Are Your Speakers Speaking to Speakers?

Velvet Chainsaw

We refer to these conferences as meetings of speakers speaking to speakers. If your conference has the “speakers speaking to speakers” model, the primary avenue for growth has been to make room for more speaking slots or add to the poster-board footprint.

Creating an Agenda for Event Speakers


To run an event successfully, you need to prepare a good event program and an event speaker’s agenda—a schedule or protocol for speakers about what they will say and how they will act on the stage, etc. Reasons to create an agenda for event speakers.

Best Event Management Conferences 2019


When you’re in the events industry, you should know the main event management conferences for 2019 so you can visit them to improve your knowledge and share your own experiences of working long hours while trying to pull off amazing corporate events for your clients. February 2019.

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How to Get Speakers to Use Live Polling and Q&A


A base station would pick up the votes and feed them into the speaker’s laptop, where a plugin for PowerPoint would compile them and display them on the main screen. Share insights with your audience on the spot to engage them further and give feedback to your speakers right away.

PCMA EduCon Los Angeles 2019

Gallus Events

PCMA EduCon took place in Los Angeles in June 2019 and I was lucky enough to be asked to mentor the attendees of PCMA’s Homeless Hackathon and to present a session on online events. . Slides from my session at PCMA EduCon 2019.

How to use your speakers to better market your event

Event Industry News

Conferences, exhibitions, brand activations, seminars, workshops – we employ speakers for a wide selection of events. Speakers can present you with a broader reach and wider engagement. Ask your speakers to remember to tag your company or ‘check-in’ to your event.

9 Standout Keynote Speakers to Watch


Booking keynote speakers is a high-impact event decision that’s loaded with risk. 9 Keynote Speakers You Want at Your Event. Lisa Bodell Speaker Reel. Here’s a classic post from Seth with tips for event professionals who hire speakers – The Secret of the Five Top.

Find and Secure Memorable Event Speakers With This Free Template


Your ability to find and secure event speakers is crucial to your success. Choose your speakers wisely and they will add their credibility and reputation to your event. But finding and securing speakers for events is not always easy.

How to Make Event Speakers


At the end of the day, the success of an event or meeting depends largely on the delicate relationship between event planners and speakers. At first, an event planner and a speaker get to know each other to see if there is any interest.

6 Budget-Saving Tips for 2019: Maximize Your Event Budget, Not Your Spend


Thankfully, with a few savvy budget-saving tips, you can run a successful, professional event with minimum event budget costs in 2019. Say there’s an international event speaker that will guarantee those registrations come rolling in. You don’t have to break your event budget in 2019 .

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Using Instagram to Advertise Your Event in 2019


Do you have your keynote speakers finalized and ready to be announced to the world? The post Using Instagram to Advertise Your Event in 2019 appeared first on EventMobi Since Instagram is a picture based platform, it is the perfect place to advertise your event.

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3 Innovative Ideas From Collision 2019 to Improve Your Event Experience Design


Over the course of three days this May 2019, entrepreneurs, tech moguls, venture capitalists, and all sorts of other innovators from across the world gathered at the Enercare Centre in Toronto, Canada.

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Any questions? Rethinking traditional Q&A

Conferences that Work

Event design conversation discussion fishbowl fishbowl sandwich lectures participation presentation Q&A questions speakerHow often have you heard “Any questions?” ” at the end of a conference session?

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What True Learning Is at Participant-Centered Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

In contrast, speaker-centric conferences emphasize subject matter experts and their knowledge. Speakers are often rapid-fire and try to cover too much content, causing participants to reach a cognitive load limit.

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Five New Event Planning Trends to Watch in 2019


The new year is well under way, and all of us in the event space are watching out for the new trends that’ll continue to influence our work throughout 2019. of respondents cited “shrinking budgets” as a concern in 2019 – the highest response rate out of any concern reported.

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Call for Speakers: What Do Event Professionals Need to Know This Year?


BizBash is looking for a diverse group of speakers who can [link] are the hot topics in events this year?

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Speaker Presentation Tips to Get a Standing Ovation


In a world where the newest BuzzFeed quiz beckons or time is ticking down to the next HQ Trivia question, event speakers find themselves struggling to get and keep attendees’ attention. The post Speaker Presentation Tips to Get a Standing Ovation appeared first on Evenium Blog.

How to find the best event app in 2019 for me?


As an example, if one of your drivers is to eliminate paper costs then make sure that that you have all the materials digitized and uploaded it to the event app including speaker notes, presentations and other supporting materials. The post How to find the best event app in 2019 for me?

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How to Hire a Speaker for Your Event


When planning a corporate event, like a conference or seminar, choosing the right speaker is key. Decide what you need the speaker for, then follow these tips to hire a speaker for your event. Your budget can narrow down your options for speakers.

2019 Event Trends. What to keep an eye out for


Based on my personal experience and the know-how of our event planning partners, I’ve put together a list on what we at Oveit expect to be the 2019 event trends. Let’s have a meaningful and successful 2019. Families with small children – one of the 2019 Event Trends.

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Baroness Karren Brady CBE Announced as Keynote Speaker at Cvent CONNECT Europe 2019

Event Industry News

Baroness Karren Brady, CBE, recognised as one of the most influential, respected business leaders and inspirational speakers across Europe, will take the main stage as a keynote speaker at this year’s Cvent CONNECT Europe. The industry-leading event technology conference, hosted by Cvent, will take place 14-16 Oct, in London.

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8 Technologies That Will Make Events Stand Out in 2019


Not only do I believe this trend fully materialized, I believe it continues to grow in importance today, in 2019. I’ll keep watching this one as we move into 2019, though I’m not as optimistic as I was in 2015. 3 New Event Trends for 2019.

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Keynote speakers announced for The Meetings Show

Event Industry News

A digital pioneer and former SAS operative have been named as the keynote speakers at The Meetings Show 2019. The show’s education programme will open with a fascinating talk from Colin Maclachlan, star of Channel Four’s reality drama ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ and Channel 5’s ‘Secrets of the SAS’.

Women Speakers Light Up the Room


If you’ve recently attended an event and sensed unique anticipation in the air as the speaker took the stage or experienced a renewed sense of excitement and purpose as the keynote engaged the audience, chances are, that speaker was a woman. Finding a Woman Speaker.

Whats New for April, 2019


The post Whats New for April, 2019 appeared first on rsvpBOOK Blog.

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2019 40 Under 40: The In-Crowd

Connect Your Meetings

Meet the “In-Crowd,” our 2019 Connect Association 40 Under 40. National Speakers Association. Honorees must be under the age of 40 as of April 1, 2019. The post 2019 40 Under 40: The In-Crowd appeared first on Connect Association. This year’s group celebrates the diversity inherent in the events industry. Honorees range from company presidents to budding CVB stars. They come from myriad backgrounds, using different strengths to advance their organizations and careers.

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2019’s Biggest Event Tech Trends

Endless Events

Below you can watch Will Curran of Endless Events , Alex Plaxen of Little Bird Told Media talk all about their favorite 2019 Event Tech Trends at GOWEST. We will expand on each of these 2019 event tech trends and how you can implement them in more detail in the article below but you can’t miss this presentation! We have seen AI on countless event trends lists by now, so why is it a 2019 event tech trend? So there you have it, our top 2019 event tech trends.

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Backlash to All-Women Speaker Lineup at Science Conference

PCMA Convene

Today, on International Women’s Day, we look at one conference that recently came under fire for going too far in trying to make up the difference — by featuring only women scientists as speakers. We just wanted to show it is possible to have 100-percent women speakers,” she said.

The Lucky 7 Guide to Choosing Event Speakers: Part 1


When your prospective corporate event guests are evaluating which events to attend, the destination and quality of networking certainly matter. But the single most important factor is the value of the education, the content you will deliver. Industry Observations What Goes on at an Event

The Most Influential Event Tech Trends for 2019 & Beyond – Part 2

Let’s continue with the blog titled The Most Influential Event Tech Trends for 2019 & Beyond which you probably came across a couple of weeks back. This trend is expected to boom massively in 2019 and in the years to come. EventTech 2019

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Whats New For March, 2019


The post Whats New For March, 2019 appeared first on rsvpBOOK Blog.

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TOP 25 best marketing conferences in Europe to attend in 2019


2019 is here with its event calendar full of the best marketing conferences waiting for you to attend them. To make your choice easier, below you will find out the list of TOP 25 marketing events in Europe to consider in your 2019 attendance calendar. 1 Marketing Insights Event 2019.

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Meet Four Speakers from EMPOWER NYC


In a recent study we analyzed event data from thousands of events over the past five years and discovered that the nearly 70% of speakers at events are male. Get to know a few of these speakers below. For more information on our speakers and content, check out the EMPOWER agenda.



EMPOWER NYC 2019 was an incredible event with over 100 attendees and 20 speakers—all focused on highlighting diversity, inclusion, and the power of in-person connections. Our speakers shared many interesting insights about marketing, personalization, and event success.

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First Smart Meeting of 2019 Raised the Bar

Smart Meetings

The first Smart Meeting of 2019 was on Jan. Marin is excited to greet you in the stunning penthouse @FairmontSF for the first Smart Meeting of 2019. — JT Long (@SmartMtgsJT) January 22, 2019. — SmartMeetings (@SmartMeetings) January 23, 2019.

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Event Branding: The 2019 Guide


Learn how to craft a solid and consistent event brand that will wow sponsors, attendees and partners in 2019. In this guide we will take a look at everything you need to know about event branding in 2019 and beyond.

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Cvent CONNECT 2019 Know Before You Go


Cvent CONNECT 2019 is next week, and we can hardly wait! Get Inspired By Keynote Speakers. Reggie Aggarwal, CEO and Founder of Cvent , will kick off Cvent CONNECT 2019 with an update on Cvent and a state of the industry in meetings, events, and hospitality.

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5 Ways EventMobi’s Professional Services Help You Design and Execute the Best Event App


Easy access to information, a convenient way to see updates in the schedule, and tools to interact with speakers and attendees play a big role in a seamless event experience. Support speakers to run session engagement like live polls and live questions.

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#EventIcons 2019 Sneak Peek – #EventIcons Episode 146

Endless Events

Today we are giving you an exclusive sneak peek into our 2019 #EventIcons show line up. What do you want to see from #EventIcons in 2019? And now for the main topic in the episode below, #EventIcons 2019 Sneak Peak!

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Top speakers join Academic Venue Showcase line-up

Event Industry News

Leading events professionals have joined the education programme at the Academic Venue Showcase 2019, organiser Academic Venue Solutions today announced. The free exhibition, which takes place on 19 March at the ILEC Conference Centre in London, has been designed to teach valuable skills and share the latest industry knowledge. “As As well as our supreme collection of venues, this is another great reason to attend the Showcase next month.”