INBOUND 2019 INBOUND speaker applications

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Share your passion with our attendees
What is INBOUND?

INBOUND is an annual experience uniting super curious, question-asking professionals with big-name and break-out industry thinkers, high-octane events, and boundless education sessions. Our 250+ speakers are reshaping the future and will help you pump change-fueled adrenaline into everything you touch. The comedy shows and happy hours whisk away the always-on, daily grind of regular work life. Interactive forums build community.

Why Speak at INBOUND?

Because it's a great platform to share your message

INBOUND's purpose is to provide the inspiration, education, and connections that our attendees need to grow their businesses. Attendees pack the room at breakout sessions because they know they'll be receiving high-quality education from industry experts like you.

With a capacity of hundreds of attendees in every breakout session, INBOUND is a great platform to share your message and grow your personal brand. Past speakers rave about our incredibly engaged audience and their genuine passion for what they do and what they're learning at INBOUND.

Our Breakout Tracks

  1. Marketing

    Help attendees dive into the latest advances in marketing and learn about everything from content creation strategy to the most recent developments in SEO. While we will offer content for every experience level, we are especially looking for advanced, expert-level educational marketing content this year.

  2. Sales

    Show attendees how to take an inbound approach (read: more human, helpful) to sales, including sharing strategies and tactics they can use to close more deals and delight their prospects. We are especially interested in content geared towards sales executives and sales operations/enablement.

  3. Customer Service

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

  4. Grow With HubSpot

    Teach attendees how to get the most out of the software from your perspective as a top HubSpot user with sessions from product deep dives to transformation stories.

  5. Elevate & Empower

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

  6. Startup

    New this year, this track is primarily geared towards attendees in startups, including founders, that have raised a Seed round or Series A funding. For this track, we are looking for expert speakers with tactical advice to help startups grow better. An ideal speaker for this track would be a former founder or executive who has been there and done that and can give high-quality content to our attendees. We want to help startup attendees learn everything from how to hire their first sales person to what founders need to know to set up a quick and easy email marketing campaign to drive customers.

New: INBOUND Fellows

We're piloting a new program to help up-and-coming speakers attend and speak at INBOUND as part of our ongoing commitment to having the world’s top thinkers, influencers, and cutting edge business leaders share their insights at the event. This is a chance for new voices to be heard on the INBOUND stage, and benefit from interacting with our attendee community before, during and after the event. Some highlights of the program include being an official INBOUND ambassador, receiving a complimentary hotel room for the full week of INBOUND, and having your session filmed.

Applications for INBOUND Fellows were part of our speaker application and closed on March 1.

Stay in the loop

Speaker applications for 2019 are closed, but we can keep you updated on future opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions

When will speakers be notified?

We'll be emailing our decisions to applicants in April. Whether you were accepted or not, you can expect to hear from us then. We can't provide updates on the status of your application until then.

When will the agenda be announced?

We'll be releasing our full agenda with a list of all the breakout speakers and sessions you can expect from INBOUND 2019 in late April.

Some of our past breakout speakers

I was incredibly impressed with the quality of the content, the community, and the way you facilitate meaningful connections. Top notch event! Additionally, INBOUND has tremendously added to my credibility as a speaker.
Maria Keckler