10 Sep WHAT DO ROUNDTABLE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS KEEP FINDING THEMSELVES TALKING ABOUT?
Roundtable keynote speakers typically discuss topics that lend themselves well to an interactive, discussion-based format. General themes include:
- Economic and business shifts – The thought leader presents data and analysis on key trends, challenges, and opportunities in the industry. Participants then discuss alongside the roundtable keynote speaker how the trends apply to their own organizations.
- Leadership skills – A facilitator shares frameworks and research on skills like communication, collaboration, conflict resolution, etc. The group then exchanges stories and strategies for leading teams.
- Diversity and inclusion – With the roundtable keynote speakers facilitating, the participants have an open dialogue about diversity efforts in their organizations, challenges faced, and best practices.
- Innovation – Thought leaders offer models for innovation and have the group discuss real-world examples of driving innovation in products, services, business models, etc.
- Organizational culture – Participants work alongside roundtable keynote speakers to connect on approaches for building positive workplace cultures, especially regarding remote or hybrid work arrangements.
- Workforce dynamics – Multi-generational workforces, AI/automation, the role of data – the speaker provides context for these issues and the roundtable allows perspectives to be shared.
- Workplace wellbeing – Practices for reducing stress, supporting mental health, improving work-life balance, and related topics are exchanged by roundtable keynote speakers and attendees.
The interactive format allows executives and leaders to learn from each other’s experiences around a theme presented by the roundtable keynote speaker. It facilitates idea-sharing on pressing real-world issues.