How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Markham

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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. The post How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Markham appeared first on Jane Atkinson. 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.

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. The post How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Marcum appeared first on Jane Atkinson. 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.

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Five things speakers can learn from event planners

Speak Schmeak

I have two clients who are event planners. If you've ever been to a conference, a wedding, a large fundraiser, a political rally, or a memorial service, chances are an event planner was involved. As speakers, there's a lot we can learn from event planners.

Interview: Harold Lustig – Estate Planner

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Harold Lustig is the Founder and CEO of the California Estate and Elder Planning Center and Managing Member of Lustig Financial Services LLC. After the distressing experience of hearing his father saying he had outlived his assets, Lustig began a life-long journey to assist seniors increase income and protect their assets, enjoy a higher quality [.] Harold Lustig is the Founder and CEO of the California Estate and Elder Planning Center and Managing Member of Lustig Financial Services LLC.

Five things speakers can learn from event planners

Speak Schmeak

I have two clients who are event planners. If you've ever been to a conference, a wedding, a large fundraiser, a political rally, or a memorial service, chances are an event planner was involved. All event planners have one thing in common: No matter how complicated or difficult the planning and organization, they make the event appear seamless. As speakers, there's a lot we can learn from event planners.

What Planners Want from Speakers: Top 5 Requests

Succeed Speaking

When I surveyed meeting planners a while back, I asked what speakers could do to impress them the most. “People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed.” — Samuel Johnson Consider today’s message a reminder. I doubt you’ll be surprised by any of their top five requests, but I hope sharing. Event Preparation Presentation Skills

Understanding What Decision Makers Want from Professional Keynote Speakers

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession decision makers event planner meeting planner professional keynote speaker understanding event needs what decision makers wantAs a professional speaker, you will spend a lot of time thinking about your speech, your business and how to perfect your craft. Here’s why that matters.

Questions for speakers to ask meeting planners

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Following is a list of questions that speakers should ask meeting planners in getting ready to speak at an event.    You won't need to ask all of them all the time; the list is meant to give you a broad set of ideas.    A.    The Venue When is the speech taking place? Where? How many in the audience? What time of day? How long should the speech be? Will the audience be eating or have eaten? What is the hall like? Is there lighting?

5 things speakers should ask the meeting planner

The Eloquent Woman

I asked Jennifer to share her insights for speakers--perhaps the most practical advice you'll ever get--from her vantage point as a meeting planner. As a meeting planner, I’ve worked with a wide assortment of speakers.

3 Keys to Getting Your Day on Track Even When It Is Going Off the Rails

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy changing your mindset creating success daily planner getting your day on trackLast week I had a big “ah ha” moment! On Tuesday it was about mid-morning, and I could feel my day starting to circle the drain. Things were not going my way. My inbox was overflowing thanks to a technical glitch that sent every email I deleted or filed away back into my inbox. I […].

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How do you organize and structure your presentation content?

PowerPoint Tips

Olivia Mitchell recently presented in the Outstanding Presentations Workshop and recommended that everyone use a planner to organize content. You can get her e-book with the planner here.). In her presentation (and the planner), Olivia recommended answering the following questions that your audience will have about your topic: Why? Tags: Content kiva Olivia Mitchell planner

2010 132

How to Speak & Offend: Pt. II of IV - It's Our Job to Offend!

Speak and Deliver

A meeting planner brings them in knowing they are going to be potentially a bit controversial, and they deliver. Be fully aware of what you''re saying, how the meeting planner and their audience can be prepared to receive it, and how you can best deliver it to be true to yourself. Christopher Rausch Craig Harper Larry Winget Meeting Planner Offensive Speakers Speaking

2013 74

Show More Courtesy for the Audience

Executive Speech Coach

conference speakers meeting planner presentation mistakes presentation reviewImagine that you’re attending a conference, arrived in the room early, sitting in your chair, waiting for the presentation to begin. How would you feel while watching the pre-presentation slide show and one of the slides read… That’s like a restaurant posting a sign stating “As a courtesy to our chefs please be sure to eat everything on your plate”.

2016 50

Getting Hired to Speak: What's Their Why?

Speak and Deliver

I talked about making phone calls to meeting planners and event organizers. These Do's and Don't's apply both to talking with the planner and email communications. Meeting Planner Audience Need World Champion Toastmasters Get Booked National Speakers Association Credentials Why You CSPThe self-help industry often focuses on the question "What's Your Why?" , as in why do you want to succeed? It's a great question, and can help us find our ultimate motivations.

You Like Me? You Really Like Me?

Speak and Deliver

Smile Sheets' are usually provided by the event planners, and even they are moving toward online surveys following the event in order to be less intrusive and more efficient (and, Green, I suppose). Usually they are designed to benefit the planner - should they bring you back? Meeting Planner Smile Sheets Feedback Forms Toastmasters Self Esteem Referrals Feedback National Speakers Association Audience FeedbackDo You Have Sally Fieldesque Esteem Issues?

2011 66

Want to Get Booked to Speak? Answer Five Questions Correctly to Dramatically Increase Your Odds!

Succeed Speaking

Having assisted thousands of meeting planners and working with many of the world’s best speakers since 1999, I believe it comes down to how effectively you answer FIVE questions that every prospective client is asking. It’s no secret that there are LOTS of “professional” speakers — at least 10,000 or more — bidding for speaking engagements these days. How do you stand out from the crowd?

2012 181

10 Tips on Moderating a Panel Discussion

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Rather than a rock-star presenter, who might disappoint, meeting planners are choosing to put a panel onstage and hear from multiple points of view. Have you noticed? Panel discussions are replacing keynotes and solo break-out sessions by experts at conferences. It’s a refreshingly democratic approach to conference content – safer than having all the eggs [.].

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The Fastest Way to Create an Ignite Presentation

Speaking about Presenting

Sketched the outline using my Presentation Planner. I used my normal presentation planner which I teach to all my clients. Here’s a picture of my planner – as you can see neatness was not important. Converted planner to 20 slides.

2011 285

The Fastest Way to Create an Ignite Presentation

Speaking about Presenting

Sketched the outline using my Presentation Planner. I used my normal presentation planner which I teach to all my clients. Here’s a picture of my planner – as you can see neatness was not important. Converted planner to 20 slides.

2011 285

Financial Pain Ain't Relative - It Doesn't Help to Know that Warren Buffett Lost $21 Billion in 2020. So Far

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's the financial-planners' platitude: How much more their other clients lost, compared to what the Dow Jones crash snatched from our own (illusion of) financial security. 

2020 52

[Podcast] eSpeakers, What have you done for me lately? With Joe Heaps

Speaker Launcher

10:41 eSpeakers launched “Marketplace” to connect speakers with meeting planners. 15:50 “Meeting planners are used to be able to look online and see if you are available.”. 27:51 The number one thing that you need to show meeting planners is…. 29:11 The second biggest thing for meeting planners is…. eSpeakers started years ago as a calendar and event management tool but has since evolved as a digital hub for speakers.

2017 53

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

The message of my presentation was “To create an audience-friendly presentation, use a planner&# (pictured right). A number of people asked about using the planner for longer presentations and in particular training sessions. Design each module using a separate planner.

2010 224

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

The message of my presentation was “To create an audience-friendly presentation, use a planner&# (pictured right). A number of people asked about using the planner for longer presentations and in particular training sessions. Design each module using a separate planner.

2010 213

Fresh – and Effective – Strategies for Today’s Speakers: David Newman of Do It! Marketing Interviews Shawn Ellis

Succeed Speaking

Trying to figure out what meeting planners really value in their speakers these days? And speaking of meeting planners, are they really your target audience?). Looking for some fresh ideas on how to get “in” with speakers bureaus? These are just a few of the questions and topics that David Newman, founder of Do It! Marketing, and Shawn Ellis, founder of The Speakers Group and creator of Succeed Speaking, address during this 68-minute interview. Head over to the Do It!

Building your Business While Avoiding Imposter Syndrome with Nicole Jansen

Speaker Launcher

Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by the Daily Success Planner & Journal. Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by the Daily Success Planner & Journal. If you love The Wealthy Speaker 2.0 book, you are going to love this journal! By using this journal every day, you’ll advance both your life and your career towards the lifestyle and wealth of your dreams. […].

2018 75

Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Speakers

Speaker Launcher

The process we share in this video podcast is the same one we use in the Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal. Learn more about the Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal HERE. Order the Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal on Amazon HERE. On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker podcast, we are sharing daily success habits that every speaker can incorporate into their lives to find greater success.

2018 58

[Podcast] How to Transition from Event Speaker to Event Business Partner with Enette Pauze

Speaker Launcher

Enette talks with us about the mindset shift that speakers should make when working with event planners from an ‘event speaker’ to ‘business partner’ She explains how this can easily move you from a transactional relationship to a transformational relationship, which will have more value in the long run. “We [speakers] are in the relationship business. Learn more about the The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal.

2017 65

Working with Co-Presenters: How to Organize a Team Presentation

DeFinis Communications

Then, to create the content so that you can weave everything together seamlessly and pass the baton from one presenter to the next, use a topic planner that provides a fill-in-the-blank outline that each team member can follow. If you’ve ever had to co-lead a virtual meeting, you know the challenges inherent in online team communication. First, it can be complicated simply deciding which topic or aspect of the presentation each presenter will address.

2020 100

Twitter Hashtags and Meeting Presentations

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Twitter can reflect true value for any meeting, event, or education class as long as the meeting planner understands first what a hashtag represents, and second how [.]. Big shout-out to Doug for nailing the details on how to use Twitter and other social media before, during and after a speaker makes a presentation at a meeting.

Webinar "How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation": Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

The message of my presentation was “To create an audience-friendly presentation, use a planner&# (pictured right). A number of people asked about using the planner for longer presentations and in particular training sessions. Design each module using a separate planner.

2010 165

The rewards of ending on time

Speak Schmeak

The third speaker took 50 minutes, despite the fact that the meeting planner came in and told her to wrap it up. The meeting planner left and the speaker finally wrapped up at noon. Meeting planner couldn’t thank me enough for not talking.

Engaging your Audience in The Epic Keynote with Sarah Hilton

Speaker Launcher

This bundle includes The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal, plus The Wealthy Speaker 2.0 This bundle includes The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal, plus The Wealthy Speaker 2.0 Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by The Wealthy Speaker Book Bundle. Do you have the right tools to build the speaking business of your dreams? as well as a 3-part video series on […].

Using LinkedIn to Fill Your Sales Funnel with Jennifer Darling

Speaker Launcher

Do you send endless emails to lists of meeting planners and associations hoping that someone will be interested? Do you send endless emails to lists of meeting planners and associations hoping that someone will be interested? Learn more about The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal HERE. How do you fill your sales funnel?

What to do when you’re losing your audience

Speaking about Presenting

If you’re using my Presentation Planner , here’s an example of how the planner might look with the Attention Reset Buttons highlighted: What ways do you have of pushing your audience’s Attention Reset Button? Your audience’s attention will fade over time unless you take specific steps to keep them engaged.

2011 219

Financial Services Industry - Watch Your Language

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, when a financial planner leverages that phrase, the smart among us in The New Aging smirk. Yeah, financial planners, watch your language. " My current financial planner, whom I trust, keeps hammering that need.   Likely we in The New Aging will be consulting with financial planners for decades after we start receiving Social Security and sign up for Medicare. The sales pitches of the financial services industry are stuck back in the 20th century.

2019 43

Revenue Roundtable Discussion with an ALL-STAR Cast

Speaker Launcher

Kris Young – Kris is an author and NSA award-winning meeting planner who has spent 25+ years of her career conceiving and building experiences that engage people with a company’s vision. In this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, I have assembled some of my friends and clients who are world-renowned speakers and industry leaders to have a discussion about how they continue to move forward and support their clients throughout this quarantine and in the future.

2020 66

The rewards of ending on time

Speak Schmeak

The third speaker took 50 minutes, despite the fact that the meeting planner came in and told her to wrap it up. The meeting planner left and the speaker finally wrapped up at noon. Meeting planner couldn’t thank me enough for not talking. Meeting planner changed the afternoon schedule and gave me 20 minutes to speak. Meeting planner asked me back the next year — and not the other speaker!"

Staying Ahead of Change in the Speaking Industry with Brian Palmer

Speaker Launcher

This bundle includes The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal, plus The Wealthy Speaker 2.0 This bundle includes The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal, plus The Wealthy Speaker 2.0 Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by The Wealthy Speaker Book & Journal Bundle. Do you have the right tools to build the speaking business of your dreams?

2018 60

A Speakers’ Bureau That Gets It When Many Don’t

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Second, meeting planners got tough.   The conference business has bounced back – part of the way – but meeting planners have a new attitude toward fees as a result of tightened times and budgets.     And once the planners realize that speakers will bargain, they’ll expect to always be able to bargain.    Third, meeting planners got canny. 

A Peek Behind the Curtain: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Speaking Industry with Jane Atkinson

Speaker Launcher

This bundle includes The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal, plus The Wealthy Speaker 2.0 This bundle includes The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal, plus The Wealthy Speaker 2.0 Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by The Wealthy Speaker Book Bundle. Do you have the right tools to build the speaking business of your dreams? as well as a 3-part video series on […].

2018 46

E-Nightmare and Edward Jones

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My Edward Jones financial planner set up the e-documents for me to sign in order to set up a second Roth IRA. The next day I informed my financial planner to ditch the order for the CD. The Edward Jones brand is:  Making sense of investing. Well, first it should make sense internally of its IT infrastructure. The other night I went through a major trauma. My investment strategy, now that interest rates were going up, was to move some cash from checking into CDs.

2019 40

It’s time for some good news about your speaking business — opportunities abound in 2012

Succeed Speaking

How much money meeting planners are spending on speakers. If you watch the news and listen to the right (wrong) people, you’ll be led to believe that you need to hide your money under the mattress and turn and run from your speaking business as fast as you can — because “things are bad!!”

2012 149

Why Your LinkedIn Invite (and follow-up) Isn’t Working

SpeakerSue Says...

Last week, I received this LinkedIN connection invite: “Hi Sue, I would love to know if you’re interested in our XYZ MEETING PLANNERS, in Month, 100% Live Virtually due to COVID-19. I’ll send the brochure. Are you interested in receiving? Call me back at 555-555-5555 or me @XYZ.com Best,”. That was the INVITE! I’ve also received thoughtful invites and as soon as I accept, instead of an authentic thank you, the person starts pitching.

2020 40