Frequently Asked Questions About Virtual Speaking Events

Frequently Asked Questions About Virtual Speaking Events

So how does booking a virtual event differ from booking an in-person event in terms of cost and the booking process?

Cost is an important factor these days when booking an event. In person, events incur many different costs including the speaker’s time, travel, accommodation and venue costs not to mention speakers are in person, so not everyone from a particular organisation is able to join in person.

Here are the top questions that we have seen asked by people about the cost and booking process for online virtual speaking events.

How Much Do Virtual Keynote Speakers Cost?

Virtual keynote speakers generally charge anything from 30-50% less than in-person events. LassWho has 9 Speaker Fee levels with the speaker selecting the level they would like to be set at. Prices start from £100 per hour to £20,000 per hour depending on the booking type (121 events, small groups, large groups to large scale corporate events) which is discussed below.

  • £100-£1,000: New or less experienced speaker  
  • £1,000-£5,000: Experienced keynote expert
  • £5,000-£15,000: Industry | Field | Thought leaders with significant community/following
  • £20,000 upwards: A list athletes, industry leaders, recognised superstars in their respective fields 

How Does Your Booking Process Work?

It is simple. With LassWho the frictions have been removed. There are five easy steps:

1 – Search and identify your speaker
2 – Book your speaker
3 – Set the agenda
4 – Host the event (You will be sent a link 48 hours before the event.)
5 – Rate your experience

What Are The Booking Types?

LassWho has four different booking typesIndividuals and Friends, Small groups, large groups and Corporate Events.

  • Individuals and friends (One to four people)
  • Small groups (5 to 20 people – Friends | Teams | Business Development Events)
  • Large groups (20 to 50 people – Clubs | Schools | Associations)
  • Corporate and events (Unlimited attendees – Corporate Entertainment, Business Development, Marketing)

What Type Of Corporate Events Can Be Held?

Internal Events

  • Team Building
  • Inspiration and Motivation
  • Leadership Coaching
  • C-Suite training
  • Professional Development
  • Social Club
  • Town Hall
  • Awards & Presentations

External Events

  • Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Client Events
  • Corporate Entertainment
  • Seminars
  • Keynotes
  • Product Launches
  • Industry Presentations
  • Professional Bodies

Why Choose LassWho?

  • Global Speakers – Direct access
  • Booking Process – Frictionless and online
  • Event Planning and Agenda – Fully customizable
  • Event Timing and Cost – Complete control
  • Travel Cost and Carbon Footprint – Removed
  • Event Footage – Available for use

How Does The Format Differ For Virtual Events vs In-Person Events

  • Shorter presentations – Typically 15 to 45 minutes
  • Moderator is required by the client to introduce the audience and speaker as well as coordinate questions to be asked of the speaker
  • Bigger and More Far Reaching Audience – A wider audience is able to be reached due to the virtual hybrid format
  • More Interactive – Virtual can be more interactive

What Type Of Keynote Speakers Do You Have For Virtual events?

  • Sport
  • Leadership
  • Motivational
  • Inspirational
  • Empowerment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • ESG
  • Mental Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Business Consulting
  • Corporate Coaching
  • Professional Development

How Can You Network At A Virtual Event?

Opportunities arise to network because you are able to –

  • see the names of audience members
  • see who is participating
  • see what people are typing in the shared conversations 
  • participate in any group conversation
  • you can form your own breakout groups

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