If your list of resolutions for 2015 includes developing your professional platform, refining your public speaking skills, or sharing your expertise via presentations, you need to start applying for speaking opportunities now.
The 6 conferences below are currently accepting speaker applications. Don’t procrastinate; submission deadlines are quickly approaching.
1. DevOps Summit New York 2015
What: The DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo–to be held June 9-11 at the Javit’s Center in New York, NY–will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike.
When: June 9-11, 2015
Where: New York City, NY
Apply to speak at The DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo: Submit a paper abstract, a personal bio, as well as a list of previous presentations and publications via the Call For Papers page of the DevOps Summit website. Deadline for submission is December 31, 2014.
2. State of Digital Media Marketing Conference
What: The State of Digital Media Marketing Conference 2015 will be bigger than ever, offering an ensemble of keynote addresses, agency and brand innovations, the latest trends in digital and social media marketing, technology advances in the world of marketing and communications, job trends and opportunities.
When: April 16-17, 2015
Where: St. Louis, MO
Apply to speak at State of Digital Media Marketing Conference: Complete the short form on the Call For Presenters page of the UMSL Digital Conference website. Include your résumé, as well as a 2-3 sentence overview of your presentation, and the three main points within your presentation. Deadline for submission is January 30, 2015.
3. Music Biz 2015
What: For the first time in Association history, the Music Business Association will bring its flagship annual event to Music City USA. At Music Biz 2015, execs from all facets of the biz will gather to build the future of music commerce — TOGETHER!
When: May 12-15, 2015
Where: Nashville, TN
Apply to speak at Music Biz 2015: Read the application instructions on the Call For Presentations page of the Music Biz website. Then, complete the short application form. Submissions must be received by 8 PM PST on Friday, January 9, 2015.
4. BIO International Convention
What: The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry.
When: June 15-18, 2015
Where: Philadelphia, PA
Apply to speak at BIO International Convention 2105: Registration to present at the 2015 BIO International Convention will begin in late January 2015. Be aware: there are additional fees for presenting. More information on presentation fees can be found on the registration page. Review the FAQs on the Company Presentations page; if you have additional questions, contact Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Global Business Travel Association Convention
What: The GBTA Convention is the Business Travel Event of the Year® drawing more than 6,000 business travel professionals from over 46 countries.
When: July 25-29, 2015
Where: Orlando, FL
Apply to speak at Global Business Travel Association Convention 2015: To apply, prepare a proposal based on the selection criteria listed on the Call for Presentations page of the GBTA site. Submit your presentation proposal via the GBTA submission portal. If you have additional questions, contact Becky Morgan at +1 703 739 3410 ext 167. Deadline for submission is January 16, 2015.
6. The California Women’s Conference
What: The California Women’s Conference offers its attendees inspiration, resources, and connections to take the next step in business, personal development, health and wellness, or philanthropic endeavors.
In the recent past, this conference became a star-studded event. Past speakers have included: His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, Barbara Walters, Jane Fonda, Queen Noor of Jordan,Tyra Banks, Martha Stewart, Madeline Albright, Condoleeza Rice, and many others.
Where: Long Beach, California
Apply to speak at The California Women’s Conference 2015: Many details regarding the 2015 conference are still unpublished. If you are interested in speaking, don’t wait for the details to be announced, complete the application on the conference site as soon as you are prepared. The submission deadline is currently not listed.
To review speaker application instructions for: 99U Conference, GSMA Mobile World Congress, The Economist‘s Innovation Forum, IBM InterConnect, and HOW Design Live, check out the Ethos3 blog post Speak At These 5 Conferences in 2015. Apply Today.