Empowering leaders to convey their most important stories in a way that amplifies their core business message so that we impact society through inspiration, motivation, and elevated consciousness.

We Do This by Helping You:

Icon-microphone2 Uncover your unique idea worth sharing

Icon-microphone2 Perfect your presentation and ability to share it

Icon-microphone2 Locate the optimal platform to share it from

Some of Today’s Top Venues: 

Icon-microphone2 TEDx – Over 3,600 venues worldwide with over 1 billion views

Icon-microphone2 CreativeMornings – Friday morning lectures in over 100 cities worldwide

Icon-microphone2 Ignite – Present in exactly 5 minutes with 20 slides,  globally in over 100 cities

Icon-microphone2 PechaKucha – Present with 20 images x 20 seconds per image in over 900 cities

Icon-microphone2 Poptech – Global innovators sharing insights to create lasting change


3 Phases to Success


Our team of Professional Speakers, Event Coaches, and Personal Branding experts are passionate about helping aspiring speakers get their messages out into the world. Our coaching guides you through digging deep into your soul, crafting your powerful keynote, and dominating on stage to optimize your chances for speaking opportunities such as TEDx events, CreativeMornings, Ignite and PechaKucha.

(Weekend Workshop)

We take a small group of motivated aspiring speakers and get you ready to face your Speaker Journey head on with confidence. Day one includes a joyous personal and interactive experience to help you craft your keynote message. On day two, you’ll let go of any self-limiting beliefs and fears to take over the stage like never before. You’ll receive professional coaching and walk away with a 15-minute promotional video.


Once your nail down your ideal presentation, it’s time to figure out how to gain exposure for your personal and professional success. With the right visibility, you’ll be seen and heard to generate unlimited speaking opportunities. Together, we’ll find platforms across the world for you to leave an everlasting impression your audiences will never forget!


Advanced Presentation Skills Coaching Session (90 Minute, One-on-One)

Advanced Story Architecture Coaching Session (90 Minute One-on-One)

Interactive Small Group Workshop (Full Day)

On Stage Experience (Full Day)

Three Camera Personal Promotional Video Shoot 

Optional Personal Speaking Website

‘How to Get Paid to Speak’ Webinar & Coaching Session

PLUS – Access into The Speaker Adventure Academy Online Portal


The Journey to Professional Speaking Success

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Identifying Your Story & Authentic Voice

We lead you through an inner-self exploration, followed by small group support exercises. Our goal is to help you dig deep into your unique genius and ideal presentation through a transformative process. By the end of the day, you’ll craft your keynote into a clear, authentic, powerful message your audience will never forget.


Learning How to Dominate on Stage

Learning the art of stage presence isn’t as hard as you may think! The secret? JUST BE YOURSELF. Now that you have articulated your message, the stage is your time to shine. We’ll help you break down your fears and present in a way that keeps your audience on the edge of their seat.


Building Your Speaking Business

Building your Speaker Business is the last mountain to climb, and perhaps the longest – but the view from the top is breathtaking. We’ll shoot your 15-minute promo video, design marketing materials, and put together your personal website. Are you ready to be SEEN and HEARD? Let’s do it together.


Attendees Sharing Insights About Their Speaker Workshop Weekend


Sharing Insights, Stories and Service for a Brighter, More Compassionate Global Future

Brian Smith

Brian Smith

UGG Founder
Forbes ‘Top 10 Speaker’

Fantastic! Your speech coaching proved invaluable beyond words! On stage practice jumped my presentation to another level. I’ll be working with you for the foreseeable future. Thanks a million!

Jeremy Poicenot

Jeremy Poicenot

World Blind Golf Champion
Inspirational Speaker

Working with you is a priceless experience that continues to take my career to new levels. My head and heart have come together to make me a more effective speaker than ever. I cannot recommend The Speaker Adventure highly enough!


Dydine Umunyana

Dydine Umunyana

Rwandan Genocide Survivor
CEO Umbrella Cinema Promoters

Forget everything you think you know about speaking… this experience is absolute magic! You will learn how to access your personal genius and create a powerful presence and a truly inspirational presentation. Amazingly valuable!


Diana Lofgren

Diane Lofgren

Senior Vice President Marketing
Sharp Healthcare

Intimate setting with personalized coaching allows participants to learn skills and unleash their story in the most compelling way possible. What a fun and enlightening experience!

Jason Freeman

Jason Freeman

Keynote Speaker and Bravery Coach
‘Heroic Yes!’ Productions

My heart is so full… I’m a huge step closer to the dream of speaking on a TEDx stage. When we gave our talks for the camera on Sunday, we blew each other away. Our talks had all progressed light years in twenty-four hours. Incredible!

Alicia Wallace

Alicia Wallace

Chief Operations Officer
All Across Africa

I was able to dream big, try out new techniques and observe classmates grow tremendously. You come out of the class excited, passionate and refreshed. If you want to take your speaking to the next level, this is the right spot for you.


We’re Here to Guide You on Your Journey

Dr. Jeff Salz

Dr. Jeff Salz

Professional Speaker Coach

Dr. Jeff Salz is a 30-year veteran of expedition leadership and global exploration turned National Hall of Fame Speaker. His passion is now helping aspiring and successful speakers express their Hero Journey stories with everlasting confidence on and off the stage.

Mark Lovett

Mark Lovett

Professional Speaker Coach

Mark Lovett has been the Organizer and Chief Architect for TEDxSanDiego since 2014. In addition to selecting speakers for the TEDx stage, he’s attended 50+ TED/TEDx events and watched over 1,000 speakers give their talks. With his guidance, you’ll be sure to find and share your idea worth spreading.

Patrick Combs

Patrick Combs

Professional Theatre Coach

Patrick Combs, Hall of Fame inspirational speaker, has spoken for over 1,500 organizations and he’s been a comedic entertainer on over 400 stages around the world. Together you’ll find your unique stage presence while sharing your message with confidence every time you step onto a stage.

Karissa Hannum

Karissa Hannum

Executive Director

Karissa Hannum, Co-founder of The Speaker Adventure is a serial entrepreneur. She has worked with many purposeful individuals, start up businesses and nonprofit organizations. Together, you’ll find the importance of conveying your message in a clear, concise, and impactful way to help you reach your personal and professional goals.

Patricia Stitson

Shawn Ellis

Speaker Business Strategist

Shawn Ellis, founder of The Speakers Group, has booked over 800 paid engagements for speakers. Thousands of speakers have looked to Shawn for insightful marketing advice and business strategy. His expertise will help you reach more people, and make more money, too!


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Speaker Adventure Journey

Here’s What’s Included:

Advanced Presentation Skills Coaching Session (90 Minute, One-on-One)

Advanced Story Architecture Coaching Session (90 Minute, One-on-One)

Interactive Small Group Workshop (Full Day)

On-Stage Presentation Experience (Full Day)

Three Camera Personal Promotional Video Shoot (Shot/Edited)

Optional Personal Speaking Website

‘How to Get Paid to Speak’ Webinar & Coaching Session

*PLUS –  Lifetime access into The Speaker Adventure Academy Online Portal

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tuition & availability! 

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