Former President, National Speakers Association, USA
Contribution to HR Community

This “Contribution to HR Community” Award recognises Mr Daryl Scott Friedman’s contribution in areas of professional development of speakers. 

Scott Friedman, CSP, (Certified Speaking Professional) and the 2004- 05 President of the National Speakers Association, is the author of 2 books and co-author of 4 others. Scott’s latest book, “Punchlines, Pitfalls and Powerful Programs - Ten Surefire Ways of Adding Humor to Your Presentations,” have contributed to speaker development immensely. His book, Using Humor for a Change, is chock-full of great ideas to lighten-up the organisational environment. 

Scott’s greatest contribution in speaker development can be attributed to his efforts to form the Global Speakers Summit in Singapore. He has pioneered speaker associations in Asia to develop professional speakers. He has mentored, coached and developed professional speakers and influenced HR professionals to bring humour into the workplace. 

The Asia HRD Congress 2010 International Awards Committee is delighted to honour Mr Daryl Scott Friedman for his contribution to the HR community.