San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
PSA South East ***Speaker Factor*** 10th May
Come along to find out who will represent the South East region in Speaker Factor PLUS learn from two exceptional headline talks PLUS enjoy quality networking with other local speakers.
If you are in your first year of PSA membership, you may wish to enter the Speaker Factor competition by delivering your best 5 minutes (no slides) for your chance to perform on the main stage at the Mega convention in October + oodles of publicity. For more information and to enter, please email email@example.com.
‘Building an International Speaking Business’
Andy Lopata has been a Member and then Fellow of the PSA since 2003 and a member of the Board. He has spoken in 18 countries and worked with a host of blue chip clients including Paypal, Wembley Stadium, the BBC and PwC.
He has written three books with a range of publishers, including Financial Times Prentice Hall. He has been featured in national newspapers and on radio and television in the UK and around the world.
He has seen his business grow for six consecutive years and slump for two. His business has nearly gone bust twice and he has seen it recover in time on both occasions.
Andy has offered to open his business to your questions, sharing what has worked and what hasn’t and helping you to learn from his experiences and apply new ideas to your own business.
Andy will be interviewed by our MC. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions to make sure they are featured.
'The Charisma Connection – discover the secret to audience engagement'
You don’t have to shout or show off to be charismatic. Charisma is a gateway to understanding that when you are being truly authentic you shine in your own unique way. Your energy levels transcend to a higher frequency that compels and attracts followship.
1. Understand how to instantly connect to your own internal charisma that will attract bookers, fans and followship
2. Learn how to enhance your onstage aura to mesmerise and hypnotise your audience’s attention
3. Discover how to work with your ‘Four Minds’ for the ultimate in inspired speaking
Nikki Owen has devoted over twenty-five years to the study of charisma. Her approach, tools and techniques are powerful, controversial and create instantaneous change. Described in the media as an Edgewalker it takes an open and curious mind to explore Nikki’s insights into the fascinating world of charisma.
17:00 DOORS OPEN / Refreshments
17:30 Introduction, Barnaby Wynter
17:40 Building an international speaking business, Andy Lopata
18:25 The charisma connection, Nikki Owen
19:10 BREAK / Refreshments
19:30 Introduction to Speaker Factor, QJ
19:35 Entrant 1, 5 minutes + 3 minutes for judging/handover
19:43 Entrant 2
19:51 Entrant 3
19:59 Entrant 4
20:07 Entrant 5
20:20 Entrant 6
20:28 Entrant 7
20:36 Entrant 8
20:44 Entrant 9
20:52 Entrant 10
21:00 BREAK / Judges confer / Q&A with the CEO of the PSA, Graham Jones
21:20 Winner & runner-up announced, including feedback
21:40 Conclusion / action steps, Barnaby
21:45 Informal networking
***Finding the venue***
Please use this postcode for your sat nav: DA3 8PD
This is NOT the same postcode as the postal address
- Ebbsfleet International (17 mins from St Pancras)
- Sevenoaks (30 mins from Charing Cross)
- Meopham (40 mins from Victoria)
If you’d like a lift from/to the station, please email email@example.com and tell us what time your train is due to arrive/depart.
In case of delay, please text Jackie on 07903 92 98 95
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Our aim is to help you speak more and speak better. Our events will help you do just that.
Cancellation Policy: Please be aware that we do not accept cancellation of bookings for PSA meetings, as we make arrangements to support the number of places booked and incur costs that cannot often be recovered. If you have booked a place at a PSA event and are no longer able to attend, please ask around your local PSA community to see if another speaker wishes to attend in your place - we’re happy for you to transfer your booking, and just ask that you let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.