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Vision2Voice Wins 2021 BBB Torch Award for Ethics

Vision2Voice was selected to win a Torch Award for the first time in Chicago after two previous wins in Omaha in 2014 and 2019. The 2021 Award Winners were evaluated by a prestigious independent panel of 20 judges from the business and academic communities. The Torch Awards are open to all Chicago and Northern Illinois based businesses that have been in business for three years or more and have a track record of trust, ethics, and exceptional service.

KOL Spotlight in Medicine: Dr. Wallace Duff

In the first of the Vision2Voice KOL Spotlight in Medicine Video Series, President Dan Rehal sits down with Dr. Wallace Duff to talk about his work in the otolaryngology field, specifically related to the prevention of COVID-19 with povidone-iodine (iodopovidone).

7 Universal Skills to Train Your Speakers

Whether your speakers are specialists, primary care physicians, or non-physician practitioners—a successful speaker program depends heavily on effective communication. It's a necessary skill in every aspect of business, social, and family life. How speakers communicate directly determines how they lead, command respect, earn trust, and are well liked. As a brand leader, you can have an impact on your bureau's success by helping your speakers work on these seven traits.

How Speaker Training Has Become a New Hybrid Paradigm

The pandemic brought about a paradigm shift as to how business can be conducted, bringing new challenges to in-person meetings. In medical education, it changed the way in which speaker programs and speaker training are managed. Take a moment to ask yourself: which format options are best for my company's current situation?

New PhRMA Code Reinforces Highest Standards for Speaker Programs

Nine months after the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) November 2020  Special Fraud Alert: Speaker Programs was published, on August 6, 2021,  PhRMA  issued a  statement  addressing an update to the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. Effective January 1, 2022, PhRMA updated its principles relating to company-sponsored speaker programs and clarified other provisions of the PhRMA Code.