When Michaela Coel won her recent Emmy, she gave the speech of the night. Here is the full text:
Over the last year and a half, consumers around the globe have waited for live events to return. The COVID-19 pandemic canceled or modified many of the events we’re used to seeing or attending, such as sporting games, conferences, and concerts. In fact, more than 83 million attendees were impacted by the cancellation or rescheduling of events, according to Forbes magazine.
Whether you’re still hosting virtual corporate events or getting ready for in-person gatherings again, booking the right speaker is a vital part of the event planning process.
But how do you begin to choose the right speaker for your event? In the United States alone, there are 40,000 public speakers––and the industry is expected to grow by 4.1% every year until 2025.
An interview by Hall of Fame speaker Mark Sanborn, with Riaz Meghji, a speaker and author. Riaz shares his thoughts on why everyone is a broadcaster in 2021. He also gives some tips on how to be a great virtual presenter and connect with your audience.
Riaz talks about how times have changed, and in 2021 everyone is a presenter. He shares some tips on how to become a great virtual presenter in 2021!
It’s no secret sending out emails is a great way to stay in touch, deliver announcements, and keep your business top of mind for customers. At the same time, it can be hard to grow your email list and get the subscribers you need.
Why you want to grow your email list
Email subscribers consist of a fantastic audience as they are a group of individuals who have interacted with your brand in some way shape or form. They are familiar with your brand and are more likely to engage with your email messaging over a cold audience.
The virtual space is currently booming and virtual events are now more popular than ever. With that, event speakers who have mastered the art of delivering in-person presentations now have to adjust. How do you become a great virtual event speaker and what adjustments can you make to keep your audiences’ interest?
How to be a great virtual event speaker
We’re here to give you our best tips for how to be a great virtual event speaker so you can deliver compelling content and a presentation to be remembered.
If you’re planning an event you might benefit from our social media marketing event strategy tips.
If it feels like everywhere you turn, you see an invite to a virtual event or an ad for an upcoming virtual gathering, you’re not wrong! These remote events are more popular than ever as we adapt to a whole new way of living and working in 2020. But how can you make YOUR virtual event stand out from the crowd and get the higher virtual attendance you’ve been hoping for?
Today, we’re going to tell you how!
In-person events used to rule industries of all kinds as there’s nothing quite like face to face interaction in creating relationships and connections. Now that things have forever changed, virtual events are taking the lead. So how exactly do you make your virtual event stand out?
There are hundreds of virtual events taking place, and they’re all doing everything they can to grab the attention of their target audiences.
While virtual events are becoming more and more saturated, the great thing is that they are mostly uncharted waters. There’s plenty of opportunities to get creative and create a memorable and exciting experience for those who attend your virtual events.
If you need to move an event online at the last minute, you can check out our tips for doing so here.
So you’ve been asked to moderate a virtual event. Great!
Do you know what to do next?
There are so many benefits to moderating a virtual event, from endless networking opportunities to the social media oomph, to the elevated exposure. It’s a chance to really put your best face forward and show the world (or a limited audience) what you’re really made of.
So jumped at the opportunity—good for you.
Here’s a rundown of what a virtual event moderator does, and a few tips to do the best job you can possibly do.
Do you know the right questions to ask a keynote speaker before you book them?
As every event planner knows, the wrong keynote speaker can sink an otherwise impeccably executed virtual event.
You got the theme right, you got the platform right, you got all the other presenters and side events right. But at the moment when all butts are in seats to watch the highlight of the whole event, the keynote speech, the wrong tone, or the wrong message can be a disaster. A bad keynote presentation will be the story your attendees take with them when they leave the virtual event.