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Anne Wootten

Anne Wootten

Wootten & Sommers

Anne Wootten is one of Canada’s leading experts in presentation skills, international business, and corporate etiquette. Her unique approach to teaching and coaching stems from a three-decade career in the entertainment industry. She has directed, choreographed and coached internationally known theatre, film and television performers.

As President of her own firm, Anne Wootten & Associates, Anne successfully taught and coached different companies of all sizes. She focused on the skills they need to conduct business in person or on a Skype conference, present to audiences of all sizes, pitch their products and services, network effectively, and prepare for media interviews. 

Anne is well-known as a teacher, trainer, and Guest Lecturer, and her clients include York University, Ryerson University, George Brown College, and University of Windsor. Anne has worked as Consulting Director/Choreographer for productions at Stratford Festival, where she was a two-time winner of the Tyrone Guthrie Award. As a special events consultant, her clients include World Youth Day, and multiple galas starring top Canadian artists.

Anne received her training and certification from the Protocol School of Washington®, the most highly-regarded business etiquette, image and international protocol school in North America. She brings her attention to detail to her services as an Etiquette and Protocol Consultant, where she teaches dining skills, domestic and international business customs, and meeting etiquette. Anne makes it possible to secure and maintain the relationships needed, not only to achieve business goals, but also to be at ease during first meetings and business dining.

Successful Style – Perfecting Your Professional Image

Your presentation style is critical for gaining a competitive advantage in the business arena. This workshop gives you the tools to move seamlessly from the Boardroom to Business Dining and everything in-between. The main focus is how to put other people at ease and move from small talk to the business at hand.



Time Length

60 minutes to full day

Type of Presentation

Interactive Workshop

Key Elements

Presenting an executive class image, business attire and cultural awareness.


Knowledge of business protocol including global business and exchange.


Body language and etiquette – how’s your handshake?


marketing strategies to sell your book


Other Topics

  • Relationship Building in the Digital World
  • Preparing to Speak
  • Launch Your Brand into a Starring Role on the Media Stage (with Susan Sommers and Anne Wootten)

Anne & Susan captivated our audience from start to finish! Their combination of knowledge, enthusiasm, experience, and empathy is what truly sets them apart. I have no reservations recommending them for speaking opportunities elsewhere and I look forward to having them do business-related programming events at our library for many more years.

Abbas Amarshi

Head, Business Studies, North York Central Library

Anne and Susan offer a combination of communications and public relations techniques that are practical, timely and applicable for every business. After attending a seminar with them at the Toronto Library, we felt energized and inspired!

Manuela Parisi Bruga

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