Chairperson Resources

Access the chairperson guidelines and a sample welcome statement (coming soon).

View the chairperson training video for tips, tricks and best practices in navigating the event, hosting the session and the follow-up process.

> SHARE Event Support

SHARE Event Support is available to speakers and session chairpersons for any assistance needed while on-site.

Hours of operation:
Monday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Visit SHARE Event Support to inquire about A/V equipment or session evaluations. Please note that SHARE no longer provides on-site copying of handouts or the receipt and management of shipped handouts. If you would like to ship your handouts, we recommend that you ship them to your hotel.

If you or your speaker are interested in testing A/V and equipment before the session, you must schedule a rehearsal prior to the event by emailing The Event Support room will not have a sample A/V set-up as in past events.

> Pre-event Checklist

☑ Review session details
☑ Make hotel reservations
☑ Watch the Chairperson training video
☑ Connect with your speaker
☑ Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your session

> A/V Equipment Information

SHARE provides a 16x9 LCD projector and screen as standard A/V equipment in each room for use at the event. A wired lavaliere microphone is provided for sessions scheduled in rooms with a capacity of 100, theater style seating. Speakers are required to provide their own laptop.

If your speaker would like to request additional A/V, SHARE staff members can assist with these needs. Only SHARE staff members can order additional A/V equipment.  Please note that additional A/V is available at the speaker's expense. If your speaker would like additional A/V equipment, contact SHARE Headquarters at Speakers/Speaker companies may NOT audio or video record sessions. Please contact with questions or concerns.