Speakers inform and inspire audiences by sharing compelling stories about the work of United Way and our partner agencies. Our speakers volunteer their time to deliver presentations that provide insight into the needs of our community and help donors understand how their support positively impacts the lives of people living in the Alberta Capital Region.
Commonly Asked Questions & Answers
How do I book a speaker?
Please contact your Campaign Manager or Sponsored Campaign Representative and they will submit a request for you. If you don’t know who your campaign manager is, please contact our office at (780) 990-1000 for assistance.
How long are the speaker presentations?
10 minutes. Speakers are also available to stay and answer questions after their speech.
How many people are needed to participate?
A group size of 20 people minimum is required to book a speaker. If your audience is smaller, your campaign manager can provide a presentation.
Where do the presentations take place?
Our speakers will come to you, wherever your event may be. We suggest an environment that has minimal noise and distractions.
How far in advance do I need to make my request?
A minimum of 2 weeks notice is preferred, however we will do our best to accommodate your campaign dates.
What if my organization has a specific area of interest?
We understand that each workplace campaign is unique and will do our best to match the most appropriate speaker for your group. Our speakers cover a variety of topics within our three focus areas, the 2015 roster is listed below.