Black Meetings and Tourism

May/June 2014

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I N T H E N E W S B M & T ••• May/June 2014 ••• 8 TOP 10 POPULAR CELEBRITY AFRICAN AMERICAN KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Are you planning an upcoming convention, meeting or incentive program and looking for dynamic yet affordable keynote speakers to spice up your event? Well look no further! Impact Entertainment is just what the doctor ordered. The Florida-based company, which books keynote speakers for events and con- ferences, puts out a top-10 list each year of the most popular affordable celebrity Black keynote speakers for your consideration. 1. Spike Lee Well known producer, director and actor discusses his struggles in Hollywood and how he found success. 2. Magic Johnson Legendary NBA player and businessman - Magic is one of the best business speak- ers available and talks about his transition from the NBA to business mogul. 5. Tiki Barber Former NFL player — Tiki Barber tells the story of how he went from former NFL player to starting compa- nies and how to find eventual success. 6. Russell Simmons Hip Hop Mogul and Media Visionary - Russell is a great story teller on how he built hip hop into a multi-bil- lion dollar industry. 7. Condoleeza Rice Former Secretary of State - Condoleeza discusses her thoughts on the future of the United States economy and the world.. 8. Don Lemon CNN anchor. Don is an activist for gay rights and free speech. 9. Wally Amos Founder of Famous Amos Cookies. Wally reveals his secrets for building a successful business at any age.. 3. Soledad O'Brien Former CNN anchor and known journalist. Soledad speaks on diversity in the world and on television. 4. Robin Roberts Co-Anchor of ABC News' Good Morning America - Her battle with breast cancer is well documented. She speaks on how she fights through the constant struggle.

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