Elliot Epstein

Australia - Vic

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As CEO of Salient Communication, Elliot has coached over 3000 people including CEOs, senior management and successful sales teams throughout Australia and Asia including Hong Kong and Singapore. Elliott works with many top 100 Australian companies, high profile sports people and BRW fast 100 companies, improving everything about the way they present.

The 20 years of Elliot's business life has included senior roles in communication consulting and the IT industry in strategic sales and management. In addition, he is a Board Member of generation -e, one of Australia's fastest growing IT networking companies.

After successfully conducting over 200 conferences, workshops and break-out sessions, he is experienced at tailoring each
event to suit your need for behavioural change.

Elliot is also an experienced MC for conferences, sales, leadership, industry forums and Kick-offs. His style is warm, humorous and inclusive whilst focused on keeping the agenda flowing and professionally facilitating all speakers and any audience participation. Elliot has compered many corporate conferences for the IT, Financial Services, Professional Association and Manufacturing industries, luncheons, dinners and international festivals. Engaging. Corporate. Professional.

In addition Elliot is renowned for high level presentation coaching for many Australian Keynote Speakers including Olympians, AFL players and legends and ASX 200 CEOs.

Elliot speaks engagingly and passionately on the key areas of persuasive communication that affect your bottom line including:

  • Win, Grow and Retain more clients - How to build an emotional connection to strategically win more business and outbid the opposition every time
  • Leadership Communication - how to ensure your people buy in to your vision and then walk over hot coals for you
  • The secrets of masterful persuasive presentations  - How you  can be a powerful presenter who is guaranteed to build rapport with audiences in high stakes, high pressure situations e.g. major sales bid presentations corporate conferences, road shows, analysts briefings, employee seminars
  • Negotiation - Protect your margin - It's about your real, bottom line outcome , not some idealistic Win-Win philosophy


When bringing together three organisations, clarity around Pitching to Win and Value Propositions is hard to get. Elliot led us through a stunning session, using his motivational and leadership skills combined with his great sense of humour. Without question one of the best day events I have ever seen - right on target for the audience and the time.
- Telecom NZ/Gen-I

Outstanding. Elliot has made a significant difference to our most senior executives ability to communicate powerfully and persuasively.
- Computershare Ltd

Elliot's lively and entertaining presentation left us with real information and knowledge we could use to help prepare our leaders for major communication events and to inspire and move audiences.
- International Association of Business Communicators

To say Elliot is an extraordinary communicator would be an understatement, his sense of context and ability to speak through the mind of the business is what sets him apart from most. His up-front and frank style not only engages audiences but has them coming away truly understanding his message. Put simply, Elliot gets results - quickly!

Sceptics will become believers - Elliot Epstein actually delivers positive results
- President, Western Bulldogs Football Club

Elliot's understanding of what it takes to win business elevates him above traditional consultant-speak because he delivers real bottom line results.
- APAC Marketing Manager, Intel Corporation

Elliot's style and methodology was extremely effective... will have better sales management capability within the business as a result.
- Executive Director, SEEK Ltd

Outstanding... fom your reputation my expectations were high...you delivered
- AUS/NZ Software Solutions Directorm Hitachi Data Systems

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