Final 31 May 18:00-20:00 EEST

Join Us to Find Out Who Wins the Speaker Contest 2022

We have now hosted all of the semifinal rounds and 6 finalists have been voted to continue to the last phase of the contest.

We warmly welcome you to join the Speaker Contest final online on the 31st of May to help select our next speaker!

While waiting for the final, you can enjoy the recordings of the semifinal keynotes through the button below. Please note that the recordings of the winning semifinal speeches are not available. 


What Is the Speaker Contest?

Together with Nordic Business Forum, we host an annual Speaker Contest in which we hope to discover aspiring speakers and original concepts.

The winner of the contest will get to:

 Give a keynote in front of thousands of business leaders at Oslo Business Forum 2022, Nordic Business Forum 2022 and Amsterdam Business Forum 2022

Receive a speaking fee of 70,000€ for doing the 3 keynotes

The overarching theme of our 2022 events is Future-Focused Leadership. The contestants will share their ideas related to one of the following subthemes:

  •  Future of Work
  •  Culture 
  • Sustainability

Timeline of the contest

Application period: 

  • 4 January 2022 - 6 February 2022

Semifinal rounds: 

  • 10 March 2022: Helsinki Semifinals
  • 17 March 2022: Stockholm Semifinals
  • 24 March 2022: Tallinn Semifinals
  • 31 March 2022: Amsterdam Semifinals
  • 4 April 2022: Oslo Semifinals

Note: You may apply to any of the above regardless of your country of origin.
All qualifying rounds will be held remotely and contestants will dial in. 

The Final: 

  • 31 May 2022


Note: If possible, the final will be held live, either in Helsinki or Amsterdam. 









"It was such a privilege to go head-to-head with other great speakers and to ultimately win the competition. I highly recommend participating – you’ll learn a lot about yourself in the process!"

Anssi Rantanen

Winner of speaker contest 2019

Meet Previous Winners

Find out more about the winners of 2018 and 2019, who made it through the Speaker Contest, winning a spot on stage at our main event.

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