Face to Face Speaker Forum

The Face to Face Speaker Forum will bring world-class speakers to Winston-Salem. Each season will cover a variety of topics ranging from political affairs, arts & culture, innovation & business, and social justice.

Your hotel getaway package will bring you face to face with world-class individuals. In its inaugural season 2021-2022, the Speaker Forum will be put on at the Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum.

Upcoming Events:

  • September 14, 2021 – Malcolm Gladwell, journalist and author of “Blink” and “Outliers”

Presented by Principal Season Sponsor: Allegacy Center for Leadership and Character

  • November 9, 2021 – A Conversation Between Former Secretaries of State Madeleine K. Albright (1997-2001) and General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) (2001-2005)
  • February 16, 2022 – Yo-Yo Ma, multiple Grammy award-winning cellist, cultural ambassador, and U.N. Messenger of Peace

    Presented by Principal Season Sponsor: Rose and Travis Collin

  • April 12, 2022 – Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Neurosurgeon and multiple Emmy-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN

Getaway Package Includes:

  • 20% off your stay at the Historic Brookstown Inn
  • Hot southern breakfast
  • Nightly cookies & milk in the hotel Parlor
  • Free parking on-site at the hotel
  • Free WiFi

This special offer is available to all Face to Face Speaker Forum ticket holders. To purchase your ticket please visit Wake Forest’s online ticket office.

Terms and conditions: Your reservation must be cancelled or modified by 3pm EST at least 24 hours prior to your arrival date or you will be charged for the 1st night room and tax.