Speaking at Button

Our 2022 call for speakers will open in the spring, but we’re always happy to accept proposals for future consideration. Read our tips for pitching a talk to get started.

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Why speak at Button?

Get speaking experience in a supportive environment.
Whether you’re developing a speaking practice or just want to share insights on a topic you’re passionate about, you’ll find a welcoming audience eager to hear new ideas and support your success.

Connect with industry peers.
As a speaker, you’ll connect directly with like-minded practitioners, fellow leaders, and your most admired content experts—and make lasting relationships that will enrich your career.

Be part of a diverse, inclusive event.
From our time-tested code of conduct to the Button Equity Scholarship and beyond, we’re always looking for ways to make Button the most inclusive event it can be.

Make a real impact in your community of practice.
Button is the world’s best content design and UX writing conference, focused on the most relevant, of-the-moment topics and trends—which means you’ll be sharing your insights to shape our evolving field.

“You all seriously know how to treat folks. The attention to detail, the thoughtful planning, the clearly considered experience—that stuff matters. I’ve always appreciated that as an attendee, and now as a speaker, I felt very, very supported.”–Lisa Maria Marquis, independent consultant
“I haven’t spoken for anyone, anywhere, that did as much for speakers as you did.”–Max Johns, Head of Digital Marketing, SiteHost

Button speakers are fairly compensated.

We understand not only the time and effort that goes into speaking at a conference, but also the deep expertise our speakers bring to the table. If your talk proposal is accepted, we'll offer an honorarium, as well as a stipend for travel and accommodations.

Need help with your talk proposal?

We’ve learned a thing or two about what makes a Button talk work. Whether it’s your first time pitching a talk or you just want a refresher, we can help you fine-tune your ideas and polish your proposal with our tips for pitching a talk.

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