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2019 Toastmasters International Convention Speakers


Typography Reading Summit with Craig

Craig Valentine

Speaker, trainer

As an award-winning speaker and trainer, Craig Valentine has traveled the world helping speakers, executives, and salespeople turn their presentations into profits. Known as the Master Storyteller, he has spoken in 20 countries, including the United States, Taiwan, Canada, Jamaica, Qatar (Doha), England, Bahamas, Hong Kong, China, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Australia, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, South Africa, Japan, and Ireland. He has given as many as 160 presentations per year to hundreds of organizations and institutions including NASA, United Healthcare, MIT, Novo Nordisk, National Security Agency (NSA), and The Williams Companies, Inc.

He co-authored the bestseller, World Class Speaking in Action, and is Toastmasters International’s 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking. Craig is the founder of the Speak and Prosper Academy; he lives in Maryland with his wife and two children.

2019 Toastmasters International Convention Speaker

Education Session

How to Present with Impact and Persuade with Ease

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 8 —9 a.m.

Join Craig Valentine (1999 World Champion of Public Speaking) in this interactive presentation and get the top tools you need to:

  • Become the speaker others sign up and line up to see
  • Hook your listeners into your presentation from your very first words
  • Turn your presentation into profits
  • Motivate and influence your audience to take action when you are finished
  • Craft, deliver, and sell your message effectively
  • Present in a confident, assured, and engaging manner
  • Make your message memorable
  • Breathe life into your presentations, bring your audience to you, and build a message that sticks

Build your confidence and competence and have lots of fun in the process!