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4 Tips for Hired Speaker Success

By LimeLight Group - article By Michael J. Lyons | Oct 4, 2019

Picture this: you hire a speaker for an event, and as you watch from the sidelines, you realize the audience is falling asleep. As a conference organizer, it’s your job to hire or recommend speakers for events. Without proper work and research into hiring the perfect speaker, the odds of your audience being bored or completely disinterested increases. The good news is, we’ve got four key tips for you to ensure success with hired speakers at your next event.

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Some Essential Questions to Find Perfect Event Entertainment

By LimeLight Group | Aug 12, 2019

Have you ever gone to an event and left feeling completely underwhelmed by the entertainment? When it comes to entertainment, finding the perfect fit to wow an audience requires some thought about the event and attendees.  That’s why we’ve compiled some important questions that will help you find just the right event entertainment.

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THE BEST MEETING ROOM LAYOUTS FOR MAXIMUM IMPACT

By Kimberley King | Aug 7, 2019

I’ve spent a lot of time in conference rooms, and one of the most important things I’ve learned is that the layout of your meeting room can greatly affect the outcome. It is absolutely essential to keep in this mind when planning your next event.  Without the right meeting room setup, you risk your participants not receiving the intended message from the speaker or getting the maximum benefit from the event. 

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Alert: Vacation in Progress!

By Kimberley King | Jun 28, 2019

My palms are sweaty and my heart is racing. I just hung up with my business coach. The topic of our conversation? It wasn’t about sales quotas, business targets or shrinking margins. It was about my impending vacation in the South of France. The reason for my anxiousness? The thought of disconnecting and not checking email. When was the last time you had a real vacation?

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Hire a Professional MC for Your Next Event

By Kimberley King | Jun 12, 2019

The right master of ceremonies (or MC) can help an event run effortlessly—or at least make it look that way.  Finding the right professional MC to lead attendees through a packed program takes a little know-how, and that’s where LimeLight shines!  Ignite Magazine asked us for some advice on how to master your MC smarts, and we were delighted to share what we’ve learned over the past decade!

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What Adds Value as Speaker? Making Connections.

By Kimberley King | May 31, 2019

We love working with speakers who are great before, during and after an event!  Speakers who are fully engaged and love really connecting with our clients and our audiences.   They are easy to deal with and passionate about how they approach their audience. They are low maintenance and they deliver high value!   And they have the audience hooked and off their phones during their sessions!  Sound like a speaker you want on your agenda?

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Crucial Conversations: The Pre-Event Call

By LimeLight Group | May 16, 2019

It's time to tee up a call with your speaker and your management team. This call is paramount. Allow between 30-45 mins for these calls and be prepared with solid insight about the event, theme, audience composition (Male-Female ratios, age ranges, geographic make up, whether or not spouses attend, etc) and most importantly–your desired outcomes for the session. Basically, it should inform the speaker about what keeps management  and attendees up at night--and how he/she can deliver the most tuned-in, relatable message.

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Mindful or Mind Full?

By Kimberley King | May 10, 2019

Being mindful. It’s something that has my curiosity these days. The more I read, the more intrigued I become. I have started a practice of 10 minutes of meditation each day. Using "Headspace” as my guide, I have embarked on a journey to create space. And I’m loving it. Being mindful is really about paying attention to what’s happening in the present, allowing things to be as they are, letting go and not passing judgement.

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Speaker Transportation

By Kimberley King | May 6, 2019

You’ve booked your speaker and your plans are all coming  together.  Only question now is-- how is your speaker getting to the event? Booking a professional driver is almost always preferred. Sometimes a longer drive from an airport to the event destination can provide a great opportunity for meeting planners or company executives to connect with the speaker. But always check ahead with the speaker to ensure they are comfortable with this.

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