Training & Events

October 21st 2019

Create a Killer Speaker Showreel that gets you booked – We do it for you!

Give yourself the best chance to get paid speaking gigs by having a Killer Speaker Showreel. Killer because you’ll have not only top quality video and audio but the expertise of a team of bookers working on your reel, who know exactly what other bookers need to see in order to choose you over the competition. We will create not one but three videos for you, your showreel, a TED style talk and an introduction video. The Showreel Day is run by MARIA FRANZONI AND MARY TILLSON FROM MARIA FRANZONI LTD, in collaboration with NEIL ARMSTRONG FILMS AND TOM MORLEY.

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January 20th 2020

The Ultimate Sales Seminar for Professional Speakers

Do you want to ‘up your game’, get more bookings, increase your average fee and get both repeat business and referrals?



Would you like to charge more money and position yourself as a leading expert in your field and get booked by large corporates - either direct or through speaker bureaus?

If you have said yes to any of the above, then this day could well be the best investment you ever make.

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January 27th 2020

How to get booked to speak, again and again and again

Welcome to this highly practical, inspirational and informative workshop, designed to help you expand your speaking business, by showing you: how to strengthen your profile, ensure you are delivering content that is current and relevant, gain clarity about the solutions you provide, and learn techniques to improve your performance in a way that makes you the speaker clients look to book again and again and again.

"Man O Man, the course really kicked my plan into place. It gave me real clarity around what I do and how I can help you get me booked." Alison Edgar

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Improve your Improv

Welcome to the world-famous Comedy Store, home not just to great stand-up comedy but to the world famous Comedy Store Players, co-founded by Mike Myers (Shrek, Austin Powers and Wayne’s World), Paul Merton and Neil Mullarkey. You will learn the skills that you so admired on Whose Line Is It Anyway.

Anybody can learn these skills - they are deceptively simple. Indeed, the basic exercises were developed not as a form of theatre but by a social worker in 1920s Chicago. She was helping deprived children find their voice. It was her son that developed them into a form of entertainment, which is now performed all over the world. You will have lots of fun. These skills will stand you in good stead in your speaking career and beyond.

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Stand Up for Speakers!

A masterclass for more experienced speakers who want to take their speaking to the next level. As well as numerous tips and techniques from the world of comedy, Jack will take you through seven simple techniques for writing and creating humour that will help you add significantly more laughs to your talks, speeches or workshops.

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Turning Ambition into Achievement

What do 5 Ryder Cup captains, Premier League footballers, Formula 1 racing drivers, the Ashes winning England Cricket team and NASA have in common?

They have been coached by Jamil Qureshi.

We are thrilled to announce that for the first time ever, Jamil will be running an interactive one day masterclass so that you too can turn your ambitions into achievements.

If you’ve been wanting to make a positive change in your life, career, or business, come along and learn some of the same techniques, tools and approaches that have helped shape the successes of the world’s most elite sports stars and business leaders.

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Standing out from the crowd - 121 Presentation Skills Coaching

To be a speaker who stands out from the crowd from other speakers all competing for the same event, and to be one who can deliver a compelling, inspiring, memorable presentation is a fantastic gift and requires a good mix of skills, techniques and approach. We work with hundreds of speakers, and we know which ones we can sell time and time again, and those that sadly, we know we cannot sell because their delivery style and messages simply don’t cut it for our clients. This workshop is facilitated by MARY TILLSON, HEAD OF MOMENTUM AND EXECUTIVE LEARNING AT MARIA FRANZONI LTD.

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