Book Joe Simpson
Famous Mountaineer Joe Simpson is available to book as Motivational speaker for your special event – we work in direct association with Joe’s representative as a booking agent for Joe Simpson. Joe Simpson is a highly respected and esteemed mountaineer whose tales of triumph and tribulations on his daring adventures have led him to become a successful author. His famous book ‘Touching the Void’ recounts his almost fatal experience climbing the Andes, where he shattered his leg falling down a crevasse and was mistakenly thought dead. The breath-taking story has millions of copies around the world.
Joe Simpson’s vast knowledge and inspiring accounts of his time on the mountain allows him to put on a fantastic presentation, talking about motivation and determination in a way that will be relevant for all kinds of audiences. His engaging talks can cover a wide range of subjects, from leadership and teamwork to setting personal targets and motivating yourself.
His fascinating story, ‘Touching the Void’ was in demand from the television and film industry, with the rights for a documentary being sold to TV production company Darlow Smithson. The finished product hit UK and American cinemas to major success and won Outstanding British Film of the Year at the 2004 Baftas, achieving victory over films such as ‘Love Actually’ and ‘Cold Mountain’. It also won the Evening Standard’s Best Film of the Year Award and is now known to be the most successful documentary in the history of British Cinema.
During the press tours and promotional campaigns for the film, Joe Simpson took part in exclusive interviews on prestigious shows like Oprah and Letterman, as well as an appearance on BBC World News.
Joe Simpson has also written numerous other books that have had great success, including “The Beckoning Silence”. Which also had a spectacular documentary made about it which aired on Channel 4 in October 2007. His best-selling book ‘Touching the Void’ has had several accolades, including the NCR Non fiction Award in 1989 and the Boardman Tasker Prize in 1988. Other works by Joe Simpson are fictional novel ‘The Water People’ and non-fiction books ‘Storm of Silence’, ‘This Game of Ghosts’ and ‘Dark Shadows Falling.’ All of Joe Simpson’s fascinating books have been shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Prize.
More recently, Joe Simpson went back to the Nepalese Himalaya range, taking on a challenging solo climb to the peak of Mera. He was triumphant in reaching the summit and ended his mountaineering career on a literal high. Simpson’s second fictional novel named ‘The Sound of Gravity’ was published in late 2011.
Joe Simpsons sterling speaker reputation precedes him, giving amazing talks on his unique achievements and astounding exploits. He has experience talking to a wide range of nationalities and audiences with an immersive presentation including an introduction video and incredible photography.
Booking Joe Simpson to endorse your brand, service or event is very simple. Contraband is the UK’s top booking agent, with friendly, experienced account managers who guarantee you the best deal possible. Contact us today if you would like to book Joe Simpson to be the highlight of your event! We as your booking agent are more than happy to help you create the most motivational moments with Joe Simpson.
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“I am writing to heap enormous praise on Joe Simpson for the incredible presentation he gave. Joe added a new dimension to our meeting, not just through the power of his story, but also through his inspirational speaking qualities. We would have absolutely no reluctance in recommending Joe to anyone.”
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Joe Simpson - Motivational Speaker's Previous Clients:
Proctor & Gamble
Saatchi & Saatchi
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Million Dollar Round Table