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Our services are included in your speaker fee. We take a 20% commission from the speaker for securing the booking for them.

This covers cost of the Speech/Presentation, Q &A, Panel Seating. On request the speaker shall also be available for media interview (though this must be requested in advance). If you require the speaker for a dinner, CSR engagement or other extra activities, please state in advance to avoid inconvenience.

The transport costs related to the speaker are paid for by the client, as is accommodation and on occasional cases security and assistants. Travel costs should be the most convenient for long distance travel, while for short distance, it would be the mileage reimbursement or private chauffeur provided by the client.

Ordinarily we ensure repeat access to speakers grants you a very good rate.

For starters, our expertise ensures that you get access to our tens of speakers. We also provide technical assistance for conference organizers.

Make an inquiry and give us a brief about your event; objectives, audience, budget, theme, and the type of the speaker they are looking for. We will then suggest speakers that are appropriate and within budget. We shall then confirm the speaker availability once you've selected your preferred choice. Then we formalize this via a contract.

Due to our wide reach, we always have access to speakers who in one way or the other weren't listed, and we will gladly send them requests and have them work with you for your event. If they are listed with other bureaus, we shall gladly reach out to them and work on it.

Yes, we do, but this will be at a cost.

If you are a proficient speaker and are available for speaking opportunities in Africa and would be okay being managed by Nairobi Speaker Bureau, please contact Simon on don@nairobispeakerbureau.com.

The Bureau will provide speakers with Virtual Assistant Services to enable them to enjoy the event as well as deliver.

Once there is a formal contract, you will be able to reach the speaker at a mutually agreed time and place. The meeting can also be virtual.

You must inform the speaker that they shall be recorded and for what purposes the recording will be used. Its utmost importance to get their permission.

In the unlikely event of a cancellation occasioned by an emergency, we shall offer you an alternative. If the alternative is not acceptable, you get a refund.

You must get an express permission in writing from us to have you list our speakers on your poster. Should the speaker have reservations, we shall always inform you.

Our speakers generally work with all event organizers apart from banned sects, terrorists' groups, extremist religious organizations, organizations that prohibit freedom of speech among others. We also don't provide speakers for countries that have active civil strife or under UN Sanctions. This is primarily because a small occurrence and travel may be a problem.