STANDING OUT! Sunday Brunch in Chicagoland …Branding & Marketing Strategies

STANDING OUT! Branding & Marketing Strategies that Work!

Ready to position yourself as the go-to expert in your field?
Increase your credibility? Improve your clout? Better leverage your connections?
Boost your business, branding and promotional results?

Learn simple hacks and proven ideas you can use right away at this special event on Sunday, April 21, from 9:00am to 12 Noon, at Elements by The Odyssey in Orland Park, Chicagoland, Illinois.

Explore ideas and proven tips from two subject matter experts, both Accredited Speakers, consultants and authors.!

Business owners; sales professionals; entrepreneurs; aspiring speakers and trainers; independent consultants; members of the Chamber of Commerce; Toastmasters, and every manner of go-getter!

Sunday, April 21, 2024 * 9:00am – 12:30pm

9:00  10:00am Networking & Brunch Buffet
10:00am – 12:00pm Program
12:00 – 12:30pm Networking


The timeless insights and ideas shared are relevant to every size business and applicable to every organization that wants to improve their marketing, even charitable organizations and Toastmasters Clubs.



Raise Your Sway Factor™ – Personal Branding Strategies for Business

In this no-holds-barred program, you will learn the importance and power of personal branding to generate referrals, earn the right of first refusal… even grow your business. Discover ways savvy go-getters can to stand out, stay relevant, and create more demand for themselves and their business in less than 30 minutes a week!

  • How personal brands help you leapfrog your competition
  • Why companies are embracing personal branding to increase sales, improve employee retention, even retain top talent
  • The #1 way to strengthen your own brand online and offline
  • Why Chamber members and Toastmasters have a personal brand advantage
Market Like A Pro! – Golden Nuggets for Great Designs!

In this Master Class on marketing communication, you will learn tried-and-proven tips to apply to your all of your on-line and in print promotional efforts!

Discover simple ways to attract guests and new members to your Club, Product, Service, or Business!

  • Learn the 3 stages of how readers read, and what they need in your promotion
  • View samples with before-and-after design make-overs and feedback
  • Understand what design elements are best placed where in the layout,and why!

NOTE: This is a LIVE session – join us in person on Sunday or you’ll miss it!

Admission includes Brunch, both Sessions and Materials!
$40 for Active Toastmasters;  $45 for Public

Payment via: Zelle, Cash or Check; payable to Orland Park Toastmasters Club

Zelle payment to:

Hosting Club Contact: President, Jerryn Poothakary, 708-890-0983,



Sima Dahl, DTM, AS, CSP, MBA, Founder, Sway Factory, Inc.

Sima is an international speaker and branding visionary who will revolutionize the way you think about the business of personal brands. Her experience as an award-winning marketer paved the way for Sway Factor™, her ground-breaking personal branding strategies that empower professional go-getters to stand out, stay relevant, and be in demand. With bold candor, unfiltered honesty, and her signature charismatic style, Sima has traveled from Boston to Budapest to show business owners, enterprise sales teams, and association members how to out-hire, out-sell, and out-perform the competition. Sima started her Toastmasters journey in 2012 as a founding member of the Viewmasters Club and earned her DTM in 2018. Sima is one of just 1,000 speakers worldwide to earn the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association, and one of 93 speakers worldwide to earn the Toastmasters International Accredited Speaker (AS) designation. She is one of only three women in the world who hold both.

Sheryl Roush, DTM, PDG, AS, CVP,
CEO, Sparkle Presentations, Inc.

Sheryl is an internationally top-rated trainer, marketing design expert, and 17-time published author who brings out brilliance. An 8-time business entrepreneur, she started her first business at only 16. As a 45-year veteran in graphic design, marketing and printing, Sheryl has owned five award-winning graphic design studios, and has written five books on this topic, including Solid Gold Newsletter Design, which became a course book at the University of Ottawa. She received four international Top Ten Bulletin awards from Toastmasters. Her Heart of a Toastmaster received “Best Anthology” from the International Book Awards, showcasing stories from 135 members! Her inspirational books include:  Sparkle-Tudes!®,  and Heart of a Woman in Business. Since 1993 Sheryl is still the youngest woman to be honored with Toastmasters Accredited Speaker (AS) designation. A Member of the National Speakers Association since 1990, Sheryl earned the “Golden Microphone” from the Greater Los Angeles Chapter, and “Member of the Year” award from both the Los Angeles and San Diego Chapters. She was an Ambassador of the Quarter in San Diego, and is a Lifetime Member in her new Upstate New York community.

Elements by The Odyssey
16235 South La Grange Rd., Orland Park, IL 60467
adjoining the Homewood Suites by Hilton

VIDEO PREVIEW: Market Like A Pro!  Discover Golden Nuggets!

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