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10 Tips for Hiring the Right Speaker

Speaker selection is one of the most important elements of a successful meeting; however, this can be a daunting task, as speakers are available in every fee range and specialty topic. The Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, comprised of more than 500 professional speakers, has compiled these tips to help you find the right match for your group. read more…

Why you should hire a CAPS Professional Speaker

Speaker selection is one of the most important elements in the execution of a successful meeting. Once you determine the specific needs of your audience, you will need a speaker who not only has the knowledge and content, but someone who can deliver it with a punch that will leave the audience with inspiration and knowledge. read more…

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