Erik Van Vooren – Keynote Speaker

A multi-lingual, charismatic enterTRainer

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Specialist Subjects

  • The magic power of your enthusiasm: personal leadership/personal motivation in challenging times
  • We can work it out: motivate your team with rock ?n roll music
  • Exploring mount awareness: cultivating mindfulness based awareness to manage the stress of life
  • Unchain their brain: how to give an impactful presentation
  • Customer bonding: golden tips for customer loyalty


  • German


Professor Erik Van Vooren is a multi-lingual and charismatic enterTrainer, enthusiastic about personal leadership, stress control and fantastic teamwork. He has 23 years of experience of giving thousands of talks to people from all around the globe.

In 1985 he was managing director of BBDO Direct (advertising agency) and gave his first talk to an international audience at the Montreux Direct Marketing Symposium. The topic was “Senior citizens: a sleeping giant.” The objective was to illustrate the growing importance of the senior consumers and he decided to incorporate music to liven up the talk. Subsequently, he received many requests to give this speech at other conferences, and then decided to give up advertising to build a career as a full time professional speaker. In 1988, he founded the Erik Van Vooren Direct Marketing Institute and began his new career.

Erik Van Vooren has a degree in Business Economics, from the University of Ghent and a post-graduate degree in Master in Marketing Management from Vlerick Management School, Ghent, the leading international business school in Belgium

He has been awarded the Master Marketer by the Stichting Marketing and is in the Hall of Fame of the Belgian Direct Marketing Association. He is currently a guest-professor at the Vlerick Management School, Universities of Ghent & Louvain.

Erik Van Vooren can present in Dutch, French, English and German. He gives talks on leadership, motivation, teamwork, stress management, customer service and loyalty.

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