Call for speakers

Seeking big thinkers and

Join our cast of global influencers on stage or online

We seek bright, inspirational voices to challenge the status quo, spark new ideas, and reinvent workplace culture. Past speakers include:

Dr. Brené Brown

Research Professor, Storyteller, and NYT Bestselling Author

Tunde Oyeneyin

Author of Speak, Motivational Speaker and Elite Fitness Instructor

David Epstein

Science and Investigative Reporter, and NYT Bestselling Author

Beril McManus

Senior Manager, Recognition, Events, and Engagement, American Airlines

Sara Jones

President and CEO, InclusionPro

Marc A. Geil, DBA

Global Director of Culture and Employee Experience, Wahl Clipper Corporation

Upcoming events in 2023

Influence Greatness 2023

Speak to global HR leaders and teams at our flagship conference built around fostering employee recognition and building workplace culture. Influence Greatness 2023 takes place at Utah’s picturesque Snowbird resort. Learn more.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2023

O.C. Tanner Webinars

Be a guest speaker alongside a host from the O.C. Tanner Institute. Provide insights and drive discussion to help attendees understand current trends, improve company culture, promote DE&I, and integrate recognition. Learn more.

Applications ongoing

Partner Events, Tradeshows & Conferences

Share your thoughts with HR leaders, executives, and rewards managers at leading, content-rich trade shows and regional events in the U.S. and globally. Learn more.

Applications ongoing

Speak on trending topics like:

  • The future of workplace culture
  • Building a culture of appreciation
  • Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
  • Employee engagement and fulfillment
  • Integrating employee recognition

Apply to speak with O.C. Tanner

Complete and submit this application by May 15 to be considered for Influence Greatness 2023, or submit anytime for ongoing speaking opportunities throughout the year.

If selected, plan on a 30-45 minute session, depending on venue. You’ll receive support and guidance from the O.C. Tanner Institute and Events teams—plus complimentary registration, hotel, and airfare for in-person events.