How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Markham

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Lori Pugh Markham about what it takes to catch the eye of meeting planners. We are excited to have with us, Lori Pugh Markham from Meeting Planners International. Lori has 14 years of experience in the meetings and events industry on both the […]. The post How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Markham appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Marcum

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Lori Pugh Marcum about what it takes to catch the eye of meeting planners. We are excited to have with us, Lori Pugh Marcum from Meeting Planners International. Podcast Resources: MPI website: [link].

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Public Speaking: Why Humor

Great Public Speaking

Joan Eisenstodt, from Eisenstodt Associates, and former MPI Meeting Planner of the Year says, "High content, informational speakers almost always fall flat if they don't use some humor. I equate appropriate humor with warmth and audiences respond to warmth." She also notes, "After twenty-five years watching audiences and presenters, I know that even subtle humor can help the audience respond positively to information that could be considered boring."

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The Future of Conferences – Part Two: What are the current trends?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  How long will it take for conferences and meetings to rebound from the financial meltdown of Fall 2008?   That seems to be the consensus in the conference world; from a low of 13% in June 2009, the number of meeting planners who think conditions ahead are favorable has only bounced back to 19% (in October, the latest figures available).   That’s according to Meeting Professionals International (MPI), one of the two big organizations of conference people.

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Expressing your uniqueness in print

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Just 20 years ago, speakers used elaborate glossy brochures, and meeting professionals took the time to read them. " Today, those brochures have a shorter shelf-life, topics change frequently, and require less reading time by our meeting professionals.

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