As founder of Speakers Momentum Canada Steve provides highly interactive intense group training and individual coaching, training sales people, executives, public speakers, and other professionals to close more sales, develop leadership confidence, develop Guerilla Marketing skills, and public speaker training.
In 2006 Steve finally decided to tackle his greatest fear. Public Speaking
Since 2006 he has won several speaking awards nationally and internationally including the coveted Toastmasters International District 60 Speech Contest taking the 1st Place Award in 2007. An annual event held in Toronto, Ontario.
This win advanced him to the semi-world finals international contest where he ranked 2nd place in Rochester, New York at the Region 6 International Toastmasters Speech Competition.
More recently he won a speaking award in the March 2017 Talent Search – Dynamo Entrepreneur Speech Competition held twice each year at Tamil Television Studios in Toronto. He is the 2018 Toastmasters International Area 46 (in Division C District 86) 1st Place Speech Contest Winner. And the 2018 Toastmasters International – Division C (in District 86) 1st Place Winner. Steve has also challenged himself in other forms of public speaking including amateur night stand-up comedy performing in recognized venues such as Absolute Comedy and Yuk Yuks.
In 2013 he graduated from the exclusive World Class Speaker Coach Training Program run by one of his mentors the President of the Communications Factory and the 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking Craig Valentine and has since then been coaching others to present with impact.
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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