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Speaker Resource Center

Tools and Tips

NRF is excited to welcome you to the community as a 2017 Speaker! Below are resources and FAQs to help you prepare for the event.


Breakout Presentation Template

Feature Stage Presentation Template


Watch, Enjoy & Get Inspired


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Mark Your Calendar: Power Hour

Join us for an invitation-only lunch for Keynote, Feature Stage and Breakout speakers and members of the press on Tuesday, September 26 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Network with your fellow speakers and discuss the latest news and trends within the industry.
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Do I need to reserve my own hotel room?
Yes. Visit the Hotel page to book at the discounted rate, subject to availability.

Do I need to register for 2017?
No, provides speakers with complimentary registration. You will be registered as a speaker and will receive a confirmation email closer to the date of the event.

Where is 2017 located?
Los Angeles Convention Center, 201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

What A/V equipment is available for my presentation?
All rooms will be equipped with an LCD projector with wide-screen format, wireless lapel microphones, laptop, downstage monitor with presentation slide display only (notes embedded into presentation will not display), countdown clock and wireless clicker. Audience members will wear headsets to hear the speaker on stage – no audio will be projected through an external sound system. A call will be scheduled for each session to discuss the A/V setup in more detail.

Can I review my presentation when I arrive at the Convention Center?
FINAL presentations are due Monday, September 18. Changes cannot be made after this date, nor onsite at the Convention Center. Use the Speaker Ready Room to meet with your fellow speakers and prepare for your session during the following hours.
Monday, September 25 | 1:00pm-5:00pm
Tuesday, September 26 | 7:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, September 27 | 7:00am - 3:00pm
In September, your Session Lead can schedule an on-site click-through to review your presentation and/or video files in the session room.

How do I submit my presentation?
Draft presentations must be sent to your Session Lead by September 11, 2017
Final presentations must be sent to your Session Lead by September 18, 2017

Interested in having a colleague attend to see you speak?
Each Speaker may register a maximum of two (2) colleagues for the event, free of charge. You will receive a registration link to provide to your team. Your colleagues must be registered via the link at least one week prior to the event. Their registration will provide them with access to the entire event, including your session.

Additional Questions?