Business Speakers: Inspiring Strategy, Management and Corporate Success
Sir Bob Geldof
Legendary Musician, Entrepreneur and Political Activist
Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE
Financier, Campaigner & Author
Businessman & Conservationist - Chairman of the Aspinall Foundation
Co-founder of Social Chain, Fearless Adventures & Academy, Mental Health and Sobriety Advocate
Dylan Jones OBE
Journalist, Author, Former Editor-in-chief of GQ Magazine
Co-Founder & CEO at Butterfly 3ffect AND Chief Community Officer at Ioconic
Entrepreneurial Businesswoman, Supermodel & Actress
Founder of Hair ByErim & Sikh Influencer
Henry Firth and Ian Theasby
The World's Biggest Plant-Based Chefs & Best-Selling Authors
Founder of the Zeitz Foundation for Intercultural Ecosphere Safety, Former CEO of PUMA
Entrepreneur & Disability Activist
Global Brand Marketing Strategist
Entrepreneur, Founder of Sassy Digital and Partner in Wine
Former Professional Footballer & Environmental Entrepreneur
Influencer, Business Leader, Campaigner, Author
Founder & CEO Behind the UK Black Business Show, UK Black Business Week & Black Tech Achievement Awards
Entrepreneur and Innovator, Founder & CEO of Gener8
Award-winning Social Entrepreneur, Commentator & Strategist
Sharmadean Reid MBE
Businesswoman, Changemaker, Angel Investor, Consumer Trend Analyst, Women’s Empowerment Campaigner
The primary goal of any business is to generate profits, which are then used to support the growth and development of the organization and reward stakeholders. More significantly, businesses drive economic growth, create jobs on a local, national and international scale and promote wealth distribution between various economies.
Business speakers tap into a long history of commercial insight and their own personal experiences to inspire individuals as they develop key business skills, foster effective management practices and work towards commercial success. These speakers come from a wide and diverse range of backgrounds, including executive leadership, finance, marketing, operations and logistics, amongst others, and share invaluable knowledge and practical strategies to encourage thriving organizations, ethical operations and inclusivity throughout.
What are Business Speakers?
Business speakers sourced through Kruger Cowne are typically professionals at the top of their careers, who’ve managed to make a name for themselves as experts in the field of business and make themselves available to share their knowledge and experiences with people across the world. Depending on the event, business speakers will often focus their areas of expertise to suit the audience, but topics for these events can range from after-dinner and keynote speeches on strategy and leadership, to conferences on innovation and private events for product launches and beyond.
Business speakers deliver engaging talks and presentations that are designed to motivate, inspire and nurture change so that their audiences walk away feeling uplifted, ambitious and curious about what the world of business has to offer and how best to make use of those opportunities. They offer valuable insights and practical, real-world advice that can be applied to various aspects of commercial and personal life, helping people become more capable and confident professionals.
What kind of topics do business speakers cover?
Strategy & Business Models:
Business speakers discuss strategic planning, efficient practices and the development of viable business models. They explore the importance of long-term vision, competitive advantage and adaptability in a commercial setting.
Management & Leadership:
Speakers on management and leadership focus on the importance of developing strong communication skills, team building and best practices when it comes to decision-making and project planning.
Finance & Economics:
Business speakers here provide an insight into the world of finance, offering guidance on financial management, risk assessment, economic trends and the impacts of technology, politics and marketing on economic performance.
Marketing & Branding:
Marketing and Branding specialist speakers will address the true power of brand identity and creative marketing concepts in driving business success. They’ll share strategies and practical advice for cost-effective advertising, increasing user engagement and brand development.
Operations & Supply Chain Management:
Increasing the overall efficiency of a company often falls to the people working in supply, logistics and operations. Speakers here discuss best practices and optimisation strategies as well as offering real-world solutions to mitigate losses, reduce costs, increase productivity and encourage corporate growth.
Motivational business speakers discuss strategies and potential solutions to help businesses achieve higher levels of growth. They will explore a variety of concepts for commercial growth and provide insight into topics like market expansion, product diversification, operational scaling and effective marketing campaigns.
Business speakers here focus on emerging commercial trends and explore the notions of shifting consumer behaviours, technological advancements and the impacts of regulatory development on commerce and industry.
Business speakers on Innovation strive to inspire and nurture creativity within the organisational framework. They explore opportunities and discuss strategies for generating new ideas, developing unique products or services and staying ahead of the competition.
Business speakers focused on performance tend to explore the means and methods involved in improving individual and team productivity. They discuss the benefits of setting clear goals and expectations for both the business and its customers, providing useful feedback and support and tracking progress over time.
Speakers here tend to focus on the impacts of disruptive technologies and business models on the landscape of industry, like the rise of the sharing economy or the effects that articifical intelligence have had on the creative space and business practices across the globe.
As technology advances, so do the skills required to best put it to use. Speakers on skill development explore the most effective ways to approach and develop new competencies, hone existing skills and explore the importance of staying up to date with data analytics and digital marketing.
Business speakers discussing new insights focus on addressing business challenges and opportunities with fresh perspectives on critical thinking and innovative approaches to problem-solving in the commercial space.
Speakers on this topic tend to focus on creating and empowering a positive and productive work environment. They discuss effective strategies for fostering diversity and inclusion, promoting work-life balance and enhancing the experience for everyone involved in that commercial setting.
Also known as Consumer Experience, business speakers here discuss the best and most effective ways deliver exceptional customer experiences, both as a sales mechanism and to improve long-term customer loyalty. They explore strategies for understanding customer preferences, developing customer-focused products or services and creating a culture within the organisation that aims to put the customers’ interests first.
Why Are Business Speakers a Great Choice for Keynote, After Dinner & Corporate Events?
Kruger Cowne’s business speakers are typically incredibly successful people in the world of business and industry, having propelled themselves to the tops of their respective careers through a drive for success and the self-confidence to carry them through the wide and diverse range of challenges that lay before them. Their determination to push through and find the solutions to their problems while consistently delivering on their corporate goals and objectives makes their expertise and insight some of the most valuable content available. Their knowledge and the guidance they provide comes from first-hand experience as they struggled to make a success for themselves and, in so doing, improved the lives of thousands of other people along the way. Hiring a business speaker for any commercial or private event in the UK is sure to inspire, motivate and accelerate your audience to the next levels in their commercial lives.
How Do I Find the Perfect Business Speaker For My Upcoming UK Event?
To find the ideal Business speaker for your next event, you’ll need to consider your audience, think about what you want the event to achieve and then decide on your budget. Once you have those ideas in place, reach out to Kruger Cowne and we’ll work with you to explore your best options.
We’ve listed some fantastic Innovation speakers above, but if you’re looking for someone specific or you don’t know where to start, we’re here to help.
We’re available 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday and ready to answer any questions you have by phone, email or social DMs.
Why use Kruger Cowne, and why are we different?
Based in the UK, Kruger Cowne have been providing world-class speakers to brands, businesses, conferences and private venues across the world for over 25 years. We’re dedicated to delivering an exceptional experience and pride ourselves on our commitment to connecting our clients with the perfect speaker for their corporate or private events. Along with that experience, Kruger Cowne clients also benefit from:
An Extensive Roster:
We have access to a wide range of Business speakers from various backgrounds and all walks of life, from A-list celebrities and politicians, to professors, influencers and everyone in between. We’ll find the perfect match for your event and offer speakers that meet your objectives and exceed audience expectations.
We prioritize understanding our clients’ unique goals and preferences to ensure the best possible speakers for their events. Our experienced team works closely with clients through the booking process, providing tailored recommendations and support to guarantee a seamless experience throughout the journey from enquiry to delivery.
As an accredited member of the International Association of Speaker Bureaus, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards in quality and professionalism. Our speakers are carefully vetted for their expertise, presentation skills and their ability to engage and inspire their audiences. This ensures that our clients and their guests receive not only knowledgeable speakers, but also captivating and impactful presentations to suit.
With a network of speakers from around the world, we cater to clients across a multitude of industries and almost all geographical locations. This international scope allows us to accommodate cultural sensitivities and diverse perspectives, enhancing the relevance and resonance of the messages that our speakers discuss.
Twenty-five years’ experience in the speaking industry has earned us a reputation for reliability, professionalism and excellence. Our clients can trust us to consistently deliver memorable speakers that inspire, educate and empower their audiences.
How much does a Business Speaker cost, and how do I book one?
The cost to have a guest speaker on business appear at your event will vary depending on a number of factors, such as the speaker’s experience, the topic in question, the event’s duration, the location, the format of the event and the means of travel. For the most accurate quotes and the easiest way to book a speaker, contact our team and we’ll help you find someone to perfectly match your event requirements.