Nick Westergaard has been called one of the “most jaw-dropping marketing speakers.” An entertaining educator and strategist, your audience will learn, laugh, and leave with ideas they can implement right away. Contact Nick to discuss your next event.

Popular Presentations Include

Brand Now: How to Stand Out in Our Crowded, Distracted World

With the rise of digital media, you’d think it would be easier than ever to be heard. Yet, most messages fail to cut through the clutter in today’s noisy digital-first ecosystem. You may be surprised but because of the opportunities created by new media and disruptive technology, strong brands with something to say matter now more than ever. During this insightful and engaging keynote, you’ll learn about the seven Brand Now dynamics — meaning, structure, story, content, community, clarity, and experience — and how you can use them to build a standout brand both online and off.


Get Scrappy: Smarter Digital Marketing for Businesses Big and Small

When it comes to marketing, it’s the best of times and the worst of times. New media allows us to reach more people, build personal relationships, and deliver real value to our customers. However, budgets are tighter than ever and we’re constantly distracted by all of the shiny new things coming at us. The answer? Get scrappy. During this myth-busting and actionable talk you’ll discover how getting scrappy can help you put your brains before your budget and simplify your marketing in today’s complex world. The book Get Scrappy was named one of Mashable’s Best New Marketing Books to Read in 2017.


What’s Next? The Future of Digital Marketing and What You Can Do to Be Ready

With over a billion users on Facebook and half of U.S. teens creating and consuming content on Snapchat, it’s safe to say that social media and new forms of content continue to dominate our marketing. As new networks emerge and existing platforms add even more features, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of these rapid shifts. This forward-looking keynote takes a look at seven digital marketing trends that need to be on your radar, what they mean, and, most importantly, what you can do to be ready for them.


Powerful Presentations: Mastering the Art & Science of Story, Visuals & Delivery

Do you struggle to create engaging presentations? Do you dread slide design and public speaking? As an executive communication instructor and coach, Nick Westergaard explores the art and science of storytelling and visual persuasion in this inspiring and action-packed keynote. You’ll also learn to overcome your fears and reinforce your talk with nonverbal and vocal strategies employed by the most compelling leaders today. In the end, you’ll be able to communicate your ideas effectively by structuring your story, supporting it visually, and delivering it with confidence.


Presidentially Speaking: The Communication Secrets of Our Commanders in Chief

Believe it or not, you have a lot in common with the U.S. presidents. That’s because you’re often charged with using communication, particularly writing and public speaking, to inspire others to take action. Now you can put the communication secrets of our nation’s chief executives to work for you. You’ll learn to prepare like Lincoln, to be clear and concise like FDR, storytelling tips from Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama, how to be physically commanding like Washington and LBJ, and vocally inspiring like Ronald Reagan. In the end, you’ll learn the skills to be a “Great Communicator” in your own work. Non-partisan and not just for white dudes (we’ll look at a few presidential hopefuls as well).