News Nordic Business Forum 2022

Applications Open to the 2022 Speaker Contest

Business Forum Group is once again on the lookout for a new speaker with its third annual Speaker Contest.

After a couple of years in between, we are back with our Speaker Contest! This time Nordic Business Forum joins forces with Oslo Business Forum and Amsterdam Business Forum to make the contest the biggest so far. With the contest, we hope to discover ingenious speaking talent and original leadership concepts.

Over the course of the contest, we will pick 30 contestants to speak online at one of the five different qualifying rounds. The winner of each semifinal will continue to the final, where our jury will pick a winner. ​​The winner of the entire contest gets to give a keynote to thousands of business leaders at Nordic Business Forum 2022, Oslo Business Forum 2022, and Amsterdam Business Forum 2022 and is paid 70,000€ for doing the job.

“We are truly excited to organize the contest again. I’m expecting that we yet again receive numerous high-quality applications, and eventually find a new rising speaker star to add to our lineup”, says Ville Saarikalle, the head of Speaker Relations at Nordic Business Forum.

The overarching theme of our 2022 events is Future-Focused Leadership but there are also a couple of subthemes. Therefore, we are looking for ideas that connect to the topics of future of work, culture, and sustainability.

Now, applications are open to anyone, anywhere in the world until 6 February 2022. For more details on the contest and for instructions on how to apply, check the speaker contest website.


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