How SpeakerMatch Works For Planners

Posting A Speaker Request

Thank you for your interest in booking a speaker through the SpeakerMatch service! Here is some helpful information to help you get started.

No Fee for Meeting Planners and Event Organizers

At SpeakerMatch, there are no fees for meeting planners and event organizers. You can use our platform to find the perfect speaker for your event at no cost.

Three Simple Ways to Find a Speaker

1. Submit a Speaker Request on the Job Board

Using our job board to announce your speaker request provides you with the most comprehensive and personalized experience during your speaker search. Here’s how it works:

  • Post Your Listing: Answer a few basic questions about your event, the type of speaker you’re looking for, and your budget. The more specific you are, the better responses you will receive. Our wizard form is thorough, but it's a simple step-by-step form. It's designed to avoid a lot of back-and-forth to collect all the information we need to provide the best speaker selection to meet your needs.
  • Approval Process: Your listing submission will go through a quick approval process, usually taking just a few minutes.
  • Receive Responses: Once approved, your request will be sent to our network of speakers. You will start receiving personalized responses from interested speakers within about 1 business day.
  • Organize Responses: Use our tools to sort responses into "Declined," "Shortlist," and "Accept" folders. You can also message individual speakers with specific questions. All communication goes through SpeakerMatch, so you don’t have to worry about getting overwhelmed with emails in your personal inbox. 

Ready to add your listing? 
Post a Speaker Request

2. Browse Program Ideas

Most event planners want to find the right talk for their audience. Our directory of program ideas helps you find exactly what you’re looking for. Explore a variety of topics and find the perfect match for your event.

Directory of Program Ideas

3. Find Speakers in Our Speaker Directory

Not sure what you are looking for? Check out our Speaker Showcase where you can browse our directory of speakers by topic area. This is a great way to spark some ideas and find speakers who align with your event’s theme and goals.

Browse the Speaker Directory

Why Use SpeakerMatch?

  • Cost-Effective: There are no fees for meeting planners and event organizers.
  • Broad Reach: Access a wide range of speakers who can cater to various topics and audiences.
  • Direct Communication: Communicate directly with speakers without any intermediary, ensuring a smooth and personalized booking process.
  • Organized Process: Keep all your communication and responses organized within your SpeakerMatch account.

Get Started Today

To find the perfect speaker for your event, start by posting your event details. We are here to make the process as smooth and efficient as possible.

Thank you for considering SpeakerMatch as your partner in event planning. We look forward to helping you find the ideal speaker for your event!