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Between stock market volatility, a new spending bill, and eyes on inflation, several of our clients have asked about expert economists who make sense of market shifts and provide an optimistic outlook of opportunities created by this new climate. ...
What trends will have a major impact in the next ten years? Penn’s new book offers a glimpse into the small forces that will most likely affect the next decade of purchasing decisions and how to begin taking adv...
Hundreds of the top meeting and event professionals are attending Inspire: Leading Authorities' Day of Ideas event on Feb. 23 to preview the most sought-after speakers on the circuit covering a wide array of topics all in one place, all in one exciting day.
The stories that come out of the Olympics are always so inspiring and motivating. To bring that kind of feeling to your next event, consider these Olympians, World Cup-winners, adventurers, and endurance athletes for ...
Take a look at some of our most in-demand female speakers before your 2018 event.

Leading Authorities, Inc. Speakers Bureau

Here at Leading Authorities Inc., a Washington, DC-based speakers bureau, we are ready to make speaker recommendations, hunt down hard-to-find talent, or quote fees. We'll do research for you, talk with you about trending topics, and handle travel and logistics so you can focus on the big picture.

Meet Our Speakers

We are often asked, "Who's hot right now?" on the speaker circuit. Our comprehensive roster of keynote speakers includes sought-after personalities in politics, business, and the media as well as people with incredible inspirational stories. These are the speakers that our clients turn to most often for their events.

Former SEAL Team Six Leader, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, & New...

Former Director of Communications at Harley-Davidson

Election Handicapper

Managing Partner at McChrystal Group, Best-selling Author, Leadership...

Amy talks to the Federalist about polling, the midterms, and changing voters.

First African American Female Combat Pilot

Former Commander of US and International Forces in Afghanistan, Author of...

Former Director of National Intelligence

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Matthew "Griff" Griffin, Entrepreneur and CEO of Combat Flip Flops
Ken Schmidt, the former director of communications strategy at Harley Davidson
Howard Fineman on Living in "Trumptown"

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We're excited to announce the speakers who will be at our Inspire Conference in DC on February 23rd.
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Working Together:

We love working with our clients and they love working with us. Together, the three divisions of Leading Authorities, Inc. create and tell stories that inspire action and drive change. See how our people can collaborate with your team to create great content, effective communication campaigns, and impactful events. Individually, we never fail to impress -- see what can happen when you engage a combination of our team.

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The Advantages of working together:

Get the most from your investment – put your talent on video to create:

  • Promos that build anticipation
  • Speaker introductions that add excitement
  • Posts for social media that capture your message

video & live

The Advantages of working together:

LAI lives for putting on a good show – this dynamic duo delivers great ideas like:

  • Effective use of cameras and screens
  • Fun Housekeeping videos
  • Social Media assets
  • Happy Faces videos and post-event content

Speakers & Video & live

We create and tell stories that inspire action and drive change.

We’ll help you choose the right experts for your group, design
and execute a memorable event, and use it all to tell the story of
your brand, your cause, your industry through video and social
campaigns that generate likes, shares, and engagement.
Individually, we impress - see what can happen when
you engage a combination of our team.

Speakers & live

The Advantages of Working Together:

Expertise. Subject matter experts + seasoned producers =

  • Strategic content and curriculum design
  • Smooth rehearsals and show management
  • One-stop entertainment procurement and production