Generally, when people say they want a Keynote Speaker what they mean is we need to hire a Keynote Speaker who can talk to our audience for about 45 minutes and they will probably cost a lot of money.
The term Keynote Speaker is one of the most misunderstood in the events industry. Many people confuse the term Keynote Speaker with motivational speaker, inspirational speaker, breakout speaker, industry expert, business speaker, entertainer.
In order to provide an authentic contribution to your event, you should always look for someone with a proven success in their business, who can bring their unique contribution to your organization.
A Keynote Speaker should be able to capture the essence of your meeting and be able to highlight it to your audience in a short period of time. In order to capture this essence, the Keynote Speaker should be willing to spend the time researching your industry, your issues, and your audience.
Your Keynote Speaker may use many techniques to involve the audience, ranging from personal charisma to humor, but no matter the technique, their job is to weave your keynote message into their program in a memorable way.
A good and unique keynote speaker can truly make the difference and make your business meeting, association meeting, or corporate event, memorable.