Presentations Playoffs Finals judges have been instructed to
judge your presentation at INFOCOMM on the following criteria
if you are competing in the Presentation Professionals
Delivery Skills: How well the Contestant
communicates his or her presentation through verbal and
non-verbal communication. Judges will consider speaking
skills; voice inflection; posture; and eye contact.
Message Skills: How well the Contestant
communicates his or her ideas to the judges. Judges will
consider the delivery of the message through the presentation;
its believability; and in their judgment, how persuasive the
message is to an audience.
Production Skills: How well the
Contestant communicates his or her ideas through the design
and layout of the slide presentation. Judges will consider
background color selection; font selection; use of clip art or
other presentation enhancement packages; and use of audio, if
Creativity: How well the Contestant
communicates his or her ideas through the creative use in
design, audio and video.
In the event of a tie, the tie will be
broken on the basis of the scores given for the "Message
Skills" portion of the personal presentation. If a tie
still exists, the further tie will be broken on the basis of
the score given for the "Production Skills"
category. In no event shall the winners be chosen on the basis
All decisions by the judges are final.
The Presentations Playoffs 2000
are sponsored by The International Communications
Industries Association, Inc. (11242 Waples Mill Road;
Suite 200; Fairfax, V A 22030; 1-800-659-7469 ext. 304;
The National Speakers Association (1500 South Priest Drive;
Tempe, AZ 85281; 480-968-2552; http://www.nsaspeaker.org)