Of course, finding the right speaker is only one of the many challenges faced by meeting and event planners. Here are helpful resources for Meeting Planners, Event Producers, and other professionals who need to prepare a perfect meeting, function, or event!
Choosing a Speaker
How to Avoid Mistakes When Choosing a Speaker
vs. Fee Speakers
20 Questions to Ask BEFORE Hiring a Speaker
Planning Special Events — Six Strategies for Success
Effective Meetings Through Focus, Facilitation, Fellowship and Feedback
There are a number of associations supporting the hospitality and meetings industry, including:
Online magazines are a terrific place to find helpful articles and guides on planning events and meetings.
The National Speakers Association has a searchable directory of its (primarily U.S.) membership.
The Global Speakers Federation has a searchable directory of its worldwide membership.