SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2023 (Globe Newswire) — Choir, a technology platform created to increase the diversity of professionals featured in media and conferences, launches today Voice Search™ Excluded from beta to include underrepresented professionals in the business, finance and technology industries.
Voices Search™ is designed as a simple, intuitive search tool for journalists, conference planners, and corporate marketers, allowing users to be referred exclusively to professionals of color, women, and/or non-binary Search and filter hundreds of detailed professional profiles. Broad expertise.
Voices Search™ users can find first-time contacts (called “Voices”) with relevant experience and knowledge on a particular subject. Users can also search by topic and optionally filter by race, ethnicity, gender, member of the LGBTQIA+ community, veteran, and other personal identifiers such as first-generation U.S. citizens. Then, when the user submits the request form, it is delivered immediately to her Voice email inbox, making it quick and easy to get in touch with her. (Click here to see Voices Search™ in action.)
“Never before has a professional procurement platform of this scale prioritized race, gender and other indicators of diversity like Voices Search™,” he said. Choir co-founder Liv Gagnon. “Readers, subscribers, and conference attendees want news stories and conference line-ups that reflect the world we live in, where talented professionals with diverse perspectives are there to tell their stories. is waiting to be told.Voices Search™ allows journalists and conference organizers to look outside their personal networks to find relevant experts and leaders.”
Choir launched Voices Search™ in beta in fall 2022, with the financial services industry as a test group. About 500 professionals signed up for the beta, resulting in connections with journalists from publications such as: New York Times, CNBC, buzzfeed, financial planand nerd wallet I also get a lot of speaking requests from event planners in the financial industry, just to name a few.
Journalists have free access to Voices Search™ to connect with expert sources. A conference organizer or corporate marketing team can access Voices Search for $2,500 for three months of access, or $7,500 for a year. Find out more and sign up at hellochoir.com/voices-search.
In addition to the launch of Voices Search™, Choir is pleased to announce the launch of Choir Practice™, available to all Voices as a subscription add-on to Profile listings.
Choir Practice™ is a community-style learning platform specifically designed for underpaid and neglected professionals in finance, business and technology. Videos, workbooks, email templates, and other tools are updated monthly to cover a wide range of topics ranging from media training, speaker training, and personal branding. Voices who subscribe to Choir Practice™ also have access to live training webinars hosted by Choir co-founders and celebrity guest coaches.
Choir strives to keep the cost of listing your profile and choir practice affordable. Visit hellochoir.com/voices-experts for details and pricing.
Membership is also available at the corporate level for organizations wishing to further support their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Voices™ Enterprise partners can offer a list of Voices Search™ profiles and choir practice memberships to employees and affiliates of people of color, women, and non-binary. This includes pioneer Wealthspire Advisors, a New York City-based national registered independent investment advisory firm and subsidiary of NFP Corp. A complete list of Voices Enterprise™ corporate partners can be found here.
To inquire about Voices Enterprise for your organization, please visit hellochoir.com/voices-enterprise.
About the choir
Choir, LLC (“Choir”) is a conference diversity certification and diversity technology platform focused on expanding the voices of women, non-binary people and professionals of color in predominantly white, male-dominated industries. . Creators of Choir Certification™, Choir Score™, and Voices™, the company not only uses its own data and benchmarking tools, but also uses Voices, a platform that connects experts and journalists, to bring together conferences and business media. aims to be more representative of the American people. Conference organizer. The choir is based in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Voices Search™ profile