=> Be down to earth. Nobody likes the aloof talking head.
=> Phone as many attendees as you can before the program and asktheir opinions. Use the information to make them the stars.
=> Mingle with attendees before the program and make small talklike telling them Tom is single. The personal connection goes along way.
=> Thoroughly research the problems of the group and bringimmediately usable solutions. They can't help but like you whenyou help them out.
=> Stay as long as you can after the program. If you can arrangeit, don't run out the door and leave them cold. If you have toleave, offer email follow up for any unanswered questions.