Speaking Engagement Request

Members of the PMI Board of Directors and Executive Leadership team regularly speak at a wide range of in-person and virtual events, including PMI chapter events, industry conferences, and other leading forums.

Our speakers present thought leadership and perspective on a wide range of topics, including the future of work, talent development, and new ways of working. 

We are pleased to consider requests for speaking engagements at your events whether virtual or at an in-person setting, as well as podcasts, video interviews, and other content platforms.

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Speaking Engagement Request FAQ's


  • The Speaking Engagement Request (SER) is the process by which PMI’s internal stakeholders may be considered for speaking engagements at chapter, regional, and external events.

  • The SER may be used to request as event speakers:

    • PMI (Project Management Institute) Board Members
    • Executive Leadership Team (ELT)
    • Managing Directors
    • Product Owners
  • The SER includes requests for in-person or virtual events, as well as podcasts, video interviews, and other content platforms.

  • In cases where the requested speaker is not listed, users may select the Other option and list the requested speaker name. A member of the global event team will follow up with any additional questions.

  • Speaker selection and recommendation is based on:

    • If the event provides an outreach opportunity consistent with PMI’s strategic plan
    • If the request was received at least 4 weeks from the desired event date
    • Availability of the speaker
  • All Speaking Engagement Requests will be processed with an answer provided within 10 business days.

  • Multiple event requests may be submitted, but a separate SER form must be completed for each individual event.

  • Multiple speakers requested for a single event must be included on a single event request form. One form per event.

  • All service requests may be sent to [email protected].

  • Before submitting the SER form for a speaker, please have the following information available:

    • Type of speaker being requested (Bod, ELT, MD, PO)
    • Proposed presentation objectives/takeaways
    • Event name and description
    • Event date(s), location, and time zone
    • Event type (In-Person, Virtual, Hybrid)
    • Expected numberof attendees and audience type
    • Known PMI Executive Leadership Team members or Board Representatives planning to
    • Anticipated event budget and expenses covered for the speaker
  • If the exact event date is not available at the time of the request, please enter the proposed quarter in which you expect to hold the event

  • Check out the PMI Chapter Speakers Hub located on PMInsight to view high-quality chapter event speakers who are not internal stakeholders, but have been globally well-received and recommended by chartered chapters.

  • Within 2 weeks of event completion, the requester will be contacted for attendance information and feedback. Response to this request is key to capturing and tracking PMI’s enablements and engagement data. For any other questions or concerns, please contact your Regional Chapter Engagement Partner.