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Meridith Elliott Powell, CSP, CVP, CPAE

Global Award-winning High-energy Business Growth, Sales, and Leadership Expert, Best-selling Author, and One of the Top 100 Sales Experts on LinkedIn

Fee Range: $18,000- $25,000
Asheville, North Carolina

Business Growth, Sales, Leadership, Competitive Advantage

An Engaging and Powerful Keynote Speaker Who Delivers it All – Motivation, Entertainment, and Powerful Content!

Motivational business speaker Meridith has a cutting-edge message, rooted in real-life examples and real-world knowledge. You laugh and learn as she walks you through the sales and leadership strategies you need to succeed no matter what this marketplace does.

Everything about today’s marketplace is different – your customers, competition, technology, and employees. In a world that has changed so drastically, doesn’t it make sense you need a new approach to how you sell, how you lead, and how you grow your organization?   

Sales strategist, leadership expert, and award-winning author, Meridith Elliott Powell, speaks and writes on the strategies it takes to grow an organization in today’s uncertain marketplace. A new approach for sales, leadership, and employee engagement. Innovative ideas that will leave your competition in the dust! 

Meridith was inducted into the National Speaker Hall of Fame (Council of Peers Award for Excellence - CPAE®) in 2022. This is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism of which there are only 189 recipients! She also holds the designation of: CSP-Certified Speaker Professional, which is the speaking profession's international measure of professional platform skill. Established by the U.S.-based National Speakers Association, this designation is only bestowed upon speakers who have earned it by meeting strict criteria. She also has been certified by eSpeakers Inc. as a CVP-Certified Virtual Presenter, which shows a speaker's proficiency in Virtual presentations. Meridith is also the current Vice-Chair of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is a Business and Sales Expert and course author for LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning

As an Award-winning author, Meridith offers innovative sales and leadership products to inspire your team, grow your business & make this economy start working for you! Her Best-sellers include: Who Comes Next? Leadership Succession Planning Made Easy, The Best Sales Book Ever/The Best Sales Leadership Ever, Own It: Redefining Responsibility, Winning in the Trust and Value Economy, 42 Rules to Turn Prospects into Customers, The Confidence PlanThrive: Strategies To Turn Uncertainty To Competitive Advantage is the roadmap of how to grow your business and drive sales in a highly shifting, constantly changing economic times, won GOLD from the Nonfiction Authors Association! Newly released is 30 Days to Sales Successdesigned to help leaders innovate, navigate, and drive profitable growth. 

She has been featured in many publications including: USA Today, Forbes, Sales Pop Magazine, and Entrepreneur Magazine, and has appeared as a guest on UNC-TV, ABC, NBC, and CBS. 

Meridith's Most Requested Keynote Experiences Include: 

  • Sales Leadership Redefined: Innovate, Navigate, Drive Profitable Growth- This keynote has it all – the secrets to build and execute a go-to-market strategy that helps you read the market right, flex and shift, and keep your strategy one step ahead of the competition. 

  • The Confidence Plan- Step Out Boldly- Find Your Voice- Own Your Seat at the TableWhether you see yourself as confident, or you feel you have some progress to make in that area of your life, The Confidence Plan takes you on the journey to heightened self-confidence. Through innovative research, tools, techniques, and powerful stories, The Confidence Plan helps you understand the impact confidence can have on your life, your career, those you care about, and the growth of your organization. It’s that powerful!

  • THRIVE: Turning Uncertainty into Your Competitive Advantage- We share the code, the secret, the plan, and exactly the path you need to follow to put you in the driver’s seat and in control in the face of uncertainty.

  • Leadership Redefined: Ownership, Engagement, Results!-The fastest path to profitability and business growth is through the quality of and the engagement level of your team. In this powerful keynote, Meridith shares the leadership development strategies you need to hire top talent in the most challenging times, build a culture in a virtual world, and create loyalty and ignite passion in a time when turnover is the norm.

  • DEFY: Strategies to Succeed No Matter What This Economy Does- In this program, you will learn the business growth strategies you need to dominate your market. Build a team that thrives in change. Design a strategy that gets results. Get above the noise. And leave the competition in the dust.

  • Who Comes Next: Succession Planning Made Easy- In this session, Meridith reveals what it takes to build a strong talent pipeline, develop your future leaders, and create a succession plan that gives you a clear competitive advantage.

"Fantastic presentation – you made the first in-person meeting of the MDRT Global Council in two years worth the wait. Incredible energy, tactical strategies, and fresh perspective on how to capitalize on these shifts in the marketplace. Just the speaker we needed. Nine different countries represented – and you were relevant for every single leader.” 

Her audiences include: Outward Bound Sales Conference, CarePatrol, Doosan Bobcat, Maine Credit Union League, True Value, State Farm, Phoenix Tower International, OneAmerica, Associated General Contractors of America, LinkedIn, IBM, CITRIX, Microsoft, Coldwell Banker, Tennesse Credit Union, Boys and Girls Club, BAE, University of South Florida, Western Carolina University, Edward Jones, City of High Point NC, Nationwide, Asia HR Summit, Bangkok Business Leaders, IMEX America Trade Show, Centura Credit Union, Integrative, Spectrum, 3M, Credit Union Executives, City of Greensboro, NC, Four Seasons, Grand Hyatt Singapore, La Quinta Hotels, CVS Health, and many more.................!

As an Award-winning Speaker and Author, Meridith has been named: 

  • Top 41 Motivational Speakers by Resourceful Sales
  • Top 50 Business Growth Experts to Watch by Currency Fair
  • Top 50 Influencers to Follow Now by LinkedIn
  • Top 100 Sales Experts on LinkedIn by LinkedIn
  • Top 50 Keynote Speakers for 2020 by Top Sales World 
  • Benjamin Franklin Independent Sellers Platinum Award for Best-seller- Who Comes Next? Leadership Succession Planning Made Easy
  • Gold Award from Nonfiction Authors Association for her Best-seller- Thrive: Strategies To Turn Uncertainty To Competitive Advantage

Why Book Meridith Elliott Powell for Your Next Big Event? She Will Help You: Build Your Network- Build Your Business- Change Your Life! Click below to book Meridith for your next In Person, Hybrid, or Virtual Event, or call us today at 888-766-3155! 

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