When Speaker Need to Cancel Speaking Engagement

When Speaker Need to Cancel Speaking Engagement

If it hasn’t happened yet…. it’s bound to happen eventually!  At some point, there will be a situation where the speaker you’ve engaged to educate your attendees is physically ill or otherwise unable to fulfill their agreement.  What’s an...
The When and Where of Meeting Planning

The When and Where of Meeting Planning

Picking dates and times for your meeting is critical in attracting participants.  Be sure to do your research. Are there any other meetings/events occurring at the same time?  Will your meeting dates interfere with your participants other commitments? Utilize...
Utilizing Evaluation Forms

Utilizing Evaluation Forms

Evaluations are a helpful tool for measuring the success of your meeting.  With a properly designed form, you’ll learn what parts of your program worked well and what could use improvement. Following are a few tips to help ensure your evaluation forms are...
Locating Speakers for Your Meetings

Locating Speakers for Your Meetings

Unsure where to look to find speakers for your meeting(s)?  Following are a few resources to help you locate quality speakers: Directories, such as Directory of Dental Speakers (d.d.s.), are designed as a one-stop shop.  You’ll learn about speakers presentation...
Meeting Room Set-Up Tips

Meeting Room Set-Up Tips

Planning the meeting room set-up is an important part of pre-conference planning.  There are many options to choose from and the room layout will affect the overall outcome of the meeting.  The meeting planner will take into consideration:  attendee comfort,...
Audio/Video/Photography Rights

Audio/Video/Photography Rights

Want to audio/video tape a speaker at your next meeting? Would you like to take photographs during the presentation? Do you have the speaker’s consent in your contracting paperwork? Below are a few examples of how you might work multimedia requests into your...
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