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Speakers Bureau FAQs

Who can request speakers?
Professional, community, and civic organizations are welcome to request a speaker.

How much lead time is needed to book a speaker?
You should submit your request at least three weeks in advance of the event date. The Office of Public Affairs will contact you when your request is processed. If a speaker is available to address your group, you will be put directly in touch with that person to make final arrangements.

What if I am having trouble finding a speaker for my event?
Contact the Office of Public Affairs at 580-581-2211, or send an e-mail to for assistance.

Are there any costs involved?
There is no fee to request a speaker through the Cameron University Speakers Bureau.  However, an honorarium may be requested by a speaker and that fee is determined by the speaker. You should pay the speaker directly if an honorarium is part of your agreement. Cameron University does not charge for supplying speaker recommendations.

What are the responsibilities of the host organization?
1. Submit your request online and work with the Office of Public Affairs to secure a speaker.
2. Once the speaker accepts your invitation, work directly with him or her to make arrangements regarding the details and logistics of your event.
3. When introducing the speaker, please mention that they work at Cameron University and were scheduled through the Cameron University Speakers Bureau.
4. Remit travel reimbursement and/or any honorarium directly to the speaker.

Who do I contact if I have to cancel my event?
Please notify the speaker directly, and then contact the Office of Public Affairs at 580-581-2211.

Contact Information

Office of Public Affairs
Cameron University
2800 W. Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505

Location: Administration 150
Phone: 580.581.2211
Fax: 580.581.2867
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays

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