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Welcome to GatherGeeks, the event industry podcast, where people passionate about the power of live experiences and events come together. Join host David Adler as he discusses the latest news and trends affecting event marketers, meeting strategists, nonprofit organizers, and everyone in between. This podcast by BizBash is the destination for information, innovation, and inspiration for anyone involved in planning events and meetings, from conferences, trade shows, and fund-raising galas to product launches, festivals, award shows, weddings, and birthdays.

Aug 27, 2018


Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik

Guest: Brett Lavender


In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, hear from Brett Lavender, owner of speaking, training, and coaching practice the Persuasive Lion. Lavender gives in-depth advice for event and keynote speakers, sharing a mix of theory and practical tips for improving your skills. He dives into how room layout and temperature affect communication at conferences and meetings, why most people speak too quickly, the importance of eye contact, and why delivery might just be more important than content.


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Running time 58:31.