|Geoff Cotton - Testimonials|
Geoff Cotton has more than 15 years' experience as a corporate presenter and guest speaker for a wide range of organisations and events.
With fluent French and excellent German, he is able to work effectively throughout Great Britain UK, Europe, North America and Australia/New Zealand.
As a moderator, facilitator and roleplayer, he is often employed by organisations to conduct presentations workshops and training exercises.
a selection of Geoff Cotton's client testimonials, see below:
"A true professional, Geoff Cotton impressed us with his attention to detail and the time that he put into rehearsing our awards ceremony.
He understood perfectly what we were looking for and delivered more than was expected.
A polished performer, he has a distinctive voice and great charm.
We will definitely use him again for future events and cannot recommend him highly enough".
Linda Freese, Corporate Communications Executive
"Just wanted to thank you once again for last Thursday's AIM dinner. I've had some excellent feedback from internal clients and everyone seemed very happy. Thanks again and hope to work with you again in the future!"
Victoria Ayriss, Event Manager
"The event at The
Banqueting House was a great success involving many teams who brought it
together to make it such a memorable occasion. Your professional
skill at public speaking ensured that the whole proceedings flowed at
the right pace with a smooth style and a good delivery". Wendy Ffitch, Conference and Events Manager
"The event at The Banqueting House was a great success involving many teams who brought it together to make it such a memorable occasion. Your professional skill at public speaking ensured that the whole proceedings flowed at the right pace with a smooth style and a good delivery".
Wendy Ffitch, Conference and Events Manager
"Your calm and professional manner throughout all aspects of the event was
greatly appreciated. Your presence on stage was a great addition to the
atmosphere and the evening's entertainment was greatly enjoyed by
"During Geoff's presentation you can feel your head nodding, a smile breaking out, even the odd giggle, and a general feeling of 'I know what you mean'.
Geoff's delivery flows, it makes sense and is, of course, devoid of any erm’s and er’s, because he’ll share the secret of how to overcome this feature we all suffer from when presenting.
who has to make a presentation, whether internal or external, whether to
a few or to the masses, can learn so much in such a short space of
"I have done a fair bit of
training over the years but I have to say that last Wednesday was the
best yet. Thanks again for a great day and please tell Geoff he was
"Our audience was young, talented, and - dare I say it - not convinced that 'Presentations: Traps and Tricks™' was of any relevance to them: being at the forefront of the new media revolution, business had rolled in on the back of technical expertise rather than promotional activities.
You quickly gained their respect and interest. Afterwards, many of them started thinking about business skills in general, which they'd previously considered less important than creative skills.
We aim to help our leading-edge businesses excel in their global marketplace. I expect to see some very polished deliveries when I take a group over to Hamburg in the near future!
Thank you, Geoff, for a thoroughly stimulating and enjoyable
"Would thoroughly recommend Geoff Cotton's 'Presentations: Traps and Tricks™' talk. The whole company benefited from this excellently compiled presentation, covering all the most common traps, with practical solutions and numerous tips.
He kept the audience completely enthralled for one hour - we all
recognised our own pitfalls and will never say `er, erm or ah again!
Very positive feedback from both junior and senior staff".
"I didn’t get a chance to thank
you properly for your hard work last week. Your involvement brought
calm, gravitas and impeccable professionalism to the shoot".
"I just wanted to drop you a quick line today to say thanks for being such a professional last night. You really helped to gel the evening together so that everything ran smoothly and we have had some fantastic feedback on the event from our customers today saying what a great time they had. I would not hesitate to book you again should the need arise so thanks again and I hope we get the opportunity to work together in the future".
Samantha Lee, Marketing
"Geoff has an incredibly polished style – I’ve worked with him on numerous occasions over the past four years. He is professional, knows his stuff and is keen to deliver what is right for the client. I’d have no hesitations in recommending him".
Sukhwant Bal, Video
"La prestation de Geoff était remarquable. Il a su apporter beaucoup de vitalité et plein de bonne humeur à un script qui au départ était un peu austère".
Patrick BAGGIERI, DIRECTEUR DE PRODUCTION
"Un séminaire informatif, bien structuré, bourré d'exemples et de trucs de professionnels faciles à suivre, le tout présenté avec clarté et précision à
des délégués tout à fait détendus par l'humour parfaitement dosé de
session at our Communicators in Business conference went down extremely
well, and we all learned some valuable lessons on the 'traps and tricks'
of giving good presentations. It was proving so useful that no one
to break for tea".
"Many thanks for all your help on the facilitation
of the last 7 events, not only did you strike the right tone but it also
appears that the key presenters felt very comfortable with your support
"What a wonderful Tsar you make!
Thanks again for the time and effort that
you put into getting the character just right. I have had great feedback on
your performance and hope that we can work with you again on next year's
"The combination of
Geoff's 'Presentations: Traps and Tricks™'
talk, his constructive criticism, practical, tailored advice and the very
act of seeing myself on video made this workshop an informative, valuable
and enjoyable experience which elicited great improvement in my