Interactive Experiences to Improve Your Marketing Programs

Bringing expertise to you with Speaking & Consulting.

Stevens & Tate featured speakers are continuously asked to educate on current advertising trends and innovative marketing strategies as well as new and emerging online technologies. With expertise ranging from retail, food/grocery and real estate to manufacturing, healthcare and senior living…we are able to tailor any topic to each organization’s exact needs.

Whether you are looking for a Webinar or educational seminar; a keynote speaker for a tradeshow, exposition or convention; or you want to discuss personalized corporate sessions…our speakers can Make Things Happen at your event. We customize for your industry, audience and goals to ensure you get the results you expect.

Learn more about our speakers and key topics below.

Internet Marketing

Internet Marketing
The area of Internet Marketing is continuously evolving—which creates more opportunities, yet requires just as many resources and strategies to be successful. In this constantly changing 24/7 mobile world, how do you know what’s right for your brand?
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Social Media

The growing social media landscape has dramatically changed how consumers interact. You need to be part of the conversation. Having a sound strategy to engage your customer is essential…but what tools are best?
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In an online landscape with millions of websites and growing each day, how can you get noticed? Having a strong presence online is key. Discover how to incorporate a strategic search program that drives traffic and leads.
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Attraction Marketing

Attraction Marketing
There is power in combining a series of proven strategies designed to make your brand, product, and company more attractive to potential clients and business partners. Together, they can draw prospects and lead to sales.
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Dan Gartlan – President

Dan has been building success in B-to-B and consumer marketing for 25+ years, working with clients large and small. His extensive background and experience throughout various industries make him a thought-provoking and motivating speaker, presenting on key topics such as Attraction Marketing, high-level advertising strategies, and more.

Dan recognizes and responds to the changing marketplace, and understands how to shift strategies to meet these demands. He continues his growth as an educator, and a student, through affiliations like Vistage and Dale Carnegie Training. He continues to showcase his expertise at top industry events across the country each year.

Nicole Wagner – Internet Marketing Director

Nicole is an online marketing expert in all things interactive and digital. With over a decade of key industry knowledge, she specializes in creating highly effective Internet solutions for clients spanning retail, food/grocery, homebuilding/real estate, hotels/resorts, hospitality, senior living, medical & healthcare, non-profits, and B-to-B industries.

Nicole brings her passion, energy and insight to engaging presentations, seminars and Webinars on topics such as search engine, social, online, and mobile marketing; strategic planning and web development; and more. She continues to receive exceptional reviews that lead to her being asked for repeat speaking events by leading organizations nationwide.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

FIME 2015 International Medical Expo

August 5, 2015
Dan: Integrated Marketing Strategies to Attract Prospects to Your Brand and Drive Success

August 6, 2015
Nicole: Embrace the Conversation: Strategies for Using Search & Social to Attract Prospects

2015 LeadingAge Missouri 46th Annual Conference

September 2, 2015
Nicole: Embrace the Conversation: Strategy & Tactics for Using Search & Social to Engage and Attract Prospects/Residents

2015 LeadingAge Nebraska Annual Conference

October 14, 2015
Dan: Integrated Marketing Strategies to Attract Prospects to Your Brand and Drive Success

October 15, 2015
Nicole: Embrace the Conversation: Strategies for Using Search & Social to Attract Prospects

LeadingAge Nationals

November 2-3, 2015


November 11, 2015


…wonderful presentation…great deal of valuable information and thought-provoking insights. [Dan] has a talent for offering information in an entertaining and engaging manner.

Bernadette "Dee" LaRocca, Executive DirectorAddison Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Nicole was one of the best sessions that I’ve attended at LeadingAge Conference.

LeadingAge Kentucky 2013 Annual Meeting & Expo attendee

Very enlightening and enjoyed getting to hear new initiatives in marketing, especially with technology.

Susan Blakenship, Director of MarketingWesley Village, Kentucky

Dan and Nicole were very easy to work with and we really appreciate the level of professionalism and value they brought to our event. THANKS!

Jennifer D. Mayhugh, Director of Resource Development and Member ServicesLeadingAge Kentucky

Your presentation was very informative and helpful…we will be able to benefit from it as we move into the months ahead. Thank you so much. I loved it.

Sharon L. Samford, Director of ActivitiesSayre Christian Village Healthcare Center, Kentucky

Nicole has spoken at our event for the last two years, most recently as our breakfast keynote…she keeps the attendees focused and entertained…engaging everyone. I would definitely recommend her and love to have her back.

Elizabeth N. Baun, E-Marketing & Event Services ManagerChicago Southland CVB

I was very pleased that your presentation was geared to my level. Thank you for sharing real examples of clients who are integrating Social Media into their strategies.

Rich Duran, PresidentVillage of Peotone

I enjoyed this presentation as much as my first one last year. Nicole is always engaging and informative.

Lauren Summers, Business DevelopmentMartin Whalen Office Solutions

Dan’s speaking manner was relaxed, informative and he shared how his company can help ours in a non-judgmental way.

Sheila Rutledge, Business OwnerCaptured, Inc.

Dan’s presentation kept them interested and participation kept them engaged. We would highly recommend him to anyone who is wanting to give their marketing a boost.

Patricia Haskins, Executive Vice PresidentWestern DuPage Chamber of Commerce

Dan captured the attention of our members by targeting their concerns. Attendees said they could use the take-a-ways to improve their website’s online performance.

Tim Walter, Executive DirectorCatholic Press Association of the United States and Canada

Recent Speaking Engagements

GlobalShop 2015

Dan: Attraction Marketing Gets Results: Proven Marketing Strategies to Draw Prospects to Your Brand and Help Drive Sales

Chicago STYLEMAX Show

Dan: Attraction Marketing Gets Results: Proven Strategies to Draw Prospects to your Brand and Help Drive Sales


Nicole: How Your Website & Social Media Can be Powerful Tools to Enhance Your Online Presence & Drive Success

National Association of REALTORS® Michigan State Convention & Expo

Nicole: Proven Marketing Strategies to Be Successful in Real Estate Today

2014 LeadingAge North Carolina Annual Conference & Trade Show

Nicole: Embrace the Conversation: Strategies & Tactics for Using Search & Social

2014 Life Services Network (LSN) Annual Meeting & Expo

Nicole: Effective Search Engine Marketing Techniques for Senior Living Communities

2014 LeadingAge Missouri Annual Conference & Expo

Dan: Attraction Marketing Gets Results: Proven Marketing Strategies to Draw in Prospects and Help Drive Occupancy
Nicole: Embrace the Conversation: Strategy & Tactics for Using Search and Social to Engage and Attract Prospects/Residents

LeadingAge Texas 2014 Annual Meeting & Trade Show

Dan: Attraction Marketing Gets Results: Proven Strategies to Draw in Prospects and Help Drive Occupancy

LeadingAge Ohio 2014 PRAMD Conference

Dan: Attraction Marketing Strategies for the Senior Care Market in 2014

Addison Chamber of Commerce Multi-Chamber Luncheon Meeting

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