The next couple of tips help to make it a safe and successful environment for the speakers.
These tidbits involve reckless children, pouring Champagne, segues, lecterns, and preparing both the other professionals and the nervous speakers.
Firstly you’ll need to confirm with the videographer and the photographer where the speakers will be presenting from; it will be either be from the lectern or the bridal table.
Be aware that theses guys don’t care whether of not they block the view of other guests from seeing the speakers. All they are after is the best possible product with the least amount of effort.
However, there is often a better solution for all concerned; and if you can offer an alternative that will give the audience a clear view and help the videographer get a nice film, then act on this with tact and diplomacy.