Speaker Resource Center

Congratulations – as an official rvatech/Speaker, help us spread the word you are speaking by using our ‘Speaker Promo Toolkit’. Please keep checking this page as timing and other details are subject to change leading up to the conference.

Get the Official ProductFest Conference PowerPoint Template

Download here!

Presentations may be created using the conference slide deck template.

AV Needs:

If you are submitting a presentation in advance, please submit here conference Google Drive here.

Promote You’re Speaking:

Simply download the assets you need for promotion on your website, email, newsletter, and social media.


Download an “I’m speaking at ProductFest” graphic for your website, emails, newsletters, or social posts.

1080×1080 Graphic

Download Graphic Here

Event Hashtags: #productfestrva #rvatech

Please make sure to tag @rvatechcouncil and use BOTH event hashtags in ALL your social media posts to allow for cross-promoting.

Social Media Copy:

We’ve put together some quick samples to use for your social media posts. Feel free to use them and elaborate, but the basics are in this to get you started.

Example #1

Excited to announce I'll be speaking at #ProductFestRVA on May 22nd in Richmond, VA! I'll be sharing my insights on [insert topic here] alongside a fantastic lineup of speakers.

Created for product managers, designers, & leaders, ProductFest is the East Coast's premier event for the product curious. Supercharge your product career at ProductFest - the conference that doesn't feel like one. Registration is now open! See you there!

Register today at www.rvatech.com/rvatech-events/productfest-2024

Example #2

I’m speaking at #ProductFestRVA on May 22nd in Richmond, VA. I can’t wait to be in the room with the greatest minds in the #product industry! Will you join me? Register today at www.rvatech.com/rvatech-events/productfest-2024

The rehearsal day schedule is as follows. We will quickly progress through any slide materials, confirm setup with A/V, and ensure you know where and when to enter the stage for your presentation.

  • 3:15 p.m. - Student Pitches

  • 3:40 p.m. - US Digital Service Panel

  • 3:50 p.m. - Patrick Moran

  • 4:00 p.m. - Product Management Panel

  • 4:10 p.m. - Mike Thomas

  • 4:20 p.m. - Kelley Powell Williamson

  • 4:30 p.m. - Lindsay Jones/Jill Palkoner

  • 4:40 p.m. - Patrick Quattlebaum

  • 4:50 p.m. - Christian Idiodi

AV Run-Through

To prepare, speakers are encouraged to attend the rehearsal and A/V check at the Altria Theater on 5/21. The rehearsal schedule may be found to your left. Immediately following rehearsal, speakers are invited to join us for a small welcome reception onsite at the Altria Theater.

The Venue

The Altria Theater is located at 6 North Laurel St., Richmond, Virginia 23220





Each speaker receives a complimentary conference pass. Our team will register you and send a confirmation email once the registration is completed so no need to register yourself.

If you have already paid for your registration, please let us know so we can switch the registration over and process a refund for what was paid.

Check-in & Badge pickup

Check-in at the registration desk when you arrive at the Altria Theater entrance to pick up your badge. There will be a dedicated registration/badge pick-up station in the lobby. Please leave yourself plenty of time to arrive in advance of your speaking time.

Travel Policy

rvatech/ will reimburse for Economy/Business Class, round trip flight/train for Speaker traveling from a distance
greater than 200 miles OR rvatech/ will reimburse round trip mileage for Speaker driving from a distance greater than 50 miles and less than 200 miles.


rvatech/ will reimburse for single room accommodation, up to $250, for one (1) night, for those traveling a distance of greater than 100 miles.

Suggested Hotels:

Moxy Richmond Downtown
Quirk Hotel Richmond
Hilton Richmond Downtown
Richmond Marriott Downtown


Reimbursements will be paid out upon submission of all receipts to rvatech/. Please send receipts, and the best address for your check, to Lindsay Money at Lindsay@rvatech.com.