DAVID STAUGHTON CSP – Specialist Practice Consultant and Speaker
Award-Winning Conference Speaker
David Staughton CSP is an Award-winning businessman & presenter who is an expert at growing business – especially in turbulent times.
A walking library of real life “hands-on” business experiences, he inspires audiences with his funny & memorable stories, passion and enthusiasm for the challenges of business.
Background & Experience:
David has over 30 years “Hands-on” experience in a broad range of industries including mining, retailing, hospitality, tourism, health clinics and business consulting.
He’s been passionate about small businesses since starting work in the family-owned hardware store at age six.
David originally qualified as a scientist and worked for five of Australia’s largest mining companies. Then he left to start his own hospitality business.
In 15 years he grew a multi-business hospitality & tourism group in Victoria, Australia employing over 200 staff and doing more than 2000 weddings & events.
In 2001, David successfully sold his businesses and has since been helping other businesses get better results.
He has shown owners & managers how to energise their team, attract & delight more customers and significantly increase their sales results all year round using the serve, sell and satisfy strategy.
He is a talented workshop facilitator and experienced M.C. of online meetings, virtual conferences and strategic retreats. He presents and consults on small business improvement strategies with a focus on growth and having a better lifestyle.
Dave has grown many SME businesses, coached business leaders & teams and has assisted many Associations & SME groups. He has been responsible for multi-million dollar sales turnarounds and helped several businesses grow big enough to get listed on the ASX.
As a best-selling author and expert, David has contributed to books on Sales, Small Business and most recently The VIP Principle – about the long-term business benefits of using systems and measuring continuous improvement.
Dave is a highly entertaining presenter and has been performing in front of an audience for over 20 years. As an experienced International Conference Speaker he has presented to over 750 Audiences in 10 different Countries.
In 2017 Dave was awarded the Nevin Award, the most prestigious award presented by Professional Speakers Australia – the peak association for Conference Speakers in Australia.
Dave consults to specialist practices around Australia and NZ.
Some of Dave’s larger & longer term regular clients have included
- Coco Ruby Plastic Surgery
- Tyrepower Tyres
- Inenco – CBC/BSC Bearings
- Fashionline Blinds & Awnings
- QBE Insurance
- Hard Rock Cafés Asia
- Goldwell (Kao)
- many Associations & Venues
Dave is based in MELBOURNE and works all over Australia, NZ & Asia.
ABOUT David Staughton CSP & Big Hat
David “Big Dave” Staughton is an Award-winning Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) with over 15 years of professional speaking & consulting experience. He is a past board member of Professional Speakers Australia and an advisor to a large Australian speakers bureau.
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