Annemarie Steen

Are you looking for an energetic and interactive speaker or moderator for your event that moves your audience and creates connections playfully?

Dutch speaker Annemarie Steen (1971) is a sparkling, creative & playful personality. Annemarie is Serious about Playfulness. She has a strong vision on the importance of Play in dealing with today’s fast changing world and economic challenges. In her interactive talks, she explains the powerful relationship between play, playfulness, creativity and innovation and "why leaders should play more".

Annemarie’s presentations and playshops are characterized by a high degree of playful interaction with the audience, resulting in connections and insights that ‘stick’. She has a talent of engaging her listeners into meaningful and playful experiences, overcoming initial fear by most adults and show them a safe way to leave their comfortzone, because “it’s outside of our comfortzone where the magic happens.”

Annemarie was invited to speak & play at Gennex Digital (Switzerland 2018), EY Innovation Realized (Netherlands 2018), Meeting Professionals International (Netherlands 2018 + 2016)), Applied Improv Conference (Paris 2018, UK 2016), Roche (Netherlands 2017), Parnu Leaderhip Conference (Estonia, 2017 + 2013), Leolux (Netherlands 2017), Fontys (Netherlands 2016), Hogeschool Utrecht (Netherlands 2016), TEDxTallaght (Ireland, 2014), Parnu Marketing Conference (Estonia 2014). Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (Singapore 2012).

She is also senior faculty at THNK, school of creative leadership and was awarded Best visiting lecturer at the Estonian Business School for teaching Creative Leadership to MBA students.

It's outside of our comfortzone where the magic happens