Call for speakers for Webflow Virtual World Tour 2020

Apply to speak at Webflow Virtual World Tour, happening in August and September, 2020.

Vanessa Diaz
May 26, 2020
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From now until June 28, 2020, apply to be a speaker at Webflow Virtual World Tour — an online event series featuring local customers and experts in 9 different time zones.

Webflow Virtual World Tour 2020 call for speakers

Join us this summer as the Webflow team “visits” your city on the Webflow World Tour. We’ll be hosting live virtual events in 9 different time zones around the world, giving you a chance to connect with local Webflow community members in your city, learn about the coolest things they’re building, and also get up to date on some of the exciting projects we’re working on at Webflow. 

The events are open to everyone and will be hosted as if it were a local event, highlighting our local customers, community members, and Webflow teams. Make sure to vote for your city

Each Webflow World Tour event will feature:

  • 1 opening keynote (Webflow team)
  • 1 Webflow product session (Webflow team)
  • 2 full-length sessions: 30min each, including Q&A (Webflow customers/external speakers)
  • 7 demo theater sessions: 10-15min each, no Q&A (World Tour sponsors)

Our call for speakers closes on June 28, 2020. Apply to speak at Webflow Virtual World Tour today!

Apply to speak

Each event will feature different Webflow users from around the world, showcasing their stories about how Webflow has transformed the way they build, grow, and scale their teams and businesses. We encourage everyone who’s interested in speaking to apply — we can’t wait to learn from your stories. 

What to talk about

Content at the Webflow World Tour events will be focused around 4 major themes. 

Build

Target audiences: marketing managers, design teams, system managers

  • Are you stretching the limits of what Webflow can do? Tell us about it. 
  • What are some common mistakes you’ve come across that you could help others avoid?
  • What integrations or customizations have you implemented to enhance your experience with Webflow?
  • Do you have any special tips or hacks that make your team or clients more efficient?
  • What does the future of your company look like with Webflow?

Grow

Target audiences: in-house designers, design managers, founders, freelance and agency designers

  • How does Webflow empower you to build completely custom websites without code?
  • How are you growing a business with Webflow? 
  • How did you tackle institutional resistance, or winning over teams, in order to advocate for Webflow internally or with your clients? 
  • How does Webflow work with your current tech stack?
  • How quickly and easily were you able to get started with Webflow?

Scale

Target audiences: founders, small business owners, ecommerce business owners

  • How has Webflow helped your team or organization to scale?
  • How has your organization transformed the way teams collaborate with Webflow?
  • How have you optimized your design processes and workflows using Webflow?
  • How has your use of Webflow evolved as your team or business has grown?

Social impact

Target audiences: all teams

  • How are you using Webflow to make the world a better place?
  • Are you working on a project that is helping to dismantle systemic racism?
  • Have you used Webflow to provide COVID-19 relief to your community?
  • How is Webflow helping you empower disadvantaged communities?

What we’re looking for in a submission

  • Content that shows and educates lands better with audiences. Content that simply tells high-level information or aims to sell a solution will not be selected. 
  • Super specific deep dives, practical examples, and case studies showing how you’ve overcome failure or learned an important lesson that has led your team or organization to success. 
  • Interesting stories—people learn best when they are captivated. 
  • Solutions for real-world problems. 
  • First-time speakers welcome! Have questions before submitting? Feel free to join an optional Office Hours zoom meeting with our team.

What we’ll reject in a submission

Sales pitches, vague abstracts, offensive material, blatant inauthenticity or plagiarism, or anything incongruent with our Code of Conduct

Diversity and Inclusion

At Webflow we believe everyone should have the power to create for the web. Webflow events are for people creating the future of the web, the future of design, and the future of software.

In order to achieve this mission, our events need to represent everyone. We’d especially like to encourage people from underrepresented communities to attend and apply to speak. If you think we can do better in our efforts, please share your feedback in the last section of the application. 

Apply to speak at Webflow Virtual World Tour.

Webflow events provide a safe and inclusive experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. Find out more about Webflow's Code of Conduct.

A special thanks to our partners.
Vanessa Diaz

Events Manager at Webflow

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