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How to Introduce a Keynote Speaker

Let’s face it: you could have the best venue ever for this meeting with the best food and the best entertainment and you’ve figured out a way to get each and every potential attendee to confirm they’re coming. But your Keynote Speaker can make or break this conference, and the brief introduction to this speaker should create the excitement in the room that you expect from that standing ovation once your Keynote Speaker drops the mic.

Foolproof process to booking your next keynote speaker

Keynote Speaker Erica Dhawan pictured with her latest book

At Rave Speakers, our many meeting planning customers rely on us for not just the best keynote speaker options for their current meetings; many times they simply need to better understand the booking process for a speaker. Let’s run though the process:

Why Should I Use a Speakers Bureau?

In this high-tech world of search engine optimization on Google, Bong, or whatever search platform you use, individual speakers and bureaus alike are vying for your clicks to their site whenever you search the term “KEYNOTE SPEAKER” or hundreds of similar keynote search terms. As a buyer however, how do you know which ad to click on when these links show up on your screen?

Accountability from Influencer and Keynote Speaker Alex Sheen

World’s foremost expert on accountability and commitment, Alex Sheen is a five-time TEDxTalk speaker, author, podcast host, humanitarian, and Founder of the because I said I would movement. His work has been featured on the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, the Steve Harvey Show, CNN, Fox News and more.

A storyteller like none other: Ben Nemtin

If your audience has raised the bar with keynote speakers Kevin Brown and Ryan Leak lately, Ben Nemtin is a must-have keynote speaker for your next meeting. He gained instant fame for his Bucket List of unending possibilities and one of those bucket list items was to star on his own TV show: MTV’s The Buried Life.

Dan Buettner’s Blue Zones of Happiness lead to the World Economic Forum

New York Times bestselling author and keynote speaker Dan Buettner seems to make even a grey day bright and sunny. A noted world traveler and National Geographic Fellow, Dan has discovered 5 places in the world where people live the longest and healthiest lives. From his famed TED talk on Happiness, Dan has amassed a huge following and his keynotes are a welcome addition to any corporate event. Here’s a recent talk at The World Economic Forum:

PCMA Convening Leaders in Vegas has a STELLAR lineup!

The Professional Conference Management Association met in Las Vegas this week at the brand new Caesars Forum event space—and the speaker lineup had some powerhouses with stories to share. General Session keynote speaker Indra Nooyi is the former Chairman of Pepisco, where she was the chief architect of Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo’s pledge to do what’s right for business by being responsive to the needs of the world around us. So timely right now.

How does one keynote speech lead to a sold-out calendar? Ask Ryan Leak

Keynote speaker Ryan Leak is the author of “Chasing Failure: How Falling Short Sets You up for Success.” At Rave Speakers, we were so proud to sponsor Ryan Leak at the annual Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals Annual Conference last month. Simply put, we knew that Ryan would be the talk of the convention of 600.

Flight schedules have opened–and the Magic is back in-person at your next meeting!

Rave Speakers is excited to represent Leadership Keynote Speaker Magic Johnson, as he’s truly one of the most popular Sports and Business Motivational speakers in America today. As so many of our customers (and their attendees) now know, an appearance by Magic Johnson at your next meeting or convention isn’t just a keynote speech—it’s an experience. And this month has been no different.