NSW|ACT Event - Finding More Speaking Opportunities in Turbulent Times

  • 19 Nov 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
  • The Grace Hotel, 77 York Street, Sydney
  • 23


  • Book by Friday 13 November
  • Book by Friday 13 November

Registration is closed

Session 1: Dave Staughton - Finding More Speaking Opportunities in Turbulent Times - The Secrets of Successful Speakers and Biggest Mistakes I Ever Made

There are thousands of speakers out on the speaking circuit and many will speak for free to promote their business. Find out how you can get more paid stage time and turn your speaking into a more lucrative career. Dave, has helped many new speakers find their path to six figure incomes, will demonstrate his most popular keynote presentation and tailor his message for new and established speakers seeking to rapidly grow their income. He’ll also reveal the biggest mistakes he has made in nearly a decade on the speaking circuit. Dave is a MUST SEE!

You’ll learn:

  • Asking “Million Dollar questions” to get more gigs
  • Turning one speaking gig into many more (going deep)
  • Making the most of every gig by offering extras and add-ons
  • The biggest mistakes I made as a speaker and how to avoid them!
  • The secrets and mantras of successful speakers
Dave Staughton is a business improvement specialist and an expert in making more sales in quiet times. Dave is currently on the board of PSA, an advisor to Australia’s largest speaking bureau and has recently co-authored a book with another PSA member

Session 2: Expert Panel with David Penglase, Dave Staughton, Jenny Cartwright and Tony Eades

We’ve assembled a fantastic panel for our second session, with:

  • DAVID PENGLASE on trust based selling
  • DAVE STAUGHTON with the industry insiders’ view
  • JENNY CARTWRIGHT on selling through telemarketing and public seminars
  • TONY EADES on the science of lead generation

You’ll get an outline from each panellist and then we’ll have some lively Q&A!

MC Neryl East

Not only is (Dr) Neryl East passionate about helping organisations thrive in the Reputation Economy, she has MC’d at the Sydney Olympics, spent ten years as a TV reporter and was working for the Wollongong City Council the day ICAC walked in! Neryl now specialises in corporate communications and helping organisations create a "stand-out" culture. She was awarded PSA’s Kerrie Nairn Scholarship in 2011.

Business Session - "Great warm-ups and icebreakers"

As a pre-session to the main event, Kevin Bees will host special guest, Rob Salisbury (CSP), who will lead a hands-on session about audience warm-ups and icebreakers.

Storytelling Session

A unique opportunity to hone your storytelling skills and gain feedback from those present, hosted by Dale Rees-Bevan.

At a Glance:

4.00pm: Storytelling session wtih Dale Rees Bevan
5.00pm: Registration opens
5.20pm: Business session: 
"Great warm-ups and icebreakers" with Kevin Bees and Rob Salisbury (CSP)
6.00pm: Buffet dinner served
6.30pm: Formal meeting start with MC, Neryl East
6.40pm: Dave Staughton - "Finding More Speaking Opportunities In Turbulent Times"
7.35pm: Networking break
7.55pm: Expert Panel: David Penglase (CSP), Dave Staughton, Jenny Cartwright, Tony Eades
8.50pm: Close


We suggest after 5pm at Queen Victoria Building, enter via York Street.