RecFest 2022



Calling All Storytellers

RecFest UK & USA:
Apply to Speak Form

RecFest continues to set the standard for Talent Acquisition events in the UK and is finally venturing across the pond to host the very first RecFest in Nashville, Tennessee.

Speakers at RecFest get to talk to an knowledge-hungry audience, eagerly awaiting to hear the latest TA Trends and Topics. RecFest also hosts its speakers and audience in a relaxed-professional manner, with talks taking place in unique stages built for the festival experience.

For the speakers that wish to be part of the celebration and tell their stories, RecFest is an experience like no other – and we and our attendees want to hear your story. Learn more and apply to speak below.

Why should you speak at one of our 2023 events?
  • You will gain increased visibility and have a higher profile within the Talent Acquisition community.
  • Knowing that your story and expertise will have helped individuals in the audience is a highly rewarding experience.
  • All speakers will feature on our Website and other promotion (Email Marketing & Social etc). This includes your video available on demand (if you so wish!)
  • You will get to rub shoulders with our industry’s leaders and trailblazers in our exclusive VIP area.
What are we looking for in a speaker?
  • Unique content: Is this something different?
  • Relatable content: Is this something that will resonate with the audience?
  • Actionable: Is this something the audience will be able to use?
  • Someone who is willing to be an active and enthusiastic participant in the promotion of the event and their own session

Speaking Submissions now Closed

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Previous RecFest Speakers

Cath Possamai

Cath Possamai

Talent Acquisition Director - EMEA & APAC - Stores @ Amazon

AJ Thomas

AJ Thomas

Chaos Pilot @ X, the Moonshot Factory (@ Alphabet)

Samantha Ramsay

Samantha Ramsay

Head of Experienced Hire (UK&I) @ EY

Will Dempsey

Will Dempsey

Director, Global Talent Acquisition @ AstraZeneca

Torin Ellis

Torin Ellis

Principal @ The Torin Ellis Brand

John Vlastelica

John Vlastelica

CEO & Founder @ Recruiting Toolbox, Inc.

Salma Rashad El Hamalawy

Salma Rashad El Hamalawy

Global Head of Executive Talent Acquisition @ Johnson & Johnson

Jen Candee

Jen Candee

Global Head of Talent Acquisition Strategy @ Cargill

George LaRocque

George LaRocque

Founder @ WorkTech

Bill Boorman

Bill Boorman

RecFest Legend & Founder of Tru