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Be part of the world’s largest and most inclusive programme of forward-thinking leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, policy makers, artists, academics and activists.
Why Speak at CogX Festival?

CogX Festival’s curated agenda brings together over 500 speakers to provide diverse views and deep domain expertise.  Our selected speakers represent the very latest thinking from the brightest minds across our 10+ core programmes. Speaking opportunities range across our stages from 20 min keynotes and firesides, to panel sessions and technical deep-dives. Successful applicants will receive:

A speaking slot at the 2023 Festival

The opportunity to move the needle and help drive positive change with the world’s biggest professional community for impact and change

Promotion of your session through the CogX Festival channels

A 3 Day Speaker Pass (Worth £4995)

Access to our Leaders Lounge

Access to Press and PR opportunities

Meet Peers, investors, VCs, mentors, startups and future collaborators

Additional Speaker Benefits

As a Speaker you’ll be at the heart of all the action at the Festival.

Access to our CogX Leaders Lounge

High quality video recording of the session

The very best curated matchmaking opportunities through the Festival App and curated Speaker events

Access to Press and PR opportunities

Masterclasses & Mentoring opportunities

Unparalleled Reach

Speak to the largest audience of its kind with up to 90,000 visitors and over a million online views

Global Media Coverage

Journalists from the world’s leading media outlets including live broadcasts and official media partners (CNBC and Wired in 2022)

Shape Agendas

Engage with political, business, arts, media and technology leaders to help shape global and regional agendas

A Platform for Ideas

Amplify your cause, share your work, or spotlight your organisation and help ‘get the next 10 years right’

How to apply as a CogX Festival speaker 

Follow these 4 easy steps to apply

Step 1.
Complete the Form

Fill in the form below with details about you as a speaker including your areas of interest, expertise or even session suggestions. Don’t forget to attach links to any recent news articles, publications or recent speaking engagements and include your company/personal website link. Submit your application.

Step 2.
Assessment & Selection

The CogX Editorial Team will review your application and get back to you within 3 weeks of your submission. If you are successful the CogX Editorial Team will work closely with you on a suitable speaking opportunity/session.

Step 3.
Get the most out of attending

The CogX Editorial Team will help guide you through all stages of the CogX journey to ensure that you maximise your time before, at and after the festival.

Step 4.
Take part in CogX Festival 2023

Speak at the Festival, attend sessions, enjoy our side events programme, meet peers, press and audiences.

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