This was brought home to myself the other day when I joined a series of about three presentations in the head office of a major telecoms organization in Spain. Typically the speakers were worldwide Issue Matter Experts in their areas of specialization. I must declare that I am a buddy of one of the presenters in this event. It is saying the apparent that a particular style of sales powerpoint presentation on powerpoint cannot appeal to all categories of prospects in equally satisfying manner. While some prospects would find certain sales presentation methods very attractive, others may find it unimpressive and inconsequential, based on their perceptions, religious inclination, value judgement, social status, investment expectations, and etcetera.
It's almost as if the presenter is apologizing for making a demonstration, and also this prevents them from presenting well. Why is it important that you can give a powerful presentation that sells you and your organization? You face more competition of these economic times, so you need to stand out so that the potential "customer" selects you his or her provider. Your own job as a speaker is to convince the decision-makers to choose your organization or act on the information shared during your presentation.
This causes disgruntlement to the people you are delivering to and gets your event off to a bad start. Be certain to can apologise but are you still seen as disorganised or unprofessional. It is important to have or seek the services of the right AV equipment (and staging and lights if necessary) to aid the presentation and give impact to the event you are planning and also to be sure that it is ideal for the dimensions of the audience (whether it be one person or hundreds of people), there are some basic rules to follow along with.
He was frank enough to admit which he had not actually given serious thought to such issues, at least not until our coincidental meeting, and offered an unqualified apology for his uninformed earlier reaction. He revealed that until our conference, his major focus was on completing a residential building, assisting his associations and making certain his better half and children enjoy the best of life now. It was then he or she agreed to a scheduled appointment, although I was convinced I had developed already planted a seeds in him that would germinate someday in the near future.