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138. Tap Into The 7,500 Opportunities To Be Booked To Speak

February 19, 20232 min read

“Clients hire experts. Get seen as the expert in the room.” - Laurie-Ann Murabito


People hire EXPERTS. And there are 7,500 opportunities a day to highlight yourself as one of those EXPERTS.

Yes, that’s the magic of being a speaker! When you’re booked for events (in person and virtually), you’re positioned as the expert and your audience are pre-qualified leads.

What most entrepreneurs don’t know is this opportunity to speak happens 7,500 every single day and that’s just here in the US. Imagine the opportunities globally.

To top it off, you don’t need to have any previous experience in speaking! And you don;t need to wait till you’ve been in business for so many years before you get started speaking. What you do need is to know how to get booked for these events.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How you can tap into these 7,500+ opportunities where meeting planners are looking for you

  • How you already have a warm list of places to reach out to today, connect with others so you can actually start filling your calendar with bookings

  • The theory on pitching yourself to speak to associations and events that actually works and builds relationships without sounding spammy.

Speaking is the fastest way to grow your business!

Other helpful resources for you:


Here is a quick checklist to get you started tapping into the power of other people's audiences.

  • Create a list of all the meetings and conferences you attend monthly or annually

  • Make a list of all the memberships or associations you belong to that regularly have speacial guests or speakers

  • Reach out to the responsible person for booking speakers

  • Sign up for the Get Booked Mini Course (FREE)

  • Follow Laurie-Ann on Instagram

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