Over 10,000 small businesses attended social media training by Michael just since 2011!
And, over 7,500 people attended Michael's management and leadership training seminars!!



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                     Michael Derrick is a motivational speaker and social media coach 

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The seminar was so great the day went faster than a normal work day."

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September 8 - 11 NY, MA, ME

August 15 - 22 Wisconsin

August 13, 14 Pensacola

July 30 - Aug 1 Gainesville, Savannah, Ft. Lauderdale

June 23, 24 teaching management Jacksonville, FL

June 26, 27 teaching leadership and
management in St. Thomas Virgin Islands

May 27-31 teaching management in Florida

April 29-May 4
In Chicago making presentation at a meeting
of a National Industrial Association

April 14, 15, 16 was speaking at a
management conference
in Jacksonville, FL
then training managers in
Ft. Lauderdale for two days!


Past Schedule - 2013

2013 Speaking Engagements


12-2 Orlando, FL - management conference
12-3 Sarasota, FL - management conference
12-4 Ft. Pierce, FL - management conference
12-5 and 6 St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - mgmt conference
12-9 Valdosta, GA - mgmt conference
12-10 Panama City, FL management conference
12-11 Pensacola, FL management conference


11-1 Memphis, TN - leadership, team building
11-4 Storrs, CT - management
11-5 Washington, DC - management
11-6 St Petersburg, FL - leadership
11-7 St Petersburg, FL - leadership
11-12 West Palm Beach, FL - leadership
11-13 West Palm Beach, FL - leadership
11-14 Gainesville, FL - leadership
11-15 Gainesville, FL - leadership
11-19 Grand Rapids, Michigan
11-20 Chicago, IL - social media lunch keynote
11-21 - 11-30 Chicago

October 2013

9-30 Columbus, MS - leadership, management
10-1 Jackson, MS - leadership, management
10-2 Mobile, AL - leadership, management
10-3 Mobile, AL - leadership, management
10-7 Binghamton, NY - social media marketing
10-8 Scranton, PA - social media marketing
10-9 Saddle Brook, NJ - social media marketing
10-10 Freehold, NJ - social media marketing
10-11 Lancaster, PA - social media marketing
10-15 Birmingham, AL - leadership, team building
10-16 Daytona Beach, FL - leadership, team building
10-18 Providence, RI - leadership, team building
10-28 Athens, GA - leadership, team building
10-29 Macon, GA - leadership, team building
10-30 Atlanta, GA - leadership, team building
10-31 Nashville, TN - leadership, team building


9-9 Salisbury, MD - leadership, teams
9-10 Lancaster, PA - leadership, teams
9-11 Ithaca, NY - leadership, teams
9-23 - Columbia, SC - social media marketing
9-24 Athens, GA - social media marketing
9-25 Atlanta, GA - social media marketing
9-26 Huntsville, AL - social media marketing
9-27 Mobile, AL - social media marketing


August 6 - Savannah, GA - team building
August 7 - Ft Lauderdale  - team building
August, 8 - McClean, VA - team building
August 12,13 - Puerto Rico - social media
August 14 - Ft. Lauderdale - social media
August 15 - Pensacola, FL - social media
August 16 - New Orleans, LA - social media
August 20 - Facebook webinar for national seminar
August 26 - Lewiston, ME - social media
August 27 - Manchester, NH - social media
August 28 - Great Falls, NY - social media

July 2013 -
July 18 -- 2 hour lunch teaching social media in
Chicago area
July 22 - Harrisburg, PA teaching social media
July 23 - Wilmington, DE teaching social media
July 24 - New York, New York teaching social media
July 25th and 26 - Syracuse, NY teaching management
July 29 - Charlotte, NC training on social media
July 30 - Greensboro, NC training social media
July 31 - Raleigh, NC training social media

June, 2013
4,5,6 Key Note Social Media speaker Washington/Baltimore
11,12,13 Key Note Social Media speaker PA, DE, Houston
18,19,20 key Note Social Media speaker Houston, Dallas
25, Daytona Beach - teaching on management
26, West Palm Beach - management
27, Atlanta - management
28, Norfolk, VA - teaching on management

May 2013
1-2 - Fort Myers Florida
teaching management
6-10 Florida - open
13-17 Chicago
May 15 - in Chicago speaking on social media
at 2 hour luncheon event
17-20 Myrtle Beach and SC
27,28 Palm Coast, FL - open
29 - Saginaw, MI
30,31 Chicago, IL

April 2013
April 1-5 Webinars
8-11 Roanoke, VA, Charlottesville, VA,
Richmond, VA, McClean, VA - social media
16-19 Augusta, Maine, Burlington, VT,
Allentown, PA, Edison, NJ - social media
22-26 King of Prussia, PA, Frederick, MD,
College Park, MD Annapolis, MD,
Salisbury, MD - social media
29-May 2 Ft Lauderdale, FL and
Ft. Myers, FL.  -

March 2013
March 1 - Chicago
March 4-8 Wheeling, WV, Beckley, WV,
Ashville, N.C., Nashville, TN, Toledo,
OH - teaching management
March 11-13 Chicago
March 14-15 New York City,
Albany, NY - teaching management
March 18-29 Webinars

February 2013
Jan 28 - Feb1 Florida - Social Media Training
- Tampa, Sarasota, Orlando, Gainesville,
Panama  City
Feb 4 - Feb 8 - Schaumburg,
Merrillville, IN, downtown Chicago,
Oak Brook, Davenport, Iowa -
Social Media Training
Feb 18 - 22 Social Media in Florida
- West Palm Beach, Miami,
Ft. Lauderdale
February 28-March 1 Chicago

January 2013
Jan 14-16 Minneapolis, MN
Jan 8 - KC
Jan 2-5 Source North America National
Meeting in Oak Brook, IL - speaking 4 times



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Past Schedule - 2012

December 2012
5 - Ft. Lauderdale- management training
11-14 Ft. Pierce, FL and Melbourne, FL
16-28 Chicago

November 2012
1,2 booked
6,7, 15,16 Minneapolis, MN - management training
21-26 Florence, AL

October 2012
1-5 Booked - Buffalo, NY and Erie, PA
8-12 Booked in Virginia and Maryland
15 - 19 Booked in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
22-24 Booked in Tennessee
29-31 Office

September 2012
3-7 Booked in South Carolina
10-14 Booked in Georgia and Alabama
15-17 Wisconsin
18 Dayton, OH
25-28 Indiana and Michigan

August 2012 
6-10 Florida
13-15 Teaching management to organizations in Georgia and Alabama
16-19  Wisconsin
20-24 Chicago/Kenosha/Milwaukee area

July 2012

July 16-20 Training organizations on Social Media communication in Florida
23,24 - Ft. Lauderdale
25-27 Washington D.C. and Virginia
July 30-August 3 Training on Working with Difficult People in Washington, D.C. and Virginia

June 2012 

June 4-8 Speaking on emotional intelligence in Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro and Raleigh, North Carolina
June 11-14 Training companies on management in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
June 18-21 Speaking on emotional intelligence in Tallahassee, FL, Macon, GA, and Savannah, GA
June 22 - Speaking at a management conference in West Palm Beach, FL

May 2012

April 30 - May 4 Training companies in Florida on Dealing with Difficult People
May 7 - May 11 Training on Creative Leadership in Florida and Puerto Rico
May 14-18 Training companies in Florida on Dealing with Difficult People
May 22,23 Creative Leadership training in Florida



Some Comments from Seminar attendees:


Dynamic speaker. Thank you.

Speaker was dynamic, articulate, and engaging.

Seminar was great. I think Michael did a wonderful job by himself with such a large group.

Bravo! Excellent! You helped me on my specific problem that brought me here today. Michael Derrick is fantastic.





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