[DURHAM, NC] – All American Entertainment, a full-service talent booking agency headquartered in Durham, N.C., enters 2019 following the success of a record-breaking year. AAE booked a total of 889 events throughout 2018 compared to 709 events in 2017.
This accomplishment follows a three-year growth of 214 percent and solidifies AAE’s role as one of the most prominent talent booking agencies in the country. Some of the high profile speakers booked for 2018 events included Ava DuVernay, Ken Jeong, Malala Yousafzai, Rachel Hollis, and Brett Favre.
“2018 was another record year with an impressive 25 percent increase in speaker events booked,” says AAE’s Vice President of Operations, Margo Dunnigan. “In 2019, we’ll continue to be laser-focused on our core mission: providing a best-in-class talent booking experience.”
In addition to breaking the company record of events booked, AAE was included in the prestigious 2018 Inc. 5000 List of fastest-growing private companies in America. The 2018 Inc. 5000 list ranked AAE as the No. 2080 company overall and No. 53 in North Carolina. In the Business Products & Services category, AAE ranked No. 194 nationwide and No. 7 in the state. AAE was one of only 11 Durham, N.C. companies to make the list.
Following the Inc. 5000 announcement, AAE was named to Triangle Business Journal’s 2018 Best Places to Work, ranking No. 1 in the small business category. AAE was one of only three companies to be named to both prominent lists.
“We feel that being named a Best Place to Work and the Inc. 5000 accolade go hand in hand,” says Dunnigan. “Company culture has always been a top priority; a happy and fulfilled team produces the highest quality work and results in very happy clients.”
About All American Entertainment
All American Entertainment (AAE) is a full-service booking agency connecting audiences with innovative minds and powerful ideas across all disciplines. As one of the largest global talent buyers, AAE works to identify and engage the best speakers for conferences, conventions, and special events, and has booked over $150M of celebrity talent on behalf of thousands of the most respected companies and organizations in the world. AAE has secured some of the most influential figures and thought leaders of our time, including: Sir Richard Branson, Amal Clooney, Mehmet Oz, Malcolm Gladwell, Magic Johnson, Caroline Kennedy, Anderson Cooper, Seth Meyers, and Bruno Mars.
For more information about All American Entertainment, please visit www.allamericanspeakers.com or call 1-800-698-2536.