Video required before you speak at conference

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is now requiring prospective speakers at their winter 2011 conference to agree to create a short (2-3 minute) promotional video to explain why an attendee should come to their concurrent session. First, presenters would have to think through what the benefit of their session would be to the audience. And fourth, the attendees would make better choices about which concurrent sessions they want to select based on what will be covered and the speaking style of the presenter.

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In particular, don't miss the keynote or general session speakers. I'll never forget many years ago I was doing a breakout session for a big real estate company. We then went to the closing general session an hour later, the big shot keynote speaker made a fool of himself by using material I had gone over already. When you are speaking at an event that has multiple speakers, try to listen to as many of the other speakers as you can.

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Public Speaking : LISTEN TO EVERYONE

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In particular, don't miss the keynote or general session speakers. I'll never forget many years ago I was doing a breakout session fora big real estate company. We then went to the closing general session an hour later, the big shot keynote speaker made a fool of himself by using material I had gone over already. When you are speaking at an event that has multiple speakers,try to listen to as many of the other speakers as you can.

From Free to Fee The Consultant's Guide to Becoming a Paid Speaker

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: From Free to Fee The Consultants Guide to Becoming a Paid Speaker Published by IMC Times Magazine, July/August 1999 issue By Vickie Sullivan You’ve been giving concurrent session programs for years at state and national association events. General sessions normally need industry experts.

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You’re already on the speaker’s circuit, using concurrent session programs at industry events as marketing opportunities. If you still want association gigs, ditch the concurrent sessions and go for the keynote slots with state and regional associations. National associations with bigger budgets usually use more high-profile personality keynoters, so pitch for the general session, where lesser-known experts are used.

A day of top notch training for presenters

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You can register for just that one day and have a choice of great educational sessions to attend. Here are some highlights for that day (the theme for the year and the convention is NSA Rocks, so the session titles reflect the theme). The morning general session will feature Steve Forbes. In the morning concurrent time slot, here are some sessions you’ll want to consider: I am presenting a session titled “PowerPoint That Rocks!

When Applause Just Isn't Enough: How To Get More Clients From Giving Speeches

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Its off to the next concurrent session…or lunch. Make sure you dont pitch your services during this session! Example: A low fee, one-time only coaching or consulting session. );} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: When Applause Just Isn’t Enough: How To Get More Clients From Giving Speeches RainToday.com, August 2005 By Vickie K. Sullivan By now, its old news.

Speaking for Dollars by Vickie Sullivan

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1: From workshops to keynotes Because of tight budgets and more interest from nonprofessional speakers, most concurrent sessions and teaching seminars at association conventions and trade shows are filled with vendors, members and other nonpaid experts. Therefore, to get the big fees – or any fee at all – you must compete in the keynote or general-session market. A keynote speech and a session workshop are two completely different animals.