The Alchemy of Meeting Professionals

The Alchemy of Meeting Professionals

description

SekouAndrews.com “Today, the poet who rewrites the rules of speaking, joins the stage / to celebrate those reinventing the future of meetings in impressive ways.” The event speaker and the event producer are two sides of the same awesome coin – both partnering to harness the information and inspiration that makes meeting moments more moving and memorable. So who better to celebrate your work in creating amazing event experiences, than the poetic voice who makes amazing experiences out of every event topic he touches? With over 15 years of helping producers amplify messaging, electrify engagement... and look great to clients, few presenters can give voice to your industry like Sekou can. This speech will make your audience feel celebrated, inspired and charged to never underestimate the impact they have on this world by bringing communities together. Themes: Meeting Planning, Events Production, Travel/Tourism, Experiential Events, Storytelling Length: 20 – 45 min

Grammy-Nominated Creator of "Poetic Voice" & Inspirational Speaker

Fees
  • Local: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: $75,001 and up*
  • Asia: $75,001 and up*

Sekou Andrews is the CEO of SekouWorld, Inc. and one of the most successful spoken word poets in the world. On any given day, this school-teacher turned artist and entrepreneur, who built a 7-figure company on poetry, can be found keynoting at a Fortune 500 company, inspiring thousands at a concert, or performing for Barack Obama in Oprah’s backyard. Sekou is the creator of “poetic voice” – a cutting-edge speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry, like “Hamilton” meets “TED”. His unique presentations are in high demand from leading associations and global brands like Google, Viacom, Toyota, Nike, and Paypal. He has been featured on ABC World News, CBS, MSNBC, HBO, Showtime, MTV and BET, and Forbes has called him “the de facto poet laureate of corporate America.” Sekou’s accomplishments include two National Poetry Slam championships, two national poetry tours, two Independent Music Awards, three Helen Hayes Awards, the most “Just Plain Folks” music awards in history, the 2020 ABA “Entrepreneur of the Year” award, and the first “Best Spoken Word Album” Grammy nomination for a poet in 30 years. A fearless disruptor of the speaking industry, Sekou also teaches rockstar secrets to public speakers through his Stage Might™ speaker training system that helps leaders become more dynamic communicators. Combining innovation and inspiration, Sekou Andrews is redefining the notion of what a speaker is, and what a poet can be.