General Session Presentations

Directions is delighted to have your company present during a General Session. Your presentation schedule is subject to the needs of the overall General Sessions. For Sponsors that have a General Session presentation included in their sponsorship package, please read below and download the appropriate Session Description and Audio Visual Questionnaire below and submit it to by February 9, 2023.

Diamond Sponsors
You will have a 7-minute presentation including up to 2 minutes to show a video.
Diamond Sponsor General Session Presentation Description (PDF)
Diamond Sponsor General Session AV Questionnaire (PDF)

Gold Sponsors
You will have a 5-minute presentation including up to 1 minute to show a video.
Gold Sponsor General Session Presentation Description (PDF)
Gold Sponsor General Session AV Questionnaire (PDF)

Presentation Information

Rehearsal Schedule

The General Sessions will be held in Windsong Ballroom 5-12 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress. To help with your preparations and to ensure your presentation will go smoothly, we ask that you complete an AV Questionnaire and participate in a Stage Rehearsal. Prior to the conference, we can arrange conference calls as needed with the AV team to help with your planning.

Please plan for your presenters to arrive in Orlando on Saturday, April 15 so they can participate in the Stage Rehearsals starting on Sunday morning. During rehearsals the Directions Planning and AV teams will be on hand to assist. We will contact you with regard to your rehearsal time. Rehearsal schedule will be communicated with you and posted here.

PowerPoint Templates

A Directions 2023 PowerPoint Template is available for your use when creating your PowerPoint Decks. You may use your company branding on your General Session decks.

Video Format

MP4 or MOV format. Please plan for 1080p HD keeping in mind projector display resolution will be 1920x1080.

Audio Visual Set Up

The following audio visual equipment will be available for use during your General Session presentation. Note that setup and equipment mix are subject to change.

  • Two screens 15' x 26'6"
  • Projector display resolution 1920 x 1080
  • Main stage 40' (w) x 12' (d) x 24" (h)
  • Computer presentation table (standing height) with power
  • Mac Book Pro Playback System
  • Hardwired Internet connections
  • Wireless Internet connections with dedicated bandwidth for speakers
  • Two Confidence Monitors
  • Speaker Timer
  • Wireless Mics and Podium Mics

Please plan to have your presentation computer(s) on the computer presentation table on stage from 45 minutes prior to the start of the General Session until it concludes. Videos will be preloaded on the event AV presentation computers. It is an option if you prefer to also preload your PowerPoint presentation decks on the event AV presentation computers.

Need Help?

For FAQs, policies, agenda, and conference updates, please visit the Directions North America Website.

To contact your Directions sponsorship team, please e-mail

You may also directly contact:

Diane Saeger, Sponsorship Chair

Eva Chiu, Conference Planning & Operations