1.review of guidelines
2. case studies
types of occasions: 1 speech of introduction; speech of presentation; speech of acceptance; toasts; speech of tribute
1. focus on the featured speaker
establish the speaker's credibility
create realistic expectations
set the tone for the speech.
2. state the purpose of the award or recognition
state the recipient's qualifications
adapt your speech's organization to audience knowledge;
compliment the finalists for the award
3. thank those who bestowed the award;
compliment the competition
thank those who helped you attain the award
accept the award graciously
4. stand up and speak to the entire room.
exhibit warmth and sincerity.
state important principles briefly, graciously, and circumspectly.
raise the glass and consume the drink.
5. establish noble themes
provide vivid examples
express the audience feelings
craete a memorable image