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Great after-dinner speakers can be witty, humorous, entertaining, informative or provocative and the best are often a combination of all of these things.

When choosing an after dinner speaker for your event, there are a number of important factors to consider.

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First, the type of after dinner speaker you choose will be determined by the type of event you are holding. Whether you are planning a corporate or post-conference dinner, an awards presentation or perhaps a fundraising event, then the speaker needs to be someone who is appropriate for the occasion.

A professional after-dinner speaker will make sure that they are thoroughly briefed and fully understand what you want to achieve from your event. What your goals are, what tone you want to set, what your theme is and, most importantly, who your audience is. Their talk should complement and enhance your event.

Having said that, it isn’t simply a matter of choosing someone from the world of business to address a business audience or a sporting hero to address a sporting group. For instance, you may want a comedian to provide a note of levity after an intense three-day financial conference.

Ideally, the person you choose should be a drawcard, someone that your guests will look forward to listening to. Even they aren’t a household name or already known to your guests, you still want to be able create a sense of anticipation, a promise of enjoyment.

After enjoying a good meal and some nice wines, your guests will no doubt be in a relaxed mood. The ideal after-dinner speaker will engage with your audience and keep their attention right throughout their presentation.

You also need to be confident that your speaker will make sure your event ends on a high note, leaving your guests with a positive, lasting memory. After all, there’s nothing better than having high expectations met and even exceeded.

There are excellent after-dinner speakers from the world of business, media, politics, education, sport, entertainment and more and it can be difficult knowing who to choose.

Celebrity Speakers can recommend the best in the business, people who will have your guests talking about your event for some time and for all the right reasons.

So if you want to know who to consider, not just from Australia but from around the world, then contact Celebrity Speakers today on (02) 9251 1333 or


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