You can become a speaker at our conference by submitting a subject and position yourself as an expert and pass the selection process.
Your idea/realisation is really good, so be sure to make your voice heard during our conference. It’s very valuable to be active in your industry. When you are active in your industry, you can develop a reputation as an expert to your peers and your clients.
Those who are engaged over the long term are often asked to speak at the events and to write articles for their industry publications.
Like it or not, others like to associate with the experts in any industry.
Clients feel good about doing business with those that are celebrated by their peers.
REASON TO BECOME A SPEAKER AT OUR CONFERENCE
Be seen as an EXPERT!
We perceive speakers as EXPERTS.
We like to work with EXPERTS.
EXPERTS command higher fees for their products and services.
EXPERTS are admired and frequently sought out for their advice and knowledge.
1. “Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities!”
The research shows individuals who take and make “Speaking Opportunities” grow their businesses, advance their careers, and increase their leadership roles.”
Have you ever been expected or wanted to:
• Make a Speech.
• Deliver a Presentation.
• Present an Award.
• Accept a Prize.
• Introduce a Speaker.
• Toast a Bride and Groom.
• Hold a Press Conference.
• Conduct an Interview.
• Be a Master of Ceremonies.
• Deliver a Eulogy.
• Facilitate a Meeting.
• Attend a Networking Event.
• Give an Elevator Speech.
• Tell a group about a trip you recently took.
• Give a “How To” on a topic.
• Make a Sales Presentation.
• Be Interviewed.
• Ask a Question at a Public Forum.
• And More!
The above are all “Speaking Opportunities!” Take and make them!
In the public and private sector, there are numerous stories about people being promoted, hired, referred, and elected because they deliver great presentations.
1. Increase Knowledge.
Continually research and update your presentations. That activity, plus questions and comments from audiences, will feed your knowledge. Increasing the understanding of your subject matter gives more material to present to audiences and increases your reputation as an EXPERT!
Knowing what you know, and equally important, what you and don’t know, teaches what to seek information on. Continually find those answers and grow towards subject mastery!
2. Build Self Confidence.
For most of us, standing in front of people and delivering a talk takes us out of our comfort zone. That’s why public speaking can be uncomfortable. When we get out of our comfort zone we make it larger! That increases self-confidence, a trait worth possessing. Having “confidence in your competence” is noticed, admired, and appreciated by
3. Be Powerful!
If you have a message that can impact people in a positive manner, the ability to deliver it in a manner that educates, entertains, and easily explains it, is – Powerful!
A presentation has two components; Content and Delivery.
• Content is the message.
• Delivery is presenting that message.
• Delivery surpasses content in importance.
• The greatest ideas, messages, and causes won’t be received or acted on if not delivered
• Deliver it that way and the ripple effects can multiply the impact!
Know and understand the reasons to be a speaker.
Develop, practice, and deliver presentations with those purposes in mind and I guarantee your next presentation will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!