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ENGAGE 2020 IASB Convention
ENGAGE 2020 IASB Convention

4/16/2020 to 4/18/2020

When: April 16-18, 2020
Where: Miami, Florida  
United States

Phone: 480-839-1423


March 16 - This event is being postponed to a date to be determined later this year - please view the Official Notice here and then check out the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.  



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Why You Should Attend

This premiere event of the year is the largest gathering of speaker bureau, agency and speaker management professionals in the world.  The annual convention provides members with unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and build relationships. The IASB Convention is a MUST ATTEND event of the year for owners and employees of companies that operate as speakers bureau, lecture agency or speaker management company.  Top reasons for attending include:

  • Experience customized content for owners and agents presented by industry experts and thought leaders.
  • Engage in face-to-face networking opportunities and build prosperous professional relationships.
  • Take away new techniques, business practices and innovative strategies for growing your business.


Speakers & Sessions

Featuring thought leaders and content experts from around the world combined with peer-led learning sessions designed to foster knowledge, engagement and collaboration.


Featuring a robust line-up of both formal and informal learning opportunities as well as fun, engaging social events designed to help attendees meet their industry colleagues.  Below is the tentative schedule overview - click here for more info.  


2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.



2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.


8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


 **Included in registration fee; advance registration required - see registration form.

+Special Invitation Only.


Special thanks to our Program Partners!



Interested in being a Partner for this program? Click here or contact Marie via email or phone +1 480-839-1423.

Registration Rates

Attendance is open to employees of IASB Members and individuals from non-member companies* that meet the current membership guidelines and apply by the deadline indicated below.  There is a discount for additional attendees from the same Member company.  Attendee Registration includes all the sessions and meals served as part of the program including: Thu Reception; Fri Lunch; Fri Reception; Sat Breakfast; Sat Lunch; Sat Reception & Dinner.  Payment is due by March 25.

After March 25, prices increase by $100 (and payment is due upon registration).

   Full Registration 1-Day Registration
 Member (1st Person):  $795 $399
 Member (Additional from same company):  $695 $349
 NonMember*  Must Apply by February 15  $995 N/A

*NonMember companies must meet the current membership eligibility requirements in order to attend the convention and must apply through the online registration process - see registration form for more details or contact the IASB office. 

Note: Substitutions of individuals are permitted at any time provided the individual substituting is employed by a Member or Non-Member Company. Cancellations are permitted at any time.  Cancellations received in writing (email to by March 25 will be entitled to a full refund.




This year's convention is being held at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.  The IASB room block has single and a limited amount of double occupancy rooms at a nightly rate of $279+* USD.  Marriott Rewards Members will receive complimentary WiFi in the guest rooms (Not a member? Join here).   Rooms are on a space-available basis until March 25, 2020. 

*Based on availability.  Rates are exclusive of tax and the optional destination amenity fee (currently $20). Please refer to the reservation policies when making the reservation for additional information including cancellation and additional charges. 

Note: As part of the registration confirmation process, attendees will be provided with an email containing a link to reserve a room in the group block.  If you have registered but did not receive the email with the reservation link or need assistance, please contact the IASB office.  


Airport & Ground Transportation

The closest airport is Miami International Airport (MIA) which is serviced by major airlines. The hotel is located approximately 9 miles (25 minutes) from the airport. There are a variety of ground transport options including hired (taxi), shared (Lyft/Uber) and public transportation - visit the airport website for more info.



A Passport is required to enter the United States. A visa may also be required - visit here (link goes to the US State Department) to determine if a visa is needed and how to obtain one.  If you are an IASB Member and require a Letter of Invitation (or similar document) from IASB, please contact the IASB Office prior to March 15. 



Enjoy strong branding and enhanced visibility in a focused environment as a Sponsor at the premiere gathering of representatives from companies around the world that connect speakers to audiences, the IASB Annual Conference. Space is limited! Our Packages Sell Out Quickly! Reserve Your Opportunity Today!  We have a variety of opportunities designed to maximize your experience and exposure, including packages, event hosts, room drops and program/event app advertising.


Contact Marie in the IASB Office for more info.
Note: Application & Artwork deadline is March 1st.


Need Assistance?

If you have a question, please contact the IASB office at (480) 839-1423 or


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