The engaging presenter who's spoken for thousands on branding and entrepreneurship and given 60+ presentations across the Southeast United States
From Disney to helping you tell your story, Annie Franceschi is a sought-after keynote speaker in Durham, NC and beyond.
Creative, fun, and engaging KEYNOTES & WORKSHOPS
for ENTREPRENEURS AND CAREER PROFESSIONALS
Annie can help you make your next event a success with her motivational “permission” seminars and fun and practical "Branding 101" workshops for groups of career professionals, small business owners, and entrepreneurs. Perfect for your networking events, lunch and learns, conferences, breakout sessions, and more - get ready for an unforgettable presentation designed to help you show your value and share your story through your career or business!
Presentation length: 30-45 minutes plus Q&A; typically perfect for 1 hour of content
10+ topics available, customizable to your event and audience:
motivational keynote presentation on career change and risk-taking great for career professionals, young professionals, and new business owners:
Permission to Try: 3 Powerful Ways to Change Your Life or Career
Screw Permission! 4 Steps to Facing Fears & Changing Careers
fun, educational keynote presentations and workshops on branding for small business owners and entrepreneurs:
Brand Story Foundations: 5 Steps to Making Your Business Stand Out
Finding Your Brand Voice: The 5 Stories You Need to Market Your Business
Using Taglines to Grow Your Business
The Do's and Don'ts of Great Logo Design
Your Guide to Better Business Cards
Branding Your Client Experience
What's in a Name? The Keys to Naming Your Small Business
How Do I Tell My Story? Writing Your "About Me" Page
Visualizing Your Business: 6 Steps to Better Brand Photography
Business Video: How to Create A Compelling Brand Story Film
Annie's general speaking topics encompass business branding, entrepreneurship, positivity, personal branding, personal growth, and empowerment.
Currently booking 2019 engagements, and available for travel. Check Annie's availability for your event here.
See Annie in action at "Branding with Annie"
If you're local to Raleigh-Durham, NC, see Annie speak monthly at her often-sold-out branding workshop series, "Branding with Annie" at RTP's The Frontier co-working space.
Find more information and get complimentary tickets for the next workshop at brandingwithannie.com.
Annie Franceschi is a bestselling author, professional speaker and brand creator behind Greatest Story Creative®, a Durham, North Carolina-based branding agency. A Duke University graduate with more than 10 years in storytelling, Annie began her career working in franchise management for major movies at The Walt Disney Studios in California.
In 2013, Annie quit her dream job at Disney to become an entrepreneur. Having branded 70+ businesses, advised hundreds of entrepreneurs, and spoken for thousands, Annie is a passionate creative partner to the small business owner who needs the name, logo, words, graphics and website that shows their value, tells their story, and grows their business.
Her first book, Permission to Try, a self-help book about changing careers, starting a business, and reinventing your life became a #1 Amazon Bestseller in 4 categories upon release in late 2018. She currently lives in Durham, North Carolina, with her favorite person and husband, Gus.