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Are you looking for something different at this year’s meeting? Do you have a hard spot to fill that needs to be entertaining and packed with practical takeaways? These speakers have talks that are unlike anything your team has seen.
Former Harley-Davidson Director of Communications Strategy, Ken Schmidt, is one of our best-selling speakers of all time has written a new book, Make Some Noise: The Unconventional Road to Dominance, packed with his r...
Our team has received a lot of requests for female speakers across many different topics lately. If your group is looking to book a female speaker for an event this year, consider one of these impactful female speakers.
Inspire: Leading Authorities' Day of Ideas was one of our team’s most exciting and ambitious events ever. And we recorded live conversations with each of our talented speakers on our podcast, Speaking Of.
We're thrilled to announce our exclusive representation of Josh Earnest, the former White House Press Secretary under President Obama and NBC/MSNBC political analyst. Josh is a legendary communications strategist and an in-demand political co...

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...

Ken Schmidt, Business and Communication Strategist

Former Director of Communications at Harley-Davidson

Election Handicapper

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

Amy Walter, National Editor of the Cook Political Report & Former Political Director of ABC News

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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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
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  • 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