The Athlete Speaker Playbook: How to Become a Paid Speaker (Sydney)

Sat Oct 19 2024 at 09:30 am to 04:00 pm UTC+11:00

Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) | Sydney Olympic Park

Vickie Saunders
Publisher/HostVickie Saunders
The Athlete Speaker Playbook: How to Become a Paid Speaker (Sydney)
Learn how to become a paid athlete speaker and craft a great presentation! Presented by industry leaders for current and former athletes.
About this Event

Have you ever dreamed of becoming an in-demand and confident speaker? Do you want to get paid for sharing your story?

Now more than ever events and businesses (of all types and sizes) want to hear from athletes (and former athletes) just like you. Athlete stories are in hot-demand and it’s time for you to tap into the incredible opportunities sitting at YOUR doorstep.

We know that many athletes just don’t know where to start their speaker journey OR they hit brick walls every time they do try to engage paid work. Sound familiar? You’re not alone.

While there’s an abundance of opportunity waiting, you need the right strategy, tools and skills to secure regular bookings and paid work.

That’s where we can help.

Join us for a hands-on masterclass, created specifically for current and former athletes, where we’ll teach you how to engage paid speaking work and develop a powerful presentation.

Designed and delivered by industry experts, this workshop will help you:

  • Understand the speaking industry – what businesses and events are looking for, what to charge and how you can use your athlete profile to your advantage.
  • Craft a powerful presentation and tailor it to your audience.
  • Learn how to use proven storytelling techniques to deliver an impactful presentation.
  • Develop a strategy and action plan to promote and pitch your speaker package.
  • Create the resources you need to promote yourself as a speaker.
  • Plus – you’ll hear case studies from real Australian athletes who have found success in the speaker world.

We want you to walk away from this workshop with everything you need to become a highly sought-after, paid speaker.

So, this workshop includes:

  • Live coaching from the experts to get you ready to become a paid and confident speaker.
  • A keynote speech template (that you’ll populate on the day)
  • A printed guidebook with templates and examples of all the marketing materials you need to promote yourself
  • A strategic and structured action plan to secure paid work – with every next step you need to take outlined and explained.
  • Q & A with leading experts who know what works and really care about helping you succeed on this journey
  • A catered lunch, snacks and beverages

Get in quick to grab the Early Bird Tickets Special!

Gain everything you need to become a paid speaker for just $340 with our Early Bird Tickets Special!

The Early Bird Special ends September 16th 2024 and tickets will be available for $390 after the sale ends. So get in quick to get $50 off your total ticket price.

What athletes love about this workshop

"The Athlete Speaker Playbook was a workshop of a lifetime. I’m so grateful that I got to be a part if this, to help me understand where I am and how I need to progress through my speaking journey. I feel a lot more confident asking for payments now, as I begin my speaking journey."

Nicole Christodoulou, ParaMatildas Player
"The Athlete Speaker Playbook has taken my speaker journey to the next level! The workshop was practical, engaging and I've got everything I need now to become a paid speaker worldwide."
Julia Stanger, Former Indoor Volleyball Athlete

"I really enjoyed the workshop and learnt valuable lessons in presenting my speech. I will definately use these skills in my next presentation!"
Gareth Williams, Former Boxer, Current Coach and Gym Owner

Grab your tickets now to secure your spot as places will sell out quickly.

This workshop is not to be missed! Every athlete has a unique and interesting story and if you’re ready to learn how to tell it and get paid for it, we cannot wait to see you there!

Can't make it to our Sydney event? We're also hosting this workshop in Melbourne on the 9th of November! Check out the Melbourne workshop here.

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Rebecca Cook, Elite Athlete Business School

With over 15 years as a trainer, Bec is committed to the personal development of every athlete to unleash their speaking power on the world, from storytelling to powerful messaging, Bec knows how to help them succeed by uncovering and leveraging their skills, experience and insights.

Bec exudes integrity and is undeniably fun. She effortlessly gains trust and builds relationships…an amazing communicator, role model and trainer. An avid fan of sports and fitness herself, Bec has found herself working with an impressive list of sporting clientele – the NRL, Cronulla Sharks Football Club, The Matildas, Cricket NSW to name a few. Bec has not only a passion for empowering athletes, but a real talent for it, and is able to help set athletes up for success in ways that speak to their goals and ambitions.

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Vickie Saunders, The Brand Builders

11 years ago Vickie saw a gap in the market to provide practical education for athletes so that they could independently navigate commercial opportunities in and beyond sport. From sponsorship, brand ambassadors, engaging commercial opportunities such as keynote speeches and program delivery, she knows exactly what athletes need to engage financially and personally rewarding revenue streams.

Trusted by organisations such as the AIS, Sport England, US Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Paralympics Australia, Vickie's forward-thinking thought leadership offers athletes up to date, relevant and practical insights and processes to create a pathway into paid public speaking, that is industry-proven but also flexible and bespoke to each unique person. Athletes who are in the early or mid stages of their career, or those looking to transition into life after sport gain so much self awareness, confidence and clarity, and are elevated by her upbeat, optimistic and creative outlook.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE), 10 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park, Australia


AUD 340.00

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