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2022 Distinguished Speakers


May 4-7, 2022

Congratulations! Your session was accepted for the 2022 Conference & Exposition. Below is the checklist and timeline for your materials. The PowerPoint template will be available by February 28, 2022, that you will use when creating your visual presentation. ​​

Speaker Materials/Forms:​​

Social Media - Suggested copy:

  • "I'm Presenting" Image - We have created an image to be used  in your social media. Please add #WeAreCAI and #CommunityNOW​
  • I'm excited to present/speak at the 2022 CAI Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW, live from Orlando. #WeAreCAI #CommunityNOW
  • Join me as I take center stage at the 2022 CAI Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW, live from Orlando. #WeAreCAI #CommunityNOW​
  • Don't be left out! Join me at the 2022 CAI Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW, live from Orlando. #WeAreCAI #CommunityNOW​
  • ​Always tag CAI @CAIsocial. 

​Be sure to follow CAI on our platforms so you can share any of our posts, too.

Handouts are due:​

Email outlines, handouts, and PowerPoint presentations to Holly Carson (hcarso​ via email. Refer to the "Speakers Packet" for expectations and suggestions when creating materials. We will review all presentations before they are considered final.​


  • Annual Conference Registration - Online registration​
  • Use discount code: 22SPKRAC in the shopping cart. Speaker registration discounted rate=$340

Speakers need to register if planning to attend the Annual Conference. Registration is discounted at $299. The registration for Conference includes access to the conference Platform & App, all educations sessions, post-conference recordings of all sessions, Online Document Library, lunches, and a reception on Wednesday and a dinner on Friday evening. 

Speaker's Webinar

If you are a first-time presenter you are required to listen to  a 30-minute, pre-recorded webinar on presentation techniques.

Conference Online Document Library

The Conference is a paper-free event. All handouts will be provided in an online document library (in advance for download) and on the Conference Platform & App. ​

Copyrighted Documents in your materials:

If you have any documents that are copyrighted you have a few options:

  1. Print up to 150 words and add a hyperlink to the online source
  2. Provide just the hyperlinks
  3. Secure copyright permission (for electronic reprint) and email that to me,

If you do have copyright permission:

a. Send me a copy of the permission granted to You need to add the following in the footer of each page, “Reprinted with permission from Name of company or association. No further distribution or reprinting allowed without permission from the original copyright holder."

b. You need to confirm it can be added to our online document library for advance download. ​

Use of Copyright Images and Music during your presentation - questions:

  1. Can you have music at your presentation?
  2. Yes, but it must be on the BMI music licensing approved website
  3. Can you have copyrighted cartoons or images in you PowerPoint presentation?
    a. Yes, because your live session is for education purposes you can have copyrighted images in your PowerPoint
    b. ​CAI will remove the cartoon for the distributed materials