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Educate Your People about Marketing!


Marketing can be a hard concept for people to wrap their minds around, but those who can understand and leverage marketing as it relates to their role can benefit tremendously! 

Forge is always happy send out a speaker to educate business owners, employees, professionals, and students about various aspects of marketing that are relevant to their roles. 

Types of Speaking Engagements

Our speakers are open to speaking in most setting including but not limited to:

  • Lunch and Learns

  • Conferences, Tradeshows, and Summits

  • College Classes (Undergraduate and Graduate)

  • Retreats

  • Association Programming

  • Board Meetings for Organizations

  • Webinars


Our speakers can participate in the following speaking formats:

  • Slideshow Presentations

  • Panel Discussions

  • Q&A Sessions

  • Small Group Conversations

  • Interactive Workshops

Types of Audiences

Our speakers will tailor the educational material based on the audience to which they'll speak. Some of the audiences our speakers can engage include but are not limited to:

  • Business Owners (Any Industry)

  • Marketing Employees (Any Industry)

  • Agents (Real Estate, Insurance, Travel)

  • Banking and Financial Service Providers

  • Organization Board Members and Officers

  • Students (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Possible Topics

The topic of discussion will greatly depend on who the audience is and what the event organizers would find most beneficial for the audience. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

  • Online Presence

  • Personal Branding

  • Digital Marketing

  • Social Media

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • Websites

  • Marketing Budgets

  • Defense Against Bad Agencies

  • Marketing Analytics and Reporting

  • Types of Marketing Campaigns

  • Strategic Marketing

  • Direct Mail Marketing

  • Marketing Career Development

  • Content Creation

Available Speakers

Available Speakers

Dylan Harper

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Dylan Harper is the Owner of Forge Marketing Group, a 13-person team specializing in helping companies build their online presence through digital advertising, website design, content creation, and more.

As an emerging thought leader in the field of online marketing, Dylan has been a Guest Speaker on the topic of digital marketing at Vanderbilt University. 

He has also been an Expert Columnist and Guest Contributor to several publications including the The Edge by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), SYNKD Magazine, Green Industry Pros, and the Urban Ag Council's publication. 

Dylan offers a realistic, numbers driven approach to marketing as he is often involved strategic planning for Forge's clients. 


When he is not running a marketing agency, Dylan serves as a Board member of the Rotary Club of Lexington, Kentucky.  

Understanding Brand Awareness Campaigns - Lunch and Learn - Building Industry Association of Central Kentucky

Introduction to Online Presence - Lunch and Learn - Building Industry Association of Central Kentucky

Educating Your Customers - Lunch and Learn - Building Industry Association of Central Kentucky

Importance of Speed in Marketing - Lunch and Learn - Building Industry Association of Central Kentucky

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