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Onsite Custom Speechwriting Seminars
& Presentation Workshops

Could your speechwriting and presentation skills be improved?

Joan Detz brings speechwriting seminars and presentation skills workshops to you.


Ask Joan about onsite training (1/2 day, full day, two days) - your offices, your schedule, your goals, your budget.
Limited time? Ask about the 90-minute learning session.


Speechwriting: With a custom-designed seminar, Joan Detz will share the expertise that has made her the nation's leading speechwriting instructor. Invest in training now and save years of costly mistakes.

Presentation Skills: Whether you need to train one speaker or dozens, Joan Detz can design an onsite experience to meet your needs and exceed your goals.

The Benefits: Joan Detz Brings Training to You

"Your Oral Presentation Skills workshops are the most effective staff development we have had at the Foundation."
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

 "Have you considered raising your rates? I think it's in order. The day you spent with us [speechwriting workshop] increased our market capitalization by about $1 billion which, according to my records, is a considerable premium to your invoice."
Abbott Laboratories

“You don’t know what you don’t know about speechwriting until you’ve attended one of Joan Detz’s trainings.”
John Verrico, President, National Association of Government Communicators

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Speaker Coaching & Media Training

Joan's [executive coaching] input and guidance were invaluable - Soroptimist International

… the best in the business. - American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

You repeatedly demonstrated a thorough understanding of news and public affairs. - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

... excellent... a truly customized [speaker coaching] session. - Huntsman Polyurethanes

... the consummate professional. - US Dept of Agriculture

Your intelligent executive-level approach [to media training] was a breath of fresh air. I can tell you that all of us at GE Information Services benefited from your wisdom and practical insights. - GEIS

Our [speaker] coaching session was one of the most valuable training experiences that I have had in my twenty years as a public servant! - Pennsylvania Dept of Transportation

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Award-winning Books by Joan Detz

How To Write & Give A Speech – New edition, updated for 30th anniversary

Can You Say A Few Words?

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It