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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“Thank you thank you thank you!!! Yesterday and today have been such an eye opening and positive experience for our team! the future is going to be amazing and Francesca and I are so motivated to take Lombardo’s to the next level! Its only day one but they are engaged and motivated to use your teachings. ”

— David Lombardo- Lombardo's Catering Boston, MA

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“You put together a powerful, and informative presentation. All the knowledge you have and share has made this a worthwhile return on this investment. I can feel the energy in the sales dept. and they are buzzing with each other. We are looking forward on acting on the information you have share with us. We are looking forward on acting on the information you have share with us.”

— Susan Lawrence- Pepper's Northboro, MA

 
 
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GUEST SPEAKER

“Wow!!! What a terrific presentation last evening. Your insights and suggestions for tomorrow’s food marketing leaders was only matched by your passion and humor. Thank you. The students will be doing the website analysis this week. I will share the results with you.”

— Richard J. George, Chair & Professor of Food Marketing, Saint Joseph’s University

 
 
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UNITED STATES NAVY

“Meryl’s unique gift is to communicate with each individual in the audience as if they were alone and talking one on one.”
Patricia Littles
US Navy, Richmond, VA”

— Patricia Littles- US Navy, Richmond, VA

 
 
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ISES (INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL EVENTS SOCIETY) GREATER TRIANGLE CHAPTER

“I just wanted to thank you again for coming to visit our Greater Triangle chapter. I have read over all of the surveys and everyone was thrilled with your presentation (as expected). Here are a few: - It provided good information for me to pass along to my sales team. I enjoyed the speaker so much! - Good focused edu about sales, and selling yourself, i enjoyed it and plan to put into practice.”

— Valerie Curran- VP of Programs and Education for ISES Greater Triangle chapter

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“Meryl, just wanted to dash off a quick note to thank you for coming to Miami and for your efforts and energy to assist us in; inspiring our team, motivating them to get out of their chairs and driving home the concept that selling directly effects their pocket as well as the company’s. You did an awesome job and they are very pepped up. We changed the sales meeting format as you suggested. I absolutely appreciate that you think as an “owner”. I always felt that your allegiance was with me and the company and that your efforts were for the betterment of the company by inspiring and educating my team. It worked and I will have you come back again.”

— Joy Wallace, A Joy Wallace Catering & Production, Miami

 
 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

“Not only was it extremely energetic and enthusiastic, you made a memorable impression on the Food & Beverage professionals on the impact that caterers are having on the hotel catering model. You also reinforced the GF Management focus on innovation, creativity, and excellence in execution. I had many attendees personally thank me for having you participate in the program and you were ‘the hit of the University’. Again, thanks for a memorable and enjoyable presentation.”

— Andrew S. Tod, Executive Vice President, GF MANAGEMENT, Philadelphia

 
 
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SPEAKER/CONSULTING UNIT

“You have been the energy and passion that has been behind so much that has happened at Catersource. Working with you always energized me and also it was just plain fun because more than your incredible skills at what you do, I just plain really like you. ”

— Pauline Hoogmoed, CEO Catersource 2000-2014

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“I’m struggling at the moment to find the words for this post...
For so many years now, I’ve gone to Vegas to the Catersource Conference and sat front row center of your classes. I’ve learned from you, been inspired by you and I’ve grown as a caterer and a professional. I’ve dreamt about bringing you out for so long and the experience was much more than I could have imagined!! I CANNOT wait to see how our team grows after your visit. ”

— Melissa Tibben - Attitude on Food - Omaha, NE

 
 
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 SPEAKER - WEDDING MBA CONFERENCE

“Can we set up a time to talk next week? 
I would like to schedule you to speak again for Wedding MBA next year to a broader audience.
After reviewing your video I was smiling ear to ear, fantastic presentation. I will send you the audience feedback and my notes shortly. ”

— Shannon Underwood, Speaker & Topic Coordinator Wedding MBA

 
 
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SALES TRAINING WEST POINT

“Catersource, I wanted to send you an email to thank you for all of your help with our training. Meryl provided us with outstanding training; she was a pleasure to work with and to have had join our team for the day; I hope we can arrange future training.”

— United States Military Academy, West Point

 
 
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SPEAKER - IACC CONFERENCE

“We would like to thank you for delivering outstanding education at IACC-Americas Connect. We have received many compliments from attendees and I am sure you have heard the same.”

— Mark Cooper Chief Executive Officer IACC

 
 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER -  ISES INDIANA EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Thank you again for coming to Indy to join us and speak at our ISES Indiana Education Conference. We all really enjoyed having you here. I heard so many great comments. You really have a different approach to sales.”

— Jennifer McKinney-Seet-VP of Programs and Education for ISES

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“Oh my gosh Meryl, things are good and crazy around here. 
We have been busy moving people around, creating new job descriptions, assigning venues, and on and on.”

— Dawn Tangeman The Wild Thyme Company, San Diego, CA

 
 
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“Thank you so much for your time last week. The team found your presentations invaluable and we really enjoyed you being a part of the 1st annual F&B conference!

— Katherine Kies Corporate F&B Manager PM HOTEL GROUP

 
 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER - NACE TWIN CITIES CHAPTER

“Where do I begin. Thank you so much for speaking at our annual Education Conference yesterday. The attendees had great feedback on the content of your session and enjoyed listening and learning. We will keep you updated on when your sales techniques begin to be implemented as I know they will be.”

— Lisa Brenner Education Chair NACE Minneapolis Chapter

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“Life is too short, buy the dress! 
We can’t thank you enough, they learned so much. ”

— Harirette Dopkin Principal Classic Catering, Baltimore

 
 
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ON THE ROAD- 1 DAY SEMINAR

“Our team took away so much from Meryl’s “Sales is Sales” class. We debriefed afterward and compiled a page-long list of action items that we implemented immediately! It was also a great reminder of sales basics - making the time to form relationships, how to address hard questions - that give us confidence and strength as a sales team. I know we’ll see growth in confirmed events and overall sales because of what we learned at Meryl’s class. ”

— Colbert Callen Director of Events Footers Catering, Denver, CO

 
 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER - ISES HOUSTON CHAPTER

“People are still talking about how great you were, I started watching Tommy Boy last night on Netflix :) 
You were fantastic, Meryl, thank you SO much!”

— Shaun Gray, President for ISES Houston Chapter

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“Meryl is an absolute breath of fresh air. She is truly passionate about what we do as caterers and more specifically the sales side of the business. Her energy and love for the industry is contagious. My sales team loved having her here and really wanted to learn from her. When working on large projects and faced with problem solving we now say, “What would Meryl do?” Her time is a true investment for any company in the catering world and we hope to have her back again soon. ”

— Meagan Heganbarth, Director of Sales RSVP Catering Washington, DC

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“Thanks so much. We’re putting your words into practice.”

— Mark Michaels , Principal Occasions Caterers, DC

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“What a pleasure it was having you as a guest for our Sales Training Seminar. Your insight, sharp tongue, and wit were a pleasant deviation from our day to day business. I think the team has taken away many great techniques and lessons that will surely help them close more deals in the future. I consider our team a top flight group of producers and with the concepts you shared I am certain of their (and our) continued success.
Looking forward to our next session.”

— Andy Snow, President Feastivities Events Phila, PA

 
 
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SPEAKER NACUFS National Conference

“Outstanding! The conference attendees raved about your presentation. High scores all the way. I’ll make sure I send Pauline an email and let her know. Thank you again. ”

— NACUFS National Conference

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“Sitting in today’s sales meeting reviewing all we learned from our visit with Meryl Snow.
Wow- we are talking a lot. Thanks Meryl”

— Kelly Early Thomas Caterers of Distinction, Indianapolis, IN

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“Wow! That was amazing. I cannot thank you enough. I’m still feeling brain fried but wanted to send you a quick email to tell you how much I appreciate your time and energy. This was a dream come true, I still am laughing every time I think “Meryl Snow came to see my business!” I will erase any doubt you have in me- I can do this! Off to put on my big girl panties and leave my private chef job behind!!”

— Gabrielle Moes owner SEASONS Catering, Boulder

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“As the largest catering and food service Management Company in Atlanta, we knew it would be a challenge to relate to our diversified business model; however, Meryl accepted the challenge and over delivered. From custom training program to meet our needs to day of training. Meryl truly went above and beyond. She motivated and inspired the team with a high level of confidence, industry knowledge and overall credibility. They each left with great takeaways that they have implemented in their respective locations. Her expertise is invaluable, with her broad array of experience, passion and instinctive grasp of this business.”

— Dina Iglesias Director of Sales & Marketing Proof of the Pudding Atlanta, GA

 
 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER - ISES PHILADELPHIA

“Thank you, thank you, thank you! Amazing job today. You are so informative and I received fabulous feedback.”

— Beth Koenig Education Director, ISES Philadelphia

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

“I truly cannot tell you how your visit gave us a quick kick in the butt and then we ran with your ideas .”

— Shirley Watt-Simons, Principal Country Gentleman, Washington

 
 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER -  ISES NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER

“hold on- can’t find thank you note”

— David Lombardo Director of Education ISES New England Chapter

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

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— Kenney Barra owner, East Winds, Long Island

 
 
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LCA SALES NETWORK TRAINING

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— Leading Caterers of America

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

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— Sandra & Clive Banks Added Touch Catering, Atlanta

 
 
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— Susan & John Lawrence Peppers Catering, MA

 
 
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SALES TEAM TRAINING

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— Royal Manor, North Jersey

 
 
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CONSULTING

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— Karen Bassham owner Mai Oui, Jacksonville, Fl

 
 
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