Speaker Request Criteria

ROUNDTABLE NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Ashli Watts, President & CEO, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Features prominent leaders speaking about their challenges and lessons learned to a group of 150-200 business professionals. Attendees connect with other like-minded professionals, leaders and decision makers while building their network. Visit exhibitors, win door prizes, feel motivated and make new friends! Attendees come prepared to be motivated by speakers who are relevant and relatable!

  • Prominent Kentuckians preferred
  • Positive name recognition with the general public
  • Share personal and professional journey with audience including challenges and lessons learned
  • Provide leadership lessons with practical, real world application
  • Prepare to speak for 30-35 minutes
  • Must demonstrate high level of expertise and credibility in their field
  • The nature of the presentation must be motivational, relevant and informative
  • Applicable to business professionals
  • Presentation must be suitable for various experience levels and industries

To retain consistency and meet attendee expectations at our Roundtable Networking Luncheons, we do not consider requests from individuals/organizations who wish to use our platform to fundraise, provide coaching or speak on specific topics that may be more suitable for workshops.

While we understand that there are many great causes, this speaking engagement is specifically tailored for the speaker to share their personal/professional journey and leadership lessons.

We do not accept speaker requests from individuals currently running for office or from those wishing to use our platform for advocacy of religious or political causes.  Submission does not guarantee inclusion.

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP CONFERNCE 

Since 1999 this event has annually attracted more than 300 attendees from across Kentucky. The May conference is comprised of a national keynote speaker, educational break-out sessions, luncheon, and exhibitors. Attendees will develop leadership skills, network with business minded professionals and leave feeling inspired.

National Keynote

  • Nationally recognized and respected keynote
  • Share personal and professional journey with audience including challenges and lessons learned
  • Provide leadership lessons with practical, real world application
  • Prepare to speak for 45 minutes
  • Must demonstrate high level of expertise and credibility in their field
  • The presentation must be motivational, relevant, innovative and informative
  • Applicable to business professionals
  • Presentation must be suitable for various experience levels and industries

To retain consistency and meet attendee expectations, we do not consider requests from individuals/organizations who wish to use our platform to fundraise or promote their products.  

While we understand that there are many great causes, this speaking engagement is specifically tailored for the speaker to motivate and provide professional development. 

We do not accept speaker requests from individuals currently running for office or from those wishing to use our platform for advocacy of religious or political causes. Submission does not guarantee inclusion.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Track & Field Olympic Medalist

Conference Breakout Session Speaker & Attendees

Breakout Session Speaker

  • Speaker must demonstrate expertise and a high level of credibility in their profession
  • The nature of the presentation must be educational, relevant, timely and innovative
  • Presentation must be interactive and engaging
  • Provide professional development with practical, real world application
  • Measurable and achievable outcomes
  • Presentation length is one hour
  • Applicable to business professionals
  • Presentation must be suitable for various experience levels and industries

We do not accept speaker requests from individuals currently running for office or from those wishing to use our platform for advocacy of religious or political causes.  Submission does not guarantee inclusion.

WORKSHOP

Workshops allow professionals to learn and participate in discussions pertinent to our business community, featuring an interactive presentation by a qualified speaker. Workshops are typically two hours in length and are attended by professionals looking to develop their leadership skills.

  • Speaker must demonstrate expertise and a high level of credibility in their profession and proposed content area
  • The nature of the presentation must be educational, relevant, timely and innovative
  • Presentation must be interactive and engaging
  • Provide professional development with practical, real world application
  • Measurable and achievable outcomes
  • Applicable to business professionals
  • Presentation must be suitable for various experience levels and industries

We do not accept speaker requests from individuals currently running for office or from those wishing to use our platform for advocacy of religious or political causes.  Submission does not guarantee inclusion.

Terri Thompson, Owner, Terri Thompson Presents

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