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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

28 Rewarding Speaker Gift Ideas

EventMB

##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.

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.

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.

Find and Secure Memorable Event Speakers With This Free Template

Eventbrite

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.

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.

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].

How to Make Event Speakers

Evenium

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.

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”.

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.

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

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

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.

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

Eventmobi

An easy way to achieve this is to introduce live polls or allow attendees to submit questions to the speakers through an event app. However, this approach means you have to get buy-in and prepare your event speakers on how to execute these tools.

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

How to Hire a Speaker for Your Event

EveryEventGuide

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.

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].

Questions speakers should ask planners

Plan Your Meetings

Over the years, from various sources I have collected questions that many meeting professionals would welcome hearing from speakers, either those whom they have booked or with whom they are considering booking. (CC) Here are questions that I would like speakers to ask planners.

5 Ways to Set Your Event Speaker Up for Success

Event Farm

Finding the right speaker for your event can be difficult. Once you determine the best place to start looking for a speaker, you then have to sift through a list of potential options and determine who would best serve your event’s objective.

Speaker Presentation Tips to Get a Standing Ovation

Evenium

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.

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].

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

BizBash

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

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Welcome to the Farm! Meet Ryan Speaker and Steph Shuff

Event Farm

There have been a lot of exciting changes at the Farm recently, and we'd like to introduce two of the newest additions to our DC office: Ryan Speaker, Customer Support Specialist, and Steph Shuff, Sales Development Representative. RYAN SPEAKER 1) What drove you to Event Farm?

4 No-Cost Ways to Get More From Your Speakers

PCMA Convene

How do you get more bang for your buck when hiring paid speakers and recruiting unpaid speakers? The investment is significant for both — paid or unpaid, speakers cost serious time, dollars, and resources. First of all, create an agreement with all of your breakout speakers.

How to select the right speaker

Eventinterface

Selecting the right speakers can make or break your meeting. The bad ones see themselves as the star-of-the-show, with little consideration for the needs of other (often non-professional) speakers on the program. REGISTER TODAY About our guest speaker, Orvel Ray Wilson, CSP.

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].

Opinion: Your Event Speaker is Not an Entertainer

BizBash

Jamie Metzl is a technology futurist and geopolitical expert, novelist, entrepreneur, media commentator, and senior fellow of the Atlantic Council

Giving speakers feedback total transparency is the key

Gallus Events

Not every conference (or similar event) bothers with giving speakers feedback. Not doing this, is to take a liberty of the time and effort that speakers take to deliver their presentation. Giving Speakers Feedback – total transparency is the key.