Your speaker selection is one of the most important elements in a successful event. Selecting the right speaker for your event can be a daunting task, as speakers are available in every fee range and specialty topic.

1. Determine the needs of your audience

Thorough knowledge of your group is...


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17 Things NOT to Do At An Event

By Michael Broome, Posted January 19th 2008

As a motivational and humorous speaker I have addressed over 3,000 audiences. The vast majority of meeting planners do an excellent job preparing for presentations. Unfortunately, a few seem determined to create environments totally unsuited for a speech; if they hosted an Olympic event,...


Ron Clark and Kim Bearden of the Ron Clark Academy were recently featured on CNN. Their school and innovative way of teaching both students and fellow teachers continues to make them leading educators.

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On his show on Fox News Channel, Mike Huckabee said that his mother was smarter than most of our leaders in Washington.

"She was a child of the Great Depression," he said on last week's episode of Huckabee. "When I really wanted something, she's say, 'Hey, boy, you've got a champagne appetite and...