Speaking at ACCP

ACCP Speaking Information and RFP Process

Are you a purpose-driven, social impact professional with knowledge to share with CSR and ESG professionals? We’d love to hear more about you and your expertise.

Please read this page thoroughly and complete the form to submit your RFP. ACCP evaluates general RFPs on a rolling basis for Webcasts, Member Group meetings, Summits, and other ACCP Programs. If you’re interested in speaking at ACCP’s Annual Conference, we’ll update our Conference Speaker RFP in Spring 2023.

ACCP is always on the lookout for inspiring speakers that will share practical and innovative insights to advance the corporate social impact field. Speakers with first-hand CSR, ESG & DEIB, and direct knowledge of the field or a non-practitioner with a corporate co-presenter are preferred.ACCP is committed to creating a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable corporate citizenship sector and desires for participants of all backgrounds and experiences to see themselves represented and included in our work. Thus, we actively encourage and source diverse presenters to participate in the RFP process. Interested speakers may submit more than one proposal for consideration.

Content Focus

In 2023, ACCP will support practitioners and companies by concentrating our content and programming on the alignment of CSR & ESG to the overall business, with a focus on the following:

  • Advocacy & Activism
  • Changing Landscape of Volunteerism
  • Environmental, Social, & Governance Practices
  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Impact Measurement
  • Professional Growth and Career Progression

Audience

ACCP’s audience includes CSR & ESG practitioners looking to learn from real-world experiences and bring back actionable takeaways to support their corporate social impact efforts. Participants come from a range of backgrounds, industries, locations, and career levels. Check out our members here.

Rules of Engagement and Solicitation

Participation as a Speaker for an ACCP program is greatly appreciated, and we know our community benefits from the inclusion of professionals working in and with corporate citizenship. To ensure the best experience for all attendees, we have a strict no-solicitation policy for all attendees, speakers, and guests. To learn more about our policies, click here.

Speaker Agreement

If selected, speakers must sign an agreement provided electronically by ACCP and return it before the stated deadline. The speaker agreement includes preparation deadlines and more information on participation. Marketing and website promotions can be discussed before the agreement signing. Any possible legal issues will be addressed on a speaker-by-speaker basis, so please let us know if you have any concerns when you submit your RFP form.    

 

FAQ

As a nonprofit organization, we benefit from speakers willing to share their expertise without the expectation of payment in the spirit of community building, networking, and advancing the field of CSR.

*Please note, speakers with fees will still be considered.  

Yes, ACCP is flexible on session format. Please note the main speaker and/or person submitting the RFP will be responsible for sourcing and coordinating the involvement of multiple speakers. 

Select virtual sessions are recorded and made available to participants and ACCP members. If you have concerns about recording, please let us know when you submit your RFP form.

Your participation in an ACCP program is greatly appreciated, and we know our community benefits from the inclusion of professionals working in and with corporate social impact. To ensure the best experience for all attendees, we have a strict no-solicitation policy for all attendees, speakers, and guests. To learn more about our policies, click here.

ACCP’s priority is offering high-quality programming that advances the knowledge and practice of corporate citizenship. Although we offer sponsorship opportunities for many of our programs, speakers are selected based on their expertise, and all speakers, including sponsors, must follow our non-solicitation policy. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please click here.

ACCP holds prep sessions with all our speakers for quality assurance and content alignment purposes. In addition, speakers will be requested to share content outlines and slides at least one week ahead of the scheduled speaking engagement.

If you need to edit your submission, please contact speakers@accp.org

Please fill out the form below to submit your RFP for consideration. If you experience any issues completing the form, please contact speakers@accp.org.  

Yes, we welcome multiple RFP submissions. 

ACCP will review submitted proposals on a rolling basis and notify the submitter if we would like to move forward with your proposal. If you have further questions, please email speakers@accp.org

If your RFP is accepted, ACCP will schedule a Zoom meeting to get to know you and further understand your content.

Please fill out the form below to submit your RFP for consideration.

If you have any further questions, please email speakers@accp.org

Thank you for your submission.