My first speaking engagement

I was invited to speak at the Montgomery County Beekeepers Association in Skippack, Pennsylvania about acquiring swarms. It was my first ever PowerPoint presentation in front of an unfamiliar crowd. I was very nervous for weeks before the event, but after a few minutes, I calmed down and felt pretty good about it afterwards. The next day, an attendee sent me links to videos of myself on YouTube. I didn’t even know anyone was filming! The angle and resolution of the video are a little off at times, but it’s the only copy I know of right now. So here I am, in all my glory:

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Author: brucelovesbees

I keep honey bees in Reading, Bernville, and Fleetwood, PA without treatments. I love to garden and observe Wasps, Bumble bees, and ants. I also raise mealworms for my Eastern Spotted turtle and myself.

4 thoughts on “My first speaking engagement”

  1. Congratulations! That’s really good – pleased we’ve got to see it. I’ve got to do a PowerPoint presentation soon and I’m really hoping it all goes ok 😂

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      1. I don’t think so – it’s just to a small group so good practise. I’ve done talks but never with slides so it’ll be a good experience.

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