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What Are International Speakers Retreats?
The International Speakers Retreats are all about growing and monetizing your speaker business.  This retreat is about helping you achieve REAL RESULTS and having fun in the process.
Speech Development
Uncover your signature speech and then craft it into a powerful keynote presentation.
Speaker Positioning
Discover what meeting planners are looking for and how to position yourself to stand out.
Spend three days getting inspiration and ideas from our coaches and other professional speakers from around the world.
Stage Skills
You'll learn how to own the stage and the skills used by the great speakers.
How To Get Booked As A Speaker
With a combined 3,000 stages booked in over 60 countries you'll learn how to get booked. 
Speech Coaching
Our coaches will give you live feedback on your speech structure, story, voice, physicality and presentation skills.

Attending an International Speakers Retreat is your opportunity to learn how to launch, grow and monetize your message as a speaker. Whether you’ve been speaking professionally for years, or you are just starting in your speaking career, you'll be able to immerse yourself in the craft, art and business of professional speaking. 

Over three days and nights you'll learn directly from three of the world's most experienced experts on keynote speaking, speaker marketing and vocal and stage skills;
 Fredrik Haren, James Taylor and Alison Burns.

From discovering and crafting your signature speech to improving your voice and getting booked as a highly-paid speaker, Fredrik, James and Alison will give you the strategies, tactics and techniques to take your speaking to the next level. The retreat is designed to gather speakers from around the globe with a common goal - to help you launch, share and monetize your message as a speaker.

At the retreat global keynote speaker Fredrik Haren will teach you how to find your inner theme as a speaker, effective ways to craft your best keynote presentation and how to develop your unique speaking style. 

Meanwhile award-winning marketer and international speaker James Taylor will train you on marketing your speaking, booking offline and online stages and developing multiple back-end revenue streams.

Finally actor, singer and vocal coach Alison Burns will run workshops to help you develop your voice, physicality and stage skills.

This is the 28th global retreat we have organized but our international speakers retreats are specifically for those who are looking to travel the world and share their message as a highly-paid keynote speaker. What could be better than a holiday where you really learn something and have a great time with like-minded speakers?

The next International Speakers Retreat will take place in Summer 2019. Details will be announced soon. 

During the day you'll learn directly with Fredrik, James and Alison and every evening you can sit back with a glass of wine and enjoy local handmade delicacies and take part in intimate, once-in-a-lifetime mastermind sessions. So get ready to taking your speaking career to the next level while making friends and having fun!

How Can I Apply To Attend The Retreat?
If you are interested in attending the next speakers retreat just apply here.
"I want to express my gratitude for the extraordinary value, time and effort that Fredrik took to mentor me.
To watch my talks, write notes and share his creative suggestions in the most authentic, helpful and professional way. Fredrik is also an inspiration of the ethics of the speaking profession and how delivering value always trumps marketing." 
Avi Liran
"I had been struggling to find my inner theme for some time. Oh sure, I have my business The Digital Conversationalist, but my inner theme is deeper than that. It’s that core ability I have, and I always believe core abilities are often the hardest thing to see in ourselves. Fredrik generously offered me his time and insights, and now, I understand my inner theme and that knowing reflects deeply in all that I do and say. It also gives me greater confidence in the message I am seeking to share. It was amazing having that time with Fredrik , watching him weave his magic."
Andrea Edwards
"I was so passionate towards being a public speaker and specifically a keynote Speaker. But I did not know how to do it. The 45 minute mentoring session I had with Fredrik opened a new dimension to my life. The questions Fredrik asked, made me think. The tasks that he gave me to improve my passion were simple, but powerful. The words of encouragement by Fredrik made me to immediately jump into action. Not just that each day, I look at the notes taken during the call, to ensure I am on the right track. Thank you so much Fredrik for motivating, inspiring me and making me take an action towards what i love."
Narendran Narasimhan
"What I have been trying to do for the last 3 years, Fredrik managed in 35 minutes. In an extremely powerful coaching session he helped me discover my message to the world. I left the session feeling electric, and super excited about the possibilities! Absolutely unbelievable - and life changing."
Theo Davis
"Ever since I first saw Fredrik speak 6 years ago, I've greatly admired him as a speaker. The feedback he gave after watching my speech were all stunningly helpful. In the two weeks following one mentoring session, I had my first standing ovation!
Rob Lilwall
Keynote Speaker and Trainer
James Taylor M.B.A. F.R.S.A. is a speaker, trainer, entrepreneur and internationally recognized thought-leader in creativity, marketing and artificial intelligence. For over 20 years, he has been teaching speakers, entrepreneurs, educators, writers and musicians how to maximize, monetize and market their creativity. As the founder of SpeakersU, C.SCHOOL™ and host of The Creative Life Podcast and TV Show, he’s taught thousands of individuals in over 120 countries through his online courses, books, videos and keynote speeches.

His corporate clients have included Apple, Yamaha, Sony, Bertelsmann and Johnson & Johnson. As an in-demand creativity expert, he has been featured in countless media outlets and was the subject of a 30 minute BBC documentary about his life and work.

Recognized as a leading authority on creativity, innovation and marketing, James is the recipient of The Modern ONTRApreneur Award, the S.D. Southern Award and also holds a Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.). He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (F.R.S.A.) whose Fellows have included Benjamin Franklin, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Bob Dylan, Adam Smith, Nelson Mandela and Professor Stephen Hawking.
SInger, Actor and Vocal Coach
Alison Burns is an award-winning singer and vocal coach who has performed and run singing workshops in the USA, Europe and Asia.

A lifelong love of music started at home, with an early education in the Great American Songbook from a father who played guitar and a mother who would carry the guitar case into his gigs! As a young girl in Dundee, an industrial city on the east coast of Scotland, the dreams were of singing and acting in Hollywood and the soundtrack was Peggy Lee, Lena Horne, and Bessie Smith among many others. 

Her debut album, Kissing Bug was received with universal acclaim and became the first album by a Scottish jazz singer to reach the Jazz Top 10. So far she has packed her bag to perform in far-flung destinations such as Tokyo, New York, Nashville, Cannes, Italy and Shanghai.

The International Association for Jazz Education has awarded her for Outstanding Service to Jazz Education and in 2013 she received the Brand Personality Award by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation, previous recipients of this award include Aretha Franklin and Steve Jobs.


All Workshops
Over 15 hours of speaker workshops with Fredrik Haren, James Taylor and Alison Burns
Amazing Food
Join speakers from around the world for wonderful meals each day and night.
Evening Mastermind Sessions
Develop your confidence and take part in once in a lifetime mastermind sessions with top speakers.
Build relationships with other speakers and explore future collaborations and referral opportunities.
Welcome Goodie Bag   
Receive a welcome goodie bag when you arrive at the retreat.         
Finale Speeches
Join Fredrik, James and Alison on stage to give your speech to a live audience (optional)
Provisional Schedule

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Speakers Arrive
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Opening Session
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Workshop I
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Welcome Dinner
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Evening Mastermind

8:00 am - 9:30 am Breakfast
9:30 am – 10:45 am Workshop II
11:00 am -12:30 pm Workshop  III
1:00 pm -  2:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm –  4:30 pm Workshop IV
​5:00 pm -  7:00 pm Workshop V 
8:00 pm -  9:30 pm Dinner
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm Evening Mastermind

8:00 am - 9:30 am Breakfast
9:30 am – 10:45 am Workshop VI
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Workshop  VII
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Workshop VIII
​5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Workshop IX 
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Dinner
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm Evening Mastermind

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When does the retreat take place?

A. The next retreat will take place in Summer 2019. Join the waitlist and we'll let you know when dates are announced.

Q. Where does the retreat take place?

A. The next retreat will take place in Europe although other retreats are planned for North America and Asia.

Q. What is the cost?

A. The cost per participant is US$3000 and US$500 for non-participating partners.

Q. Can my partner attend even though they won't participate in the classes.

A. Absolutely, non-participating partners are very welcome and the price per non-participating partner is $500. Partners may also sit in on a workshop session or two and join us during the meals.

Q. What is your cancellation policy?

A. You can receive a full refund minus any credit card fees within the first 30 days of booking. Please consider getting travel insurance to cover unexpected occurrences.

Q. What about accommodation?

A. The cost of your retreat registration does not include accommodation but when you register we will send you a list of hotel options.

Q. What about meals?

A. Your registration includes two Lunches, and three Dinners during the retreat.

Q. Who can I contact if I have other questions related to the retreat?

A. Please email hello@speakersu.com

Q. Can you accommodate those with dietary issues?

A. We are happy to cater for people with dietary requirements. Vegetarian, vegans, gluten-free and basic diet requirements are included in the price - just let us know at hello@speakersu.com

Q. Are the retreat venues suitable for those with mobility issues?

A. We are not able to accommodate anyone with severe mobility problems. Please get in touch with hello@speakersu.com to discuss your particular needs.

Q. How do I get there?

A. Full travel directions will be sent to you upon registration.

The Premier Learning Retreat Experiences
We also produces executive, music and creativity retreats for award-winning authors, performers and celebrities. Our team is focused on giving you the very best experience in which to develop your speaking.

Our other retreats take place in London, New York, Italy, England, Scotland, France and Asia. We are honored to work with Fredrik Haren for this speakers retreat. We hope you decide to join us to take your speaking business to the next level.
How Can I Apply To Attend The Retreat?
If you are interested in attending the next speakers retreat just apply here.