A great speaker has all the power and quality to turn around the state of a trade show and make it very successful.
The credit of successful a trade show exhibit doesn’t lie only in the number of attendees, booth displays, etc. It also lies in the speakers who will make create a buzz about the exhibition. Further, it will help create a memorable experience for the attendees and exhibitors putting their trade show booth.
- Based on Experience
One of the main ways to select the perfect speaker for your trade show can be by looking for individuals who have already been on the panel at other events. A great plus point would be if they belong to the industry and have spoken on the required topics. Even individuals with extensive knowledge about the industry can be looked into. With some research, you can find out which speaker’s words and ideas resonate with your exhibition.
- Industry Blogs
You can also approach bloggers whose blogs specialize in your industry. Having them speak about their blogs and insights as an outsider looking into the industry can provide a new perspective.
- Influential Attendees
Doing some background research on the attendees will help you understand the kind of trade shows they attend. In doing so, you might be surprised to see how well known they are about the topics. Moreover, they might also be professionals with quite some experience under their belt. Ask them if they would be interested in joining the speaker panel.
These examples are a few ways to source speakers for your trade show. Using these methods you can a variety of quality speakers that your attendees will be excited to hear from. Most importantly, remember to approach them with respect and provide all the required details about the exhibition. A speaker often becomes a highlight of the event. Make sure you do your research before approaching people for your upcoming trade show.