PSA East Midlands July 2024: Speak and Shine this July – Masterclass, Speaker Factor Competition & Expert Panel

03 July|15:45 - 21:15|The Village Hotel - Nottingham - See full address

About this event

Join us for an unforgettable event this July. Whether you’re an aspiring speaker or a seasoned pro, this event has something for everyone. We have an exclusive masterclass for members, the thrilling Speaker Factor competition, and a high-value panel discussion with some of the industry’s leading speakers. Including PSA past national president Dr Lynda Shaw and national president-elect Michelle Mills-Porter and special guest global speaker, best-selling author and thought leader Richard Gerver.

Members Only Masterclass: The Superpower of Reading People with Michelle Mills-Porter

Please note this event is for members of the PSA only. Our main event is open to guests and starts at 5.45 PM
Time: 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM
Learn how to:
  1. Connect with your audience before stepping on stage.
  2. Build deeper rapport and understand your clients’ needs.
  3. Enhance your proposal success rates.
Main Event 

Time: 5:45 PM – 9:15 PM

Speaker Factor Regional Heats: Witness the region’s top talent as they compete in a dynamic and entertaining competition. See new and emerging speakers in action and gain insights into performance strategies.

Panel Discussion: Engage with a distinguished panel of PSA Fellows discussing “How can speakers grow their business and refine their skills to stand out authentically in a highly competitive marketplace?” This is a rare opportunity to learn directly from:

  • Dr. Lynda Shaw: Past National President and expert in applied neuroscience.
  • Michelle Mills-Porter: PSA Board Member, current Membership Director, and National President-Elect.
  • Pam Burrows: PSA Fellow, stress reduction and performance improvement specialist.
  • Simon Hazeldine: PSA Fellow, acclaimed speaker and consultant on sales, negotiation, and business performance.
  • Special Guest Richard Gerver: Global speaker, best-selling author, and thought leader in change management and human leadership.

Keynote speakers

Michelle Mills-Porter
Michelle Mills-Porter
FPSA – National President Elect
Lynda Shaw
Pam Burrows
Simon Hazeldine
Richard Gerver
Michelle Mills-Porter - FPSA – National President Elect

Michelle is known as The People Reader – a behaviour expert specialising in unleashing potential. As the creator of a suite of profiling tools, she speaks, consults and trains in values, motivation, communication, performance and collaboration. She works with organisations to help increase engagement, performance and results through empowering their people, alongside her family of Certified Practitioners.

As Membership Director, Michelle sees herself as being in service to, and representing the voice of the members. She celebrates being able bring an alternative perspective to the board. Fairness is of paramount importance to her, which isn’t far in front of having fun, as anyone who has been to one of her New Members Days will attest to.

Lynda Shaw

The skills Dr Lynda Shaw shares come from her wide experience. She holds a doctorate in cognitive neuroscience, specialising in unconscious processing of emotion and behavioural change. She has owned 3 businesses. She works with senior leader to help them understand the science of human behaviour and development. All of this experience and more, is delivered to you in an informative, fun and extremely relatable and practical style.

Pam Burrows
Helping teams stress less & perform better for over 30 years, Pam Burrows won a European Health and Safety award for reducing stress in the workplace.
A qualified Nursery Nurse, Social Worker & Master Practitioner in NLP, she blends a wealth of knowledge with practical techniques. Her interactive & energising talks empower wellbeing and positive behaviour change.
She is a Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association & author of two books; Burnout Buster & The CARE Wellbeing Model.
Simon Hazeldine

Simon Hazeldine works internationally as a keynote and conference speaker, sales transformation consultant and as a sales and negotiation trainer.
He has spoken in over thirty countries and his client list includes some of the world’s largest and most successful companies.
Simon has a master’s degree in psychology, is the bestselling author of eight books that have been endorsed by a host of business leaders including multi-billionaire business legend Michael Dell and is co-founder of the UK’s leading sales podcast “The Sales Chat Show”.

Richard Gerver

Richard is one of the world’s most influential experts on change and human leadership, helping client’s worldwide struggling with uncertainty and change caused by rapid and dramatic shifts in technological, economic, political, health and environmental developments. He has worked with iconic brands, organisations and individuals including Google, Microsoft, Deloitte, Visa, and GSK, President Obama, The Dalai Lama, Steve Wozniak and Eric Schmidt. Named the UK Business Speaker of the Year twice and a TED and RSA speaker.

Event agenda

Members Only Masterclass (ticketed event)
Arrival, Buffet Dinner & Networking
Post-Performance Anxiety with Pam Burrows
Speaker Factor Competition
Break and Judges Deliberation
Speaker Factor Regional Winner Announcement
Panel Discussion - "How can speakers grow their business and refine their skills to stand out authentically in a highly competitive marketplace?"

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Get in touch with the organiser

Rachael Edmondson-Clarke

Regional President - PSA East Midlands

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PSA East Midlands July 2024: Speak and Shine this July – Masterclass, Speaker Factor Competition & Expert Panel

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Members Early Bird
 - £35
  + VAT
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 - £45
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Members Standard
 - £40
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Members Standard & Masterclass
 - £50
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First Time Visitors
 - £27.50
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Non Members
 - £55
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