As well as a successful career in television production, Shed has forged a highly innovative merchandising empire – creating conceptual gifts, executive toys, best-selling adult sweets, books, greetings cards, and even his own currency. To date, Shed has sold over one and a half million novelty gifts worldwide and has won ‘Gift Of The Year’ twice, once for a range of birthday candles that spell “You’re Old”, and more recently for the “Sound Machine” sound effects box. His world-famous book, What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex became an international bestseller despite consisting of two hundred completely blank pages. It reached number 44 on the Amazon chart and has been translated in numerous languages, including Spanish, Dutch, Croatian and Mongolian.
- After Dinner Speaker: Comedy and Insight
Shed’s after dinner speeches are a calculated blend of comedy with astute observations about the human brain and how to make the most of its gifts. The duration and content of every speech are bespoke to the audience and setting; your after dinner speech will vary according to your requirements and audience’s preference, as well as the setting, formality, and timing of the event. A strong intuitive understanding of his listeners means Shed succeeds in making every person think differently and laugh out loud. The breadth and success of Shed’s pursuits makes him the perfect speaker for a surprising variety of audiences. He has addressed audiences from ITV, City and Guilds, Unilever, Tesco, B&Q, Sony, and EE, to name a few, and inspired countless ideas, glowing references, and congratulatory tweets. Get in touch to discuss your booking to for a truly memorable event finale.
- Keynote: Harness Innovation
Set the tone for your event with a truly memorable and entertaining keynote speech from bestselling author and maverick, Shed Simove. Shed’s core message of embracing creativity and innovation is based on an in-depth understanding of experimental psychology and how to succeed as an entrepreneur. His infectious enthusiasm and humour are the perfect vehicles for delivering actionable tips and real-world solutions to common business problems such as silo-syndrome or satisfaction with the status quo. Every keynote speech is personalised and can also be carefully tailored to the event and overall message of your conference as well – Shed will prepare his keynote address and visuals to capture the essence of your meeting and present it to your audience as the perfect introduction or conclusion.