Speaker Resources

We are so thrilled to have you as a speaker for the State of Search Conference in Dallas, Texas.

To help you help us promote this fantastic two days of learning and fun – we’ve added this special resource page for speakers. Any other questions for the State of Search team? Email us at [email protected].

*Note: See the bottom of this page for the full text from your speaker acceptance letter…

Important Conference Dates

State of Search is a two-day event taking place November 13 & 14 at Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine , TX.  Our website is stateofsearch.org – check here for the latest info.

Speaker Registration

As a speaker, you will receive a complimentary pass to attend State of Search. We will also give you a code to share for a discounted ticket (save $75 on in-person) you are welcome to share with friends, colleagues and business associates. Code to use when registering: SPEAKERSOS2023 
Copy complete code as it has a direct link to pay

Venue Information

State of Search will be held at Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine Texas. If you are flying into Dallas the DFW airport is very convenient to Grapevine.

Hotel Information

This year our venue is conveniently located near several hotel options. We did not set up a block of rooms for attendees however there are several in walking distance to the convention center.

Click on a hotel to check availability.

Speaker Presentation

Your FINAL presentation is due no later than Wednesday, November 1. That’s the final version you plan to present when you step up at State of Search. Please share it with [email protected]

Once we’ve approved your presentation, changes aren’t allowed unless triggered by critical events like earthquakes or algorithm updates! If such a critical event happens, you must advise us immediately and bring an updated version on a memory stick to the conference.

Slide format

Please use high resolution, 16:9 format for your slides, and avoid using custom fonts in your presentation. PowerPoint is preferred. Please place the State of Search logo and the hashtag #stateofsearch2023 in the bottom right corner of your slides.

PNG Logo with Transparent Background:

PNG Logo with White Background:

Presentation Format

Aim for a 40 minute talk so we can leave 10 minutes for Q&A from our live and virtual audiences.

Virtual Presentations

If for some reason an emergency happens and you can not present live, we will need a pre-recorded video to use for your presentation.

Speaker Questionnaire

We’re all set to put your bio on StateofSearch.org, but we need your help. Please help make our lives easy – fill in this questionnaire as soon as possible.

After you fill in your questionnaire will send you a personalized discount code for the price of the ticket. Then let everyone know you’re speaking and share the code with them. We hope you’ll tell all your business contacts, clients, and colleagues you’re speaking at State of Search.