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Our clients are
  • company executives
  • human resource directors
  • meeting planners
  • trade show producers
  • Public Relations firms
  • trade organizations
  • associations and non-profit groups
all of whom rely upon us to consistently meet their needs and deliver the service and quality they require. When you work with our team you:
  • pay the same fee as you would if you booked the speaker direct
  • get current and up to date information
  • can rely upon us to respond to your requests in a professional and timely manner.
  • all of our speakers, trainers and consultants are of the highest caliber and experts in their fields
  • we work closely with you to ensure the success of your event.
  • We provide everything you need so you feel informed and comfortable in the choices you make.
Where do I begin? Right here. Read through our list of frequently asked questions or contact us anytime if you would like more information or to speak with a live person. Ph 1-800-420-4155

  • Why should I choose Keynote Resource as my speakers bureau?
  • How do I preview speakers?
  • When booking a speaker, how long does the process usually take?
  • What Are The Typical Costs associated with booking a speaker?
  • How Do I Save Money on Speaker Travel?
  • Who are some of Keynote Resource, Incís clients?
  • What if a speaker has to cancel because of an emergency?
  • Will the speaker sign books or other memorabilia?
  • Can you help me with books?
  • If there a cost of doing business with Keynote Resource?
  • How are speaking fees determined?
  • Will we be able to videotape the presentation?
  • Will the speaker attend special VIP events?
  • Can I interview or talk with a speaker before the presentation?
  • I have never booked a speaker before. Can you help me find the right speaker to best fit our needs?

    Q. Why should I choose Keynote Resource as my speakers bureau?
    A In serving a select group of clients extraordinarily well you can be assured of personal service and attention. We are your partners in creating a successful program, here to guide and serve you; offering you the advantage of our knowledge, insight and exceptional catalogue of speaking and training professionals.

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    Q How do I preview speakers?
    A. We have spent many hours researching, interviewing, following up on references and previewing videos sent to us by the speakers selected to be part of our on-line catalogue.
    We have organized the information on our web site to make it easy for you to navigate, Using our comprehensive search features you can search by name, type of speaker, category, topic or do a custom search, Use our search features to find a group of speakers that fit what it is you are looking for then contact us to discuss.

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    Q. When booking a speaker, how long does the process usually take?
    A. As soon as you have your conference program laid out and know for which slots you require speakers you should start looking for those speakers. Six months to one year in advance of an event is a good time to start your search. If you are looking for a celebrity or a speaker who is in high demand you should start your search as early as possible. Once you have contacted Keynote Resource and determined which speakers you are interested in, the booking process can be completed within seven to ten days.

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    Q. What Are The Typical Costs associated with booking a speaker?
    A. Each individual speaker will determine his or her fee structure. Typically speaker fees will be quoted as keynote, up to 2 hours, half day, full day. Some speakers offer a flat rate for travel expenses. Otherwise travel expenses consist of round trip airfare, ground transportation, accommodations, meals and reasonable incidentals.
    You will also be responsible for audio-visual or other technical equipment required to give the presentation. This will vary depending on the speaker and his/her particular presentation.

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    Q. How Do I Save Money on Speaker Travel?
    A. Once you have decided on your conference location, you can save money by selecting speakers who are located in that city or state.

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    Q. Who are some of Keynote Resource, Incís clients?
    A. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, associations and professional societies , universities, and civic groups. For testimonials click here

    Q. What if a speaker has to cancel because of an emergency?
    A. If the speaker has to cancel because of an emergency, we will find you a replacement speaker.

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    Q. Will the speaker sign books or other memorabilia?
    A. Depending on the speaker. Some speakers will do so; others are bound by contractual obligations which may prevent them from doing so.

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    Q. Can you help me with books?
    A. In most instances we can supply books at a substantial discount and have them delivered to you. . We can also help you arrange author book signings and/or book plates. There is no additional charge for this service.

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    Q. Is there a cost of doing business with Keynote Resource?
    A. No, there is no additional cost to you. We offer our web site and on-line catalogue of speakers as a comprehensive resource of information. Once you contact us we offer additional consultation, independent recommendations, guidance and event coordination at no extra cost to you.

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    Q. How are speaking fees determined?
    A. Each speaker determines their own fees. Speaking fees are usually a function of how well known the speaker is, the amount of travel required to complete a presentation, and the length of the presentation. Celebrities, best-selling authors, and other high profile speakers command higher fees.

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    Q. Will we be able to videotape the presentation?
    A. Requests for videotaping or recording a presentation should be made in advance before the contract is signed. Requests to videotape or record a presentation will be determined by the speaker.

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    Q. Will the speaker attend special VIP events?
    A. It is important to make your requests known in advance, before the contract is signed, to ensure any special requests are agreed to in advance and become part of the contract.

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    Q. Can I interview or talk with a speaker before the presentation?
    A. Most speakers customize their presentations to your industry and audience. There may be a number of telephone conversations with you and others in your organization prior to a presentation. Many speakers also have pre-program questionnaires.

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    Q. I have never booked a speaker before. Can you help me if I donít know what kind of speaker would best fit our needs?
    A. Call us at 1-800-420-4166 and be prepared to answer the following questions:
  • Proposed date of your event
  • Location, city and state
  • What kind of meeting is being planned.
  • How many people will be in attendance.
  • What are your preferred topics.
  • What are your specific goals and objectives.
  • What is your speaker budget.

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    Keynote Resource speakers bureau can help you find the ideal keynote speakers for your next event. We represent inspirational speakers, motivational speakers, corporate entertainment and more.

    Keynote Resource speakers bureau will find the perfect keynote speaker for your upcoming event, whether you are looking for inspirational speakers with a message, motivational speakers to set the tone of your conference or a facilitator for your annual retreat.

    Keynote Resource speakers bureau works closely with executives, meeting planners and training directors to create events that result in highly productive learning or are just plain fun. We can identify business speakers, inspirational speakers or motivational speakers that are well suited to your event, send you videos and press kits to help you with your speaker selection and weíll work closely with the keynote speakers you hire to ensure they customize their presentations to meet the specific needs of your audience.

    We have speakers in all areas including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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    Speaker fees are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Fees may vary based on the speakerís availability, supply and demand, program length and location of the event.

    Each fee range listed on this website is intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual price quote may be above or below the fee range stated. For the most current fee, please contact your representative directly.