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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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.

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Crowdsourcing Speakers

EventMB

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?

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. Invest in Professional Speakers.

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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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.

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. It’s certainly been the case in my experience as an organiser and a speaker.

Contracting Conference Speakers

Gallus Events

So perhaps, on average, let’s say half a dozen speakers at each event. That makes roughly 3000 speakers. Contracting conference speakers just wasn’t something I did. I am really keen to see how many eventprofs regularly ask ALL of their speakers to sign an agreement.

Adrian Segar Speaker Tips Interview

Conferences that Work

workshop for Dutch professional moderators, I was interviewed by Otto Wijnen about speaker and presentation tips for making presentations more effective by incorporating active learning. presenting speaker tipsAfter a one-day Participate!

The Ultimate Collection of Great Speaker Websites

EventMB

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.

7 Tips to Keep Your Event Speakers Coming Back

Eventmobi

Event speakers are essential to a successful event marketing strategy. And, for attendees to learn, they need someone to learn from, aka — your speaker! When sharing her event management tips, Cathy stresses the importance of relevant and engaging speakers, saying, “Speakers are critical to the event. If we can’t deliver on speakers, we’re not doing our job right.”. Happy speakers lead to happy attendees. How do you keep your event speakers happy?

The Art of Speaker Selection. Who Does it Right?

EventMB

Are you struggling with the magic sauce when it comes to speaker selection? Speakers are often the entertainment for events. The post The Art of Speaker Selection. Tips Speaker speaker selection keynote speaker speakers keynote choosing a speaker

Creating an Agenda for Event Speakers

GEVME

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.

How to Ensure Speakers Hit Your Deadlines

EventMB

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

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.

9 Tech Tools Professional Speakers Should Master

EventMB

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 […]. The post 9 Tech Tools Professional Speakers Should Master by Evenium appeared first on [link].

Supporting conference speakers

Gallus Events

Supporting conference speakers. Julius asked me to do a session that would help planners better understand and better support their speakers. The conference organiser impacts the content as much as the speaker. You get back the time, resources and effort you invest in a speaker.

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

Eventmobi

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.

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? There are many things to consider when looking for a speaker for your next event.

Your Conference Speaker Outreach Checklist

Eventbrite

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.

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

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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! The post The Speaker-To-Audience Rut: Are You In It? Are you ready to change the format of your event or conference?

How To Save Money and Cut Costs on Speakers

EventMB

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 post How To Save Money and Cut Costs on Speakers by Christina Green appeared first on [link].

AI to help speaker presentations

Gallus Events

Speakers need all the support they can get right? Proof that event planners still have a very important role to play when supporting their speakers. Until then, event planners must use their knowledge and experience to support our speakers.

rsvpBook Speaker Management Portal

rsvpBOOK

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.

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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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.

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

Bizzabo

The report analyzed the gender diversity of more than 60,000 event speakers over a five-year period, from 2013 to 2018. Every event benefits from having greater gender diversity and balance across its speaker lineup,” said Alon Alroy , Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer at Bizzabo. “By

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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How to Choose a Speaker that will Resonate with your Audience

EventMB

In this new video, we talk about how to choose a speaker that will blow your audience away. abovethefold## How To Select The Right Speaker For Your Audience The last thing in the world you want is for a speaker to get up on stage and put the audience to sleep.

ConferencePulse: Find Conferences Sponsors Speakers Easily [Review]

EventMB

ConferencePulse allows access to deep insight on conferences, sponsors, speakers and […]. The post ConferencePulse: Find Conferences Sponsors Speakers Easily [Review] by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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. Speaker “Must-Haves”.

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.

12 Engagement and Presentation Ideas To Give Your Speakers

EventMB

Speakers have an important role at conferences because they not only need to share learning, we need them to connect, interact and engage with attendees to make a strong impact. The post 12 Engagement and Presentation Ideas To Give Your Speakers by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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

EventMB

A disorganized approach to your event may be causing your speakers more work and making your content less effective. The post A Step by Step Guide to Make the Most Out of Your Speakers by Christina Green appeared first on [link].

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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9 Standout Keynote Speakers to Watch

Experient

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.

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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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Conference Speakers

EventMB

In this new video, we’re talking about speaker management at conferences. The way you handle content has become one of the most important factors in how we evaluate conferences and the relationship you have with your speakers defines the outcome of your event.

Can a conference speaker measure audience interaction?

Eventory

There are different triggers that assist in the completion of this task, for instance, an expressive speaker or a physical trigger. This trick assists the speaker in guaranteeing a smooth flow of communication with the participants.