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INTRO

Today's guest is an event design consultant, executive Zoom producer, and business growth strategy coach who has been recognized as a networking expert by NPR, PCMA, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Inc.

He is the award-winning author of three books that have collectively received over 650 5-star reviews. On the three-year anniversary of Covid-19 bringing all in-person events to a screeching halt, he published ​​”Break Out of Boredom: Low-Tech Solutions for Highly Engaging Zoom Events,” which won a Gold award from the Nonfiction Authors Association.

Since 2016, he has hosted the On the Schmooze podcast and, since March 2020, #NoMoreBadZoom Virtual Happy Hour.

Please join me in welcoming… all the way from his home in the Philadelphia suburbs – a TEDx speaker and HBR contributor – Robbie Samuels.

SHORT BIO

Robbie Samuels is an event design consultant and executive Zoom producer recognized as a networking expert by NPR, PCMA, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Lifehacker, and Inc.

As a business growth strategy consultant, he coaches business authors to build launch teams that lead to referrals, build their pipeline, and get 50+ Amazon reviews. He also designs and emcees virtual book launch parties that lead prospects to an offer.

He is the award-winning author of three books that have collectively received over 650 Amazon reviews and reached #1 Best Seller in 29 paid categories in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia:

  • “Break Out of Boredom: Low-Tech Solutions for Highly Engaging Zoom Events,” (which won a Gold award from the Nonfiction Authors Association),
  • “Small List, Big Results: Launch a Successful Offer No Matter the Size of Your Email List,” and
  • “Croissants vs. Bagels: Strategic, Effective, and Inclusive Networking at Conferences.”

He is a professional speaker, TEDx speaker, HBR contributor, host of On the Schmooze podcast and #NoMoreBadZoom Virtual Happy Hours.

Robbie is the openly transgender owner of Robbie Samuels LLC, a certified LGBT Business Enterprise.

ADDITIONAL INFO

He has been recognized as an expert in virtual event design by JDC Events. He is a Certified Virtual Convener and Certified Virtual Presenter.

He has been featured in several books, including Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It by Dorie Clark and The Connector’s Advantage: 7 Mindsets to Grow Your Influence and Impact by Michelle Tillis Lederman.

He has guest lectured at many leading educational institutions, including Harvard University, Brown University, Cornell University, and Northeastern University.

 

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Robbie Samuels wearing a red polo shirt

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Robbie's Books

Break Out of Boredom cover
Small List Big Results book cover
Croissants vs Bagels book cover