Making it easy to find your perfect speaker!
The South Florida Speakers’ Bureau is a community of talented and highly experienced keynote speakers, trainers, coaches, and consultants who reside in the area, many belonging to the National Speakers Association/South Florida chapter.
Our goal is to serve the needs of convention groups, as well as local organizations, looking to book speakers to engage, inspire, and educate their audiences.
Save thousands of dollars in travel expenses by using our local talent, several of whom are bi/tri-lingual.
Marsha Freedman, M.S.
Express Yourself Communications, Inc.
Professional Speaker and
Founder and Director
South Florida Speakers' Bureau
Meet the Speakers
#1 Expert on Magna Influence
and Sales Excellence
Inspiring International Speaker with 16,000 hrs. on stage in 20 countries, Fabio Marques is The World's #1 Expert on Magna Influence, motivating and training Sales and Service Teams to achieve extraordinary results!
Serving hundreds of organizations since 1996, he has helped business owners and executives to double, triple, and even 10X their Profits while improving Customer Loyalty & Talent Retention.
Fabio is a Certified Prof. Member of the Nat. Speakers Assoc. & Global Speakers Federation. He is also the Global Host for the United Earth Amazonia Award, created by Marcus Nobel (from the Nobel Prize family). Fabio speaks Spanish, Portuguese and English.
John Wensveen, Ph.D.
Chief Innovation Officer
Technology & Entrepreneurship
The future is already here. What are we doing about it? John is an applied futurist and creator of “The World’s First Theme Park for Entrepreneurs™” specializing in trends, challenges, opportunities, and strategies related to innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship.
Be prepared to learn more about breakthrough ideation, the creation of new technologies, developing a talent skills pipeline, company formation, job creation, and the scaling of businesses big and small.
John is a regular on the global speaking circuit with more than 400 engagements and 1,000+ media interviews. He is author of a “best-seller” and recipient of multiple accolades including the Visionary Award.
Experiential Programs for
Collaboration & Engagement
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Doug Manuel is a speaker, performer and facilitator specializing in bringing collaboration to life.
He has performed at TED Global and with Oprah. For nearly 3 decades, he has been delivering interactive virtual and in-person programs for clients such as Harvard Business School, P&G, The World Economic Forum, and LVMH.
An ex-BBC documentary producer, he has spent extensive periods of time pursuing and sharing his passion for African music.
His charity, Lighting Up Lives, encourages partnerships with rural villagers in Senegal inspiring and supporting local action to solve local problems, fostering collaboration, and putting words into action.
Marsha Freedman, M.S.
Express Yourself Communications
Own Your Power Public Speaking
Marsha is “Changing the world, one presentation at a time®“ by offering the cure for boring, one-way, "waste-of-my-time" presentations.
She has helped tens of thousands of professionals and college students conquer their fear of speaking and gain approval for their idea, product, or service by showing them how to "own their power."
She is also the creator of The SET Principle® a neuroscience- based program to manage emotions 24/7, leading to lives that are more peaceful, productive, and profitable.
Marsha has been a member of the National Speakers Association for over 20 years.
Innovative Thinking Catalyst
Certified Silva Method Instructor
Keith Harmeyer is all about IDEAS! For 20+ years, Keith was a creative director at New York City advertising agencies, where he generated innovative ideas for many leading brands.
Before advertising, Keith was a professional singer and actor, and appeared in opera and musical theater productions throughout the country. Today Keith spends his time speaking, writing, and consulting on the topics of innovative thinking and creative problem solving.
He is a founding partner at SmartStorming.com, co-author of the book, SmartStorming: The Game-Changing Process for Generating Bigger, Better Ideas, former president of the Florida Speakers Association, and a Certified Silva Method Instructor.
Workplace Performance Pro
Change Management Leader
Are you ready to rock your potential? Buckle up! Ken Okel has spent time in pressure-packed industries like broadcast news, hurricane relief, and professional ballet. Yes, you heard that right.
Ken brings insider knowledge, engaging content, and fun to the stage. You’ll learn things like the power question smart TV reporters ask, what a balloon can teach you about workloads, and what a ballerina knows about trust on the job.
Enjoy smart solutions you can easily remember and apply. All talks are customized to the client, which can include a special shout-out to your sponsors.
Jo-Aynne Von Born, PCC
Success and Happiness
Bring a fresh voice to inspire your audience to go beyond the conventional to the exceptional. Jo-Aynne is an ICF-credentialed executive coach, speaker and workshop facilitator. After years of striving
professionally and personally, she discovered authenticity is a simpler and more sustainable way to lead,succeed and be happy.
Jo-Aynne combines twenty-five years of leadership and executive experience in advertising and publishing with her passion for creative expression as a professional actress and well-being as a mindfulness expert. She’s helped hundreds of people excel in travel, healthcare, banking, finance, global yachting, government and non-profit.
Your audience has challenges that get in the way of being their best. Jo-Aynne has authentic solutions that genuinely work.
How The Best Use Referrals
To Grow Their Business and
Become Remarkably Referable
Jay’s played a lead role for over 35 years in sales, business development, and marketing strategy.
His expertise lies in fusing psychology and economics to help clients achieve exponential revenue growth. He’s served as a senior partner for two international consulting firms serving C-Suite executives of multinational corporations, been a principal in over a dozen entrepreneurial start-ups, worked with hundreds of small and medium sized businesses to make them remarkably referable, and has served on a number of Boards of Directors.
He has an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Hispanic Market Solution
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Eduardo is a bilingual English-Spanish public speaker and serial entrepreneur. The most coveted topic he presents is his proprietary marketing methodology, Understand, Reach, Employ, and Service, “URES”.
This framework helps U.S. companies communicate and welcome Latino/multicultural communities as consumers and workforce members. In addition, his interactive presentations and workshops engage the audience while offering case studies.
Eduardo weaves his 25-plus years of experience as a bilingual broadcaster, advertising and public relations agency founder, and owner into his presentations, customized to exceed the participants’ expectations and guide them to new market opportunities.
Motivating and Inspiring Leaders
Michael W. Kublin is the President of PeopleTek, a leadership coaching and development company specializing in helping leaders, teams, and organizations learn, grow and transform people skills. PeopleTek’s vision is to create worldwide individual, team, and organizational excellence.
Mike received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University. He’s the author of 12 Steps For Courageous Leadership, The Leadership Journey I (A Process for Self-Aware Leaders), Leadership Journey II – Moving Beyond The Barriers, Leadership Insights – Tips To Learn, Grow and Transform.
Michael is a Master Certified Coach through the MEECO Institute.
Active Shooter Prevention
Gene Petrino is a decorated Law Enforcement Officer, former SWAT Commander, and Educator whose dedication to keeping people from harm’s way has earned him the reputation as an ambassador of safety. Over the course of nearly three decades, he has gained in-depth expertise in the areas of tactical command, security threat analysis, and is regarded as one of the top workplace violence and active shooter experts in the industry.
Gene has been featured in Forbes, AARP Magazine, and IHeart Radio. He writes extensively on the topics of Workplace Violence and Active Shooter Prevention for numerous publications including Security Management Magazine.
He holds a B.A. in Criminology, and M.A. in Security Management.
Katie Nall, Ph.D
Whether keynote, workshop, or training, participants immediately gain memorable tools to handle the primary disruption of workplace and life: STRESS.
With her Mathematics Education Ph.D., the extra education does not interfere with presenting lively, interactive, and informative presentation.
She uses a process called “Dissolving WAFFLES – Worries, Anxiety, Fear, Frustration, Lethargy, Exhaustion, and Stress®” to build Emotional Wealth™ by reducing Emotional Debt.
Two-time TEDx speaker, presenting, "Eliminating Math Anxiety" and "Science Isn't Always the Truth".