Adding a Primary Category

How to Request Adding a Primary Category to the SpeakerMatch Directory

We strive to keep our directory comprehensive and relevant to meet the diverse needs of our speakers and event organizers. We understand that new and emerging topics might not always fit into our existing primary categories. If you find that your topic of expertise doesn't align with our current categories and you believe it warrants its own primary category, we’re here to help!

Steps to Request a New Primary Category

1. Review Existing Categories

Before submitting a request, please take a moment to review our existing primary categories to ensure that your topic isn’t already covered. You can find the list of current categories on the SpeakerMatch Directory Page.

2. Prepare Your Request

When you're ready to request a new primary category, make sure you include the following information in your request:

  • Proposed Category Name: A concise and clear name for the new category.
  • Description: A brief description of the category and the types of topics or speakers it will include.
  • Justification: Explain why this category is necessary and why it doesn’t fit into any existing categories.
  • Examples: Provide examples of topics, presentations, or speakers that would fall under this new category.

3. Submit Your Request

Once you have all the necessary information, you can submit your request through this form. Be as thorough as possible to help our team understand the need for the new category.

4. Review Process

Our team will review your request to ensure it meets our criteria for adding new primary categories. The review process includes:

  • Evaluating the uniqueness and necessity of the proposed category.
  • Assessing if the topic can be integrated into an existing category or if it indeed warrants a new one.

5. Notification

You will receive an email notification once our review is complete. If your request is approved, we will add the new category to the SpeakerMatch directory, and you will be notified of the update.

6. Follow-Up

If we need more information or if the proposed category doesn’t meet our criteria, we will reach out to you with further instructions or suggestions.


Submit New Category Request


Thanks for Keeping Us Fresh!

Thank you for helping us keep the SpeakerMatch directory comprehensive and up-to-date. Your contributions are invaluable in making our platform better for everyone!

Note: We aim to add any major topic that’s missing as long as it’s not easily grouped into another major category. Your understanding and cooperation in following the guidelines above are greatly appreciated.