PRESENTATION DURATIONS & AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT complement one another, as the longer the presentation, the higher the risk there will be of losing the engagement of the audience. Speakers Bureau of Canada’s speakers are dynamic and able to accommodate the session format and duration set out by the organization for workshop, keynote & virtual presentations.
Video types also vary depending on the speaker and the production companies they work with. Some speakers’ videos may be outdated or may have production teams that did not capture the full ability of the speaker. Since each presentation is specifically tailored for the audience and the organization, we recommend that videos are only used to learn if the speaker has the ability to address the audience effectively and not to focus on the content within each video.
SPEAKER’S VIDEOS – While videos are the fastest and most efficient way to preview potential speakers, they may not always give full insights into topic themes or showcase the full speaking ability of the speaker. Event hosts, motivational keynote speakers, virtual speakers, guest speakers & professional speakers will all have different commitment levels and approaches to the video content they post online.
Once you have selected the speaker it is time to start preparing your team and the speaker for the event. With each speaker having their own process, it is important that you get to know the speaker’s approach to preparing the presentation and how to work with them at the event to confirm the expectations and deliverables beforehand.
While the keynote speakers introduce the main topic and set the tone, the guest speaker will get into more detail during the subsequent talks and expand on specific points. In other words, the keynote speaker is the headliner (or star) of your event while the guest speaker is a supporting cast member.
WHAT IS A SPEAKERS BUREAU? A motivational speaker bureau or virtual speakers bureau is a talent agency that offers clients and organizations talented keynote speakers and professional virtual speakers for their events. Speaker bureau’s represents popular guest speakers at annual general meetings, conferences at events that present on almost any topic, and deliver powerful and engaging motivational presentations for audiences and attendees.
Selecting your guest speaker is one of the most important elements of a successful meeting or conference. Selecting the right business speaker can bring new insights into business strategy and selecting the right HR speaker can educate, inspire, and motivate employees to make the changes required to perform and align with the organization’s goals.
Finding Canadian virtual speakers for a webinar or online event can be challenging since there are many new virtual speakers in the industry and not all professional speakers make good presentations online. Finding a virtual speaker has brought event organizers “back down to basics” to search, find and book online speakers for corporate meetings online.
MOTIVATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS’ AND VENUE TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR IN-PERSON EVENTS & VIRTUAL SPEAKERS & ONLINE TECHNICAL REQUIRMENTS FOR VIRTUAL EVENTS.
When planning an event, you must consider the technical requirements involved in your planning. Whether an in-person event with an Audio/Visual (A/V) set up or a virtual event with online attendees, each speaker, organization/venue will have its own technical requirements. In order to assist you and your team to acknowledge some of the requirements speakers will be asking about or that your venue may require to supply, we have provided a list of different items that you and your team can review as the most common questions, points of discussion or technical items related to each category.