Call for speakers

Seeking big thinkers and
changemakers

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

Curtis Hill

Culture of Belonging™ Founder, DEI&B Strategist, and Author

Whitney Eichinger

Senior Vice President, Southwest Airlines

Beril McManus

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

Tunde Oyeneyin

Author of Speak, Motivational Speaker and Elite Fitness Instructor

David Epstein

Science and Investigative Reporter, and NYT Bestselling Author

Adam Grant

Organizational Psychologist, Bestselling Author & Podcast Host

Jenn Lim

CEO, Cofounder, and Bestselling Author

Sara Jones

President and CEO, InclusionPro

Upcoming events

Influence Greatness 2024

Speak to global HR leaders and teams at our flagship conference built around fostering employee recognition and building workplace culture. Influence Greatness 2024 takes place at Utah’s picturesque Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley. Learn more.

Application Deadline: May 17, 2024

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 17 to be considered for Influence Greatness 2024, 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.