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Rana Florida

CEO of Creative Class Group, Bestselling Business Author & Entrepreneur

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Rana Florida Biography

As CEO of the Creative Class Group, Rana Florida manages new business development, marketing, consulting, research and global operations serving such diverse clients as BMW, Converse, IBM, Cirque du Soleil, Audi, Zappos, and Starwood Hotels – to name just a few.

She brings to this leadership role more than two decades of experience in corporate strategy, communications, and marketing, having directed global strategic communications for HMSHost, the world’s largest airport developer, as well as having executed marketing initiatives for Disney Live and Starbucks and events experience working with The Atlantic, CityLab, The Aspen Institute and The Knight Foundation.

Well known as a writer on business and leadership – for Fast Company, Inc.com and the Huffington Post – Florida has also served as a guest business analyst on "The Today Show" and MSNBC’s "The Cycle," has been a Fox News contributor for several years, and has been featured in The New York Times, Vogue Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Market Watch, CNN and The Globe and Mail. Her one-on-one high profile interviews have covered notables – from President Bill Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama to Andre Agassi, Nelly Furtado, Tory Burch, and many more.

She is also heavily involved in philanthropic including The United Nations Global Network on Digital Technologies and Sustainable Urbanization for UN Habitat, The Olympics Committee, Canadian Freestyle Ski Association, The National Ballet of Canada, St. Mike’s Hospital Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit, Luminato Festival, Travel & Leisure Rebel Awards, Le Miami, Objekt USA-Canada, AMBI 2.0 Gala, The Design–Exchange – DX Intersection, Isabella Blow Foundation, Girls E Mentorship, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Airports Council International, Council for International Visitors, The Founders Junior Council of the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Marketing Magazine Awards in Design.

Florida holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and a MBA in marketing and management. Her book, "Upgrade—Taking Your Work and Life From Ordinary to Extraordinary" was a ‘Business Best Seller,’ by Tattered Cover, the largest independent bookstore retailer in the U.S. and The Globe and Mail, Editor’s Pick.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Rana Florida?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rana Florida for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Rana Florida, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rana Florida or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Rana Florida?

    Booking fees for Rana Florida, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rana Florida, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Rana Florida?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rana Florida for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rana Florida for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rana Florida or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rana Florida or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Rana Florida Biography

As CEO of the Creative Class Group, Rana Florida manages new business development, marketing, consulting, research and global operations serving such diverse clients as BMW, Converse, IBM, Cirque du Soleil, Audi, Zappos, and Starwood Hotels – to name just a few.

She brings to this leadership role more than two decades of experience in corporate strategy, communications, and marketing, having directed global strategic communications for HMSHost, the world’s largest airport developer, as well as having executed marketing initiatives for Disney Live and Starbucks and events experience working with The Atlantic, CityLab, The Aspen Institute and The Knight Foundation.

Well known as a writer on business and leadership – for Fast Company, Inc.com and the Huffington Post – Florida has also served as a guest business analyst on "The Today Show" and MSNBC’s "The Cycle," has been a Fox News contributor for several years, and has been featured in The New York Times, Vogue Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Market Watch, CNN and The Globe and Mail. Her one-on-one high profile interviews have covered notables – from President Bill Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama to Andre Agassi, Nelly Furtado, Tory Burch, and many more.

She is also heavily involved in philanthropic including The United Nations Global Network on Digital Technologies and Sustainable Urbanization for UN Habitat, The Olympics Committee, Canadian Freestyle Ski Association, The National Ballet of Canada, St. Mike’s Hospital Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit, Luminato Festival, Travel & Leisure Rebel Awards, Le Miami, Objekt USA-Canada, AMBI 2.0 Gala, The Design–Exchange – DX Intersection, Isabella Blow Foundation, Girls E Mentorship, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Airports Council International, Council for International Visitors, The Founders Junior Council of the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Marketing Magazine Awards in Design.

Florida holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and a MBA in marketing and management. Her book, "Upgrade—Taking Your Work and Life From Ordinary to Extraordinary" was a ‘Business Best Seller,’ by Tattered Cover, the largest independent bookstore retailer in the U.S. and The Globe and Mail, Editor’s Pick.

Rana Florida Videos

  • One Percent Edge #Podcast: Rana Florida
    What does it take to stay competitive and relevant in the world of business? Our talk with Rana Florida will reveal some of the secrets of someone...
  • Top Tip: Lead By Example
    Rana Florida, the CEO of Creative Class Group, tells us how you can teach your employees to lead by being a good leader yourself.
  • The Today Show: Rana Florida
    The Today Show - Rana Florida: 9 out of 10 women want a raise but are scared to ask

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  • How to book Rana Florida?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rana Florida for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Rana Florida, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rana Florida or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Rana Florida?

    Booking fees for Rana Florida, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rana Florida, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rana Florida?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rana Florida for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rana Florida for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rana Florida or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rana Florida or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Rana Florida is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Rana Florida for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Rana Florida generally travels from TorontoCanada and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Fran Hauser, Donna Orender, Emilie Aries, Jacqueline Novogratz and Peter Diamandis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rana Florida for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Rana Florida Speaker Videos

  • One Percent Edge #Podcast: Rana Florida
    What does it take to stay competitive and relevant in the world of business? Our talk with Rana Florida will reveal some of the secrets of someone who is “figuring it out.” She has insights to...
    Top Tip: Lead By Example
    Rana Florida, the CEO of Creative Class Group, tells us how you can teach your employees to lead by being a good leader yourself.
  • The Today Show: Rana Florida
    The Today Show - Rana Florida: 9 out of 10 women want a raise but are scared to ask

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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