A Leading International Speaker Consultation & Booking Service

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As a leading international speaker bureau, we recommend over 6500 keynote speakers, motivational speakers, after dinner speakers, awards hosts, conference facilitators and comedians for over 1000 events a year. Our team of experts pride themselves on providing a premium booking and consultancy service to clients. Learn more about us below!

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Our Values

Our clients are at the centre of everything we do. Here's what we stand for at Speakers Corner!

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Ideas and Advice

Impartial, expert knowledge

We do not exclusively represent any of our speakers or artists. This unique business model allows for a thoroughly impartial service where we have the freedom to base our recommendations on expert knowledge and long-term relationships with the individuals we work with.
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Memorable events

Creating a legacy

We strive to create unique, memorable experiences for event attendees and to understand what our clients are hoping to ‘return’ from the event as a whole.
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Supportive & Friendly

Caring for our clients

Our partnership approach when working with clients distinguishes us from a standard booking service. With a combined half century of industry experience, the team take great pride in providing support throughout the entire process of finding and booking a speaker, including date and fee negotiations.
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Responsive

Available 24/7

A Speakers Corner staff member is on call 24 hours a day to ensure that speakers reach events at every corner of the world at any time of day or night without a hitch. Don’t hesitate to pick up the phone to make an enquiry or ask a question about a booking – we’re here to look after you.
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Logistics

End-to-end service

As well as nurturing the relationship between client and speaker (pre-event briefing calls, communicating requirements, etc.), our logistics team arrange all transport, accommodation and technical needs related to an event.
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Inspiring confidence

Our clients trust us

We will only recommend speakers who fit the bill perfectly. In order to help our clients extract maximum value, we go the extra mile to understand the specific objectives, desires and restrictions pertaining to a brief – including budgets! A top-quality speaker does not have to be an expensive one.
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Our History

When MD Nick Gold joined in 2004, Speakers Corner was a small family business. He immediately started cultivating a vision of turning it from its fledgling position in the after dinner entertainment world, into a leading international speaker bureau.

With masses of optimism; bucketloads of coffee, and a world of determination to grow the business, he employed some clever and hardworking people; rented an office, and suddenly it became a reality. Speakers were coming on board, clients were showing an interest…and we were off! 

By the time his brother Tim came on board as director in 2007, the business was competing with the top speaker bureaux in the country.

Now a thriving, growing company, the skilled team has over 40 years of industry experience and an expansive knowledge of the best international motivational speakers, after dinner speakers, conference facilitators, keynote speakers and awards hosts.

Working with speakers from politics, sport, business, TV and comedy, Speakers Corner provides genuinely impartial advice on the ideal speaker. We don’t manage anyone exclusively and we will only recommend those who fit the bill perfectly. We plan and manage the negotiations, contracts and logistics, and go above and beyond to make the process seamless and the event a success.

Some Case Studies

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    Entrepreneurs Forum

    The Entrepreneurs’ Forum holds major conferences in the North East of the UK, for sharing ideas, knowledge, inspiration and opportunities. Speakers Corner recommends, supplies and organises inspirational speakers year after year, including founder of the Eden Project, Tim Smit; Mayor of London, Boris Johnson; Olympian James Cracknell, and hosts and comedians including Declan Curry and Alistair McGowan.
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    European Study Tours

    Educational tour operator European Study Tours provides tailor-made school trips, educational tours and student conferences. Speakers Corner adds some magic by organising speakers from the world of business, politics and economics. We have supplied speakers such as the founder of Gu puds James Averdieck; founder of Green & Blacks Jo Fairley; economist Tim Harford and broadcaster Dermot Murnaghan.
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    Choice Hotels Scandinavia

    Choice Hotels is Scandinavia’s largest hotel chain, with an annual Winter Conference in Stockholm each January, for 1500 senior hotel employees. Each hotel also invites their ‘Employee of the year’, as well as customers, suppliers and other important associates. In the last two years Speakers Corner has inspired delegates by organising outstanding speakers like Lord Coe, and Nobel Prize Winner Jody Williams.
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    Sahara Group

    The first Sahara Group company, “Sahara Energy Resource Limited”, was founded in 1996 as an oil trading business focused on Nigerian and West African oil products. Today it incubates companies primarily in the energy sector. At Sahara, they operate in an environment where individuals are not only encouraged to strive for excellence in their work, but to also enjoy the experience. For Sahara’s 15th Anniversary Celebration Speakers Corner organised world renowned magician Dynamo to entertain and amaze 3000 guests in Lagos, and the event was a huge success.

Our Clients

Speakers Corner’s client list comprises businesses including Legal, Media, IT & Technology, Healthcare, Retail & Agencies…
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