Speaking and teaching have always been a passion of Adrienne’s and she has been speaking and teaching professionally for the past 20+ years!
Even from a young age, she would expatriate to anyone and everyone who would listen. Any chance to speak in front of an audience, and she was there! Over the years, the joy of speaking in front of people In 2015has only increased along with her many life experiences.
“So many people have shared so much with me through the years, I count it a great honor to be able to give back.”
Adrienne’s speaking style is content-rich and conversational! She loves engaging the audience! She is fond of saying “the only dumb question is the one that doesn’t get asked, so ask away!” She believes we all learn best by stories so Adrienne looks for ways to weave together facts, tips, and supporting stories everyone can all relate to and remember.
In 2015, Adrienne assisted Jennifer Christensen found Alaska Inbound Marketing Summit out of a combined passion for teaching fellow business and marketing professionals. Adrienne and Jennifer spoke at the conference as the local social media and digital marketing experts.
For 5 years, Adrienne was a certified trainer for the Member Success Program at Business Network International (BNI), frequently presenting to Alaska networking communities on topics such as word-of-mouth marketing, how to build your professional network, and personal branding. At an international conference with BNI, she presented a special session on social media marketing as an expert in the field. Since that time, she has spoken on inbound and digital marketing at many conferences on a national and local scale for a variety of industries, including AIMS, The Associated General Contractors of Alaska’s Annual Conference, the Alaska Peony Conference, and the AABC Birth Institute. She has also been a guest speaker at the University of the Nations, an international, private university with a branch in Kona, Hawaii.
Adrienne and Jennifer recently published their first book: Digital Marketing Roadmap and I’m so excited about it! It’s been years in the making. The book is a compilation of the best blogs from the last six years in one great collection. It paints the picture of how to get from point A to Z when you’re trying to pull together your digital marketing. Jennifer and Adrienne enjoy speaking together whenever possible.
She can speak on a wide variety of topics, but her life experiences have really created a passion for:
- communication styles in the workplace
- corporate leadership
- challenges and joys of being a woman in business
- the triumphs and trials of entrepreneurship
- strategic marketing for business growth
- social media marketing strategy
- Pinterest marketing
- blogging best practices
- corporate branding do’s and don’t
- personal branding for the career you want
Adrienne measures her success as a speaker by her ability to relate the topic at hand to her audience. She wants people to walk away with practical knowledge they can implement today!
“Well organized, interesting, well-paced even when taking questions from the audiences throughout the presentation. They presented useful specific information. Presenters (Adrienne and Jennifer) were engaging and had good command of the presentation.” -Attendee at AABC Birth Institute