The SBA San Diego District Office is hosting this workshop to be presented by Tony Wilkins. Join speaker and best-selling author Tony Wilkins as he shares his best tips for making money as a speaker including the tricks to connecting with meeting planners, learning which organizations book speakers on a regular basis and more. Registration Requested - Walk-ins Welcome Presenter Bio Tony Wilkins is one of the premiere authorities on connecting people of influence to one another. His popular Internet radio show, Small Business Forum Radio www.blogtalkradio.com/tonywilkins reaches over 200,000 business owners globally and is one of the top business shows on the network. His workshops not only educate business leaders on a better way to connect, but offers valuable and available resources for building powerful business connections. He is a master networker whose global connections span multiple industries including film, media, art, literary, political, small business, startups and culinary; with ties to organizations like the Small Business Administration, Public Speakers Association, NAWBO, BNI, various business chambers, San Francisco City Hall and the Golden Gate Business Association. Tony is the author of several books including the best-selling Telemarketing Success for small and mid-sized Firms, The Single Person’s Cookbook (www.amazon.com) and Surviving the economy. His new book, The Career Whisperer: Behind the Podium is a step by step guide for anyone looking to launch a career as a public speaker or for sales professionals looking for a better way to reach more prospects faster and easier. Mr. Wilkins is also the publisher of Small Business Forum Magazine, Foodie Quarterly, and Podium Magazine and speaker’s directory. In addition, he has launched a very successful booking service for authors and speakers and is the creator of the annual Small Business Empowerment Conference and the Women of Influence Summit. SBA’s participation in this activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products, services or entities of any participant, speaker or presenter. SBA is not responsible for the content, accuracy, relevance of the information provided by third parties at this event. About the SBA The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam. Follow SBA on Twitter and like SBA on Facebook to learn about new developments and news of the U.S. Small Business Administration.