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Presentation Template
Presentation Format PowerPoint Template

You are welcome to use your own presentation format, but for readability, speed of delivery, and greatest impact with your audience we strongly encourage you to follow the formatting guidelines below:

  • Include session sign-in QR code on walk-in and concluding slides*
  • Wide-screen format
  • High-contrast, bold color schemes
  • Font size 28pt minimum

*Breakout sessions only, download QR from your session page

Allocate no more than three minutes for institutional and project history and site-specific background information – get to the “what we did, why, the big ideas, outcomes, and lessons learned” fast.

End your session with “The Tradeline Three” – three words or phrases that will make the content of your report memorable and discuss-able.

Plenary session presenters

Your presentation will run from Tradeline's presentation computer. At the podium you will have a combination slide changer/laser pointer.

Breakout session presenters

To be compliant with the AIA guidelines for continuing education credit your presentation slides should include your company name and logo on the 1st and last slides only. The session must be unbiased, not promoting or marketing your company's products or services. Products and services may be discussed prior to or once the credit portion of the session is complete. Similarly, no marketing hand-outs may be given until your session is over.

The following will be provided in your assigned breakout room.

  • You will need to bring your own notebook computer to connect to the projector
  • Projector
  • Screen
  • Wireless microphones and speaker
  • USB powerpoint changer/laser combination
Tradeline Speaker's Guide Document
Here’s 40+ years worth of speakers’ wisdom condensed and packaged into five success-determining sections for your easy reference and use. It represents ideas gleaned from watching and listening to over 1,500 professionals speak to other professionals. The intent of this Speaker’s Guide is to help you become a star – or a bigger star. Follow The Guide to make yourself a popular, sought-after and maybe even famous public speaker. Ignore it at your peril. Download