Richard Woodward Contributor


Richard facilitates strategy workshops and planning days, and trains and coaches business development teams helping his clients to develop clear and effective business development strategies and attain the required skills, knowledge and attitudes to confidently develop business.

Since setting up in 2004 he has worked with leading players in the arts, culture, charity, health, environment, sport, tourism, event, education, association, and government and business sectors.

Richard works with people that have a passion for their business, organisation or cause and who are committed to improvement.

Richard is the author of two books 'Business Development That Works' (2013) and 'How to Attract and Retain Sponsors and Partners' (2017) which are available from his website and Amazon, iTunes, Google Play and Kobo. Richard is the author of ‘Attract More Business’ - the monthly newsletter for business developers, again available through his website.

Previously Richard held marketing and sales positions in Australia and the UK for the Commonwealth Bank, Sydney Opera House, Telstra Stadium, KPMG and the Royal Automobile Club and also worked as a corporate trainer, training blue chip companies in presentation, facilitation and training skills.

Richard is a regular speaker at conferences such as Communicating the Museum in Paris, The Business of Events, Culture Business, MEA, FINZ, FIA, Associations Forum, Fundraising & Philanthropy.

Business development trainer and facilitator

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