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Keynote Speakers

If you’re looking to book a professional keynote speaker, Executive Speakers Bureau offers a wide variety of respected, seasoned, and distinguished speakers from diverse backgrounds. From well-known professional athletes to successful business people, authors and other thought leaders, we can match you with a keynote speaker who will inspire and motivate your audience. We work with you to find the perfect speaker for your event to provide the best possible experience for you and your guests. We can help get ideas in an hour or less, so contact us today!

Why You Need a Keynote Speaker at Your Event

The art of public speaking comes in various forms. From breakout lecturers to inspirational speakers and expert commentators, there are many kinds of speakers you can choose from when you need someone to present a speech at an event.

Holding an audience’s attention requires more than just having a deep knowledge of the subject matter - it’s also important to know how to captivate your listeners. When it comes to meetings, conventions, and industry-specific events, professional keynote speakers are often sought-after.

At Executive Speakers Bureau, our keynote speakers will quickly captivate your audience using a variety of tactics including visuals, interesting anecdotes, facts and statistics, and humor to motivate and inspire your guests.

Hiring a keynote speaker at your event can set the overall tone to your audience by piquing their interest and providing relevant information on the industry they are speaking to. Their primary goal is to convey the significance and purpose of the event eloquently.

Our wide variety of speakers and topics will help to make your next event memorable. With a keynote motivational speaker or inspirational speaker, your audience will be impacted and stimulated with personal growth from the experiences shared by a professional public speaker.

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Jim Abbott, Speaker

Jim Abbott

  • Former Major League Baseball Pitcher born with only one hand
  • Male Athlete of the year in the 1988 Olympic Games
  • 1991 Victory Award recipient at the Kennedy Center Washington D.C.
In Person-Fee:

$15,000 - $20,000

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Travels From

California

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Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Speaker

Yassmin Abdel-Magied

  • Founder and Chair of an organisation based in Australia, Youth Without Borders
  • 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year
  • Named Australia’s most influential Young Woman and engineer
In Person-Fee:

$20,000 - $30,000

Virtual Fee:

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From

United Kingdom

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M Abeo keynote speaker

M Abeo

  • Mental Health Advocate
  • Creator of the Faces of Fortitude Movement
In Person-Fee:

$10,000 - $15,000

Virtual Fee:

$7,500 - $10,000

Travels From

Washington

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Dan Abrams, Speaker

Dan Abrams

  • Founder of Abrams Media Network
  • CEO of Abrams Research
  • Substitute anchor for Good Morning America 
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Travels From

New York

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Mike Abrashoff, speaker

Mike Abrashoff

  • Former Commander of USS Benfold
  • Author of New York Times Best Seller It's Your Ship
  • Thought Leader & Co-Owner, AEGIS Performance Group
In Person-Fee:

$30,000 - $50,000

Virtual Fee:

$20,000 - $30,000

Travels From

Florida

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Andy Acho, keynote speaker

Andy Acho

  • Environmental Initiatives Expert
  • Former Worldwide Director of Environmental Outreach and Strategy, Ford Motor Company
In Person-Fee:

$10,000 - $15,000

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Travels From

Michigan

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Shawn Achor Speaker

Shawn Achor

  • Bestselling Author of Big Potential and The Happiness Advantage, and Before Happiness
  • TED talk, The Happy Secret to Better Work, has over 22 million views
  • Conducted research with UBS, Nationwide Insurance & Google
  • Head Teaching Fellow at Harvard in 2006 for “Positive Psychology” course that won numerous awards
In Person-Fee:

$50,000 - $100,000

Virtual Fee:

$30,000 - $50,000

Travels From

Texas

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Jay Acunzo

Jay Acunzo

  • Author of Break the Wheel, ex-Google, ESPN, HubSpot, and NextView VC, and host/producer of critically-acclaimed audio documentaries about the working world.
In Person-Fee:

$20,000 - $30,000

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Travels From

New York

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Laura Adams, Speaker

Laura Adams

  • Special Advisor, National Academy of Medicine
  • Named to Becker’s Most Powerful Women in Health IT List
  • Has delivered speeches and keynotes in 48 states and 13 different countries
In Person-Fee:

$10,000 - $15,000

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Travels From

Massachusetts

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Laura D. Adams

Laura D. Adams

  • Personal Finance Expert
  • Her book won the prestigious 2011 (EIFLE) Award 
  • Financial Literacy Advocate
In Person-Fee:

$10,000 - $15,000

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Travels From

Florida

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Brent Adamson keynote speaker

Brent Adamson

  • Highly Respected Researcher, Author, Speaker, Trainer, And Advisor In Revolutionizing the B2B And B2C Sales Industries.
  • Co-author Of Best Selling Books "The Challenger Sale" And "The Challenger Customer" 
  • His Research Has Significantly Influenced The Way Business Approach Sales And Marketing
In Person-Fee:

$20,000 - $30,000

Virtual Fee:

$20,000 - $30,000

Travels From

District of Columbia

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Patch Adams, Speaker

Patch Adams

  • Unique Medical Doctor  
  • Professional Clown
  • Subject of the Movie, "Patch Adams"
In Person-Fee:

$30,000 - $50,000

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Travels From

District of Columbia

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Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • Feminist, Author, Teacher
  • Author of Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions and The Thing Around Your Neck
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Travels From

Africa

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Ann Douglas | Executive Speakers Bureau | Parenting Author

Ann Douglas

  • "The Mother of All"
  • Bestselling parenting book author
  • Weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio
In Person-Fee:

$10,000 and Under

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Travels From

Canada

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Advantage Improv

Advantage Improv

  • Improv Comedy Group
  • Training, Improvising and Business Leadership
In Person-Fee:

$10,000 - $15,000

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Travels From

California

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Afterburner, speaker

Afterburner Seminars

  • Battle-Tested Techniques for Top Team Performance and Business Success
  • Corporate Teambuilding and Leadership Seminars
In Person-Fee:

$20,000 - $30,000

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Travels From

Georgia

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Melissa Agnes, Speaker

Melissa Agnes

  • Crisis Management Strategist
  • President of Agnes + Day Inc
  • On the Board of Directors for the Online Reputation
In Person-Fee:

$20,000 - $30,000

Virtual Fee:

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Travels From

Canada

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Isabel Aguilera, Speaker

Isabel Aguilera

  • Former President of General Electric, Spain and Portugal
  • Former Managing Director of Google, Spain and Portugal
  • Top 50 Most Influence Speakers
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Travels From

Spain

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Austin Hatch | Keynote Speaker | Motivational Speaker

Austin Hatch

  • Two-Time Plane Crash Survivor,
  • Former College Athlete
  • Inspirational Speaker on Gratitude, Resilience, and Mental Strength
In Person-Fee:

$20,000 - $30,000

Virtual Fee:

$15,000 - $20,000

Travels From

Michigan

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Aidan Hornaday

Aidan Hornaday

  • A boy on a Mission
  • Teaching a Generation to give
  • Founder of AidanCares
In Person-Fee:

$15,000 - $20,000

Virtual Fee:

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Travels From

Georgia

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