Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer hosts our NYC Speaker Showcase

Famed New York City restaurateur and hugely popular Hospitality speaker Danny Meyer was in Madison Square Park this month to host our exclusive outdoor Speaker Showcase. Why this venue? Its the site of Danny’s first Shake Shack restaurant and he shared the story of how a once forgotten park in the middle of Manhattan now receives over $1M each year from that restaurant’s profits—to continue to restore and beautify this now renewed city park. Our meeting professional partners who joined us for this special event heard not just from Danny as he spoke to his People-first culture at his restaurants as well as his bestselling Customer Service book “Setting the Table,” but 3 other memorable and affordable keynote speakers:

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Play by Play: What to expect from keynote speaker Magic Johnson at your next meeting

Ask any of our meeting professional customers who have booked Magic Johnson as a keynote speaker for their recent meetings and you'll no doubt hear the same response:  "That wasn't a speech, it was an experience." But just what does this experience look like? From the moment that keynote speaker Magic Johnson arrives onsite at your venue and is whisked to your Green Room to prepare for his presentation, he's ON.  

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The Uniqueness of a Magic Johnson Keynote Speech

Our role as lecture agents goes well beyond the mere placement of keynote speakers at corporate meetings.  These keynote speakers are agenda builders who are called upon to make a difference in the lives of these attendees--many of whom are top producing sales leaders looking to gain an edge on the competition and stay at the top of their games while others are day to day office team personnel who are looking to make a difference in their communities by being inspired to give back.  It's so rewarding to us to not only represent keynote speaker Magic Johnson for so many audiences, but to see and hear firsthand the results of his speaking prowess. 

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City Ambassadors: Your best audience draw in New Orleans

So you're having your next convention in New Orleans, the Birthplace of Jazz. Sure, we'll confirm famed Saints quarterback Drew Brees, LSU football Head Coach Ed Orgeron (with his Cajun accent that few can understand), or even NOLA-based Archie Manning (the father of Peyton and Eli) to motivate and inspire while welcoming your team to Louisiana. But in the city where Jazz was first introduced to America, no conference is complete without a clear understanding of just how this era of music got started there in New Orleans in the late 1800's. And no better storyteller than Ben Jaffe, the lead of The Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

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Danny Meyer on 60 Minutes!

One of the country's most requested motivational speakers Danny Meyer took center stage once again this week as he was profiled by Anderson Cooper on CBS' 60 Minutes. It was an in-depth look at what makes America's most successful restauranteur continually turn every project he touches into gold….

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Vin Scully

Before 2,000 financial advisors in Nashville this week, Vin Scully opened with his signature introduction to wish everyone a "pleasant good morning" and to let them know that "it's time for Dodger baseball." And the lyrically descriptive style and sweet-sounding voice that millions of Americans have loved over the last 68 years...

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