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American Politics | Speaking Industry

Washington Speakers Can Be Polarizing; 4 Ways to Avoid Embarrassment

By: Tony D'Amelio
January 18th, 2017

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? 

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Event Ideas | Speaking Industry

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

By: Tony D'Amelio
January 10th, 2017

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

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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

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

By: Tony D'Amelio
December 5th, 2016

  YOUR EVENT PLANNING 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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Speaking Industry | Leadership

NBA Legend Bill Walton Makes News

By: Tony D'Amelio
May 3rd, 2016

NBA Legend Bill Walton Makes News 25 Links to Articles, Interviews, TV and Radio

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Future | Speaking Industry | Economic Outlook

Saudi Arabia on the Brink

By: Tony D'Amelio
April 28th, 2016

-Vikram Mansharamani- Saudi Arabia Navigating an Uncertain Future

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American Politics | International Affairs & Business | Speaking Industry

Beyond the News Anchor Desk - Katty Kay

By: Tony D'Amelio
April 26th, 2016

-Katty Kay- On the Air and at Events

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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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Speaking Industry

Bill Walton Autobiography - Inspiring & Fun, Just Like Him

By: Tony D'Amelio
April 4th, 2016

 

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