by Calvin Dorsey Speaker’s Bureau Chair

You won’t want to miss this exciting event!  Mark your calendars, Saturday, November 21st, 10 am – 11:30 am.  Presented by District 25’s Speakers Bureau.

Most presenters take the stage, but very few COMMAND the stage. What are the skills and techniques that exceptional professionals use to command the stage? Our presenter today, Mark Brown, CSP, WCPS, has been using those techniques to command stages on 5 continents, for more than 25 years. He will share some of the common mistakes most presenters make, as well as essential ‘must-haves’ for being unforgettable on the platform. Attend this intensive, deep-dive session to learn his secrets, and to see them in action with live coaching for brave volunteers from the audience!


Attendees will receive LIVE COACHING and learn:

  • How movement can HURT or HELP your speech
  • How to transform a speech into an experience
  • How to master the platform for maximum impact

Video of Mark Brown’s 1995 award-winning speech

Our Presenter Mark Brown:

Mark Brown is a Certified Speaking Professional who helps people overcome their fears to reach their maximum potential and achieve ever-increasing levels of excellence.

Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Mark immigrated to the United States at 18 with only $40 in his pocket and a dream for a better life. 15 years later he won the 1995  World Championship of Public Speaking and has since delivered more than  3,500  presentations to more than  1.7 million people, on 5 continents.

Mark has been featured in the New York Times and on CNN Headline News, and even had his own Emmy-Nominated PBS  Special,  ‘Words Count – with Mark Brown’.

A frequent presenter at National Speakers Association meetings, and keynote speaker at Toastmasters International Conferences around the world, Mark has shared his insights across a wide variety of industries including finance, education, hospitality, transportation, marketing, and technology.

He is the co-author of the book The Speakers Edge and co-host of the weekly Unforgettable Presentations Podcast.

He lives in Lizella, GA, USA, with Andrea, his wife of more than  35 years.

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