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Vickie Sullivan is internationally recognized as the top market strategist for thought leaders, professional speakers and B2B professional service firms. Specializing in brand and message strategies in crowded markets, she has helped thousands of talented people outsmart their competition since 1987.

Written by: Vickie Sullivan  |  February 25, 2010

How to get paid for association speaking

Good news for experts who want more speaking invites:  associations are looking to sponsors to pay your fees.  That’s a change from previous arrangements, where industry groups courted more comprehensive relationships.  Now that Corporate America is tightening the purse strings, associations are willing to take anything.  Why speaking fees are a good target:  vendors can get in front of audiences with a five-minute mini-speech before the main act.  And better ROI (return on investment) than those dang tote bags that get left behind in the hotel rooms.


About Vickie Sullivan

Vickie Sullivan is internationally recognized as the top market strategist for thought leaders, professional speakers and B2B professional service firms. Specializing in brand and message strategies in crowded markets, she has helped thousands of talented people outsmart their competition since 1987.