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Mythbusting the speaker scene

Steve Markman sifts the myths from the truths when it comes to choosing the right keynote speaker.   Today’s marketplace is comprised of thousands of speakers who are potentially available as a keynote or featured speaker for your association or corporate events. But, how do you know if you are making the right choice before you commit to a speaker and perhaps paying a very large fee? Here ar...

WomenPresent to reverse speaker gender disparity

A not-for-profit platform that aims to connect event organisers and female speakers has been launched with the aim to bring more female voices to industry conferences and events. Quoting research by the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA), that suggests that 30% of speakers at industry events are women, new tech platform WomenPresent is out to tackle gender disparity at events. Failing...

Former PM heads top speaker line up for CINZ Conference 2018

New Zealand’s former prime minister, Rt. Hon. Sir John Key will be special guest speaker at the Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) 2018 Conference in Auckland on 1 November, sponsored by Celebrity Speakers. Sir John Key was prime minister for eight years until 2016 and led the country through the aftermath of the global financial crisis and during the Canterbury earthquakes. When ...