Category Archives: Advice Articles

Advisory: booking speakers ahead of the holiday season

You might not really be in the holiday mood already, but at the China Speakers Bureau, we are already walking into the limitations of a prolonged season of festivities. This week we ran into a few requests for speakers in December, and our advise was: don´t do it, but wait till 2017.

How to pick a great speaker: introduction (1)

Introduction One day your company, organization or government department has an uncommon challenge: to find a professional speaker. That might actually be the reason you came to our site in…

Tips on picking a great speaker: When to look for an outside speaker? (2)

When to look for an outside speaker? “We cannot ask Peter again, can we?” Before starting to give tips on how to look for a professional speaker, we have to…

How to select a good speaker

When you make use of a speakers’ bureau like ours, it makes sense to get the best out of it. How can you do that? By making use of our…

How to pick a great speaker: the compensation I (6)

World Economic Forum via FlickrShould we compensate our speaker and how much? (1) One of the hottest issues we encounter – both in our talks with professional speakers and our…

How to pick a great speaker: the target (5)

via Wikipedia In most cases, you want to achieve something by inviting a speaker. Those targets might be rather diverse. For an incentive tour it might be ok to entertain…

How to pick a great speaker: the event organizer (4)

  How does the organization of your event looks like? You are probably familiar with that famous children’s game, where children queue up in a line, a message is whispered…

Tips on how to pick a great speaker (part three)

  You are probably familiar with that famous children’s game, where children queue up in a line, a message is whispered into the ear of the first child and is…

Tips on how to pick a great speaker (part two)

“We cannot ask Peter again, can we?” Before starting to give tips on how to look for a professional speaker, we have to see how we get to the point…

Tips on how to pick a great speaker (part one)

One day your company, organization or government department has an uncommon challenge: to find a professional speaker. That might actually be the reason you came to us in the first…