Chapter 9

Signing Up with a Speaker Bureau


  • What a speaker bureau is and how it works
  • Marketing tools you should have before approaching a bureau


People ask me all the time, “How did you get an agent?” “How did you get listed with several speaker bureaus?” Without a doubt, there seems to be an uncanny interest among emerging speakers and trainers in breaking into what is thought to be an elusive and exclusive speaker bureau club. But the fact is, that club really doesn’t exist for most of us.

Speaker bureaus can provide excellent networks for speakers and can change the status of someone’s career, but they are neither required ...

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