19/07/16 Professional Presentations in English


This is a list of phrases to help you make a professional presentation in English.
The sentences and phrases below follow the logical progression of a well-balanced presentation. We’ll be offering them to you in different e-lessons to keep them short.


  • Good morning and welcome to
    [name of company, name of conference hall, hotel, etc.].
  • Thank you all very much for coming today/ for being here today.
  • I hope you all had a pleasant journey here today.
Introducing yourself
  • My name is [  ] and I am responsible for ….
  • My name is [  ] from [name of company], where I am responsible for ….
  • Let me introduce myself; my name is [  ] and I am responsible for ….
Introducing your presentation
  • The purpose of today’s presentation is to ….
  • The purpose of my presentation today is to ….
  • In today’s presentation I’d like to … show you …. / explain (to you) how ….
  • In today’s presentation I’m hoping to … give you an update on… / give you an overview of ….
  • In today’s presentation I’m planning to … look at …. / explain ….