To newcomers and seasoned event planners alike, understanding the cost of booking a motivational keynote speaker can prove challenging. There are many different factors that go into developing a speakers fee.As a basic guideline, the more experienced or noteworthy the speaker is, the higher their fe... Read More

The speaking industry is constantly evolving. New speakers are emerging on the scene at all times and the way they give presentations is also being revolutionized. Keynote speakers are extremely important to the overall success of an event, so it is good to stay up to date on what other organizers a... Read More

The best commencement speeches are remembered by the graduating classes that hear them for years to come. Perhaps students will take just one bit of the speakers' talk with them, but that simple snippet can influence their lives forever. Celebrities are particularly popular choices to give these spr... Read More

Through several decades as a prominent television personality, Robin Roberts has garnered respect from the audience and her colleagues. That admiration was on display again last week when she received the Sager Strong Award at the NBA Awards. The Sager Strong Award is presented in memory of the late... Read More

There are thousands of conferences, big and small, held each year. Many in the workforce attend these events on a regular basis, but not always with a clear focus in mind. It is important to actually be able to generate some value out of listening to conference speakers and sitting through vari... Read More

The Value of Guest Speakers for Students

Guest speakers at schools, colleges and universities can be extremely impactful to students. These are typically audiences looking for inspiration and direction, something the top speakers can provide in ample quantities. Princeton student Shannon Chaffers recently wrote for The Daily Princetonian a... Read More

Picking a keynote speaker has its own set of challenges. As with anything, breaking the process down into several key steps can make the task of hiring a speaker much easier. The main focus of your speaker search, however, should center on research. Once you are fully knowledgable about what yo... Read More

Generational expert Jason Dorsey's visit to the BrandSource Summit last week was one to remember. He gave a keynote speech that asked the retail professionals in attendance to change the way they think. His interactive presentation was titled, "Crossing the Generational Divide at Work and in Sales.... Read More

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