PSA South East June 2024: Speaking with Pride

04 June|17:30 - 21:15|Reigate Manor - PSA South East - See full address

About this event

In celebration of Pride month, we take a look at how Pride shows up in your speaking business and how having the right dash of pride can make you stand out and better serve your audiences.

We have a packed event as always, with two member showcases, networking opportunities, interactive fun audience activities, an expert panel with Beth Sherman, Stephen Whitton, Andy Lopata discussing how to show up and stand out with Pride in your business.

Of course, we are super proud to present yet another amazing keynote, this month delivered by Emmy Award Winning Writer Beth Sherman, where she will share her top tips for injecting humour into your talks.

Whatever walk of life you are from, come along for a value-packed evening, and stand together and be counted with this wonderful pride of professional speakers!

Keynote speakers

Beth Sherman
Stephen Whitton
Regional President - PSA London
Andy Lopata
Beth Sherman

Beth Sherman is a speaker, comedian, and seven-time Emmy Award-winning Hollywood comedy writer who’s written for the biggest shows in American television, including Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Ellen, and the Academy Awards.

As a speaker, she helps companies achieve healthier workplaces and more profitable business relationships by showing employees how to harness the power of humor to create quick connection and genuine engagement with clients and colleagues.

Stephen Whitton - Regional President - PSA London

Stephen Whitton is the Founder of [M]enable – the global movement for mental health support in the Automotive Sector. After a successful career of over 35 years in the industry, covering numerous roles from Salesman to Executive Director, he is a renowned authority on employee well-being to achieve results. A passionate speaker whose pragmatic and insightful approach has inspired 1000s of people in audiences across the world. [M]enable was created on the back of Stephen’s own struggles, with a clear purpose and mission – to change cultures in male dominated and performance driven businesses, enabling the Mental Health stigma to be removed.

Andy Lopata

Andy Lopata PSAE is known for his expertise in building professional relationships. He has written six books on networking and professional relationships, with his sixth book, ‘The Financial Times Guide to Mentoring’ published in Spring 2024. He writes a regular blog for Psychology Today and has often been quoted in the media, including The Sunday Times, The Financial Times and Inc. In fact, the FT called Andy ‘one of Europe’s leading business networking strategists’ and both and The Independent called him ‘a true master of networking’. Find him at

Event agenda

Registration and Networking
Welcome and introduction
Keynote - Beth Sherman
Break/ Networking
Back In The Room
Expert Panel

The venue

Get in touch with the organiser

Fiona Bennett

Co-Regional President - PSA South East

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PSA South East June 2024: Speaking with Pride

Ticket types

Members Early Bird
 - £40
  + VAT
Members Standard
 - £45
  + VAT
First Timer Visitor
 - £27.50
  + VAT
Non Members
 - £55
  + VAT