Pete Vargas is an author, speaker, and CEO of Advance Your Reach.
Pete Vargas is an author, speaker, and CEO of Advance Your Reach. He helps Entrepreneurs leverage stages and speaking to grow their business. Pete is responsible for booking over 25,000 stages across the world and has a million speakers as clients. Pete is transitioning all of his workshops and their huge live event into Virtual events due to the Pandemic, and he’s not sad about it!  If your business relies on Live Events and speaking, you will appreciate Pete's insight and strategies. Or if you find yourself facing a situation where you need to make a colossal pivot to survive this Pandemic, you will be encouraged by his mindset and motivated to do what you need to do. “We were thinking too small. Sometimes we think too small because of how fast we’re moving.” Pete Vargas Click to find us on Apple Podcasts and other podcast players. Listen For, • Why Pete is thankful for the impact this crisis has had on his business. • The logistics his team are working through to make this a powerful, successful pivot. • A compelling back story that opened Pete’s eyes to the power of public speaking, and subsequently launched Pete to success. “We’re entrepreneurs. We don’t have it perfect, but we’re pivoting.” Pete Vargas How To Provide A ‘360 Experience’. There’s a difference between a Live Stream and a 360-degree experience.  Pete Vargas discusses ways to stagger tiers of attendees and ‘group them’ in your virtual event, based on what ‘chapter’ they are on in their business. He shares how to prepare them with, An Intake Form to put the right people in the right groups, so that you can ensure there’s ‘magic’ in the ‘rooms.’ Set people up for Transformation by preparing them with ‘pre-work’. The power of sending something physical that they can touch in the mail.  Why Pete’s team is building in a Virtual ’Check In’ with an incentive. Plus Listen For, Break Out ‘rooms’. Gamification.  How to break down the timing of your Virtual workshop for optimum engagement and customer satisfaction. And more! “You cannot just engage their computer screens. You have to engage all their senses, a 360-degree experience”. Pete Vargas Mentioned In This Episode: Get your ticket Contact & Follow Pete Vargas Through His Website  On LinkedIn  Contact & Follow Roland On Facebook  On Instagram  Through his Website  Follow Business Lunch Podcast On Twitter Thanks so much for joining us this week. Want to subscribe to Business Lunch with Roland Frasier? Have some feedback you’d like to share? Connect with us on ApplePodcasts and leave us an honest review! Your feedback will not only help us improve the show, but it will help us connect with more high flyers like you. Click to find us on Apple Podcasts and other podcast players. 
Business is all about facing your fears and preparing yourself for a huge audience on a bigger stage. In this episode, Adam Lyons talks with the Founder and CEO of Advance Your Reach, Pete Vargas. Known as the Stage Whisperer, Pete is the leading expert on helping people get on stages to grow their audience, grow their business, and carry their message out to millions. Today, he shares some psychology hacks for overcoming fear from being on a stage. If you want to learn how to develop your story and sell from the stage, this show is for you.
One hour on a stage can be a gamechanger for you and your business! Learn about the upcoming workshop with Pete Vargas, Founder of Advance Your Reach and Stacey Morgenstern will be hosting. *Show Notes* Workshop Details March 6 at 7 pm EST Facebook Live - Real Talk with Stacey Morgenstern Thursday, February 28 2pm EST / 11am PST.
On today’s episode, Kevin and Seth speak with Pete Vargas of Advance Your Reach. Pete talks about his compelling revelation of the power of words. He also discusses value of speaking engagements to get your message out and gain exposure for your product or mission. Pete Vargas spent the last 13 years promoting platforms with purpose, and building an incredible team of speakers, marketers, and support staff. All of these wonderful people share his passion for impacting at least 70 million lives around the world each year with positive messages that can change society for the better. Since 2003, Pete and his team have booked over 20,000 events that have generated more than $40 million in revenue—and reached tens of millions of people through the speakers and organizations he serves. For more on Pete Vargas: To register for the One Hour Launch Workshop: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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