Writing a speech can be a daunting task, we have outlined a few tips to help you create the best possible speech. One thing we cannot stress enough is that you need to give yourself a proper amount of time to create a memorable speech.
Before you put pen to paper it is a good idea to speak to the bride and groom and find out what the wedding atmosphere will be. Will it be laid back and easy going or formal and conservative? It’s important to know because you want your speech to fit the setting without offending any of the guests. This will also give you an idea of how to write your speech, sentimental or comical.
Speeches are always more touching when they come from the heart, write what you know, such as a memory you both share or how the bride has impacted the groom’s life.
If you are still having trouble coming up with a great speech by yourself we suggest looking up best man speeches on Google and even on YouTube to gather some inspiration. We don’t suggest you steal another person’s speech but you can get an idea of how you want your speech to flow.
Before you tuck your speech away we suggest that you read and rehearse your speech in front of someone you trust. A second pair of ears is always a good thing and can provide you with motivational support as well as suggest changes to make your speech even better.
Below is a best man speech that we think is marvelous and we hope if gives you inspiration for your own speech!