Advance preparation is necessary for organizing and conducting business meetings. Successful, effective meetings are the result of knowledgeable planning, astute meeting management and parliamentary acumen.

A professional parliamentarian gives practical assistance to the officers and directors of organizations when dealing with delicate issues, developing strategies, expediting business, guiding the group to a meaningful consensus - resulting in a better meeting by saving time and ensuring fairness

When controversial or extremely sensitive issues indicate, a professional chairman can preside during portions of a meeting or an entire conference depending upon the need.

A parliamentary consultant can interpret bylaws or help in drafting, amending, or revising bylaws and other rules.

As an impartial consultant, a parliamentarian is prepared to research specific questions or problems and provide a professional opinion. Problem solving is a specialty.

A parliamentarian provides advice on ceremonies such as Installation of Officers, Passing the Gavel, etc.