Bring Your Brilliance. What Impact Will You Have on Your Sales Comp Peers?

Intense global competition is driving demand for top-tier sales talent and state-of-the-art compensation strategies. Today’s sales compensation professionals need sophisticated solutions that generate real results. This is where you come in.  

WorldatWork’s Sales Comp’24 conference in San Francisco, August 19-21, is your chance to help enlighten forward-looking sales compensation professionals discover solutions that deliver real impact to their organizations. Share your knowledge and expand your professional network, while enjoying complimentary registration to the premier global sales compensation conference. You will also earn credits towards renewing your WorldatWork certification. 

Submit a proposal to deliver a session that heightens insights for those in sales compensation, sales operations and sales analytics on motivating their sales forces, fortifying plan alignment with organizational goals and producing measurable returns. Bring your knowledge to share stories of success, conquering challenges, lessons learned, and wisdom won. They want to hear from you!   

Go to the Applicant Resource Center for information and tools to help you craft a stand-out submission, or if you're ready, click the Complete a Submission button below.

Submissions are due by March 20 at 5:00pm PT. If you have any questions, please reach out to

Our Commitment

We are committed to embracing diversity in all of its forms at WorldatWork events. WorldatWork has pledged to increase diversity in terms of gender, nationality, experience, and thought in our speaker lineups in 2024, and we are passionate about welcoming a broad array of voices. If you have not spoken at our event before, we encourage you to step forward and share your unique perspective. Your voice matters, and we value the richness that diverse experiences bring to our events. 

Frequently Asked Questions

We are so grateful to our speakers for both their time spent in preparation and their willingness to share their expertise. As a Sales Comp'24 speaker you will receive:

  • Visibility and recognition for you and your organization as a thought leader. 

  • A chance to give back to the profession and help peers devise solutions to current and emerging business challenges.

  • A complete, complimentary event registration so you can engage and network with attendees throughout the event. 

  • Access to exclusive, complimentary speaker coaching and resources to help bring your session to life. 

  • If you are a Practitioner, Academic, or Nonprofit Organization Representative and a WorldatWork member, WorldatWork will cover the costs of up to a two-night stay at a host hotel depending on your session format. Consultants and Service Providers are not eligible for lodging reimbursement. Speakers will be responsible for all other expenses.   

  • Earn WorldatWork recertification credits. 

  • Be available to present in-person at Sales Comp’24 during all of the scheduled programming times.  

    • Monday August 19, 2024, 9:00am – 4:00pm local time

    • Tuesday August 20, 2024, 9:00am – 3:30pm local time 

  • Create fresh, original, unique, and current content aimed to solve today’s problems. Please, no replays of webinars or other presentations. 

  • Tailor content and delivery to address participant needs.  

  • Attend speaker training and preparation meetings, be open to feedback, and meet all deadlines. For training, we will ask that at a minimum you will participate in the following:  

    • One group orientation session in April 2024.

    • One rehearsal or session review depending on your session format during May or June 2024.

  • Refrain from selling or lead generation in content sessions. WorldatWork offers several paid, sponsor-led sessions to feature your organization and showcase your solutions, as well as booth and networking opportunities. If interested, please get in touch with for more information about the opportunities or process.  

Our submission process is very competitive. The content advisory committee reviews and assesses proposals to determine selections based on the proposal clarity, quality, practical applicability, potential audience interest and enjoyment among other aspects. The learning objectives and session description provided are essential to the selection process. The committee relies on this information to understand the experience that will be delivered to attendees and is critical to the marketing of the event to ensure optimal attendance at your session. Speaker information is imperative to understand the speaking style, professional expertise and diversity of perspective. 

Additional information on selection criteria is here on the Applicant Resource Center page. 

The Applicant Resource Center has information about the types of questions you will answer as you complete your submission including topics, available session formats, and the types of speakers we accept. It also contains resources including a Planning Worksheet and information on Office Hours. 

We estimate it will take approximately 20 minutes to upload the requested information into the submission form. The amount of time it will take to craft answers to certain questions will depend on how developed your submission idea is before beginning the process. 

You can complete as many submissions as you like while the call is open; however, due to the limited number of speaking spots available, we encourage you to carefully craft each submission with a clear vision, strong application message, a voice of authority, and connection to the practitioner audience. The more specific and detailed your submission, the better. 

You can make edits to your submission anytime while the Call is still open. Click "Login" from the top menu, enter your email and password to enter your account, and select the submission you would like to edit.  

Yes. However, we ask that you receive confirmation from the presenter(s) that they are interested in speaking at Sales Comp'24 prior to submitting. Note that you will be required to provide all session and speaker details for the proposal. Intent to bring additional speaker/s will not be considered in the assessment of submission, only those whose details are provided will be considered as a voice and perspective to the submission.

  • Submit a complete proposal including names of all speakers who will be a part of the session. 
  • Before submitting a proposal to speak, make sure all speakers are available and holding the conference dates of August 19-21, 2024 until notified of your proposal status. 
  • Communicate the accept/decline status of the session proposal to all presenters.
  • Please note the submitter is considered the primary point of contact for each submission. All notifications associated with submissions will be sent only to the submitter.

Session placement will be included in your speaker contract. Room placements will be sent closer to the event. 

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