This is the fifth annual event hosted by the Richardson Adult Literary Center and the Richardson Public Library. All proceeds go to Richardson literacy programs.
Send media kit of marketing materials, press release, brochure, advertising pieces and any other items to draw an illustration for the speaker. Give more information of why you think he would be a good fit…for this occasion. Even go as for to ask for his ideas of any changes that would enhance the message or theme in this speaking engagement. You must also state the honorarium or fee. Include a deadline date for which you need a response. It’s good practice to let the speaker know if they’ll be other speaker’s there as well. Events’ of this nature there usually is.
First thing is to understand that being passionate won’t necessarily inspire your audience. You need to be on a mission. When you are on a mission, nothing gets in your way. You become inspired from within and you have a knowing inside that keeps you on your path and you don’t let people sway you.
To the surprise of many, the announcer finished the windmill by calling the name that literally drove many to total silence. You could hear pin drop in the hall. Here is what was said and how, “Ladies and Gentlemen of the convention, it’s my pleasure to introduce to you our corporate keynote speaker for the 2012 Charlotte Democratic Convention, it is none other than Mrs. Ann Dunham Obama, mother of President Barack Obama.
From Feb. 16th through March 27th draw the line between reality and illusion when Dallas-based collectors Karol Howard and George Morton guest curate this exhibit of Asian contemporary art showcasing the works of local artist Kana Harada. She traveled with two collectors to Japan last spring. The exhibit aptly titled Between Reality and Illusion also features pieces from Michael Kon Li Yonbin corporate keynote speaker Liu Ren Lui Ding Shintaro Sato Hiroyuki Doi and University of North Texas graduate Xiaoze Xie. Hours are Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marty Walker Gallery, 2135 Farrington Street in Dallas. For additional details, call 214-749-0066.
If you’re new to planning corporate events, ask around among your business colleagues for recommendations. If you attend a grand opening or company dinner that impresses you as well-planned and well-organized, make a note of whether an event planner was used, and which one it was. Excellence has a way of being noted, and word of mouth is the best recommendation you can find.
Conducting this type of business self analysis can be challenging. Sometimes it’s hard to be objective when you are looking at yourself and your job performance. Not sure where to start? Call me. Let me help you create the plan that gets you the best results in the most reasonable timeframe. Like I said before, “leaders know that their primary role is to get things done” – starting with themselves!