Captain Sullenberger Flies High with Meeting Planners

"Engaging." "Powerful." "Authentic." "Knocked it out of the park." These are just a few examples of the effusive praise pouring in for Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger, now in high demand for audiences following the blockbuster movie release of SULLY. After a hugely impressive opening in the U.S., Captain Sullenberger joined Tom Hanks last month for the premiere of SULLY in London and Paris. SULLY has been nominated in four categories for the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critics’ Choice Awards, taking place this coming Sunday: Best Picture; Best Actor; Best Adapted Screenplay; and Best Editing.  Read his interview with The Guardian, "Chesley Sullenberger: an old-fashioned kind of hero" >>

Captain Sullenberger has dazzled the many groups that have scheduled him this fall. We received "A BIG THANK YOU!!" following Captain Sullenberger's presentation at a global business advisory firm's U.S. conference: "It was a great event and all our guests had a terrific time."  Most recently, Captain Sullenberger engaged attendees at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association's National RV Trade Show to great acclaim: "Capt. Sully did a tremendous job addressing the nearly 1,300 attendees at our industry's Outlook breakfast.  His message about preparedness, and details, and the important role they play in decision making really resonated with our audience.  His story-telling abilities kept the audience engaged, and his message about doing the right thing and the difference it can make was a thought-provoking reminder to everyone in the room — that what each of us does and how each of us acts, matters. Everyone was talking about his presentation."  Next week, he will surprise attendees as their guest speaker for a large organization's end-of-year meeting. 

Rave Reviews from Meeting Planners About Captain Sullenberger: 
Captain Sullenberger captivated the audience at a community forum in Toronto: "It was a phenomenal event. Close to 850 people. Captain Sullenberger had everyone riveted to their seat. You could hear a pin drop in the room. He was kind and friendly to everyone." 
"Rave reviews from audience members included: So timely, so powerful, so authentic...Great work. This will leave a mark! ... We more than loved him. He speaks our language."
- Boston Children's Hospital
"Sully knocked it out of the park. It was truly a dream event and Sully was impeccable in every aspect of our time with him."
- Energy Industry Host
"I had the pleasure of hearing Capt. Sully Sullenberger speak last week from the front row. Really an inspiring talk and individual. So many of the lessons from that vivid crisis management episode have been rolling around in my head the last couple of days. I highly recommend you bring him to your event if you have the opportunity."
- Financial Conference Attendee

A Sample of Groups that have Hosted Captain Sullenberger:

  • AT&T
  • Siemens
  • Hershey's
  • General Mills
  • Hewlett Packard
  • American Red Cross
  • Costco
  • Cisco
  • Chevron
  • Du Pont
Captain Sullenberger engaged 1,300 attendees recently at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association's National RV Trade Show.
"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. From the moment I greeted him on his arrival, he was nothing but friendly, engaging and in great spirits."
- Danville Chamber of Commerce
Watch video clips from Captain Sullenberger's presentations on leadership, teamwork, and innovation, including a riveting recap of landing Flight 1549 on the Hudson >>
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