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WORKING WITH SPEAKERS

PRESENTER: Jim Burba & Bob Hayes, Burba Hotel Network
CMP Credit: .75 hours


WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN THIS COURSE

Every successful event involves selecting the right speakers to elevate content and inspire the audience. Choosing an effective moderator, panelist or keynote can be a tricky process, however. Join Burba Hotel Network's Jim Burba and Bob Hayes as they share actionable strategies for choosing presenters who are best-suited to your event — and working closely with them to be sure they deliver the results you expect. Participants will learn:

  • How to develop a program planning committee
  • Smart tactics for negotiating speaker fees and contract terms
  • What tech tools can help you maintain a tight speaker schedule
  • How to optimize the speaker's experience to create solid business relationships
     

ABOUT JIM BURBA AND BOB HAYES

For more than 25 years, Jim Burba and Bob Hayes have been partners in life and business. Co-founders of Burba Hotel Network and Burba Hayes LLC, this couple has formed a power partnership that produces conferences for the hotel investment community, feature films, and an upcoming Broadway musical. Since 2000, their conferences have attracted nearly 90,000 international delegates in 22 countries.

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