Dennis E. Gilbert is a proven leadership, generations, and change expert who has helped hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals and teams transition forward to achieve higher levels of business and organizational success. Dennis consistently receives the highest ratings from corporate training events and keynote speeches and he is hired again and again by clients because of his unique ability to present what is often complex and challenging material with a breakthrough style that is deeply rooted in his real world experiences.
His business expertise not only includes his 10+ year success story as a business consultant, speaker, and corporate trainer, but also includes executive management success in the technology sector, having led a business unit to achieve annual sales in excess of $34 million. Dennis has also worked in academia, serving as the managing director of a business unit that provided workforce training and continuing education for both individuals and entire organizations.
As an author Dennis has published four books and contributed to works in eight other books published by Pfeiffer. His two most recent books, Forgotten Respect, Navigating a Multigenerational Workforce and Pivot and Accelerate, The Next Move Is Yours, are popular with his clients and are often used as tools for personal and professional development.
He has obtained the highly coveted status of Certified Speaking Professional (CSPTM) with the National Speaker Association. Fewer than 12% of the 5,000+ speakers of the 13 associations affiliated with the Global Speakers Federation currently hold this honor. This prestigious certification includes verification of performance data for speaking events and revenues, as well as client evaluations and a peer team review.
Dennis is an alumnus of the Pennsylvania State University and Pennsylvania College of Technology. He holds a Master of Science degree in Workforce Education and Development from Penn State. Dennis has dual degrees from Penn College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Management and an Associate degree in Computer Science.
His extensive background is the culmination of more than 30 years of business and educational expertise. Dennis is the President of Appreciative Strategies, LLC, a business he founded in 2006, which he took from an aspiring challenge to a successful reality..
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Dennis Gilbert.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Dennis Gilbert, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Dennis Gilbert or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Dennis Gilbert's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Dennis Gilbert for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Dennis Gilbert, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Dennis Gilbert. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Dennis Gilbert booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Dennis Gilbert for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Dennis Gilbert booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Dennis Gilbert charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Dennis Gilbert for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Dennis Gilbert agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Dennis Gilbert, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Dennis Gilbert booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Dennis Gilbert, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Leadership, Generational Differences, Change Management