Meeting Planners


There’s a reason . . .

Why you’ve read about Barry Maher in virtually every publication aimed at meeting planners.

There’s a reason:

► Why this website is packed with testimonial quotes;
► Why Barry has appeared on the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, CNBC and on well over 800 local TV and radio stations;
► Why he’s frequently featured in publications like USA Today, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Business Week, why he’s on the cover of business publications in Europe.

And it’s not just attendees who gain a lot from Barry’s sessions, even the meeting planners come away enthused:

“Great information . . . I learned a great deal and am excited about sharing it with my staff.”
—Veronica Walsh, President, Planning the Globe

“The conference attendees included professionals in the meetings and hospitality industry who attend many meetings throughout the year. They are a hard group to please, but [Barry] made the connection and each benefited greatly . . . Participants were thrilled with [his] ability to make them laugh and enjoy the program: with specific tactics and strategies that each can apply in their work and daily lives . . . a great [and] a very motivational speaker.”
—Margaret Gonzales, CEO, International Association of Hispanic Meeting Professionals


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A/V Requirements

    Filling the Glass keynotes and most workshops: 

► Wireless lav microphone
► LCD (or equivalent projection system) and screen


Articles for Meeting Planners

► “Holding Successful Cruise Meetings by Barry Maher
► “If You Want Your Motivational Meeting to Actually Be Motivating . . . Blog post by Barry Maher
► “Filling the Glass for Meeting Planners by Barry Maher from Meetings South
► “Lessons from a Pro” from The Toastmaster 
► “Reality Check for Meetingsby Barry Maher from Successful Meetings
► “Hiring and Getting Peak Performance from Speakersby Barry Maher from Successful Meetings.
► “Stumbling into Success” by Barry Maher, syndicated
► “Filling the Glass: An Interview with Barry Maher by Robert Peterson from Trade Show Ideas (requires Acrobat Reader and may take a moment to load).
► “Speaker Shares the Ultimate Sales Trick—The Truthby Angie Baldwin from ConventionSouth
► “Look Out! It’s Barry Maherby L.T. Lefner from Decision
“Bookshelf: Filling the Glass by Rebecca Grenga DeFilippo, MBA, CMP from The Meeting Professional
► “Eternal Truths, or the Next Best Thingby Dave Murphy from The San Francisco Chronicle
► “The CEO Refresherreview by Ian Bullock