|Call for Keynote & Featured Speakers|
Logistics & Details
If you are hoping to book speaking engagements around the country and throughout the year, speaking at one of our conferences will increase your engagement opportunities. Since more than 80% of conference attendees are new, your presence is valuable year after year.
Opening Session | Thursday Evening (50 – 55 minutes)
Simply put, this session is the tone-setter for our conference. The program needs to cover a topic that will apply to all audience attendees and programs that are proven to be engaging and/or interactive are encouraged to apply for this slot. Approximate attendance for this program at AFLV Central is 2,500. Approximate attendance at AFLV West is 1,000.
Evening Entertainment | Late Thursday Evening (50 – 55 minutes)
This session is designed to be both educational and entertaining and usually occurs after 10 p.m. Programs need not be as broad as the opening educational session, but should still apply to all audience attendees. Previous topics have included relationships, diversity, cultural awareness, and more. Previous sessions have been provided by comedians, hypnotists, drag queens, and keynote speakers. Approximate attendance for this program at AFLV Central is 1,250. Approximate attendance at AFLV West is 250.
General Sessions | Friday or Saturday Morning (50 – 55 minutes)
Similar to the opening session, these keynote opportunities should cover a topic that will apply to all audience attendees. Approximate attendance for this program at AFLV Central: 2,750. Approximate attendance at AFLV West is 1,000.
Featured Speakers | Friday or Saturday Afternoon (25 - 30 minutes OR 50 – 55 minutes)
Several featured speaker sessions are offered during various educational session blocks throughout the conference. These sessions can be broad or topic specific (hazing, risk management, recruitment, social good, life after college, sexual assault, etc.), and they are offered as “mini-keynotes” to a smaller audience of conference attendees. Approximate attendance for these programs at AFLV Central is 250 - 500 and at AFLV Central only, you may be slotted for a 30 min session. Approximate attendance for these programs at AFLV West is 150 - 200.
Closing Session | Sunday Morning (50 – 55 minutes)
This session is intended to serve as the culmination of the entire conference experience. The program needs to cover a topic that will apply to all audience attendees, and programs that are proven to be reflective in nature are encouraged to apply for this slot. Approximate attendance for this program at AFLV Central is 1,250. Approximate attendance for this program at AFLV West is 500.
Topics & Audience
The typical conference attendee is a junior or senior fraternity/sorority leader who holds one or more leadership positions on campus. These student leaders are also likely to hold positions in student government, volunteer organizations, and other campuswide programming boards. Almost all delegates hold membership in and serve as an officer of the Interfraternity, Panhellenic, National Pan-hellenic, Latino, Asian Greek, or Multicultural Greek council. In addition, inter/national officers, headquarters staff, and toher members of fraternal organizations are regular attendees along with advising professionals and volunteers who are influential leaders in the fraternity/sorority community.
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017 conferences. Please check back in early 2017 for information for the 2018 conference season.