Deborah G, CMP, CVP

Award-winning Keynote Speaker, Competitive Performance Expert, Bestselling Author, CNN Top 75 Motivational Keynote Speakers Worldwide

Fee Range: $15,000 - $20,000

Phoenix, Arizona

Leadership, Business, Change, Hospitality, Sales and Negotiation, Team Empowerment, Women Leaders, Employee Engagement, Travel Industry

From Trailer Park to Queen of your Heart,
Deborah G helps hundreds of companies and
organizations advance to new levels of success
while working and living in the fast lane!

Known as Deborah G, (Deborah Gardner) works with companies, organizations, associations, and audiences that want to receive less resistance and gain momentum so they can be more memorable while working and living in the fast lane!

Her competitive practice comes from living in the fast lane; being a Marine Brat to growing up in a small 16-foot trailer, a real-life wedding crasher, to an Olympic Trial swimmer, a ground-breaking leader as one of the first female broadcasters with CBS Sports and a longtime hospitality sales veteran.

Deborah has appeared on major network outlets including: CNN, NBC, and CBS, and has been featured in many publications: USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Fabulous Arizona, Bed and Breakfast Blogging, Speaker Magazine, The Meeting Magazines, Tim Grable, Meetings Today, and Corporate & Incentive Travel.

Her Books:"Life in the Fast Lane" 52 Tips for Women to Get Off the Block and Go, "Compete Better Now! 52 Challenges for a Kick-Butt Winning Year, "Naked
Negotiating"
The Bare Bones Truth of Effect Negotiating, and "How to Sell to Men" Without Wearing a Low-Cut Dress, contain real-life stories and strategies for success you don’t want to miss! Deborah G is also working on some new releases currently.

Deborah's Most Requested Keynote Experiences include:

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    The Sport and Science to Influencing and Leading During Times of Transformation- Massive changes and recent crises have affected companies, organizations, and YOU! Better understand how sometimes
        disappointments are out of your control and yet, how to influence your internal power to accelerate and drive results. Learn a new actionable proven method to help you develop greater confidence and
        enormous momentum toward growth and profitability as today’s new leader. Participate in a “real-time” transformation to nurture relationships for trustworthy results. BONUS: For extra fun during this
        program — wear your favorite sports team jersey.

    Streamline Into Action For HUGE Results-3 Actionable Ways to Get off the Block and GO! As the world continues to move at our modern high speed, it’s hard to keep up. More and more it feels like our lives
        have turned into a grueling race that makes us think that reaching our greatest potential is a neverending process. Sound familiar? Well, shift your mindset, and dive into a new way to revolutionize your
        skills and talents for the latest experience to conquer your goals. Learn the 3-step proven exclusive method that will help you take action NOW! Apply your internal power through a working scrimmage
        process to reach and exceed your all-important goals. Productively interact and learn from others that deal with the same challenges and experiences.

    GO. JUST GO. How to Motivate YOU into Action- Most people looking for motivation will wait for something, or someone, to come around and motivate them before they can get up and take action to
        motivate themselves. Or they will count to ten hoping that will force themselves or others to act. WRONG! Being motivated doesn’t lead to action. Action leads to motivation. What you need to get started
        is even more powerful. Learn how to act by laying out a plan to achieve your goals and putting in a consistent effort to achieve them. Create an environment for success, cultivate “grit” and listen to your
        gut. Find out, how you maximize productivity to contribute meaningful ideas and goals. Learn the key to becoming a strong leader, a great spouse or partner, winning that customer, or closing that sale.
        Receive the results deserved. Don’t hesitate! JUST GO!

"Due to Deborah's knowledge, experiences, and message, she truly inspired our Global Sales & Marketing team to break through their challenges to achieve immediate winning results. Looking forward to hiring her again." ~ Steve Hart, Director of Worldwide Sales- Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Her clients include: Marriott, Crowne Plaza, Blue Cross Blue Shield, BWH Hotel Group, American Express, Walmart, Assurant Insurance, SMARTmeetings, Dial Corporation, a Henkel Company, Foundation for Women's Leadership and Empowerment Conference, DSA, Outdoor Industry Association, IAAP, NAED, Fox Restaurant Concepts, IBTM Global Events, Society of Government Meeting Professionals, Credit Management Association, FleetCon, Meeting Professionals International, Florida Apartment Association, and many more ......

Deborah's Achievements and Accomplishments:

• CNN's Top 75 Motivational Keynote Speakers World Wide

• Meetings Today Magazine - Meetings Trendsetter Who Made a Difference in 2021

• 1 of 7 Certified Meeting Professional Recipients (CMP)

• Voted as one of the best speakers heard by Meetings and Conventions Magazine

• Event Industry Council's Top 30 Influential Meeting Professionals

• Smart Meetings Magazine Top 50 Smart Women Leaders

• "Meeting Means Business" Ambassador

• 30-year MPI member most requested speaker by Meeting Professionals International

CVP – Certified Virtual Presenter by eSpeakers

• Two-time National Gold Medal Swimming Champion

• 2020 Mrs. Arizona 2020, Mrs. America Queen- 2021-2022

Deborah believes in mastering her craft on the platform by doing television commercial work as an actor, conducting voice-overs, and doing runway modeling. Deborah lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and her lover boy, Chief, the dog that makes special program appearances.

Want to book Deborah G to bring Splash, Sparkle, and Success to your next Virtual, In-person, or Hybrid event? It's easy! Click below at Book This Speaker, or call us right away at 888-766-3155, as Deborah books quickly!