Speaking Opportunities

If you would like to be considered for a speaking role at an ARDA meeting, please complete the speaker application form. This will submit your information into an ARDA database of interested speakers. Speaking slots are chosen based upon specific expertise area in relation to session programming along with experience level and industry experience.

Things you need to know about being an ARDA speaker:
Speakers must be an ARDA Individual Member or be employed by an ARDA member company. They are required to pay the appropriate registration fees for the ARDA event at which they are speaking. They are responsible for making and paying for their own travel and accommodations (if necessary). ARDA speakers participate on a voluntary basis and are not paid for speaking engagements.

Speaking Opportunities 


Session Suggestions

The ARDA Meetings Committee is always working to improve the content of all ARDA educational sessions. If there is a topic you believe would be beneficial to address in an ARDA session, please complete the online session suggestion form. You may also download a form to print out and return via email or fax to ARDA Meetings Department.

The deadline for consideration at ARDA World 2016, Annual Convention is July 10, 2015. Anything submitted after that date will be considered for future meetings.

ARDA Committees 

Note: All speaker and session suggestions become the property of ARDA once they are submitted. Please note that your session may be combined with another, modified or used in any way that ARDA sees fit. 

ARDA Regional Meetings

Regional meetings provide ARDA members the Convention education and networking opportunities in a smaller scale.

Upcoming ARDA Meetings

ARDA's meetings provide you with great networking opportunities, excellent educational programming, and more!