At the NSA Winter Workshop in Las Vegas, The President of the National Speakers Association Shep Hyken and NSA Voices of Experience director Michael Hoffman interviewed Dave Reed of eSpeakers. eSpeakers recently announced an important relationship with Meeting Professionals International (MPI), and NSA leadership wanted to provide some clear information about what that relationship means for the NSA and its members.
When you ask most meeting planners what kind of technology they typically utilize at their events, they’ll reply with things like “using a big screen for main stage events” or “PowerPoint projectors for every breakout session.” Those things are important, but they are just the tip of the iceberg for meeting planner technology.
When you need to bring in a speaker for your group, company or association event, you have two choices on the type of presenter to hire: An expert who speaks or an expert speaker. While those two terms may seem similar, there’s actually a big difference.