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.

5 Ways to Book Keynote Speakers on a Low Budget

Your event needs a great guest speaker. The problem? Your low budget. You only have so many dollars to spare. Keynote speakers charging between $15,000…

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What You Can Expect From Similar Keynote Speakers at Different Fee Levels

One of the more confusing things about hiring keynote speakers can be the fees. Keynote speaker fees can range from free (pro bono) to six…

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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 Booked Keynote Speaker Lists

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

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Top Technology Trends for Conferences

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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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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