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Speaker bookings

 

Simon Davies giving a ‘Tech Talk’ at Google, Mountainview CA, 2010

Simon is in constant demand as a media commentator and speaker, delivering dozens of lectures and conference speeches each year. With thousands of broadcast media interviews and over 3,000 speaking slots under his belt he’s comfortable in almost any speaking environment. He has addressed bodies as diverse as the United Nations Economic and Social Council and the European Parliament through to mass rallies in developing countries.

Simon tailors his charges to match the circumstances. If you’re a wealthy corporation wanting him to speak at a sumptuous dinner at the Ritz you get charged accordingly. If you’re a small professional group bunging on cheap hamburgers at the local café you’ll be charged cheap hamburger speaking rates.

To save time, here’s a handy guide to what Simon’s service may (or may not) cost you. Honestly, it’ll save us all a lot of hassle if you check the table first.

 

Event type

Approximate cost

Breakfast, dinner or lunch speeches
  • Expenses-only for non-profit orgs.
  • Expenses plus a bottle of Grange Hermitage for morally decent bodies that genuinely don’t have much of a budget
  • One quarter of the catering costs for London events
  • One quarter of the catering costs plus a bottle of Grange Hermitage for other UK locations
  • Thirty percent of the catering costs for other European locations
  • Business class travel plus thirty-five percent of the catering costs for everywhere else
  • A £10,000 donation to Privacy International plus a whole case of Grange Hermitage for me for banks and credit reporting agencies.
Conferences
  • Expenses-only for non-profit orgs.
  • The equivalent of two full registration fees for UK events
  • The equivalent of three full registration fees for other European locations
  • Business class travel plus four full registration fees for everywhere else
Lectures, briefings and seminars
  • Expenses-only for non-profit orgs and the education sector.
  • £30 a head for UK events
  • £40 a head for other European locations
  • Business class travel plus £40 a head for everywhere else
Cabaret performances and drag acts
  • Free. I do those voluntarily after drinking all the Grange Hermitage

 

 

 

As a veteran speaker with more than 3,000 engagements under his belt, Simon is comfortable in just about any speaking environment.

August 1, 2012