WHAT INSPIRED ANDRE TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR?
As a kid, Andre was always interested in building things and apply his "why not me" attitude towards life. Combined with his ridiculous work ethic he built his multimillion dollar wine brand Mouton Noir Wines
WHAT ATTRIBUTES TO ANDRE'S SUCCESS?
Keeping positive + Tying in passion with work + Not being afraid of failure + Reinventing ideas + Managing time & money. The amount of time and money Andre saved by cutting out television and by not partying, allowed him more time to find his passion.
I WANT ANDRE TO SPEAK AT MY SCHOOL / ORGANIZATION / BUSINESS / EVENT. HOW DO I MAKE THIS HAPPEN?
Just fill out the form at the bottom of this website! If you’re not the one responsible for setting up this talk, simply pass this website along with a note, to the person or organization in charge of setting up events. When making an inquiry, please include a few different dates that work.
WHAT IS ANDRE'S SPEAKING FEE?
Andre’s speaking fee varies based on the type of event, the location of the event, and his schedule. Andre is able to lower his rate for you and others, if you can assist with lining up additional local speaking engagements. This helps Andre maximize his time around traveling to you, while giving your community an opportunity.
WHAT PAPERWORK IS REQUIRED?
Not much on your end! Andre provides a lecture agreement, invoice, w9 form, Certificate of Liability Insurance, and even designed promotional graphics for your event together! Andre wants this to be just as easy and successful as you do!
WHERE CAN I SEE/PURCHASE MOUTON NOIR WINES?
You can purchase Mouton Noir Wines, and learn more about the brand, at the Mouton Noir Wines website via http://MoutonNoirWines.com/wines
COULD YOU MAKE A SPECIAL T-SHIRT FOR OUR EVENT?
If given enough time (6-8 weeks), we can certainly make a special edition t-shirt for your event! We’ve done this quite a few times, and it’s always been a huge success, causing much excitement for all attendees. Per your specs and approval, Get Fraiche Cru will handle the ideas, design, branding, and packaging. This increases excitement, awareness, and makes a fun addition to your school, company, event, or corporate gifting! And if there’s not enough time, we could offer a special discounted rate on purchasing existing items from us, in bulk.
WHAT ARE ANDRE'S TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS?
For visuals, Andre runs his Keynote slideshow presentation off of a MacBook Air, which would be connected to your projector. For audio, Andre requires; a headset mic, as he uses his hands a lot; and if the room needs it, 1-2 wireless microphones for the audience during Q+A afterward; and audio accommodations for Andre’s presentation, as he will be sending some audio from his laptop.
HOW FAR DOES ANDRE TRAVEL?
Andre travels everywhere! Although based in Boston, he has lectured all over the United States, and has traveled as far as Japan, Australia, Canada, and throughout England to speak.
CAN ANDRE TIE IN SOME SPEAKING TOPICS FOR THE THEME OF OUR EVENT?
Andre can certainly address specific topics or phrases to match your events theme! He has done this a numerous amount of times, with great success and positive feedback!
DOES ANDRE STICK AROUND FOR Q+A AND MEET AND GREETS?
Andre loves and prefers sticking around for Q+A and meet and greets, as he understands how important it is for attendees. One answered question could help kick-start someones project, passion, or career! For zero additional cost, this is usually extra time that Andre donates after his speaking engagements. As a bonus, for the complete brand experience, Andre donates surprises and gifts for the attendees and the organizers! Sometimes he even sets up a pop-up shop with limited edition lecture shirts and stickers at special event prices. All that is required for this, is two tables and access to the internet. This is where Andre would meet attendees, take photos, and sign products.
HOW LONG IS ANDRE'S PRESENTATION?
Based on the organizers needs, Andre has tailored some of his talks to be both longer and shorter. However, Andre’s typical presentation is 60 minutes (it feels like 20!). Any Q+A and meet and greets would be additional time to consider planning for if you need to hold the room.
HOW ELSE CAN WE MAKE THIS A SUCCESS?
We’d be happy to brainstorm ideas with you! Promotion is the number one ingredient to make your event successful. As mentioned, we’ll design the posters and flyers for you, you’ll just have to make copies and distribute them. Free refreshments always make people excited! In the past, organizers have given out actual cupcakes, along with drinks and pizza.
WHAT IS ANDRE'S SCHEDULE LOOKING LIKE?
Andre’s schedule changes by the minute. Inquire ASAP to solidify a date!