Oh Come O Come To Emmanuel!

4 December 2019

Seven reasons to join us for the 20th Speechwriters’ & Business Communicators’ conference

1) Meet your peers

On February 13, 2008, I arrived at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC for my first speechwriters’ conference.

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Five hard lessons I’ve learnt from running my own speechwriting business

28 August 2019

1) What exactly does a speechwriter do? 

The basic principles of speechwriting are simple and obvious.

There’s a story about famous basketball coach John Wooden – a figure who is lauded by managers like Alex Ferguson.

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The Paris Speechwriting Conference 2019

12 July 2019

French political rhetoric is supposedly intellectual, grandiose and ‘revolutionary’, while British political rhetoric is pragmatic, prosaic and dry.

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Now You’re Talking by Trevor Cox

8 February 2019

Speechwriters write speech. Yet few of us, I’d guess, give much thought to the instrument that brings our words alive: the speaker’s voice.

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Speechwriting, the ‘Obama’ way, at Queen’s College, Oxford

13 December 2018

Speechwriting, the ‘Obama’, way will be the theme of the 18th Speechwriters’ & Business Communicators’ conference taking place at Queen’s College, Oxford from 3-5 April, 2019.

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A Conférence des Plumes: the most successful Anglo-French collaboration since Concorde?

20 November 2018

Could it become the most successful Anglo-French collaboration since Concorde? Brian Jenner discusses the launch of a network of French speechwriters.

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Queen’s College Conference 2019

24 May 2018

2019 will be the 10th anniversary of the UK Speechwriters’ Guild, which was founded in 2009.

Our spring conference will take place from 3-5 April 2018. Pre-conference training will take place on 3 April.

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UK Speechwriters’ Guild Privacy Statement

24 May 2018

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Visit to Helsinki

14 March 2018

On 6 March 2018, a UK Speechwriters’ Guild delegation arrived in Helsinki in Finland to investigate the possibilities of organising an autumn conference for the European Speechwriter Network.

The House of the Estates

Like many European countries, there are plenty of Finns writing speeches in Government and commerce, it’s just they don’t call themselves speechwriters.

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Three European Prime Ministers and a US President will not be speaking – but their speechwriters will

8 January 2018

The 16th conference of the European Speechwriter Network (including the UK Speechwriters’ Guild) will take place at King’s College, Cambridge from 11-13 April 2018.

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