Invest in Your Speakers to Grow Your Value Proposition

Velvet Chainsaw

Keynote speakers and main-room experiences are pivotal for bringing the community together and sharing key messaging, but attendees expect—and deserve—transformational learning (change in ideas, attitudes and behaviors) from curated, relevant and problem-centric educational sessions.

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The ultimate virtual event speaker brief

Gallus Events

So we have created the ultimate virtual event speaker brief. If you are an organiser who has never organised an online event before and you are worried about briefing your speakers then this article is for you! Our ultimate guide to briefing speakers to deliver virtual sessions.

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Top Tips for Preparing Your Presenters

Velvet Chainsaw

Make the Most of Your Speaker Prep Calls. Let’s focus on the third bullet point above, speaker prep. Other than one-on-one coaching (which we’ll delve into in an upcoming blog), session-planning calls can be the most effective way to prepare speakers.

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Top 2020 Event Conferences

Attendease

Needless to say, 2020 is set to be another bar-raising year for event management professionals. Here’s a complete round-up of the ten best event tech conferences that you should be excited for in 2020. C2 Montréal 2020. 120 conferences with speakers from leading brands.

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Controversial Speakers At Events: The Breakdown

Endless Events

The tea is hotter than ever today and all thanks to the topic of controversial speakers! This is why we decided to go ahead and touch upon the whole ordeal of controversial speakers at events. Will reaches a point in the controversial speakers discussion where he wonders something.

Will Work for Goodwill

Velvet Chainsaw

At VCC, we were tracking to have a banner year in 2020. Speaker coaching for virtual engagement. Professional speaker recommendations.

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2020 Event Tech Trends That Will Shape The Year

Endless Events

Welcome to another episode of #EventIcons, and this time around we’re talking 2020 event tech trends! So now it’s time for the 2020 event tech trends to shine! Lindsay immediately asks our guests about the two biggest trends for event profs will be in 2020.

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Top 99 keynote speakers every event planner must know about

Hubilo Blog

Why have a keynote speaker at your event? This where you need keynote speakers at your event or conference. Often event planners find it difficult to find an easy reference list of keynote speakers or guest speakers for various industry segments.

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Podcast: Samuel Scott reveals best practices for keynote speakers

Event Industry News

Joining the podcast from Copenhagen, Denmark, was professional keynote speaker, Samuel Scott. Particularly if the speaker is not being paid, they will attempt to gain some benefits from the session by pitching their company or services.

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On stage at Event Tech Live 2020

Event Industry News

The world’s leading event technology expo, Event Tech Live, will be back at the Old Truman Brewery for its seventh edition in November 2020. It’s great to be shaping ETL 2020.

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Sustainability in the Events Sector: What Can We Expect in 2020?

GEVME

With 2020 now in full swing, businesses around the world will be planning their events calendars for the year ahead – and what better time to start thinking about what we can expect to see in terms of changes to the events landscape in the next 12 months?

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EVENTIT postponed until 25th September 2020

Event Industry News

Scotland’s leading annual showcase for business events professionals will be postponed until 25 th September 2020, due to the outbreak and spread of Coronavirus across the UK.

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Getting the best value from your keynote speaker

Event Industry News

Director of Performing Artistes, Lauralee Whyte, shares her experience of getting the most from a keynote speaker. Keynote speakers will have their usual stock lectures and titles, and invariably one of these can be shoehorned into the overall theme.

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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.

Virtual Events Will Be Key in 2020  – Here’s How to Transition Yours 

Guidebook

Encourage attendees to tweet out their takeaways or snap selfies of themselves enjoying speaker sessions. Choose Engaging Speakers. This is why it’s so important to choose speakers you can captivate an audience online.

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5 Ways to Navigate a Speaker Panel

SmartMeetings

But choosing the speakers, moderator and even the discussion topic can be challenging. Too vague and it won’t peak attendees’ interest, and speakers may meander too much. The speakers were balanced, the moderator wasn’t overpowering or boring, and the audience was engaged and included.

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Top 98 keynote speakers every event planner must know about

Hubilo Blog

Why have a keynote speaker at your event? This where you need keynote speakers at your event or conference. Often event planners find it difficult to find an easy reference list of keynote speakers or guest speakers for various industry segments.

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Dynamic Speakers to Consider for Your Upcoming Event

MeetingPlay

Booking the right speaker is critical to the success of your event. If you’re wondering where to begin when it comes to how to find a speaker or just looking for some new ideas, you’re in luck!

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What Meeting Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020

PCMA Convene

The editors of Convene looked back over 2019, asking this question: What’s one meeting and event trend on my radar in 2020? A conference rolled out plans for an all-women speaker lineup. That order gets even taller when it comes to reflecting diversity in a speaker lineup.

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35 Must Attend Events For Event Planners in 2020

Bizzabo

We encourage every event planner to mark their calendars for the following 35 events and conferences in 2020. Learn from top speakers and network with your peers. The 2020 gathering will feature top speakers and networking opportunities. International Confex 2020.

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Sell More With Event Marketing (2020 Update)

Eventtia

Every year we see these events, with their own dedicated followers, capture the headlines with product launches, speakers, and exclusive brand elements. It should come as no shock that brands such as Salesforce, Apple, and Tesla are investing big in events ????.

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The meeting industry coronavirus silver lining

Conferences that Work

As in face-to-face large meetings, this speaker-switching mechanism doesn’t work with a large group without central control over who, or how many, can speak at any moment. Despite the terrible impacts of the coronavirus on the meeting industry, there’s a silver lining. Hear me out!

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10 events that have pivoted to virtual

Gallus Events

From their website: “#SMWNYC (May 5-7) & #SMWLA (June 17-18) Merge to Become #SMWONE: A Virtual Conference Series for 2020” The made the announcement that has (and should be) a template for other events. Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2020.

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Your Big-Name Keynote Speaker is a No Show. So Now What?

Experient

You and your team have been trying to book a big-name, big draw keynote speaker for years. Dos and Don’ts When a Big-Name Keynote Speaker Cancels. Can the speaker be available for live streaming? Have you experienced a keynote speaker no-show at your conference or convention?

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Aussie Speakers Bureau Launches in the U.S.

MeetingsNet

Every year there are new speakers on the circuit to consider for your conferences—business speakers, motivators, humorous keynoters, government experts, and more. And as of the new year, there’s a new bureau bringing speakers to U.S. market features 11 speakers

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Top Tips for Planning Memorable Breakout Sessions

Picatic by Eventbrite

During a breakout session, the crowd is broken up into smaller sections where attendees can get more one-on-one attention and speakers get to answer more direct questions.

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Taking your first event online – what you need to consider

Gallus Events

We created the ultimate guide to briefing online speakers and this is a great template to get you started! It may be the first online event that your speakers have taken part in. Many organisations are scrambling to get their next event online.

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2020 Event Strategy Guide

Attendease

In 2020, events are going to become an even stronger pillar of B2B and B2C marketing. Top B2B Chief Marketing Officers plan to allocate almost 30% of their marketing budget to event planning in 2020. Automated call out for speakers.

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9 Creative Ways to Find Great Event Speakers

Expo Logic

Speakers are a vital component to any event - and can be one of the most difficult. Finding enough speakers to fill your agenda is one thing; finding the right speakers is another. In this guide you’ll discover: 9 great sources for finding conference speakers.

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9 Creative Ways to Find Great Event Speakers

Expo Logic

Speakers are a vital component to any event - and can be one of the most difficult. Finding enough speakers to fill your agenda is one thing; finding the right speakers is another. In this guide you’ll discover: 9 great sources for finding conference speakers.

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Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020)

GEVME

He is also an investor in innovative startups and a public speaker on the topic of digital transformation in the business events industry. The post Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020) appeared first on GEVME Blog.

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SXSW schedule 2020: The top sessions for event marketers

Eventbase

We’re getting ready for SXSW 2020 and looking forward to our 10th year of powering the official SXSW GO app. To help our fellow event marketers plan their time, here are our top picks for your SXSW schedule 2020 — including a session we’re presenting!

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The need for a strategic approach to online events

Gallus Events

The Ultimate Online Speakers Brief (a kind of template that you can cut and paste to help your speakers deliver better digital content). The need for a strategic approach to online events should underpin your decisions, even if you are rushing to get online.

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2020 Event Trends – How Will the Industry Evolve?

Endless Events

Just like that, we blinked and it’s time to talk about the 2020 event trends. This year we stepped it up and surveyed hundreds of #Eventprofs to weigh in on the hottest trends for 2020. Instead, we’re bringing you a curated list of the top event trends for 2020.

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Jonas Event Technology: What are the event technology trends going to be in 2020 and beyond?

Event Industry News

Here are 8 of growing technology trends in 2020, and how they can be used effectively. Guests can purchase tickets, download brochures, check-in, answer surveys, take polls, view maps, read important information such as schedules and speaker bios, and much more.

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Venue and date announced for the ESSA Forum and AGM 2020

Event Industry News

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced the venue and date for the ESSA Forum and AGM 2020, which will be held on Thursday 30 th April, at Pergola Olympia, London.

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Performing Artistes

Event Industry News

Performing Artistes is the division of f4 group that supplies speakers, hosts and presenters for a whole range of activities. We are constantly updating and adding to it so we have the resources and research facilities to contact any celebrity or speaker you may be interested in. Directory Entertainment Entertainment Agencies Speakers Comedians conference speakers keynote speakers Motivational Speakers Public speakers

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6 Things a Good Event Moderator Should Always Do

Eventbrite

It’s your job to introduce speakers, keep the conversation flowing in a group discussion, and make sure the audience gets the most out of the event. So you’ve been asked to be an event moderator. First time? You’re probably wondering what you’ve agreed to.

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Flight shaming in the events industry

Gallus Events

However…… If you had followed the COP 26 summit ( I carried out a sustainability review of the event which you can read here) you would have read that the agreed targets and actions to reduce climate-warming have been “postponed” to COP 27 in 2020. .

2020 153

Events Of The Future: How To Plan A Virtual Event

Endless Events

So it really ramped up for 2020, one to two webinars or live summits a week. “We wanted to be very proactive about our 2020 schedule. I would say it takes about two hours per speaker that you have. “Our speakers have fancy microphones.

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