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1st Annual Top Trainer Throwdown

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2013
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Management Education Center (MEC), 811 W. Square Lake Road, Troy, MI 48098


  • Current members of the Greater Detroit Chapter of ASTD.

GDASTD June Meeting


"1st Annual Top Trainer Throwdown"


Your hosts:

Patty Howard &

Michael Jacobson

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Who will win the title of Top Trainer? See four contestants give us their best shot. No holds barred!

Four trainers will compete for cash and prizes by delivering the most exciting, creative, and engaging 12-15 minutes of training they can at our June 12th meeting.

See the competitors

Preview their goods


Dave Wood - "Three Keys to Performance Improvement"

Senior Instructional Designer, DTE Energy


Meghana Gulwani - "Five Blind Men & the Indian Elephant"

Accounts Analyst, Kelly Services


Edna Smith - "Training & Working with Three Generations in a Diverse Workplace"

Client Service Associate, Oppenheimer & Co.


Barbara Boldt - "Intercultural Competence: Do or DIE!"

Owner/Trainer, Dynamic Global Communication



Why did they enter?

Our winner will receive:

  • $100 cash
  • A flashy trophy
  • Bragging rights for the rest of their life!

Our runners up will receive $25 cash and of course, all our competitors will enjoy a free dinner at the event!

What is the judging criteria?
The winner will be selected by you, the audience, based on your 1-5 rating of the following criteria:

  • I was entertained
  • I learned something of value
  • I was engaged
  • I found the presentations original or innovative

Winners will be chosen by highest score tallied from the audience's votes.


What will I gain by attending?


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Network for new opportunities
  • Learn something new
  • Share time with friends
  • Enjoy a great dinner, and
  • Have a heck of an entertaining time! 

The evening promises to be a roller-coaster of funness!



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Address: 29488 Woodward Ave, #483 Royal Oak, MI 48073

Phone : 248-870-5014



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