Celebrity Speakers – Talk Your Way to Success
Celebrity Speakers are often asked to come along to a fundraising or an awareness promoting event, in order to attract large audiences and to add some kudos to the proceedings. By employing one to speak at your function, you can be sure to really get the message of the night across to your guests, whatever that may be, as people generally like to hear the opinions of the rich and famous, and to be sweet talked into thinking the same as they do.
Choosing a suitable venue is, of course, as important as choosing a key note speaker; make sure you book a place that is complementary to the night, and that will allow your celebrity to feel as relaxed as possible in order to get the best from them. This doesn’t, however, mean you should secure a room in the swankiest place in your area; in the case of a charity, for example, stripping things back to where the action happens may help both your celeb and your guests get a real sense of what you are trying to achieve, and therefore help them more readily empathise with your cause.
Celebrity Speakers do, of course, come from a variety of different backgrounds and walks of life. It isn’t enough to just hire the most famous person you can think of, or the most easily accessible celebrity, to talk at your function. By choosing a star who has some life experience in the things that relate to your organisation, you can help your key note speaker to really connect with the things you need them to talk about, allowing your audience to experience a real sense of authenticity, from both them and from you.
Choosing a celebrity speaker that has direct experience in the areas that you need them to talk about is, of course, not a necessity and it may be sometimes impractical to consider it a must-have from your star. However, if this is indeed the case, then do be extra careful when choosing your celeb; an audience can smell a fraud a mile away, so don’t be tempted to choose someone who clearly has no interest in your cause, just because they happen to be an A-lister.
Celebrity Speakers must not, therefore, be chosen in a hurry – especially if you want to get the most out of them, and so the most out of your cash. A fantastic way of making sure you get the right celebrity for the job is to get in touch with an agency, such as The Celebrity Source. Agencies are well known for having contact details for a plethora of well known stars, and by choosing a good one, you can be sure that they have a good working relationship with each of these famous faces.
Celebrity Speakers for hire
Celebrity Speakers for hire are not always A-list celebrities. Business speakers, motivational speakers and TV personalities all fall into this category, meaning that you will have a wide variety of famous faces to choose from when it comes to picking your key note speaker. If budget is a big factor for your organisation, then The Celebrity Source will work closely with you to ensure that you get the right celebrity for your function, at a price that will be hard to beat.
Celebrity Speakers for hire differ in the range of topics that they feel comfortable talking about, and you may be shocked to discover the wide variety that some celebrities have in subject interest. While this may not seem initially important, it does mean that if the star that you had set your heart on is too expensive, or is already booked on the night of your event, you can be sure that someone else will be able to step in and fill their shoes rather well.
Celebrity Speakers fees
Celebrity Speakers fees differ massively, depending on the star’s popularity, their availability, and how you go about contacting them; by choosing to go through an agency like The Celebrity Source, you can be sure to get the best price possible for a celebrity to speak at your event, as we often get reduced rates by contacting the star themselves directly on your behalf, rather than going through their agent. Other factors that increase costs include the travel expenses for your celeb, accommodation fees, and providing them with good quality meals.
Celebrity Speakers fees should not come as a shock. Going through a reputable agent should mean that all costs are explained to you before you host your event, meaning that there won’t be any hidden fees at the end that you were not expecting. Sometimes you can recoup some, if not all, of the costs of employing a celebrity key note speaker by selling tickets to your guests to attend – remember, this won’t be any ordinary night, and so people will be willing to spend more than they ordinarily would for the chance to meet a famous face or pin-up.
Celebrity Speakers bureau
Celebrity Speakers bureau can give you testimonials to their success, as well as facts and statistics to back up the success that their clients had from hiring a celebrity key note speaker through them. You should be able to ask for records and names of the stars that they have secured for other people and events in the past, so that you can be sure that the agency you hire has a proven track record of getting the best for their customers.
Celebrity Speakers bureau will make it easy for you to find the right category of speaker that you need for your function by making sure that their speciality topics are made clear. The reason for this is that some speakers have more than one topic of expertise and so may be the perfect candidate for your event but you may not have known it before you contacted the bureau or agency. For example, would you have known that John Cleese could be the perfect choice for your psychology seminar?
Top Celebrity Speakers
Top Celebrity Speakers command the highest prices but there is always a demand ofr their services. If you are determined that no-one will do apart from one of these top speakers, then you need to get your act together in plenty of time – don’t think that you can ring an agency a month before your event and your celeb will be waiting for your call, because it simply won’t happen. The best way to find out how much time you will need, give us a call at the Celebrity Source.
Celebrity Speakers cost
Celebrity Speakers costs vary depending upon who they are, and what the demand for them is. For example, you can expect to pay upwards of $80,000 for an entrepreneurial speaker such as British Sir Alan Sugar – and of course you will need to pay all expenses, too. Some speakers can be surprising. For example, adventurer and explorer, Ranulph Fiennes is as big as they get but he will speak at your event for the modest sum of less than $15,000 (plus expenses).
The Celebrity Source
The Celebrity Source can access just about any celebrity you are interested in, and because you are the client, can also get you the best price possible. Rita Tateel with The Celebrity Source brings you celebrities matched with clients’ campaign or event needs based on their interests and lifestyle. The Celebrity Source can help you with Celebrity Endorsements, Celebrity Speakers, Celebrity Appearances, and can help you Book a Celebrity or Hire a Celebrity.