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PCOA webinars assist:

  • People already in the conference, meetings and events industry who need to update their skills
  • People changing career or seeking career advancement
  • New practitioners who want to learn more about the conference, meetings and events industry
  • Organisations who want to improve the skills of their staff
  • Directors/Owners of Independent Conference & Event Management Companies
  • Association In-house Conference & Event Managers & Coordinators
  • In-house Government Conference & Event Managers & Coordinators
  • Corporate In-house Conference & Event Managers & Coordinators
  • Employees of Independent Conference & Event Management Companies


Decisions, Decisions - How to Pick the Perfect Keynote Speakers for Your Conference

Thursday 23rd March 2017 |  Time:   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm AEDT

Webcast Overview

One of the biggest steps in designing a compelling and effective conference or event program is selecting the keynote speakers. Add into the mix that keynotes can be a significant investment for your conference or event budget, the pressure is certainly on to nail it!

In this webinar, expert conference program designer Peta Moore will share her selection process tips so you can be confident in making the best choice for your audience. She will take you through:

– Important planning steps for a successful keynote speaker search
– Programming of keynotes to enhance the conference outcomes
– Weighing up all factors impacting the decision
– Meeting the needs of all stakeholders

About the Presenter

Peta MooreSince entering the industry in 1996, Peta Moore has successfully organised and managed a great variety of events from international tradeshows and conferences, to national road shows around Australia, gala dinners, seminars and in-house workshops.

Having a unique understanding of event management from both ‘sides of the fence’, Peta worked in both client and agency roles prior to starting her own agency, Nectar Creative Communications in 2008. With substantial event and integrated marketing experience, Peta not only understands how to organise and manage an event, she understands how to build marketing strategies that successfully meet business objectives within specified timeframes and budget constraints.

Peta is inspired daily by her belief that a good story is authentic, makes a connection, inspires and takes an audience on a journey and a successful conference or event must do the same!

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