Speaking Opportunities

Do you have insights, experience, knowledge or inspiration to share? We want to hear about it! Kalamazoo Social Media Week is looking for engaging thought leaders to share their knowledge and experience with our audience.

Note: public speaker applications closed on 12/29/19

Why Speak at Kalamazoo Social Media Week?

As a speaker, you have the opportunity to help shape the conversations at our event and establish yourself as an authority in your field. Speakers will be recognized before, during, and after the conference, making this a great opportunity to build your personal portfolio. All speakers receive complimentary access to the full conference and activities.


Kalamazoo Social Media Week features diverse learning formats including masterclasses, deep dives, learning labs, and express learning sessions tailored specifically for a variety of skill levels. Our attendees are passionate about increasing their social media knowledge in order to improve their brands, businesses, and non-profits.

Topics for Consideration

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Understanding and using social media platforms

  • Content development

  • Storytelling

  • Measuring, metrics, and analytics

  • Stretching and maximizing your budget

  • Tactical tips, best practices, and tools

  • Promoting sponsors, investors, and/or donors

  • Case studies

  • Platform-specific sessions (i.e. a deep dive into Instagram, etc.)

  • Community management, responding to/engaging with customers/public

Our values


Help attendees dive into the latest advances in marketing and become experts in everything from content creation to using artificial intelligence to generate leads.

Sales and/or Fund Development

Show attendees how to approach sales, including sharing strategies and tactics they can use to close more deals and delight their prospects.

Customer Success and/or Donor Engagement

Educate attendees on how to deliver a remarkable customer experience that places empathy at the core of every relationship.

Platform Application

Teach attendees how to get the most out of a specific platform from your perspective as a top user with a platform deep dive, case study, or transformation story.

Elevate & Empower

Encourage attendees to broaden their worldview with content that will help them grow and develop skills to be better teammates and leaders. Prompt them to consider new perspectives on creativity, diversity, equity, inclusion, company culture, leadership, and much more.


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