What is Rock the Stage?

The can't miss event on the art & biz of speaking

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There are people all over the world that would benefit from your message.

That’s why I created Rock The Stage – an epic, one-day event  that will help you amplify your message,extend your reach, and grow your business to the next level.

Featuring actual practitioners (aka: people who practice what they preach), you’ll walk away with everything you need to take your message further, faster.

Plus, you’ll make new friends as you rub elbows with an incredible community of world-changers just like you.

Whether you’re a speaker, author, coach, consultant, magician, blogger, YouTuber, or youth pastor…

It’s time more people heard what you’ve got to say.

What to expect

Hear from previous attendees about Rock The Stage

Sessions & Speakers

Inspiration. Insights. Practical Strategies.

You’ll want to bring plenty of ink refills for your pen because you’ll
be writing down new insights, strategies, and ideas at a furious pace.

All practical. All ready to apply to your message or business immediately.

Social Media Strategies for Speakers

Michelle Poler

Michelle is a speaker, researcher and influencer best known for her projects 100 Days Without Fear and Hello Fears. She has spoken at TEDx, Google, Facebook, and at the World Domination Summit. In this session you will learn the key mindsets to ensure success as a speaker.

7-Ways to Improve Your Public Speaking Chops

Josh Shipp

Josh is the founder of YSU (as ya know) and a total nerd when it comes to crafting and delivering a message. In this session you’ll learn seven stage-tested, research-backed super practical strategies to help you deliver a ridiculously good speech.

Speech Smackdown

Hot Seats

A realtime smackdown of speeches by a few of our brave attendees. We’ll help them dial in their content, delivery, and message live in the room. From these brave souls you’ll learn: The most common blunders that sabotage your effectiveness and the simple techniques you can use in your own speech.

Inside the Mind of an Event Planner

Laura Segura

Laura founded the National Teen Leadership Program in 1992, which now boasts over 10,000 alumni of the program. In this session you will learn first-hand from someone who has hired hundreds of speakers. You’ll learn what event planners are looking for and how to position yourself as “the choice” in their minds.

Business Beatdown

Hot Seats

A real-time beatdown of speaker websites, demo videos, and marketing campaigns submitted by a few of our brave attendees. We’ll help them dial in their marketing efforts live in the room You’ll learn how to avoid the most commons mistakes and discover the simple marketing techniques you can deploy to reach more people and book more gigs.

What It Truly Takes to Succeed

Top Youth Speakers Panel

Hear directly from the lovely humans I personally recruited to join the Top Youth Speakers Family on what it truly takes to succeed. In this unfiltered conversation we will discuss smartest moves, dumbest mistakes, mindset, marketing and everything in between. Prepare yourself for a lot of laughs and action-ready insights.

Limited Space: Secure Your Seat

100 seats available

An hour-long jam sesh with any of these speakers would set you back over a thousand bucks. But because of the relationships I’ve built with our speakers, I’ve been able to make it super wallet-friendly to you so you can make a bigger impact. (which is what matters)

YSU Members Only

Ticket + Recordings

$500 $88

  • Access to All Sessions
  • Conference Workbook
  • Delicious Eats
  • Digital Recording of Every Session
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  • Delicious Eats
  • Digital Recording of Every Session
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