Book Ed to Speak at Your:
Association Executive Council Meeting
“Regardless of your organization’s approach to member recruitment; organic member-get-a-member, online & social media, or printed materials for postal distribution…nothing is more effective than proving that membership is a smart business, financial, and career decision…by proving the ROI of membership in real dollar numbers.” -Ed Rigsbee, CAE, CSP
Ed Rigsbee, (CSP) Certified Speaking Professional, (CAE) Certified Association Executive, is the ROI Guy. He is obsessed with helping you to give and receive more return on investment (ROI) in everything that you do. He will help your organization to elevate your business relationships from ordinary to extraordinary; in service, results and profitability.
Ed is the President of Rigsbee Enterprises, Inc., established in 1981. He is recognized internationally for his expertise in the areas of strategic alliance development and implementation and non-profit organization member recruitment and retention. He has authored the following books:
Ed is one of a select, very few, on the planet to hold both the CSP and CAE. He has been a professional member of the National Speakers Association since 1988 and was awarded the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation in 2000; an accreditation that less than 10% of the Global Federation of Professional Speakers’ membership holds. Ed is also an association executive member of ASAE; the Center for Association Leadership, earning his Certified Association Executive credential in 2012.
With more than 2,500 published articles to his credit, Ed continues to be a regular contributor to business, trade and professional publications globally. He has been an adjunct professor for both the Universities of California at Santa Barbara and California Lutheran University. He has also worked with the Dun & Bradstreet Foundation, delivering full-day; sales, customer service, team building, and management seminars across the USA. Ed has traveled to Europe, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East, teaching member recruitment, delivering multi-day strategic alliance workshops to eager business leaders and professional development workshops to established and emerging professional speakers.
Bring Ed in to present at your next meeting for a transformative experience that will help you meet and exceed your association’s membership goals by leveraging the ROI of Membership!
“… your presentation not only rated the highest of the speakers at this year’s meeting, but one of the highest in the ten years I conducted this meeting.” -William Roenigk, Senior VP, National Broiler Council
“They will be able to use your ideas immediately.” -Deborah Hamlin, CAE, International Association of Plastics Distributors
“We would gladly recommend you to any association that needs help in proving the ROI of membership dues to its members.” -Laurel Nelsen-Rowe, Managing Director, American Society for Quality
“You were able to get them to see the ‘forest through the trees’. This is an accomplishment that NO other speaker or facilitator can attest to …” -Jane McEwen, Executive Director, International Packaged Ice Association
“Your customization was excellent and really made a difference-you really knew your audience.” -Cindy Fellows, Greater Washington Society of Association Executives