A great speaker has the power to change peopleâ€™s lives.
If youâ€™re a business owner, author, academic or a guru with an inspirational message, weâ€™ve launched a competition to get you noticed.
The UK Speechwriters’ Guild has teamed up with PEER 1 Hosting to find the best business speakers in Britain.
The winner will get a £2000 cash prize plus £1500 worth of PR support from a London agency. The runner-up will get a £1000 cash prize and the third place speaker will get a £500 cash prize.
For the final, we’ve recruited top judges to evaluate the speakers.
The winner will be selected by a combination of marks from the judges and votes from the audience during a day of special events for business speakers hosted by Business Solent on Thursday 27 September 2012 in Southampton.
Richard Williams is the Leader of Southampton City Council. He has represented the Woolston Ward in Southampton since 1996.
Have you got a great business story to tell?
Can you lift the mood of an audience and motivate them to achieve extraordinary things?
We're searching for the speaker who can deliver 'an inspirational business message for our times' with humour and style.
Anyone over 18 years can take part. All you need to do is send a 60 second audition video together with a 100 word pitch and a 200 word profile.
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