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National Speakers NSW / ACT Thursday 21 August / Publicity and Media Expert Advice / Lessons from a Successful Professional Speaker

At a glance …

5.15 pm: Registration opens

5.20 pm: Pre-session
5.45 pm – 6.30 pm: Buffet dinner
6.35 pm – 8.45 pm: Main event 
8.45 pm – Kick on at downstairs bar


We suggest after 5pm at
enter via York Street.

Location: The Grace Hotel

Level 1
77 York St, Sydney

(Corner of York and King streets)

How to book


National Speakers members:
Earlybird: $65 (til 5pm Monday 14 July)

Day of event: $85

Earlybird: $75 (til 5pm Monday 14 July)

Day of event: $95

Online bookings preferred.
(NSAA Office open only 3 days per week).

Register for autobooking now . . .
$60 – prebooked

  • save time and up to $60 per year
  • can skip any meeting with 3 days notice.

Speaker 1 : Katrina Fox – Publicity and Media Expert Advice

Katrina FoxHow to position yourself as the “go to” expert using free publicity and the media

Be seen as the “Go To” expert!
This session is a must for any speaker looking to grow their practice and wanting to be able to command higher speaking fees by having the right people seek YOU out!

About  Katrina…
A journalist since 1977, Katrina proudly helps rebels with a cause to make a positive difference by sharing their stories in the media.
With an amazing amount of professional experience Katrina is the Founder of The Scavenger, an online alternative media magazine for social change makers, the associate editor of a digital magazine for senior executives and the author / editor of six books.

As a passionate media coach and trainer she teaches people (and will teach us) how to get positive AND profitable media coverage!

 Speaker 2 : Iven Frangi CSP – Lessons from a Professional Speaker

Iven FrangiIf only someone had told me – AND I’d listened! – Lessons learned from a highly successful speaking career.

Lessons learned from a highly successful speaking career.

Iven’s topic is ALL about helping you to take your speaking career to the next level and beyond. No “theory” here, This session is full of practical lessons and ideas you can implement immediately.YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS.

About Iven Frangi CSP

Iven Frangi CSP is a past Board member of NSAA and 23 year veteran of the professional speaking business.

With a fascination for people and how they do business Iven’s client list reads like a “who’s who” of Australian business!

To put it simply, what Iven doesn’t know about how to make it as a highly paid and successful professional speaker is not worth knowing. The good news is that he is willingly sharing this with members and guests!

Pre-Session with Phil Preston

Phil PrestonYour Time to Present and go to that next Level!

Bring along a presentation and present in front of professional speakers who can take you up to the next level.

Having feedback from people who are out there and presenting can be really valuable. Great experience.

Make sure you register with Phil Preston if you are interested in presenting.
Come along to this pre-session and support the presenters. Give your feedback and guidance.

Your MC for August is ……………………

KarenKaren Armstrong

Our MC for tonight is Karen Armstrong – the Director and Principal Instructor of Safety Strategies. Karen is a Workplace Violence Prevention Specialist. She has taught personal protection skills to over 30,000 people, earning an international reputation as an expert in violence prevention.

With Karen’s extensive training and presenting experience – you are in safe hands with our fabulous MC for August.


  • Saturday 16 August – Lour Heckler Workshop
  • Wednesday 20 August – CSP Program  Lou Heckler – Melbourne 
  • Thursday 18 September – Chapter event in Sydney
  • Thursday 16 October- Chapter event in Sydney
  • Thursday 21 November – Chapter event in Sydney

Special offer for NSAA members

Michelle BowdenMichelle Bowden CSP has offered a free subscription to her ‘How to Present’ magazine. This is a quality production, full of practical tips and insightful articles into the lives of platform professionals. You can sign up for your copy at

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