Gold Stars Speakers Bureau

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Resources & Guidelines For Speakers

Wish to introduce yourself and your speaking information to Gold Stars?


At this time, we are accepting a very limited number of speakers who fit with our specific needs and focus very selectively and on a limited basis. Experienced speakers who offer inspiring, transforming, empowering, innovative information and business or personal growth solutions are welcome to send the following basic introductory information.

 

  • Brief paragraph (six sentences or less) on who you are and your credentials (we can always look on your website or ask for more)

  • One-sheet (optional).

  • Primary topic areas (such as negotiations, leadership, sales, innovation, etc.)

  • Website link

  • Home base city and state (and country if applicable)

  • Top presentation titles

  • Keynote fee (net or commissionable fees?) for in-person and for virtual

  • Video demo link

  • Any special comments (be brief!) about what makes you unique.


NOTE: Sending us information does not imply that we are “working with” or endorsing a particular speaker. If we have further interest, we will contact you.

Speaker Evaluations


Would you like frank, professional feedback on your promotional materials and your platform style? We offer three options. Or, you can opt for a one-on-one, live, private consultation.

Copper Evaluation:

  • Review of video demo for up to 30 minutes maximum.

  • Provide experienced feedback on length, clips, content, layout, and platform skills, etc.

  • Speaker information will be entered into our database for potential marketing and sales purposes.

  • A written evaluation will be provided.


Silver Evaluation:

  • Review of video demo for up to 30 minutes maximum.

  • Provide experienced feedback on length, clips, content, layout, and platform skills, etc.

  • Review of press kit and printed or digital materials.

  • Speaker information will be entered into our database for potential marketing and sales purposes.

  • You will receive a hardcover copy of The Business of Successful Speaking. (E-book version is available, if preferred.) Click here to see product descriptions.

  • A written evaluation will be provided.

  • You will receive a 30-minute telephone consultation with Andrea Gold, President of Gold Stars Speakers Bureau®. Speaker will submit up to 5 questions by email in advance to maximize the consultation.


Gold Evaluation:

  • Review of video demo for up to 30 minutes maximum.

  • Provide experienced feedback on length, clips, content, layout, and platform skills, etc.

  • Speaker information will be entered into our database for potential marketing and sales purposes.

  • Review of press kit and printed or digital materials.

  • A written evaluation will be provided.

  • Suggestions for improvement will be provided, if any.

  • Speaker will receive a complimentary hardcover copy of:

  • The Business of Successful Speaking and The Business of Successful Speaking Workbook. (E-book versions are available, if preferred.) Click here to see product descriptions

  • Speaker will receive a 2–hour telephone or in-person consultation in Tucson, Arizona with Andrea Gold, President of Gold Stars Speakers Bureau®. Speaker will submit up to 15 questions by e-mail in advance, to maximize the consultation.

 

Evaluation Pricing and Booking:
Please contact us for pricing information, and to book any of the above Speaker Evaluations.

Materials to send to Gold Stars Speakers Bureau® for Evaluation or Consultation:

  • Contact information

  • Video demo link

  • Press kit, literature, and/or One Sheet that includes:

  • Bio

  • Photo

  • Presentation titles

  • Topics

  • Industry experience (please list any niche markets, if any)

  • One or two recent testimonials

  • Fee schedule (are fees net or commissionable?)

  • Keynote fee; Half day fee, if applicable; Full day, if applicable and Virtual presentation fees

  • In-person travel requirements (coach, first class, flat fee, etc.)


Please note that submission of a speaker’s materials for review does not guarantee that Gold Stars Speakers Bureau® will propose or book the speaker.

“I visited you many years ago and you provided me tremendous insight on how to narrow my speech down...event coordinators are contacting me via word of mouth. Thank you two!!! I would probably still be struggling with how to market 80 million speeches.” – M.L.

Consultation


Andrea Gold, president of Gold Stars Speakers Bureau, offers a live, one-on-one consultation for speakers, by telephone or in-person. During that consultation, you will receive:

  • A 60-minute consultation with Andrea Gold.

  • Answers to up to 10 questions you may have.

  • Your questions may focus on your topic area, presentation titles, marketing materials, demo video, presentation style, etc.


Topics that may be covered can include professional speaking career development.
You will receive a free copy of our book, The Business of Successful Speaking.
Click here for pricing and to book a 60-minute Consultation.

Lowest Cost Option


The best way to learn about the speaking business and working with speakers bureaus is to invest in our book, The Business of Successful Speaking: Proven Secrets to Becoming a Million Dollar Speaker. It’s by both Andrea Gold, the President of Gold Stars, and by a veteran speaker with more than 30 years of professional speaking experience. You’ll find this book a gem, full of how to’s. Discover what it takes to become a professional speaker and also intelligently work with speakers bureaus.
Click here to learn more of how you can become a Million-Dollar Speaker.