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Our speakers have gone on to get paid speaking gigs, TEDx talks, documentaries, book deals, press, and more! 


We help mission-driven, heart-centered speakers, authors, coaches, and entrepreneurs, create powerful, inspirational, and transformative performances so that they can build their brand and make a massive impact.

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​Speaker Slam® is North America's Largest Inspirational Speaking Competition

where the skill of public speaking meets the thrill of competition.

Our Inspirational Speaking Competition features competitors going head to head and heart to heart, to deliver inspirational speeches based on a monthly theme with a chance of winning prizes valued up to $5000.

What People Are Saying

Mike Shoreman

"Winning Speaker Slam changed me forever! My speech went viral and my life has never been the same. It's given my voice bigger meaning. Recently, I did an interview on Global News because none of this would've happened without taking the stage at Speaker Slam."

Gina Hatzis

"My life has completely shifted since competing at Speaker Slam. I've connected with speaking opportunities, had TEDx offers, and paid speaking opportunities. I've been featured on Goalcast, which has reached over 35 million people worldwide. I think more than anything, it's connected me with my purpose."

Lindsay Rae D'Ottavio

"Speaker Slam was an amazing experience for me, it allowed me to create a powerful speech, and a brand building video that really represented who I am. I was able to use that video as the foundation of my TEDx. This is such a loving and supportive community of individuals who truly exist to inspire and motivate."

Welcome to the Online Competition!

Current Theme: Body Beautiful

Craft a powerful speech on the theme and compete for a prize package valued at over $5000 courtesy of our stellar judges that includes coaching, mentorship, courses, books and more plus a phenomenal brand building Signature Video courtesy of Speaker Slam!


Deadline to Compete By:

Video submissions are due by this date. We recommend signing up earlier to get all the necessary information

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Make 2023 the year you leave your mark!

Wondering if this is for you?

Maybe you’ve said …


 Now, more than ever, we are looking for human connection. Create and share a speech that is important to you and connect with likeminded people. Your community is out there!




You have a message that’s close to your heart and you deserve an audience. Compete today and share your speech with our expert judges and passionate community. Your message matters!



Are you a coach, speaker, author or entrepreneur in a sea of the same? Are you looking to build your personal brand? Stand out online with a powerful video that shows your potential clients exactly who you are!





During this Online Competition Experience, you’ll discover your personal message and find out how to use inspirational speaking and video to create authentic connections within your community.

"Hey, we're Dan & Rina the Co-Founders of Speaker Slam!


It's been the JOY of a lifetime watching our Speakers catapult into greatness. We are here to guide you through this experience. Check out our video and find out why we're your new best friends đź™‚


It's your time to shine - don't waste one more moment!"

6 Reasons to Compete

Each speech is an opportunity to get clear on your message to the world and to use your voice to inspire, elevate and empower.  Don't miss one single opportunity to make your message matter!

The competition is there to fuel your fire. Challenge yourself to be the best and to continually get better! Feel the adrenaline and revel in the glory of making it into our Top 10 as you journey to the Grand Slam. 

Win a life-changing prize package valued up to $5000 that can include coaching, mentorship, courses, and more and a phenomenal brand building Signature Video courtesy of Speaker Slam! 

Move on to the Grand Slam in November, when the best speakers of the year return. This is your opportunity to potentially become the Inspirational Speaker of the Year and win a prize package valued up to $10,000+

Compete at Speaker Slam and build a portfolio of speeches that align with your brand and show the world who you really are.  Connect with your community and clients through your speaking.

Use your speech as the foundation of a TEDx, include it in a video reel, create a workshop based on your content and add it to your website. Your success can garner press and paid speaking opportunities.

Sam Demma

"Since speaking at Speaker Slam, I have met so many new people. I have gotten over a dozen speaking engagements, whether that be at high schools, camps, or conferences. And to top it all off just recently I got asked to speak at a TEDx event because of my involvement with Speaker Slam"

Shirin Ariff

"My life has never been the same ever since I first stood up on stage at Speaker Slam. I have been speaking at various other speaking events and platforms. I completed writing my book because I was so empowered by the love and appreciation of the community at Speaker Slam."

Armin Shafee

"Ever since I competed in Speaker Slam, my speaking career has absolutely catapulted. I've got to meet incredible people. I've got to perfect my craft from stages. I've even written some of my best award-winning speeches because I was competing in this beautiful competition"


Step 1: Register for the competition. Join our online community and introduce yourself.

Step 2: Visit the online portal for useful tips and information so you can create the best speech possible. 

Step 3: Reflect on the competition theme and create your 4-minute Inspirational Speech.

Step 4: Record your speech and submit by the deadline.

Step 5: Your speech will be reviewed and scored by the Speaker Slam team. Find out if you have what it takes to make it to the competition!

Step 6: If you make it through to the Top 10, you will compete for our $5000 prize package by performing live in front of the judges!

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Judging Criteria

The speech will be scored out a 100 points from the following categories:

Storytelling (30 pts)

  • Powerful personal story
  • Vivid and descriptive
  • Entertaining
  • Relevant learnings from story

Universal Message (20 pts)

  • Powerful and meaningful message
  • Strong moral to the story
  • Great learnings
  • Message worth sharing

Transformative (15 pts)

  • Inspiring and Impactful
  • Shows a journey and a resolution
  • Highlights an evolution for the speaker
  • Helps transform the audience

Personal Brand Building (15 pts)

  • Demonstrates a speaker's values
  • A clear vision of the speaker’s identity
  • Captures the essence of the speaker
  • Supports a speaker’s vision and brand

Presentation (10 pts)

  • Vocal variety
  • Body Language and performance
  • Compelling use of language
  • Powerful word selection

Authenticity (10 pts)

  • Sincere
  • Genuine
  • Real and not contrived
  • Relatable

Calling All Heart-Centered Entrepreneurs, Coaches, Speakers, And Authors Who Want To Build Their Brand And Make A Massive Impact


Make Your Message Matter in our Online Competition

This is your opportunity to build your personal brand and inspire your community with your powerful storytelling and profound wisdom while going head to head and heart to heart with competitors from around the world.

Win a prize package valued at over $5000 courtesy of our stellar judges that includes coaching, mentorship, courses, books and more and a phenomenal brand building Signature Video courtesy of Speaker Slam!


Make 2023 the year you leave your mark!


Inspire your community, make an impact, live your legacy and build your personal brand with the power of Inspirational Speaking.


Benefits of Competing

Make an Impact

Use your voice to inspire others and leave your legacy. You have valuable lessons to share and you have a chance to make a difference in the world.

Build your Brand

Connect with your community and potential clients. Show them who you really are. Let your competition entry reflect your values and heart.


Prizes and Opportunities

Win a prize package valued up to $5000, plus a Speaker Slam Signature Video and earn your way into the Grand Slam in November.


Join fellow coaches, teachers, speakers, authors and entrepreneurs on this journey.

These are your people!  

Are you next?


We wanted to provide a platform for people to shine in their brilliance and be seen and heard.

We watched as our speakers gave winning performances that created countless life-changing opportunities.


We witnessed them elevate and redefine their personal brands, creating new, empowering businesses.


And we saw them leveraging their success to birth movements and build momentum that catapulted them to greatness.


Are you ready?


By the end of this Competition Experience

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