Whenever a keynote speaker gives his/her presentation they must always have their proper attire on. This is a factor that will reflect the speaker’s personality and a person can be profiled by the way that he dresses in any kind of occasion. You must be careful with the way you dress when you deliver your keynote speech as there are some people that are pretty good in profiling a person by simply looking at the way you dress. These persons are very meticulous and are perfectionists in everything and anything that they do. Mostly they are the CEO’s or owner of a business establishment or firm and they require a bit of perfection from everyone that they work with or who works with them. So as a keynote speaker expect that there are persons like this in your audience. Here is one reason why a speaker should wear the proper attire for his/her presentation.
I. Presentation attire at a convention or seminar – As a keynote speaker delivering a presentation or your keynote speech at business conventions or seminars it is always required that you dress formally. This is to ensure that when you deliver your speech or presentation in your proper formal attire you deliver it with authority so your audience members will listen to you with respect and trust. You can have a simple and formal attire but it also must yell out respect and trust towards your audience members. Your attire must be perfect double check what you are going to wear a day before your presentation in case you wish to mix and match or try something else.
II. Presentation during a school graduation and symposium – In school graduations, keynote speakers are required to either wear formal attire or perhaps wear a full toga to emulate the student graduates. Make sure that when you wear a formal attire that you choose a lighter color and choose a tie that would symbolize your authority towards delivering your speech. These graduates have been taught to listen attentively to someone with a higher authority and you must emulate your attire to a person that the students have respect on to ensure that everything and anything you will relay to these graduates will truly sink in to their subconscious.
III. Training seminars and orientations – Speaking in these events you can opt to wear something semi-formal or something presentable. You don’t need to go all formal with these functions for the audience members who are only expect you to deliver an excellent presentation. The most crucial thing that the audience members greatly anticipate is the way you deliver your speech or the way your presentation pans out. As the keynote speaker the audience members will not mind what you wear as long as it is presentable and pleasing to them. never wear anything that screams out anything offensive against your listeners. You can simply wear a polo shirt, jeans (not acid wash and torn out jeans) and close shoes or sneakers.