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Local Keynote Speakers in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Looking to book a keynote speaker for a Minneapolis-based event? To save big on speaker travel and logistical fees, why not pick a speaker local to the area! For sales kick-offs, corporate meetings, annual summits, conventions, and special events, Minneapolis has no shortage of seasoned keynote speakers. Minneapolis is home to esteemed innovators and inspirational figures— from futurists and CEOs to explorers and sales professionals—and Leading Authorities is proud to represent them. Check out our extensive roster of keynote speakers in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area below, and click on individual speaker profile pages for more details on each speaker.

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Angie Bastian, Co-Founder of Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP
Founder, BoomChickaPop
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  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Europe: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Asia: $55,001 - $75,000*
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Angie Bastian, entrepreneur, co-founder and namesake of Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP, took a kernel of an idea and popped it into one of the fastest growing brands of natural popcorn. She and husband Dan founded their snack company in their Mankato, MN garage in 2001 as a means of creating a college fund for their children. Their gluten free, non-GMO, whole grain popcorn is proudly sold in natural food, grocery, club and mass retail outlets nationwide with a product presence in Canada, South Korea, Peru, Japan, the Caribbean and Mexico. The company is constantly innovating and is one of the fastest growing and most successful popcorn brands in the market today. Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP is loved by fans as an empowered, spirited brand that represents authentic, real food that delivers on the attributes of clean, transparent labeling and great taste experience.
Topics & Types
Customer ExperienceEntrepreneurshipInspiration & MotivationRetailBusiness StrategyGrowthConsumer BehaviorBusiness Leaders From Major BrandsCEOsFemale Speakers

Business Performance Expert

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  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Europe: $35,001 - $55,000*
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Ryan Estis is a well-known Business Performance Expert helping companies, leaders and sellers more effectively connect to their two most important audiences: employees and customers. He has established himself as one of the premier speakers in the business field. Mr. Estis is regarded as one of the Top 100 Keynote Speakers by Meeting & Conventions Magazine, and has offered his services to companies including AT&T, Mayo Clinic, CDW, Cabela's, Giant Eagle, Hewitt, Microsoft, Medtronic, Equifax and BlueCross BlueShield.

Topics & Types
Customer ExperienceHuman ResourcesSalesConsumer Behavior
Expert on Workforce Trends and Generational Dynamics
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  • Local: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US East: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US West: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • Europe: $20,001 - $35,000*
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As founder of FutureSight Labs, Seth Mattison is internationally-renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics. He advises many of the world’s leading brands on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership, and the future of work. Recently named to the “Editors’ Picks for Favorite Speakers for 2013” by MeetingsNet, Seth blends storytelling and cutting edge research to develop fresh perspectives on the key strategic issues most relevant for today’s leaders.
Topics & Types
InnovationFuture TrendsGenerations & DemographicsHuman ResourcesLeadershipSalesCorporate Culture

Global Futurist & Best-Selling Author

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  • Local: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Europe: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Asia: $20,001 - $35,000*
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Introducing the business world to the next big thing, Jack Uldrich reveals how future trends and paradigm-shifters will change business, and how “learning to unlearn” can help organizations prepare for the future and capitalize on these periods of profound change. A best-selling author, technology guru, and global futurist, Uldrich is a leading voice on nanotechnology and forward-thinking leadership. Jack knows how to read the future landscape to help audiences set goals and position themselves to take advantage of emerging trends and developments—including blockchain technology, artificial intelligence (AI), the impact of the rise of autonomous vehicles, and more.

Topics & Types
InnovationFuture TrendsTechnologyDisruptionAI, Machine Learning, & Big DataRobotics & DronesFintechAuthors
Actor, Writer, and Producer
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  • Local: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US East: $10,001 - $20,000*
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Erik is an actor, writer and producer and member of the comedy group Broken Lizard, probably best known for his role as “Rabbit” in the hit comedy Super Troopers. He was born without a fibula. He overcame his disability to become one of Hollywood’s most popular comedians and has surprised many of his fans with his appearance in the popular exercise program P90X. He is now speaking to audiences across the country, telling his poignant and often humorous story of overcoming obstacles and persevering, even when the odds are stacked against you.
Topics & Types
HumorInspiration & MotivationOvercoming Adversity
Billy McLaughlin

Emmy Winning Innovator, Inspirational Keynote and Historic Comeback Story

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  • Local: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US East: $10,001 - $20,000*
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For twenty years, Billy McLaughlin astounded audiences around the world with his complex and rhythmic music. In 2001, Billy was diagnosed with Focal Dystonia, an incurable neuromuscular disorder that rendered him unable to play his own music. By 2002, Billy’s career was over. Then in 2006 he did the unthinkable, he launched a comeback by learning to play the guitar with his opposite hand. He helps audience members learn how to prosper by adapting and refreshing their approach to accomplishing their goals, and he does this through a combination of masterful stories and music.

Topics & Types
Change ManagementCreativityInspiration & MotivationOvercoming AdversitySomething DifferentEntertainment Acts
David McNally
Founder & CEO of TransForm Corporation, Best-Selling Author, & Award-Winning...
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  • 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*
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David McNally has spent over 30 years working with leaders aligning their organizations to inspire individuals, teams, and hundreds, even thousands of people in various settings.As founder and CEO of TransForm Corporation, he connects people to the power of purpose through his unique gifts and his unmitigated passion for helping individuals and businesses thrive. His insights as an entrepreneur, speaker, author, and film producer have been instrumental in motivating leaders, teams and individuals across many organizations. He finds that powerful transformation occurs when people are genuinely committed to a compelling purpose. David has inspired millions of people from the stage, on film and with his best-selling books. His loyal following garnered him the honor of election to the Speakers’ Hall of Fame and recognition by a leading speakers’ bureau as one of the world's Top 50 business speakers. He has written five respected business leadership books and produced two inspirational films.
Topics & Types
EntrepreneurshipInspiration & MotivationLeadershipBusiness StrategyTeamworkCEOsAuthors

Founder of Blue Zones & World Renowned Explorer

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  • Local: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • US East: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • US West: $55,001 - $75,000*
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Dan Buettner is an explorer, educator, author, and co-producer of an Emmy Award-winning documentary. He is also the founder of Blue Zones and holds three world records for endurance bicycling.

Topics & Types
Health, Happiness, & WellnessSustainability & Environment
Business Author and Speaker, Expert on Success
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  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
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Dave Horsager is an author, business strategist, and keynote speaker. He is the author of the book The Trust Edge, published in January of 2011. Through his book and programs he shares the secrets of using trust to impact the bottom line. Combining humor, illustrations, and memorable stories with research and insight, Dave sheds light on the confusion and misconceptions surrounding the cornerstone of personal and professional success.
Topics & Types
Business StrategyAuthors


find the best speaker for your minneapolis, minnesota stage

Whether you’re interested in booking an expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics, or the founder of renowned snack brand BoomChickaPop, our team of experts is happy to help throughout the selection process—and up until the day of your event. At Leading Authorities, we hunt down hard-to-find talent, quote fees, and take care of the nitty-gritty so you can focus on the big picture.

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