Keynote Speakers

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – Kenyon Salo

 Kenyon SaloKenyon Salo is one of the top trainers, facilitators and keynote speakers in his field of adventure, leadership, team building, sales, inspiration and motivation. One of only five members on the Denver Broncos Thunderstorm Skydive Team he is seen each week flying into Sports Authority Field at 60+mph, ending with a soft tip-toe landing on the ten yard line. He brings to the stage over 20+ years of successful audience engagement through humor, awe-inspiring moments, prolific storytelling and ‘edge-of-the seat’ content. His goal is to deliver high caliber, powerful and heart touching content to each person in the room.

He is a keynote speaker with the elements of a James Bond character. He is a speaker who carries confidence across the stage, pays attention to details, dominates technology, dresses to kill and always connects deeply with his audiences. Also, he easily stays cool under pressure while delivering the feeling of a fun adventure. Lastly, he understands the value of team work that is combined brilliantly with ultimate leadership skills.

Fast Facts:

    • Master Trainer and Speaker of more than 100k+ people
    • Trainer for a National Social Media Campaign for Fortune 500 Company
    • Featured on NFL Films, ESPN, NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MTV
    • NFL Denver Broncos Thunderstorm Skydive Team
    • Performed Stand-Up Comedy at Denver Comedy Works
  • Travelled to 49/50 US States and 27+ Countries
  • Believes in High Quality and Professional Experiences
  • Photographer, Adventure Video Creator
  • 5500+ Skydives
  • 450+ BASE Jumps
  • 2 Amazing Kids

James Bond is one of those heroes that most people can believe in, relate to and truly like. And just like 007, he shares actionable items that allows the attendees to walk away feeling powerful and ready to take on the world. This is done all while leaving event planners/clients smiling and high-fiving in the back of the room.

It’s time to take action and set the stage for greatness.

Through the demonstration of maverick leadership, people will often simply charge forward with enough confidence and courage, that people will follow his/their lead.

So get ready to move forward with adventures in great keynotes, partnership celebrations and combined success

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – Steve Gilliland

 Steve GillilandTHE SPEAKER
A member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, Steve Gilliland is one of the most in-demand and top-rated speakers in the world. Recognized as a master storyteller and brilliant comedian, he can be heard daily on SiriusXM Radio’s Laugh USA. With an appeal that transcends barriers of age, culture and occupation—plus an interactive and entertaining style—Steve shows audiences how to open doors to success in their careers, their relationships and their lives. Presenting to over 250,000 people a year, more than two million have now heard him speak, with audiences encompassing nearly three dozen industries. Steve has the distinction of speaking in all 50 states and in 15 countries. As one newspaper stated, “Steve is what happens when the humor of a stand-up comic collides with the inspiration of motivational speaker.”

In addition to his brilliant speaking career, Steve is a prolific, accomplished author, evidenced by four of his books—Enjoy The Ride, Making a Difference, Hide Your Goat and Detour—perennially making the publisher’s bestseller list and his being named Author of the Year. His thought-provoking writing style makes his articles a favorite with nationally prominent magazines. He influences the lives of millions through his presentations, books, CDs and DVDs. An extensive array of these products has been utilized by small businesses, Fortune 500 companies, U.S. and Canadian government agencies, churches, school districts and nonprofit organizations. Speaking the language of active business leaders, his books and CDs identify practical lessons that grow people and their businesses.

Steve built a multimillion-dollar company from the ground up on the same philosophy he expounds to his audiences. If you continually learn more about your company, your industry, your customer and yourself, you will always be a leader. You will be purpose-driven rather than process-driven, and you will make a difference. His motto is straightforward: “If you take care of people, the business will follow.” He has been recognized by Who’s Who for Speakers and Business Professionals, and The Pittsburgh Business Times named his company one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the region.

Steve was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area, resides in North Carolina and travels the world. He received his bachelor’s degree from Grove City College (PA) and his MBA from Globe University (MN). He is a proud grandpa, devoted father of four boys and a loving husband to his wife, Diane. Steve learned great compassion for people and a commitment to a hard work and balanced life ethic at the knee of his highly principled Christian mother and stepfather. Whether Steve is speaking at an event, writing about current issues that impact people or leading his own employees, he is not just a person who challenges people to change, he motivates them to do so.

Everyone who hears his message leaves with a renewed sense of enthusiasm for who they are and for what really matters.