Search Speakers
By Topic
By Type
By Fee Range
$5k $100k+
To Search by Fees
Select Event Location

Booking Process

First time booking a professional keynote speaker? First time working with a speakers bureau and curious about our booking process? Here’s how finding a speaker for your event works:



leading authorities staff  


2)      Review recommendations.

  • We’ll send you a tailored list of recommendations based on what you’ve told us.
  • We’ll include links to videos, articles, and speaker profiles as well as our own personal insights and experience to help you make a good choice.
  • We’ll check availability and provide options that fit into your budget.

speaker cards for proposal

4)      Relax while our team arranges logistics.

  • One of our experienced event coordinators will contact you for the nitty gritty details and arrange flights, cars, hotels, all of the logistics. And we trouble-shoot any bumps in the road so you can focus on your meeting or event.
  • We’ll arrange for conference calls or pre-event communication as appropriate to make sure your speaker is prepped to speak to your audience.
leading authorities around the office  

6)      Happy Audience/Happy Client

  • Your audience laughs, they cry, they learn something new and leave raving about your choice.
  • You look good and are ready to do it again!










timeline alpha - use



1)      Tell us about your event.

  • Chat with one of our program consultants about your event, your audience, your budget, your key stakeholders, your objectives.
  • We’ll share intel on today’s hottest topics, what we hear from our client-base, and the newest names on the circuit.


LAI Live team  


3)      Select and contract a speaker.

  • You tell us who you are interested in booking.
  • We’ll draw up a contract for you and the speaker to spell out all of the details and handle the payments and terms.
leading authorities team in action  

5)      The Big Day!

  • Your speaker arrives on-time and prepared, , and ready to “wow” your audience.
  • You hear a great presentation.
Leading Authorities events
Ready to Get Started?

Now that you know our process for how to find a speaker for an event, are you ready to experience it firsthand?

Contact us by filling out the form below for a no-obligation conversation and a curated list of options for your event.
Still have more questions? Review our FAQs or contact us at 1-800-SPEAKER to chat with a program consultant.
Ready to Book a Speaker?
Fill out this form for more information