Marketing With a Book and Speech Summit Schedule

Schedule of Upcoming Marketing With a Book and Speech Summits

Confirmed 2013 Schedule

August 3 in Chicago
September 30 in Irvine, CA (Orange County)
October 20 in Las Vegas
November 16 in New York City
December 6 in Portland
December 7 in Seattle
December 14 in San Francisco

Tentative 2014 Schedule

January 4 in Chicago
January 19 in Minneapolis
February 14 in La Jolla, CA
February 15 in Irvine, CA
March 7 Virtual Summit
April 11 in Washington DC
May 3o & 31 in New York City
June 21 & 22 in Chicago
July 10 in Minneapolis
November 8 in London

Summits run from 9 am to 3 pm. There is a one hour break for lunch.

No cost, no selling, no kidding.

Hello, my name is Henry DeVries, and I have the honor
of leading the “Marketing With a Book” session. As a
ghostwriter and editor for consultants, I have
worked on 50 book projects in the last six years.
My proposals have earned five-figure advances for
clients. My latest best-selling book, How to
Close A Deal Like Warren Buffett
, co-authored with
Vistage speaker Tom Searcy and published by
McGraw-Hill in November of 2012, won multiple
“Best Business Books” of the year awards and
achieved numerous Amazon #1 Best Seller Rankings,

* #1 in Books > Business & Investing >
Management & Leadership > Negotiating
* #1 in Books > Business & Investing > Skills
* #1 in Books > Business & Investing > Small
Business & Entrepreneurship > Entrepreneurship
* #1 in Books > Business & Investing > Marketing
& Sales > Sales & Selling

“Trust me, I am a book doctor.”

I have published with the top five publishers,
privately published, independently published and
association published, and personally know the
dos and don’ts of all current publishing

I also have relationships with some of the most
respected agents in the business and have launched
and supported columns in,,
metro daily newspapers and CBS MoneyWatch helping
clients to gain credibility, free publicity and
larger reach.

I also teach marketing at the University of California,
San Diego and serve as the assistant dean for continuing education.

Leading the “Marketing With a Speech” portion
of the summit is Mark LeBlanc, past president of
the National Speakers Association and author of
the underground best-seller Growing Your Business
and his latest book Never Be the Same. He is an
expert on speaking more and for higher fees.

Mark LeBlanc is the past president of the National Speakers Association and the author of two amazing books.

He runs Small Business Success and works with and
speaks for groups of business owners who want to
grow and sell more products and services.
His website is

Summit Attendees Rave

“For most consultants completing a book is on
the top of their ‘Goals and Things To-Do’
List, (how many years has it been on YOURS?) and
Henry can help you get it done in record time.”

— Dean Minuto, Vistage speaker and author of The One-Page Sales Coach

Dean Minuto sometimes is a guest lecturer at the summit and speaks on presentation skills and the ins and outs of speaking on the Vistage circuit


“I do not know where else I could have learned
so much in such a short time.”
— Alok Kalia, MD,
Bluebonnet Health, Vistage speaker and author of
Don’t Take Dieting Advice from a Skinny Person

“Henry helped us publish our book, showed us
marketing techniques and how to leverage a book.
Our clients constantly mention how this one item
has differentiated us from our competition.”

— Brad Remillard, Impact Hiring Solutions, Vistage
speaker and co-author of You’re Not the Person I

In the past we have charged $795 for this summit. We have seats for a limited number of guests. In the past these events and filled up and we have had a waiting list.

I have a lot of consultants, speakers and authors on my list.
Don’t delay because when the few seats are claimed, the opportunity to attend is lost.

I hope to see you at the summit. If you want to attend, then please send an email to and let’s talk about it.

No cost. No selling. No kidding.

My most recent best-selling book.

About Henry DeVries

Best-selling author and “marketing with a book” expert Henry DeVries is an authority on typing and talking: how to maximize revenues by writing books and making speeches. He speaks to thousands of business leaders, professionals, and consultants each year, teaching them successful tactics that shine a spotlight on their company, cause, or career. Along with his best-selling books — Self-Marketing Secrets, Client Seduction, Pain Killer Marketing, and How to Close a Deal Like Warren Buffett — the buzz-building tools of Henry DeVries have been used to dramatically increase revenues and leverage marketing budgets for two decades. He speaks to thousands of professionals and consultants each year, teaching them scientifically proven tactics that bring them new clients.

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