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PSASA’s Johannesburg Chapter is a home for professional and aspirant speakers throughout Gauteng.

Chapter meetings are usually held around the 3rd Thursday of the month at a venue in Sandton from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. The meetings are addressed by two invited speakers or industry experts. Keep an eye on the newsletter or social sites for the next meeting and booking details.


Dr Ian Bratt
Dr Ian BrattChapter President
Dr Ian Bratt is recently retired after 31 years in the Platinum industry. He is an experienced Toastmaster and is currently following his passion for helping people to develop their communication and leadership skills.
Michael Bratt
Michael BrattDeputy President
Michael is a multi-media journalist with Wag the Dog Publishers. He has a degree in journalism from Rhodes University. His experience in the media industry including time spent with Times Media (now Tiso Blackstar) and CNBC Africa. He has also been a Toastmaster for 10 years and is now developing his speaking career as a member of the PSASA.

Please contact us …

For enquiries about membership, meetings and events, please send us an email. Keep an eye on the events page for upcoming meeting dates.

Contact the Johannesburg Chapter here

See posts about past meetings in the Johannesburg Chapter

Gauteng Chapter News

Monday evening we had an amazing evening and chapter meeting! We learned more about Pat Anderson and Larry O’Sullivan. Pat is a presentation skills and public speaking coach, and Larry specializes in the customer service experience. In the last month, Nikki celebrated her son’s 21st birthday, and Stef stepped in a bucket of paint just before the meeting. The Pretoria chapter also had their first meeting and are off to a strong start! Well done to Chris for leading the way! The Pretoria chapter will be meeting on the first Thursday of every month. Please reach out to Chris if you [...]

9th September 2016|

PSASA Gauteng Chapter Meeting – 14 July 2016

        PSASA Gauteng Chapter Meeting Chapter Meeting: Thursday, 14 July 2016 Reinventing the Keynote: Fixing a broken model You are invited to come and join our monthly PSASA Chapter Meeting, where we inspire you to take your speaking business to the next level!  This month we have an exciting and thought-provoking topic.  Dr Gavin Symanowitz will be presenting his talk Reinventing the Keynote: Fixing a Broken Model. In this hard-hitting and thought-provoking talk, Gavin will share his views on why the current keynote business model doesn't work, and why we should look at a new way of doing things. He'll [...]

4th July 2016|

PSASA Gauteng Chapter Meeting – 9 June 2016

        PSASA Gauteng  Chapter Meeting: Thursday, 9 June 2016 Tomorrow’s Speaker Today: How to future-proof your speaking career Next week Thursday evening we have another exciting and not-to-be-missed chapter meeting!  We’ll be focusing on an important concept for every speaker: how to future-proof your speaking career.  Your presenter, award-winning author and futurist, Graeme Codrington, will be presenting insights into the future of work and how this will affect the speaking industry. He will provide practical tips and advice to assist professional speakers remain continually relevant in a fast-changing world. Come ready for a challenge, a touch of fun and some interaction [...]

1st June 2016|

PSASA Gauteng Chapter Meeting – 23 May 2016

      You are invited to join us for a power breakfast meeting, where we will hear from inspiring fourteen year old author,  Megan Werner.  She has spoken on a number of stages around South Africa, including addressing over 5000 people at the National Achievers Congress 2015. In our power session Megan will be sharing her story with us – about what is possible when you believe in yourself!  She believes that she can make a difference by assisting others to see a new perspective and believe in themselves and their own personal strengths. She has spoken at corporate staff [...]

15th April 2016|

PSASA Gauteng Chapter Meeting – 14 April 2016

        Thursday, 14 April 2016, 18h30 for 19h00 Command Personal Presence ·         Have you ever met someone that stood out above the rest? ·         Are you “on brand”? ·         Do you know the 5 Speaker Style Sins? Join us on Thursday evening for another exciting chapter meeting!  Haydee Antezana will be sharing with us how you can command your personal presence.  You will become aware of the details that you may be overlooking throughout your client interaction from the first meeting to post presentation. Find out if you are “on brand”, and how to stay relevant to your audience with Association Dressing. We will also [...]

11th April 2016|

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