message lab

What’s the difference that makes the difference?

Irene Bejenke Walsh

MessageLab is a corporate training and coaching consultancy specialising in presentation and media training as well as executive development.

Our approach to training is holistic: we offer our clients an integrated service which not only fosters key communication skills, but also aides personal and career development. Giving presentations with impact goes hand in hand with developing confidence and leadership skills. Our training offer therefore includes Leadership Coaching and Stress Management. At the heart of our vision is the issue of trust – how to build, maintain or re-build it with any given audience.

Our people are our strength: we are a faculty of highly experienced trainers with complementary skill sets, who work with clients individually or in teams. Meet the team

Since its inception in the year 2000, MessageLab has gained a reputation for innovative coaching, in-depth sector knowledge and outstanding, measurable training results, especially in challenging and time-restrained environments. From our bases in London and Zurich, we work across all major industries in the EMEA region, including Eastern Europe and Russia. Our client list incorporates Fortune 500 companies, privately held SMEs, public institutions and start-ups. Click here for client list

There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to our training – each session is tailored to our clients’ specific requirements. Come and talk to us!

Irene Bejenke-Walsh, Founder & Managing Director, MessageLab

Future Health Mission 2012

Irene Walsh from Message Lab provides guidelines to creating your perfect pitch. What to include and how to make it exciting and leaving people wanting to know more:

Future Health Mission - Irene Walsh - Perfecting your Pitch from Future Health Mission 2012 on Vimeo.

Past Events 2012

September 2012: Future Health Mission

Pitch coaching for 20 early stage top healthcare companies going on a trade mission to Boston. Supported by UKTI and TSB (Technology Strategy Board) and organised by The Longrun Venture.

September 2012: Pitching for Green Investment workshop, The British Library.

35 early stage companies learned how to pitch to potential investors in this interactive bootcamp.

May 2012: Berti Green Accelerator - Pitch training & finalist selection event

EcoConnect and MessageLab conducted a one day workshop on behalf of Berti Investments (, a James Caan company, helping to select finalist companies for the Berti Green Accelerator: a new business incubator programme that seeks to champion entrepreneurial, low-carbon businesses in the UK.

May 2012: Pitching for Green Investment Workshop

Seeking funding for your green industry/cleantech business? In this highly interactive workshop, you'll learn about new sources of funding, what investors want to hear and how to present your investment opportunity in the most compelling way.

March 2012 : Clean & Cool Mission

Pitch coaching for 20 of the best UK cleantech companies going on a trade mission to San Francisco to meet potential investors, customers and partners. Organised by The Longrun Venture.

February 2012: Pitching Yourself & Your Business

How you present yourself, your business and your services will directly affect the amount of business you get. Successful pitching incorporates both verbal and non-verbal aspects which Irene Walsh will explore in her talk. What does it take to create credibility, and ultimately trust, with your audiences?

The CFA Society is the UK's leading association for investment professionals.

MessageLab in the Media

Review of The Investor Pitch workshop at the British Library,
March 2010, The Next Women

Article on Trust Management, HR Today, 4/2009, Switzerland
German (PDF, 128KB) / English (PDF, 80KB)
by Irene Bejenke-Walsh, MessageLab

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