At Leading Authorities, we use our extensive knowledge of today's hottest topics, our ability to generate fresh and exciting ideas, and our strong creative background to help clients create great meetings. Over the years, we’ve added a variety of capabilities to our customer-focused-business to help our clients including associations, corporations, and colleges and universities, produce great meetings and events. Our roster of A-list entertainers continues to expand and our production team has grown to accommodate an increased demand for spectacular and interactive media products. Take a look at just some of our services outlined below.
Creating a Great Agenda
Think of our team as an extension of your organization. Let us take the lead in shaping your event and refining your objectives. Whether your audience is a small group of executives, or a large annual meeting, Leading Authorities can help you craft a seamless message. Invite a few members of Leading Authorities’ research team to engage in a thoughtful discussion with your staff. We will provide innovative strategies to help you get the most out of your next meeting.
Selecting the Perfect Speaker
Leading Authorities has access to virtually any speaker worldwide. Whether you are looking for motivation, political analysis, business strategies, change management, or inspiration, your personal program consultant will assist you in finding the perfect speaker. Leading Authorities provides you with a number of options, making it easy for you to choose from some of today's hottest speakers.
We realize that some speakers are difficult to find. Leading Authorities has developed a premium service aimed at helping you identify and secure hard-to-find speakers. This category includes speakers who are experts on highly specialized topics, speakers who are actively employed in major corporations or government agencies, and high-profile speakers who do not accept honoraria or speaking fees. For those speakers who do not accept honoraria or fees, a flat charge is assessed to cover time and cost spent in qualifying and securing these speakers.
Make an informed decision by previewing speakers’ videos to decide if their message and style resonates with your organization. Leading Authorities is happy to send samples of past speeches on DVDs or as video links straight to your inbox.
An unrivaled resource of entertainers and show management, Leading Authorities can provide unbiased recommendations and manage all the tricky backstage details. Our services include: booking nationally-known talent, managing pre/post-show meet and greets or photo-ops, arranging logistics, negotiating riders, handling staging requirements, and designing sets.
As the liaison between the talent and the client, Leading Authorities' event coordinators make sure that every booking runs like clockwork. This detail-oriented team handles all of our speakers’ logistics and provides a range of services from developing itineraries and scheduling conference calls to managing book purchases and arranging meet-and-greets.
Pre-buy books at large discounts and have the author sign bookplates in advance of your meeting. Leading Authorities will manage all of the logistical arrangements including shipping and handling. We provide a large selection of books in association with Amazon.com. Simply search for your favorite speaker, and view the books listed on their speaker page.
Leading Authorities can help you organize special VIP receptions and autograph sessions. We can provide the opportunity for your audience members to interact with an author and take home a lasting memento from your meeting.
See your event through a new set of eyes after one of our event experts experiences it, collects key observations, and makes recommendations. Focus on the experience of your next event with a hands-on workshop led by one of our event design experts. Hire our professional show management team to handle all the details -- from pre-con to load out.
Consult with our team of experts and meet the constantly changing trends in business. Learn how your organization can implement "green" practices in your events. Cross the generational divides and please boomers, X, Ys, and millennials. Learn how to apply adult learning methods and ensure the absorption of your message.
Benefit from a team of writers, designers, and production specialists who will deliver a polished and custom invitation package for your event. Printing, production, and mailing can be arranged for an additional fee. Generate buzz about your event with web promotion and pull all of the details of your event together with a functional and attractive program book to keep your attendees in the know throughout the show.
Leading Authorities' award-winning production house specializes in designing programs that make an impact and packaging content in dynamic and innovative ways. With three full-time editing suites in our studios, the production team can work side-by-side with you to create a powerful message for your next event. Some of our production services include: video introductions, pre-event promotional spots, and set design including lights, sound, and teleprompting support.
Leading Authorities Live is a full-service livecasting solution that allows you to reach your audience in an interactive and engaging way. Leading Authorities' new livecasting capabilities allow you to generate awareness, interest, and demand for you next meeting by promoting your keynote speakers in advance. Leading Authorities Live is a different way to deliver content and reach your audience in an interactive and engaging way. This new technology allows organizations to build member value by offering cost effective training and education to a greatly expanded audience and with greater frequency. For more information, click here.
Create a consistent look for your event or organization. Have a PowerPoint or Keynote professional create a custom template or entire presentation including custom graphics and signage to add polish and continuity to your message.
Ensure continuity and stay on schedule with a professional show script. This service can include speech writing as well as housekeeping notes, introductions, key messaging, and timing cues. Take your event to the next level with a professionally written video script or promotional collateral.
To speak with a program consultant about our services, call 1-800-SPEAKER or email email@example.com.