Every speech, talk and presentation you do will be different, so it’s impossible to give an actual script that you can use for every occasion. Sometimes you’re searching your brain for that “little something” that will spark you to start off or finish a thought.
Assembled here is the next best thing! A collection of lines, phrases and words that you can use to slot in to any script! So, whatever it is you are writing, you will find snippets that can be used for …
At the bottom I’ve also listed a collection of Powerful Words. Use these to beef up any presentation you are writing. I know you will find plenty of useful material. Treat this as an ideas source rather than a finished script. Like a buffet meal, select little bits from each section and put them together like a Jig Saw Puzzle!
Greetings & Welcomes
Ladies and Gentlemen
Welcome to the …
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the …..
You are about to …
Come with us …
Get ready to enjoy …
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the …
Let me begin by giving you a warm welcome to the…
Thank you so much for being here …
Wouldn’t you like to …?
Are you ready for …?
Don’t you wish …?
Are you interested in …?
Will you be ready for …?
Isn’t it time you…?
It’s not every day that …
You’ve probably noticed that …
Think about this …
Believe it or not …
It’s never too late to …
First of all …
Challenge the Audience
Do something extraordinary!
Delve into …
Sample the …
If you think you’re good enough …
If you’re seriously interested in …
Introduction of Speakers
Mr/Mrs …, the floor is yours.
Would you please welcome
Would you please join me in welcoming ..
It is my pleasure to welcome …
To show us how to ….
It’s an absolute honor to bring to the stage …
To get some of his insights into the topic
Now for the first time
You’ll love …
Sit back and enjoy
Transitions between Speakers and Activities
All this and more!
If questions like these intrigues you …
And that’s not all
And there’s more
Last but not least
Now there’s an even better way
You’ll be glad to know that…
And we don’t stop there …
And that was only the beginning
And if that wasn’t enough …
Now that, was only part of the story
We have a very special guest …
To show you what we mean
Now for the surprise
We know you are a busy person
Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule
Thanks for sharing with us
Thank you for the insights
Plenty of food for thought
Your thought provoking
The truth about
Your frank discussion
Your valuable insights
I thank you for coming …
We hope that the program …
Have a nice day
Have a great weekend
We look forward to seeing you at next year’s event
Hope you will travel safely home
Hope you will put into practice the lessons from this event
There’s no point in coming to an event like this unless you do something with the lessons
We hope you achieved what you came here to achieve
We hope you met some interesting people
201 Powerful Words
Why use ordinary words when you can use Powerful Words? Add these into Openings, Introductions, Calls to Action and Thank Yous.
The One & Only
Bucket loads of Information
A wealth of …
Chock full of
It’s finally here
Just when you thought …
At last there’s
Everything you wanted to know about …
Designed to suit your needs
Created especially for you
Suited to your purpose
State of the art
Designed for today’s …
The … of the future
An investment in your future
Skills you will use your whole life long
Gives you a competitive edge
A clear advantage
The road to success
Invest in yourself
You’ve waited long enough
Don’t miss this opportunity
Take this important next step
Please help us
We cannot continue our work without your help
A future filled with hope and promise
Help us reach our goal
I hope you will join us in contributing
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