Speaking and Workshops

Donna Papacosta, the principal of Trafalgar Communications, is an engaging and popular speaker at local and international conferences, earning high scores from audiences. In her speeches, workshops and Webinars, she covers many topics, including effective spoken and written communications, storytelling, content marketing, and trends in social media and digital media. Her 25-year career in communications gives Donna a unique perspective on the art and science of communicating, blending the latest tools with tried-and-true strategies and tactics.

Here is Donna’s talk about podcasting for associations at the CSAE national conference in November, 2016 [opens in new window]:

podcasting for associations

 

Here’s a recap of Donna’s organizational storytelling talk at IntraTeam Event Copenhagen:

Donna can speak at your event or create a customized workshop for your organization, such as a lunch-and-learn session.

Contact her today.

Some recent and upcoming appearances include:

Hands-on Social Media Workshop, Toronto, July 27, 2017

Social Media Strategies for your Small Business, Architects@Work, Toronto, May 18, 2017
Social Media 101, Toronto, February 3, 2017
Blogging for Fun and Profit, Toronto, December 2, 2016
Podcasting for Associations, CSAE national conference [Watch this talk here.]
Social Media 101 Workshop, Toronto, May 13, 2016
Get know, get remembered, get business with content marketing and social media, Toronto, April 1, 2016
Social Media 101 Workshop, Toronto, February 12, 2016
Twitter Workshop (Deep Dive), Toronto, February 19, 2016
Toronto Podcasting Workshop, November 5, 2015
The Social Media Tune-up Workshop, Toronto, September 25, 2015 (sold out)
Toronto Twitter workshop: Or, “Help, I have a Twitter account and I don’t know what to do with it!”, Toronto, September 10, 2015 (sold out)
Hands-on Social Media Workshop, Toronto, May 1, 2015
Hands-on Social Media Workshop, Toronto, February 5, 2015
Hands-on Social Media Workshop, Toronto, October 24, 2014
How to market yourself with social content, IABC/Toronto Professional Independent Communicators, Toronto, September 3, 2014
Content marketing presentation at IABC world conference, Toronto, June 10, 2014
Why you need to care about Google+ right now, Halton-Peel Communications Association, May 15, 2014
Hands-on Social Media Workshop, Oakville, Ontario, May 9, 2014
Hands-on Social Media Workshop, Toronto, March 28, 2014
Secrets of Successful Podcasting, Silicon Halton, Milton, Ontario, February 11, 2014
PWAC/PIC Toronto Digital Day,Toronto, January 25, 2014
Hands-on Social Media workshop, Oakville, January 17, 2014
Hands-on Social Media workshop, Toronto, November 21, 2013
Content marketing for business success, Halton-Peel Communications Association, Oakville, October 10, 2013
Silicon Halton: Content marketing workshop, Oakville, September 27, 2013
Professional Writers of Canada and IABC/Toronto Professional Independent Communicators: Social media for freelance writers and communicators, Toronto, September 26, 2013
CERIC Summer Skills Academy: Social Media Bootcamp, Toronto, August 20, 2013
Mississauga Arts Council Media Summit, Mississauga, August 19, 2013
Twitter Deep Dive, Oakville, August 14, 2013
Silicon Halton: Content marketing panel, Milton, August 13, 2013
Company of Women: Sharing stories to engage customers, Oakville, June 19, 2013
Private client: Hands-on social media workshop, April 30, 2013
Rotary Club Oakville Trafalgar: Using social media to promote events, Oakville, April 18, 2013
CanSPEP teleseminar: Using social media to promote events, online, April 17, 2013
Hands-on social media workshop, Oakville, April 13, 2013
Social Media Breakfast Waterloo Region: Secrets of successful podcasting, Cambridge, Ontario, April 5, 2013
Private client: Social media lunch-and-learn, April 3, 2013
IntraTeam conference: Podcasting workshop plus breakout session on corporate storytelling, Copenhagen, March 2013
Hands-on social media, Toronto, February 16, 2013
PRWeb:Digital storytelling, Webinar, December 10, 2012
Hands-on social media, Oakville, December 1, 2012
Halton Entrepreneurship Week: Social media panel, Burlington, November 2012
IABC Canada East Conference: Adding multimedia to your communications, Ottawa, November 2012
Private client: Social media for the communications team, Toronto, November 2012
Private client: Digital storytelling, Toronto, October 2012
HalTech: Hands-on social media workshop, Oakville, October 2012
Private client: Workshop on best practices for webinars and podcasts, Toronto, October 2012
Brainshark: Webinar on digital storytelling, October 2012
New Start program: Workshop on business communications, Oakville, October 2012
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) World Conference: Coming soon to a job description near you: content curation, Chicago, June 2012
Professional Writers Association of Canada: Audio/podcasting workshop, Toronto, March 2012
Private client: Navigating the world of social media, Toronto, November 2011
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Toronto West meeting: Content curation for communicators, Mississauga, November 2011
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Western Region Conference: Best practices for content curation, Whistler, BC, November 2011
Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association: Developing the online component of school board communications strategies, Mississauga, October 2011
Ivey Alumni Association, Toronto chapter: Personal online branding through the power of social media, Toronto, September 2011
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)/Toronto chapter: Get known, get remembered, get blogging, Toronto, September 2011
Halton-Peel Communications Association (HPCA): Digital storytelling, Oakville, September 2011
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) World Conference: Fascinate your audience with digital storytelling, San Diego, June 2011
mesh11, Canadian web conference: Podcasting workshop, Toronto, May 2011
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC): Webinar on creating compelling content, online, March 2011
CSEME (Canadian Special Events show): Profiting from social media, Toronto, March 2011
Halton-Peel Communications Association (HPCA): Freelancing 101 panel, Oakville, Ontario, January 2011
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)/Toronto chapter Professional Independent Communicators: Panel on getting paid what you are worth, Toronto, January 2011
Canadian Society of Special Event Planners annual conference: Using new media to market your event and Blogging for event planners, Muskoka, Ontario, October 2010
Third Tuesday Measurement Matters: Chaired a panel on ROI, Toronto, September 2010
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) world conference: Integrating multimedia into your social media campaign, Toronto, June 2010
Private client workshop series: Better written communications within the organization, March-April 2010
Trade Show Exhibitors Association: panel on To tweet or not, Toronto, March 2010
University of Toronto Mississauga Campus: panel on careers in communications, March 2010
Private client event: Webinar on Social media for nonprofits, February 2010
Canadian Society of Special Event Planners: LinkedIn and social media for event planners, Mississauga, Ontario, February 2010
Podcamp Toronto: Podcasting inside the organization, Toronto, February 2010
Roaring Women Mississauga: Social media 101 for small business, Mississauga, Ontario, January 2010
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC): panelist on employee communications, addressing the topic of Using Web 2.0 tools for internal communications, Toronto, January 2010
Private client event: Better written communications for small business, November 2009
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Employee Communication Conference: closing keynote on Web 2.0 in the world of employee communications, Toronto, October 2009
Halton-Peel Communications Association: LinkedIn 101 for communicators, Brampton, Ontario, October 2009
Private client event: Social media within the organization, May 2009
Professional Writers Association of Canada Toronto chapter: Podcasting 101 for writers, March 2009
Talk is Cheap conference at Centennial College: Podcasting inside the corporation, Toronto, November 2007
Podcamp Toronto: Panel on corporate podcasting, February 2007
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Toronto chapter, Alliance of Independent Communicators: Podcasting 101, May 2006

To book Donna as a speaker for your event, call 647-919-4761 or email today.