2025 Qualifying Round 2

London, July 23 2024


2025 Qualifying Round 2

Come witness the ultimate presentation competition, where seven seasoned presenters and one audience wildcard will attempt to persuasively present a PowerPoint deck, sight unseen, centered on a topic selected by the audience.
Will there be moments of struggle? Inevitably.
Will there be laughter? Absolutely.

> One topic <
> Ten slides <
> 7 minutes <

Totally improvised

Slide Slam: The World Championship of PowerPoint Karaoke, London, 23rd of July 2024

Contestants compete to qualify for the 2025 Slide Slam: World Championship of PowerPoint Karaoke.


Minna Taylor

Founder of Energize Your Voice and the author of The Confident Body.

Nathan de Groot

Meeting moderator, trainer, and PowerPoint Karaoke evangelist.


Lara naython

Slide Slam Finalist 2024 World Championship, Berlin Qualifying Champion 2024, ready to conquer 2025

Ben Wilberforce-ritchie

Philosopher and ethicist helping companies and employees think their best, published author, hill walker

rob watt

Artistic Director of Theatre Centre, lecturer at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, innovator and immersive storyteller

Marianne Powell 

Storyteller and purpose guide, who loves creating joyful communal experiences

Anna Wells

Gifted with the gab, slinging sandwiches like Chrisell sells sunsets – ready to roll into some improv

Paul Creasy

Performer with Michelle Impro at Hoopla Impro, Writer and producer with Next Level Sketch, Written for BBC Radio 4’s DMs are Open

Audience Wildcard

YOU could become the next world champion.


Michelle Schechter

Founder & CEO of Vantage Point, award-winning filmmaker and Silicon Valley consultant, cold-water enthusiast

Alex Carter

Philosopher and creativity theorist, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Cambridge, researching the philosophy of humour and creative AI

Michael Sadan

Founder & CEO of consultB2B, 15 years in the media, world traveller, football fan & listener of loads of presentations

Quick details and FAQ

Location: London
Date: July 23rd, 2024
Language: English

Does karaoke mean singing is involved?

No, not necessarily. Contestants will give improvised presentations instead.

Can I still join?

Yes, as long as there are tickets, please join us. If you like to be a contestant, it is good to know we offer a wild card for someone in the audience to join as a contestant.

Are you still open to sponsors?

We are open to cooperation of any kind.

How can I contact you?

Please use the form below to share your ideas or ask your question. Minna and Nathan are happy to answer you.

Ideas, nominations, questions?

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