SHAQUILLE O'NEAL: Basketball icon, media personality & NBA Hall of Famer
"Shaquille was extraordinary. His remarks were motivating, inspirational and at times, hilarious. He was also a pleasure to work with and a class act in every respect...Out of all the speakers we have had, Shaquille was my favorite!"
- Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
"Shaq was a fun, energetic and motivating speaker that exceeded our expectations. He did an exceptional job at engaging our audience and delivering a message that applied to our business."
- Career Builder 
  • A sensation at this year's Alabama Boy Scouts luncheon, Shaq brought "smiles, laughter" with  his incredible zingers and heartfelt remarks. 
  • Recently immortalized with an epic 1,200 pound bronze statue outside the Staples Center, Shaq's hilarious and reflective speech was the highlight of the star-studded unveiling. 
  • Shaq's recent and incredible Lip Sync Battle on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has already racked up up over 3 million Youtube views—par for the course when you're Shaq.  
Learn more about Shaquille O'Neal>>
CAPTAIN "SULLY" SULLENBERGER: "Miracle on the Hudson" Captain; Leading authority on leadership & flawless execution strategies 
"Our Sales and Content leaders, were in awe when [Captain Sullenberger] took to the stage...There was not one sound in the room the entire time that he spoke... His message aligned perfectly with the theme of our conference...When you book a speaking engagement with Captain Sullenberger, you will definitely get more than your money’s worth. He was professional, pleasant and most accommodating."
- Cox Media Group
"Within minutes after Captain Sullenberger concluded his presentation, we have been barraged by amazing positive feedback from our dignitaries, sponsors & chamber members all echoing that he's the best speaker they've ever had the pleasure of hearing. He began with a standing ovation, ended with one, and totally riveted them in between..."

- Danville Chamber of Commerce
  • Delivered incredible back-to-back keynotes at the SAS Global Forum and Cox Media Group Leadership Conference. Among the tweets of praise that came rolling in: "Goosebumps. We just heard from Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger at #CMGLC2017. Now that is leadership in crisis"; "What an inspirational message delivered with style and dignity."
  • Just announced as keynote speaker at O.C. Tanner's Influence Greatness 2017 Conference for hundreds of Senior HR Leaders from Fortune 500 companies.
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MAE JEMISON: First African-American Woman in Space; Inductee National Women's Hall of Fame & International Space Hall of Fame 

"The conference was wonderful, in no small part due to Mae Jemison. Truly outstanding person who not only did a fabulous job in her session, but took the time to connect with the very many people who wanted to shake her hand, take a selfie, or just say a few words. "


"What an incredible evening...! You were so generous with your time on campus and of course your incredible, inspirational presentation in the evening. It was a real highlight of the fall for us... I know you've changed the lives of so many and I thank you for doing so again at Stanford. "

-Stanford University

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ITZHAK PERLMAN: 16 Time Grammy Award-Winning Violinist; Recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom & Genesis Prize 
"Everyone I see is still talking about Mr. Perlman and his visit here. We had almost 2,000 guests in the venue which makes it an even bigger success for the university. Thank you for all of your hard work in helping us to have such a successful event. The entire visit was as perfect as it could possibly be."
- Elon University
These marquee HWA Speakers bring the name recognition and hype that draws a packed house at each of their engagements. Universally heralded for their powerful messages that keep audiences "glued to their seats" and tweeting and chatting about their speeches long after their conclusion, these speakers bring that special energy and star-power that truly sets an event apart, providing a "once in a lifetime" feeling for your attendees.  Let's connect and discuss how we can keep your audiences counting down the minutes to your next event with one of these powerhouse speakers. 

Best regards,

Amanda Emerson, Director, Sales and Business Development
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