Local Keynote Speakers in Dallas, Texas

Planning a special event, corporate meeting, or annual summit in Dallas? Whatever the occasion, you don’t have to go far to find a seasoned speaker in the Dallas area (and we represent a bunch of them!). All speakers have reduced travel fees for local engagements—saving Dallas-based talent time and you, money. From world-class business strategists to celebrity motivational speakers, Dallas is home to some of the most innovative and compelling speakers in the country. Check out our extensive roster of keynote speakers in the Dallas, Texas region below, and click on individual speaker profile pages for more information about each speaker.

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Former U.S. Trade Representative and Political Insider

Fees
  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Europe: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Asia: $35,001 - $55,000*
Ambassador Ron Kirk is the former United States trade representative (USTR) who was a pivotal member of the president’s economics team. With nearly 20 years in politics, he has been a Dallas mayor, U.S. Senate candidate, a lawyer with international reach. Boisterous and entertaining, Kirk analyzes the current political environment and offers audiences a glimpse behind the curtain in Washington and into what the president is really thinking. He also addresses trade, jobs, the economy, and doing business in China.

Disruptive Digital Visionary and Former Apple and Kodak Executive

Fees
  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Europe: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Asia: $35,001 - $55,000*
Don is a former Apple and Kodak executive and a successful and revered Silicon Valley entrepreneur. The mind behind the world's first consumer digital camera, Strickland rose from an engineer at Kodak to a top executive leading a team of 15,000. He left to become Apple's Vice President of Imaging and Publishing before founding and eventually selling his own start-up, PictureWorks Technology.

CBS Sports Golf Commentator

Fees
  • Local: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • US East: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • US West: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • Europe: Please Inquire
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Called "the class clown of commentary" and "golf's ultimate wise guy," Feherty brings a wealth of insider's knowledge and anecdotes to every presentation.
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Founder of Good Think Inc. and TED Speaker

Fees
  • Local: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: Please Inquire
  • Asia: Please Inquire
Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage, spent over a decade at Harvard University where he won numerous distinguished teaching awards for his work. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and earned a Masters from Harvard Divinity School in Christian and Buddhist ethics. In 2006, he was Head Teaching Fellow for "Positive Psychology," which eclipsed “Intro Economics” as the most popular course at Harvard.

Motivational Speaker, Former Television Host, & Corporate Publicist

Fees
  • Local: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US East: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US West: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • Europe: Please Inquire
  • Asia: Please Inquire
Vicki Hitzges entered the business world as a corporate publicist where she directed the Public Relations campaign for BeautiControl Cosmetics, the world's third-largest direct-sales cosmetics company. In her speeches, Viki addresses fostering and building positive relationships.

Expert on Business Strategy

Fees
  • Local: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • Asia: $75,001 and up*
Ram Charan is a world-renowned business advisor, author, and speaker who has spent the past 35 years working with top companies, CEOs, and boards. He is the best-selling author of 17 books – including Boards that Lead and Execution – that have sold more than two million copies He discusses growth, innovation, corporate governance, succession planning, and leadership; and has been called a “top 10 resource for in-house executive development” by BusinessWeek. A sought-after advisor for his ability to guide boards and CEOs, Charan provides practical, take-home strategies.

CEO of The Goal Acceleration Institute & NY Times Best-Selling Author – The Age of Speed

Fees
  • Local: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US East: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US West: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • Europe: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Asia: $20,001 - $35,000*
Olympic skier, best-selling author and CEO of The Goal Acceleration Institute, Vince Poscente masters life in the fast lane with electrifying energy and entertaining style. Vince uses his signature wit and wisdom in telling his unforgettable story as a recreational skier turned Olympian in just four years. Vince teaches teams to sell more, lead better and produce more, and will help companies move past obstacles to achieve success.

Educator and Author

Fees
  • Local: Under $10,000*
  • US East: Please Inquire
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  • Europe: Please Inquire
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Dr. K. Shelette Stewart is the Associate Director of Executive Education at Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. She is an esteemed author who's most recent book won a 2012 Christian Literary award. She is a much sought after international speaker who has served as the keynote speaker for many large corporations including Texas Instruments and the NOAH Leadership Training Institute in China.

Expert on Sales and Marketing

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  • Local: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US East: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US West: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • Europe: Please Inquire
  • Asia: Please Inquire
As a sales and sales management consultant with almost thirty years of various consumer and industrial sales experience and training, Jim Pancero continually shares his ideas and concepts of advanced selling and sales negotiations, sales management, and strategic positioning and corporate nichemanship.
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