Speakers Corner Connects


Speakers Corner Connects Showcase Series has been curated to show event organisers how the power of the spoken word can be delivered via a virtual platform during social distancing measures. It’s never been more important to be inspired by some of the greatest humans to have walked this planet.

Speakers Corner Connects IX: Sales, Marketing & Communication in a Changing World

Our virtual showcase featured Tim Dorsett, Kate Richardson-Walsh and Lee Warren from the worlds of brand, business and people who helped brands to business leaders to employees place communication within the context of both a physically and virtually changing world. 

Speakers Corner Connects VIII: Building A Team Culture For The Evolving Workplace

Hosted by Geeta Pendse, leading thinkers Jamil Qureshi, Jitske Kramer and Matt Dawson shared how team managers, department heads, and business leaders to create a team ethos which positively impacts targets and brings us closer together.

Speakers Corner Connects VII: New Times Require New Leaders Virtual Masterclass

Hosted by BBC News Business Live and BBC World News host Sally Bundock, speakers Sahar Hashemi, René Carayol and Nicky Moffat shared their stories on navigating adversity to come out the other side as stronger leaders.

Watch to learn the key insights into what it will take to be the leader you need to be in changing times. 

Speakers Corner Connects VII: Virtual Comedy Collective

We're delighted to be the first bureau to run a virtual comedy showcase! Our host Ian Stone was based in our London office where we created a studio. 

Ian was joined in the front row by an exclusive VIP audience who were able to interact with Ian and our stellar line-up of comedians. This interaction helped create a similar atmosphere to one that you find in comedy clubs!

Joining Ian 'on stage' were Isma Almas, Daliso Chaponda, Andrew Ryan, Abandoman, Lou Sanders, Simon Brodkin, Suzi Ruffell and Tom Allen.

Speakers Corner Connects VI: Diversity and Inclusion 2.0 Virtual Masterclass

The Black Lives Matters Movement has thrust diversity and inclusion back into a global news agenda. But how do we turn good thoughts and intentions into real change? With the hosting help of Award Winning TV and Radio Presenter, Juliette Foster, Member of Parliament for Tottenham and the Shadow Justice Secretary David Lammy and organisational psychologist, Chartered Scientist, author, and CEO John Amaechi how businesses can implement practical tools to combat unconcious bias, how SMEs can create diverse workplaces and the importance of having uncomfortable conversations which lead to meaningful change. 

After our showcase Shappi Khorsandi shared her own story and the diversity issues within entertainment industry and how non-white artists are being treated as anomalies.

Speakers Corner Connects V: A Virtual Audience with Nile Rodgers Hosted by Vick Hope

Our fifth Speakers Corner Showcase saw multiple GRAMMY-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist Nile Rodgers share stories about busking on the New York subway and sleeping on the streets, to moving onto co-found the chart-topping band CHIC, while also letting us in on the secrets to working with David Bowie, Daft Punk and what he thinks are the keys to unleashing creativity with British TV and radio presenter, Vick Hope. Check out our exclusive interview to hear this music icons' incredible story!

Speakers Corner Connects IV: Virtual Masterclass: Making Sense of an Uncertain Time 

Our fourth Virtual Masterclass: Making Sense of an Uncertain Time saw Paul Johnson, Pippa Malmgren, and Leonard Brody join us to help share real-time insights on the economy and tips for how to manage the fear that uncertainty brings and how to inspire our teams to succeed when there is no plan to fall back on. Watch and learn how you and your business can transform uncertainty into practical strategies to help lead your team and ultimately succeed in unprecedented times.

Speakers Corner Connects III | Virtual Masterclass: How To Create A Winning Culture in Adversity

Our third Virtual Masterclass: How To Create A Winning Culture in Adversity saw Eddie Obeng, Gabby Logan and Kevin Gaskell share the importance of collaborative teams, insights from the sporting world to help source athletic resilience and culture and apply it to the workplace and winning strategies and how to use them in unprecedented crisis for opportunity, innovation and growth.

Speakers Corner Connects II | Building Resilience and Achieving Success in a Time of Crisis

Our second event in the Speakers Corner Connects Showcase Series: Building Resilience and Achieving Success in a Time of Crisis brought together Debra Searle, Farrah Storr and Jason Fox who shared how they too overcame the toughest obstacles to achieve incredible things, when many said it couldn’t be done.

Speakers Corner Connects I | It's Time to Look After Our Mental Health

Our first event in the Speakers Corner Connects Showcase Series: 'It's Time To Look After Our Mental Health' focused on helping companies who are working to maintain and support the mental health and wellbeing of their employees in the midst of serious global health concerns with experts Linda Papadopoulos, Professor Adrian Furnham, Dr. Aaron Balick and Mark Henick!

If you're looking for further information on how to organise a live virtual event or to book a speaker, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk.

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