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Fundraiser Keynote Speech 1

Synopsis

This keynote speech is suitable for a college graduation / fundraiser / commencement event. It is ideally delivered in a dignified manner by a respected elder. It maintains a serious note without any spontaneous humor throughout the speech.

Excerpt of Speech

Good evening and thank you very much for your fine introduction. Fellow Aligarh alums, distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentleman, I want to express my warm appreciation for your generous welcome. It is great to be here tonight with these fellow Aligarhians. I’m honored and humbled to be with you tonight. I’d like to take this…

Speech Type

Keynote Address

Time

16 minutes

File Format

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Testimonial Keynote Speech 1

Synopsis

This testimonial is suitable for an awareness campaign / fundraiser / commencement of an event. The speech establishes common ground with the audience from the very beginning. It heavily emphasizes on touching the audience hearts using emotions. It also serves to give hope and courage to the listeners.

Excerpt of Speech

My name is Lisa LeDonne and I’m a breast cancer survivor. I’m a new survivor, I was diagnosed cancer in December last year. The news came three days after Christmas. It was a dreadful time. This is my story: My mother is a breast cancer survivor. In January she’ll be 5 years cancer-free. So I knew in the back of my mind, that it was a…

Speech Type

Keynote Address

Time

5.2 minutes

File Format

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College Graduation Keynote Speech

Synopsis

This is a college graduation keynote address. It’s objectives are to inspire the college students to achieve greater goals in life. It is filled with touching personal stories aimed at motivating the audience. There is a core message in this speech which is reinforced many times using many different personal stories. This speech is ideal for a presenter who has ‘made it’ in life and would like to inspire the audience with his / her success stories.

Excerpt of Speech

President Bok, Former President Rudenstine, Incoming president Faust, members of the Harvard corporation and the board of overseers, members of the faculty, parents and especially the graduates. I’ve been waiting more than 30 years to say this – Dad I always told you I’d come back and get my degree. I want to thank Harvard for…

Speech Type

Invocation / Motivation / Inspiration

Time

25.5 minutes

File Format

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Political Keynote Speech 1

Synopsis

This is a political keynote address. It is best used when being introduced to an audience who are unfamiliar with the speaker. It is designed to build rapport with the audience. This speech does not contain any obvious motives or calls to action. It is geared towards self-introduction of the dignitary. The self-introduction is done in a friendly way. It tells the listeners subtly of all the good works the dignitary has been doing.

Excerpt of Speech

Now, I want to introduce to you, Cranston’s Mayor, Allen Fung. As I govern every single day, I remember the experiences that I’ve had growing up, from my parents – The values that interested me, the hard work that I’ve learned. What it means to make a dollar and to keep that dollar. And a lot of what I’ve learned about being a…

Speech Type

Keynote Address

Time

3.3 minutes

File Format

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College Commencement Address

Synopsis

This college commencement speech inspires the college students to achieve greater goals in life. It is filled with humor, self deprecating jokes and unexpected twists. The humor is used to drive home the inspirational message effectively. Through research on the college has been done prior to crafting this speech. This through research makes the presenter come across as a credible authority on his / her subject.

Excerpt of Speech

I’ve been living in Los Angeles for 2 years and I’ve never been this cold in my life! I will pay anyone here $300 for Gore-Tex gloves… anybody! I’m serious, I have the cash! Before I begin, I must point out that behind me sits a highly admired President of the United States and decorated war hero, while I, a cable television…

Speech Type

Invocation / Motivation / Inspiration

Time

23.5 minutes

File Format

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