Category: Conference Panels and Talks

How to prepare a webinar for impact

If you are a panelist or a moderator on a webinar, you want to prepare properly. Webinars are excellent marketing opportunities. And they help build your profile. So that you shine on your next webinar or panel, we’ve put together some quick tips to prepare a webinar:   Webinar Panel…

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Give a Better Conference Talk with One Quick Fix

There is one simple mistake repeated by too many conference speakers, especially in the financial world. We want to make sure you do not fall into the same trap. To give a better conference talk you may want to use visual aids. What some people do is re-use their PowerPoint slides…

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How to improve your public speaking

Public Speaking is an essential skill in business. To succeed, you want to improve your public speaking skills. These top ten public speaking tips will help you look and feel more impressive. They are based on 10+ years experience coaching executives to become better public speakers, whether for talks, pitches…

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How to introduce yourself on a conference panel / webinar

When you next appear on a webinar or a conference panel, how will you introduce yourself? You want to look good and sound good from the start. Audiences will listen to you more if you do. That means you've got to get your opening words just right. That’s why how…

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10 Power Language techniques to use in your next talk or presentation

How To Use Powerful Language For Leadership Communications   Great leaders use Power Language. It adds interest and colour to what they say. You will recognise ten core techniques that great leaders use to make their talks and presentations more powerful. Using the same techniques, you can make your public…

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Six ways to pitch your private equity fund at an event

You are at a private equity conference. It’s one of those events, like SuperReturn, that's designed to help LPs and GPs meet. You want to identify LPs who may be interested in your private equity fund. Assuming you get a meeting with an investor (which is hard enough) how can…

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Ten Commandments for A Great Conference Talk

While every conference talk is different, there are some rules that apply to any talk. These simple rules, can make your conference talk into a great conference talk. Because ignoring these commandments will lead you into Death by PowerPoint.   1. Thou shalt aim to entertain and inform thy audience…

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Conference Panel Discussions – how to look great

Make your conference panels discussion work. If you are on a conference panel this year,  make your attendance more successful with essential preparation. These six conference panel tips will help you look more impressive, interesting and impactful.    1.     Plan well in advance. With your chairman and fellow panelists, work out…

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Essential Tip for Better Conference Talks

When you give a conference talk (or any other bit of public speaking) you want to sound impressive. But, too many people fall into this trap: The way we speak and the way we write are very different.  W hat looks good when written is unlikely to sound good when…

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How To Look Good On a Conference Panel

Do you look good on a conference panel? When they work well, conference panels are the lifeblood of any conference.  When bad, they are a disaster. But what makes a great conference panel ? At BBA we prepare a lot of people so they look good on conference panel sessions.  Currently…

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