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THE EVENT PLANNER'S DILEMMA How comfortable are you putting political speakers on your conference or event agenda? If the answer is, “Not very,” you probably know you’re not alone. With valuable relationships in the room, being sensitive to the potential danger of offending attendees just makes sense. Many event planners are wary about booking political speakers and talking politics in the current political climate. On the heels of the most contentious election in my lifetime – one that saw families and close friendships torn apart – is it any wonder there’s apprehension about going down the path of talking politics at meetings and events?
Discover the dos and don'ts of booking speakers. Learn best practices for achieving success with speakers with this expert insight.
--Geoff Colvin Video-- Will Free Trade Survive Politics?
Vikram Mansharamani's global business update: what you see depends on where you sit.
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Bob Woodward, author, 13 bestsellers on 8 presidents, talks about political courage
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--Bob Woodward-- One of the great Speakers on Politics
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