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My question concerns a how the president of a country’s name and title are written on a conference name badge when there are other heads of state in attendance. Is there a proper form?
      — Tony O.

Dear Tony O.,
This one is easy. You will never get a chief-of-state / head-of-government to wear a name badge. High officials refuse to wear them. Since they are recognized, no one needs them to be wearing a name badge for identification.
    — Robert Hickey      http://www.formsofaddress.info/faq.html

Thanks Robert!
You’re right of course. Coming from the rock-and-roll world I should have known that the same would apply: Artists never, ever, wear their backstage passes.
      — Tony O.

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