At Celebrity Speakers Bureau, we are accustomed to assisting and matching companies and organizations with conference keynote speakers who can speak to a variety of different topics, social issues and the future of business. Below are the top 10 trending conference keynote speakers who have received rave reviews at recent corporate events and industry conferences:
Marcus Lemonis: One of today’s most well-known entrepreneurs, investors and conference keynote speakers is Marcus Lemonis. Many may recognize Marcus from his hit TV series The Profit on CNBC where he invests in struggling businesses and helps them restructure their corporate strategy for success. What makes Marcus such a special keynote guest speaker is his ability to tailor his message to relate to your particular industry and the challenges you face every day. Marcus can give your organization or industry members a plan for success centered around people, process and product.
Joan Lunden: Beloved TV host, NY Times bestselling author and mother Joan Lunden remains a top conference keynote speaker for women’s conferences, health & wellness events, trade shows and fundraisers. She has used her public battle with breast cancer as an example of overcoming life’s obstacles and wants to encourage others to live life on their own terms. Most recently, Joan was the featured keynote guest speaker at the Women Helping Women fundraising event held in North Carolina.
Gary Vaynerchuk: This successful entrepreneur, investor and NY Times bestselling author is a spark-plug for any conference or industry event. Gary’s passion for creativity and inspiring others to reimagine the future makes him an incredibly engaging and energetic keynote speaker. Gary is a very active keynote speaker outside his own workspace, appearing as a headlining keynote speaker at major industry conferences this year including HubSpot’s annual sales & marketing conference Inbound 2016 and being named a keynote speaker for the popular SXSW Festival in Texas next March.
Lizzie Velasquez: Lizzie is an empowering motivational speaker whose moving TEDxTalk in 2014 opened up a whole new world of opportunities for her to share her story. Lizzie talks of overcoming obstacles she faced after being born with a rare congenital disease that primarily prevents her from gaining weight among other complications. Her unwavering spirit, heart for others and innate ability to leave a lasting impact on those she encounters is sure to inspire your audience to keep life and its ups and downs in the right perspective.
Malcolm Gladwell: Malcolm may very well be the most requested writer on the speaking circuit heading into 2017. His career body of work as a NY Times bestselling author and columnist for The New Yorker has made him a thought leader in the current state of society at home and in the workplace. Malcolm has been a top choice for businesses looking to hire keynote speakers who can discuss best practices in employer-employee relationships, HR, and other important factors that feed into a successful workplace dynamic.
Amy Robach: ABC’s Good Morning America co-host and breast cancer survivor Amy Robach is a celebrated TV journalist who has many stories to share from her work as a traveling reporter and in-studio news anchor. In 2015, Amy published her first book titled Better: How I Let Go of Control, Held On To Hope, and Found Joy in My Darkest Hour which became a NY Times bestseller. Amy would make a great conference keynote speaker for breast cancer awareness events, leadership summits, women’s conferences or other special fundraising events.
Noah Galloway: Motivational Speaker and U.S. Army veteran Noah Galloway’s story from wounded warrior, to overcoming addiction and depression to finding a new purpose for his life is sure to move and inspire the audience at your next event. Noah lost his left arm below the elbow and left leg below the knee to an IED that left him in critical condition during a tour in Iraq in 2005. He fought against his own demons and was forced to come to grips with his new way of life. Now he uses his story to inspire others to live with no excuses and attack life’s challenges head-on. He also covers topics including leadership, being willing to step outside your comfort zone, and never underestimating your own inner power.
Amy Cuddy: Amy Cuddy is another one of the conference keynote speakers on our list who has been chosen to keynote TEDxTalk events in recent years. Amy is a social psychologist who is a leading researcher and keynote speaker on topics including stereotyping, discrimination, nonverbal communication, and human emotional patterns. When not traveling the country as a keynote speaker, Amy works as a professor at Harvard University where she teaches classes in business administration. Amy is a leading keynote speaker who can teach your audience how to harness confidence, cope well during stressful situations and project your best self.
Bill Nye: Bill’s contributions to the world of science and education are impossible to quantify and yet he is still dedicated to leaving a positive impact on the world through his research and keynote speeches at corproate conferences and special events. In October, Bill published his latest book titled Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World in which he challenges readers to look at today’s environmental issues not as problems but as opportunities for our society to adopt a healthier, cleaner way of life. Bill’s most recent keynote speech came at the annual SXSW Eco conference last month where he encouraged the audience to take personal responsibility for making the world a better place.
Robin Roberts: Rounding out our list of top conference keynote speakers is Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts. Robin is a truly inspirational figure in the journalism industry having overcome breast cancer and broken down industry barriers to become one of the most well-loved and respected TV journalists in news and sports. As a keynote speaker, Robin shares intimate stories from her professional career as well as the personal struggles she has overcome to find success and the perfect work/life balance in her life.
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