John Sturtevant recently presented another in a series of kick-off presentations at the International Association of Business Communicators’ Business Writing Conference. The Conferences,  are held several times a year in cities throughout North America.

Sturtevant’s four-hour morning session starts the two-day conference, which also features shorter sessions by other distinguished speakers like Don Ranly, Ph.D., Ann Wylie, and Steve Crescenzo.

The one hundred and twenty participants included communications professionals from government agencies, education, and corporations in the U.S. and Canada.

“Excellent!” said Karen Kushner, a communications consultant with Humana. “John’s a very talented speaker. He kept us engaged for the entire session and offered a tremendous amount of great writing advice.”

“Energizing and inspiring!” added Heidi Enzenroth of Wausau Signature Agency.

Michelle Edwards of London Life Insurance said “John is a very delightful and engaging speaker. He gave tips I’ll use as soon as I’m back at my desk on Monday!”

“I could’ve listened to John all day!” said Kate Shearman of Kiewit Engineering and Construction.  “I waked away inspired to be a better writer.”

“This workshop is a ‘must-do’”, said Katie Hutchinson of the Canadian Marketing Association. “I listened to John for the whole session and learned great ideas and techniques to help me build my skills.”

“John is an energized speaker who uses stories and examples well.,” said Cathy Glassford, a communications analyst with Coventry Health Care. “The workshop is valuable for even long-time writers like me.”

Chantel Rompfer, Regulatory Writing Analyst with Epcor said “In a word – superb!”

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