Amanda Stevens

Amanda Stevens

Communication Expert  |  Author  |  Speaker and Facilitator
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About Amanda

“Inspiring. Humourous. Engaging. Memorable. After wowing audiences in 14 countries for more than a decade on the speaking circuit, Amanda is widely regarded as one of the best female speakers in ...”

Inspiring. Humourous. Engaging. Memorable. After wowing audiences in 14 countries for more than a decade on the speaking circuit, Amanda is widely regarded as one of the best female speakers in Australia.

Amanda can provide a high energy, entertaining keynote or facilitate a structured, tailored workshop for a small group – or anything in between. She has presented for audiences ranging from 30 to 3,000 at all levels of business and has tailored her message for a diverse range of industries – from fitness to finance, homewares to housing, automotive to accounting, real estate to retail, cosmetics to communications, pets to politics.

Amongst Amanda’s many other achievements are Young Australian of the Year for Career Achievement, the 2000 Sydney Young Businesswoman of the Year Award and, in 2003, the prestigious Centenary Medal from for Business Innovation. Vibrant, energetic and passionate, and renowned for her comedic style, Amanda Stevens delivers serious entertainment value along with ideas that will change audiences’ thinking and motivate them into action. Her ability to connect with all kinds of audiences has made her a real conference favourite.

What people say about Amanda

Amanda was highly entertaining and our group engaged easily with what she had
to say and were left feeling motivated and inspired to change our current sales process to include many of her techniques. I would give Amanda 10 out of 10 and have been happily recommending her to my colleagues and friends since I heard her speak.

– Flight Centre Travel Group

Definitely the best presentation of our entire conference. Amanda is able
to share tailored research and strategies in a way that’s entertaining. Her energy is infectious.

– Helloworld

Amanda’s session was one of the standout highlights of the conference. She was engaging, funny and shared very relevant and current insights.

– Travelport

Amanda’s words of wisdom were a hit. Her ‘real stories’ really resonated with the audience. We loved how she kept the topic relevant yet humorous –
most enjoyable.

– Shop Kiwi

Amanda’s session was the highlight of the conference for me. Amanda is a talent and really knows how to get the crowd laughing … I’ve learnt a lot.

– Allied Petroleum

Amanda is world-class. Her keynote was the talk of the conference and everyone commented on how practical and valuable her ideas were.

– Horseland

Amanda was fantastic. She spent time to research our industry and adjust her
message to suit our audience. She attended the dinner after each presentation to network with our clients. Amanda was a delight to work with and I would (and have already) highly recommend her.

– Goldwell Australia

Amanda is fantastic. She’s able to communicate complex statistical data in a way that’s applicable, relevant and fun. She takes her audience on a journey of discovery and reunites them with their passion for business.

– Reed Exhibitions

A very captivating, engaging and motivational session on insights into customers and retail. Amanda provided thought provoking actions for our marketing managers.

– Mirvac Retail

One of the most engaging and funny speakers I’ve seen in a very long time.
Amanda is the perfect combination of insight, entertainment, humour and take-aways. Nothing short of brilliant!

– First National Real Estate

Amanda is world-class. Her keynote was the talk of the conference and everyone commented on how practical and valuable her ideas were.

– LJ Hooker Real Estate

I’ve been to many large conferences over the past 20 years, which have included world class presenters and in my option Amanda is in the league of excellence.

– Doug Harwood | Realmark Real Estate

Amanda’s first session was outstanding, this followed suit. An impressive, no very very impressive young lady. Once again, made us think outside the box of ‘real estate’.

– Leading Property Managers of Australia

Amanda’s insights around building client advocacy in the real estate industry are unique, practical and presented in astute that inspires action.

– Buxton Real Estate

Fabulous presentation…. Highlight of the conference.

– Real Estate Results

A ten out of ten. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive.

– Commercial Radio Australia

Amanda has spoken at several events for us and is consistently exceptional. She provides immense value on and off stage.

– Southern Cross Austereo

Our last speaker was former treasurer Peter Costello. Enter Amanda Stevens. She blew the room away and set the standard.

– Fairfax

Amanda’s speech at our conference impressed everyone with her insights on
selling and relationship-building. Her storytelling ability is amazing. The most impressive part of her speech was how the small changes in the services has improved the sales in a years’ time.

– Presence of IT

Amanda’s presentation at our conference in Vietnam was excellent – provided lots of practical thought starters and ideas that can be implemented quickly and easily.

– Optus

Fantastic! Engaging & vibrant speaker. Easy to listen to and connect.

– Griffith University

Amanda is one of the best speakers we’ve had. Her ability to connect with an
audience is unique and makes for an exciting presentation with lots of positive feedback afterwards.

– Pharmacy Guild

A wonderful presentation with lots of take-aways.

– Disability Services Australia

We engaged Amanda for a nationwide tour and she was excellent. Exceeded
expectations in every way and many of her key points are still referred to in our dealerships today.

– Subaru

Such an engaging presentation – funny but with lots of great take-aways. Could listen to Amanda all day.

– Mercedes Benz

Amanda was inspiring and very informative. I have a page of notes from listening to her presentation. Feeling revitalized about dealing with Guests and fellow staff members.

– Toyota

Amanda’s presentation was fantastic! I scribbled (yes scribbled!) so many notes wanting to get it all down to pass on to the team at the dealership!
I love the idea of story telling to engage the guest to buy and the idea that what goes on in the peripheral from the transaction can affect the experience. I will be looking at these from the customers view. Look out dealership!

– Jarvis Toyota

Amanda was the clear favourite with the brokers during our last Expo series.

– Vero Insurance

An inspiring presentation with lots of ideas to implement. I’ve come back to my business feeling pumped and ready to put things into action.

– Growth Partners

A very entertaining presentation that provided a lot of food for thought for our advisers.

– Centrepoint Alliance

WOW … just amazing. Amanda took us on a 60-minute mind-blowing journey
and we were with her ever second of the way.

– Millennium 3 Financial

Amanda is very knowledgeable about her subject matter and is a great speaker. She was able to quickly adapt her presentation and content to suit our needs, made suggestions and tailored the content to better engage the audience. She has a relaxed and friendly approach that makes her very easy to work with.

– Credit Union Australia

Amanda’s presentation was professional, powerful, positive, passionate and
persuasive. She’s an outstanding
presenter and speaker. We loved every minute.

– David Bradshaw, Automotive Global

Amanda's books

Turning CUSTOMERS into Advocates

Turning CUSTOMERS into Advocates

Your greatest untapped marketing asset could by lying dormant in your business. Your existing customers, and your ability to turn them into walking advertisements for your brand could sky-rocket your sales and deliver you a steady stream of new customers that are carbon-copies of your best customers.