- Research and build a list of conferences being held around the country so that I can explore speaking opps on their behalf. Have your admin or virtual assistant do the same! Half the battle seems to be knowing what`s out there.
- Search event sites like http://www.thetradeshowcalendar.com, to target your speaking opportunities submissions, contacts and deadlines monthly.
- Create demand. Writing blogs, books, articles etc… Keep your name out there.
David Watters, a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Trinity College of Music, London and the Institute of Education, University of London, has worked internationally within education and Educational Management for more than 20 years.
David is a writer and speaker on social equality issues, is a key player in the Equal Love Campaign UK
and author of the forthcoming book, NEVER BLEND IN
which features key voices from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and which aims to inspire and encourage those who may lack self-esteem or who question their validity.
David is currently promoting a youtube campaign“Give ’em Hope”
and is asking individuals, couples and groups to make and share videos telling about the benefits of living with personal authenticity.
He has shared a platform with Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell and is a supporter of 17-24-30, The Trevor Project, Schools Out, The Terrence Higgins Trust
, The Albert Kennedy Trust and The Harvey Milk Foundation.
His background in arts and education, combined with a solid understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, and his passion for Equality Advocacy drive every aspect of his work as a personal development facilitator, motivational speaker and writer.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY, CULTURAL CHANGE – MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER