In 2006 Steve overcame his greatest fear. Public speaking..
Since 2006 Steve has won several speaking awards nationally and internationally including the coveted 1st Place Toastmasters International District 60 Speech Competition Title held in Toronto, Ontario (2007 Champion) .This advanced him to the next level of same international contest where he again ranked second in the Regional 6 Toastmasters Speech Competition held in Rochester, New York. He most recently won another speaking award in the March 2017 Talent Search – Dynamo Entrepreneur Speech Competition held at Tamil Television Studios in Toronto continuing to apply today what he teaches his students. Steve has also challenged himself in other forms of public speaking including stand- up comedy.
In 2013 Steve entered the exclusive World Class Speaker Coach Training Program run by one of his mentors the President of the Communications Factory and 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking Craig Valentine and has since then been coaching others to become powerful confident presenters.
As a Certified World Class Speaking & Personality Coach Steve provides highly interactive intense self-discovery group and one on one coaching and also certifies and trains other professionals to run their own workshops.
2007 1st Place Speech Contest Winner District 60 (Toronto) Toastmasters Champion
2007 Regional Toastmasters Speech Contest Award Winner (Rochester N.Y)
2017 Dynamo Entrepreneur Speech Contest Award Winner Toronto, Ontario
Founder CEO Speakers Momentum Canada
Left to right – 2001 World Champion Public Speaking Darren Lacroix – District 60 Toronto Champion 2007 Steve Hopkinson – 1999 World Champion Public Speaking Craig Valentine – 2000 World Champion Ed Tate”
Steve continues to explore different avenues of speaking, coaching and training which led to him founding Speakers Momentum Canada in 2015 a professional platform to coach and facilitate those professionals who want to become powerful effective confident speakers whom with Steve’s tools – move the world with their voice.
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