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Meeting Planners

Adventurer and keynote speaker Cathy O’Dowd helps businesses discover the obstacles that can defeat teams and learn key tools that will help them reach the top.

Cathy O’Dowd tackled the slopes of the world’s highest mountain four times, and reached its summit twice, becoming the first woman in the world to climb Mount Everest from both sides.

A mountain where every step has to be taken alone, but where nevertheless your life rests in the hands of your team-mates, is a striking example of the power of personal motivation combined with the strength of teamwork.

Choice of languages : Cathy can present in English or Spanish.

Give your conference an Everest theme

Fighting your way to the summit of a giant mountain, camp by camp, step by step, is the classic metaphor for tackling a big challenge. Build the conference around the mountain, culminating in Cathy O’Dowd’s keynote address.

  • Photographs: use them in event invitations, PowerPoint background, conference posters, agendas, menus, etc. Available as high-resolution scans.
  • Video: mix genuine Everest footage with company presentations.
  • Equipment: build a mountain base camp in the foyer, dress a mannequin in Cathy O’Dowd’s Everest summit suit!

All photographs, video and equipment are provided at NO EXTRA COST.

Order Cathy’s book, Just for the Love of It, as a conference gift!

A handsome book that makes a memorable conference gift includes a personalized flyleaf with company logo, event information and theme. (Books also available in German: Aus Liebe Zum Berg)

What Clients Are Saying…

“Without a doubt Cathy O'Dowd is one of the best motivational speakers in the business, her breath taking presentations are absolutely amazing and will leave you speechless.”

–Ben Myatt, Sales Manager at Celebrity Speakers Associates

“Cathy is an excellent motivational speaker, ahead of her time, daring, risk-taker and enthralling to listen to. Able to captivate and inspire others.

–Sue Wiltshire, Director at Siz Marketing

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Invite Cathy to speak at your next event – contact her for availability!
Clients love Cathy
Clients love Cathy