Beatrice Freeman. Opera singing stand-up comedian for corporate events. After-dinner entertainer. Awards host. Motivational speaker on resilience. Networking expert with a book.
About Beatrice Freeman
Hello, I’m Beatrice; welcome to my personal website. I’m an award-winning speaker, singer, comedian, author and networking expert.
Here you’ll find details of the different things I do, together with links to the various places you need to visit if you’d like to hire me to sing for you, speak at an event or after dinner, train you or your team how to build business by being better networkers, or any combination of those options that strikes you as interesting.
You could also read more about my book and find out how to buy a copy.
Whatever you do, please drop me an email and let me know what you like (or dislike) about the site and the services I offer.
Let's do something fantastic!
Beatrice the Networking Expert and Author
Beatrice is a leading authority on business networking. She identifies the problems that stop you from effective networking and replaces them with a high-impact system.
She helps you build lasting business relationships and communicate the values and services of your organisation with greater precision.
Her proven method is tailored to suit your personality and business.
With the unique combination of over 6,000 hours of personal business networking and a background in the performing arts, Beatrice Freeman has exploded the myths about networking and created an easy-to-follow approach that brings results.
The internet is full of networking theory: that’s not what Beatrice does. She will help you understand what works in practice and she’ll show you step-by-step how to master it. Together, you’ll tackle tricky situations and get rid of the frustration. You'll experience a big sigh of relief. And then you'll stop wasting time in networking events and start enjoying the business benefits of personal connections.
Best results are achieved through her half-day workshop offer, which includes monitoring and follow-up.
Click here to email her about what you’d like.
Her approach teaches you:
- How to save time;
- How to make time work for you;
- How to get authentic engagement;
- How to release your inner networker.
The course is perfect for:
- Partners who need to bring in new clients;
- Professionals who want to advance their career;
- Executives and managers who want to add impact to professional expertise;
- Event organisers who want to offer compelling content.
- A half-day workshop;
- Contains personal coaching and practical applications;
- A follow-up session to support your development.
What you'll achieve:
- Better results from your networking efforts;
- Greater control; more confidence; better presence;
- Wider brand awareness leading to more clients;
- A sustainable network based on personal connections.
Introverts Make Better Networkers
How Anyone Can Succeed
If you don’t have the time to attend one of her courses, there is a simple solution: just buy her book INTROVERTS MAKE BETTER NETWORKERS - it’s a practical, step-by-step guide to making networking really work for your business. You can find the print and ebook versions on Amazon.
Chief Operating Officer at Quadrant Chambers,
“What a great book. It’s written in a way that allows you to learn a lot very quickly and is full of excellent, practical, tips. It’s great to read a book about networking that addresses the real world of networking events and which offers a step-by-step guide to improving what you have been doing. Beatrice is able to eloquently re-state what we are all trying to do, and then offer ways of working to develop a useful network, rather than just gathering numbers. I highly recommend this book to anyone who has to network – even those lucky few who enjoy it.”
Control Centre Manager at Canary Wharf Estate,
“Great read, I was hooked from Step One. 5 easy steps that are clear, linked to reality and humorous along the way. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and would recommend it to those that are new to this, as well as those that have been networking for some time.”
globalist and business leader, CEO at Justhands-on.tv,
“I read the book, went to a networking session the following week, channelled Beatrice’s advice and had a productive/enjoyable networking experience. This book will make you network better. Immediately. Not sure there is better praise for a business book than that.
It is a short book. The language is simple. The insights and advice easy to get your head around. Probably because she uses deft storytelling rather than whatever it is in most business books that prevents you from getting beyond the first third of the book.
I recommend this book to anyone who has to go to events and mix with people as part of their job. Let’s be honest, that includes plenty of networking opportunities. This book will be invaluable to those who go to networking sessions. Especially those of us who go less often.”
motivational speaker, magician and Fellow PSA,
“I love this book, it breaks many of the myths of how to network at networking events.
It’s full of practical and direct strategies, written with humour too. By the way, did you notice I used the word ‘strategies’. I’m amazed how many people who go to networking events don’t have a strategy how to get the most from the investment in time they make.
This book will give you the insights, tools and a clear plan of action to get more business you can shake a canapé at… introvert or not.”
MBA Student - Warwick Business School,
“Leaving my permanent career to study a full-time MBA has been most daunting; never has networking been more important! The networking workshop was extremely useful, excellent timing, and I certainly took out many key pointers to aid me in future networking situations. I will certainly use these skills as I progress through my MBA, thank you!”
In the press
Beatrice was featured in one of Britain's leading newspapers, the Guardian.
She shares what works in networking. Click here to read the article.
Resilience and networking
Retraining later in life
A woman in a male-dominated profession
How to turn what may look like a failure into thrilling success
The power of genuine human connection
Her clients include corporate household names and colleges.
Head Of Faculty For Technology, Abingdon and Witney College,
“Beatrice delivered a very interesting and thought provoking keynote speech on Resilience And Networking at Abingdon and Witney College. Her remarkable stories brought alive her presentation, punctuated with some amazing pictures of Beatrice in her highly successful diverse careers, demonstrating her own resilience and networking skills.”
“A remarkable personal story in overcoming challenges, re-identification and restarting. Very impactive and inspirational.”
Blockchain Leader Europe at IBM Global Business Services,
“Beatrice is an inspiring speaker, bringing a surprising and refreshing touch with her personal artistic performances. It was an unconventional and refreshing experience that lifted spirits, made people smile and was awarded with a long ovation by all attendees.”
Beatrice the Singing Stand-Up
After winning the Professional Speaking Association award with her after-dinner act, Beatrice got a request to entertain delegates at the top brand World Retail Forum in Amsterdam, with Google, Shell, Adidas, Hershey, Samsung, Lidl, Puma, IBM et al. Her success continues.
Regional Speaker Factor Chairman, Professional Speaking Association,
“I roared with laughter. She has a delightfully natural and honest presentation style that connects with the audience even when, like me, they have little knowledge of opera!”
Event Production Manager at Corporate Parity,
“Beatrice’s stand-up comedy was really refreshing. The uniqueness of her performance is that she can do live Opera as good as her comedy, which I am sure only a handful of people can do. No pretence, no politics and no defaming. We definitely had a good laugh!”
Vice Chairman at ASIS UK, City of London,
“Brilliant, brilliant and brilliant. A huge hit with the membership and guests”
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