You’re a Booked Speaker… Now What?
Speaking submissions are nothing to sneeze at; they take time, research, and energy to complete and submit by the deadline. Whether you’ve applied to speak at a local event or a national (or international!) conference, it’s a lot of work simply to put your name in the hat. Fast forward a few weeks, you find out you’ve been selected! The excitement is real, but so is the realization that your work isn’t done yet.
If you’re new to speaking, the next steps may not be laid out clearly. Fortunately, practice makes perfect and, after a few engagements, you’ll know exactly what needs to be done. For now, stick to these tips on your journey to the stage.