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TOP SPEAKING TALENT

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with compelling thought leaders, fresh meeting formats & purposeful play

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ROUSING RESULTS

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PALPABLE ENGAGEMENT

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COMPELLING THOUGHT LEADERS

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with compelling thought leaders, fresh meeting formats & purposeful play

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PURPOSEFUL PLAY

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CROWD PLEASERS

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FASCINATING TAKE-AWAYS

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ACTIONABLE CONTENT

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BIG WOWS

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ROCKSTAR MEETINGS

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INFOTAINMENT

Bring content-driven games and out-of-the-box engagement tools to your next event

BORE TO ROAR

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Boost engagement, productivity, interaction & motivation because attendees are fully awake,
radically involved and able to perform at their very best.
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— FROM BORE TO ROAR —

Watch your events go from bore to ROAR— achieve Returns On Attendee Relevance™.
You don’t want to be accused of committing a Bore Crime, do you?

Astronaut Chris Hadfield

... delivers his stellar custom keynote and sings “Space Oddity” to 2000 attendees, generating a rousing standing ovation

— PEOPLE ARE TALKING —

“Speaker Jim Sorensen doubled the value of the entire day.”

Microsoft

"A fresh, exciting, and memorable event..."

CEO, Eddie Bauer

"(Andrea’ Driessen’s) professionalism, attention to detail and ability to keep everyone informed allowed this event to excel and become a record-breaking evening for fundraising."

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

“Within 20 minutes, Dr. John Izzo had our executive team engaged and riveted, so much so that we didn’t see anyone checking their phones or iPads…To say that our team was transformed in how they interact and move forward into our future is not an exaggeration. It was one of our best retreats ever.”

CEO, Franciscan Health System

"Brian Walter, David Koch & Lisa Koch were just what the doctor(s) ordered. We couldn't have been happier with our attendees’ responses…I highly recommend this group and wouldn't hesitate hiring them again."

Group Health Coop

"Our best-ever event"

IC Funding, Ontario, Canada

“Humor is very difficult with a large international group. Not only was your humor acceptable to the entire audience; the music and added relevant humor that reinforced the messaging built a better-than- expected energy that bled into the entire conference program...."

Intermec Technology Corp.

"Andrea Driessen has been a trusted partner for several years. I value her breadth of experience in speaker management to help us create unique programs for our multi-generational audience, from presenting big ideas to finalizing the smallest detail."

Special Events Coordinator at Seattle-area independent school, Lakeside School

"…one of the most inspiring speakers we have invited…." Lakeside School regarding speaker & mountaineer Ed Viesturs

Lakeside School

"Brian Walter (of No More Boring Meetings) turned our conference into an exceptional event."

Matsushita Avionics

“It's a joy working with Andrea. She's easy to communicate with (personable with a great wit), creative in her thinking and seriously knows the meeting/event industry.”

Editor, The Meeting Professional magazine

"Speaker Jim Sorensen’ s program doubled the value of the entire day."

Microsoft

"The perfect opening to our most successful conference to date…"

Oregon Dental Assn.

"You nailed it!"—CEO of PEMCO Financial Services

PEMCO Financial Services

Andrea Driessen LIVES her brand, always finding new ways to add value to your business and life.” Posy Gering, OD consultant, Seattle

Posy Gering

"The highest [evaluation] I recall at Premera…" CEO, referring to Speaker Tom Flick

Premera Blue Cross

"They put the fun back into training and learning. I will definitely work with them again and would without any hesitation refer them to others!" ,

VP at Sanofi, a Global Pharmaceutical

"The comments we received from our participants since the performance have been outstanding."

Starbucks commenting on Store Development Leadership Conference results

"(Emmy-winning comedian) John Keister really nailed it with his style of humor and local jokes about the city and the company."

The Boeing Company

"Andrea Driessen is a consummate professional with a keen eye for detail and a clear understanding of our big picture—a true business partner. She goes above and beyond to make the experience enjoyable and worry-free."

United Federal Credit Union, Benton Harbor, Michigan

"(Speaker/Performer Dan Thurmon) …got an instant standing ovation from the 272 people in attendance …"

Used Truck Assn.

"Greg Bell was our highest ranked keynote speaker since we started tracking feedback 5 years ago.”

WA School Info Processing Coop

"Brian Walter was home-run, out-of-the-park fantastic."

Joe Diehl, Executive Director, WA State Council for Affordable & Rural Housing

"Bill Stainton's 5 Best Decisions keynote outstanding. It was all we could have hoped for--plus. I've heard nothing but positive feedback. Many commented specifically about how well Bill prepared, including calling out our issues and tying in specific people from the association into his program."

Washington Association of County Officials

“Scheduled at the end of a long, multiple-day meeting with a room full of tired field leaders, our customized ‘Seal Tank’ exercise from Brian Walter raised the energy levels right back up….It was a huge success….”

James Greathouse, Vice President Operations, Wet Seal

"I can't say enough wonderful things about my experience working with Andrea Driessen. She made sure my experience was excellent—and continued to follow-up every step of the way."

Woodland Park Zoo event planner, Woodland Park Zoo

"John Curley added the perfect amount of levity ...touching yet hilarious."

WSECU

"…thorough, professional and solutions-oriented...Andrea Driessen is a shining example of excellence, and sets the bar for professional expertise and integrity within her field.”  Seattle’s YWCA following a record-setting fundraiser featuring best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert

YWCA of Seattle

WSECU All-Hands Meeting

Hundreds of super-hero employees and execs laugh and learn during the credit union’s annual meeting, in partnership with Tolo Events

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