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The Public Speaker Workshop
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
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Are you a guest speaker who is trying to improve your skills?

Do you want to get more paid speaking opportunities?

Are you having a hard time building up the confidence that you need to get on stage and deliver a great speech?

Then come to our workshop where we will teach you how to become a great speaker who is paid top dollar to give presentations at major events around the world.

For the last ten years, our team of professional motivational and keynote speakers has been giving presentations at major conferences for companies such as Google, Cisco, Disney, Coca Cola, and many others.

At this event, you are going to learn what it means to be a great public speaker.

Our workshop is going to cover four main topics:

1. Storytelling

The top keynote speakers tell personal stories, but only when they directly relate to the topic. They also laugh at themselves if it helps to make a point. Great speakers subtly praise the audience and empathize with the problems the audience members may face.

2. Get Your Audience Involved

Think of your speech less as a lecture than an experience. You are working with the audience. Even if you're the only person talking, imagine that you're having a dialogue. Whatever you do, don't talk at your audience. When possible, create interaction. Ask for a show of hands. The top motivational speakers ask a couple of people to share one of their own experiences. Conduct an exercise in the middle of your speech when the audiences attention span may be waning. Ask them to do something surprising like close their eyes and picture themselves at age 100 offering advice to someone. Do whatever you can to get your audience involved. This will hold their interest and keep them right there with you and in your corner. They will feel a part of your presentation and will know you sincerely care that they're getting the most out of your time on stage.

3. Learning From Other Speakers

When you watch other speakers, make notes about what you feel they could improve. This will be a blueprint for you as to what to avoid and will make you a much more objective judge of your own work when you watch videos of yourself. Alternatively, note what impresses you about other speakers. Study the best in order to become one of the best.

4. How To End Your Speech

Always end your speech on a high note with a call to action. Summarize your points, and incite your audience to get out there and do something great. Make them believe that your ideas will truly help them, and make them believe they can accomplish what you envision for them. Use a punch line or an inspirational quote as your final word, and give your audience a big warm smile.

If at all possible, make yourself available to speak privately with those who wish to see you after your speech. You never know who might be in the audience. You may get new bookings or leads before you even walk out the door!


1. This is a free event which means tickets are limited. We can only accommodate up to 100 people.

2. The event is taking place at the Sheraton by LAX so if you want to fly in to be with us you can.

3. Doors open at 9:30am and the first lecture begins at 10am sharp. The event will end at 5pm and there will be a one hour lunch break at 1pm.


For the last ten years, Motivational Speakers has been helping presenters from around the world improve their skills and get more paid speaking opportunities. We have supported many newcomers to the industry in landing more high paying gigs.
Saturday Jun 27, 2020 9:30 AM - Saturday Jun 27, 2020 5:00 PM | Free


Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel (View)
6101 W Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
United States


Education > Business
Education > Classes
Education > Workshops

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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