We ‘Tell It Like It Is,’ Providing Insight Audiences Can Act On
Indian River Consulting Group brings deep industry knowledge and innovative consulting work to our content-rich presentations. Whether you’re a distributor, manufacturer, trade association or service provider, we add decades of expertise to your keynotes, panels, meetings or workshops.
How IRCG Can Enrich Your Event
“In reviewing our meeting evaluation, you are once again our highest-rated presenter. In fact, I would say you are probably our highest-rated presenter of all time.” – Association Executive commenting on a presentation by Managing Partner Mike Marks.
We personalize each speaking engagement to meet your needs and target audience. Topics include industry trends and innovation, finding new markets, sales compensation, strategy and more.
Our specialized package comes with an industry assessment that includes surveys and interviews with your target audience and a keynote presentation addressing the real challenges and opportunities facing your business or industry.
We offer everything from keynote speeches and workshops to panels, sales meetings and break-out groups.
Mike Marks, Professional Speaker and Consultant
Mike Marks began his consulting practice in 1987 after working in distribution management for more than 20 years. As co-founder and managing partner of Indian River Consulting Group, he has led clients – ranging from small firms to industry market leaders – to improved market access by aligning their resources to growth opportunities. In addition to extensive experience as a professional speaker, Marks has substantial board experience with both public and private distribution firms, and he has served as a Research Fellow and faculty member for the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors and Purdue University.
Some of our past speaking clients
Associated Equipment Distributors
American Supply Association
Association for High Technology Distribution
Door & Hardware Institute
Health Industry Distributors Association Foundation
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association
Modern Distribution Management
National Electronic Distributors Association
National Association of Electrical Distributors
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
National Wood Flooring Association
Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association
University of Innovative Distribution (UID)