Vanessa Emerson


Founder of Dental Speaker Institute and The Dental Speaker, Vanessa Emerson is recognized as a business strategist and thought leader.  She frequently mentors dental professionals in business development, marketing, event management and strategy.

Vanessa's JUMPSTART annual conferences attract dental meetings professionals who gather to learn, network and support each other in growing the dental meetings industry.
Honored by Dental Products Report as one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry (2017), Vanessa is known as the ‘go to’ resource that helps meeting planners create stronger meetings, speakers acquire more bookings, consultants attract and retain clients and all to meet their business goals.

So, You Think You Want to Speak in Dentistry?

Your dental speaking/consulting business CAN thrive, even in challenging economic climates!  Join Dental Speaker Institute Founder, Vanessa Emerson, and an intimate group of your colleagues for this business workshop based on your questions and challenges.  In this dive-deep, roll up your sleeves workshop, we will shine a light on what you need to know and do to advance as a dental speaker/consultant.


  1. Discover the marketing knowledge and materials you need to get noticed and get clients!
  2. Explore sponsor relationships: who, how, when, where, and why to establish partnerships
  3. Learn the communications skills necessary for getting the planner’s attention and interest
  4. Gain real world list building strategies and tools for converting leads into paying client