Event Location: North Carolina
Speaker Location: Pennsylvania
Speaker Location: Utah
Renowned Political Strategist & MSNBC Political Analyst
Steve Schmidt, a renowned political analyst and former Vice Chairman of Edelman, is one of America's most prominent communications, public affairs, and political strategists best known for strategic roles on Republican political campaigns including those of President George W. Bush, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and US Senator John McCain. Steve specializes in "political message development and strategy." He is one of the nation’s most plugged-in political operatives who offers a candid look at today’s headlines and breaks down what the latest political news means for stakeholders on Main Street, Wall Street, Capitol Hill, and beyond.
Nationally-Syndicated SiriusXM Radio Host, CNN Host & Contributor, Newspaper Columnist, & New York Times Best-Selling Author
Michael A. Smerconish is the nationally-syndicated SiriusXM Radio talk show host of The Michael Smerconish Program, the host of CNN’s Smerconish on Saturday mornings, a newspaper columnist, and a New York Times best-selling author. He has often been recognized for his radio work. Talkers magazine has consistently named him one of America’s most important talk show hosts. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, he delivers an engaging, thought-provoking, and balanced dialogue on today's political arena and the long-term implications of the polarization in politics.