Approved speakers may have the opportunity to present live webinars to ALA members. In addition, since your speaker biography will be posted online, you may also be contacted to speak at other organizations.
- Your Challenge: You want to demonstrate your expertise to other professionals and also communicate with possible prospects and referral sources.
- Our Solution: We provide a platform where you can present to your ALA colleagues. Additionally, your profile will be posted so that other organizations may contact you about speaking opportunities.
- Your Result: You have opportunities to speak and network with whatever target audience you choose.
As an approved speaker, you have the opportunity to present on various accounting and law topics to not only the ALA community, but also to outside organizations and companies. This will help you network and also find professionals with complimentary skills.
Speakers bureau faqs
Unfortunately, no. The ALA must approve the topic prior to your speaking date. We select topics based on member credit needs, timeliness, and projected interest level. However, you will still be posted on the Speaker Bureau search page. You will also get social media circulation with your bio and speaking topics of interest.
We generally only approve one webinar per Speaker Bureau member, per year. However, additional opportunities may exist depending on topic, Speaker Bureau enrollment, and the time of the year.
The number of attendees vary depending on a host of factors such as topic, type of credit, time of year, # of webinars scheduled, among others.
Unfortunately not. Given the pricing structure, discounts are not feasible.
On occasion we provide presenters with licensed materials from our partnership with Kaplan Education. However, we encourage presenters to cover materials they have mastered. Demonstrating specialty knowledge is the goal of this initiative.
We can help refine topics/offer suggestions when topics are submitted. In short, we are looking for anything that is educational in the fields of accounting and law.
No, presentations must be educational in nature.
Email, Social Media, and all of our outlets. We also highly encourage your own distribution to your network of peers and prospects.
We will have multiple people in each specialty area and this may influence topic acceptance.
Yes, all of our speakers get social media posts.
The minimum webinar is 1 hour and the maximum is 8 hours. Presentation time incorporates lecture, videos, exercises, readings, and Q&A.
Yes we do. To learn more about our many partnership options or corporate sponsorships, please contact Members Services to discuss.
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UNLIMITED CPE/CLE CREDITS INCLUDED
ALA members receive unlimited live CPE & CLE webinar credits at no additional cost. This benefit alone justifies the price of membership. *A nominal fee will apply for live seminar events to cover food & beverages.
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Education is at the core of the ALA. Our unlimited webinars are not sales pitches from sales people, but are courses designed by experts and guided by experienced course designers.
Our portal enables tracking of CPE/CLE credits in one spot, eliminating email tracking post-courses. Simplify your professional development with easy access and management.
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ALA SPEAKERS BUREAU
Approved speakers have the opportunity to present live webinars to ALA members. Because a speaker’s bio will be posted online, they may even be contacted to speak at other organizations’ events.
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