Debra Fine

Debra Fine

Networking and Communication Expert and Keynote Speaker

Travels from:

Denver, Colorado

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Debra Fine's programs focus on rapport building techniques, conversation and mingling skills, gaining visibility, making a positive impression, and networking tips that help build face to face business relationships. Presentations are informative, interactive, and entertaining; they are tailored to the priorities and challenges of those in the audience. Participants learn how to:

  • Approach new people
  • Quickly establish rapport and converse easily with new acquaintances
  • Start conversations and keep them going
  • Avoid sending contradictory or confusing signals about yourself
  • Employ easy-to-use "active" listening techniques that will make communication more effective and help clarify the meaning behind the message
  • Exhibit positive basic body language
  • Prevent the most common conversation blunders that create a negative impression
  • Master introductions and remember names
  • Make an unforgettable positive first impression
  • Demonstrate that you're a positive and self-confident professional
  • Turn every business meeting, conference and interaction into an opportunity for success
  • Experience more ease at business conferences, networking occasions, receptions and meetings.
  • Exit conversations with grace


Debra began her career as an engineer. She is a 15+ year member of the National Speakers Association presenting to hundreds of audiences around the world to clients that include Deloitte, Google, Solheim Cup Golf, Aspen Skiing Company, Unilever, General Electric, Hensel Phelps Construction, University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business, and Cisco Systems.

Her bestselling first book, "The Fine Art of Small Talk" and follow-up release, "The Fine Art of the Big Talk: How to Win Clients, Deliver Great Presentations, and Solve Conflicts at Work," is the second in the "Fine Art" series. Her books have been translated and published in over two dozen countries including Spain, United Kingdom, Indonesia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, and China.