. You can select the three payment option. Pay $450 deposit to secure your spot.

What is the schedule?

Thursday (Full Day)

8 AM to 9 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?

Both the Paid to Speak Conference and the Killer Keynote Conference are hosted at the John C. Maxwell Leadership Center, which is approximately a 40-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 both conferences begin 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 on Saturday at noon. Allow at least 2.5 hours after the end of the conference to get to the airport and check-in.

Can I bring my spouse with me?

Absolutely! Your spouse can attend either conference with you for only $197 per conference. You will receive codes 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
1775 North Brown Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
770-277-1243

Group Name – PAID TO SPEAK
NOTE: To receive discount room price, you must reserve your room by July 31 or before our room block sells out.

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

The address of the John Maxwell Leadership Center 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 and/or the Killer Keynote 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 and/or the Killer Keynote 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 $450 today.
Second payment 30 days from today.
Third payment 60 days from today.