Submission deadline: July, 9th 2018
Share Your Ideas, Knowledge & Experience!
Submit your session proposal and be a part of SWaMfest XIV at the Hotel Madison and Shenandoah Valley Conference Center in Harrisonburg, Virginia!
SWaMfest is the premier networking, educational, and professional development event for small, women and minority-owned businesses where you can explore the latest products and services from hundreds of SWaM businesses; engage with decision-makers from VASCUPP institutions, prime contractors, corporations; and attend exciting showcase workshops and networking opportunities. VASCUPP is committed to helping Virginia’s SWaM businesses remain strong, vibrant and successful while connecting them to our Purchasing Power!
This is an opportunity to have your brand represented at the largest event for small, minority & women-owned businesses in the entire Commonwealth of Virginia.
When: October 3-4, 2018 ; Speakers will present on October 4.
Where: Hotel Madison and Shenandoah Valley Conference Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia
THE IDEAL SWAMFEST SPEAKERIs experienced and comfortable speaking in front of large groups, ranging from 50 to 500.
Is interested in sharing expertise, real-world strategies and knowledge with other professionals
Is willing to partner with HOW to deliver the best possible experience for the audience
Is interested, schedule permitting, in attending the whole event and engaging with attendees
Is open to helping spread the word about the event via speakers’ network WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR SUBMISSIONPresentation Title
2 - 4 objectives of your presentation
A complete and thorough outline of your presentation
A catchy (theme-oriented) and concise description of your session to use for marketing purposes
High Quality Head Shot
Speaker Bio PROVIDED EQUIPMENTPC Laptop
A podium at the front of the room
Slide advancer (“clicker”)
Wired podium microphone
At least (1) Wireless lavalier microphones
Wireless Internet access
Panel participants will be seated at a head table equipped with one microphone per panel memberBE A SESSION SPEAKERThe topics listed below are from previously successful and well-attended sessions. If you can present and share expertise and relevant information in one of the topics (or a similar topic) we would love for you to submit presentation for consideration to speak at the upcoming SWaMfest!
Because the theme for 2018 SWaMfest is BEYOND, all presentations submitted should be relevant to the future of the topics below, future-oriented trends in the area, and what is next on the horizon.