2001 updates to entertainment suppliers and producers
in the convention, conference and tradeshow industry
Request speakers from all bureaus
- Lordly Speakers Bureau
Full service entertainment agency and meeting production company. This well established bureau has won industry awards for strategic services, and has some of the top celebrity speakers, experts, and headline entertainers. This is a site to visit.
- Susan Rallings Speakers and Trainers Bureau
This useful web site offers a search service to get the right guest speakers, trainers and entertainers. It is affiliated with other bureau's through Australia and Internationally.
- Speaker Resource Center
Chicago-based speakers bureau offers an online order form that is easy to use and a short review of tips to use in selecting professional speakers.
- Executive Speakers Bureau
Based in Memphis, it provides a national speaker and midsouth speakers list with short well done descriptions. This web site offers a speaker request form.
- National Speakers Bureau
Leading agency offers a straight forward approach to top speakers. This well established 20-year-old National Speakers Bureau includes monthly features under reports. Also offers public relations and event production services from Contemporary Communications Ltd.
- Royce Carlton
New York City based Royce Carlton offers a variety of top authors and speakers. This well established agency exclusively represents some of the nation's leading science, academic, media, business, and entertainment personalities. The site includes a helpful description of each speaker and a conference speaker request form.
- David Lavin Agency
This major Canadian speakers bureau has recently merged with Boston based Quest Agency. It has nice additions with expanded biographies of speakers. Includes helpful articles and related resources. Emphasis is on lecture agent consulting services. A site to watch.
- Premiere Speakers Bureau
From Nashville, this site has a selection of speakers in different categories and includes a helpful group of speakers on faith and family. Check out the backstage pass page for tips and follow up resources.
- Keppler Associates
A national list of speakers with helpful tips from the pros provides helpful services for association and college meeting planners. The site descibes the benefits of working with this well established agency and offers an online speaker request form.
- Speakers Online
The first web site to provide home pages for speakers bureaus. The site continues to expand and offers listing of speakers by fee, range, topic, and location. Searchable database includes short video clips of speakers.
- Great Speakers!
High quality and effective service with quick response from California speakers agency. Offers exclusive speakers and provides national and international speakers.
- The Harry Walker Speakers Bureau
Well established agency, with over 50 years experience exclusively representing former heads of state, nobel laureates, prominent entertainers, journalism's biggest names, and best-selling authors. Nicely designed site.
- Leigh Bureau
One of the most impressive lists of speakers in the world, America's oldest bureau offers an effective site with useful and helpful descriptions of speakers. The A-Z speakers index by itself is worth a look around.
- Eagles Talent Agency
With twenty years of in-depth experience, Eagles Talent Agency offers quick access to any speaker or entertainment act in the world. This is a helpful site with practical information and is another site that is worth the look around.
- Speakers Bureau Unlimited
SBU provides educational seminars and keynote speakers with professional attention and detail to achieve client success.
- 4 Speakers
The 4Speakers web site based in Palm Springs, California is one of the best. It offers a ten-step program for getting started, and lists 100 reasons to work with The Agency. Provides a toll-free number and a short list of speakers. This site takes a useful approach that reflects its 25 years of experience.
- The All-Star Agency
This speakers agency features professional speakers and well known entertainment celebrities. Offers a side bar cartoon to help select services and agency resources.
Nationwide Speakers Bureau
This speakers agency from Southern California offers a wide selection of speakers and entertainers for managed events and meetings. The site is updated with a monthly new speakers feature, newsletters and speaker hall of fame.
- Agricultural Speakers Network
ASN is a clean well designed site headed by the youngest former president of IGAB. It offers meeting planner tips and a downlodable Adobe Acrobat Newsletter on speaker and event ideas. A good site to check out and one that is on the right track.
- Association of Space Explorers Speakers Bureau
The ASES Bureau provides access to speakers with a view from above by someone who's been there. This is a site for retired astronauts as celebrity speakers. Some pages seem pretty heavy on pictures, but the list of members will amaze you.
- Charisma Productions
A speakers bureau headed by a former professional meeting planner. The site offers short and helpful descriptions of well-known professional speakers as well as tips on how to work with a bureau.
- Speaker Services
Based in Los Angles, it offers an on-line version of a resource directory called "Speaker Services." The focus is on speakers, consultants & entertainment services. Well done request form for speakers.
This site helps locate special guest speakers and experts for the media. Developing resources should be useful for events and conferences.
IGAB is the major association of lecture bureaus and agencies which actively engages in the placement of speakers. This site offers useful links to regional USA members and international agent members, but some news and resouce links are still under construction.
A very useful resource, it promotes speakers on critical and imaginative thinking about domestic and international issues. Offers information on schedules, short bios and topics for speakers on lecture tours. A helpful and well designed site.
- Speakers Spotlight
Another useful and well done site. A Canadian speakers bureau with focused information on business authors and speakers available for worldwide meetings.
- Gold Stars Speakers Bureau
This Arizona-based agency helps you find the right speaker for meetings, managed events and conventions. Online form helps identify needs for speakers and topics.
- Speakers Platform
A leading resource for meeting planners to help them find speakers, read articles, browse products and check out a review of great speakers. Includes an evaluation process for naming top speakers and a national seminar finder service.
- Dick Hall Productions,Inc.
Former MPI president provides an upbeat resource for entertainment, speakers, special events, and celebrity endorsements for the meeting convention, trade show, and casino markets. It has a helpful list of top professional speakers.
- Seminar finders
Expanding service that's being updated with information to help you find professional seminars in the United States. A welcome direct resource. Accepted providers can add seminar information at no charge.
- Greater Talent
New York City based agency offers a top name celebrity addressing today's hottest issues.Includes a list of nationally known speakers with helpful categories, and offers a chance to win a prize for the best question.
- Keynote Speakers Inc.
Background infomation from an agency brochure listing services. A link to one of ther favorite speakers shows promise.
- The Noble Internet Directories
This site is not a speakers bureau, but it uses a search engine with speakers that have advertised in topics and areas of expertise. The site is active and useful, but is limited to speakers, authors and consultants that have subscribed.
- The Expertise Center
Another site that is not a bureau, but offers services for speakers to showcase there work with real-audio. It has a searchable database for consultants and speakers online, and self registering forums. It has a useful concept of services for speakers and meeting planners.
- World Class Speakers &
California-based speakers bureau with speaker biographies and agent services.
- The Corporate Comedy Connection
Agency information on a company that specializes in finding comedians for conferences.
- Walters International Speakers Bureau
This site is an asset for services to speakers. It includes products, magazine articles and platform tools for hiring and training professional speakers. A helpful site that is on the right track.
- American Program Bureau
This established Boston based speakers bureau provides lists of speakers in several categories. It includes a helpful category on diversity speakers.
- American Speakers Bureau
This Orlando, Florida based ASB has an updated look and style, helpful links to bios on speakers and entertainers, and includes resources to products and services for meeting planners and speakers.
- Leading Authorities: America's Best Speakers and Entertainment
This is a major agency that has a colorful site of top speakers and entertainers with audio preview tapes. Includes tips from meeting consultants and the Voices of America newsletter. It is a Washington based speakers agency with expertise and a helpful catalogue.
- ALLSTAR ALLIANCE
This site has helpful resources for booking speakers and also offers creative services for speakers to develop showcase marketing materials. Includes useful information for meeting planners and professional speakers.
- Speakers Plus
With Virgina and Florida locations, Speakers Plus offers professional speaker information, and includes a list of top name speakers.
- Pinnacle Mountain Speakers Bureau
Located in Calgary, Alberta, Pinnacle Mountain is a helpful site with updates on news and events. It offers a book and tape buying service and hosts a speaker showcase with the local chapter of MPI.
- SPEAKINC Speakers Bureau
SPEAKINC operates an easy to use web site with a focused list of non-exclusive speakers. Employee owned and operated from San Diego, it provides an online request form for speakers and a 24 hour paging number.
- Barber & Associates
This nicley focused entertainment brokers site offers several categories of entertainers and public speakers. It includes a speaker request form with a wide list of top celebrity and motivational speakers. Based in Knoxville, TN.
- Conference Speakers International
From South Africa and titled "Speakers of Substance," this bureau includes a short helpful description of speakers, trainers and celebrities in different categories. This web site also offers a conference speakers request form.
- Convention Connection
An easy-to-use site with an established list of public speakers and a nice search engine. Based in Southern California and headed by a top motivaltional speaker, this is a practical resource for finding speakers and entertainers.
- Capitol City Speakers Bureau
This company promotes an annual showcase of speakers and trainers in the US midwest. The site has clear descriptions of featured speakers and includes a certified meeting planner service. This is an easy and helpful site to use.
A nicely done web site with loads of helpful information. It offers to make direct booking of speakers easy and practical. The terms and conditions page and speaker bios pages are worth a look around. The service being offered could help change the way speakers and meeting planners work.
- Speaker Booking Service
This site starts with a snazzy picture of Malibu Beach and offers a free newsletter and an impressive list of speakers. Based in Southern California, they have a lot going on. The site specializes in motivational & business speakers, authors, political &
Miami's new web site, Access to Experts, has an easy approach to reviewing speakers, trainers and experts in management, sales and marketing. This web site reflects a helpful style of getting information that is focused on corporate training programs.
- Saxtons' Speakers Bureau
In combination with the Harry M Miller Speakers Bureau, this website offers an upbeat list of exclusive Australian business speakers and authors. Includes recent news on meetings and conferences.
- AEI Speakers
This is a fast loading, user-friendly web site for getting up to date information on top speakers and entertainers. AEI Speakers is based in Boston, and is a division of American Entertainment International.
- Damon Brooks Associates
Damon Brooks Associates is an established speakers bureau that exclusively represents individuals who have a disability and speak and entertain professionally. This is a helpful site that offers a speaker request form and updated newsletter. It's worth a look around.
- Jillie Bushell Associates
Jillie Bushell Associates is a corporate entertainment agency based in London. This one has a snappy style and offers a fresh upbeat look at speakers and entertainers. This is a site to watch!
One of the largest speakers bureaus in Germany. The agency handles international authors, celebrities, and trainers and combines an easy-to-use visual description of services for events with meeting resources.
- Executive Speakers
Another snappy site based in Memphis. This one has a mid-southern speaker resource and helpful online speaker request form. The agency has a wide variety of local and national speakers.
- Talarforum i Skandinavien AB
The largest speakers bureau in Northern Europe, they provides speakers, trainers, and celebrities for meetings all over the World. The website is published in several languages, including English.
- Authors Unlimited
Based in New York City, AUTHORS UNLIMITED books lectures, readings and talks for authors. The web site reflects the agency's work to promote authors as spokespersons for media campaigns and to stimulate book sales.
- Nashville Speakers Bureau
Well laid out site with very helpful information on what people are asking for. Includes family speakers and social issues, and has a toll free number.
- Speakers for Business
Speakers for Business is based in London. It provides consultancy services on high profile business speakers and public figures for corporate events in the UK, Europe and worldwide. They also offer a useful online reminder service for meetings and functions.
- Winners Circle Speakers
From Waterloo, Iowa, this well organized site provides a toll free number and direct links to public speakers. It is an easy to remember site with stars of red, white, and blue.
- Clifford Agency
Based in McLean, Virgina, the site offers a search engine for speakers with a focus on education and the new economy. It also includes a helpful FAQ.
- Celebrity Speakers Bureau
This Las Vegas-oriented site offers a list of older celebrities for appearances, autographs, & product endorsements from Robs Entertainment Services. It includes production and producing for shows & entertainers.
- Corporate Artists
From the BazelGroup in Brentwood Tennessee, this web site provides is focused on entertainment and celebrities. Their Getting Started page provides advice and directions.
- Brooks International
A wide variety of motivational speakers and entertainers. A flash site offers an online speaker quote form. Based in Denver, it is the largest speakers bureau in the West.
- Speakers On Video
Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, this site provides video streaming, video-emailing and direct links for speakers and bureaus. It is a site to watch.
- Speakers Source
The Robbins Group in Tarzana, California, provides a clean, easy-to-use site with a speaker request form and helpful links to speaker bios and booking information.
- Voices Inc.
Based in the Northwest, VoicesInc provides speakers and trainers and their products. The site offers current issues from books and articles and a monthly newsletter. It also includes the new site greatwomenspeakers.com and is worth a look around.
- The Speakers Bureau
This easy-to-use web site focuses on top name speakers and less well known experts. The home page has a nicely done color scheme and each category link provides direct information on speakers.
- Steven Barclay Agency
One of the best web sites, it represents the agency's work with some of the world's most important and thought-provoking authors. Provides lectures, readings, workshops and conferences for a wide variety of meetings and events.
Celebrity Model Management
Celebrity Model Management is located in the UK and offers professional access to a wide variety of entertainers, artists and speakers. CMM provides helpful services on travel, pricing and public relations, including a mail-out service to celebrity speakers. The site is easy to use and comprehensive.
- Celebrity Speakers International
The leading agency based in the UK, Celebrity Speakers offers speaker management and marketing. The CS Limited group also manages speakers and performers in the UK and Europe. This site takes a useful approach and represents the agency consultative services.
- Jostens Speakers Bureau
A highly specialized agency, JSB provides public speakers for students, educators, and parents. Their nicely designed site offers a speaker request form and catalogue of speakers for middle and secondary educational institutions.
- Burns Sports Celebrity Service
This website provides an expert review of sports celebrities for speaking engagements, commercial endorsements, and personal appearances. It is a sports leader with 27 years succesful experience with all major sports celebrities.
- Washington Speakers Bureau
This Washington Speakers Bureau web site is very comprehensive and practical. It is a nice showcase for the list of distinguished world leaders, authors and sports hero speakers it represents. An easy-to-use online service and solutions from the industry leader.
CANSPEAK has been in business for over 10 years with several locations across Canada. Their nicely designed site with topic and speaker sections is helpful and focused mostly on Canadian speakers. This is a site to watch.
One of the best sites has it all. It includes video streaming on demand by VDO live. This a focused site and has speakers products, articles and review information on selected speakers. A site to watch.
- National Speakers
National Speakers has been providing motivational speakers since 1972. The site has a helpful page on meeting planner resources and an excellent speaker search page. The company profile notes its early history as the National Speakers Bureau, and its start booking motivational speakers.
This web site provides information or video tapes on a wide variety of speakers. It includes a request form and a page of topics that link to featured speakers with photos.
- The London Speakers Bureau
A European-oriented speakers' bureau for business, management and political speakers. This London based agency has partners in South Africa, and Australia and has a straight-forward approach. They offer to take you for tea at The Ritz when you come to their city!
- Republic Speakers Bureau
An easy-to-use web site from Nashville. Check out the featured speakers and the Nashville bound page. This site is worth a visit.
- Professional Speakers' Bureau
PSB from Ontario has a great web site. It offers an evaluation and procurement service for professional and celebrity speakers with an easy-to-use, well designed format. Includes helpful and focused updated news articles on speakers.
- International Speakers Bureau
This site is very full and seems to have to much going on. It contains videos of speakers and entertainers, and macromedia, flash and audio clips from the ISB staff. It also has reviews from a meeting planner on top rated speakers.
- Celebrity Speakers
This upbeat international speakers agency based in New Zealand provides current information and helpful tips. Includes online interactivity contests and audio resources for speakers.