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2018 Inspire Event Recap: Moments From The Show

Inspire Conference 2018

On February 23rd, 2018, Leading Authorities, Inc. speaker's bureau hosted one of our biggest events of the year, Inspire: Leading Authorities' Day of Ideas. The exciting day featured non-stop, five-star presentations from ten dynamic and impressive keynote speakers. Here is an amazing recap video created by our LAI Video Team

And then we treated meeting planners to some of the best speakers on the lecture circuit today. Here are some of our favorite moments from the the show:

Polar explorer Ben Saunders amazed guests with                                              Col. Nicole Malachowski, America's first
stories of his Antarctic expeditions.                                                                       female Thunderbird pilot, encouraged
                                                                                                                                      attendees to surpass even their boldest expectations.                                                                                                                                                                                              

Flywheel Sports CEO Sarah Robb O'Hagan blew the audience                       Cartoonist Kal Kallaugher hosts an     
away with her honesty and tactics for discovering your talent.                      interactive session encouraging creativity.
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The audience embraced their inner 6-year old and shared                              Social media guru Crystal Washington 
their own cartoons with Kal.                                                                                   wowed the audience with her topical insights.                                                 
AI and robotics expert Neil Jacobstein explained the latest                               Matthew "Griff"  Griffin, Founder of Combat Flip Flops,  
tech breakthroughs and their implications across industries.                           takes questions after sharing his moving story.                                                                                                             
Acclaimed journalist and women's advocate Gretchen Carlson                                        The audience soaks up a day well spent!
motivated the audience to "Be fierce."                          

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Jon Steinberg, President and CEO of Cheddar and former                              LAI Video Senior Creative Director James 
President and COO of Buzzfeed, talks to the audience about                         Favata fills the audience in on the many 
the shifting digital landscape and the future of media.                                    ways they can tap into innovative
                                                                                                                                    video strategies to elevate events.


Registration is now open for next year's Inspire conference. Our Inspire 2019: A Leading Authorities’ Day of Ideas will take place on Friday, March 8, 2019 at The Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC. Get a sneak preview of the speaker line-up and request your invite here.
1 day, 10 inspiring keynote speakers, and 250 senior meeting professionals and event stakeholders sharing great ideas, discussing the latest industry topics and trends, and networking with fellow meeting planners.
Want to learn more about any of the incredible speakers that were featured at our 2018 Inspire conference? Contact our team.
You can also fill out the form below, send us an email, call 1-800-SPEAKER, or live chat with a member of our team online.

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