The ultimate virtual event speaker brief

Gallus Events

One area we know loads of event professionals are struggling with is getting good digital content for their online events. So we have created the ultimate virtual event speaker brief. Our ultimate guide to briefing speakers to deliver virtual sessions.

Crowdsourcing Speakers


Are you ready to crowdsource your speakers or learning sessions at your next event? The post Crowdsourcing Speakers by Christina Green appeared first on [link]. Event Management crowdsourcing speakersPeople know what they want. Or do they?

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Getting More Value from Conference Keynote Speakers

Velvet Chainsaw

Not long ago, becoming a professional speaker was a third step in a thought leaders career path. Keynote speakers should be chosen wisely. Current – The speaker’s expertise must be fresh; not the same shtick they did 10+ years ago. Anything listed in pre-event category above.

How to Write a Speaker Bio That Will Attract Attendees

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If speakers contribute to the draw of your event, then their bios are essential components of your promotion. Fact is, it’s not enough to simply include educational and background information and point people toward your speaker’s latest projects.

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. About an event schedule/agenda. Tips for event planners.

The perfect speaker briefing

Gallus Events

There is a direct correlation between how well a speaker is briefed and how good the conference will be. So how do you design the perfect speaker briefing? How are you briefing your speakers. I often talk about the 700 or so events I have organised. The Full Event Brief.

Contracting Conference Speakers

Gallus Events

By my rough estimation I’ve organised over 500 learning events. Those events have ranged from half day seminars to three day conferences. So perhaps, on average, let’s say half a dozen speakers at each event. That makes roughly 3000 speakers.

28 Rewarding Speaker Gift Ideas


##abovethefold## Give your speakers a little something extra with some of these thoughtful gift ideas to show your appreciation. Don’t just give your speakers another paperweight, consider offering them something more meaningful that doesn’t have to cost a lot.

Speaker Engage Event Management Platform [Review]


Speaker Engage consolidates event planning tasks, speaker and sponsor curation, and communications in one place. Speaker Engage: What Is It? The post Speaker Engage Event Management Platform [Review] by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link].

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Supporting conference speakers

Gallus Events

I took to the stage as part of the content, curated by Julius Solaris and his team at Event Manager Blog at IBTM in Barcelona, in December. Supporting conference speakers. Julius asked me to do a session that would help planners better understand and better support their speakers.

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. A simple call out on a slide to draw attention to a poll or event survey will help increase adoption. Event Survey.

Top 99 keynote speakers every event planner must know about

Hubilo Blog

Why have a keynote speaker at your event? The sole idea of organizing any business event or a conference is to engage with your audience and build a strong brand by providing value by the means of sharing knowledge, insights or present compelling stories.

Top 98 keynote speakers every event planner must know about

Hubilo Blog

Why have a keynote speaker at your event? The sole idea of organizing any business event or a conference is to engage with your audience and build a strong brand by providing value by the means of sharing knowledge, insights or present compelling stories.

Your Conference Speaker Outreach Checklist


Conference-goers are willing to travel far and wide for the right speaker lineup. But finding and securing conference speakers isn’t always easy. Securing speakers is a lengthy process. The post Your Conference Speaker Outreach Checklist appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

Virtual Event Speakers: The Ultimate Hacks For Success

Endless Events

You’re either a planner eager to learn how you can set your virtual speaker up for success, or you’re a speaker looking to be trained in the art of virtual presentations. For The Speakers. #1 At their core, events are, and always will be, about people.

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How To Choose The Right Speaker For Your Next Conference

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Would you like a keynote speaker that is engaging, inspirational and entertaining, while being knowledgeable in their field and relevant to your audience? What event manager doesn’t right? There are many things to consider when looking for a speaker for your next event.

The Ultimate Hacks For Successful Virtual Event Speakers

Sarah Christl

?? The Best of the Best: Engaging Your Audience: Virtual Event Speakers – The Ultimate Hacks For Success. Anatomy Of Virtual Events: Virtual Breakout Rooms: Different Types & How They Work. ? Worried you might be missing something while planning your virtual event?

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9 Tech Tools Professional Speakers Should Master


More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Standing out as a professional speaker is about more than just presenting good info. Speakers today are charged with a lot of interactive and social media […]. Event Apps #eventtech EventProfs eventmanagement

The Speaker-To-Audience Rut: Are You In It?

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Are you ready to change the format of your event or conference? Create new event engagement that keeps your attendees active, interested and on their toes; then it’s time to get yourself unstuck from the speaker-to-audience rut! appeared first on Picatic Event Planning Blog.

The Ultimate Collection of Great Speaker Websites


Whether you want to hire a speaker, be inspired or get some ideas about what a great speaker can do for your events, this comprehensive collection of great speaker websites can help.

New Study: Almost 70% of Professional Event Speakers are Male


We analyzed event data from thousands of events over the past five years and discovered that events still have a long way to go when it comes to gender diversity. We recently released the results of our first ever “Gender Diversity & Inclusion in Events Report.”

The Art of Speaker Selection. Who Does it Right?


Are you struggling with the magic sauce when it comes to speaker selection? These nine events can help give you some ideas on how to manage the process and how to make your ultimate selections that benefit you and your audience. Speakers are often the entertainment for events.

How to Ensure Speakers Hit Your Deadlines


If you have speakers at your event you know how difficult it can be to get everything you need from them ahead of time. This is compounded when the speaker is famous or an executive at your company. Event Management speakers deadlines

rsvpBook Speaker Management Portal


rsvpBook is proud to announce the addition of the Speaker Manager to the Event Organizer toolbox. In addition to being able to see what workshops your speakers are currently assigned to, you also get some powerful new features for the day of your event.

National Association of Realtors Tackles Virtual Event Speaker Challenges

PCMA Convene

In March, like many other event organizers, Bonnie Stetz, director of conference content design for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), found herself in the position of having to convert a live event to virtual in a very short period of time — five-and-a-half weeks, to be exact.

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AI to help speaker presentations

Gallus Events

As an event organiser, it’s not every day that you receive an email talking about Artificial Intelligence. I am sure that this will change over the coming years, but for the moment, AI and events? Speakers need all the support they can get right?

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 introduce an event speaker


A concise and compelling event introduction can have a really positive impact on an audience, which is why it’s so important for event organisers to prepare and practice in advance of welcoming a guest speaker onto the stage.

Our Best Tips to Finding Engaging Conference Speakers

Endless Events

We all want to create an event that is full of uniquely engaging conference speakers, but how do we do that? Most events no longer want basic conference speakers. A speaker standing in front of the crowd talking at them with slides is no longer enough.

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.

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.

How To Save Money and Cut Costs on Speakers


A keynote speaker can cost a pretty penny and sometimes you don’t get what you pay for because of a disconnect with the audience. The perfect event formula: hire a big name keynote. The post How To Save Money and Cut Costs on Speakers by Christina Green appeared first on [link].

Managing Speaker Info Overload

PCMA Convene

Readers of PCMA’s Catalyst forum are offering advice about speaker confirmation and information emails. Speaker Engagement. “I’m I use an Excel document to keep all of the speaker information organized and use Mail Merge to send out the email, which means I can’t include attachments.

Can a conference speaker measure audience interaction?


Events are meetings which have an exceptionally high level of professionalism. Audience interaction is one of the crucial factors that determines the success of an event. To put it briefly, it is beneficial for an organization that orchestrated the event as well as for the attendees.

WomenPresent to reverse speaker gender disparity

Event Industry News

Inspired by the lack of female voices at industry events and conferences, WomenPresent , a new tech platform, has launched to connect public and private event organisers with the wealth of talented female speakers that exists.

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.

5 Easy Steps to Prepare Your Event Speakers for an Interactive Session


A common event objective that we hear from event planners is the desire to make sessions more interactive and engaging for attendees. An easy way to achieve this is to introduce live polls or allow attendees to submit questions to the speakers through an event app.

A Step by Step Guide to Make the Most Out of Your Speakers


Organization may seem like a personal problem but it has a ripple effect throughout much of the event. A disorganized approach to your event may be causing your speakers more work and making your content less effective.

9 Standout Keynote Speakers to Watch


Booking keynote speakers is a high-impact event decision that’s loaded with risk. Over the past few months, I’ve been conducting my own informal best-keynoter poll, reaching out to dozens of fellow event organizers to get their nominations. Lisa Bodell Speaker Reel.

5 Ways to Navigate a Speaker Panel


Panel discussions are integral to many events. But choosing the speakers, moderator and even the discussion topic can be challenging. The panel, it goes without saying, should be a valuable addition to the event you’re planning rather than a waste of attendees’ time.