Top 10 Sales Speakers & Their Market-Leading Brands
In the world of business, sales are everything. From keeping the company afloat to broadening the network of prospective clients, a company’s sales team are the backbone of their success. Due to this, it is within a business owner’s best interest to strengthen their sales departments capabilities, with a dedicated, professional sales speaker.
These resident experts have dedicated their lives to comprehensively understanding profits and productivity. Having founded and grown their own brands, sales specialists boast firsthand industry knowledge of retail, technology, hospitality, and more. Champions Speakers host a broad range of the best sales speakers, ensuring that there is a pioneer of profits for every event.
Chairman or Warburton
From a humble family bakery to one of the most successful bread businesses in the world, Jonathan Warburton is the Chairman of the iconic Warburton brand. Originally joining his family business as part of their Sales team, he was later promoted to National Account Manager and Sales Director, setting up a successful Marketing team. With such a distinct understanding of sales at an international level, Jonathan is a leading authority on growing a sales team for supermarket success.
Previous testimonials of Jonathan’s include:
“Jonathan was a delight to work with and we were grateful that he was able to attend this year’s show. He also took time to answer some questions from the floor, plus speak briefly to visitors 1-2-1 after his keynote and have a couple of pictures taken.” – PPMA
Richard Reed CBE
Co-Founder of Innocent Smoothies
Richard Reed CBE, in partnership with his university friends, founded Innocent Smoothies in 1998. After setting up a consumer survey at a local music festival, the trio received resounding praise for their fresh and fruity smoothies, later leading to a turnover of hundreds of millions. Since selling their stakes to Coca Cola, Richard co-founded JamJar Investments, presented Be Your Own Boss, and built his career as a keynote sales speaker. He now teaches corporate teams how to build a positive reputation with their consumers, and close that all-important sale.
When booked for events, Richard’s speaking topics include:
The Innocent Story
Environment, Social & Governance
Corporate Social Responsibility
Creativity & Innovation
Baroness Martha Lane-Fox
Co-Founder of LastMinute Holidays
Named as one of the 100 Most Powerful Women in the United Kingdom in 2013 and 100 Most Influential British Entrepreneurs in 2015, Baroness Martha Lane-Fox is a leading businesswoman. She is the mastermind behind lastminute.com, an online-based travel and gift brand that earned extensive consumer interest in the early 2000s. Later purchased in 2005, Martha is credited for the company’s soaring sales and nationwide reputation, the secrets of which she shares with audiences as a motivational sales speaker. Martha engages with audiences, to instil her leading knowledge of branding and profitability.
Previous testimonials of Martha’s include:
"Martha was really impressive and a number of our board approached her afterwards for a further conversation and to thank her. Our Chairman felt it was one of the best conversations we had ever hosted at our board dinners." - Mastercard
Founder of Reggae Reggae Sauce
Since securing investment on Dragon’s Den, Levi Roots has built a condiment empire with his outstanding Reggae Reggae Sauce. Starting his life in Jamaica, he later travelled to the UK to turn his business dreams into a reality, and honour his Caribbean culture. As a sales speaker, Levi can discuss the importance of diversifying your offerings to keep consumers interested, while also staying true to your roots to maintain emotional investment. Having since released his own cookery books, his products continue to dominate the supermarket shelves.
How many of Levi’s extensive product range have you tried?
Reggae Reggae Condiments
Levi Roots Soft Drinks
Reggae Reggae Cooking Sauces
Levi Roots Desserts
Reggae Reggae Ready Meals
Levi Roots Crisps
Wilfred Emmanuel-Jokes MBE
Owner of Higher West Kitcham Farm
An expert on building a successful brand, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones MBE is fondly known as The Black Farmer, a testament to his market-leading products. Since founding his brand in 2007, he has since produced award-winning food, published Jeopardy: The Danger of Playing it Safe on the Path to Success and starred in Young Black Farmer on Channel 4. Wilfred also founded The Black Farmer Scholarship, a successful initiative that encouraged young people to embrace agriculture. As a business speaker, he promotes the potential for positive change in the hands of business owners.
Previous testimonials of Wilfred’s include:
"Thank you for making our awards evening such a success. A significant number of individuals commented to me that they found your talk to be both interesting and inspirational. To have positive comments from such a diverse audience is an indication of how your presence enhanced the event for all who were present.” - Havering College
Jo Malone CBE
Founder of Jo Malone Fragrances
Yes, she is that Jo Malone. Leading entrepreneur and sales expert, Jo Malone CBE has proved that humble beginnings can lead to extraordinary success with hard work and perseverance. Despite struggling academically, Jo built a market-leading luxury fragrance brand under her name, with scent’s relating to her memories flying off the shelf. Now, Jo teaches audiences the secrets of sales, including how a little personal touch can go a long way. From branding to profitability, she is the ideal addition to conferences of all sizes.
Previous testimonials of Jo’s include:
"Touching, realistic and full of determination – good insights from an entrepreneur at a late stage.” - News International
Co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
Aside from their market-leading ice cream, Ben & Jerry’s respectable business practices set them apart on the shelf. Co-founded by Ben Cohen, and his business partner Jerry Greenfield, the pair opened their homemade ice cream brand in 1977, which later became one of the most popular frozen dessert products in the world. Vocal supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement and environmental causes, Ben’s speeches propose the impact of social movements on sales, as a business’ stance directly influences consumer habits.
Previous testimonials of Ben’s include:
"Ben is one of the kindest, most engaging, and inspirational guests we have had on this campus. As students, we are often preoccupied with grades and goals for the academic year. Your talk reminded many of us that while succeeding is important, there are many other ways to leave an impact on this planet." - CU Boulder Cultural Events Board
Managing Director of StairSteady
Winner of the 2006 Young Engineer for Britain, Ruth Amos is the mastermind behind StairSteady Ltd. During her GCSE studies, she came up with the award-winning idea of a stair support product for older consumers and those with disabilities, undergoing chemotherapy or stroke survivors. With her innate eye for sales, Ruth has built the prototype into the widely used product that it is today. Countless testimonials describe StairSteady as a “great help” and making a “huge difference”, a testament to Ruth’s understanding of sales.
Previous testimonials of Ruth’s include:
“Ruth is a genuine inspiration, her performance was professional, warm and very specifically appropriate. Ruth connected her talk very well to the event, was highly personable and her style of delivery perfectly suited the occasion. Staff and students were very impressed both with Ruth’s story and her demeanour. A highly impactful presentation.” - Bournemouth & Poole College
Managing Director of Core Group Marketing
Author of The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone, Fredrik Eklund is a leading luxury broker operating in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. He is a social media sensation, having built an empire of glossy images and dreamy mansions, reflecting Fredrik’s varied understanding of sales. His fame and popularity only add to his success, as celebrities from far and wide trust Fredrik’s sales expertise. When booked for events, he proposes the value of social media for generating revenue and teaches them the “gift of the gab”.
When booked for events, Fredrik’s speaking topics include:
Everyone is in Sales
Property & Real Estate
Holly Tucker MBE
Co-Founder of Not on the High Street
Since exhibiting a passion for entrepreneurship as a young student, Holly Tucker MBE launched notonthehighstreet.com in 2006. She was inspired by the potential of small business, from running the Your Chiswick Christmas Fair, so founded a company that would give creators an online marketplace to showcase their products. With thousands of small business owners, and even more products, now calling the website home, her success is a testament to Holly’s knowledge of sales. Now booked for events, Holly teaches entrepreneurs how to fill a gap in the market and generate significant sales.
Previous testimonials of Holly’s include:
"Holly was fantastic! Our clients loved her; she really did end our event with a bang! We actually gave our guests feedback cards to complete on the day and Holly’s name was mentioned a few times as their highlight from the day." - RedEye
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