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As your partners in delivering the best professional speaker for your meeting, we have created a number of resources to help you in planning the best meeting for your organization. We have written a number of industry articles and guides to assist you in planning the best event for your group. Our team includes members who are Certified Meeting Professionals (CMPs) who understand the big picture perspective of your event. The following resources will help you define your exact needs in a speaker and deliver the best possible keynote to your event.

Some Usefull Blogs for Meeting Planners

How Meeting Planners Should Work with a Speakers Bureau

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 07:06

You are planning a conference and you need a great keynote speaker to close out the conference on the final evening of the event. Someone who can engage the audience, drive home the message from the executive team, and fire up the attendees.  You need someone who gets it.  A lot is riding on this conference.  Your company is spending a lot of money and you cannot afford to misstep on the big finale. You start with a simple Internet search but soon realize there are literally thousands of choices.  One speaker home page looks like the next.  How can you know who is going to do not just a good job, but a great job?

The things is, you can't know.  That's the time to talk to a speakers bureau. Speakers bureaus have invested time developing relationships with hundreds of speakers.  They know who delivers, and who might prove inconsistent or risky.  The first step is to pick up the phone and call your speakers bureau and discuss what you need.

Things to know before you call

  • Date and location of  the meeting.
  • Is there a strategic message that you are trying to communicate? Or, program theme?
  • Male/female ratio and average age.
  • Educational background of attendees.
  • Which division/department of the company/organization are they from?

Things the Goodman Speaker Bureau will ask you about your meeting

We will be looking for insights from you. You might be surprised how these questions allow us to recommend the right keynote speaker for your event.

  • What challenges is your industry, organization or audience facing?
  • What personal interests inspire your executive team? Are they fans of a particular sport? Are they strictly business, or do the appreciate humor, music, creative-thinking, or science?
  • What are your expectations of the keynote speaker to help you communicate the message of the meeting?
  • What ideal “take away” would you like the speaker’s presentation to deliver? 
  • Beyond the keynote, are there other expectations of the speaker? (i.e., question & answer session, book signing, reception attendance, follow-up webinar) 
  • How important do you feel the outside speaker is to the overall success of the meeting?
  • What is the budget for the speaker?

After the initial call, we will propose a list of speakers (with biographies, head shots, fee ranges and related video) we feel would be a great fit for your meeting.  But before you choose, allow us to arrange a conference call between your team and the speaker, so you can be sure that keynote speaker can really communicate the message.

Once you have selected a speaker, we go to the contract phase.  At this point, you will want to be sure you account for any requests or details you require of the speaker.  If you want the speaker to play a round of golf with the CEO the morning of the big closing keynote, that should be outlined in the contract.  If the speaker is a former NFL star and you want him to autograph footballs for the leading salespeople of the district, that needs to be stipulated in the contract.  If you need 500 copies of the speakers book for every member of the audience, that too should be outlined in advance.  Yes, last minute changes do happen, and we as the speakers bureau can often amend an agreement after the fact, but it's best to get these details dealt with early and up front, in case an accommodation cannot be made.

Event Logistics

After all the contracts and speaker agreements are signed, the Goodman Speakers Bureau works with your team to provide logistic support.  We act as a liaison between the meeting planner and the professional speaker, communicating transportation details, A/V requirements, providing marketing materials to the meeting planning team for the event, and ensuring both parties have all the necessary logistic information.  We also arrange for pre-event conference calls to ensure the speaker and key members of the executive team are in sync and on message.  Most of our business speakers and thought leaders customize their message for the client, and often act in a consultative role to help companies and organizations communicate the right message.  No two speeches are alike, and whatever your business, we work with some extraordinary speakers who deliver the best speeches to your audience.  Some of our speakers use pre-event questionnaire to ensure the client is getting exactly what they are looking for in a presentation.  Additionally, we are one of the few bureaus who tracks the weather nationwide for possible issues with transportation affecting the arrival of a speaker. We are always looking ahead and planning alternative forms of transportation in case of a snowstorm or other unusual travel delay.

Follow up

After the event is over and our speaker has given a fantastic performance, we follow up with you, the event planner, to see how it went. Customer service and strong positive relationships are paramount to the Goodman Speakers Bureau, and your feedback always helps us deliver the best events.

Need a hand with your next event?  Let the Goodman Speakers Bureau help you select a winning speaker, and see it through to the standing ovation.  Call us at 800-875-2893.  Remember, it costs you nothing!  We only get paid if you book the speaker and we are paid by the speaker.  So what are you waiting for?  Let us help you hit your next event out of the park.

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When a Speaker Cancels: Case Study on How a Speakers Bureau Can Save Your Event

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 07:06

When a speaker is contracted for an event, it's seldom they cancel for any reason, but it can and does happen.  A last minute cancellation, for any reason, can easily send a meeting planner into a panic.  After all, the speaker is often the highlight of the event. But if the meeting planner used a speakers bureau, they have a strong trusted ally in the storm.

Case in point, we recently had a speaker for an event scheduled with the State of Connecticut.  At noon the day before the event, the speaker called and cancelled, for a very good reason (there was a serious medical emergency with a family member), and the event was without a speaker. He was scheduled to speak at 9AM the next morning, only giving the meeting planner, and our team at the Goodman Speakers Bureau, about a 6 hour window to track down and secure an appropriate speaker.  Additionally, because of the tight time frame, that speaker needed to be somewhat local. With an event kicking off the next day or in some cases, already underway, a meeting planner has zero time and resources to find a substitute speaker.

That's where we come in.  Since the meeting planner arranged the speaker through us, we we able quickly find a replacement who was based here in Connecticut to pinch hit for our speaker in crisis.  Anne Parmenter was gracious enough to step into fairly large shoes and with very little notice or preparation time, knocked it out of the park. We received a very grateful testimonial from the meeting organizer who raved about the speaker we found. Here's the testimonial from our client:

"Anne Parmenter did FABULOUS job as the keynote presenter for State Managers Day, September 26, 2014.  Feedback from many agencies and a wide variety of individuals was that they LOVED her and wanted to hear more! Anne gave us such a wonderful tailored presentation filled with drama and humor, that kept people talking all day! I was impressed I with her heartfelt stories, amazing pictures of her Everest experience, and her style of bringing people along with her passion for this one of a kind adventure, while linking lessons to everyday life.  Her last minute engagement made it all the more remarkable."

So if you want that extra layer of insurance when organizing your event, use a speakers bureau.  We are with you every step of the way from selection to the time the speaker walks off the stage.  Don't go it alone!  We won't leave you high a dry after the contracts are signed.  We take the success of your event seriously--because YOUR success is OUR success!

How To Find a Speaker for a Conference or Event

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 07:06

Speaker on PlatformYou need a good speaker, no--a great speaker for your company's next conference. Someone who can tie the theme together, deliver valuable content to attendees, and leave everyone with a solid plan.  Where do you turn?

Managing a proposal process and sifting through direct solicitations can be time sinks for organizations. We see an opportunity for speaker bureaus to be strong partners" - Jeff Cobb, Jeff Hurt, Dave Lutz, Sarah Michel, and Celisa Steele - Tagoras and Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

Your first instinct may be to search the Internet.  A quick Google search using the terms "Great Keynote Speaker" returns over 11 million results.  While it may be easy to find a speaker on the Internet, it's very difficult to find the right speaker for your event.  As the meeting planner, a lot is riding on this.  You can't afford the time to sift though millions of search results and you can't afford an unwise choice. Here are some recommendations to point you in the right direction.

1.) Ask your colleagues about their favorite speakers.  Research shows* 84% of you already do this, and with good reason.  Peer recommendations are some of the most reliable sources.

2.) Ask for recommendations from Staff and Members. This is the second highest rated way meeting planners find speakers.

3.)  Ask your speaker's bureau for a list of recommendations based on your needs. Although only* 57% of meeting planners use speakers bureaus as a resource, we (of course) feel it should be higher!  Gathering suggestions from staff and colleagues is an excellent starting point, but here's an opportunity for you to run that list by an independent source who has worked with these speakers before, who know how willing they are to please the client (or not), and which speakers really deliver.  Independent Speakers Bureaus like the Goodman Speakers Bureau have your interests at heart and can make objective recommendations.

If you are new to event planning or have never used a bureau before, don't worry about the cost of using a speakers bureau--because there is none.  Speakers bureaus are paid by the speaker out of their honorarium.  Since we have relationships with thousands of speakers, we can find the right keynote speaker for virtually any meeting.  We also act as your partner through the contractual process. Speakers bureaus deliver high value at no cost to the meeting planner, and act as an extended part of your team from proposal to contract to the moment the speaker leaves the stage.

If you are looking for a great keynote speaker for your next event, given us a call first. We can save you days of research and give you a head start on your planning, as well as assist you with contracts, logistical arrangements and support.  We also handle details like books, media images, speaker bios and headshots.

Contact us at 1-800-875-2893 or email us at info@goodmanspeakersbureau.com for more information.

*Statistics Source:  Velvet Chainsaw The Speaker Report 2013

How Does a Speakers Bureau Work?

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 01:30

gears-working-togetherHow Does a Speakers Bureau Work?

If you have never worked with a speakers bureau, you may wonder how to approach a bureau. Speakers bureaus exist to assist clients through every step of the speaker booking process, from initial proposal to contact, to the podium. We work on the clients' behalf (that's you!) and the goal is to exceed the client's expectation. We negotiate, facilitate, and communicate on your behalf, saving you time and providing you support. Because we work with so many speakers, we know who can deliver what--we can give you insights to which speakers will go the extra mile for a client, and which speakers aren't so easy to work with.  Because of this insight, working with us can ensure you a successful event.  Here are some commonly asked questions about how a speakers bureau works:

What does a speakers bureau charge?
There is no cost to you for using our services. Our fee is paid by the speaker, through their honorarium. The time we spend personally with you, the materials and resources we employ, and the effort we expend to meet your needs are free of charge. If you choose not to book a speaker, there is still no charge to you.

What is the average cost of hiring a professional keynote speakers?
Hiring a professional speaker will vary based on experience, skill, reputation and notoriety. Additional expenses are separate from the fee. Expenses, such as travel, hotel accommodations, meals, and any out of pocket expenses are usually considered additional to the speaker's fee.

Do I have to arrange travel and hotel accommodations for the professional speaker?
Goodman Speakers Bureau will work with you and the speaker directly to ensure that the right accommodations are found to fit the speaker's needs and to fit within your budget.

There are so many good speakers, how do I choose the one "right" for my event?
There are literally thousands of speakers in the marketplace today, and selecting the right one is difficult.  We help you choose by first getting a basic understanding of your organization and its needs, your budget, and the theme and message you need communicated to your attendees.  Then we select a group of speakers for you to review based on these factors, with accompanying video, biography, head shot, and speech topics they have specific expertise in. One you select a speaker from our proposal, we follow up by spending the following months with you, personally customizing your meeting down to the finest details.

What if I want a speaker and I don't see him or her featured on your website?
Don't worry!  Goodman Speakers Bureau works with many speakers, not just ones listed on our website. If you already know of a speaker you may be interested in, we will get you all of the resources necessary to facilitate your decision and getting you matched up with your speaker.

Do longer presentations cost more?
Generally, yes. Since each speaker sets their own fee, fees vary from speaker to speaker. Some have a flat cost, others will have a 1-hour (keynote), half day, and full day cost.

What kind of budget do I need?  What if I have a limited budget?
Spending a lot of money does not always mean you will get the best speaker for your event. We have relationships with a variety of speakers from which to find you a speaker that best fits your needs, at a price you can afford. Keynote speaker fees generally start at $5000 and up.

Can I speak directly with the speaker before I make a decision?
Most all of our speakers are available before you have made a selection and after you have made your final decision. Since we insist on a personal and customized approach to meeting planning, we will facilitate the best communication between you and your speaker possible. Whatever it takes to make you comfortable and content that your decision is the best, Goodman Speakers Bureau will be there at every step.

Can we make audio or video recordings of the speaker and his and her content at the event?
Speakers vary in regard to the protection of their intellectual property. Your Goodman Speakers Bureau representative will be happy to advise you on a speaker's attitudes about recording.

If you have any questions, give us a call!

We're here to answer your questions and it costs nothing to talk with us.

800-875-2893

Since 1979 Goodman Speakers Bureau has taken pride in providing our clients with customized solutions to their professional speaker needs. As the customized service specialists, we believe that Internet searches are the last place anyone should look for a professional speaker. Instead, we believe the first place to begin your search by working one-on-one with us. When you call the Goodman Speakers Bureau you will begin a partnership, which will produce the best product for your organization and event and save you time.

Successful Meeting Tips-Trends in the Speaker Industry

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 07:11

Welcome to our third installment of our vlog series on Successful Meeting Tips, Advice and Insights with President and Founder of The Goodman Speakers Bureau, Diane Goodman, CMP. Diane has more than 30+ years in the meeting business and is a founding member of the IASB. The series asks a single question and viewers receive Diane’s candid response. Diane advises at the highest level of meeting planning, specifically with respect to hiring the right professional speaker for your event.

Today our question is: What are some of the trends you are seeing in the speaker industry today?

Have a question for Diane Goodman, CMP? To submit your question, contact Diane at 800-875-2893 or Diane@goodmanspeakersbureau.com. Diane and her team go beyond delivering speaker recommendations. As Certified Meeting Professionals, they can offer guidance throughout the meeting planning process, assisting clients with overall meeting success.

Successful Meeting Tips-How to Maximize Speaker Budgets

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 12:30

Welcome to our second installment of our vlog series on Successful Meeting Tips, Advice and Insights with President and Founder of The Goodman Speakers Bureau, Diane Goodman, CMP. Diane has more than 30+ years in the meeting business and is a founding member of the IASB. The series asks a single question and viewers receive Diane’s candid response. Diane advises at the highest level of meeting planning, specifically with respect to hiring the right professional speaker for your event.

Today our question is: In what ways can meeting planners maximize their speaker budgets?

How does Diane help meeting planners get the most from their budget? Click for full presentation (1:26min).
How does Diane help meeting planners get the most from their budget? Click for full presentation (1:26min).

Have a question for Diane Goodman, CMP?  To submit your question, contact Diane at 800-875-2893 or Diane@goodmanspeakersbureau.com. Diane and her team go beyond delivering speaker recommendations. As Certified Meeting Professionals, they can offer guidance throughout the meeting planning process, assisting clients with overall meeting success.

Avoid Getting Webbed

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 13:18

 

Laptop screamAVOID GETTING WEBBED
Determining When 'Low-Tech' Is Best!
Originally published by MEETINGSNET Magazine June 2012
By Diane Goodman, CMP & President, Goodman Speakers Bureau

Speakers bureaus, like much of the corporate world, have made the leap to the Internet, with robust websites that tout some of today's hottest technology. These sites often are enticing, offering video clips of various speakers along with comprehensive forms that help meeting planners narrow their search by entering price, topic, and other variables. Of course, searches on websites can be conducted any time of the day, any day of the week and planners can get more information about speakers with one or two clicks without having to wait for information to arrive via email. So what's the downside?

A bureau’s website alone cannot provide quality service, objective consultation, or in-depth knowledge of each speaker. It cannot give you tailored answers to your specific questions regarding speakers. And it cannot create a proven, trusting partnership with planners, something that is a vital component of any important event. “The value of a speakers bureau has always been building relationships with speakers and with clients, and then leveraging those relationships to match needs,” said Edwin L. Griffin, Jr. CAE, president and CEO of Meeting Professionals International, speaking at a recent MPI chapter meeting in Hartford, CT. "Even with today’s advanced technology, speakers and planners are going to have a need for meaningful service from professional bureaus.”

The service provided by a good speakers bureau should begin long before any names of speakers are even considered. The pre-planning consultation is key for a bureau to truly understand the objectives, agenda, and scope of each meeting or conference. From there, the bureau also needs to garner a better understanding of the audience and the particular likes and dislikes of the executives involved in the meeting.

For planners who have other roles and responsibilities within an organization, this is where a speakers bureau can add real value, saving the planner hours of staring at a flickering screen trying to match speaker “qualities” with their budgets, and then still not having all the answers. Instead, a bureau will steer the planner toward speaker recommendations that are on-target for the overall goals of the meeting – important factors beyond budget and scheduling availability. Additionally, the preplanning process clarifies expectations among executives and other internal audiences, and frustration for everyone during the rest of the preparation process. Once the bureau completes the pre-planning phase with the client, it is ready to conduct speaker research and make qualified recommendations. The speakers bureau will use its expertise in determining the style, capability, tone, and attitude of today’s professional speakers to find the right fit for the client’s needs.

In addition to having intimate knowledge of speakers’ subject matter, bureaus should be able to recommend other “out-of-the-box” ways to maximize or tailor the role of speakers. For instance, many speakers also are exceptional MC’s and may be willing to take on that additional role during a meeting or event. Or a motivational speaker may be willing to lead a group exercise during a different part of the meeting. These types of enhancements may not be something a planner would initially consider, but they may be the very things that make a good event even more memorable.

A meeting planner should always take the integrity of the bureau into consideration before using its services. It is very easy to recommend popular speakers as appropriate for any event, since the name of the speaker alone may impress the planner and attendees, but this may not best serve the true needs and objectives of the meeting. Additionally, some bureaus may be tempted to hold back an honest opinion of a speaker’s capability if they are focused only on the size of the speaker’s fee. This is where integrity is key.

You can determine the quality of a speakers bureau by its willingness to invest time upfront to understand your issues, concerns, and goals with each meeting. An ethical bureau is more interested in building long-term relationships for ongoing future business, with both the speakers and the planners. Speakers want to trust the bureau they work with that it will find appropriate opportunities for them. And the planners want to trust that the bureau will provide relevant speakers who really connect with the audience. This type of trust cannot be built through an impersonal scan of a website. “The Internet sometimes conjures a ‘bargain hunting’ mentality among online shoppers.” Griffin said. “While this may be advantageous for families trying to plan vacations, it really isn’t a good approach for professionals trying to coordinate a high-quality sales meeting. Planners traditionally have relied on the expertise of a wide variety of vendors, from AV specialists to resort representatives to speakers bureaus. The dawn of the Internet age shouldn’t affect the value of those relationships.”

And, speakers’ fees typically do not change, regardless of how they are booked through a bureau or any other means. So, in the case of speakers, the Internet does not offer any pricing advantage. In the long run, time and money will be saved when properly utilizing a professional speakers bureau. Since bureaus do the legwork to develop targeted lists of speakers, planners don’t need to spend time considering inappropriate speakers. The bureau provides reasons why their recommendations are good choices, and it provides for the planner relevant materials about each speaker. It is important to know that the information a speakers bureau can provide may not be available on the Internet. On a website, you’re at the mercy of what the Webmaster deems “worthy” of actually being posted. At the same time, the right information may be there, but the planner may need to invest a lot of time trying to locate it.

Most speakers bureaus offer websites that essentially assume the pre-planning work is complete and the client knows exactly what he or she needs in a speaker. However, there are no checks and balances on these sites to determine if this is the case. A planner, with the help of a bureau, should focus on the pre-planning process before looking at the specifics of any speaker. Once that is determined, the Internet can be a good place to conduct auxiliary research.

Contact: Diane Goodman, The Goodman Speakers Bureau 800.875.2893 or Diane@GoodmanSpeakersBureau.com

Speakers Don't Always Have to be Famous

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 13:16

Speaker on PlatformSpeakers Don't Always Have to be Famous
This article first appeared in Insurance Meetings Management Magazine
by Diane Goodman, CMP, President and Founder, Goodman Speakers Bureau
(revised for 2013)

Years ago, an industry trend landed in my lap. This may be a bit of an exaggeration, but looking back, it was one of the first times I clearly saw the evolution of a need and desire for insurance and financial businesses to hire "expert speakers" -- industry experts and insiders -- in addition to professional speakers to address their corporate meetings.

How did this trend come to me and my lap? I had noticed that more of the clients at my speakers bureau were becoming overwhelmed by the fast-paced changes in the insurance and financial industries. The status quo - that is, insurance companies selling insurance and financial companies selling investments -- was changing. Both arenas were evolving and crossing over into each other as a result of changes in legislation and mergers and acquisitions. Competitors were now becoming partners. New products and services were entering the marketplace at a rapid clip. And consumer demands were changing to reflect new consumer attitudes, the aging population, and a growth in investor savvy.

Meeting planners were being asked by their internal executives and clients to find more appropriate outside speakers who could address these major shifts and emerging issues in the insurance and financial industries. They needed speakers to be able to educate and inform executives, agents and other professionals about all these new changes that affect their business. One day in the midst of all this, I met with a client -- a meeting planner at a major insurance company -- who asked me to locate speakers who could speak directly and purposefully to her executives about specific industry trends. She did not want a list of traditional professional speakers who could simply tailor their motivational or managerial speeches to vaguely reflect tile insurance field. Instead, she wanted experts in insurance and finance who were on the "front lines" of the industry, knowledgeable of the countless changes, and who were willing and able to speak at internal company meetings.

Mission impossible? Initially, I thought it was. She was asking for something very new, and was creating a lot of up front work for me to tackle. I gave this assignment great thought and after mulling over her request, I realized my client had just verbalized a major shift I had been sensing in the needs of meeting planners. She had helped me uncover a new niche for my speakers bureau - servicing the industry insiders who wanted to hear from other industry insiders.

Moreover, corporate meeting planners also were also becoming mired in all the massive industry changes as well, and were expected to be as informed as their internal executives, if not more so. They were being asked to design meeting agendas to meet extensive objectives, with little guidance from inside. So I immediately saw another business opportunity: assisting planners to expand meeting agendas to include expert speakers to address industry specific issues. These speakers would complement the higher-profile professional speakers and celebrities who focus keynote speeches on broader motivational or business topics.

Expert speakers are industry insiders who are knowledgeable about a variety of topics, including health care, social security, deregulation, changes in legislation, and marketplace trends such as the explosion of new financial products meant to serve an aging population. Their expertise allows them to help others in the field make sense of the large blur that used to clearly defined traditional market segments -- insurance, banking, investing, health care, and financial planning.

Expert speakers are not the same as professional speakers. Not by a long shot. Professional speakers invest a lot of time and money marketing themselves, and building a career entirely around their public speaking talents. They are easy to locate and evaluate to determine if they are appropriate for any given speaking engagement.

Most professional speakers can fill the role of al traditional keynote speaker, or they can tailor a speech to be more meaningful to smaller, specific groups. They can fly across the country, practically at a moment's notice, to take part in meetings, seminars, retreats or other occasions. Professional public speaking is what they do.

Expert speakers, on the other hand, have "day jobs." They work within the industry, are not always easy to locate and do not make public speaking their ultimate priority. It takes research and diligence to uncover expert speakers who can communicate clearly and who can accommodate a specific schedule for meeting planners.

The benefits of using industry experts in addition to professional speakers, however, are numerous. They possess a vast industry knowledge base that can be applied directly to fit a meeting's agenda, and they know the industry "language" and can communicate meaningfully to executives on all levels. Based on their particular expertise, they can address various specific areas of importance to meeting attendees, providing substance to their presentations. In addition, many expert speakers are certified to offer continuing education credits to industry professionals. Since ongoing education is a growing requisite for people at all levels within the
insurance and financial arenas, this is an attractive way to maximize time spent in corporate meetings. And their fees are not necessarily as steep as many professional speakers.

Expert speakers can be found a number of ways. They often speak at industry conferences such as the Life Agency Management Program (LAMP), sponsored by GAMA International; the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), which is a conference as well as an association of life insurance-based financial services sales professionals; and programs hosted by the International Association of Financial Planning. If meeting planners are given the opportunity to attend these conferences, they can meet and screen potential expert speakers for future use.

Also, experts can be found through personal contacts or industry referrals. Meeting planners can ask for expert speaker referrals from consultants their companies may already be using. These consultants may be able to recommend speakers, or they may want to take on the role of expert speaker themselves.

The question remains: Are they any good? Planners need to know that the speaker they hire can perform. Again, this is easy to determine with professional speakers who have promotional videos, books, articles, and other marketing materials. A speakers bureau also can provide testimonials of a professional speaker's performance. Can a bureau do the same with expert speakers? It should. It is indeed more work to invest time to locate potential expert speakers, check references, hear them speak, and ascertain their credentials and areas of expertise. But by adding them to their rosters of professional speakers, bureaus can pursue a full-service approach to their business. In addition to booking the celebrity speaker for a keynote presentation, bureaus can help planners make the overall meeting agenda more relevant, build internal continuing education programs, and improve the role of corporate meetings.

I am confident this "brave new world" of expert speakers provides one refreshing solution for meeting planners to keep on top of the frustrating tidal wave of change within the insurance and financial industries.

Contact Diane Goodman, The Goodman Speakers Bureau, 800.875.2893 or Diane@GoodmanSpeakersBureau.com