How to Get Paid to Speak - Sydney

  • 05 Mar 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • The Grace Hotel, 77 York Street, Sydney


  • Institute of Learning Professionals Members - code required
  • PSA Members

How to Get Paid to Speak

Have you always been a natural communicator and enjoyed being on stage? Are you passionate about a cause or message but unsure how to turn your passion into a career?

The professional speaking industry is one of the most lucrative and rewarding industries on earth. Where else can you earn many thousands of dollars an hour while impacting lives, transforming mindsets and travelling the world.

In this unique one-day program, some of the biggest names in the business will reveal:

  • Transitioning and topic development - Phil Preston
    • What you need to consider if you are starting out or ramping up
    • The paths of other speakers – what can we learn
    • It’s not about you, it’s about them
    • Tips for honing your topic and market
  • Business models - Michelle Bowden
    • Will you get paid to speak or speak to get paid?
    • The presenter’s experience in building a business
    • Different types of business models that speakers commonly use
    • Tips for working on your business model
  • How will you get your next gig?  - Rob Edwards
    • Why your marketing and sales needs to be better than your speaking
    • The presenter’s journey in developing consistent revenues
    • Tips to help you build your marketing and sales skills
  • Contacting and converting leads (video) - Jenny Cartwright
    • Getting over your fear of calling prospects
    • Tips for successful phone and email communications
  • Product development and IP leverage  - Graeme Cowan
    • Speaking as a platform for building revenue streams
    • The presenter’s experience in developing products and services to build or supplement platform income
    • Tips to help you in your journey
  • Why speakers DO and DON’T get booked  - Nigel Collin
    • What are clients / event managers looking for?
    • How do you provide great service?
    • The good, the bad and the ugly
    • Tips to help you get booked (more then once)