Darryl Lovegrove

The name ‘Darryl Lovegrove’ is synonymous with entrepreneurialism, quality and innovation in the world of entertainment.  An electrifying delivery of a compelling story punctuated by live operatic performances – he keynote is nothing like you have experienced before and is guaranteed to uplift, inspire and highly motivate your audience!

Co-creator of world-renowned corporate entertainment sensation “The Three Waiters”, Lovegrove (and former business partner) started with a simple entertainment concept that went on to revolutionise corporate entertainment!  Thrilling audiences of millions in over 70 countries, the Act earned a standing ovation from the worlds’ greatest opera singers themselves  – “The Three Tenors” and was the recipient of several prestigious international industry awards.  Offices were established in Sydney, LA, New York, London and Bogota Colombia. After 11 years, Lovegrove sold his financial interest in the Act and established his own Company which is well known for creating innovative corporate entertainment acts of the highest calibre.

One of Australia’s pre-eminent vocalists!

Initially pursuing a career in musical theatre, Lovegrove featured in “Les Miserables” and “Chess” he sealed his reputation as one of Australia’s pre-eminent vocalists with his award-winning portrayal of “Jesus” in “Jesus Christ Superstar”.  He featured alongside Sarah Brightman and Anthony Warlow in “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” and many other productions before starring as John Lennon in “Looking Through a Glass Onion”.

Cuts through corporate jargon to provide real inspiration!

Lovegrove’s keynote, From Sydney to New York: A business success story like no other, is a very honest look at the challenges involved with a start-up operation and the obstacles faced when establishing Companies overseas.  Cutting through corporate jargon he discusses the importance of leadership, innovation and maintaining focus. His story provides an injection of real inspiration to everyone who hears it.

Totally unique

In a manner unique to the professional speaking circuit, Lovegrove punctuates his story with the live performance of operatic arias.  Either as a dynamic start, or an exhilarating conclusion to a conference, incentive or event – audiences continually report the keynote makes them energized and highly motivated.


“Darryl Lovegrove is a knock out awesome speaker. He is a performer, entrepreneur and what the corporate world needs. An injection of rock and roll values willing to have a go and confront the status quo, he is in my mind a perfect conference opener or closer. I am a big fan of his and reckon Dazza rocks!”
~Matt Church, Founder, Thought Leaders

“In the twenty years I have been delivering excellence to my clients, I have drawn up (very) short lists of speakers and entertainers that have exceeded my highest expectations.  After your time with us on our recent Aon Conference, I can confirm you went straight to the top of both lists. Your truly memorable keynote session at the end of a very long day deserved the standing ovation you were given – and your truly stunning outdoor post dinner show under the Northern Territory night sky left every single person breathless.  It was simply superb!”

~ Steve Rawlins, MD dmp marketing

“We recently held a conference in Sydney for 350 attendees and had Darryl as the closing speaker. His presentation was nothing short of extraordinary. He’s engaging, funny, insightful, entertaining and of course highly inspirational. Many people commented that he was the best out of 14 speakers at the conference. So what would I say to someone thinking about hiring Darryl Lovegrove? Just do it.”

~ Dale Beaumont, MD Business Blueprint. Author of the best selling ‘Secrets Exposed’ series

“Darryl’s presentation to the AFA Conference ensured that a great event has already become the most memorable of the last 10 years”

~ Richard Klipin, CEO, Association of Financial Advisers Ltd

“We recently held an event for 100 of my key people. The purpose was to drive culture and inspire them to take the business to another level. Darryl did a fantastic presentation that supported the objective of the event and incorporated incredible opera that was uplifting and inspiring. The team gave him a standing ovation and set the scene for the balance of the event….well done”

~ Jordan Hawke, CEO Asteron

“Darryl was incredibly entertaining with the whole team unequivocally positive about his key note.   He was fun, passionate and warm – with a great business message to share that was really relevant to us.  Everyone got something out of it. Simply brilliant!”

~ Kellie Lewis, Sentis

“Darryl was fantastic! As the keynote speaker for our conference he delivered a great story of success with a passionate, enthusiastic presentation that thrilled our delegates. What a voice! The delegates gave Darryl a standing ovation. As MC of our Gala Dinner Darryl was outstanding. I would have no reservations in recommending Darryl to any conference organiser.”

~ Geoff Brennan, Stream Solutions

“Thanks for an outstanding main platform presentation to our group. Personally, your performance to our teams was the highlight of the conference. You captured everyone with your energy, enthusiasm and passion for your business. Your story was totally relevant to the theme of our conference and you showed us how if we apply the focus and the passion to the vision, we can achieve anything. Without exception, your session has won all the accolades.”

~ Maurice Trapp, Maurice Trapp Group (NZ)

“Everyone loved Darryl. He was just the right pitch for the time in the program and for our audience. He was professional, highly talented and very engaging. Darryl was amazing – what a talent. We all fell in love with him! And our delegates have requested that we have him again.”

~ Tracey Hamilton, Intimo Lingerie

“An entertainer with a real message for business success…Absolutely BRILLIANT!”

~ David Jay, CEO Australian Settlements Ltd

 “Darryl was the perfect closer for the conference with a brilliant blend of entertainment and message. Our delegates had already had two days of serious sessions and his energy sent them home with on a brilliant happy note.

~ Jenny Wills, Richardson & Wrench

“What an incredible success story. Humorous and funny, entertaining and witty and above all delivered with raw passion and enthusiasm. Rock’n Roll all around. Darryl, I take my “hat off”. You are a genius.”

~ Martin Klopfer, etm group of companies

“Our intention was such that the clients left pumped and excited and after your exceptional delivery they have left just that and much more… The feedback was so positive.  They loved your singing obviously but really felt as though they had travelled your journey also and came away feeling as though they too can achieve their dreams and goals not only for their business but also for themselves personally.”

~ Lisa Kershaw, Proctor & Gamble NZ

“I was deeply moved on a profound level.  Your keynote/performance sent shivers down my spine.  You are an inspiration on so many levels.  You took us on an extraordinary journey that just got more and more exciting as it evolved.”

~ Lisa Messenger, Managing Director, Messenger Publishing

“I loved the message of staying focused on the core product but being flexible and exploring other ideas while working on the central message, selling your business and still moving forward”

~ Paul Timms, AIPT

“Amazing delivery of an inspiring story.  To hear your sensational voice emerge in the middle of a presentation was stunning and a revelation of your talent”

~ Sue O’Brien, Organisations that Matter

“Thank you for your inspiring energy and awesome performance.  Such openness about the highlights and challenges of being an entrepreneur was refreshing.  Your performances were also extraordinary”

~ Sally-Anne Cotton, CTT Trainer, Executive Alchemist

“Your presentation was uplifting and inspiring with a good business and life message”

~ Gary Pittard, Pittard Training Group

“Your contribution to the Aon conference was more than significant in creating what has been described as the “best conference ever””

~ Tony Lye, Aon Wealth Management


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