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On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking about change in the speaking industry.  Brian Palmer is joining us to discuss what is happening and how to keep current in our business.

Brian is the Senior Vice President of National Speakers Bureau a division of Premiere Speakers Bureau.  His company was acquired by Premier on July 1st of this year and Brian’s role will focus primarily on helping event owners produce effective events.  Brian is the recipient of the International Association of Speakers Bureau’s John Palmer Award and PI‘sInternational Supplier of the Year and NSA’s Meeting Partner of the Year awards.

Brian began working for National Speakers Bureau part time in 1972 when his father John Palmer founded the firm. He became full time in 1980 and later assumed the presidency in 1996. He’s held roles with some of the event industry’s most significant organizations and knows the meeting industry inside-out.


There are more speakers today than ever before.  To make sure you stay relevant and at the forefront with the speaker bureaus, Brian will share his ideas and give us some tips that will help you to be more memorable and ensure you don’t get lost in the shuffle.

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Highlights you won’t want to miss:

  • Changes happening in NSB.  [3:45]
  • Biggest changes in the speaking industry over the years.  [7:05]
  • How changes in technology have played a role in the business.  [15:25]
  • What I ask clients who need a speaker.  [24:20]
  • What I look for a speaker to deliver.  [35:20]
  • How to get booked more.  [41:55]
  • Preview video tips.  [44:55]

If you want a better understanding of how to get more bookings through speaker bureaus, you can’t afford to miss this episode.

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Learn more about Brian Palmer, HERE.
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