Evolve 2020 announces speakers

Evolve 2020, an events industry conference taking place in New South Wales, Australia, has announced its keynote speakers.

IBTM World 2019 announces second keynote speaker

IBTM has announced that Lucy Bloom, award-winning business expert, author and international master communicator, will be the second keynote speaker at IBTM World.

Psychologist and Paralympian join CINZ Conference speaker line-up

Four more speakers have been announced for the 43rd Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) annual conference, to be held in Queenstown later this month.

Baroness Karren Brady CBE to deliver keynote at Cvent CONNECT Europe

Business leader and star of The Apprentice, Baroness Karren Brady, CBE, will take the main stage as keynote speaker at this year’s Cvent CONNECT Europe. The event technology conference, hosted by Cvent, will take place 14-16 October, in London. Brady will offer insights on how to foster entrepreneurial spirit and deliver impactful, world-class events. Known for her resilience and focus, she will d...

CNN broadcaster to moderate at African Utility Week

CNN’s Business Africa Correspondent, Eleni Giokos, will be the moderator of the opening session of the African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa conference The exhibition is taking place in Cape Town from 14-16 May. Climate change will be the big topic for debate. Also speaking at the event will be Phakamani Hadebe, Chief Executive, Eskom, South Africa and Niklas Johansson, State Secretary Ministry...

Alastair Campbell confirmed as International Confex keynote

Writer, commentator and political strategist Alastair Campbell has been announced as a speaker at International Confex, taking place on 26-27 February at Olympia London. Perhaps most famous for his role as former PM Tony Blair’s spokesman, press secretary and director of communications and strategy, Campbell will be tackling two subjects that have been making headlines in the events industry and b...

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...