TSIA Conference Speaking Opportunities

Consider Speaking at a Future TSIA Conference!

Receive professional recognition for your accomplishments and establish yourself as a tech industry thought leader by sharing your methodologies and business strategies.

Each year we seek accomplished technology and services professionals to share their expertise at TSIA conferences. If you are interested in future speaking opportunities, let us know!

By becoming a speaker, you will also receive a complimentary registration* to the conference you are speaking at, making it the most economical way to attend the technology industry's premier learning and networking event!

* Complimentary registration is limited to one per session. Co-speakers can use membership vouchers or will receive special pricing.

How to Become a TSIA Conference Speaker

We invite you to submit a proposal and add your voice to the technology and services community.

Read the speaker guidelines and fill out the speaker application by June 11, 2021, for an opportunity to be heard, be recognized, and share your expertise with your industry peers!

Applications will be open mid-May and applicants will be notified by early-July regarding the status of their application.

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Speaker Qualifications and Conditions

Before you apply for one of our speaking opportunities, be sure to read the speaker qualifications and conditions outlined below.

  • Speakers must be an employee of a TSIA member company, or a representative from a current authorized TSIA Consulting Alliance Partner. Members are eligible only for presentations in the research practice area(s) of current membership.
  • Speakers must be available to present in-person in Las Vegas.
  • Only 1 complimentary registration is awarded per speaking session. Co-presenters must purchase an additional registration.
  • TSIA Industry Solution Partners are required to contract for speaking sessions.
  • Session topic must relate to at least one of this year's topics.

We require presentations to provide a list of actionable takeaways that attendees can take back and improve their organizations. Here is what we are looking for in TSIA Conference speakers:

  • Practical advice on how to improve care, lower costs, increase efficiencies, or increase revenue
  • Passionate about sharing knowledge with others
  • First-hand experience with the subject matter
  • Able to share the ROI or benefits that resulted from the new program, technology, solution, or process
  • Creative, dynamic presenters

Recommended Speaking Topics

Need inspiration for your session? You're in the right place.

TSIA conferences are designed to help technology and services leaders network, share ideas, and learn about the latest trends. Here is a list of example topics:

Customer Growth and Renewal

  • Understand Renewal Program Performance for XaaS
  • Best Practices for Forecasting Recurring Revenues
  • Best Practices for Becoming LAER Efficient
  • Using Support and Customer Success to Grow Customer Revenue
  • Effective Customer Engagement Models to Drive Upsell and Cross-Sell

Customer Success

  • Using the Dynamic Engagement Model for Scale and Efficiency
  • Innovative Customer Success Portfolios That Deliver Customer Value
  • Creating Digital Touch Capability in Your Customer Success Organization
  • Creating Immediate Customer Value Through Onboarding
  • Best Practices for Customer Satisfaction Surveys
  • The Role of Customer Success with Freemium Offers
  • Enabling Customer Success Through Channel Partners

Education Services

  • Building an Education Services Strategy Using LAER
  • Education Services Subscription Sales and Renewals
  • Offer Development
  • LMS and Learning Experience Platform (LXP) Usage
  • Education Services as Onboarding Agent
  • Digital Customer Experience
  • Marketing/Automated Email Marketing to Drive Content Consumption

Expand Selling

  • Customer Engagement Models to Drive Upsell & Cross-Sell
  • Becoming LAER Efficient
  • Customer Growth in XaaS
  • Migrating On-Premise Customers to XaaS
  • Using Customer Data and Analytics for Customer Growth
  • Gaining Cross-Functional Collaboration for Expand Selling

Field Services/Industrial Equipment

  • Creating Differentiated Field Service Offers That Increase Customer Value
  • Aligning Service Strategy
  • Outsourcing Field Services to a 3rd Party Provider
  • Reducing Cost Per On-Site Incident
  • Increased Service Efficiency with IoT

Managed Services

  • Creating Differentiated Managed Services Offers
  • Managed Services Optimal Delivery Structure
  • Establishing a Robust Managed Services Strategy
  • Growing Managed Services
  • Managed Services Optimal Delivery Structure
  • Managed Services Tools and Platforms

Professional Services

  • Best Practices in Professional Services Partner Identification and Enablement
  • Accelerating Customer Time to Value Through Professional Services Best Practices
  • Engineering Professional Services Offers to Maximize Customer Value and Outcomes
  • Next-Generation Resource Management and Capacity Planning
  • Optimizing Professional Services for XaaS
  • Moving to a Subscription Model in Professional Services

Service Offer Management

  • Monetizing Customer Success Offerings
  • Converging Service Portfolios
  • Launching New Service Offerings
  • Developing Outcome-Based Service Offerings
  • Segmentation for Service Offer Success

Subscription Sales

  • Bridging the Value Gap Between Sales and Success
  • Sales Compensation Models for XaaS
  • Outcome-Based Selling
  • Impact of XaaS on Sales Organization Structure
  • Customer Lifecycle Revenue Optimization

Support Services

  • Aligning Service Strategy
  • Support Organizational Structures
  • Top Trends for Self-Service
  • Support Services CSAT and Loyalty
  • Proactive, Preventive, Predictive Capabilities
  • Total Customer Experience
  • Support Portal Best Practices

XaaS Channel Optimization

  • Best Practice for XaaS Partner Ecosystem
  • XaaS Partner Channel Success
  • Assessing Partner Capabilities
  • Upsell & Cross-Sell Through Channel Partners
  • Partner Enablement for LAER Capabilities

XaaS Product Management

  • Examples of Value and Outcome-Based Technology Offers
  • Product Experiences for Accelerated Adoption
  • Adapting the New Product Introduction (NPI) Process for the XaaS Business Model
  • Measuring Innovation
  • Building the Technology Platform
  • XaaS Metrics That Matter for XaaS Offer Success
  • Product Management and Customer Success Handshake
  • Product Led Growth

Technology/Digital Engagement

  • Transform Services with Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Robotic Process Automation in the Front Office
  • Virtual/Augmented/Merged Reality

Future Leaders

  • Developing Support Employee Behaviors to Facilitate and Support Employee Career Direction and Growth
  • Keys to Support Employee Engagement: Providing a Path to Career Growth Within Support Services
  • Leaders of Tomorrow: What Are Companies Doing to Identify and Invest in Their Next-Generation Leaders?
  • Support 101 for Individual Contributors and Managers
  • How to Groom Leaders: Top Five Things Someone Moving Into Support Leadership Needs to Know

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • The Case for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Benchmarking Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practices
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Transparency: What and Why to Publish
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Improvement Initiatives: Successes and Learnings
  • The Role of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership
  • Building Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Products
  • Award Winning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs

Questions?

For questions regarding the speaker application process, status, or all other inquiries, contact Christi Holzer, TSIA’s Senior Director, Conferences & Event Technology at christi.holzer@tsia.com.