The program consultants at Great American Speakers Bureau offer customized speaker recommendations tailored specifically to your need. Whether you are looking for a keynote speaker to set the tone for your entire event, an industry expert for an executive briefing or workshop, a motivational speaker to supercharge a sales force, or a celebrity speaker to kick-off your convention, we can help you find the right speaker for your next event.
Melvin Adams has been an NCAA All-American basketball player, professional basketball competitor and member of the world famous Harlem Globetrotter. He is currently a communicator and entertainer. His energetic and engaging presentation style make him a favorite for events of all kinds.
David Aikman is an award-winning print and broadcast journalist, a best-selling author, and a foreign affairs commentator. His wide-ranging professional achievements include a 23-year career at TIME Magazine with reporting spanning the globe of nearly all the major historical events of the time. He appears regularly on TV news shows to provide perspective and insight on breaking news events around the world.During his years as a foreign correspondent, Aikman was based on four continents and reported from 55 countries.
James Brown - JB - is the Host of The NFL Today on CBS, and “INSIDE THE NFL” on Showtime. Prior to returning to CBS Sports where he got his start in network television, he co-hosted “FOX NFL Sunday” on FOX for 12 years. Recently he was blessed to be named Special Correspondent for CBS News, contributing to various news programs including “60 Minutes”.
Suzan Johnson Cook was the first female and African-American to hold the position of US ambassador for international religious freedom. She has also served as a principal advisor to the president and the secretary of state. Additionally, she has been the faith advisor to two US Presidents, three cabinet secretaries, as well as political and celebrity leaders. She has been featured on Good Morning America, Today, The Today Show, as well as on Good Day NY, NY1 and CNN.
Dr. William Lane Craig has authored or edited over thirty books, including The Kalam Cosmological Argument; Assessing the New Testament Evidence for the Historicity of the Resurrection of Jesus; Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom; Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology; and God, Time and Eternity, as well as over a hundred articles in professional journals of philosophy and theology, including The Journal of Philosophy, New Testament Studies, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, American Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Philosophy, and British Journal for Philosophy of Science.
In his autobiography, Rebel with a Cause, Franklin Graham explained that "just being the son of Billy Graham won't get me into heaven." He knew that he was being called to do more with his life and to make a real commitment to God. So at age 22, after a period of rebellion and traveling the world, Graham committed his life to Jesus Christ while alone in a hotel room in Jerusalem.
Immacule Ilibagiza is a living example of faith put into action. Ilibagizas life was transformed dramatically during the 1994 Rwandan genocide where she and seven other women spent 91 days huddled silently together in the cramped bathroom of a local pastor's house. Ilibagiza entered the bathroom a vibrant, 115-pound university student with a loving family she emerged weighing just 65 pounds to find her most of her family had been brutally murdered. Ilibagiza credits her salvage mostly to prayer and to a set of rosary beads given to her by her devout Catholic father prior to going into hiding.
Ann Jillian is always on target with her message of hope; her performance is uplifting and inspirational. Jillian is a three-time Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning actress and singer. Since 1985, she has added motivational speaker to her impressive list of credits, addressing groups with her own unique blend of humor and inspiration. Jillian’s programs are fun, informative, and flexible to the clients needs.
Nationally and internationally known as one of the most powerful, motivating and life-changing orators, Bernice A. King leaves her audiences spellbound and challenged. Born the youngest daughter of Coretta Scott King and the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., King began her oratorical journey when she spoke in her mother's stead at the United Nations when she was 17.
Ken Mansfield, US Manager of Apple Records and personal liaison for the Beatles between the US and UK; Christian Speaker Who Found God
Ken and Connie now spend their days on the road speaking at churches, special events and colleges across the nation. Because of his broad and fascinating background Ken's unique outreach event draws many seekers who normally wouldn't step inside a church or a Christian-oriented event. As an author, he has penned such top selling titles as "The Beatles, The Bible and Bodega Bay," "The White Book: The Beatles, the Bands, the Biz: An Insiders Look at an Era," "Between Wyomings," and his latest, "Stumbling On Open Ground."
Beth Moore founded Living Proof Ministries in 1994 with the purpose of teaching women how to love and live on God’s Word. She has written numerous books and Bible studies, including Breaking Free, Believing God, The Patriarchs and most recently, James: Mercy Triumphs that have been read by women of all ages, races, and denominations.
Dr. Neifert is one of the best women motivational speakers for your conference or event, with impressive professional credentials, powerful content, and eloquent delivery. She is an ideal keynote speaker for professional organizations, health-related associations, hospitals, faith-based groups, civic organizations, and community events. Dr. Neifert is both a compelling speaker on life balance, as well as a nationally recognized parenting and breastfeeding expert.
An amazing speaker, who has addressed heads of state worldwide, has guided & touched the most famous people, with his powerful story, DEEP beautiful voice and graphic stories. Wintley Phipps was born in Trinidad, West Indies, and grew up in Montreal, Canada. In those formative years he was surrounded by music of the church. Following graduation from Kingsway College (a high school near Toronto, Ontario) he attended Oakwood College in the 1970s, where he studied music theory and began writing gospel music.
Kevin Sorbo is a strong leading man and a hunky Half-God, Kevin brings a refreshing cadence to Hollywoodleads "A World Fit for Kids”, a successful mentoring model that trains inner-city teens to use school, fitness, sports and positive role models for themselves, and then become the coaches and mentors for younger children. In 2004, the program was awarded the Governor’s Gold Star for the most successful after-school program in the state of California.
Martha Williamson is a 20-year veteran of the entertainment industry. She began writing for television in 1984, working on musical variety programs for Carol Burnett, Walt Disney Television and others. She then spent six years in situation comedy as a writer and producer on such series as The Facts of Life and The Family Man before making the transition to one-hour drama in 1992.