Events are defined by their innovative discussions and industry-leading insights. Therefore, utilising the services of a world-class keynote speaker is essential for organising an impactful conference or function. Combined with their professional experiences and resonating impact, these speakers are key to a successful, unforgettable event.
Serving up a whole host of benefits, a keynote speaker offers the foundation for outstanding corporate conferences, trade shows and summits. Supplying audiences with insight into their area of expertise, a top keynote speaker is an industry expert, a thought leader – most importantly, they are a high-quality public speaker.
We look at the key benefits of a keynote speech, and how a speaker can bring authenticity to your occasion.
1. UNPARALLELED EXPERTISE
As per the definition of keynote speakers, these industry authorities are resident experts on a specific topic or subject of study. Tapping into years of experience at the upper level of their profession, a keynote speaker is credible and entertaining. Their speeches transport audiences to the forefront of their industry and supply insight relevant to the themes of the conference.
When booking a speaker, ensure they are a figurehead of their field, and can therefore share the intricate details of your event’s theme. One of the many benefits of keynote talks is their focus on a specific topic, which is explored through the lens of the speaker’s experience, knowledge, and passion. No matter the theme of your event, a keynote speaker can supply unparalleled expertise.
Jim Lawless – Change Management Speaker
Jim Lawless is one of the world’s leading speakers. His unique insight into change management and performance shift serves to enlighten audiences, making him the perfect example of unparalleled expertise. He has worked with the likes of ITV, Virgin and Microsoft, to name just a few large corporations, bookings that have taken Jim all over the world. As a speaker, he discusses how he became the first Briton to dive deeper than 101m on a single breath, a feat only made possible by his extensive knowledge.
2. INSPIRE GENUINE, POSITIVE CHANGE
Keynote speakers are not only industry leaders but inspiring individuals. Their stories include such topics as overcoming adversity and maximising success, valuable subjects for audiences of all backgrounds. An inspiring keynote speaker will capture their audience’s emotion and supply a hard-hitting case for positive change, making for a transformative event.
A good motivational keynote speaker will inspire audiences to value their strengths and encourage a positive “can do” mentality. When booked for events, they are a powerful tool for business owners wishing to motivate their workforce, or conference organisers hoping to leave a lasting impression on attendees. Your audience will never forget an event featuring one of our experts on wellbeing, happiness, and mental health, as they inspire a more positive perspective.
Samantha Clarke – Workplace Wellbeing Speaker
Happiness consultant, Samantha Clarke, is on a one-woman mission to revolutionise our working environments. She has been booked by the likes of Pizza Hut, Harrods and Giorgio Armani, a testament to Samantha’s business-defining knowledge of wellbeing. Her keynote speeches inspire transformative change in the world of work, as Samantha’s infectious drive for happiness and self-fulfilment serves to inspire audiences. If your workplace culture needs a shake-up, keynote speakers like Samantha will challenge the status quo, and trigger positive change.
3. COMPLIMENT YOUR EVENT’S THEME
Setting the underlying tone of the speech, your message should serve as the conclusion to a selection of tips, tricks, and tales, driving home the theme of the event. A keynote speaker will strengthen the purpose of the event, using their industry knowledge they communicate your message in a concise, authoritative manner.
Imagine the theme of your event is mental health, for example. Your keynote speaker will not just talk broadly about the symptoms and problems that mental illness brings, but also tap into the benefits of acknowledging areas of improvement in a workplace environment. They will have a wide knowledge of the subject, and an ability to speak with authority and empathy, to encapsulate your event’s theme.
Ruby Wax – Mental Health Speaker
Actress turned mental health campaigner and speaker; Ruby Wax is dismantling the stigma surrounding mental disorders one keynote speech at a time. Her TED talk, What’s So Funny About Mental Illness (see: above) is a hilarious adventure into the mind, reflecting her exceptional ability to engage audiences. When Ruby is booked for events, she will open her audience’s eyes to the truth about mental health – it is real, dangerous and requires just as much support as physical diseases. From the National Mindfulness Conference to The Royal College of Nursing, a speaker like Ruby is no stranger to the stage.
4. ADD CREDIBILITY
As experts in their field, keynote speakers are the perfect presenters for adding credibility. They embody knowledge, so can supply the latest insights into their specific topic – and therefore your event’s theme. Relevant, topical and with an evident passion for their field, an event featuring a keynote speaker is sure to prove popular.
Speakers are a valuable source of marketing for events, especially if the speaker in question is a renowned expert in the field. Featuring a leading expert will attract interest from prospective audiences, including both fans of the speaker in question and those interested in their chosen topic. The benefits of hiring a keynote speaker, especially one who is widely known, impact the popularity of an event.
Scott McArthur – Psychology Speaker
Scott McArthur is a speaker unlike any other. Both hilarious and insightful, his keynote speeches address the “knowing-doing gap” which holds countless industries back and supplies methods for better decision making. From organisational psychology to change management, his topics stem from a wealth of industries to create a comprehensive keynote speech, guaranteed to resonate with audiences. Due to Scott’s international reputation, an event featuring this leading professional will attract interest from global audiences.
BOOK A GREAT SPEAKER FOR YOUR EVENT
Our expert team deliver speakers to conferences, summits, trade shows, product launches and more throughout the world. Having worked with large and small companies alike at thousands of events a year, we are leading experts at sourcing the perfect keynote speakers.
To book a keynote speaker to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing [email protected] or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.
Cat Mitchell is Senior VP of Sales at Champions Speakers having joined us as a Celebrity Sales Executive back in 2013. She has since brokered deals with international clients and won the services of globally-renowned speakers including former Ap... Read more
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