TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL EVENT
We understand that you have invested a great deal of time and money into your event, and we would like to give you some suggestions to make sure you receive the maximum return possible on your investment. Often times the slightest changes in ambiance and staging will greatly affect the outcome of a speaker’s presentation. The following suggestions are what we believe will create the best experience.
Please forward your promotional pieces, such as marketing flyers or radio ads, etc. to our team so that we can help you promote your event! Our team also will provide you with a promotional DVD for the purpose to introduce Seb Wichmann. For questions please contact our office via E-mail: email@example.com. We then can arrange a time to discuss your questions further on the phone!
Seb Wichmann uses a WIRELESS HEADWORN MICROPHONE (preferable) but not mandatory. Please make sure that the A/V department has a back-up microphone available at all times, as well as a mic runner on hand. Our suggestion would be to have someone from your group assigned to the microphone system should any adjustments be needed for volume, bass, feedback, etc.
Audio and/or video taping is available with PRIOR WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION. If you’re interested in taping Seb Wichmann’s presentation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For promotional purposes we often have our own A/V department present at the event.
PREPARATION & EVENT SETUP
1.) Please provide a 6′ draped table for him to place and organize any materials on product he may reference from the stage.
2.) On stage, where he is placing his materials, please have a bottle of water and a box of Kleenex and a stool for Seb Wichmann.
3.) Theater or classroom seating is preferable, in chevron style seating.
4.) When the room is rectangular, have your stage positioned in the center of the long wall. This assists greatly in creating intimacy between your audience and anyone who is on stage.
5.) For the benefit of your audience please request from the hotel or auditorium management that the meeting room has no distracting noise from an adjoining room, such as a singing group, rock band.
6.) Be aware that it is difficult to build intimacy and rapport if your audience is still eating.
7.) When a photographer is present, please ask them to refrain from taking photos the first 15 minutes of the program, as this can be distracting to the audience.
8.) Make sure the room is well lit, especially the staging area. People remember more and laugh more in bright rooms. Seb Wichmann prefers to see the faces of the audience. This allows him to see how they are responding to his presentation and connect more with the audience.
1.) It is not a good idea to have your main speaker the last day of a conference when your participants have been up late the night before.
2.) An extended cocktail party is not a good start for your audience. To get the most from your investment of Seb Wichmann’s presentation, consider changing the schedule to maximize his message and the response from the audience.
3.) Please do not have awards or lengthy announcements immediately following Seb Wichmann’s presentation. This tends to diffuse the energy and message Seb Wichmann has just left with your group. Consider having these announcements first, or taking a break following her presentation, especially if you have had him speaking for more than one hour. This break will also give him the opportunity to meet and shake hands with your attendees during the break following her presentation.