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...
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...
Creating Effective Speaker Agreements

Creating Effective Speaker Agreements

There are occasions where organizations would like to utilize an agreement to confirm a verbal agreement with a speaker. Consider the following points when you create an agreement. You don’t need to be fluent in “legal-ese”. Use simple, friendly and...
Finding the PERFECT Speaker for Your Meeting

Finding the PERFECT Speaker for Your Meeting

Choosing the speaker(s) for your meeting can be one of a meeting planner’s most important (and challenging) tasks. Locating speakers to choose from, sorting through long lists of topics, trying to find a match in your fee range… What’s a planner to do?! The following...
Stretching Your Speaker Dollars

Stretching Your Speaker Dollars

Many meetings have seen lowered meeting budgets over the past few years. Let’s focus on creative ways to stretch the dollars allocated for the speaker(s) at your next meeting. If you would like a speaker to consider accepting a lowered honorarium, consider what...
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