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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.
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.
Discover the dos and don'ts of booking speakers. Learn best practices for achieving success with speakers with this expert insight.
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.
You undoubtedly have an event planner checklist that you’ve refined/perfected over the years. Here’s a chance to perhaps refine it further.
YOUR EVENT PLANNER CHECKLIST: DOES YOUR ROOM SET-UP HELP SPEAKERS SUCCEED?
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