After Dinner Speakers

Ovations After Dinner Speakers are remarkable individuals, carefully selected for their dynamic, entertaining personalities. Whether its for their personal life stories, their ability to motivate and inspire, or their comedic talents, these speakers know how to keep guests entertained, enlightened and enthralled. Perfect for those hosting large business, government, institutional, academic or fundraising dinner events. Treat your dinner guests to an epic night.

Jack Vidgen

When Jack Vidgen took to the Australia's Got Talent stage to perform an audition, he couldn't have known that it would catapult the young singer into the glare of the spotlight. His mind-blowing rendition of Whitney Houston's classic "I Have Nothing" brought the house down and overnight, a star was born. Youtube footage spread like wildfire across the globe, with Jack's audition footage garnering ...

Jackie Stewart

Known as "The Flying Scot", the former racing driver from Scotland is seen by many as the first truly modern professional racing driver. Jackie has done more than any man before or since to build a business life on the basis of his on-track record. Translating his legendary eye for detail from cockpit to boardroom, he has shared with the automotive industry the rich fruits of his racing experie ...

Jacques Barret

Jacques Barrett is Dynamite! Lorded as one of Australian comedy's rising stars. Jacques has been working the Sydney scene with steady progress over the past 5 years but he's hit his stride in 2008 and has fast become one of Sydney's most sought after club comics. Most recently he's been recognised as one of the hottest young comics in Australia with The Melbourne International Comedy Festival eng ...

Jacqui Cooper

Jacqui is Australia's foremost aerial freestyle skier. She has won 15 World Cups, been World Champion in 1999, and World Cup Freestyle Champion in 1999, 2000, and 2001. An horrific knee injury suffered while training for the 2002 Winter Olympics postponed her aim to win an Olympic Gold Medal. Jacqui is back in training and the 2006 Olympics is her goal. Jacqui is vibrant and extremely positive you ...

James Castrission

Cas is an Aussie Explorer constantly pushing the boundaries of human endurance.

Most recently, on the 26th January 2012, he made history by completing the longest unsupportedpolar expedition of all time, alongside his best mate, Jonesy. In 100 years of polar exploration no-one had EVER walked from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole and back without assistance. Many had tried, none had succeeded. After 89 gruelling days they made it back to the coast after having skied 2275km with everything they needed to survive in the harshest environment on Earth.

James Morrison

Australia can boast of having many marvellous musicians and composers, but there can be little doubt that one of the country's most respected and talented virtuosos is multi-instrumentalist James Morrison. World famous for his trumpet mastery, James applies his skills and love of music to a broad range of projects. Whether performing solo or with the London Symphony Orchestra, recording an album w ...

James Valentine

James Valentine is a broadcaster, writer and musician. Each afternoon from 1pm - 3pm he presents Afternoons on 702 ABC Sydney. He writes regularly for all major Australian publications, including a weekly column. He is the presenter and writer the ABC Television weekly arts show, The Mix. He plays saxophone and his Quartet has performed weekly at the Golden Sheaf in Double Bay for the last four ...

James Van Praagh

Psychic, author. Born in New York, the youngest of four children reared in a Catholic household, Van Praagh served as an altar boy and was fascinated by death from a young age. After graduating from San Francisco State University, Van Praagh moved to Los Angeles where he worked in the legal department of Paramount Studios. Claiming to be a medium, he began giving paid psychic readings and publishe ...

Jamie Oliver

Voted the sexist chef on television, his cooking shows are broadcast in over 50 countries and his cookbooks are bestsellers worldwide. He is the self-proclaimed ambassador for British cooking whose diners include Prime Minister Tony Blair and Prince Charles. His TV series, 'The Naked Chef', revolutionised TV cooking shows. His efforts to improve school meals saw him take on the British Government ...

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