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Shannon Popkin

Get to Know Shannon:

Bestselling author and speaker Shannon Popkin loves to blend her gifts for storytelling and humor with her passion for God’s Word. Shannon is the author of Control Girl, Comparison Girl (releasing 2020), and Influence. She also contributes as a blogger at Revive Our Hearts.

Shannon is from west Michigan and is happy to be sharing life with Ken, who makes her laugh every single day. Together, they have the joy of parenting two college students, a high schooler, and two adorable shih tzus.

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Breakout Session

Setting Up Shop, as a Speaker

Communicating with event planners can be time consuming and overwhelming. You need a plan! In this session, Shannon offers you clear guidelines for serving your event planners well, while saving yourself time, and growing your speaking ministry. You’ll receive:

The 7 basic touchpoints between Speaker and Event planners
Guidance on setting up email templates, plus samples
Event and retreat planning templates
Speaker Agreement templates
A spreadsheet for tracking your speaking events timeline

15-minute appointments

Speaker & Author Mentor

Shannon would love to encourage you, pray with you, and brainstorm ideas on how to keep in step with the Spirit's guidance for your writing and speaking journey. She would also love to offer input on the publishing process (traditional or self-published), growing your speaking ministry, or building a platform that elevates Jesus.


Ready to register?

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! Join us at Speak Up 2020