Brought to you by the Chapter Empowerment Program, the Chapter Speaker Hub aims to enhance the chapter membership value proposition by enabling Chapter Leaders to find and engage high-quality globally and regionally relevant event speakers. Speakers can be nominated by PMI Chapters, PMI Fellows, and the PMI Events and PM.com Teams following at least one successful speaking engagement at a PMI event.
How It Works?
Review speakers for alignment to topic, expertise, language, region, etc.
Select and contact speaker directly.
Send agreement to speaker for signature
Know of other qualified speakers not listed? Please recommend speakers to build a robust library for Chapter Leaders by Chapter Leaders.
Chapter Speaker Hub FAQs
How are speakers selected for inclusion on the Chapter Speaker Hub?
Speakers are nominated by PMI Chapters, PMI Fellows, and the PMI Events and PM.com Teams following at least one successful speaking engagement at a PMI event. PMI has final approval of speakers included in the Chapter Speaker Hub.
How can I recommend a speaker for the Chapter Speaker Hub?
Chapters can contribute to the speakers listed and showcased in the Speaker Hub by filling out this form. PMI has final approval of speakers included in the Speakers Hub.
Are speaker fees eligible for reimbursement under the Global Chapter Events Assistance Funding?
Yes. PMI will provide up to $3,000 USD in reimbursements for speaker fees and other event expenses, such as venue rental, A/V support, event speakers, catering, marketing, and décor.
What are the requirements for event speakers recommended for the Chapter Speaker Hub?
Speakers can be nominated following at least one successful speaking engagement at a PMI or PMI Chapter event. Nominees must be engaging speakers who are qualified to speak on topics applicable to project management. The following groups are EXCLUDED to avoid conflict of interest*:
- PMI Chapter Leader and members of a Chapter Leader's immediate family
- PMI Regional Mentors
- PMI Global Volunteers
- PMI Employee or a member of the employee's immediate family
- PMI Contractors (unless they are contractors who are expressly hired as speakers)
* PMI reserves the right to determine what is and what is not a conflict of interest.
Can chapters select event speakers outside of what is listed in the Chapter Speaker Hub?
Yes. Chapters may select event speakers who are not listed in the Chapter Speaker Hub.
Will PMI negotiate speaker rates on behalf of the Chapters?
The Chapter Speaker Hub is a resource for Chapters to select quality speakers for their event. Chapters are responsible for all fee negotiations with chosen event speakers.
How often can Chapters expect updates on the Chapter Speaker Hub?
Updates to the Chapter Speaker Hub will happen on a rolling basis, dependent upon volume and quality of nomination submissions.
Does this program take the place of any other similar program in a chapter’s geographical region?
No. This program is complimentary to any pre-existing programs in a Chapter’s region. Please reach out to your regional Chapter Engagement Partner with any questions.