Call for Speakers FAQs

Who can apply to be a speaker?

Any Box user! We are looking for dynamic speakers —from industry leaders and storytellers to share their expert insights and use cases on how their company has adapted and leveraged the Content Cloud.

When does the call for speakers close?

The call for speakers will close at 11:59 p.m. PDT on July 15, 2022.

When will I find out if my application was accepted?

Our team will be reviewing applications and will notify all applicants on July 25, 2022.

What is the submission criteria?

We’re asking for speakers to fill out a simple application form that includes personal details as well as a topic and abstract. Please provide specific examples in your abstract. We’re interested in hearing your expert knowledge and use case on how your company has adapted and leveraged Box. Note sessions will be limited to 15 minutes. Box is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive event that showcases the contributions of people from all backgrounds.

How long will my presentation be?

Your presentation should be no longer than 15 minutes.

Do you accept edits to the speaker agreement?

No, we do not accept edits to the speaker agreement; it needs to be signed as-is.

Will you consider my submission for other Box events if I’m not selected to speak at BoxWorks?

Yes! We’d love to utilize your amazing content in our future events, webinars, or blog posts.

What if I have more questions?

We’re here to help! Please reach out to BoxWorks@box.com.

Are there specific topics that I need to cover?

We’d love to hear your unique use case but have curated a few suggested topics to help:

  • Keeping teams connected in a hybrid world
  • Boosting collaboration across apps
  • Protecting your content and staying compliant
  • Accelerating critical business processes
  • The power of e-signature
  • The unique ways your company uses Box

If my application is accepted, will I get paid?

While we greatly appreciate your participation, we do not offer any paid opportunities to speakers. This opportunity is completely voluntary.

What format will the sessions be?

If your application is accepted, we will be requesting a presentation-only format and ask that you pre-record your presentation. We will require that you submit an initial draft of your presentation before the final version for review. We will provide speaker training and assistance to ensure recordings follow BoxWorks guidelines. We will also be providing you with a presentation template.

Is consenting to the speaker agreement a requirement to speak?

Yes, all speakers must consent to the speaker agreement included in the submission form.

Can I promote my service and products?

Submissions that pitch services and/or products will not be accepted.

When can I register for BoxWorks?

Registration for BoxWorks will open on August 2, 2022.