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Find Top Keynote Speakers in Chicago

Local Chicago speakers, sports celebrities and famous motivational speakers

All American Speakers is proud to be your source for some of the best Chicago based keynote speakers, athletes, celebrities and entertainers. Our database contains extensive listings of professional speakers and local personalities serving Chicago and surrounding cities in Illinois

Don’t want to deal with the hassle and expense of complicated travel arrangements? Looking to replace a last minute cancellation or speaker who got stuck in the snow?

With the cost of top speakers on the rise, there are many benefits to booking a local speaker. Many speakers will have different fees for local events (some speakers will discount their fee), or may have different requirements for events located on the east coast vs. the west coast. Generally, the less travel that is required and the easier the event is, the more likely a speaker will consider discounting their fee.

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Booking Info for Abraham Conlon
Abraham Conlon

Chef/Co-owner of Eat Fat Rice in Chicago

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Adam Baldwin
Adam Baldwin

Actor; Known for his role on Firefly

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Adam Fein
Adam Fein

Adam J. Fein, Ph.D. is the founder and president of Pembroke Consulting, Inc., a firm that helps senior executives of wholesale distribution, manufacturing, and B2B technology companies build and sustain market leadership.

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Al Goldstein
Al Goldstein

Co-founder and CEO, Avant

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Booking Info for Aleksandar Hemon
Aleksandar Hemon

Author of "The Lazarus Project"

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Alice Dreger
Alice Dreger

Bioethicist, Author & Professor of Clinical Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Alison Miller
Alison Miller

Former Vice President of Marketing for Chicago Cubs; CMO of Arbor Investments

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Alison Victoria
Alison Victoria

Host, Kitchen Crashers & Interior Designer

Fee Range:  $20,000 - $30,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Allison Tolman
Allison Tolman

Actress Known for Her Role in "Fargo" and "The Gift"

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Alpana Singh
Alpana Singh

Proprietor, Master Sommelier & Author

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Amanda Lannert
Amanda Lannert

CEO, Jellyvision Lab

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Andrew Razeghi
Andrew Razeghi

Adjunct Associate Professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University; Educator of Change and New Ideas

Fee Range:  $20,000 - $30,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Andrew Schrage
Andrew Schrage

Andrew Schrage, Money Crashers Personal Finance

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Aneesh Sohoni
Aneesh Sohoni

Project Director with The New Teachers Project

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Booking Info for Angel Gomez
Angel Gomez

Angel Gomez partners with executives of world-leading companies to build better people, better leaders and better organizations.

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Angelica Ross
Angelica Ross

Founder of TransTech Social Enterprises

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Booking Info for Anna Stork
Anna Stork

Co-Founder of LuminAID

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Booking Info for Anne Calcagno
Anne Calcagno

Author, Professor in MFA Program at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Anthony C Mersino
Anthony C Mersino

Anthony Mersino is an Agile Transformation Coach and Change Agent who is passionate about helping technology teams THRIVE and organizations TRANSFORM.

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Ashish Patel
Ashish Patel

Senior Vice President of Social Media, NowThis Media

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Audrey Henderson
Audrey Henderson

Founder & Owner, Knowledge Empowerment

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Audrey Niffenegger
Audrey Niffenegger

Best-Selling Author, 'The Time Traveler's Wife'

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Barry Moltz
Barry Moltz

Serial Entrepreneur, Knowledgeable on How to Run Small Businesses

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Ben Roche
Ben Roche

Former Co-Executive Chef at Baume & Brix; Previous Co-Host of "Future Food" on Discovery Planet

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

Professional Baseball Player for the Chicago Cubs

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Booking Info for Betsy Hart
Betsy Hart

Betsy Hart is a conservative columnist for the Scripps Howard News Service. Her column on cultural, family, and political issues, "From the Hart," is distributed nationally each week to newspapers across the country, regularly appearing in The Chicago Sun

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Beverly Kim
Beverly Kim

Chef-owner of Parachute, Top Chef Finalist

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Bill Kim
Bill Kim

Award-Winning Chef and Founder of BellyQ, Belly Shack & Urban Belly

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Booking Info for Bill Rancic
Bill Rancic

Apprentice Winner; Entrepreneuer & Star of "Giuliana & Bill"

Fee Range:  $20,000 - $30,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Bill Walsh
Bill Walsh

Venture Capitalist; CEO & Founder Powerteam International.

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Bo Jackson
Bo Jackson

Only Athlete Named an All-Star in Both NFL and MLB All-Star Teams; Heisman Trophy Winner at Auburn

Fee Range:  $30,000 - $50,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Bob Sirott & Marianne Murciano
Bob Sirott & Marianne Murciano

Husband and Wife Broadcast Journalist Duo

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Brad Keywell
Brad Keywell

Co-founder of Lightbank & Groupon

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Bradie Tennell
Bradie Tennell

Olympic Figure Skater

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Bridget Brennan
Bridget Brennan

CEO of Female Factor; Author of "Why She Buys: The New Strategy for Reaching the Worlds Most Powerful Consumers"

Fee Range:  $20,000 - $30,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Bridget V. Brennan
Bridget V. Brennan

High energy presentations on marketing and selling to women. Can serve as keynote or lead training workshops and brainstorms.

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Britt Dougherty
Britt Dougherty

Leads "Project Luna" at MillerCoors

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for C.J. Good
C.J. Good

C. J. Good is a Life and Wellness Coach, Keynote Speaker and Author who has contributed as a marketing executive and global meeting planner for organizations.

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Carol Marin
Carol Marin

Political editor, NBC5 News. Contributor, WTTW's Chicago Tonight. Director, DePaul Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence.

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Carol Moseley Braun
Carol Moseley Braun

First Female African-American United States Senator

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Booking Info for Carol Roth
Carol Roth

Author of Bestselling Book "The Entrepreneur Equation" and Former Investment Banker

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Cary Hayner
Cary Hayner

Co-Founder and CTO at SiNode Systems

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Cat Osterman
Cat Osterman

Member of the 2004 Olympic Gold Medal Softball Team

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Catherine Garceau
Catherine Garceau

Olympic Bronze Medalist, Author of "Swimming Out of Water: How An Olympian's Struggle Inspired Breakthrough Discoveries in Health and Well-Being"

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Chance the Rapper
Chance the Rapper

Hip Hop Recording Artist; Grammy Winner

Fee Range:  $200,000 and above About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Charlene Carruthers
Charlene Carruthers

Queer Feminist Activist and Organizer

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Charlie Kirk
Charlie Kirk

Founder & Execuive Director of Turning Point USA

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Charlie Trotter
Charlie Trotter

Charlie Trotter opened Charlie Trotter's (Chicago) in 1987 with his father, Bob Trotter as his partner. The restaurant has been open for 21 years.

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Cheryl Corley
Cheryl Corley

Based in NPR's Chicago Bureau, Cheryl Corley travels throughout the Midwest covering issues and events from Ohio to South Dakota as a National Desk reporter.

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Chief Keef
Chief Keef

Rapper from Chicago Known for Songs Like "Love Sosa" and "I Don't Like"

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Booking Info for Chris Gardner
Chris Gardner

Inspiration for the Film "The Pursuit of Happyness"

Fee Range:  $50,000 - $100,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Chris Tyler
Chris Tyler

Materials and Process Engineer at Boeing

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Booking Info for Christian Stolte
Christian Stolte

Actor known for his TV roles in NBC's "Chicago Fire" and "Prison Break". Featured in film such as "Law Abiding Citizen" and "Public Enemies"

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Christopher Anne Robinson-Easley
Christopher Anne Robinson-Easley

Expert in Management and Organization Development, Former Business Executive, Author, Consultant and Retired Higher Education Professor and Senior Administrator

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Chuck Templeton
Chuck Templeton

Founder of Open Table

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Booking Info for Cindy Schuman
Cindy Schuman

Pastry Chef at Sepia in Chicago

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for CJ Przybyl
CJ Przybyl

Snapsheet, President & Co-Founder

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Booking Info for Clint Jones
Clint Jones

Co-Founder & CEO, GoHealth

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Booking Info for Comedy Sportz
Comedy Sportz

The Interactive Improv Experience

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Booking Info for Common
Common

Award-Winning Artist, Actor, Producer, Musician & Writer

Fee Range:  $100,000 - $200,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Connie K. Duckworth
Connie K. Duckworth

Founder, ARZU; Former Partner and Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs, & Co.

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Courtney Shelton Hunt
Courtney Shelton Hunt

Digital Era Thinker, Strategist, Tactician, Coach | Consultant, Author, Speaker, Educator

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Craig Benzine
Craig Benzine

Video Producer, Musician and Vlogger; Known by his YouTube Channel Name of WheezyWaiter

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dan Alarik
Dan Alarik

Founder and CEO of gruntstyle.com and alphaoutpost.com

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Booking Info for Dan Hampton
Dan Hampton

Member of the NFL Hall of Fame; Former Defensive End for the Chicago Bears

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dan Pancake
Dan Pancake

Owner and Operator of Cakeridge Farms

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dan Patrick
Dan Patrick

Host of the Nationally Syndicated "Dan Patrick Show"

Fee Range:  $30,000 - $50,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dan Wagner
Dan Wagner

Civis Analytics, CEO & Founder

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Booking Info for Danielle Colby-Cushman
Danielle Colby-Cushman

TV Personality on "American Pickers" and Burlesque Dancer

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Danielle Dumerer
Danielle Dumerer

Chief Information Officer, Department of Innovation and Technology, City of Chicago

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Booking Info for Darnell McDonald
Darnell McDonald

Mental Skills Coordinator for the Chicago Cubs; Former MLB Player for the Minnesota Twins, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees & Chicago Cubs

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Booking Info for Dave Beran
Dave Beran

Award-Winning Executive Chef at Next Restaurant

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Booking Info for David Hale
David Hale

Global Economist

Fee Range:  $30,000 - $50,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for David Heinemeier Hansson
David Heinemeier Hansson

Programmer and Creator of Ruby on Rails

Fee Range:  $20,000 - $30,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for David Kalt
David Kalt

Reverb, CEO & Founder

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Booking Info for Dawoud Bey
Dawoud Bey

Photographer & Educator

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Booking Info for Debbie Lessin
Debbie Lessin

Facilitates Interactive Workshops on Life Balance

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Debra Cafaro
Debra Cafaro

Chairman of the Board & CEO of Ventas

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Booking Info for Debra Schwartz
Debra Schwartz

Managing director, MacArthur Foundation

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Booking Info for Deirdre McCloskey
Deirdre McCloskey

Professor of Economics, History, English and Communication at the University of Illinois

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Booking Info for Dennis DeYoung
Dennis DeYoung

Founding Member of the Rock Group Styx

Fee Range:  $50,000 - $100,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose

Professional Basketball Player with the Chicago Bulls

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Booking Info for Doug Dvorak
Doug Dvorak

Dr. Carpediem is an internationally recognized motivational speaker, an expert on peak performance and a clinical psychic.

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dr. Arin N. Reeves
Dr. Arin N. Reeves

President at Nextions LLC & Expert in Workplace Leadership and Inclusion

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dr. Chris E. Stout
Dr. Chris E. Stout

Managing Director of Center for Global Initiatives

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Booking Info for Dr. David Thornburg
Dr. David Thornburg

David Thornburg is Founder and Director of Global Operaions for the Thornburg Center.

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dr. Dorothy Espelage
Dr. Dorothy Espelage

Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana,"Champaign, and an International Expert in Bullying

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dr. Ian Smith
Dr. Ian Smith

Doctor, Media Consultant, & Best-Selling Author

Fee Range:  $20,000 - $30,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu
Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

Author / Speaker

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dr. Jeffrey Bauer
Dr. Jeffrey Bauer

Health Futurist, Author and Medical Economist

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dr. Judith Wright
Dr. Judith Wright

Inspirational Speaker; Trainer; Life Coach; Best-Selling Author of "The Soft Addiction Solution" and most recently "The One Decision"

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Dr. Laura Berman
Dr. Laura Berman

Sex Educator, Therapist & Researcher

Fee Range:  $20,000 - $30,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Dr. Steven Lee
Dr. Steven Lee

Co-Founder & Chief Science Officer, Opternative

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Eddie Lou
Eddie Lou

Co-Founder & CEO, Shiftgig

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Booking Info for Emerson Spartz
Emerson Spartz

CEO, Spartz Media, Founder of MuggleNet

Fee Range:  $10,000 - $20,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Emily Graslie
Emily Graslie

Chief Curiosity Correspondent, Chicago Field Museum

Fee Range:  $5,000 - $10,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Emily Oster
Emily Oster

American Economist and Author

Fee Range:  $20,000 - $30,000 About Fees
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Booking Info for Emily Yellin
Emily Yellin

Author, Your Call Is (Not That)Important to Us: Customer Service and What It Reveals About Our World and Our Lives.

Fee Range:  Please Contact About Fees
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Booking Info for Eric Lefkofsky
Eric Lefkofsky

Co-founder of Lightbank; Founder & director of InnerWorkings, Inc., Echo Global Logistics, Inc., Mediaocean and Groupon, Inc.

Fee Range:  $30,000 - $50,000 About Fees
Travels From: Chicago - IL
Booking Info for Erik Severinghaus
Erik Severinghaus

SpringCM, CSO

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Local Chicago speakers, sports celebrities and famous motivational speakers

All American Speakers is proud to be your source for some of the best Chicago based keynote speakers, athletes, celebrities and entertainers. Our database contains extensive listings of professional speakers and local personalities serving Chicago and surrounding cities in Illinois

Don’t want to deal with the hassle and expense of complicated travel arrangements? Looking to replace a last minute cancellation or speaker who got stuck in the snow?

With the cost of top speakers on the rise, there are many benefits to booking a local speaker. Many speakers will have different fees for local events (some speakers will discount their fee), or may have different requirements for events located on the east coast vs. the west coast. Generally, the less travel that is required and the easier the event is, the more likely a speaker will consider discounting their fee.

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