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Melissa Harrison, marketing consultant
Keynote speaker, trainer and consultant
As CEO at Allee Creative, Melissa Harrison is a sought-after marketing consultant and speaker. For two decades, Melissa has developed content marketing strategies for brands across the globe.
Melissa makes audiences laugh and inspires them with real situations and answers to dive into the things that are often scary, but necessary for growth. She teaches business leaders how to embrace change and engage internal and external audiences. Melissa connects on a personal level because she’s been there before—building up companies (including her own) through recessions and turnovers. She rolls up her sleeves right with you and gets to work.
Melissa’s accolades include:
- 2023 Enterprising Women Award (Enterprising Women Magazine)
- 2022 Notable Marketing Leader (Twin Cities Business)
- Top Content Marketer (Content Marketing Institute)
- Top Young Entrepreneur (Minnesota Business Magazine)
- 4-time recipient of the Hermes Creative Award
- Top 100 Women to Watch in the U.S. (The Inspirational Woman Project)
- SBA Emerging Leader
Thank you so much!!! Everyone LOVED your presentation! Your timing, energy, everything was perfect! Thanks for all your effort and time on this!
Lia Capaldini-Keseley, Client Services Coordinator, Authentic Brand
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Yours was one of the best webinars I have seen. Very well organized. Good content. You gave life to the presentation even though you were covering lots of material quickly. Very efficient.
Steve Donohue, Manager, Great Garage Door Company
Choose an option that works best for your organization
Keynotes and workshops
Motivation, innovation and ideas for corporate events or conferences
Personalized education for individuals, small groups or teams
Assessment and creation of strategies for business growth
Most requested topics
Drawing on her extensive experience and over 150 clients, Melissa provides engaging, actionable presentations. Need an idea for your next event? Choose from popular topics below or let’s come up with something special just for your audience.
- Team collaboration and processes
- Marketing across generations
- Strategies for paid digital campaigns
- 10-step marketing plan
- Growth through smarter marketing
- Navigating buy-in from the C-suite
- Secrets of successful entrepreneurship
- Marketing budgets
I had the pleasure of attending Melissa Harrison’s fantastic content marketing session at IABC World Conference in San Francisco. I’ve been full of great ideas since and I can’t wait to implement what I’ve learned.
Kim Larkin, Communications Officer, Northern Ontario School of Medicine
I attended your Tuesday session at Content Marketing World and I learned a TON! The timing was great because I am struggling with creating a streamlined procedure to measure and track our social media metrics. Great presentation, and thanks again!
Erin Clark, Marketing, Cohen & Company
Most recent gigs
Here’s what Melissa has been up to the past year. For a full list of past speaking engagements, please connect at email@example.com.
American Advertising Federation of North Dakota
2023 IABC-MN Gift of Communication
2023 SCORE Small Business Workshop Series
2022 Triple Play REALTOR® Convention & Trade Expo
Atlantic City, NJ
2022 Carver County Library Workshop Series
JLC Live 2022
2021 IABC Southern Region Connect2Comms
2021 CMAA Communications Summit
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Much appreciated Melissa! Thanks for your crisp delivery of great information. A pleasure to listen to and to view.
Patrick Halpin, Realtor, eXp Realty