Professional Speakers Association of New Zealand Speaker Summit


Connect, grow, and spread your influence!

AUGUST 13 2022, 9AM - 5PM, Novotel Hotel in Greenlane Auckland


There is no better time to be a speaker than right now. Our industry has undergone a massive change over the last few years. A change that forced us to discover new paths to success.  

Actuate has been set to help you establish:
More opportunities to gain a loyal following as a speaker.
More opportunities to build speaking revenue.
More opportunities to connect with fellow speakers.
More opportunities to grow your brand and spread your influence.

Learn from world class speakers who have build successful and sustainable speaking businesses!  

Speakers list:

John Yeo 

Jon is an executive speaker coaching and working with challenger brands and leaders who want to make a real difference. He's also the Licensee for TEDxMelbourne and past National President of Professional Speakers Australia. 

Jon will run a workshop to help us understand how to create our keynote, how to improve it and if we already have one what to do to make it even better. All lessons he learned from coaching 100’s of speakers over the years. 

Bill James CSP 

Bill James (CSP) has done most things in speaking on an international stage. Ex-President of our own association, he specialises in working with those that “don’t like selling, but have to anyway!”  He has been a master of generating business and making sales “as yourself”. Bill’s philosophy is that the best you is all you need to be to win the business you need.

In his session Bill will help us understand sales, how to approach companies and organisations and what to say and do. We will leave his session with all the tools needed to grow our business.

Fiona Stanton

With 11 years’ digital marketing experience, Fiona helps businesses grow through digital channels. “Whether or not our products or services are provided online, online is where our customers and clients find us first. 

Fiona will help us understand what attracts the audience to our websites and marketing campaigns and how and what to do to get noticed in this massive online world.

Siva Palaniappan

Siva is a leading educator, motivator and consultant on Mindset Strategies, Leadership Mindsets and People Transformation. He has close to 20 years of industry experience in leading multinational companies. He passionately speaks and conducts transformational workshops on Mindset Strategies, Leadership Development, Strategic Thinking and Change Management. 

Siva Has built an impressive business through online courses, groups and coaching. A business that now sends him all over the world and in his session he will share how he started what he does, mistakes he made and lessons learnt that will help us all launch online platforms. 

Lance Burdett

Lance was a builder before joining the police for an easy lifestyle! 'Life' happened, and after recovering from depression, he became the lead crisis negotiator and went on to work with the elite groups of police, military, and emergency services, even qualifying as an FBI Negotiator in Quantico. With a Masters degree and a couple of Diplomas, Lance has authored two bestselling books.

Lance will share his story of success on how he has become one of the most in demand speakers in NZ and will also talk to us a little about our mind and mental state.

Warwick Merry CSP

Warwick Merry is a Certified Speaking Professional(CSP), twice Certified Virtual Presenter, the 2021 Global Outstanding Intrapreneur, the 2022 recipient of the PSA Nevin Award and the 2022 Breakthrough Speaker of the Year award for his work in the virtual arena. With over 20 years of working as an Event Host/MC he knows what it takes to engage and energise an audience regardless of whether it is face to face, online or hybrid. 

Warwick will share how he generates energetic online events making sure attendees stay engaged. What are his tools, lessons that he learned and how to leave them wanting more.

The event will be held both via Zoom and at the Novotel Hotel in Greenlane Auckland

9 AM - 5 PM Fully catered day event of learning, sharing and taking action.

If you would like to attend via Zoom

Zoom participants can go into their online group for activities.

Don't just put this in your diary, book your seat today, this is one event you do not want to miss.

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