WHAT ARE YOUR SPEAKING FEES?
Fees are quoted at the time of the inquiry. Damian’s fees are NET to him. Damian has been speaking to audiences for almost 30 years. He is well known and appreciated in the Agribusiness industry. His fees reflect that experience and attention to detail.
SHOULD I BOOK DIRECTLY OR THROUGH A BUREAU?
Damian books most of his events directly with his clients. A simple contract and small fraction of the total fee is required as a deposit to confirm the contracted date. The remaining fee is due at the time of the event. We do have a few bureaus whom we have successfully worked with over the years, but we do not endorse them. We find great success in booking directly with the client.
CAN WE GET A SAMPLE/PREVIEW OF YOUR PRESENTATION?
Yes, video links may be found on Damian’s Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/@
HOW DO YOU MANAGE BOOKING TRAVEL & TRAVEL EXPENSES?
Damian books all of his airfare and car rental. Damian charges a set Travel Fee to cover these travel expenses, gratuity and meals which is quoted up front. His hotel stay is booked and paid for by the client.
WHERE DO YOU TRAVEL?
Wherever the client’s event is scheduled.
HOW LONG IS YOUR PRESENTATION?
Presentations typically run between 60 – 90 minutes in length.
ARE YOU AVAILABLE FOR MULTI-DAY EVENTS?
Yes. Rates may vary depending on time/date of the events.
DO YOU HAVE PRODUCTS FOR SALE?
Books may be pre-ordered/ pre-purchased for your event. (Let’s talk about bulk pricing!) Also, individuals may visit Damian’s website to purchase books.
WILL YOU HELP US PROMOTE OUR EVENT?
Yes, Damian will work with you to help you make it a success. For example: Local Radio interviews are welcomed, Podcast guests, and short introductory videos may be pre recorded for your event. Headshots and Bio are available for your use for your own marketing efforts as well.
WHAT ARE THE TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS?
CAN WE RECORD OR PHOTOGRAPH YOUR PRESENTATION?
Yes, as long as Damian receives a copy of the content to use as well.
ARE YOU AVAILABLE FOR BREAK-OUTS, LUNCHEONS, OR PANEL DISCUSSIONS?
Absolutely. The only caveat is that Damian will not speak while people are eating or tables are being cleared.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PRESENTATION DELIVERY STYLE?
A forward looking futurist meets an agricultural economist – delivered with humor. Damian’s style makes his presentation entertaining, informative and memorable for your audience.