Concluding a Speech Effectively

Closing Effectively. It's likely that of all the points made in your speech, the audience will remember the beginning and the end of your speech the best. Therefore, your conclusion must be strong.

To close effectively, you should give the audience a signal that you are nearing the end and then reiterate your main points. Your audience will increase their attention as you notify them that your presentaton is coming to an end. End with a nice, succinct sentence or two. This is much more powerful and effective than a long, drawn out conclusion. You don't want your audience to wish your presentation would end soon!

Points to remember:

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How to Close a Speech Effectively