What’s going on in the event world: February Recap

TL;DR: Hilary’s got a new book, the meetings industry makes an impact, celebrity and influencer marketing keeps hitting new heights, must-read tips to for any panel facilitator. _______________________ Madame President To Madame Keynote Hillary Clinton has been fairly quiet since losing the US election on November 8 but her future has started to become a […]

click to read the full post by: Jeff Jacobson date: March 8, 2017

2 minute recap: What’s happening in the event world?

TL;DR: Try a debate at your next event; VR isn’t a be all end all, but it can add some buzz to your event; Donald commanded $400,000 plus speaking fees but Mariah has him beat at $1,000,000. Swapping panels for debates Every great movie (…and novel, sports game, story) must have tension to engage the […]

click to read the full post by: Jeff Jacobson date: February 10, 2017

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before A Public Talk {6 minute read}

Today alone, there are hundreds of thousands of people stepping on stages, grabbing a mic and addressing audiences. These audiences range from 20 people to 20,000. Some audience members are looking to be inspired. Others are hoping to learn something new​. Many just show up for the free lunch. For the speakers, many are addressing […]

click to read the full post by: Jeff Lohnes date: May 7, 2016

How A Speaking Agent Reads The News – Part 1: Bruce Jenner

By Jeff Jacobson It’s my job to place newsmakers, whether it’s athletes, authors, ex-politicians, TV personalities etc. at conferences around the country. And because of my professional goals, I may read news stories a bit differently than you. Every article may contain a new topic of interest or a new personality who might be compelling […]

click to read the full post by: Jeff Jacobson date: May 1, 2015

New Speakers – March 2015

Richard Peddie – Richard is the former President & CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. He took the organization through a period of enormous growth. He documented his experiences with MLSE as well as TSN, Pillsbury and other blue-chip brands in his 2013 bestselling book, Dream Job. Later this summer, he will be releasing […]

click to read the full post by: Jeff Jacobson date: March 11, 2015

Reflections On A Year in Business
click to read the full post by: Jeff Jacobson date: November 25, 2014