I find speeches can make or break any party atmosphere. How many times have you cringed during a best man’s speech or on the contrary - roared with laughter and clapped for an encore? A well delivered speech should accomplish two things – it should make all guests feel welcome and included and recognize the celebration or purpose of the party. I always try to work hard with wedding emcees to make them feel prepared and confident and deliver a great program to compliment a beautiful celebration. Here are some other tips for everyone planning a wedding (or any speech) in the future.