International Business Speaker

International Business Speaker

David is a keynote speaker on the subject of International Business, including marketing, international business communications and international business etiquette.

He has direct experience of leading and managing international businesses.

David has worked in more than 40 countries around the world, in different continents, dealing with different cultures, languages and business etiquette.

His speeches are informative, entertaining and inspiring. David draws on his extensive experience to share examples of successes in international business development. He also has case studies which highlight the pitfalls and difficulties in international business. International business communications can be challenging and David tells amusing and useful stories of how marketing messages can be misunderstood and misinterpreted.

“David’s talk at the Creative People Conference was that rare thing, refreshingly open, informative and amusing.  I particularly appreciated his frankness about great failures he has known – not least because they made his comments on how to avoid them more pertinent.  A very engaging speaker.”
– Jeanne Jenner. Chief Executive. Arts+Media Training

David’s expertise in international business and marketing is in demand internationally. He advises clients around the world and his close involvement with his international business consultancy clients keeps him at the cutting edge of business best practice.

David’s experience and expertise has been used in countries and cultures as diverse as Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Holland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Korea (South), Kosovo, Laos, Lithuania, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, USA, Vietnam and Zimbabwe – as well as in the UK.

David has delivered keynote speeches at conferences and events around the world. For example he was the keynote speaker at the International Creatie Industries Conference in Serbia in 2016. He was the keynote speaker at the Business Wisdom Summit in Ukraine, at EVCOMference 2015 in the UK,  and at the Korea Creative Economy Forum. He also spoke in Russia at the World Summit of Creative Industries in Moscow, at a Samsung Conference in Portugal and a Cultural Economy Conference in Chile. He was the international keynote speaker at The Digital Debate in Bogotá, Colombia. (See many more examples on the keynote speaker page.)

David speaks at conferences, corporate events, forums, summer schools, creative hubs, startup events, bootcamps, creative cities conferences, confex events, trade shows, launches, international summits and conventions. He also gives speeches and presentations at executive meetings, management conferences, company events, promotional events, and staff conferences. David has been a guest speaker at “away days” for company directors, senior executives and at corporate strategy events.

Contact David’s offices in London, Liverpool or Manchester regarding his availability to speak on International Business at your event.

International Business speaker at Business Wisdom Summit Ukraine


International Business speaker David Parrish in Ukraine

International Business Speaker David Parrish speaking at creative industry conference in Shanghai, China

International Business Speaker David Parrish delivering speech in Santiago de Chile