"You have to understand the psychology of your business if you want it to grow"

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"They said nobody cared about women's rugby. Well guess what? We are here! We are here, fam!"

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Ruby Tui
Ruby Tui

New Zealand rugby union player

"They said nobody cared about women's rugby. Well guess what? We are here! We are here, fam!"

Dave Letele
Dave Letele

Mental Health Advocate

"The best way to predict the future is to create it."

It was a pleasure to work with Shaun at Essential Talent. He made booking a keynote speaker for our Conference easy, communicated effectively throughout the process and connected us to the right speaker for our event (Dave Letele)

Michelle Alexander

CEO of Burger King NZ


Jessica Vandy

Tourism New Zealand

Working with Essential Talent was outstanding for rapid response, great service and excellent support – highly recommended!

Jamie Walker


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Brad Hay

Signature Homes

I contacted Essential Talent to find a keynote speaker for our conference and the service was fantastic. I was really impressed how quickly Shaun with the speaker confirmed the presentation making it a perfect fit to our conference theme. I would happily recommend using Essential Talent for your next event.

Jo Brown

Lotto NZ

Shaun and the team at Essential Talent were brilliant to deal with in finding us an inspirational speaker for our Leavers Dinner. Shaun nailed the brief and also gave us an option between two world class speakers to choose from. I highly endorse Essential Talent and recommend them to all.

Kent Favel

St Mark's Church School

ET has helped me beyond what I could imagine. They provided such great service in record speed, and truly went above and beyond to get the most suitable candidate for our events.

Alice Westcott

McDonalds, NZ

The level of service offered by Essential Talent has been phenomenal!

Lou Tantrum

Toyota NZ Limited