Birmingham Keynote Speaker

Top motivational keynote speaker in Birmingham, UK, Duncan Stevens is the founder and CEO of the Influence Association and best-selling author of Effective Influence – the go-to book for industry professionals wanting to learn more about influence and persuasion. He is an in-demand and inspiring keynote speaker who combines highly engaging, motivating and fascinating content to deliver inspiring keynote speeches and masterclasses. Through these, Duncan helps businesses, teams and executives become more persuasive and more effective and readjust to global changes through what they say and how they act. In his own life, Duncan uses his skills personally and is both a successful entrepreneur and a critically acclaimed ‘mentalist’.

With this in mind, Duncan is considered one of the world’s premier authorities on influence, leadership, effectiveness and adapting to change.

Duncan’s work, whether it’s through leadership coaching, sales training, or keynote speaking takes teams and individuals from pretty good to great or from outstanding to market-leading through difficult economic times.

Prior to speaking, Duncan served as an officer in the British Royal Navy, was a business coach and trainer as well as a senior executive for some internationally recognised businesses. With over 10 years of experience, Duncan is an easy-to-work-with speaker and has presented at corporate events and events globally and all over Birmingham and internationally from New Orleans to New York and from Nicosia to Nur Sultan Duncan speaks all over the world and you can learn more about him here.

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Some of Duncan's Global and Birmingham Clients Include:

Global Companies Duncan Has Worked With

“Duncan represented our company for our annual conference here in Birmingham and his performance/keynote was superb. It was extremely engaging and entertaining and punctuated with some fantastic live demonstrations of influence and persuasion and case studies tailored to our organisation. After a difficult few years, Duncan was just what we needed!”


Conference Centres and Event Venues in Birmingham

Birmingham Conference & Events Centre, Hill St, Birmingham B5 4EW

The International Convention Centre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA

The H Suite Conference Center, 100 Icknield Port Rd, Birmingham B16 0AA

The Vox – Conference Centre, Resorts World, Birmingham B40 1PU

Crowne Plaza Birmingham, Central Square, Holliday St, Birmingham B1 1HH

Hotel Indigo Birmingham, The Cube, Wharfside St, Birmingham B1 1RS

General Information About The City:

Located in the midlands of England, this city has the second-largest metropolitan area in the country with almost 4 million residents. Historically a market town dating back to medieval times, the city today has grown into a centre of business and commerce which is a significant services sector — as there are a large number of higher education institutes and universities here too. And beyond the science and technology research with this organisation support, there is also a health arts and culinary scene spurred on by a local and organic farm-to-table community.

Birmingham as a Conference and Events City:

As a leading industrial commerce area the city of Birmingham attracts various solutions-focused conventions for your conference delegates to consider while planning their trip here; from the Farm Business Innovation Show where they can discover sustainability advances in the sector to the England Solar & Storage Live for the latest renewable tech, and even the Smart Industry Expo Birmingham which highlights companies that offer professional manufacturing equipment. Plus you can plug into the local culinary world at the BBC Good Food Show and Birmingham Leisure Food & Beverage Expo — or if you’d prefer to see what’s on offer in the world of home decor and improvement then the Birmingham Furniture Show and England National Homebuilding & Renovating Show are both for you.

Places To Eat in Birmingham as a Conference Attendee:

There are loads of quality eateries for your conference delegates to discover while in Birmingham, however, one of the best is Purnells at 55 Cornwall St, where you can get innovative modern local dishes served in a stylish dining room (+44 121 212 9799); or if you’d prefer an elegant evening out then Adam’s Restaurant at New Oxford House, 16 Waterloo St, offers high-end contemporary plates and a relaxed vibe (+44 121 643 3745); and those looking for stylish global fusion dishes can head to Restaurant Folium at 8 Caroline St, for a delicious light lunch (+44 121 638 0100) otherwise you can always make a reservation for Lasan Indian Restaurant & Cocktail Bar at 4 Dakota Buildings, to enjoy a sleek lounge vibe and creative nu-Indian food (+44 121 212 3664); plus there is About 8 at 8 Centenary Square, where you can have fun and cosy night out and enjoy their experimental seafood dishes (+44 75390 64051).

Birmingham Sights and Attractions for Conference Delegates:

Besides all the cultural heritage attracts that your delegate can discover, including the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery — you can also take in various live musical and other performances at venues such as he Birmingham Hippodrome, the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, or even at The Alexandra Theatre. Plus there are loads of annual events to go with their thriving nightlife culture, such as the Caribbean-style Birmingham International Carnival, the Birmingham Pride parade in the Hurst Street Gay Village, as well as the ArtsFest which happens every September.