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Speaker Center

Welcome to the Enterprise Connect Orlando 2014 Speaker Center!

Conference Info

March 17-20, 2014

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL, 34746

This center is designed to help speakers and instructors plan their engagements at Enterprise Connect Orlando. The conference will take place March 17-20, 2014 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, 6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL, 34746


As a speaker at Enterprise Connect Orlando, you will receive complimentary registration to the conference and we will take care of your registration. You can retrieve your Speaker Badge at Speaker Services located in the Miami room.


Speaker Tasks



Important Dates & Deadlines

ASAP Speaker Bio & Headshot Due
February 18 Presentation Slides Due
February 18 Additional Audio Visual Requests Due
February 24 Make Hotel Reservations – The Gaylord Palms may sell out early!

Conference Contact

Shara McAlister

Conference Operations Manager
Office: (630) 481-1409
Cell: (415) 601-3493

Tell the World You Are Speaking at Enterprise Connect Orlando!

Invite your Friends and Colleagues to Enterprise Connect Orlando!

Provide your friends and colleagues a promotional code for a free Expo Pass or $500 off a Conference Pass. For details, click here.


If you're not already, become a fan of Enterprise Connect and RSVP for Enterprise Connect Orlando. Invite your friends to become fans and RSVP to Enterprise Connect Orlando as well. Post information on the Enterprise Connect page about your session.


Tell people you are exhibiting at Enterprise Connect. Join the Enterprise Connect group page and start a relevant discussion on topics covered at the event.


Follow us. Use #EC14 - related tweets and we'll retweet as appropriate.

Add a Badge

Add an "I’m speaking at Enterprise Connect" badge to your blog or website.

Create a Video

Promote your participation at Enterprise Connect by shooting a quick 30 second video and send to us for posting on the event website and our YouTube Channel.

In the video please tell people:

  • Your name, title and company
  • Title of the session and track you are speaking in
  • 2-3 key things that attendees will get out of the session
  • We will add an event logo to the corner and a registration offer at the end.

Any and all file types are accepted. A well recorded video is in your best interest so please be conscious of lighting and any ambient background sound. If you have any questions or need assistance, do not hesitate to reach out to our Video Manager, Dan Resciniti at . When you send your completed video, please include your Twitter hashtag (if you have one) and we will also include that in our promotion.

Additional Speaker Benefits & Resources

Public Relations Tools for Speakers: Press Release Guidelines

Enterprise Connect owns its brands and content and must approve any third party use of its brands and content. If you plan to write a press release about your participation at the event, a specific announcement you'll be making at the event, or other activities around the event, we ask that you follow these guidelines:

  • Event boilerplate should be included in the press release (see boilerplate below).
  • The date and location of the event should be included in the first paragraph: Enterprise Connect is happening March 17-20, 2014 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, FL.
  • If you would like to include a quote from Enterprise Connect GM, Fred Knight, send your release and suggested quote for review and approval to Enterprise Connect PR Manager, Jamie Porter at . Please allow 24-48 hours turnaround time.

Event Boilerplate:

About Enterprise Connect®
Enterprise Connect® is the leading conference and exhibition in North America for enterprise communications and collaboration systems, software and services. Enterprise Connect® brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry's suppliers, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise communications and collaboration networks. Enterprise Connect® owns and produces No Jitter, (http://www.nojitter.com/), providing daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and it also serves the community with a weekly email newsletter, a Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information, visit http://enterpriseconnect.com/

If you have any questions regarding release guidelines or need additional information, please contact .


As a Speaker, your name, title, company, and biography will be featured on the Enterprise Connect Orlando 2014 website.

Complimentary Registration for the Entire Event

As a speaker, we welcome you to attend the entire event, including all conference sessions, demonstrations and exhibits, as well as all meals and social functions. You will be preregistered for your Speaker badge and exempt from any conference registration fee. Your Speaker badge can be picked up in the Miami room.

Access to Speaker Services

Speaker Services is a place for you to relax, prepare for your session or have small meetings. You will have access to Speaker Services during the conference located in the Miami room.