Top Tips for Choosing the Best Speaker for Your Conference in 2021

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Virtual conferences are becoming the new norm as the world is still recovering from the havoc that the pandemic wreaked on major economies. With millions of people working from home to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, businesses have little choice but to adapt to new and modified ways of operating such as with virtual conferences, online meetings and remote work.

However, hosting regular business conferences is still a major part of any successful company and a great way to keep your employees motivated and increase their productivity.

The success of any business conference depends largely on finding the right speaker who will not only engage the audience but will motivate and encourage them to work harder and become smarter.

Without the right motivational or keynote speaker, most conferences fall short of leaving a resounding impact on the audience and are a huge waste of time and money.

Here are some key tips to help you find the perfect speaker for your upcoming business conference:

Research the Experience

The first step of hiring the perfect speaker for your business conference is to look for the previous experience of potential speakers. Choose someone who has experience delivering sessions in companies from the same industry to make sure their address will complement the core theme of your conference.

Check Out Their Previous Keynotes and Reviews

An experienced and skilled motivational speaker will have clips and videos from their previous sessions on their website. It’s a good idea for you to check those out to get a better idea of their energy and their style of speaking. Also check out the reviews and testimonials they have received from their previous clients to gauge their communication skills and talent as a speaker.

Consider the Costs

The final step is to make sure cost of the speaker is within your budget. However, an important thing to keep in mind is that you get what you pay for. So, if you want a quality session with valuable lessons and an engaging presentation, you should be prepared to pay for it.

Motivate your employees and help them develop a growth mindset with the help of one of the best keynote speakers for hire in North America, Steve Gilliland. Steve provides effective motivational presentations and engaging virtual sessions to inspire and encourage people and help them boost their career and achieve success in all aspects of their lives

You can also subscribe to his weekly blog or follow him on his social media pages to get access to his latest motivational presentations and unique content available today.

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“Thank you for a great event this morning and delivering a relevant and powerful message to our members!”   – Lisa Edwards, North Carolina Airports Association