Park Street University Speaker Guidelines Bar Convent Brooklyn 2022

What we are looking for:

Speakers to share best practices, ideas, and innovations that will benefit the members of the professional beverage alcohol community both domestically and internationally. 
Presenters should provide cutting-edge information designed to keep the audience up-to-date on trends, help them gain a fresh perspective, and enhance their skill set.


The primary audience is brand owners seeking guidance for the U.S. market. We prioritize quality over quantity both in our content and in our audience.

Session lengths and A/V:

Each speaker will get 10-15 minutes for a presentation, and participate in a 15-20 minute Q&A

Speaker Benefits:

  • Gain professional and personal recognition as a subject matter expert
  • Enhance the name recognition of your company 
  • Pass on knowledge and skills to your industry peers
  • Receive a complimentary pass to Bar Convent Brooklyn

Speaker Responsibilities

Speakers must agree to submit contracts, bios, photos, videos, and presentations by the deadlines.

Speakers must agree to help promote their session at Bar Convent Brooklyn through emails, videos, social media and/or other avenues.

Submission guidelines:

Be creative, thorough, and informative, and make sure to tailor your presentation to the audience.  The most successful Park Street University presentations include applicable guidance and materials for the target audience. 

Educational content must be commercial-free and vendor neutral.  Speakers are discouraged from promoting their company or product in the education program.

Session Topic Areas:

  • Business, Leadership & Legal 
  • Future of the Industry & Industry Trends
  • Community & Society (Sustainability, Diversity, etc.

Review process:

Park Street’s team will review all submissions and approve each session in order to improve the quality, diversity, and range of the program. The panel consists of industry experts that provide a great cross-section of experience and communities. They will contact you and let you know if your submission has been accepted and you will receive further information.

Submissions will be evaluated on:

  • the speaker's expertise
  • the quality and appropriateness of subject matter for the target audience
  • precision of description of learning objectives/ key takeaways
  • sufficient breadth and depth of information on the topic
  • potential to improve the knowledge and skills of audience
  • fit to length of the sessions
  • originality, relevance/ importance and innovation level of presentation

The committee makes sure that the presentation aligns with the overarching conference content strategy and offers a variety of topics. Bar Convent Brooklyn seeks to promote inclusion and celebrate diversity, and welcomes all submissions.  

If you have questions please contact Emily Pennington, Park Street Content Manager at