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After Dinner Speaking
Over the last decade Paul Fletcher has become one of the countries most sought after Sporting / Business Speakers, probably due to his vast experience in these events.

In his early days as a Commercial Manager in Football he organised hundreds of Sporting Dinners only to find himself as 'Guest Speaker' himself, some years later. He has shared the stage with most of the celebrity speakers on the circuit and today is busier than ever at various events around the UK and Europe.

The 'Sportsman's Dinner Business' - 'Laughing all the way to the Bank'

The Sportman's Dinner Business

In 1999 to celebrate his 1000th after dinner speech he published the book 'The Sportsman's Dinner Business' which became a 'must-read' for event organisers looking to increase their income or for clubs staging their first Sportsman's Dinner event'.

The 27 Chapters cover every aspect of The Sportsman's Dinner and are littered with numerous money-making ideas and organisational tips. To make the book a 'fun-read' it also contains numerous humorous anecdotes from Paul's experiences at dinners around the country.

One letter from an under 12's football clubs in West Yorkshire said:

"Last night we held our first Sportsman's Dinner to raise funds for some new strips for next season. As this was our first event your book soon became our bible, we followed your advice to the letter and achieved great success with sponsorships.

Almost 300 people attended and I'm sure the majority will return next year, the night was a big success. I've just paid a cheque for £5,374.85p into the Clubs bank account. Thanks!"

Some UK Venues where Paul Fletcher has spoken

  • The P.F.A. Annual Awards Dinner Grosvenor House Hotel London
  • Manchester United Football Club
  • Arsenal Football Club
  • Gardner Merchant Leisure
  • Gregorians FC
  • West Derby Golf Club
  • Institute of Directors
  • Chester Racecourse
  • The Sporting Club - Isle of Man
  • Adare Manor - County Limerick
  • Bradford & Bingley Building Society
  • Port Stewart Golf Club
  • Mars Golf Classic
  • The Football Writers Association
  • Lincolnshire TEC
  • KPMG
  • The Institute of Economic Affairs London
  • Scunthorpe Rotary Club
  • Bristol Marriott Hotel
  • Jaguar Sports & Social Club
  • Bradford Chartered Accountants
  • Hereford United FC
  • Bolton Insurance Institute
  • Cardiff Marriott Hotel
  • Everton Football Club
  • plus hundreds more...

Overseas

  • Sydney Marriott Hotel
  • Berlin Conference Centre
  • Hilton Hotel Frankfurt
  • Soccerex Dubai

In 2008 Paul Fletcher was invited to speak at Cambridge

The Cambridge Union Society

The Cambridge Union is the oldest and most prestigious student debating society in the world and has been in existence for over 200 years. Over the decades the long list of speakers have included: President Ronald Reagan, Sir Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee, Nehru and Theodore Roosevelt, but more recently The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and President Talabani of Iraq.