Finding the Right Speaker: 10 Things You Need to Know

  1. Purpose

    What do you want the speaker to communicate? Is your focus motivation, entertainment, education, or some combination?

  2. Format

    What time of day and length of talk do you need? Not all speakers excel at all formats.

  3. Budget

    Avoid the “champagne taste on a beer budget” syndrome. Be realistic. And remember to budget for travel expenses!

  4. Special Needs

    Do you specifically require a man or a woman? Is

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