MAY 24 - 26, 2022

The 2022 Community-Led Summit

The virtual event for builders and leaders in community-led companies. 100% free.

3 DAYS, 24 - 26 MAY 2022, 25+ SPEAKERS, 15 SESSIONS
3 DAYS, 24 - 26 MAY 2022, 25+ SPEAKERS, 15 SESSIONS
3 DAYS, 24 - 26 MAY 2022, 25+ SPEAKERS, 15 SESSIONS
3 DAYS, 24 - 26 MAY 2022, 25+ SPEAKERS, 15 SESSIONS
3 DAYS, 24 - 26 MAY 2022, 25+ SPEAKERS, 15 SESSIONS
3 DAYS, 24 - 26 MAY 2022, 25+ SPEAKERS, 15 SESSIONS
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Meet our speakers

Hear from these amazing community experts and builders during our 3-day learning extravaganza!

Willa Tellekson-Flash

Director of Community
Public.com

Jephtah "Jeph" Abu

Community Manager | DEI Advocate
Cerulean blue

Nivi Achanta

Founder and Party Sorceress
Soapbox Project

Shana Sumers

Senior Manager, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Communities
HubSpot

Makisa Bronson

Crypto Growth Operator
Digital Currency Group

Moschoula Kramvousanou

CEO
SlashData

Laurie Aquilante Faiola

VP of Community-Led Growth
HubSpot

Sofia Rodriguez Mata

Director, Community
Venafi

Victoria Cumberbatch

Community Strategist & Advisor
Self Employed

Bri Leever

Community Architect
Ember

Gustave Sauveroche

Head of International Community Launch
Reddit

Karina Morado

Community Stakeholder
C School Graduate

Alex Shebar

Event Lead
Product Hunt

Jon Dick

SVP, Marketing
HubSpot

Taylor Harrington

Head of Community
Groove

En Canada

Head of Community
Wonderverse

Kelly Schott

Manager, Community Programs
Pragmatic Institute

Danielle Maveal

Chief Community Officer
Burb

Evan Hamilton

Director of Community
HubSpot

Omotola Eunice Omotayo

Community Manager & CM lead
Outreachy & She Code Africa

Danielle Farage

Work Futurist
Danielle Farage, LLC

Brian Oblinger

SVP, New Products
Commsor

Tessa Kriesel

Head of Platform Developer Relations
Snap

Amanda Martin

Head of Community
Unbounce

Jocelyn Hsu

Director, Creator Community
Picsart

Marcie Walker

Head of Community Engagement
Gatheround

Nikki Thibodeau

Senior Community Strategist
Shopify

Melody Hahm

Head of Community & Platform
Harlem Capital
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Summit Schedule

3 DAYS, 24 - 26 MAY 2022, 25+ SPEAKERS, 15 SESSIONS

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
DJ Asha
SPEAKER SESSION

Day 1 Opening Tunes

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12:00 p.m. - 12:05 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Mac Reddin
Founder & CEO, Commsor
SPEAKER SESSION

Day 1 Welcoming Remarks

Kick off the day with a quick word from the Founder and CEO of The Community Club & Commsor

12:05 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Brian Oblinger
SVP, New Product, Commsor
SPEAKER SESSION

What is Community-Led?

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn what it means to be Community-Led
Attendees uncover the connection between ‘community-led’ and ‘cross-functional impact

12:40 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
En Canada
Head of Community, Wonderverse
Alex Shebar
Event Lead, Product Hunt
Makisa Bronson
Crypto Growth Operator
Emily Drewry
Director of Marketing, Voice
PANEL DISCUSSION

WTF are NFTs: A Conversations About The Rise of Web3 & NFTs

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn about engagement methods and opportunities with NFTs and their communities
Attendees learn about web2 companies that are building web3 communities
Attendees uncover similarities and differences between web2 and web3 communities
Attendees learn what is both exciting and challenging about web3
Attendees learn the basic of what it would take to start their own web3 communities and the value that can be achieved

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Amanda Martin
Head of Community, Unbounce
SPEAKER SESSION

Creating A Community-Led Strategy

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn what it means to be community-led
Attendees consider what questions and stakeholders needs to be considered before creating a strategy
Attendees learn a basic process for developing and evaluating a C-LED Strategy

2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Nikki Thibodeau
Senior Community Strategist, Shopify
SPEAKER SESSION

Offer Negotiation 101 for Community Managers

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn a basic strategy for offer negotiation (i.e. always negotiate, have your why, determine a walk-away point)
Attendees learn how to consider an offer as a whole vs. just negotiating salary
Attendees learn which skills are most transferable/valuable for CMs and how they can leverage that to negotiate

3:10 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Victoria Cumberbatch
Community Strategist & Advisor
Bri Leever
Community Architect, Ember
SPEAKER SESSION

Creating Community OKRs

Key takeaways include:
The key difference between goals & OKRs
Common metrics of success in community management
Cross-functional impact of other teams on the development of goals/OKRs
Measuring the success of your community management in other areas of the business

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

Community-Led Career Fair

Exclusively for Community Curious ticket holders, connect with Community-Led employers hiring for entry-level Community Management roles! Learn about the companies, hear the details of open roles, and chat directly with employees!

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
DJ Asha
SPEAKER SESSION

Day 2 Opening Tunes

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12:00 p.m. - 12:05 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Naya Joseph
Community Events Manager, Commsor
SPEAKER SESSION

Day 2 Welcoming Remarks

We'll be kicking off each day with a quick word from our Community Events Manager, Naya

12:05 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Kelly Schott
Manager of Community Programs, Pragmatic Institure
SPEAKER SESSION

Hiring Your First Community Manager

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn what considerations to make when building a JD
Attendees learn basic interview skills and questions that would be most useful when assessing a CM
Attendees learn how to craft a compelling and attractive offer

12:40 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Moschoula Kramvousanou
CEO, SlashData
Tessa Kriesel
Head of Platform Developer Relations
PANEL SESSION

DevRel: How Technical Communities Can Maximize Impact & Success

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn what DevRel is and how it relates to CM
Attendees learn how DevRel programs can drive impact across various business functions and areas

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Shana Sumers
Senior Manager, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Communities, HubSpot
Jon Dick
SVP of Marketing, HubSpot
Laurie Aquilante Faiola
VP of Community-Led Growth, HubSpot
Evan Hamilton
Director of Community, HubSpot
SPEAKER SESSION

Better Together: A Panel Conversation with HubSpot's Community-Led Growth Team

Key takeaways include:
Attendees hear from members of HubSpot’s newly formed Community-Led Growth team
Attendees learn processes for streamlining communication and workflows between departments
Attendees hear of exciting opportunities and new challenges the team has uncovered as they collaborate

2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Danielle Farage
Work Futurist
Sofía Rodríguez Mata
Director of Community, Venafi
Marcie Walker
Head of Community Engagement, Gatheround
SPEAKER SESSION

Effective People Management for Community Team Leaders

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn how to set themselves and their direct reports up for success early on in their roles
Attendees learn how to prepare their Community team to meet organizational goals and facilitate delegation, cross-functional collaboration, etc.
Attendees learn about the important of 1:1s and an easy-to-replicate outline/structure

3:10 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Jocelyn Hsu
Director of Creator Community, Picsart
Willa Tellekson-Flash
Director of Community, Public.com
SPEAKER SESSION

Collaborating with Leadership

Key takeaways include:
Examples of organization-wide goals or metrics that Community can impact
Getting buy-in from the leadership team
Effective collaboration techniques and strategies within your organization

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

Community-Led Career Fair

Exclusively for Community Curious ticket holders, connect with Community-Led employers hiring for entry-level Community Management roles! Learn about the companies, hear the details of open roles, and chat directly with employees!

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
DJ Asha
SPEAKER SESSION

Day 3 Opening Tunes

🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 🎵 🎶 

12:00 p.m. - 12:05 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Naya Joseph
Community Events Manager, Commsor
SPEAKER SESSION

Day 3 Welcoming Remarks

We'll be kicking off each day with a quick word from our Community Events Manager, Naya

12:05 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Gustave Sauveroche
Head of International Community Launch, Reddit
SPEAKER SESSION

Ready to Scale: Launching & Growing International Communities

Key takeaways include:
Attendees hear how Reddit is launching and scaling international communities
Attendees hear how to manage unexpected challenges
Attendees learn tips and strategies for collaborating with local community members to scale their efforts

12:40 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Omotola Eunice Omotayo
Community Manager, Outreachy
Jephtah Abu
Community Manager, Cerulean Blue
Karina Morado
Community Stakeholder
Melody Hahm
Head of Community & Platform, Harlem Capital
SPEAKER SESSION

Building Inclusive Communities

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn what DEIB is and why it’s so important when building communities
Attendees learn of starting point considerations that they can make to make their communities even just a bit more accessible and inclusive

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Taylor Harrington
Head of Community, Groove
SPEAKER SESSION

Product Design With Community in Mind

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn about Groove and your processes for building a community-led product
Attendees learn how you collaborate with your Product/Engineering team to maximize impact and success
Attendees learn tangible strategies and takeaways for building their own community-led products

2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Nivi Achanta
Founder & Party Sorceress, Soapbox Project
SPEAKER SESSION

Building Your First MVC

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn what an MVC is and why it’s so important
Attendees learn the basics for creating and evaluating their first MVC     

3:10 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. ET
PRESENTED BY
Danielle Maveal
Chief Community Officer, Burb
SPEAKER SESSION

Communicating Community ROI

Key takeaways include:
Attendees learn how to gain buy-in from relevant stakeholders
Attendees learn what quantitative and qualitative data and information can effectively communicate ROI for online communities
Attendees learn how to leverage their unique skills and tools to build strong, successful communities and teams

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

Silent Disco After Party

An optional Turn.table session/Silent Disco Party for attendees!