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Join WBENC September 21 from 2–4 PM EST for an exciting session led by Christy Demetrakis, North America Sales Capability Director for Procter & Gamble & President of The Empowered Speaker.

You have researched, created, and developed your products and services. You know your competitors. You know your market. Your company and what you have to offer is the best option. So, why aren’t they buying? Why do people not immediately see the value in what you have to offer? Is your product or service the issue? Is it your sales pitch delivery? It could be either of these, or it could be a lack of skill in effectively handling the objections that keep a buyer from saying “yes.” Objections are questions, arguments or concerns that are expressed in opposition to a proposal, product or an idea.

Objection handling is finding out the TRUE objection, understanding why it is a problem, collecting information needed and then handling it. The inability to effectively handle objections will make you feel like you are playing a game of “whack a mole” when all you want to do is sell your product. If you are ready to learn how to overcome objections and close that sale, join us September 21 from 2–4 PM EST.

Special Guest: Christy Demetrakis

Christy Demetrakis is a seasoned business professional with +25 years of experience in a variety of fields including sales and management across several Fortune 500 companiesIn her current capacity, as North America Sales Capability Director for Procter & Gamble, Christy designs and delivers Industry Award winning Sales Colleges to train the North America selling organization.  She is also actively involved in recruiting top talent and mentoring. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA.  She has been married to James for 25 years and lives in Kentucky.  She has two children and dog. 

Christy is also the President and Founder of The Empowered Speaker, a company that teaches people the power of dreams and the importance of faith in conquering the fears that limit us.  She achieves this through workshops, conferences, keynotes, and her Faith to Conquer FearTM Series Workshops.   Her empowering and inspirational spirit shines through in her books, Faith to Conquer Fear:  Inspiration to Achieve your Dreams and her Amazon bestselling book Faith to Conquer FearTM:  The Journey.

Christy is a certified instructor for the Speakers Training Camp™.  She offers public workshops and customized on-site programs for companies and organizations to improve their public speaking and presentation skills.  She is a Master Facilitator for Procter & Gamble’s Effective Presentation Skills course and is a certified instructor for High Impact Training and Delivery.   

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The WBENC Women of Color Program is an outreach and development program designed to build and strengthen a dynamic ecosystem for women of color entrepreneurs. While sessions are targeted to women of color, all are welcome to attend.

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