Why choose Blind Dave Heeley for your special event?
Blind Dave is an experienced public speaker who has reached out to a very diverse audience, including the education sector from Primary to University, Corporate, including team building and after dinner, up to the dizzy heights of St James’s Palace. His talks have taken him throughout the Uk and to many venues worldwide.
Blind Dave has a unique way of delivering his motivational speeches, with intense passion that leaves you with an incredible humbling feeling that makes you question yourselves, to the point where you leave the room feeling that nothing is impossible.
The challenges themselves are fantastic adventures to listen to, but coupled with Dave’s humour and immense enthusiasm for life and the emotional challenge of living with blindness it can’t help but bring smiles, tears and motivation from the audience
Dave, an ordinary guy from West Bromwich, recounts stories from his own experiences as a self -motivated blind person, offering broader insights to life such as:
The emotional challenge of living with blindness and continuing an active life.
Helping people to achieve their personal goals; whether that be to walk independently or run marathons.
His unique achievement’s being the first and only blind person to run 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents (777) and John O’Groats to Lands end with a difference! ( Top2Toe).
Never giving up, facing fears and making the most of adversity. Dave talks about mindsets, attitude, beliefs and how we can adapt and change.
The ultimate can do spirit “Don’t worry about what you can’t do concentrate on what you can do”
Blind Dave’s audiences in recent years have included:
Football Clubs: West Bromwich Albion,Aston Villa,Wolves,Birmingham City,West Ham
Educational Sector:Winchester University,South Birmingham College
Disability groups: RNIB, Ideal for All
Rotary clubs & WI: Local & Conferences
Charitable organizations: Macmillan, Guide dogs for the blind & many others
Local councils & government departments
Corporate events: EDF Energy, LLoyds Bank,Virgin,Barclays,Just Retirement,Richo Arena, RAF Cosford & many more
Radio: WM, Global Radio, Talk Sport
Sport Organisations: Sport England,Black Country Sports, Dubai Roadrunners
Theatre’s: Hippodrome, The Old Rep