Speakeasy Joins Support of “Next Step…The Atlanta Promise” and Teams with Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

Atlanta-based Speakeasy (Speakeasyinc.com), one of the country’s leading executive development and communication consulting organizations, announced today that it will offer its new “Make Your First Impression Count” class available as part of Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin’s “Next Step…The Atlanta Promise” program. Speakeasy also announced a marketing partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce (MACOC) that will make the company a sponsor of a wide-range of MACOC activities, programs and events.

“Make Your First Impression Count” was developed for high school and college students who will soon be entering the business world. This rare offering is designed to provide students an honest assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of their communication style and explore ways to enhance their comfort and effectiveness. “Make Your First Impression Count” provides students the tools to feel more relaxed and in-charge when speaking and provide a deeper understanding of how they are perceived by others and an awareness of the fundamentals required to create a positive impression.

Weiss commented, “We’ve been helping business executives become more successful for years; we feel it’s important to foster the growth of young people so they might do the same. We are honored to have “Make Your First Impression Count” help students as part of the City of Atlanta’s ‘The Next Step…Atlanta’s Promise’ program.”

Speakeasy new marketing partnership with the MACOC will include the company’s participation in the chamber’s events, newsletters, membership directory, annual meeting and more. “We’ve worked with the chamber and their members for years,” Weiss commented. “This next level of commitment is a logical step for us to take and will reap benefits to Speakeasy as well as members of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.”

Speakeasy (Speakeasyinc.com) has been helping executives drive greater business success through developing more effective and impactful communication abilities for more than 30 years. The company has worked with executives at such companies at Coca-Cola, Visa, Accenture, Cisco, The Gillette Company, United States Postal Service, Turner Broadcasting, Nestle USA, Sprint Corporation, The Home Depot and hundreds of others. Speakeasy is based in Atlanta, with expanding operations in San Francisco and now offering programs in New York.