2022 Call for Speakers

Thank you for your interest in presenting a breakout session(s) at the 2022 Bakersfield Women’s Business Conference. 

#BWBC2022 will be on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at the Mechanics Bank Convention Center in Bakersfield.  Our theme for the conference is Embrace All That Is You.

We are honored to receive interest from people from all over the country to speak to our 1,000+ attendees. This year we have 10 in-person workshops and 10 virtual workshops available.

These 45-minute workshops focus on: Business/Finance • Career Consultation • Health & Wellness• Leadership & Management • Personal Growth • Professional Development and more

Although we are unable to provide honorariums to our speakers, we will provide a hotel room for those traveling from outside of Kern County. We invite all speakers to our luncheon and provide a complimentary ticket for speakers and a discounted ticket rate for assistants.

For those interested in presenting at BWBC 2022, we ask that you complete the application below for review and consideration. Proposals received prior to November 1, 2021, will receive priority consideration. If there is a potential opportunity for you to participate as a speaker, you will be contacted for further discussion, and everyone who submits will be contacted either way by January 7, 2022.


Workshop Speaker Application Timeline

•  Online applications will be open until November 15 with priority consideration given to those submitted prior to November 1.

•  Review and requests for interviews from November 15 – December 15.

•  Notification of decision between December 15 – January 7.

We ask that before you apply, you can commit to the conference dates and block them in your calendar until you receive notification of selection.

We look forward to reviewing your application!

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