World Champions of Public Speaking

Did you know that previous winners of the World Championship of Public Speaking® may be available for your next speaking engagement? If you are interested in inviting a World Champion to speak, use the contact information included in the profiles below. You can also view the complete list of World Champions of Public speaking. 

Verity Price

Verity Price

2021 • Cape Town, South AfricaPrice won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2021. Price’s areas of expertise include leading for innovation, activating optimism, and presenting with power. Bookings@iamverity.comwww.verityprice.com

Mike Carr

Mike Carr

2020 • Austin, Texas, United StatesCarr won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2020. Carr’s areas of expertise include time management, leadership skills, and maximizing sales.Contact@mikecarrofficial.comwww.Mikecarrofficial.com

Aaron W. Beverly

Aaron W. Beverly

2019 • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesBeverly won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2019. Beverly’s areas of expertise include communication, public speaking, storytelling, and growth through competition. Aaron@speakandbeyou.comwww.aaronbeverly.com

Darren Tay

Darren Tay

2016 • SingaporeTay won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2016. Tay’s areas of expertise include communication, negotiating, impromptu speech techniques, engaging an audience, and overcoming stage anxiety. Publicspeakingacademy@hotmail.comwww.Facebook.com/darrentaywcps

Mohammed Qahtani

Mohammed Qahtani

2015 • Dhahran, Saudi ArabiaQahtani won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2015. Qahtani’s areas of expertise include public speaking, leadership, comedy, and adapting to change. Mohammed@qahtanispeaks.comwww.qahtanispeaks.com

Jock Elliot

Jock Elliot

2011 • Bongaree, Queensland, AustraliaElliot won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2011. Elliot’s areas of expertise include speech writing and presentation skills. Speakesy@corplink.com.auwww.jockelliot.com.au

Mark Hunter

Mark Hunter

2009 • Albany Creek, Queensland, AustraliaHunter won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2009. Hunter’s areas of expertise include self-reflective leadership, building capacity, speech writing, communication, and presentation skills. Mark-hunter@bigpond.comwww.markhunter.com.au

Vikas Jhingran

Vikas Jhingran

2007 • Cambridge, Massachusetts, United StatesJhingran won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2007. Jhingran’s areas of expertise include corporate communication, team building, and leadership development. Vikasjhingran@gmail.com

Lance Miller

Lance Miller

2005 • Glendale, California, United StatesMiller won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2005. Miller’s areas of expertise are in team building, leadership, communication, and motivation. Lance@lancemillerspeaks.comwww.lancemillerspeaks.com

Jim Key

Jim Key

2003 • Rowlett, Texas, United StatesKey won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2003. Key’s areas of expertise include effective communication, handling adversity, and personal and organizational excellence. Jim@jimkey.comwww.jimkey.com

Ed Tate

Ed Tate

2000 • Aurora, Colorado, United StatesTate won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2000. Tate’s areas of expertise are in leadership, influence, sales, and storytelling. Info@edtate.comwww.edtate.com

Craig Valentine

Craig Valentine

1999 • Elliot City, Maryland, United StatesValentine won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 1999. Valentine’s areas of expertise include storytelling, leadership and change, and presenting with impact.Info@craigvalentine.comwww.craigvalentine.com

Willie E. Jones

Willie E. Jones

1997 • Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesJones won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 1997. Jones’ areas of expertise include personal and professional communication, diversity, and building rapport. Williespeaks@gmail.com

David Nottage

David Nottage

1996 • Auckland, New ZealandNottage won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 1996. Nottage’s areas of expertise include overcoming the fear of public speaking, speaking with confidence, and business presentations. David@torquebusiness.com.nzwww.torquebusiness.co.nz

Mark L. Brown, ATM, CL

Mark L. Brown, ATM, CL

1995 • Mount Vernon, New York, United StatesBrown won the World Championship of Public Speaking® in 1995. Brown’s areas of expertise include leadership, performance excellence, and virtual presentations.Mark@markbrownspeaks.comwww.markbrownspeaks.com

Dana LaMon

Dana LaMon

1992 • Lancaster, California, United StatesLaMon won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 1992. LaMon speaks on motivation, personal growth, overcoming challenges, and more. Dana@danalamon.comwww.danalamon.com

Harold Patterson

Harold Patterson

1987 • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, United StatesPatterson won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 1987. Patterson’s areas of expertise include keynotes and educational speaking. Hspatt6314@gmail.com

Arabella Bengson

Arabella Bengson

1986 • Ontario CanadaBengson won the World Championship of Public Speaking in 1987. Bengson’s areas of expertise include communication, brain-based learning, speech coaching, and speaking with fun and power. Arabella8b@icloud.comwww.arabellabengson.com