Ask the Expert – Growing Your Speaking
May 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Public speaking is one of the best and quickest ways to create visibility, whether an event is in-person, virtual or hybrid. In this Ask the Expert session, we’ll discuss best practices for consultants to land speaking engagements to help grow their consulting business. Points of discussion will include:
- Researching and identifying the “right” speaking opportunities aimed at your target audiences
- How and when to submit speaker proposals to event organizers
- Creating high-impact, compelling speaker proposals that win you MORE speaking engagements
Steve Markman is the Founder and President of Markman Speaker Management, LLC, a multi-service speaker agency he founded in 1994. Steve has over 30 years of experience in the speaker and conference business. He has secured speaking engagements for over a thousand leaders from all walks of life. Steve has worked with clients in all industries and professions, including consultants, authors, entrepreneurs, and executives. He has helped companies of all sizes – from start-ups to the Fortune 500, including IBM Global Services, PayPal, Subaru, Bank of America, Hitachi, and Ogilvy PR Worldwide. Dozens of professional services firms have also taken advantage of Steve’s expertise – such as Booz, Monitor Group, Perot Systems, L.E.K. Consulting, and Mercer Consulting.
Through Steve’s one-on-one Custom Advisory Service virtual sessions, consultants can learn how to secure speaking engagements that enable them to grow their business by boosting visibility, generating business leads, and demonstrating thought leadership.
Early in his career Steve led the conference divisions of COMDEX and The Conference Board.