048. How to Get Sponsorships for Speaking With Jason Zook

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Jason Zook joins Grant Baldwin on The Speaker Lab to talk about sponsorships, speaking gigs and how to land both, plus so much more.

Something you may not know is how much overlap there is between how to get sponsorships, and how to land speaking gigs. The art of finding, connecting and working with the right people is critical to success in both arenas.

And a man who has succeeded in both of those areas, landing sponsorships, and speaking gigs, is our guest for today’s show. Mr. Jason Zook joins us to talk about the early days of his speaking career, why he’s put that part of his career on hold right now and everything you could possibly want or need to know about securing sponsorships for your business.

On episode 48 of The Speaker Lab, we distill the immense wisdom Jason has gained in 8 years and pass as much of it as we can on to you during today’s show. From sponsorships to speaking to finding oddball size shoes, it’s all here so sit back and enjoy.


  • How big are his shoes and where does he have to order them?
  • When did he first venture into speaking?
  • Why you don’t have to get paid to speak, and you can still make money.
  • How he made $35k from one email introduction – and what that means for your business.
  • Why does following up work so well?
  • How to surprise and delight every client you work with.
  • Three great hacks to finding the right person in a company you want to work with.
  • And much, much more!

Tweetable: If you wait for things to happen nothing will happen!– Jason Zook