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PRESENTATION TOPICS:

Developers no longer have to fight their way out of a crisis. Now, land use professionals can immediately begin breaking down the patterns of crisis using a thoughtful and non-combative posture that will foster enduring goodwill for their companies, their clients and their communities.  Mr. Slevin’s Breaking the Pattern of Crisis presentation will address these vital topics for success: 

  • Why Do Good Projects Get Bad Press?

  • Why Do People Oppose Development?

  • How to Turn Crisis Into Your Finest Hour.

  • There’s No Crisis, If There’s No Conflict.

  • Gaining Corporate Goodwill During a Crisis.

  • Best Practices You Can Use Today to Protect Your Project!

PATRICK J. SLEVIN, SPEAKER

For over 20 years, Patrick Slevin has successfully counseled corporate leaders of Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, real estate developers and specials interests, who've faced billions of dollars of economic loss from man-made crises to natural disasters.  As a result, Mr. Slevin has gained a national reputation for getting his clients’ high profile, high stakes projects across the finish line.   

Mr. Slevin is a highly sought speaker who has spoken as keynote, workshop and panelist before real estate organizations including ULI, NAIOP, ICSC, CREW, BOMA, APA, as well as builders, affordable housing, energy, local chambers, EDCs, municipalities and corporations.   

Mr. Slevin is a former Florida mayor.  He is a two-time winner of the PRSA Silver Anvil Award of Excellence for Crisis & Issues Management.  Influence Magazine named Slevin one of the "Great Communicators".  Slevin has been recognized by Campaigns & Elections Magazine as one of the nation’s top political “Movers’ & Shakers".

He is the founder and head of Florida-based SL7 Consulting.

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PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER & TRAINER

During his engaging presentations, corporate leaders, executives and professionals will learn modern-day methods offering reputable crisis leadership, credible communications and influential stakeholder engagement.

Slevin breaks down his 3-M Methodology, arming his audiences with innovative, real-time practices that garner community goodwill during a crisis that leads to favorable municipal approvals!

In his presentations and seminars, corporate leaders will learn "how-to" effectively Minimize, Maximize and Marginalize (3-M Methodology) the social factors that publicly threaten development and land use projects.

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WHAT CLIENTS SAY ABOUT PATRICK SLEVIN:

“PATRICK’S STRATEGIES NOT ONLY CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PROJECT MOVING FORWARD OR HITTING A ROADBLOCK, BUT CAN ALSO BE APPLIED TO A WEALTH OF OTHER CHALLENGES PROFESSIONALS CONFRONT ON A DAILY BASIS. OUR AUDIENCE WAS CAPTIVATED BY PATRICK’S WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE AND UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE AND CAN START USING HIS STRATEGIES ON THE VERY NEXT DIFFICULT SITUATION THEY ENCOUNTER…NO MATTER THE SCALE!”

- IOWA FINANCE AUTHORITY (2019)

“PATRICK CAME HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AS A SPEAKER AND CONSULTANT. HIS STRATEGIES AND INSIGHTS ON SUCCESSFULLY PREVENTING AND OVERCOMING THE RISKS OF OPPOSITION WAS ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING [IN SONOMA, CA]."

- BOMA INTERNATIONAL

"WHEN THE ENTIRE WORLD WAS WATCHING AND BILLIONS OF DOLLARS WERE ON THE LINE, PATRICK SLEVIN PROVIDED THE FLORIDA INSURANCE COUNCIL EXCEPTIONAL COUNSEL AND GUIDANCE." 

- FLORIDA INSURANCE COUNCIL

“PATRICK SLEVIN IS BRILLIANT AND HE TRULY TURNS CRISIS INTO OPPORTUNITIES."

- FLORIDA PEANUT FEDERATION

"PATRICK'S KNOWLEDGE ABOUT SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DYNAMICS IS UNMATCHED AND HE CERTAINLY ENHANCED OUR COMMUNITY OUTREACH EFFORTS [IN CHICAGO]." 

- HINES INTERESTS

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"OUR INDUSTRY WAS FACED WITH A NATIONAL CRISIS AND FLORIDA WAS ON THE FRONT LINES.  WE RETAINED PATRICK SLEVIN WHO TURNED CRISIS INTO OUR FINEST HOUR.  PATRICK'S ABILITY TO QUICKLY FIND SOLUTIONS IS WHY WE RETAINED SL7 CONSULTING."

-  FLORIDA AUTO DEALERS ASSOCIATION

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"PATRICK'S PUBLIC RISK ASSESSMENT, STRATEGIC COUNSEL, MEDIA OUTREACH AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT SERVICES ENSURED COMMUNITY LEADERS WERE WELL INFORMED IN THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS [IN NC]. OUR LOCAL PERMIT WON A SUPER MAJORITY VOTE."

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- ILUKA RESOURCES USA

“PATRICK'S STRATEGIC PLANNING, POLITICAL EXPERTISE AND CIVIC SPECIALTIES SECURED POLITICAL APPROVALS FOR OUR MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITY NOT ONLY AT CITY HALL, BUT AT THE BALLOT BOX. PATRICK'S POLITICAL/GRASSROOTS/CRISIS SERVICES GOT OUR PROJECT ACROSS THE FINISH LINE."

- GS FLORIDA

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Contact Mr. Slevin to inquire on his availability for your annual conference, corporate retreat, or monthly "Lunch & Learns."  You can reach him at 850.597.0423 and P.SL7@patrickslevin.com. Honorarium determined on case-by-case basis to include waiving his speaker's fee for not-for-profits. 

Ask about Mr. Slevin's corporate training programs and consulting services.