Edinburgh Keynote Speaker

Inspiring British speaker, Duncan Stevens can be booked as a motivational speaker in Dusseldorf. As a keynote speaker, he assists many of the world’s most recognisable businesses, teams and business leaders become more persuasive and more effective and adapt to change through what they say and how they behave.

Stevens is the founder and CEO of the Influence Association and author of the chart-topping book Effective Influence. He is a highly successful entrepreneur, critically acclaimed ‘mentalist’ and is considered as one of the world’s leading authorities on influence, persuasion, effectiveness and adapting to industry changes.
Duncan’s entertaining, engaging and visual keynotes motivate attendees to adopt different perspectives.

With over a decade of expertise, Duncan has established himself as an in-demand and in-demand and easy-to-work-with keynote speaker due to his content-rich, highly engaging, inspiring and entertaining keynote speeches and masterclasses. His collaboration with teams and leaders, whether it’s through leadership training, sales training, or speaking takes teams and individuals from pretty good to excellent or from outstanding to market-leading through difficult times. Before Duncan becoming a keynote speaker, he secured an Honours degree in Business Management, served as an officer in the UK’s Royal Navy, was a business coach and mentor as well as a senior manager for some internationally recognised companies. Duncan is globally acknowledged as the premier authority on persuasion and high performance. All of his keynote presentations are relevant, tailored to each conference, memorable and inspiring.

Duncan has presented at conferences and sales kick-offs internationally and all throughout Edinburgh and Scotland. You can learn more about Duncan on his about page.

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“If you are looking for a fantastic keynote speaker in Edinburgh to light up your event to communicate a message, deliver some great content in an engaging and entertaining way then I would absolutely encourage you to look into hiring Duncan. He is warm, approachable and friendly and this is conveyed in his keynote too.”


Conference Centres and Event Venues in Edinburgh

John McIntyre Conference Centre, 18 Holyrood Park Rd, Edinburgh EH16 5AY

Edinburgh Conference Centre, Heriot-Watt University Riccarton EH14 4AS

International Conference Centre, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE

Norton Park Conference Centre, 57 Albion Rd, Edinburgh EH7 5QY

COSLA Conference Centre, 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh EH12 5BH

Royal College of Physicians, 11 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ

General Information About The City:

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland is only the second most populous in the country, although it has long been a centre of medical education, as well as more recently a hub in the sciences and engineering industries. And even though the city’s historical and cultural attractions make its economy primarily one of tourism, it is also one of the largest financial markets in the region. They have also their heritage town centres, consisting of one built in the Georgina age and another during the reformation age, being declared as a World Heritage site – adding even more to their already fascinating cultural history, which draws an estimated 4 million visitors to the metropolis annually.

Edinburgh as a Conference and Events City:

There are plenty of conventions for your conference delegates to attend while in the city; including a variety of cultural events such as the Edinburgh Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair, the Edinburgh Art Fair and even the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Although if you’d prefer to connect with the local agriculture and food services industry then you can head to the Edinburgh Farmers Market, the Edinburgh Festival of Wine, Edinburgh Vegan Festival or the Foodies Festival Edinburgh. Plus you can plug into their digital technology sector at the Annual Digital Transformation Summit which is also known as the DT Conference, and at the Edinburgh International Science Festival if your delegates are more into the educational and research side of things.

Places To Eat in Edinburgh as a Conference Attendee:

Being an international city of arts and culture Edinburgh has plenty of high quality eateries for you to enjoy; however one of the best is Restaurant Martin Wishart at 54 Shore, Leith, where you can get seasonal local dishes which an imaginative French touch (+44 131 553 3557); or if you’d prefer to have an elegant light lunch then the Wedgwood The Restaurant at 267 Canongate, Royal Mile, has a chic modern vibe and Asian fusion dishes (+44 131 558 8737); and those looking for an authentic modern take on Scottish cuisine can head to Purslane Restaurant at 33A St Stephen St, where you can have a cozy candlelit dinner (+44 131 226 3500); otherwise you can always make a reservation for The Pompadour at Princes St, where they serve high-end contemporary plate with view of the local castle (+44 131 222 8857); plus there is The Kitchin at 78, Commercial Quay, that’s situated in stylishly repurposed old whisky warehouse and has a menu full of creatively global fare that is wholesome yet still chic (+44 131 555 1755).

Edinburgh Sights and Attractions for Conference Delegates:

With such a long history there are loads of cultural heritage sites for your conference delegates to see while here; most specifically the Edinburgh Castle, along with the Old and New Town centres of course. They even have a bunch of arts festivals for you to check out during summer from the Fringe – which is the world’s largest, to their pride and joy the Edinburgh International Festival. You can also take in a variety of live music performances while in town, at numerous world-class venues, from the contemporary Traverse Theatre to the classical Usher Hall, along with dozens of others, so it’s advised that you check local listings for schedules when you arrive to see what’s on offer here.