“My first contact with Sharon was when I opened Blue Byte Software, the US operation of an international software company, based in Austin Texas. Sharon helped me and my company tremendously. She quickly and efficiently helped to help build systems that protected our software company. Her expertise educated me.
I retained Sharon throughout our company’s existence in Austin. Her voice and knowledge was invaluable. Sharon continued to demonstrate exceptional skills while we worked together for several years. She is personable, professional, knowledgeable and very efficient. Sharon is a rare person to find/have as part of, or in addition to, any team.”
Former Vice President, Blue Byte Software
“This cultural training went above and beyond our expectations, providing our staff with all the information they could need for our Grand Opening Event. Sharon’s warm demeanor, expertise, and sense of humor created an atmosphere of knowledge and confidence. We are already hoping to invite her back for another session with our staff.”
Lexus of Austin and Lexus of Lakeway, Austin, Texas
“It was a privilege to have Sharon speak at our Global Leadership Initiative event. Her polished, intercultural presentation gave the audience the tools that they need to succeed in a professional dining setting. Several students commented that they benefited greatly from her expertise. Sharon is a gracious and classy speaker, and we hope to have her back again next year. “
Ohio State University, Office of International Affairs , Columbus, Ohio
“Our students were raving about Sharon’s engaging, informative presentation. Everyone in the audience enjoyed learning about table manners and etiquette from such a warm and knowledgeable expert. We cannot recommend her enough!”
Ohio State University, Office of International Affairs , Columbus, Ohio
“Sharon’s presentation was engaging, interactive, and informative. Her knowledgeability, warmth, and expertise made this a wonderful learning experience for everyone present. We look forward to having her speak at next year’s Global Leadership Initiative Annual Event.”
Ohio State University Global Leadership Initiative, Columbus, Ohio
“Sharon kept the group engaged, laughing and having fun during this event. She taught etiquette and professional guidance to our students so they can put their best foot forward in business etiquette. Everything was so well planned- thank you for making our event wonderful and tailoring it for future doctors.”
The University of Texas at Austin , Austin, Texas
“Sharon went above and beyond and customized her session to pre-med students. I have been to multiple etiquette functions, and this was definitely the most informative and helpful. I would highly recommend her. “
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
“Sharon provided exactly what we needed. An etiquette presentation that will benefit our students as they begin their future employment. Sharon’s message resonated with the audience and all of our students, employers and faculty were engaged. Very positive experience!”
Austin Community College, Austin, Texas
“Sharon’s engaging and humorous persona as well as her depth of expertise provided our members with priceless insight into Japanese culture and protocol. The audience walked away with relevant information to help them dine and network with our international clients with grace and tact. I would absolutely recommend Sharon as a foremost expert in her field.”
Lexus of Austin, Austin, Texas
“Sharon provided a very informative, humorous, and highly enjoyable networking and dining training session for the World Affairs Council of Austin.

The training was extremely informative, important, and comprehensive for anyone in domestic or international business. She is very knowledgeable and her expertise was well received by the audience.”

World Affairs Council Austin, Austin, Texas
“Sharon’s training was well done. The session was a refresher for a few and a new lesson for many of our associates.
Sharon provides easy ways to remember business and dining etiquette, and her message resonated well with the associates.
Sharon made it easy to ask questions. She is well spoken and flexible.
I would definitely recommend Sharon to anyone considering a protocol or etiquette expert- she is delightful.”

Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP, Austin, Texas
“Sharon achieved our goals of presenting an etiquette refresher and informing our younger staff of modern business manners. She is very professional and easy to work with. She did a great job of understanding our needs. Anyone needing to train younger associates on modern business and dining etiquette, I would refer to Sharon. She is engaging, flexible and entertaining.”

Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP, Austin, Texas
“Sharon’s presentation provided invaluable insight for the chamber, sharing her breadth of knowledge of email and social media etiquette with members.
She exceeded our expectations with her expertise and her sincere, professional demeanor. I would refer anyone looking for an engaging, entertaining speaker to Sharon.”

Westlake Chamber of Commerce, Austin, Texas
“Sharon did a great job of delivering exactly what was expected during her presentation for our International Connections round-table event. Her positive, engaging, and interactive style left the message resonating very well with the audience. If someone was considering a cross-cultural or international protocol expert, I would recommend they hire Sharon.”

Texas Capital Bank, Austin, Texas
“Sharon provided a professional, engaging presentation on modern business manners and networking to our group of fundraising professionals.
Her expertise provided the audience with real-life examples applicable across disciplines, and encouraged thoughtful questions and discussion.
For those looking for a personable, knowledgeable etiquette expert, I would highly recommend Sharon.”

Texas Capital Bank, Austin, Texas
“Sharon exceeded all of our expectations during the modern dining manners training, and gave our Forty Acres Scholars the tools that they need to feel comfortable in any professional setting. The audience felt comfortable asking whatever question came to mind, and they walked away with greater understanding and confidence.”

The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
“Sharon, our distinguished speaker, brought invaluable cultural insights to both students and faculty when she participated in our program at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Not only was it clear to us that she was an accomplished expert, but the personal stories and insider insights that she shared, concerning the way in which cultural and communication differences impact mediation in the business world, really engaged the students. I have no doubt that thanks to her warmth and wisdom, the lessons Sharon imparted will long be remembered.”
South Texas College of Law-Houston, Houston, Texas
“The session was nothing but first class all the way. Sharon made our members feel at ease while preparing them for interacting with international visitors. Her cross-cultural insight was well received by the members of the community and her presentation surpassed all expectation.”
Austin Chamber of Commerce, Austin, Texas
“Sharon did wonderfully. She shared, taught, and demonstrated to my students how they can learn and grow as professionals in relation to etiquette. She is professional, knowledgeable, and I would highly recommend her. Everything she shared went above and beyond my expectations. Her message hit it right on the head. It just resonated very well!”
The University of Texas at Austin , Austin, Texas


Liz Alexander with Sharon at their Access to Asia book launch in Austin, Texas.
“Any organization or individual who has the good fortune to work with Sharon, in her capacity as one of the world’s premier intercultural and internation etiquette consultants, should consider it a great investment.”
Leading Thought, Austin, Texas
“When our Career Services Office at the University of Texas Law School was searching for an etiquette consultant, we were extremely fortunate to find Sharon Schweitzer. Sharon worked with us to come up with the best programming format to provide our law students with the etiquette tools they need to succeed in the legal profession. Sharon shared etiquette tips and stories with the law students from her legal and business experiences that resonated with the audience of 75+. The law students reported that their confidence level increased substantially after attending Sharon’s tutorial. Sharon’s attention to detail and tireless work ethic are unparalleled. We highly recommend Sharon as an etiquette consultant and look forward to having her back.”
The University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, Austin, Texas


University of Texas School of Law, Associate Director for Career Services, Angelica Salinas Evans,
Former UT Law School Career Counselor Amanda Watkins, with Sharon at the Etiquette Dinner
at the University of Texas Club, Austin, Texas


University of Texas School of Law, Associate Director for Career Services, Angelica Salinas Evans, Former UT Law School Career Counselor Amanda Watkins, with Sharon at the Etiquette Dinner at the University of Texas Club, Austin, Texas
“I wanted to express how much our team enjoyed the etiquette tutorial. They are still buzzing about it. I hope we find an opportunity to bring you back for additional training.”
Hilton Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas
“We live in a competitive world where ‘little things’ can make the difference. In taking Ms. Schweitzer’s course, I learned that etiquette and protocol are no little things. I strongly recommend Ms. Schweitzer’s courses for people of all ages. The experience is enjoyable and the knowledge is golden. Ms. Schweitzer gives you the winning edge.”
Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody, Austin, Texas
“Sharon’s expertise in business etiquette allowed for a great session. Attendees loved how engaging and comfortable the session was, and requested her to go past the allotted time. Would love to have Sharon back to speak again to our Chamber of Commerce members. She reflected positively on our organization.”
Austin Chamber of Commerce, Austin, Texas
“Sharon and I worked together for a visit of 21 real estate investors from China. She facilitated a cultural briefing, bilingual business cards and even practice with chopsticks. Her preparation was invaluable for the dinner as well as the official greeting at Mayor’s office. Her choice of gifts was impeccable. Every detail was flawlessly addressed as events unfolded. Her confidence and composure is astounding. In short, she can handle any situation and any dignitary.”
Gold Eagle Investments, Austin, Texas

Sharon with Helen Jobes of Gold Eagle Investments, and Madame Nie, Head of the Delegation for the Chinese Real Estate Chamber of Commerce, at the home of Helen Jobes, in Lakeway, Texas, USA.


Tee Couch with Sharon Schweitzer at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas USA
“Sharon’s presentations at MD Anderson for our professional development were exceptional. Her warm personality, enthusiasm and passion made the sessions an educational pleasure for our MD Anderson audience. Our professional staff provided overwhelmingly positive feedback, her substantive materials are impressive and I very much enjoyed working with Sharon. Thank you Sharon for your time and expertise.”
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
“As the Dean of the School of Business and Technology at Huston-Tillotson University, it is important for our students to visualize their futures. Ms. Sharon Schweitzer provides an invaluable service to the business students in our Annual Dining Etiquette Workshop. Sharon takes the time to ensure that every student understands dining etiquette and that all questions are answered in a light-hearted manner. Sharon’s class is interactive which helps the students to fully understand the concepts being presented. Sharon teaches skills that provide our graduates with confidence during job interviews and business dinners. Our graduates stand out among other candidates.”
Huston-Tillotson University, Austin, Texas

Sharon with Dr. Steven Edmond
“Sharon served on our Boys & Girls Club of Austin Board of Directors, not only as a dedicated volunteer, but also as a intercultural ambassador to hundreds of future young leaders. Going above and beyond her board duties, Sharon provided high-energy on-site etiquette training for youth at Ann Richards School, Bedicheck, East, South and our Southwest Key club locations.

Even after her board service, CBS football commentator and former UT Longhorn Brian Jones continued to team up with Sharon for his successful Celebrity Etiquette Dinners. Sharon’s excellent content and her ability to build and maintain long-tern relationships makes her invaluable on a team.”

MBA, Boys and Girls Club of Austin, Austin, Texas

Sharon with Heather Biagas and Students from Austin Community College at Hilton Austin Hotel.
“One of our faculty members had seen Sharon present an International Protocol & Dining Etiquette Overview and thought she was outstanding. Therefore the department brought Sharon in to work with our student chefs and servers. This went so well that we asked Sharon to act as a temporary adjunct professor of our International Meeting & Convention course. Sharon uses enjoyable interactive exercises and a hands-on approach in class and answers tough questions with humor. Our most recent Dining Tutorial at the Hilton Austin was the best yet, and the written student feedback indicated their confidence level increased an average of 90%! I highly recommend Sharon as an etiquette expert.”
Austin Community College, Austin, Texas
“For the past five years, Sharon has conducted etiquette training for my Boys & Girls Club Kid’s Dinner sponsored by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. The event leads up to my Celebrity golf tournament. The techniques Sharon utilizes are entertaining, which keeps the kids engaged. What I enjoy is the ongoing Q&A between Sharon and the kids once dinner is served. It assures me that the protocol she has outlined is resonating. I must admit, I’m forced to be on my p’s and q’s. Sharon is very professional and yet not overbearing in laying the foundation for proper etiquette and manners in a formal setting. It has been an extreme joy to partner with her in this endeavor.”
CBS College Sports Network, New York, NY

Sharon with CBS College Football Sports Analyst and Former University of Texas Longhorn Football Star Brian Jones, at his Annual Boys & Girls Clubs Etiquette Dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse.