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TechTank: Advice for Every Entrepreneur & Intrapreneur
SPEAKER APPLICATION FORM
Women in Technology WiT.Connect
Thursday, June 15 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm at the Tower Club in Vienna Virginia
Five Focus Areas (Must Focus on at Least 3 Areas)
1. Finance: Cashflow / Capital / Investment / Management
2. Human Resources: Hiring / Team Building / Culture / Internal Communications
3. Marketing: Digital Marketing / Social Media / PR / Website / Advertising / Brand Awareness
4. Sales: Developing Leads / Sales Funnel / Customer Management / Up sell
5. Future Growth: Selling / Transitioning / Work-Life Balance / Time Management / Delegation
Requirements for Speakers
1. You must be an entrepreneur and be one of the owners of the company or an intrapreneur within a larger company
2. You are a passionate and engaging speaker with an interesting business / business model
3. You must be open to advice and critiques that will help you improve your business
4. Your presentation must be no more than 8 minutes long and must have a connection to STEM
5. You must be able to present your successes and/or challenges in no less than 3 of the 5 focus areas
6. You must identify challenges that a Panel of Experts (Finance, HR, Marketing/Sales, Growth) can assist with
Deadline
All fields in the application must be filled in to be considered.

You must submit your completed application NLT 11:59PM EST on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Speakers will be notified, if selected, by Monday, April 17, 2017.

Questions contact: Irene@greenloons.com or Follow @WITWomen with Hashtag #WITx2017 #WITBestSelf

Event Format
1. You will be provided a PowerPoint template and each speaker will give an 8 minute presentation
2. Each selected speaker will also have access to work with a coach that will help with presentation
3. Each presentation will cover at least 3 of the 5 focus areas identified above in addition to company challenges
4. Panel of Experts will have 12 minutes to share their feedback and tips.
5. The session also will be opened to the audience to provide their input and tips
Agenda
6:00 - 6:30 PM: Networking
6:30 - 6:45 PM: Welcome / Introductions of Panel of Experts
6:45 - 7:35 PM: Session 1 Program (2 speakers; 20 minutes per speaker) Plus Audience Feedback
7:35 - 7:50 PM: Networking Break with Panel of Experts
7:50 - 8:15 PM: Session 2 Program (1 speaker; 20 minutes) Plus Audience Feedback
8:15 - 8:30 PM: Wrap Up / Networking
Instructions
Please describe yourself and your company and for each of the 3 to 5 focus areas you would like to address, please provide a high-level overview of the SUCCESSES and CHALLENGES you are facing.
Last Name, First Name
Your answer
Organization / Company Name
Your answer
Title/Role
Your answer
Cell phone
Your answer
Email address
Your answer
Company URL
Your answer
Social Media: Please list all that apply to you or your company and note which handle applies to each channel: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, google+, etc
Your answer
Brief Bio (No more than 150 words)
Your answer
Company Description (No more than 150 words)
Your answer
What industry does your business serve?
Your answer
How many years has your company been in business?
Your answer
Is this your first business?
If no, please explain
Your answer
At what stage of growth would you classify your business. You can choose among Seed, Start-up (less than $2m revenue), Growth ($2m - $10m), Expansion ($10m - $50m revenue), Exit (more than $50m revenue)
Your answer
Why are you interested in presenting in this session? What do you hope to gain?
Your answer
Title of your presentation
Your answer
Do you have a current technology success or challenge? If yes, explain. (150 word limit)
Your answer
Do you have a current finance success or challenge? If yes, explain. (150 word limit)
Your answer
Do you have a current human resources success or challenge? If yes, explain. (150 word limit)
Your answer
Do you have a current marketing success or challenge? If yes, explain. (150 word limit)
Your answer
Do you have a current sales success or challenge? If yes, explain. (150 word limit)
Your answer
Do you have a current success or challenge(s) to future growth, including work/life balance? If yes, explain. (150 word limit)
Your answer
Describe your greatest business success? (150 word limit)
Your answer
Where would like to be in 6 months? 1 year? (150 word limit)
Your answer
Suggested social media teaser for your presentation
Your answer
Link past presentations you have done (if available)
Your answer
Will you use other props besides PowerPoint slides?
In no more than 150 words, why will your 8 minute speech inspire our Women In Technology audience?
Your answer
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