Calling all curious minds and lifelong learners…don’t miss the incredible second season of the Face to Face Speaker Forum!
Wake Forest University presents the 2022-2023 Face to Face Speaker Forum, bringing world-class speakers to Winston-Salem for four signature keynote events at the Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial (LJVM) Coliseum and Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel.
This dynamic speaker series delves into a variety of topics, including political affairs, arts & culture, innovation & business, and social justice & global issues.
Schedule of In-Person Events
- Sept. 14, 2022 – America’s 43rd President George W. Bush and author, historian, and presidential biographer Jon Meacham at LJVM Coliseum
- Nov. 15, 2022 – Internationally renowned author Thomas Friedman at Wait Chapel
- February 23, 2023 — Bryan Stevenson — Social justice activist, public interest lawyer, author of the best-selling book “Just Mercy” also adapted to a feature film at Wait Chapel
- April 12, 2023 — Kristin Chenoweth — Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor and singer best known for her role as Glinda in the musical ” Wicked at the LJVM Coliseum
Season subscription tickets are available for purchase HERE. Depending on availability, single tickets will be available for purchase 45 days prior to each event.
SPECIAL HOTEL PACKAGES
Stay, play, learn, and return to Winston-Salem to catch all Speaker Forum events! These special overnight packages are exclusive to Face to Face ticket holders.
- Face to Face Speaker Forum Overnight Package at Graylyn
- Face to Face Speaker Forum Overnight Package at the Historic Brookstown Inn
- Face to Face Speaker Forum Overnight Package at Courtyard by Marriott Winston-Salem University
- Kimpton Cardinal Hotel- email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a reservation link
*Proceeds from the program will support student scholarships for need-based recipients at Wake Forest University. Learn more about the program here.