Call for Speakers 2023

By April 12, 2023Uncategorized


This is your opportunity to connect with CMG’s multi-industry, global color, material and finish design professionals this October 25-28 at our virtual Summit Connect event!

Engage with CMG members and share your innovative and immersive ideas and work in the business of color, material, and finish.  CMG Summit Connect attendees are global color design experts from a variety of industries who seek new and exciting information, and innovative ideas from experts in their field that can be applied in their own practice. Your Guest Speaker presentation or workshop for our color design professional community should be thought-leading, informative, and inspiring within these categories:

If you would like the opportunity to be a Guest Speaker, please submit your presentation Abstract and Call for Speaker Form for consideration. Submissions will be reviewed by the 2023 Summit Planning Committee, and you will receive notification of the status of your submission by the end of June.

The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2023

We very much appreciate your interest and welcome your submission, but regrettably, we cannot accept all speaking submissions.


CMG Connect Audience:

A not-for-profit, international association of color design professionals, Color Marketing Group® is a forum for the exchange of all things color.  Our members and wider community represent a broad spectrum of global designers, marketers, color scientists, consultants, educators, and artists.

The Benefits of Presenting:

Color Marketing Group® is a global association of creative minds. By attending our event as a Guest Speaker, you will have the opportunity to increase your visibility and connect with a target group of like-minded professionals. Our marketing and communications committee will work with you to promote you, your brand, and your presentation.

Guest Speaker Compensation:

Color Marketing Group® is a non-profit organization and we work within a tight budget. We seek to find creative ways to compensate our speakers through complimentary event registration and/or membership. CMG holds annual events in forecasting, future thinking, CMG workshops, and the annual Summit.

Guest Speaker Selection:

Submissions will be reviewed by our Summit Planning Committee who will evaluate based on the relevance to our Summit program of events and theme, and the honorarium/travel expectations in relation to our budget. All submissions will be responded to, although we cannot accept them all.

Presentation expectations:

Preference will be given to presentations that are not brand specific or promote a certain brand or product. Presentations should be objective and not used as a sales opportunity. We do offer a comprehensive Partnership program that offers members and the community an opportunity to pay to market and showcase your product/service. For more information contact Sharon Griffis, Executive Director at

Successful Guest Speakers agree to the following:

  • Provide timely marketing material including headshot, bio, and presentation topic and abstract.
  • Attend any pre-event briefing sessions
  • Present the pre-agreed presentation content
  • Work with a/v requirements

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