This center is designed to help speakers plan their participation in Enterprise Connect Orlando. The conference will take place March 27-30, 2017 at:

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


Please visit our Presentation Guidelines page for the official Enterprise Connect slide template with submission instructions.

If you are a speaker and not sure if a presentation is required of you, please contact Colleen Kraskiewicz at


As a speaker at Enterprise Connect Orlando, you will receive a complimentary Entire Event registration to the conference. You do not have to register for the event. You can retrieve your Speaker Badge at Speaker Services located in the Miami room.

Important Dates & Deadlines


Make Hotel Reservations – The Gaylord Palms will sell out early!


Speaker Bio & Headshot Due

February 24  Additional Audio Visual Requests Due 
February 24 Presentation Slides Due


Conference Contact



Event Operations Manager, Enterprise Connect

It Pays to Invite Your Customers and Prospects to Join You at Enterprise Connect 2017!


All speakers can use their last name as a unique discount code which will apply a $500 discount on Entire Event and Tue–Thu Conference passes. Be sure to share your code and utilize the unique link: 

in all your promotional efforts to ensure registrations that come in as a result of your efforts are coded to you. If you have questions or have not received this information, please contact Angela Boling at

The speaker that brings in the most registrations using their unique code gets their choice of:

  • Meeting Space
  • $250 Gaylord Palms Restaurant Certificate


  • Entire Event or Tue–Thu Conference pass
  • Unique code must be applied during registration process
  • Registrant cannot be an employee of your company
  • Balance must be paid in full
  • This program ends Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST. No registrations received after this date will apply towards this program.

Most Social Speaker

Be named "Most Social Speaker”! The speaker with the most tweets/social media posts* containing "#EC17" or "@enterprisecon" by March 24, 2017 will win a $100 Gift Card. *Must have sent a minimum of 5 tweets/posts.


Provide a $500 discount on Entire Event and Tue–Thu Conference passes or offer a FREE Expo Plus pass to clients and prospects. This is an excellent way to invite customers and prospects to listen to you speak within a conference session at Enterprise Connect. Distribute passes on your website and through all your sales channels, such as your customer base, prospects, sales offices and user groups.

The Expo Pass includes admission to the Exhibition and Free Education Programs. Contact Angela Boling at to get your custom invite built.

Banner Ads

Download Enterprise Connect banner ads for your website or to include in your email signatures. Make sure to link banners to so your unique discount code can be applied. 

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 27-30, 2017 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, FL.
  • If you would like to include a quote from Enterprise Connect GM, Eric Krapf, send your release and suggested quote for review and approval to Enterprise Connect PR Manager Kimberly Samra at Please allow 24-48 hours turnaround time.

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, (, 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

If you have any questions regarding release guidelines or need additional information, please contact PR Manager Kimberly at

Complimentary Registration for the Entire Event

We welcome you, as a speaker, to attend the entire event, including all conference sessions, demonstrations and exhibits, as well as all meals and social functions. You will be exempt from any conference registration fee.

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.


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