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“I want to thank you for an absolutely fantastic job. Your 13 presentations in 13 different locations in New South Wales far exceeded our expectations and actually created a new standard for our Traveling Expert Program. We look forward to have you return to Australia ASAP!”

- Joanna Nursey
Manager, New Market Expansion Program, Department of Regional Development, New South Wales, Australia

Common-sense guidance with equal parts humor & wit

Welcome to our meeting planner area!

You will soon realize from the information provided in this section and any of the communications that you will have with Rick Segel & Associates, that we believe in a user-friendly, low-maintenance approach to meeting coordination.

Our goal is to make your meeting our top priority and we focus on your goals, not ours. That’s why the term our team members stress is “low maintenance” so that we can become part of your solution to turn your meeting into an event.

Within these pages, you should find everything you need to handle the logistics of hiring and working with Rick Segel & Associates.

About Us

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At Rick Segel & Associates, we dedicate ourselves to help businesses uncover their hidden assets in order to find and define their competitive advantages. We seek strategies, techniques, and tools to discover what makes a business stand out in today’s crowded marketplace.

Rick Segel & Associates is a twenty year old Kissimmee, Florida-based training, writing, publishing consortium with affiliate partners throughout the United States. Rick Segel, a Certified Speaking Professional, and Matthew Hudson, PhD have spoken in 49 states, on five continents, and delivered over 2,600 professional presentations. The most common words used by audiences are “we have never learned so much and laughed so much.”The philosophy that integrates fun, humor and playful behavior is critical in today’s highly stressful business environment. Because of that, we strive to incorporate a fun factor in almost everything we do.

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A passion for retail and a lifelong devotion to small business development has made Rick the perfect match for hundreds of organizations, including Staples, McDonalds, and Microsoft.

Audio/Visual Needs

Rick requires an LCD projector and screen. He will bring his own Apple computer with the appropriate adapters and will have available a thumb drive back-up of the presentation available on the day of the presentation.

Rick also requires a wireless lapel lavaliere microphone.


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“Your ability to quickly and accurately personalize your program to our company was truly impressive. I told you we had a tough audience with big egos, yet you left them wanting more of you.”

-Timothy Sullivan,
Vice President of Human Resources, Daniel Jewelers

“With more than 41 years in this business, I am skeptical of convention speakers. To my delight you blew them away. Your material was fresh, delivered with the perfect balance of humor and serious message. You spoke our language.”

- Mickey Moore
President, The Texas Retail Association

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