[DURHAM, N.C.] – All American Entertainment, one of the country’s most prominent talent booking agencies, announced that its Vice President of Operations, Margo Dunnigan, was honored by Triangle Business Journal at the 2019 Women in Business Awards. She received the Inspiration award in recognition of the way she inspires the AAE team through her leadership.

Dunnigan was one of 26 women honored at the 2019 Women in Business Awards luncheon.

The 21st annual Women in Business Awards took place on March 28 at the Prestonwood Country Club in Cary. Hosted by Triangle Business Journal, the annual awards luncheon honored local women with exceptional success in leadership across different industries. This year there were over 200 nominations, and 26 women were honored at the ceremony for their accomplishments in business and community service.

“I’m flattered to have been nominated for this award, and feel like I share the honor with my entire team,” said Dunnigan. “I was truly inspired and excited by the fellow award winners and the amazing work they are doing in the Triangle.”

Since joining AAE eight years ago, Dunnigan has helped create the company’s encouraging workplace environment, which led to AAE being named the No. 1 Small Business in Triangle Business Journal’s list of 2018 Best Places to Work. Under her leadership, the team has grown to include more than 30 dedicated employees in the span of only a few years.

Dunnigan with AAE’s CEO, Greg Friedlander.

Dunnigan joined the company in 2011 and has over 10 years of experience in the talent booking industry. When she accepted the Inspiration award onstage at the luncheon she was asked what she would tell her 21-year-old self.

“Have perspective when going through challenges… Looking back on them they were just growing opportunities,” she answered.



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.