So, you have accepted your first invitation to speak at a conference. Well done. You are off the mark as a conference speaker. Now, in the time you have left before you give your speech, here are some conference speech tips.
Conference Speech Tips
Understand Your Audience. Take some time to consider your audience at the conference. This shouldn't be tricky because your conference organiser can help. First of all they can probably give you a list of last year's delegates.
Conference Venue. Be sure of the conference venue, its location, parking and other transport links. Re-confirm the date and time of your conference speech.
It Pays To Practise
Practise. If your schedule has other demands, do make sure there are no time conflicts. Because that's the last thing you need as a conference speaker. Give yourself plenty of time for your speech. Plenty of time to plan and prepare. And plenty of time to both practise and rehearse.
Your Conference Speech. Be clear about your conference speech topic, your speech title and the speech duration. Does the speech duration include questions? Since now is the time to check.
Time To Get Ready For Your Speech
Time. Give yourself plenty of time. Because you need time between your acceptance of a speech invitation and the event itself.
Whatever the event, these conference speech tips should help you get ready for the important day. Good luck. You can always discover more public speaking techniques with a public speaking training course or a coaching session. And because we use more than 40 training centres throughout the country, you are never that far from your nearest training opportunity.
The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.