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Interested in Booking Meridith for Your Event?

If you are looking for a high-energy, highly interactive speaker with powerful content that delivers then you have come to the right place! My goal is to rock your conference, make you look like a star, and leave your attendees feeling inspired and motivated to take action.

Testimonials & Client List

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You've Booked Meridith – What Next?

Meridith’s keynote presentations help leaders and business owners learn the new rules of success, including how today’s economy has changed, how those changes affect today’s customers and employees, and specifically how that impacts your business.

Pre-Program Questionnaire & Checklist

This intake survey is our first step in creating a fully customized program that achieves the results you want.

Meridith's Stage Introduction

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Meridith's Bio

Voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to watch by Currency Fair, Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and business strategist. With a background in corporate sales and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare and finance. Meridith worked her way up from an entry-level position to earn her seat at the C-Suite table. She is Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by less than twelve percent of professional speakers, and a member of the prestigious Forbes Coaching Council.

Meridith's Promotional Photos

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Bulk Book Orders

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Meridith's Speaking Calendar

See a conflict with your date? While we do our best to keep the calendar up to date, things often change, so please reach out directly to Meridith to discuss your event. She will do her best to make it work!

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Meridith's Clients by Industry

Associations & Non-Profit

  • AASP
  • America Society of Employers
  • American Association of Healthcare Administrators
  • American Bankers Association
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Business Technology Association
  • California Bankers Association
  • Clopay
  • Communications Association Institute
  • Family Business Forum
  • Grocery Managers Association
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • IBC
  • ICCFA
  • Idaho Bankers Association
  • Kentucky Automobile Dealers Association
  • Michigan Apartment Association
  • Nebraska Bankers Association
  • NAHAD
  • Nashville Apartment Association
  • National Association of Legal Administrators
  • National Automobile Dealers Association
  • National Cable Television Association
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • National Hardwoods Association
  • National Restaurant Association
  • National Telecommunications Association
  • National Television Cable Cooperative
  • NCME Electrical Cooperative
  • North Carolina Bankers Association
  • North Texas National Speakers Association
  • Oregon Bankers Association
  • PMPA
  • Produce Management Association
  • Tennessee Bankers Association
  • Tennessee Chamber of Commerce
  • United Motorcoach Association
  • Upper State Apartment Association
  • Virginia Automobile Dealers Association
  • Vistage
  • Western Independent Bankers Association
  • WNC Human Resource Association

Corporate

  • Accelerant
  • Amcor
  • Avid Technologies
  • BOSCH
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • CITRIX
  • CMS Energy
  • DTCC
  • Durafiber Technologies
  • FastSigns
  • Forms and Supply
  • Four Seasons
  • FSI
  • Gordon Foods
  • IBM
  • La Quinta Hotels
  • LinkedIN
  • Medline
  • Michelin
  • Microsoft
  • Nationwide
  • Polyquest Corporation
  • RKO
  • Saputo Dairy Foods
  • Southern Gas
  • SP Richards
  • Spectrum
  • Springfield
  • State Farm
  • True Value
  • Voya Financial
  • Zebra

Construction/Manufacturing

  • Able Roofing
  • ABM
  • American Association of General Contractors
  • BAE
  • Bobcat
  • Butle Builders
  • Caterpillar
  • Clopay
  • Concrete Association
  • ConstructionJobs.com
  • Contractors Inc.
  • Caterpillar
  • GKN
  • GreenSprouts

  • IMPA – Idaho Milk Processors Association
  • NAHAD
  • Precision Machine Manufacturing Association
  • Valve World
  • Walsh Construction

Education

  • Blue Ridge Community College
  • Cal State University
  • CUES
  • Education Symposium
  • Franklin University
  • Haywood Community College
  • NASDAQ Educational Center
  • SBDC
  • Southeastern Community College
  • STN
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Wyoming
  • Western Carolina University

Financial

  • Alabama Bankers
  • American Savings Bank
  • Arvest
  • Asheville Savings Bank
  • Atlantic Bay Mortgage
  • AvidXChange
  • California Bankers Association
  • California Credit Union League
  • Centra Credit Union
  • Connecticut Bankers
  • Cornerstone Credit Union League
  • Credit Union Executives of New England
  • Crossstate
  • CUES
  • Edward Jones
  • Electrical Cooperative Federal Credit

  • Union
  • Farm Credit Advisory Group
  • Farm Credit Bank of Texas
  • FBL Financial
  • First National Banks
  • Horne LLP
  • Idaho Bankers Association
  • Illinois Financial Services
  • Kansas City Bankers
  • Maine Credit Union League
  • Midwest Speakers
  • Million Dollar Roundtable
  • Moss Adams
  • Mountain Credit Union
  • Movement Mortgage
  • Nebraska Bankers Association

  • Ohio Bankers League
  • ONEAmerica
  • Pennsylvania Credit Union
  • Peoples Bank
  • Performance Bankers
  • Physicians Insurance
  • Risk Management Association
  • State Farm Financial
  • STD Credit Union
  • Tennessee Bankers
  • Tennessee Credit Union League
  • Virginia Credit Union League
  • Virginia Society of CPAs
  • Voya Financial
  • Western Bankers Association

Franchises

  • ABM
  • Bravo Brio Restaurant Group
  • CarePatrol
  • FastSigns
  • HomePro
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • SendOut Cards
  • Sit Means Sit
  • Soccer Shots
  • True Value
  • US Lawns
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes

Government

  • City of Greensboro
  • City of High Point
  • Florida Library System
  • Henderson County Economic Development Corporation
  • Henderson County Library System

Healthcare

  • 3M
  • Aeroflow
  • American Association Healthcare Administrators
  • Bay Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capstone Health
  • CVS
  • Dentsply Sirona
  • Healthcare Finance Management
  • Association
  • Leading Age Minnesota
  • Medline
  • Medtronic - Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Mental Health Systems
  • Park Ridge Health
  • Patterson Dental
  • Stericycle
  • The Oncology Institute
  • ViiV Healthcare

Insurance

  • Essent Guarantee
  • Farm Bureau
  • GreatAmerica
  • Million Dollar Roundtable
  • Morrow Insurance
  • Prudential
  • Nationwide
  • Ohio Valley Insurance
  • Signal Insurance
  • State Farm
  • Source Media Women In Insurance
  • South Carolina Society of Independent Insurance Agents
  • Virginia Society of Independent Insurance Agents

Meetings & Events

  • ASE
  • Asia HR Summit
  • Bangkok Business Leaders
  • Blue Ridge Leadership Conference
  • CAPS
  • Catawba Women’s Conference
  • Colorado Women’s Conference
  • Education Marketing Association
  • ESICA
  • General Manager & Executive Chef Conference
  • HORNE LLP Leadership Summit
  • IMEX America Tradeshow
  • Iowa Bankers – Managers Conference
  • LEADERSHIP USA™ ST. LOUIS
  • Ledership USA Colorado
  • Management Events
  • Meeting Planners International
  • NFDA Women’s Conference
  • NSA Convention
  • Oasis Business Center
  • Professional Women’s Networking
  • Organization (PWNO)
  • Rain Summit
  • Rotary District Conference
  • Sales Expert Summit
  • Sales Experts Channel
  • Speakers Network Worldwide
  • Sunshine House Director’s Conference
  • Team Travel Source
  • Women Sales Pros
  • Women Up

Real Estate

  • Bell Partners
  • Charleston Realtors Association
  • Coldwell Banker
  • Movement Mortgage
  • Nashville Apartment Association
  • RE/MAX
  • South Carolina Apartment Association

Technology

  • Acadiasoft
  • ACF Technologies
  • DTCC
  • EventPipe
  • Gryphon.AI
  • NeoGenomics
  • NMS Prime
  • Sonoma
  • Twisted Road
  • Vangresso
  • ZEBRA

Travel & Hospitality

  • Amadeus
  • Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Columbia Hospitality
  • Destination Gettysburg
  • Discover Lehigh Valley
  • Fazio Golf Course Design
  • Four Seasons
  • Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Grand Casino
  • Grand Hyatt Singapore
  • La Quinta Hotels
  • New York Restaurant Association
  • New York Travel and Tourism Association
  • New York Hospitality Association
  • Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association
  • Sevier County Chamber of Commerce
  • SITE Southeast
  • Team Travel Source
  • Tennessee Travel and Tourism

Thrive: Strategies to Turn Uncertainty to Competitive Advantage

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Thrive is the roadmap of how to grow your business and drive sales in highly shifting, constantly changing economic times.

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