What we're about

Gain confidence and learn the art of public speaking in a relaxed and friendly environment with POWERtalk Gold Coast.

The Club is part of POWERtalk International, a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1938 and now operating as a network of clubs around the world.

Guests are always welcome at our club and they will not be pressed to speak unless they really wish to.

POWERtalk clubs are open to everybody - Members come from all walks of life and for many and varying reasons. Their backgrounds include intellectual, professional, trade, student, lacking formal education and English as a second language.

Through coaching, supportive evaluation and practise at regular club meetings (http://powertalkinternational.com/about-powertalk.html#clubm), members receive immediate and on-going improvement in their ability to confidently address any audience.

For those seeking to gain a qualification, the optional Accreditation Programme (http://powertalkinternational.com/about-powertalk.html#accred) offers specific goals to receive recognition as a communicator,

Upcoming events (5)

Practice Public Speaking Online - POWERtalk Cyber Meeting

This meeting is, and will always be 100% cyber-based with members-at-large from around Australia and around the world. VISITORS WELCOME Having confident and polished public speaking skills is the doorway to opportunities. Whether you might be aiming for improved work prospects or greater self-confidence in social settings – effective communication skills are the key. Like most activities, it has been proven the best method to improve your communication skills is by practice. Joining POWERtalk provides you with not only plenty of opportunities to practice & develop, but to also receive valuable evaluations and plenty of learning experiences in a fun and supportive environment. To join POWERtalk 100% Cyber Meeting and to be added to the speaking program, to have access to the Development Program and member's monthly coaching webinars, you can pay your $45 yearly membership directly into the Association account. Account name: POWERtalk Australia Inc. BSB:[masked] Account number:[masked] Include your name and send an email to the POWERtalk Australia Treasurer with your name, address, phone & email. [masked] Join us online by letting us know you will be attending and joining in here. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89528489357?pwd=L2UrYVZaWDFNYlJ5bTY5dGJRVzQzQT09[masked]

Become a Confident and Skilled Public Speaker with Practice at Meetings

Helensvale Community Centre

This is an in-person event. COVID safe rules apply. A maximum of 15 people only are allowed in the venue. IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF COUGH, RUNNY NOSE, FEVER OR ARE UNWELL IN ANY WAY, YOU MUST NOT ENTER. There must be no physical contact, hugging, kissing etc and physical distancing of 1.5m must be maintained. You will be required to sanitise and sign in. If you arrive early please do not enter until pre-cleaning is complete. Following the meeting, you will be asked to vacate the room so cleaning can again be performed. Please bring your own cup, and pen and paper. GAIN CONFIDENCE AS A SPEAKER PRACTICE THE SKILLS TO SPEAK FROM STAGE LEARN HOW TO USE THE WRITTEN WORD TO GET YOUR MESSAGE ACROSS MAKE FRIENDS WITH MOTIVATED - LIKE-MINDED PEOPLE LEARN HOW TO THINK ON YOUR FEET Join us at a meeting soon and learn effective communicating skills Meetings are fun and informative. Guests are free of charge [limit of 3 free meetings]. POWERtalk Australia is a not for profit organisation training in public speaking and leadership skills and part of an international network of clubs. If it is to your taste, you can become a full member of the organisation at a cost of $100 per year and enjoy the benefits membership has to offer. Please ask if you would like to become a member and we will forward membership forms to you. Come along and enjoy the fun. We look forward to meeting you.

Practice Public Speaking Online - POWERtalk Cyber Meeting

This meeting is, and will always be 100% cyber-based with members-at-large from around Australia and around the world. VISITORS WELCOME Having confident and polished public speaking skills is the doorway to opportunities. Whether you might be aiming for improved work prospects or greater self-confidence in social settings – effective communication skills are the key. Like most activities, it has been proven the best method to improve your communication skills is by practice. Joining POWERtalk provides you with not only plenty of opportunities to practice & develop, but to also receive valuable evaluations and plenty of learning experiences in a fun and supportive environment. To join POWERtalk 100% Cyber Meeting and to be added to the speaking program, to have access to the Development Program and member's monthly coaching webinars, you can pay your $45 yearly membership directly into the Association account. Account name: POWERtalk Australia Inc. BSB:[masked] Account number:[masked] Include your name and send an email to the POWERtalk Australia Treasurer with your name, address, phone & email. [masked] Join us online by letting us know you will be attending and joining in here. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89528489357?pwd=L2UrYVZaWDFNYlJ5bTY5dGJRVzQzQT09[masked]

Improve your Speaking Skills in a fun and Supportive Space

Helensvale Community Centre

We’re back in-person at Helensvale!! PLEASE NOTE: There are restrictions at the venue. A maximum of 15 people only are allowed in the venue. IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF COUGH, RUNNY NOSE, FEVER OR ARE UNWELL IN ANY WAY, YOU MUST NOT ENTER. If you wish to eat or drink at the break you must bring your own food and drink and this must not be shared. There must be no physical contact, hugging, kissing etc and physical distancing of 1.5m must be maintained. You will be required to sanitise and sign in. If you arrive early please do not enter until pre-cleaning is complete. Following the meeting, you will be asked to vacate the room so cleaning can again be performed. Please bring your own pen and paper. • GAIN CONFIDENCE AS A SPEAKER • PRACTICE THE SKILLS TO SPEAK FROM STAGE • LEARN HOW TO USE THE WRITTEN WORD TO GET YOUR MESSAGE ACROSS • MAKE FRIENDS WITH MOTIVATED - LIKE-MINDED PEOPLE • LEARN HOW TO THINK ON YOUR FEET Join us at a meeting soon and learn effective communicating skills Meetings are fun and informative. Guests are free of charge [limit of 3 free meetings]. POWERtalk Australia is a not for profit organisation training in public speaking and leadership skills and part of an international network of clubs. If it is to your taste, you can become a full member of the organisation at a cost of $100 per year and enjoy the benefits membership has to offer. Please ask if you would like to become a member and we will forward membership forms to you. Come along and enjoy the fun. We look forward to meeting you.

Past Events

Practice Public Speaking Online - POWERtalk Cyber Meeting

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