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I've done this several times. I did this once to a large room full of people from across the business, including external suppliers. I was nervous, but once I got started the nerves soon dissipated.

- Have bullet points and use these to give your talk direction and flow (but don't just read from them, they are only bullet points)
- Use pauses to allow you to give eye contact and allow your points to sink into the audience
- Use Powerpoint, code samples etc to make your points clearer and provide clarification

The only person who knows you are nervous is you, no one else in the room knows that. Use that knowedge to your advantage.
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