If you think the word “success” should be spelled with dollar signs ($UCCE$$), you are not invited. If your goal is to speak for $50 and a chicken dinner at the Rotary Club, please don’t come. Winning at the high end of the market requires focus, commitment, and professionalism... not cheesy platitudes.

But if you’re serious about being a professional speaker, there is no other program that matches the efficiency and quality you’ll enjoy with us. You’ll walk away energized and armed for battle, ready to take on the world.

Bottom line: you'll learn what it takes to launch, scale, and win.

Countdown to the next Virtual Bootcamp


until June 17th Bootcamp

"Since Bootcamp, we’ve been proposed 18 times by bureaus - most of which are new or deeper connections, thanks to 3 Ring Circus. We’ve been booked for three of those engagements and, even better, another dozen still percolating!"

Nick Tasler: Leadership Keynote Speaker, Organizational Psychologist, and 4-time Bestselling Author



You’re already accomplished and successful. You’ve had a legendary business career, written a gripping book, swam the English Channel. You’ve got that burning desire to share your message with the world, but are overwhelmed and confused by the dizzying world of professional public speaking. How do you launch? How does the business work? What steps are needed to scale?


We were just like you. Successful business careers, but no clue about the business of public speaking. Fast forward a few years: hundreds of annual keynotes to the biggest brands and audiences, millions in revenue, deep relationships in the industry, top Google search results, dozens of inquiries a day. The machine is fine-tuned and rocking. Let us share our model to save you years of frustration, distraction, and bewilderment.


At our virtual bootcamp, we’ll squish a decade of experience into an intense and riveting session. You’ll learn the ins and outs of the speaking business, including what traps to avoid. From your brand and positioning to online marketing to the nuances of working with speaker bureaus, we’ll guide you through every aspect you need to launch as a high-end professional speaker. From the strategic to the tactical, you’ll learn the tricks of the trade in record time.

A Comprehensive Program

  • Intimate setting: hand-selected guests
  • Monthly group coaching webinars with live Q&A: lifetime subscription included
  • Live, interactive “fireside chat” session with senior bureau executives from the world's biggest firms
  • Interactive exercises throughout to help you craft your approach
  • Pre and post-event materials
  • Private, member-only Facebook group for ongoing support
  • Detailed, 147-page custom workbook with all course materials and notes

"I LOVE the 3 Ring Circus team! You have all been so wonderful in helping me realign my speaking business for 2020 and beyond."

Marilyn Sherman: Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author & Founder of Front-Row Leadership

The 3 Ring Circus Difference

  • The only program produced and led by a current top speaker in the industry
  • Endorsed by major speaker bureaus
  • Practical and actionable learning with scientific approach
  • Serving high-end professional speakers and those that intend to perform on the largest stages to the most important audiences
  • Intimate, interactive workshop to accelerate your time to market and success
  • Ongoing support and learning included
  • No cheesy BS or get-rich-quick hype. Just the real inside scoop on what it takes to build and scale your speaking business

Not sure if you're ready to walk the tightrope? Contact Matt Ciccone at 248.787.4766 for a FREE 15-minute consultation.


At Bootcamp, you will:

  • Learn the ins and outs of the speaking biz
  • Craft your own unique strategy to break in and breakaway
  • Understand the common mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Discover how bureaus engage, think, and act
  • Learn how to effectively market yourself as a high-end keynote speaker
  • Develop your Speaker Action Plan
  • Build a network of support with other emerging speakers to help you scale
  • Uncover all the resources you need to launch and grow
  • Foster bureau relationships and get your foot in the door

"I cannot thank you, your team, and the entire 3 Ring Circus family enough for what was a transformative experience for me. I don’t believe it’s going to far to say that it was life-changing. The energy, drive, and belief I now have in my ability to make this happen is indescribable. Bootcamp was EXACTLY what I was looking for."

Brent C. Wagner: Human Potential Keynote Speaker, Facilitator, and Writer

Sample Agenda

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Arrival + Zoom Check-In

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Act One: Setting the Stage

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Act Two: The Science of the Speaking Business

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Act Three: How Keynotes are Bought and Sold

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm


5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Act Four: Meet the Bureaus

5:30 pm - 5:50 pm

Act Five: 9 Keys to Boosting Your L-Factor

5:50 pm - 6:10 pm

Act Six: 11 Principles of Performance

6:10 pm - 6:30 pm

Act Seven: 12 Steps to Powerful Storytelling

6:30 pm - 6:40 pm

Act Eight: From Here to There

6:40 pm - 6:50 pm

Putting it Into Action

6:50 pm - 7:00 pm

Wrap-up + Closing Remarks

"I can’t thank you enough for the opportunity of the last three days. I don’t say it lightly, but I think this is not only a game changer but a life changer."

Joe Delagrave: Keynote Speaker and Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Player