Speaker FAQ’s

Maura Sweeney in Belgrade

Maura Sweeney speaking at Young Leaders Summit in Belgrade, Serbia



Book Maura Sweeney to Speak at Your Event

Maura’s Speaker FAQ’s Page provides comprehensive information on her extensive public speaking background to include:

1. Public Speaking Expertise
2. Travel Requirements
3. Partial Client List
4. Pre-Program Requests
5. Event Requirements

Maura Sweeney Public Speaking Experise

Maura Sweeney has developed a coveted skill set as a public speaker

1. Maura Sweeney: Public Speaking Expertise

With decades of experience holding the microphone, Maura Sweeney has developed a coveted skill set as an accomplished public speaker, sought after media guest, seasoned workshop leader and polished interviewer.

Maura’s diverse resume chronicles her addressing business, civic, volunteer and leadership groups as well as incarcerated teens and university and graduate school students on American and international campuses.

Please visit both Maura’s Media Page and the Public Speaking Page on her web site to witness first hand the breadth of her media appearances and public speaking engagements.

Maura’s extensive public speaking and media guest expertise centers on these topics:

How to Become a Leader . . . Even Without a Title

Travel: Your Key to Personal Growth and Global Consciousness 

How to Become a Person of Influence

How to Develop Your Personal Brand & Become Your Bigger Self

How to Be Happy and Do Better in Business and Life

Closing Speaker at First Annual Nelson Mandela Day Celebration

Closing Speaker at First Annual Nelson Mandela Day Celebration in Washington, DC area

 2. Maura Sweeney: Travel Requirements

More than 100 miles away from Clearwater, FL:

For public speaking engagements hosted more than 100 miles from her Clearwater, FL home, Maura Sweeney requests the following confirmation for domestic or international travel emailed to her at maura@maura4u.com.

Round trip eTicket from Tampa, FL or TPA to arrive at destination city the afternoon before event.

Round trip transfer (taxi or limo) from airport to hotel.

Round trip transfer from hotel to event.

Confirmation in a non-smoking room at a 4 star hotel.

Meal voucher(s) during her stay at hotel or nearby restaurant.

Less than 100 miles away from Clearwater, FL:

For public speaking engagements hosted more than 50 miles, but less than 100 miles from her Clearwater, FL home, Maura Sweeney requests the following emailed to her at maura@maura4u.com .

Confirmation for one night in a non-smoking room at a 3 star hotel with the date to be determined by the actual time she speaks. Namely, the time of her presentation will determine whether she will stay at the hotel the night before or the day of her speaking engagement.

Exact address to the location of event & a contact cell number.

Meal voucher(s) at hotel or nearby restaurant if she stays overnight.


Speaking before the Ivanov School of Leadership Alumni Group in Skopje, Macedonia

3. Maura Sweeney: Partial Client List

Maura Sweeney has spoken at the following universities, US Embassy American Corners, business workshops and leadership conferences on topics ranging from Leadership, Influence, Self Growth and Personal Branding.

To see photos of Maura addressing audiences at the events listed below, visit her Speaker Page at https://maura4u.com/public-speaker/


Women Economic Forum in The Hague, Netherlands (twice)

Okta Corporation in San Francisco, CA (virtual company wide conference)

Ukiyoto Publishing in Toronto, Canada (virtual company wide conference)

Info Arena HR Leadership Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Summit of 100 Young Leaders of Southeastern Europe in Belgrade, Serbia

Luarasi University in Tirana, Albania

University of South Florida Dept. of National & Competitive Intelligence

UNESCO’s Nelson Mandela Day in Washington, DC area

Cotrugli MBA School in Zagreb, Croatia

PSCU Corporation in St. Petersburg, FL

Florida Department of Transportation in Tampa, FL

American Farm School in Thessaloniki, Greece (twice)

University of South Florida Model United Nations Conference in Tampa, FL

Ivanov Business School Alumni Conference in Skopje, Macedonia

International Leadership Conference in Ferizaj, Kosovo

Patrick AFB in Melbourne, FL

Institute of Strategic Policy Solutions in St. Petersburg, FL

University of Croatia, Split Campus in Split, Croatia

UNESCO Model UN Summer Camp, Hood College in Frederick, Maryland

APTacious Conference in Tampa, FL (twice)

University of Croatia, Zadar Campus in Zadar, Croatia

University of Serbia School of Management in Belgrade, Serbia (twice)

Nikola Tesla University in Belgrade, Serbia

University of Serbia School of Law in Belgrade, Serbia

Metropolitan University School Assembly in Belgrade, Serbia

University of Applied Sciences in Ferazaj, Kosovo

St. Petersburg College (All College Day) in Clearwater, FL (twice)

St. Petersburg College (Government Program) in Clearwater, FL

Book Expo America in New York City

US Embassy American Corner in Budapest, Hungary

US Embassy American Corner in Pristina, Kosovo (twice)

US Embassy American Corner in Skopje, Macedonia (twice)

Eastern European University in Skopje, Macedonia

Bahai Center Women’s Group in Clearwater, FL

Amazing Women in Safety Harbor, FL (twice)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Lecturer at USF Tampa

Women in Tourism in Tampa Bay, Florida

FIMBA USA Goodwill Event in Montecatini, Italy

FIMBA USA Goodwill Event in Helsinki, Finland


Maura Sweeney at St. Petersburg College

Maura Sweeney addressing staff at St. Petersburg College

4. Maura Sweeney: Pre-Program Requests

In anticipation of speaking at your event, Maura Sweeney requests that the host confirm the following:

Provide a projector, screen & remote for her Power Point presentation

Agree to take photo(s) and / or video of her presentation(s) and provide hyperlinks to photos and videos after the event

Email her at maura@maura4u.com any press release, web site announcement, newsletter or social mentions of her participation


Maura Sweeney Speaking in Kosovo

Maura Sweeney speaking at University of Applied Sciences in Kosovo



5. Maura Sweeney: Event Requirements

In order for Maura Sweeney to be best prepared to speak at your event, please email her at maura@maura4u.com and address the following:

Official name of event, along with the time and location

Any press release, newsletter, email, web site or social media mention of the event, so that Maura can share on her platforms?

Will media (radio, television or print) be involved?

What is the dress code?

What should be the length of Maura’s presentation?

How many sessions or presentations is Maura expected to deliver?

Any topics, politics or people Maura should avoid mentioning?

Names & titles of organizers, honorees or key participants.

Will Maura be eating lunch or dinner with any of the organizers? If so, please provide names and titles.

What are the demographics of attendees; i.e. gender representation, age range, common titles/occupations, etc.?

What is the approximate average age of attendees?

What is the approximate size of audience?

What are the professional backgrounds of the attendees?

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