Beth Ziesenis… Author. Speaker. Nerd.

Your Nerdy Best Friend is not a traditional “Sage on the Stage.” Beth engages attendees before her programs with funny, nerdy pictures, social media updates and serious buzz creation. During the program, attendees will love giveaways like the nerdy rubber ducks, knee-high nerd socks and much more. You’ll also see games and group exercises to facilitate networking and collaboration, leading to shared laughs and new connections.

The author of four books, Beth keeps up with the latest technology to educate and entertain attendees with the fast-changing world of technology.

Beth speaks to groups of every size, from 10 people to 1000. Speaking to associations and corporations throughout North America, Beth entertains, enlightens and empowers attendees to embrace their inner nerds to become more efficient, more productive and definitely more nerdy.

Interactive Sessions

All Beth Z’s sessions include interaction, laughs and learning — even when she presents from afar!

Practical Tips and Tricks

Attendees walk out of the session with tools they can use right away.

Learning and Laughter

Beth’s presentations marry the funny with the functional with a lot of audience participation built in!

What to Expect from Beth Z

Watch this short video to understand more about Beth Z’s programs and offerings.

Beth Z

Workshops and Keynotes

  • A Day in the Life of a Nerdy Professional

    This laugh-filled keynote helps your attendees visualize a tech-filled day from sunrise to sunset.

  • Secret Tech Weapons

    Our most popular breakout! This session shares the nuts and bolts of tech tools to help your attendees live and work more efficiently.

  • 29 Tech Tools to Create Cool Content for Social Media and Marketing

    Are your attendees struggling to create content for their pages and newsletters? This session has dozens of tips for better images and multimedia.

  • You Are Not Alone: Using AI to Help Your Business

    Artificial intelligence offers attendees the opportunity to grow their staff… without growing their payroll.

  • Nerds Unite! Tech Tool and App Exchange

    Interactive, interactive, interactive! This guided session gives attendees a chance to share their favorite tech tools with each other and get new ideas together.

Beth Z’s Programs & Services

A Partial List of Clients

Real Estate Organizations

Real Estate professionals love the practical information they can use right away, and housing managers use the tools to create community.

Real Estate Groups

National Association of REALTORS(R)
Women's Council of REALTORS(R)

State REALTOR(R) Associations including Tennessee, Michigan, California and more
Regional REALTOR(R) Associations such as San Diego, Greenwich, Cincinnati, Austin and others

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Co-Op Organizations

Co-Op Organizations need to engage their customers and organize their worlds. Beth Z personalizes programs just for them.


National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina
Oklahoma Association of Electric Co-Ops
Cooperative Communicators Association

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Banking and Financial Management

As banking and financial professionals modernize their technology, they need to understand the apps and tech tools that the rest of the world is using.

Banking and Finance

American Bankers Association
National Association of Credit Managers
Association for Corporate Growth
American Association of Daily Money Managers
Farm Credit Bank of Texas
Iowa Bankers Association
Global Equity Organization
Institute of Internal Auditors including several regional groups
Independent Bankers Association of Texas
South Dakota Bankers Association

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Housing Management

Housing managers need new tools to create community and manage their time.

Real Estate and Housing

Community Associations Institute and multiple regional groups
Apartment Associations such as Houston and San Antonio
Institute of Real Estate Managers and multiple regional groups
National Association of Home Builders
Regina Home Builders
Texas Builders Association

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Healthcare Organizations

Medical group managers and practice staff use the tech tools to organize their offices and make connections with patients.

Other healthcare professionals can learn great ways to make their lives easier.

Healthcare Organizations

Medical Group Managers Associations including Louisiana, Illinois, Idaho, Tennessee, Georgia and more.

American Academy of Family Physicians
American College of Emergency Physicians
American Physical Therapy Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
Association for Vascular Access
American Academy of Pediatrics

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Association Professionals and Event Planners

As a former association professional herself, Beth Z understands the unique needs of member-based organizations.

Association Groups

American Society of Association Executives
Regional and State Association Executive Organizations including California, Texas, New York, New England, Colorado and many more.
Meeting Professionals International
Regional and State MPI Organizations including Tennessee, New Jersey, Ottawa and many more.
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
AMC Institute

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Educational Organizations

From superintendents to school nutritionists, Beth Z personalizes programs for educational organizations.


School Nutrition Association of Massachusetts
Texas Association of School Boards
National Association of Elementary School Principals
South Carolina Association of School Administrators
Pennsylvania Association of School Board Officials
National Association of Episcopal Schools

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Chamber Organizations

Beth Z speaks shares tools for small/medium business professionals in communities as well as tools for the chamber executives who work for them!

Association Groups

American Chamber of Commerce Executives
Western Association of Chamber Executives
Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives
Wyoming Chamber Partnership
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Clovis Chamber of Commerce

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Manufacturing and Distribution Organizations

Some manufacturing and distribution professionals need help keeping up with tech tools that can help them with sales, marketing and office operations.

Manufacturing and Distribution

University of Innovative Distribution
Wholesale Florist Association
Paperboard Packaging Council
Outdoor Power Equipment and Engine Service Association
Door Security and Safety Professionals
American Supply Association
Food Equipment Distribution Association
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association
NAHAD—The Association for Hose & Accessories Distribution
Diving Equipment and Marketing Association

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Everything Else

Beth's programs can be personalized for any group where professionals carry a smartphone. Really.

Here are few more clients.

Miscellaneous Groups

American Mensa
Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys
National Association of Elevator Contractors
Association of Water Technologies
National Funeral Directors Association
National Pest Management Association
Society of Consulting Aborists
National Vehicle Leasing Association
National Tour Association
Project Management Institute
Piano Technicians Guild
Texas Self Storage Association
Vermont Retail and Grocers Association
Visit Virginia Beach

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Inquire About Your Event

Let Beth Z create a custom program for your attendees. With a travel-inclusive day rate, you can choose more than one session for the same fee.

  • Keynotes

  • Breakouts

  • Workshops

  • “Stump the Nerd” Genius Bars

  • Webinars

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