At Darefest you can help make a difference. Support our attendees in their journey towards self-improvement and help them take their ideas further, experiment with more possibilities that amplify their self-expression. The stage is yours.

Submission: March 15



What are the benefits of speaking?

The benefits of being a speaker include:

  • Access to all unconference sessions and exhibitions
  • Lunch voucher for the day you are presenting

What does Darefest expect from speakers?

When you agree to speak at Darefest, you are making a commitment to deliver a well prepared talk and to speak on the topic you have proposed. We ask you do not drastically change the submitted topic or content.

Which formats are available at Darefest?

From lightning to in-depth talks, workshops, inspiring stories, collaborative challenges, panels, to whatever format you have in mind.

Can my speaker agency submit my proposal?

No - we only accept submissions by the original authors. PR, speaker agency, or related firms can not submit a talk on behalf of their clients. To ensure the quality of the sessions and the coherence of the program we require direct contact with the presenters to expedite any questions during the submission review process.

What is considered a sponsored session?

Darefest does not accept product or vendor related submissions. If your talk is a thinly-veiled advertisement for a new product, technology or service your company is offering, please do not apply. Sponsored session can be submitted at our exhibitions section.

Do I need to bring my own laptop?

Yes - Darefest does not supply any presentation hardware. Each speaker must bring their own laptop. It is also advised to bring your own clicker, video connector, and foreign power adapters.

Do I get paid to speak? Are travel expenses covered?

No - Darefest is devoted to the act of giving. The value of a gift is unconditional. We do not cover speaker fees. We advice to cover your own travel expenses. Should travel expenses be an issue please contact us so we can see how we can help out.