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real Leaders Top KEYNOTE SPEAKER


Early-Bird Deadline: May 1st, 2024

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Speaker Bundle

Winners Receive $20,500 of Media Value

EXPOSURE in real leaders magazine

Be discovered by new businesses and investors in Real Leaders magazine. ($17,000 media value).

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Leverage the Real Leaders stamp of approval to get on bigger stages ($500 value).

speak at Real Leaders Unite 2025

Be invited to speak at the 2025 Real Leaders UNITE to build lasting connections with Top Impact Investors, CEOs, Speakers, and Coaches. ($3,000 ticket value).

Early-Bird Rate: $95 ($100 Savings)

Award requirements

The Real Leaders Impact Awards rank the Top Impact Companies, Investors, Speakers, and Coaches. The winners of are then invited to attend Real Leaders UNITE 2025. Each award have their own requirements, below are the requirements to be eligible to win a Top Keynote Speaker award.

real experience

Must hold the highest position in your company (CEO, President, Managing Director, etc.) OR be a full-time speaker.


Must provide proof of speech, podcast, articles, or online community following to demonstrate your thought leadership.


Clearly demonstrate the change you're trying to inspire with your voice.

How we rank

  1. Entry Score

Real Leaders editors score each individual entry based on their influence, community size, and impact.

2. Audition Rounds 

Qualified speakers are then judged by panelists.

3. Community Input 

Qualified audition speakers who move forward will be invited to speak in front of the Real Leaders CEO community.

Key Dates

April 1

Applications open. Early-bird pricing $95.

May 1

Normal Pricing: $195

June 1

Entry deadline

June 14-28

Audition Rounds

July 5

UNITE 2025 Speakers Announcement

February 3-4

Real Leaders UNITE 2025

April 1, 2025

Real Leaders Top Keynote Speakers magazine on newsstands

Selected winners from this year’s Top Keynote Speakers list will be invited to speak at Real Leaders® UNITE 2025. Below are the speakers from last year’s event in San Diego, CA.

Enter before June 1st

Maximize your speaking opportunities in 2025 to grow your business, expand your connections, and inspire a movement.