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To inquire about Emily speaking at your next event, please send an email to info [at] emilyahay [dot] com or call (248) 631-9611.

 

Speaking Engagements

2014

2013

    • January –  WooHoo Radio Network Guest on BeDazzleDo’s the d.i.v.a. download, “Social Media for Parents of Tween Girls”  Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    • January –  Michigan Local Government Management Association Conference on, “Communicating Effectively in a Digital Era.”  Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    • February – Walsh College, “Marketing and Digital Strategies,” taught by Erin Janda Rawlings.  Tuesday, February 12, 2013
    • April – Social Media Presentation to the Hebrew Free Loan Board of Directors. Sunday, April 14, 2013
    • June – Inforum: Center for Leadership, “Amplify your Professional Success with Social Media.” Western Michigan University.  Kalamazoo, MI.  Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
    • June – Inforum: Center for Leadership, “Amplify your Professional Success with Social Media.”  PNC Center.  Troy, MI.  Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
    • June – Deadline Detroit, “Social Media Panel.”  Thursday, June 20, 2013
    • August – Microsoft Store at The Somerset Collection, “The New Frontier.”  Thursday, August 8, 2013.
    • December – Michigan Boating Industries Association Annual Conference, “Like This! – How Social Media Can Increase Sales.”  Lansing, MI.  Wednesday, December 4, 2013.

2012

    • January – San Fernando Valley Dental Society, presenting on Social Media at seminar hosted by Dr. Richard and Dr. David Madow on “How to Love Dentistry, Have Fun and Prosper!”  Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    • January – West Michigan District Dental Society, presenting on Social Media at seminar hosted by Dr. Richard and Dr. David Madow on “How to Love Dentistry, Have Fun and Prosper!”  Friday, January 20, 2012
    • January – The Community House, “The Social Media Guide for Parents,” Tuesday, January 24, 2012
    • February – Walsh College, EntrepreneurYOU:A Day of Education & Resources for Women Entrepreneurs,”Social Media Entrepreneurialism,” Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    • February–  Cornerstone Schools, Leadership and Business High School Speakers Bureau, “Social media as an entrepreneurial career path for students making career choices,” Saturday, February 11, 2012
    • February – Madonna University Luncheon Business Lecture, “The Social Media Navigation Guide for Small Business Owners,” Friday, February 17, 2012
    • March – Nu Image Advanced Dental Seminars, Raleigh, NC, presenting on Social Media at seminar hosted by Dr. Richard and Dr. David Madow on “How to Love Dentistry, Have Fun and Prosper!”  Friday, March 9, 2012
    • March – The Social Media Institute, Baltimore, MD, 2-day seminar hosted by Dr. Richard and Dr. David Madow, March 22 – 23, 2012
    • March – Building Industry Association, Professional Women in Building & Remodeling Council, “Shake Up Your Marketing Strategy with a Social Media Martini,” Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    • March – Big Apple Dental Meeting, Mahwah, NJ, presenting on Social Media at seminar hosted by Dr. Richard and Dr. David Madow on “How to Love Dentistry, Have Fun and Prosper!”  Friday, March 30, 2012
    • April – Nashville, TN, presenting on Social Media at seminar hosted by Dr. Richard and Dr. David Madow on “How to Love Dentistry, Have Fun and Prosper!”  Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    • April – Houston, TX, presenting on Social Media at seminar hosted by Dr. Richard and Dr. David Madow on “How to Love Dentistry, Have Fun and Prosper!”  Thursday, April 5, 2012
    • April – Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association, Mason, MI, “Effective Social Media Strategy for Your School & You,” Friday, April 27, 2012
    • May – The Community House, MI, “The Social Media Navigation Guide,” for Small Business Owners and Individuals Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    • June – Detroit, MI, presenting on Social Media at seminar hosted by Dr. Richard and Dr. David Madow on “How to Love Dentistry, Have Fun and Prosper!”  Thursday, June 7, 2012
    • October – The Community House, MI, “The Social Media Guide for Parents of Tweens,” Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    • October – The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber, MI, Professional Edge Workshop, “Developing a Social Media Strategy,”  Thursday, October 4, 2012
    • October – TechTown Detroit, “Post with Purpose: Social Media Strategies for Startups.” Thursday, October 18, 2012
    • October – 2012 Scottish North American Leadership Conference, “Technology and Social Media.” Panelist with Brian Hughes, Co-Founder, Kiltr.com (“Scottish LinkedIn”) Saturday, October 27, 2012
    • December – International Academy of Design & Technology, “Harnessing the POWER of Social Media for YOU.”  Saturday, December 15, 2012.

2011

    • April – “Get Social Media Results!” presented at the Omega Real Estate Investor & Wealth Protection Conference, hosted by Jeff Watson, Top Shortsale Lawyer, Cleveland OH
    • May – The Community House, “Making Social Media Manageable,” for Small Business Owners and Individuals, Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    • May – “Get LinkedIn,” Social Media & LinkedIn-focused presentation for Executive Leadership Team, Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    • July – The Community House, “Shake Up Your Marketing Strategy with a Social Media Martini,” for Small Business Owners and Individuals, Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    • September – Oakland County Dental Society, “Social Media Keynote,” Tuesday, September 20, 2011
    • September – Guest on WJR 760 AM Internet Advisors Radio Show; discussing Facebook changes, Saturday, September 24, 2011
    • October – The Community House, “The Social Media Navigation Guide,” for Small Business Owners and Individuals Thursday, October 20, 2011
    • October – St. Hugo’s Networking Group, “Social Media Strategy for Small Business Owners,” Thursday, October 20, 2011
    • November German Professional Women’s Association; Keynote Social Media Speaker at monthly meeting, Friday, November 4, 2011
    • November – Guest on WJR 760AM Internet Advisors Radio Show; discussing Twitter basics to industry applications, Saturday, November  26, 2011
    • November – Interview with Michael Rogers airing on Small Business Association of Michigan Radio on Wednesday, November 11, 2011; discussing what makes up an effective social media presence for small business owners.  (Recorded at the Hay There Social Media booth at the Michigan Emerging Conference)

What Others Are Saying…

“Thank you so very much for sharing your expertise and wisdom with Parenting Media Association members during our annual Philadelphia conference. What a treat! And such great info for our businesses! We so appreciate your time and effort to bring this information to us.”  – Sarah Taylor, Publisher, MetroFamily Magazine, Oklahoma City Family Fun

“Emily A. Hay has been such a positive addition to the Cornerstone Schools’ team as she has provided a working platform in which we have been able to launch and establish a social media presence. She has also been gracious enough to share her profound social media knowledge with some of the students in the Leadership and  Business High School here at Cornerstone. We are very pleased with the results Emily has fostered thus far through her social media strategy created for Cornerstone Schools.” Janice Perzigian, Director of Marketing, Cornerstone Schools Detroit

“TechTown recruited Emily Hay to facilitate a recent social media workshop for small business owners. The content was rich and she was incredibly engaging. At least 15 attendees stayed after to have some one-on-one time with her — even after a long Q&A session. Best part? Everyone left with strategies they could actually execute. I’ve been to social media workshops before and this was by far the best. If you’re looking for substance not flash, Emily is your gal.”  Michelle Welsh, Director of Marketing and Communications, TechTown

“At first I was skeptical about social media, but Emily’s comprehensive approach to building a social media strategy and managing our presence is yielding great results for our bakery.“Tina Yancey, Owner, Great Harvest Bread Company Birmingham

“Emily Hay was a presenter at our EntrepreneurYOU women’s entrepreneurial event in February 2012. I heard from several women who attended her session that she was a highly engaging speaker who gave attendees many tips they could begin using right away. I would recommend Emily to present on the topic of Social Media again. She is a consummate professional who brings a high level of enthusiasm into her presentations.”Brenda Meller, Director of Marketing, Walsh College

“Emily embodies accountability.  She will not rest until she has delivered tangible value and results through social media for small business owners.“Eleni Kelakos, President, The Eleni Group

“Emily’s spirit and passion for the value of social media is contagious!  She’s a real resource to develop any company’s competitive advantage through social networking.”Carol Kocan, High Impact Presentation Instructor, Dale Carnegie of Southeast Michigan

“Emily is a fantastic instructor and is the guru of Social Media. I knew immediately when I met her; she would be an outstanding instructor. Warm, professional, and excited to educate others on the power of social Media.”Peggy Kerr, Director of Programs, The Community House

“If you were in Cleveland, Ohio last weekend, you were part of an amazing event!  We heard from Emily Hay, a dynamic speaker and social media marketing savvy leader, who delivered priceless guidance for those wanting to leverage social media to grow their real estate investing business.”Jeff Watson, Top Short Sale Lawyer, Cleveland OH

“Emily A. Hay was a pleasure to work with in planning and producing “Shake Up Your Marketing Strategy With A Social Media Martini.” She provided valuable and timely information for our audience, presented in a clear and easily understandable format. Emily was even supportive of our addition to her program . . . a real “mini martini” for each guest. She gets rave reviews from the Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan and from me.”Susan Adler Shanteau, Vice President-Communications, Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan

“On March 28, 2012, the Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan (BIA) was delighted to have Emily A. Hay give a presentation to seventy of our members entitled: Shake Up Your Marketing Strategy with a Social Media Martini. Her presentation was very effective and entertaining, drawing very positive comments from our members. I highly recommend Emily for her knowledge, expertise and abilities. Thanks Emily!”Michael Stoskopf, CEO, Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan

“Emily: Thanks again for your time and expertise. As you can see from survey responses below, all attendees felt the same way I did. – 92% rated the overall presentation and speaker as excellent.”  Vernon M. Gustafsson, DDA Assistant Director, Brownstown Downtown Development Authority

What Session Attendees Said…

“Emily Hay knows her stuff. She gave an excellent presentation on social media, broke it down for the beginner, but kept it interesting for those more advanced. She is a great speaker: thorough, engaging, and gave great visual examples. She should be considered Metro-Detroit’s guru on social media!

“Emily had excellent examples of “Case Studies” for Social Media for small business owners. She sold the topic so well…any small business owner from a dentist to a floral shop could be applying the examples she gave.”

“Emily sells the importance of social media for small business owners. She knows the topic inside and out. She is passionate about the topic, and passionate about people getting results!”

“Friendly, knowledgeable, charming, great presentation, more classes by Emily.”

“Very enthusiastic, interesting, kept my attention.”
“Great instructor, very informative, loved the case study.”

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