RISK FORWARD®

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with Victoria Labalme
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HALL OF FAME SPEAKER

WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST-SELLING AUTHOR

ENTERTAINMENT & COMEDY VETERAN

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"In spite of all the time and money I’ve spent on ‘presenters’ I can recall only one – Victoria Labalme. She lit up our stage and her message lives on in the daily lives and actions of my team."
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Randy Drake
Senior Vice President, 24 Hour Fitness
"We brought Victoria in to be the opening speaker for our annual conference of 1,500 payments professionals. She brought energy, enthusiasm, and authenticity and set a tone of hope and inspiration for the days that followed. She listened carefully to our needs, did a ton of prep, and then delivered a keynote that was perfect for our audience. Victoria is a pleasure to work with. She is a great listener, active collaborator and takes the time to learn about the industry and the audience. We loved working with her and highly recommend her."
Stephanie Prebish
Managing Director, Nacha
"Victoria is not only on point and powerful, but she is a great partner in the process. Putting on an event is stressful and requires a team of people to handle all the moving parts. Victoria becomes part of your team. Her high impact, low stress approach makes her a great choice for any audience. Our 2,000 plus attendees gave her a standing ovation. Her stage presence and connection with the people in the room make her among the very best. If you want to make your next meeting the best ever, look no further than Victoria Labalme."
Kevin Brown
AVP of Marketing and Branding, SERVPRO
RISK FORWARD®: COMMUNICATE > CONNECT > COME ALIVE
LOOKING FOR A HIGH-ENERGY, INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER TO OPEN OR CLOSE YOUR EVENT?

Whether you need a keynote to kick things off and set the tone for the days ahead . . .

. . . or whether you need someone to send everyone off with a positive outlook, empowered, emboldened and eager to take on the challenges ahead

. . . Victoria is the perfect choice.

Based on your specific event vision, Victoria will incorporate shrewd insights and practical take-aways that your attendees can use the very next day . . . and for the weeks and months ahead.

Possible themes include:

  • Inspiring and Motivating
  • Collaborating
  • Winning as a Team
  • Being Customer-Centric
  • Embracing New Opportunities
  • Listening Skills
  • Staying Relevant & Innovating
  • Being Resilient
  • “Risking Forward”

Custom-crafting each keynote, Victoria will immerse herself in your organization, collaborate closely with your events team, study your website and materials, share content options to get your input, show up early, and weave in the specifics you want and need to make sure she knocks it out of the park

Video Highlights from Victoria

 

A COMEDIC RENDITION OF YOUR DAY
The Conveyor Belt

 

THE #1 WAY TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE
The Throughline

 

INNOVATION IN LEADERSHIP & SALES
Unleash Your Team’s Potential

 
AN ESSENTIAL SKILL FOR SUCCESS IN SALES Listening vs. Interrupting
 
THE IMPORTANCE OF LISTENING
Avoiding the Mistakes Salespeople Make
 
2 MOMENTS YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO BLOW
First & Final

clients see immediate results

"You were the “WOW” of the conference! You were truly outstanding and made it a great, uplifting experience for everyone! Thanks for an excellent performance."
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Deborah Connors
President & Founder, Health, Work & Wellness conference
"Victoria contributed greatly to our Elevate experience, staged for our company’s best clients. Her highly memorable and incredibly popular closing keynote address, Risking Forward, drew from her best talents as a performer, writer, leader, and coach. In addition, she delivered a Masterclass for a select crowd, focused on the Art of Listening, which also drew rave reviews. Both presentations were highly customized to our audience and industry. Victoria helped make Elevate a smashing success and we recommend her highly!"
David Peckinpaugh
CEO, Maritz
"If you're looking for an unforgettable speaker experience, I enthusiastically recommend Victoria Labalme. She'll make you look great! A year later, attendees still reference Victoria's messages. Nobody does it better."
Sandra Furlong
Manager, Travel Communications
"The entire conference was all abuzz! For two days, your wonderfully wise, funny, and moving speech came back to us again and again. It was the perfect start of a great two days...inspired and energized. Thank you for really working to understand the audience. Nobody does it better."
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Roxanne McCreery
President, ABPM
"Victoria's closing keynote sent our members off with a positive attitude and skills to thrive. She spoke their language, acronyms and all. A consummate artist who captivates an audience with stories, movement and comedy, then ties everything together in a ribbon of practical wisdom."
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Arlene H. Olkin
Director, Association of Business Officials
"Unlike any other presentation! Victoria completely broke the mold of the typical speaker. She put on a show that wove together customized humor, film, and inspiring theater. People are still talking, and more importantly, practicing her practical and useful tips and techniques!"
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Jill Kallmeyer
VP Organizational Development & Learning, Interstate Hotels & Resorts Company
"In no uncertain terms Victoria was BRILLIANT! Her enthusiasm and charisma were captivating and engaging. Our attendees were motivated, entertained and trained. She spent the time to understand our needs.
A dead-on presentation.
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Curtis Hoehne
Director of Events, Nature’s Sunshine
"Victoria opened our MDRT Annual Convention and captured the imagination of the whole audience. She was a real hit. Incredible value. A can't miss option for any program."
Guy Baker
President, Million Dollar Round Table

What Makes Victoria Different

Using skills she developed through 25 years of professional stage, screen, and comedy performances, Victoria leverages her background—from Broadway to Hollywood and C-suites to top sales teams—to share her proprietary systems that have led to stunning results in leaders and teams around the world.

With gripping storytelling, comedic highlights, and custom-crafted content, Victoria brings decades of stage mastery to your event.

Attendees are laughing, learning and taking notes. They’ll be captivated . . . profoundly touched . . . and emotionally moved.

Each keynote is:

  • 100% custom-crafted to meet your intended outcomes.
  • filled with practical, immediately applicable take-away tools.
  • engaging, entertaining, humor filled, high energy and interactive.

FORMATS – LIVE & VIRTUAL

  • Keynotes
  • Breakouts & Workshops
  • Online learning courses and videos
  • Custom-crafted VIP events

BOOK VICTORIA FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT

Ready to connect, communicate and come alive? Victoria has helped thousands of companies and is available in-person or virtually.
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