Event Planning

From conference call to curtain call, our mission at BigSpeak Speakers Bureau is to make your job easier, do all the heavy lifting and make you the hero. As partners in helping you elevate your event to the next level by providing world-class motivational and keynote speakers and creating dynamic, unforgettable presentations, we welcome the opportunity to share our expertise with you. To that end, we have provided the following tips and tools to help get you there. As always, we encourage you to contact us if you have questions about any aspect of hiring or working with professional speakers. We look forward to working with you to plan your next meeting, conference, convention or retreat.

Taxes and Withholding for Speakers

Foreign Speakers in the USA (Nonresident Aliens) Honorariums paid to nonresident Speakers performing work in the United States are subject to federal and state tax…

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What Makes A Great Motivational Speaker?

What is motivational speaking? Is it just pep talk and platitudes? Someone inspires you for 5 minutes, maybe one day, and by the end of…

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How to Ace the Keynote Speaker Introduction

Keynote speakers do need introductions. Even the speakers that “need no introduction” need introductions. It doesn’t matter if it’s the President of the United States…

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What All Keynote Speakers Should Have in Their Demo Reels

You rarely read about selling your services as a public speaker. You hear about how to engage your audience, how to close your presentation, and…

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Top Speaker Lists

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” — Shakespeare Who are the top keynote speakers in your industry?…

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Top Technology Trends for Conferences in 2018 and Beyond

What technology will make your attendees’ experience easier and more meaningful at your next event? According to the most recent research, the latest technology will…

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Industry Trends for Keynote Speakers

Have you noticed your standard keynote isn’t getting the same great response anymore? Do you see more empty seats in the audience and are getting…

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2018 Industry Trends for Events and Event Planners

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” — Ferris Bueller Today’s conference is…

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Why Work With a Speakers Bureau?

Working with a speakers bureau gets you access to the world’s most exclusive and effective keynote speakers and ensures professional expertise to match the best…

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4 Benefits of Bringing in a Business Speaker

Hiring a business speaker for your next event can have far-reaching impacts, from increasing employee morale to boosting productivity.…

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How to Master the Post Event Book Signing and Photo Lineup

For attendees, a photo opportunity or a book signing with the speaker whose keynote just awed and inspired them can be a special way to…

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How to Market Your Event

Every event planners’ two biggest fears are What if no one comes? and What if they hate it? You have nightmares of empty seats or…

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