SPEAKERS

Keynote speakers are a great addition to any event. We can provide you with a speaker that will fit your theme, bring a stong message to your event, or to give your audience a chance to talk and meet with celebrities.

 

Here is a sample of the Keynote speakers we have available for you next event.

 

 

AUTHORS

Scott Adams - Syndicated cartoonist, creator of "Dilbert"
Dave Barry - Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist
Dominick Dunne - Best selling novelist & special correspondent for "Vanity Fair"
Roger Ebert - Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic
John Gray - Author of "Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus"
Mary Higgins Clark - Premier suspense author
William Danko - Co-author of "The Millionaire Next Door"
Amy Tan - Best selling novelist, "The Joy Luck Club"
Calvin Trillin - Acclaimed journalist and author
Judith Viorst - Award-winning journalist & author

 

SPORTS

Bill Belichick - Head Football Coach for the New England Patriots
Rocky Bleier - Football champion & Vietnam War hero
Boomer Esiason - Former NFL Quarterback
Mike Eruzione - Captain of the "Miracle on Ice" 1980 US Hockey Team
Wayne Gretzky - Hockey Legend
Mia Hamm - Leading women's soccer player & Olympic gold-medalist
Evander Holyfield - Four-time World Heavyweight boxing champion
Phil Jackson - Head Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers
Earvin "Magic" Johnson - NBA legend and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises
Jackie Joyner-Kersee - Olympic heptathlon gold medalist
Billie Jean King - one of the most illustrious and celebrated tennis players in history
Tommy Lasorda - Baseball Hall-of-Famer & Vice President of the Los Angeles Dodgers
Don Mattingly - Former New York Yankee team captain
Shaquille O'Neal - NBA star
Bill Parcells – Retired NFL coach and ESPN analyst
Pat Riley - President and Head Coach of the Miami Heat
Mike Shanahan - Head Coach, Denver Broncos
Don Shula - Vice Chairman of the Miami Dolphins
Phil Simms - Football legend & sportscaster
Steve Spurrier - Head Coach University of South Carolina Football Team
Sheryl Swoopes - Olympic Gold Medalist & WNBA All-Star
Joe Torre – Former Manager of the New York Yankees

 

BUSINESS SPEAKERS

Ralph Acampora - Author of “The Fourth Mega-Market”
Dr. Tony Alessandra - One of America's most sought-after communications experts
James Barksdale - Former CEO of Netscape
Jane Bryant Quinn - Leading personal finance columnist
Daniel Burrus - Leading science and technology forecaster, "Techno Trends"
Herb Cohen - Leading expert on negotiating
Esther Dyson - Expert on emerging technologies, companies and markets
Jeffrey Garten - Dean of the Yale School of Management & former Undersecretary of Commerce
Michael Hammer - Author of "Reengineering the Corporation"
Tom Hopkins - Expert on sales tactics
Robert Kriegel - Author of "Peak Performance Under Pressure"
John Krubski - Futurist, Understanding Data and Social Trends
Paul Orfalea - Founder & Chairperson Emeritus of Kinko’s, Inc.
Jerry Porras - Co-author of “Built to Last” & Stanford University Professor
Uwe Reinhardt - Healthcare economist
John Sculley - Venture capitalist and former CEO of Apple Computer
Michael Treacy - Author of "The Discipline of Market Leaders"
Jack Trout - Expert Marketing and positioning strategist
Paul Volcker - Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve System
Jerry Yang - Co-founder of Yahoo!
Benjamin Zander - Author and Boston Philharmonic Conductor
Zig Ziglar - Master of motivation, sales, leadership and personal growth 
Mort Zuckerman - Publisher of "U.S. News & World Report" and "New York Daily News"

 

HEALTH/WELLNESS

Dr. Joyce Brothers - Psychologist and nationally syndicated columnist
Ken and Maddy Dytchwald - Authorities on the aging of America
Lauren Hutton - Women's health issues and aging gracefully
Ann Jillian - Actress and Breast Cancer Survivor
Naomi Judd - Country music star & humanitarian advocate
Nancy G. Brinker - Founder of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation  
Bernie Siegel - Physician & author of "Love, Medicine and Miracles"
Richard Simmons - Fitness expert 
Ruth Westheimer - America's foremost sex therapist

 

JOURNALISM

Ben Bradlee - Vice President-at-large of “The Washington Post”
Ken Burns - Historian, Producer of PBS series, "Jazz" and "The Civil War"
Connie Chung - ABC NEWS Anchor and Correspondent
Anderson Cooper - Emmy Award-Winning Journalist and host of “Anderson Cooper 360” on CNN
Catherine Crier - Emmy-award winning journalist & Court TV anchor
Walter Cronkite - Former anchorman and editor of the CBS Evening News.
Linda Ellerbee - Emmy Award-winning journalist & President of Lucky Duck Productions
Ellen Goodman - Boston Globe's syndicated columnist, 440 newspapers
Morton Kondracke - Executive editor of "Roll Call, " the newspaper of Capitol Hill
Steve Kroft - Co-editor of “60 Minutes”
Laura Ingraham - Radio Host, TV Personality, Author and USA Today Columnist
Jim Lehrer - Executive editor and anchor of "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS
Joan Lunden - One of the most respected women in the media
Andrea Mitchell - Political correspondent & host of “The Mitchell Report”
Bill Moyers - Award-winning television journalist
Deborah Norville - Emmy Award-winning anchor of “Inside Edition”
William Raspberry - Pulitzer prize-winning "Washington Post" columnist
Charlie Rose - Emmy-winning host of “Charlie Rose” & “60 Minutes II” correspondent
William Safire - Syndicated columnist, Pulitzer Prize-winning author 
Diane Sawyer - Award-winning investigative journalist
Forrest Sawyer – Veteran journalist and former news anchor for ABC, NBC and MSNBC
Lynn Sherr - ABC News correspondent & author
John Stossel - Emmy Award-winning journalist & “20/20” anchor and correspondent
Helen Thomas - Columnist for Hearst Magazines
Elizabeth Vargas - ABC News correspondent
Meredith Vieira - Broadcast journalist & Co-Host of NBC’s Today Show
Bob Woodward - Pulitzer prize-winning journalist
Paula Zahn – Respected broadcast journalist and cancer advocate

 

LIFESTYLE

Mario Batali - "Molto Mario", "Mario Eats Italy", "Ciao America", “Iron Chef America”, Food Network

 

Alton Brown - Host of "Good Eats", "Iron Chef America" and "Feasting on Asphalt" on Food Network, Author of "I'm Just Here for the Food"

 

Bobby and Jamie Deen - Hosts of "Road Tasted" on Food Network, Managers of "The Lady and Sons" restaurant in Savannah

 

Paula Deen - Host of "Paula's Home Cooking" and "Paula's Party" on Food Network, Founder of "The Lady & Sons Restaurant" in Savannah

 

Giada De Laurentiis - Host of "Everyday Italian" and "Behind the Bash" on Food Network

 

Bobby Flay - Host of the Food Network shows "Boy Meets Grill", "BBQ with Bobby Flay", "Food Nation", "Iron Chef America" and "Throwdown with Bobby Flay"

 

Tyler Florence - Host of "Tyler's Ultimate", "How to Boil Water" and "Food 911" on Food Network; Author of "Tyler Florence's Real Kitchen", "Eat This Book: Cooking with Global Fresh Flavors" and "Tyler's Ultimate: Brilliant Simple Food to Make Any Time"

 

Emeril Lagasse - Host of "The Essence of Emeril" and "Emeril Live" on Food Network

 

Sara Moulton - Host of "Sara's Secrets" on Food Network, Chef on Good Morning America, Author of "Sara Moulton Cooks At Home" and "Sara's Secrets for Weeknight Meals"

 

Wolfgang Puck - Award-winning Chef, Restaurateur and TV Personality

 

Rachael Ray - Host of "30 Minute Meals", "$40 a Day", "Inside Dish" and "Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels" on Food Network; Author of “Rachael Ray’s Get Real Meals” , “$40 A Day”, “Cooking Rocks”, “Cooking ‘Round the Clock”, “Rachael Ray's 30-Minute Meals”, “The Open House Cookbook”, “Comfort Foods”, and “Veggie Meals”

 

Art Smith - Worked as Personal Chef to Oprah Winfrey for 10 years, Winner of the 2007 James Beard Award for Humanitarian of the Year, Executive Chef / Owner of "Table Fifty-Two" in Chicago

 

CELEBRITIES

Alan Alda - Acclaimed actor and activist
Alan Thicke - Acclaimed actor and author
Alec Baldwin - Golden Globe Award-winning Actor
Adam Carolla- Host of the Adam Carolla radio show
John Cleese - Acclaimed comedic actor & Co-founder of Video Arts
Bill Cosby - Acclaimed comedian, actor and activist
Bob Costas - Acclaimed Sportscaster and TV Host
Carson Daly - Host of NBC's "Last Call with Carson Daly" and Host of the nationally syndicated radio program "Carson Daly Most Requested"
Billy Dee Williams - Emmy-nominated actor & internationally renowned superstar
Ellen DeGeneres - Nationally-known actor, gay civil rights advocate
Gloria Estefan - Grammy-winning music sensation
Bryant Gumbel - Co-Host of CBS "The Early Show"
Kate Jackson - Acclaimed actress and director
Robin Leach - Host of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"
Bill Maher - stand-up comedian, host of “Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect”
Conan O’Brien - Host of “Late Night with Conan O’Brien
Debbie Reynolds - Legendary Hollywood actress
Robert Schimmel - Laughing Matters: Stand-Up with Robert Schimmel