Summit Host Vault

A value-packed resource library to make planning, strategizing, and launching your first profitable online summit EASY. With new, resources added every month!

 
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An online summit can grow your business in ways you never thought possible. Revenue, list growth and leads, connections with industry leaders, impact for your audience, community, visibility, and new opportunities in the months and even years that follow.

But there are two tricks to seeing those high-impact results:

  1. Knowing the correct strategy to use and doing it right 
  2. Putting the pieces together without eating up every bit of free time you have for months

When I planned my first virtual summit, there weren’t many resources available. I searched for hours only to find a couple podcast episodes giving vague details and a blog post or two. For the most part, I was on my own to figure it out. I watched and participated in other summits and took what I learned to make myself a detailed, step-by-step process to follow.

I launched my first summit a few months later with an email list of only 500 and brought in $16k. And that was the first one.

Since then, I’ve hosted 3 summits, with the most recent one making $22k. I’ve tweaked my process based on what works and what doesn’t along the way. I’ve made all kinds of templates and turned a large and complicated process into something easy and manageable.

I can now put a summit together in a fraction of the time thanks to written strategic processes, step-by-step tutorials, scripts, graphic templates, website templates and more.

And now, I’m giving them all to you.

I pitched an industry expert for my summit, using Krista's template as a guide. Not only did this person say "yes", but she began her reply by saying, "This is possibly the BEST pitch I've ever received." I now plan to reference her when pitching other speakers. Thank you so much, Krista!

Lee Chaix McDonough

Introducing the Summit Host Vault

A value-packed resource library to make planning, strategizing, and launching your first profitable online summit EASY. Use these templates, tools, trainings, and resources to launch a profitable summit that makes you look like the expert that you are.

Save yourself weeks of strategizing, writing emails, creating graphics, and fighting with tech and let me do it all for you. Plus, you can be confident that these tools and strategies actually work.

What's included?

Here’s what’s currently included inside the vault:

Summit Planning Workbook

Map out the details of your summit to streamline the rest of your planning process.

Timeline Calculator

Learn how much time to set aside for the planning and preparation process. Then, set the date you want to start your summit and have due dates for all the big-picture tasks calculated for you. Boom!

Online Summit Basics Training

Need an overview of what all goes into a profitable summit that will leave a lasting impact? This 25-minute video training will teach the basics so you're ready to dive in and make the most of the of the Vault's resources.

Choose Your Summit's Niche & Topic Training

The right niche and topic for your summit will instantly multiply your success. Get this right and every single step you take afterwards will be more impactful and lead to better results.

Registration Page Template

A tried and tested registration page template for your summit. This bundle includes a training video, copy templates, a WordPress page template, and a look at my exact registration page from my most recent $22k summit.

Registration Email Sequence

Get the exact email sequence I send to attendees once they register. This 7-email sequence focuses on getting them in the free community, familiarizing them with the schedule, and pitching your summit's upsell! 

Speaker Pitch Template

No speakers means no summit, right? Get the script I’ve used to pitch and land every one of my speakers.

Speaker Contract Template

A customizable agreement to use with your speakers, reviewed and edited by a licensed attorney to make sure expectations are clear and no one ends up in a sticky situation.

Speaker Tracking Spreadsheet

Track your speaker outreach, content, and next-steps for your speakers all in one, organized location.

Speaker Onboarding Process

Get the exact step-by-step process I've written for my team for onboarding speakers once they've agreed to participate. It includes 3 detailed processes, 2 email scripts, and a postcard message to get your relationship with each speaker started right.

Speaker Basic Information Collection Templates + Tutorial

Get the exact template I use and questions I ask to easily collect basic information from speakers. You'll also receive tutorials on two software options and follow-up email scripts.

Speaker Community Bundle

The speaker community bundle includes a strategy training, setup tutorial, scripts, posting schedule, and a graphic template. Everything you need to create and make the most of your speaker community!

Speaker Information Page Template

Streamline speaker onboarding and management with a single page containing all the information, links, and resources your speakers will need. This resource includes a video overview of the purpose of the page and what it should include, copy templates, a WordPress page template, and a look at my exact Speaker Information page.

Creating a diverse speaker lineup

An interview with Nichole Beiner focusing on diversity and inclusion in your summit speaker lineup.

All-Access Pass Trainings

3 training videos covering the most important things to know and decisions to make related to your All-Access Pass. These trainings include All-Access Pass Basics, Choosing What To Include, and the All-Access Pass Sales Strategy. These trainings will get us set up for all kinds of templates and resources in the coming months!

Affiliate Outreach Bundle by Zoe Linda

This bundle includes an affiliate management spreadsheet, influencer outreach swipe files, and video trainings to walk you through the process and teach you how to automate.

Instagram Feed + Facebook Graphic Templates

Done-for-you, customizable templates to launch and promote your summit on your Instagram feed and Facebook.

Instagram Story Graphic Templates

Done-for-you, customizable templates to launch and promote your summit on Instagram Stories. We've got single promo graphics, templates to feature your speakers, a series of graphics to really feature your event, and fun fill-in-the-blank templates.

Twitter Graphic Templates

Promoting your summit on Twitter just got easier with our professionally designed promo graphic templates. And remember, if you're not a Twitter user that doesn't mean your speakers and affiliates aren't.

*All graphic templates available in Photoshop and Canva

 

And here’s what’s coming on November 15:

All-Access Pass Sales Page

No more stressing about what to include on your All-Access Pass sales page or how to design it! This resource includes a video overview of the versions of the page and what they should include, copy templates, a WordPress page template, and a look at my exact sales page.

All-Access Pass Setup Tutorial

Tech holding you back from setting up your All-Access Pass? If you're a WordPress user, we've got you covered! This series of 7 short tutorial videos and 8 code snippets will walk you through every step of setting up your website, email marketing platform, and sales page to start accepting sales.

Obtaining Sponsors Training

There's a lot that goes into preparing to accept sponsors for your summit. This guest expert training from Quiana Murray will get you started on the right track!

Each month, you'll get 3 new resource bundles added to the Vault.

For example, one month might have copy for a website page along with a template, strategy training with workbook, and setup tutorial with relevant canned responses. The next might have a tracking spreadsheet, set of graphic templates, and social media swipe copy.

The best part? Each month, you get to vote for what you want next! So this vault is truly customized to what will help YOU put on your first (or next!) summit with ease.


I was able to write my speaker outreach emails in less than 5 minutes with your template!

Liz Wilcox

Here's why you need to join now

You’re thinking, “Okay, this sounds great. But why should I join now instead of next month or later this year?”

I’m glad you asked. Three main reasons:

  1. On the 15th of every month, the price goes up. As more resources are added, the value of the Vault increases and the price goes up. Joining at the current rate locks you in at that low monthly price.
  2. Each month that you're a member, your investment is doubled and you'll get that amount off the total cost of Summit In A Box once it's launched! The longer you're a member, the bigger your discount will be.
  3. You can start planning *now*! Each month that you get your new resources, you can start putting them into action. A slow and steady planning process will make it that much more enjoyable for you!

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What does Summit In A Box have to do with it?

The Vault is essentially a way for me to build up to the full Summit In A Box product launch. Instead of having to wait months to get access to the complete library of summit resources, you’re getting each resource as it’s created. You’ll also get to vote on what you want next, so I’ll create the new resources in the order that will be most helpful to YOU. When it’s done, you’ll have every strategic process, step-by-step tutorial, script, graphic template, and website template you need to put your summit together.

Each month you're a member of the Summit Host Vault, your investment will be doubled and that amount will be taken off the total cost of Summit In A Box when it launches in 2020! The longer you're a member, the bigger your discount will be!

Krista's email swipe files for speakers and affiliates made my life SO much easier! I am so happy to have summit-specific copy that let me plug and play, which literally saved me hours and tons of money on hiring a copywriter. I am so glad to have her brilliant mind as a resource!

Vanessa Ryan

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When I got the idea to host a summit, I went straight to Krista. Her resources have blown me out of the water. There’s no way I would have been this organized without her detailed processes, and her website template saved me so. much. time. I feel confident and excited about hosting this summit, and I know the Summit Host Vault resources are going to help me get incredible results and make sure my audience gets the best summit I can offer!

Kory Woodard

Hey, I'm Krista!

When I decided to host my first online summit I spent weeks doing nothing but researching the process. I tuned into summits that were running, listened to podcast episodes, and read every blog post I could find.

It took serious work, but I ended up with a process that led me to nearly $16,000 in my very first summit. And that was starting with an email list of only 500 people. I've gotten even better results since.

Now I've taken my process, tools, and knowledge and put it together for YOU to implement in your own business to make planning an online summit easy.

Within 10 minutes of pitching a dream speaker, she replied with yes, she'd love to! After that, the "yes" responses started pouring in and I am so grateful for the resources here. You can't go wrong with any of the templates in the Vault. For the first time, I really feel like I got this! Thank you for everything Krista!

Jessica Groop-Santise


This Vault is GOLD!

Melissa Power


Frequently Asked Questions

The cost of the Vault will increase each month, but your rate will never increase as long as you’re a member.

The primary platforms tech tutorials will be created for include WordPress and HeySummit. As of right now I do not plan to add tutorials for any other website platform. However, the templates for these platforms will be helpful regardless of which platform you decide to use. Keep in mind, that other platforms (like Squarespace) may limit some of the strategies you’re able to use.

Graphic templates will be provided for Canva and Photoshop.

Other software used includes Airtable, Google Sheets, and Google Docs.

New resources are released on the 15th of each month. Each time a new set of resources is released, you’ll get to vote on what I should make next!

I’m not sure when exactly Summit In A Box will launch! My best guess is Q2 2020, but I’ll keep you (and hopefully this) updated as I know more!

Once the product is complete and released into the world, your Vault membership will end. You’ll get an email from me with a coupon code. That coupon code will include a discount equal to 2x your total Vault investment! The longer you're a member, the bigger your discount will be.

The Vault does not include every single thing you’ll need to launch a summit, but each month we’ll get closer and closer to having exactly that. Even if you don’t plan to wait until the full Summit In A Box is complete, each resource we currently have for you will make your process that much easier.

Scripts and swipe copy are provided in three different formats:

  1. Placeholders that prompt you to write the copy yourself, while guiding you on what to include.
  2. Detailed templates that prompt you to swap out things like the name of your summit and dates, while the rest is provided for you.
  3. The complete and exact scripts I use for my summits to reference as an example.

All public-facing scripts and copy are reviewed and edited by sales and launch copywriter Elli Runkles.

Due to the digital nature of the tools, resources, and tutorials provided, refunds will not be given. However, you are welcome to cancel at anytime. If you decide to join again afterwards, your monthly price will increase to the current rate at that time.

To cancel if you paid via credit card:
  • Login to your account
  • Click the Avatar in the top-right of the page
  • Select Settings from the dropdown
  • Click Credit Card Info in the top-right of the page
  • Hit the Remove Card and Cancel All Subscriptions button
To cancel if you paid via PayPal:
  • Login to your PayPal account
  • Click the Settings icon next to "Log out".
  • Select Manage Preapproved Payments under "Payment settings".
  • Select your subscription for the Vault - I'm not sure exactly what this will say, but look for Summit In A Box or Summit Host Vault
  • Click the Cancel Subscription button.

I have kept accessibility in mind for all of the Vault's content.

There is video and written material. All videos have either transcripts or captions to go along with them. Transcripts for presentations and captions for step-by-step tutorials. All slides are provided as downloadable PDFs.

If you have any accessibility concerns, please email me at [email protected]. I am dedicated to making the Vault accessible to you!

The Summit Host Vault and Summit Host Process Map are different products. The Process Map includes the process I use to plan and launch summits and this (the Summit Host Vault), includes the strategies, tools, resources, templates, and tutorials to make each of those steps easy. 

Many choose to purchase both, as they compliment each other well, but otherwise you should choose the Process Map if you want an organized list of tasks to complete and the Vault if you want step-by-step strategies, tutorials, and tools.

If you have other questions, reach out via the chat box in the bottom-right corner of this screen or email me at [email protected]


You are the perfect person to teach others how to host summits. You truly created a one-of-a-kind experience for us all that needs to be an industry standard for summits!

Ashley Gartland, Speaker from one of my previous summits.


I loved how easy and organized you made everything for me, getting to be featured alongside other amazing speakers, and getting to share a topic I'm passionate about with a group of people who it can really help. If you created a system for summits by doing this one, you should seriously sell it. I would buy it from you, that's how good it was!

Nevica Vazquez, Speaker from one of my previous summits.

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