How not to blow your speaker budget



While your budget for speakers may not be big, these ideas provide some strategies for booking the speaker you want now, regardless of the size of your budget.


Buy in bulk When you find a speaker who is a good match, find out about the possibility of booking them for a series of events at a favourable fee. Professional speaking is incredibly competitive with a limited number of annual events available for speaking opportunities. If you are providing a speaker with the security of advanced bookings, they may well be open to a very fair reduction in their standard fees.


Hire speakers with a broad offering Find speakers who can also moderate, emcee or host different sessions at your event in addition to providing a keynote. Booking fewer speakers can help you save on expenses as many speakers' full-day fees are not much more than their standard keynote fees. Get your speaker to include resou