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Event Planning Checklist (Pt 3): On-site Event Tips from Top Speakers

By: Tony D'Amelio
July 25th, 2017

This is the last in my series on avoiding disaster when booking event speakers. The idea is for top speakers to talk about their onsite experiences in a way that provides some useful lessons and reminders. Ideally, their insights will find their way into your event planning checklist.

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Transform Your Event: Top Panel Moderator Creates Engaging Panel Discussions

By: Tony D'Amelio
July 18th, 2017

TAKE CONTROL OF THE CONTENT/MESSAGE How can you generate maximum impact from the outside speakers at your next meeting or conference? How can you make sure the speakers’ insights are relevant and focused on what matters most to your audience? In my years helping event planners wrestle with that challenge, I have found there is sometimes no substitute for adding an experienced interviewer, discussion leader, or panel moderator. The difference it can make to the quality of the content delivery can be sizable.

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Event Planning Advice from Industry Professionals

Discover the dos and don'ts of booking speakers. Learn best practices for achieving success with speakers with this expert insight.

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Event Ideas | Speaking Industry

BEFORE BOOKING EVENT SPEAKERS: READ TIPS FROM TOP EVENT PROS

By: Tony D'Amelio
January 24th, 2017

First Came Tips from Top Speakers Recently I posted blogs with advice from top speakers on how to assure success when you book speakers for your program.  After all, who better to offer solid tips than the people who actually take the stage and hope to engage the audience?  Here are links:  Part 1 – the Venue  Part 2 - Pre-Event Tips  These blogs got some really nice attention from people in the event planning world. It seemed like a natural extension of this effort to ask event professionals for their advice on booking speakers.

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Event Planning Checklist (Part 2): Pre-Event Tips from Top Speakers

By: Tony D'Amelio
January 10th, 2017

You undoubtedly have an event planner checklist that you’ve refined/perfected over the years. Here’s a chance to perhaps refine it further.

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Event Ideas | Speaking Industry

Event Planning Checklist (Pt 1): Room Set-Up Tips from Top Speakers

By: Tony D'Amelio
December 5th, 2016

  YOUR EVENT PLANNER CHECKLIST: DOES YOUR ROOM SET-UP HELP SPEAKERS SUCCEED? 

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Event Ideas | Motivation | Speaking Industry

A DIFFERENT KIND OF BOOK REVIEW: WHAT MADE ME WHO I AM BY BERNIE SWAIN

By: Tony D'Amelio
September 6th, 2016

Just Released: What Made Me Who I Am by Bernie Swain

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Marketing & PR | American Politics | Event Ideas | Future | Motivation | Speaking Industry

Our Popular Business Speakers - DN Speakers in the News

By: Tony D'Amelio
May 19th, 2016

POPULAR BUSINESS SPEAKERS - DN EXPERTS IN THE NEWS DN has popular business speakers for events.  Many have been in the news in the past week.  Please see the updates below.

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American Politics | Event Ideas | Speaking Industry

Woodward interviews Trump and makes headlines

By: Tony D'Amelio
April 13th, 2016

Bob Woodward Interviews Trump

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American Politics | Event Ideas | Speaking Industry

Watergate: "All The President's Men" Anniversary

By: Tony D'Amelio
April 1st, 2016

Watergate reporter Bob Woodward on 40th Anniversary of All The President's Men

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Marketing & PR | Event Ideas | Sales Growth | Speaking Industry

Greatest Tweets from Twitter’s 1st Decade

By: Tony D'Amelio
March 29th, 2016

Greatest Tweets from Twitter's First Decade- David Meerman Scott

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