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 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.

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.

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!

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

How To Choose The Right Speaker For Your Next Conference

Picatic

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 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

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.

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 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.

Need Better Speakers? You Make the Call.

G2 Planet

As event professionals know, the speaker line up at your events can make or break attendance. That's why it makes sense to exploit your event management and planning software to the fullest in helping you generate a killer "Call for Speakers" capability

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

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?

Picatic

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.

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

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.

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].

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”.

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.

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].

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].

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].

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.

8 Event Speakers Who Can Draw a Millennial Crowd

BizBash

Millennials and Gen Z audiences crave authenticity and innovation in their interactions—and know how to leverage social media to get

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.

All-too-common reasons speakers mess up

Plan Your Meetings

While this article is directed at speakers, meeting professionals can sneak a peek to better understand the preparation undertaken by effective speakers. If you’re a celebrity speaker, you are brought in so that attendees can go home and say, “I saw so and so.”

Sleuthing the right speaker

Plan Your Meetings

Schwarzkopf and had the opportunity to attend one of his speeches delivered to thousands of people for a motivational symposium that featured eight speakers designed to incentivize sales professionals. We sat down with Forte to get his advice on sleuthing the right speaker.

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.

5 Key Requirements for Speakers

PCMA Convene

I t wasn’t too long ago that becoming a professional speaker was the third step a thought leader took in his or her career. In the digital age, thought leaders establish a following by cultivating an online presence, thereby skipping a step on the path to becoming a qualified speaker.

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.

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.

Podcast: Essential Rules for Event Speakers (Episode 112)

BizBash

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik. Guest: Brett Lavender In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik

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?

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.

Finding the Right Speaker at the Right Price

Smart Meetings

A keynote speaker that connects with the audience can be the difference between an event that is memorialized in tweets and snaps for years to come and one that is forgotten before the pen in the swag bag runs out of ink. If you have the opportunity, attend the sessions of potential speakers.

Guidelines for Gifting Conference Speakers

Meeting Application

Speakers are an essential part of any conference. It makes perfect sense to show appreciation for the work they put in, so in this post, I laid out guidelines for gifting conference speakers. The post Guidelines for Gifting Conference Speakers appeared first on Blog.

How to Help Your Speakers Help You Pitch Your Event

PCMA Convene

Most business events market their speakers as a way to attract registrants — nothing new there. The speakers were a big part of that campaign, introducing themselves with a short statement summarizing their view of the event of the future. Padraic Gilligan.

Why We Need More Female and Minority Conference Speakers

PCMA Convene

Convene podcast host Ashley Milne-Tyte talks to Katie Orenstein, the founder and CEO of The Op-Ed Project, about why it can be a struggle to get diverse speakers and why it’s worth the effort. . She understands everyone wants brilliant speakers at their events.

Keynotes Made Easy with Hotel Speaker Series

Smart Meetings

While the former first lady may be a bit of a stretch for most conventions to land, hotels are making it a tad bit easier on planners by hosting speaker series of their own. W Speaker Series, “What She Said,” photo credit: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.