We connect US events professionals, bureaus and bookers directly with world-class Australian speakers that will make their next event a rip-roaring success.

It's as simple as that.

Who are we?

G'day! Meet Tezza, Shezza, Jezza, Kezza and Matto. That's Aussie for Terry, Michelle, Jen, Kelsey and Matthew.

All of us have deep experience in the Aussie speaker industry and we all love the USA.

Terry Burgan

Underneath Terry’s laidback exterior lies a fervour for disrupting the speaking industry status quo. With seriously deep experience marketing and managing speakers, Terry’s ability to build lasting relationships is at the heart of ASU.

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With over 30 years experience in the entertainment industry, Michelle Burgan is the ultimate operations manager, with an encyclopedic knowledge of systems, processes, planning and communications. Doing good business is at the heart of everything she does.

Matthew Pollard

Internationally-recognized consultant, speaker, blogger, author, mentor, coach, and serial entrepreneur, Matthew’s methods come from hands on, real-world experience. He knows how to create action and is our man on the ground in the USA.

Jen El-Chah

Widely regarded in the industry as a “brand genius”, Jen is a veteran master at visually translating all aspects of speaker branding. From strategy and content, through to creative and design, her reputation and work speaks for itself.

Kelsey Brookes

Kelsey is the king of content and digital marketing through all online channels and across multiple sectors of the speaker industry. He is obsessed with creating concise content that cuts-through and incites action; preferably closing sales.

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A huge people person, Danielle has more years in the business world than she would like to admit. Based in San Fran, she has experience across recruitment, HR, event management and client retention roles, from start ups to professional services and everything in between.

Why Aussie speakers for the USA?

The speaking industry is our passion, and we love the USA. We love the big cities and the little ones, the coasts and the canyons, the food and the fun. Just like us, Americans are a hard-working, hard-playing people who speak their mind. 

That's why we think Aussie speakers are a perfect fit for the US events industry.

Meet the Speakers