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What Makes a Great Opening Speaker?


Great Opening Speakers:

  • Set the tone for the rest of the event.
  • Break the ice and gets people talking.
  • Inspire people to interact and connect with each other.
  • Energize the audience with a call to action.
  • Motivate people to make their time at the event count.

Here are 5 of our highest rated Opening Speakers:

Dan Clark | Inspirational Speaker on Teamwork and Sales
Motivational speaker Dan Clark encourages attendees to raise the bar and push themselves to the next level. Teaching a solid foundation on Perspective, Authenticity, Service Before Self, and Commitment to Excellence in All We Do, attendees will be inspired, energized and ready to learn what the rest of the event has in store.

Chip Eichelberger | Motivational Speaker
Chip Eichelberger’s interactive presentations break the ice and get attendees Switched On! Through his motivational keynotes, audience members feel empowered, engaged and ready to achieve peak performance. Eichelberger leaves attendees feeling ready to tackle new challenges; he works with them to look at what they’re doing now, find more effective options, and commit to change that creates productivity and value for your organization.

Carol Kinsey Goman | Speaker on Leadership, Body Language, Collaboration, and Change
Body language expert Carol Kinsey Goman, teaches attendees the importance of appearance, posture, gesture, touch, facial expression, eye contact, voice, space and time. Through an interactive presentation, she teaches them how to read verbal and nonverbal messages in those around them, and brings awareness to the attendees own body language. By learning how to better read others and express themselves, attendees will be ready to communicate, make themselves more approachable, and discuss their new found knowledge.

Polly LaBarre | Speaker on Innovation, Leadership and Management
Innovative speaker and captivating storyteller Polly LaBarre, offers fresh perspectives on the modern organization. Attendees walk away with mind-flipping insights on how to evolve their management model – the most powerful source of competitive advantage today – and build an organization that is truly fit for the future: endlessly adaptable, relentlessly inventive, and genuinely inspiring.

Cam Marston | Generational Expert and Motivational Speaker
Cam Marston focuses on opening communication between multiple generations in the workplace. Through his engaging presentations, he will teach attendees how to effectively build connections needed to boost employee performance and retention. His practical ideas and techniques will start Matures, Boomers, Xers, and Millennials engaging with each other at the event and practice their new found knowledge before taking it with them back to the workplace.

*Speakers are listed in alphabetical order.