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Top Benefits of Working with a Speakers Bureau

Planning an event is a lot of work, and securing the right speaker can feel like the biggest hurdle. The Speakers Agency is here to help you overcome that hurdle with confidence.

What exactly is a speakers bureau?

A speakers bureau is a curated talent roster of renowned speakers and event hosts on the circuit. These are industry experts, captivating storytellers, and engaging personalities who have a proven track record of success on the event stage. Speakers agree to be registered with a reputable bureau like The Speakers Agency, and we build longstanding relationships with each one. This allows us to provide in-depth insights into their expertise, presentation styles, and ideal audience fit.

The three main benefits or working with a speakers bureau

  1. Peace of Mind & Guaranteed Quality: Booking a speaker directly can be risky. With The Speakers Agency, you’re partnering with a reputable company with a proven track record. We meticulously vet all our speakers, ensuring they are reliable, professional, and deliver exceptional presentations. Having been in business since 2001, we like to think we’re doing something right!
  2. Expertise & Perfect Pairing: Finding the perfect speaker for your event requires expertise. Our team of booking agents are industry experts. They possess an in-depth understanding of our vast speaker roster, encompassing thousands of specialists across diverse fields. This allows them to perfectly match a speaker’s unique talents and experience to your specific event goals and audience.
  3. Contingency Planning & Backup Support: While cancellations are rare, unforeseen circumstances can arise. When you book through The Speakers Agency, you’re protected. We have iron-clad contracts in place, and in the exceptional case of a speaker cancellation, our team will work tirelessly to secure a suitable replacement, ensuring your event runs smoothly.

Why choose the Speakers Agency?

Transparency and ethics are at the core of everything we do. We meticulously vet all our speakers and only represent those with a proven track record of reliability, professionalism, and delivering high-impact presentations.

Additionally, we streamline communication by assigning you a dedicated Account Manager who will be your single point of contact throughout the entire process. Offering personalised service, our team will take the time to understand your specific event goals, target audience, and budget to curate a shortlist of speakers perfectly tailored to your needs.

Unlike some speaker booking agencies, we are also unbiased in our expertise. Our recommendations are driven solely by one thing: your event’s success. Account Managers will provide objective recommendations based on the best fit for your event, free from any incentive to promote specific speakers.

With a long-standing history of excellence since 2001, The Speakers Agency boasts a team with experience you can trust. Our Managing Director’s background as a speaker booker herself fuels our unique perspective, and has allowed us to design a service that prioritises the needs of event planners, ensuring a seamless experience from enquiry to booking.

To learn more about what we do, or to see how our services can be beneficial for your next event, get in touch today on +44(0)1332 810481 or email enquiries@thespeakersagency.com

FAQs on working with a Speakers Bureau

What is a Speakers Bureau?

A Speakers Bureau is your go-to resource for professional speakers. We specialise in connecting event planners with the ideal speaker to elevate their conferences, seminars, and other functions.

How does The Speakers Agency select its speakers?

The Speakers Agency carefully curates its roster of speakers based on expertise, experience, and the ability to engage and inspire audiences.

What types of speakers can I book?

Our diverse roster offers motivational speakers, industry experts, celebrities, after-dinner speakers, awards hosts and more – we pride ourselves on providing the perfect fit for any event.

Can you help me choose the right speaker?

Absolutely! Our team offers personalised consultations to understand your event’s goals and target audience, then recommend the ideal speaker match.

What are the benefits of booking with The Speakers Agency?

You gain access to a vast network of professional speakers, expert speaker selection, and comprehensive event support – all designed to make your event a success.

How far in advance should I book a speaker?

For the best selection and to secure your preferred speaker, booking at least several months in advance is ideal.

Can you accommodate last-minute bookings?

We strive to fulfill all requests, but speaker availability becomes limited closer to the event date. Early booking is highly recommended.

Do you have speakers for virtual events?

Yes! We have a network of speakers experienced in delivering impactful presentations for virtual and hybrid events.

Do you work with non-profit events?

We work with a huge array of speakers who are passionate about supporting non-profit causes. Reduced rates may be available for such events.

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