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Learn And Practise Speaking Strategies That Earn You Admiration And Respect
24 – 26 October 2017
Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, UAE
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People identified as strong communicators rise in any organisation or business. If personal development is one of your priorities; if you want to learn how to best prepare for corporate presentations or business pitches; and if you are ready to become a more confident and articulate version of yourself – then this course is for you.

Through a mixture of dedicated attention and heightened interaction, you will learn how to be audience-centric through your content; embrace the storyteller within through your performance; and rehearse the overall delivery for maximum impact – all in a casual and down-to-earth setting. By the end of this course, you will end up looking at presenting and public speaking in a completely new light and will be looking forward to your next speaking engagement.

Attend the course and receive a free copy of Rabih’s book Public Speaking X: Tips to Unleash the TED Speaker in You based on Rabih’s real-life coaching of TED speakers

  • Communication Essentials
  • Presentation Content
  • Presentation Delivery
Who Should Attend

Anybody who believes they can improve the way they get their thoughts, opinions or ideas across to other people will significantly benefit from this course. This includes:

  • Corporate professionals in competitive roles and industries such as marketing and sales, or finance and IT among others
  • Executive managers wanting to better lead and motivate their teams
  • HR professionals responsible for developing key staff within an organisation
Benefits Of Attending
  • Practise becoming more confident, better prepared and more impactful in your presentations
  • Learn powerful interactive techniques to convince, engage with, and win over your audiences
  • Master storytelling skills that leave a mark on clients and colleagues alike, leading to memorable speaking moments
Course Director

    Rabih Elkhodr
    International Communications Coach

    Rabih Elkhodr is a public speaking coach that gets results. A passionate communicator with a decade of professional experience, Rabih has trained hundreds of employees, entrepreneurs, governmental managers, TED speakers, corporate executives and directors across multiple industries and three languages throughout the Middle East and North America (MENA).

    Rabih's hands-on approach and profound belief in people's capacity for development makes for a consistently rewarding and entertaining training experience, helping people across the MENA region become confident presenters and accomplished public speakers. Past clients include: Abu Dhabi Education Council; Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank; AccMakk / Umm Alqura University; ADNEC; Basrah Gas Company; Bayer; Dubai Islamic Bank; Emirates Foundation; Government of Dubai; Mitsulift; Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre; NAFFCO; OiLSERV; Qatar Business Incubation Centre; UAE Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation; UAE Ministry of Health; UAE National Archives; and the United Nations Development Programme.

    Rabih has a Master's Degree in Development Studies as a recipient of a full scholarship sponsored by the Foreign Commonwealth Office, the Open Society Institute and the University of Leeds. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Studies from the American University of Beirut and is fluent in English, Arabic, and French.

Venue and Accommodation

    Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, UAE


    Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates

    Directly connected to the world-renowned Mall of the Emirates, the Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel is a gathering place for corporate travelers, vacationers, and shoppers alike. It is also within walking distance, interconnected to the Mall of the Emirates Metro Station.

    The hotel is centrally located, with easy access to such destinations as Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Jebel Ali Free Zone, and Dubai World Trade Center. During your stay, the mall offers many leisurely activities at Ski Dubai, DUCTAC, VOX Cinemas and Magic Planet.

    Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates
    Sheikh Zayed Road, al Barsha 1, Mall of the Emirates
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Tel +971 4 3772000



    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517
    E: hospitality@informa.com


    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

Course Fees
Date Course Fee Before
15 August 2017
Course Fee Before
19 September 2017
Final Fee
24 - 26 October 2017
US$ 2,995 US$ 3,495 US$ 3,995

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance. ‰

Pricing excludes 5% VAT, where applicable


Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on a.watts@informa.com

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