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Referring Speakers on SpeakerShare


Helping out an event organizer is easy! Most of the time your referral will be complete in less than 2 minutes. You need to:

  • Know an event organizer/meeting planner (name, email, and phone number)
  • Know a little about an event for which they need a speaker (event or meeting name, general subject of the speaking slot)
  • Be registered as a Sharer (it's free)

Make sure your event organizer wants suggestions for speakers and is expecting to get an email with your recommendations. This is important -- SpeakerShare may not be used to "spam" unsuspecting meeting planners.

Ready? Here's how to do it:

Fill out the referral form

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  • Use your web browser to go to the referral form », signing in first if needed
  • Complete THE EVENT ORGANIZER section
    • first name
    • last name
    • email address
    • phone number
    • company
    • job title
      It's fine to use an approximate job title
  • Complete THEIR MEETING section
    • event name
      ie, "Honda Dealer Meeting 2020", "ICCA World Congress"
    • session
      ie, "opening keynote", "breakout session", "lunch entertainment"
    • meeting goals
      Enter as much as you know about the outcome they'd like from their presenter. This is especially important if you're going to have eSpeakers staff select speakers.
  • Add THE SPEAKERS
    • I know speakers to recommend
      Use this box when you already know the names of 1 or more speakers you know would do a great job. After checking the box, type the name into the box below and when the speaker you're looking for comes up in the list, click to add. You can add up to 6 speakers this way, but you only need 1.
    • eSpeakers staff selects
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      Use this box to have eSpeakers' expert staff use their contacts in the industry to add a few great candidates to the referral before it goes out to the event organizer. If you use this service, a few more questions about the event will appear. The information is used by eSpeakers staff to help them find available speakers who will be a great fit for the meeting goals and budget.
      It's fine to use BOTH of these options. Add a couple of speakers you know, and if you'd like more, also check the "staff adds" box.
  • COMMUNICATION WITH YOUR CONTACT
    • Check the box to confirm that the contact is someone you know, and that they are expecting to receive speaker recommendations via email. The SpeakerShare platform may not be used to spam unsuspecting meeting planners.