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SMG speakers are uniquely diverse, but they all share the same vision, which is to motivate, empower and inspire! Why go anywhere else?

So, when planning your next commencement or big student event, contact SMG Speakers, your one-stop speakers bureau.

What will you plan next?

  • Student Orientation
  • Commencement
  • Lecture Series
  • Black History Month
  • Women's History Month
  • Asian Pacific Heritage Month
  • Campus Activities
  • Debates / Panel Events
  • Hispanic History Month
  • Alumni Weekends / Development Events
  • Martin Luther King (MLK) Commemoration
SMG Talk’s Community Involvement

Signature Media Group Speakers supports and honors Ralph Waldo Emerson’s belief that “The only gift is a portion of thyself.” The SMG team is passionate about giving of ourselves. We show our commitment to preserving and enhancing the quality of life within the communities we serve by providing annual scholarships and sponsorships. We know the importance of education and hope to continue to inspire our youth to accomplish their dreams and maybe one day become one of our speakers on the roster. To see how you can join us in our efforts please contact us via email at info@smgspeakers.com.

“Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

William Cunningham

William Cunningham

Mr. Cunningham is Founder and CEO of Creative Investment Research, Inc., Blackcrowdfunding.net and MinorityFinance.com. He is the best selling author of The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding for Small Businesses and Startups, published by Apress Books. Mr. Cunningham is a highly requested expert on Crowdfunding. He educates and empowers audiences across the globe to better understand crowdfunding, it’s history, it’s future,... Continue »
Michael Skolnik

Michael Skolnik

Michael Skolnik is a 21st century civil rights leader. As the Political Director to hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons and President of GlobalGrind.com, an online destination founded by Simmons with over 4.5 million viewers per month, Michael is a leading voice for young America. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy A trailblazer of social... Continue »
Tim King

Tim King

Tim King is founder, President and CEO of Urban Prep Academies, a nonprofit organization operating a network of public college-prep boys’ schools in Chicago (including the nation’s first all-male charter high school) and related programs aimed at promoting college success. 100% of Urban Prep graduates—all African-American males and mostly from low-income families—have been admitted to four-year colleges/universities. Tim also... Continue »
Devin T. Robinson

Devin T. Robinson

One chair, one mic and one stage is all he needs to make you see someone: in the jungles of Africa, on a slave ship, running from the Klu Klux Klan, boxing into history, speaking at the “March on Washington” in 1963, playing the sax as Louis Armstrong, discussing the talent of today versus yesteryear and media exposure of... Continue »
Kenneth Braswell

Kenneth Braswell

With over 22 years of community development experience, Braswell serves as the Executive Director of Fathers incorporated (FI) (www.fathersincorporated.com). Since 2004, the agency’s main focus has been on the development of support and services for fathers. FI is a not-for-profit organization and serves as the leader in the promotion of Responsible Fatherhood and Mentoring. Currently, Braswell is the Director... Continue »
Deanna Burrell

Deanna Burrell

Deanna Kimberly Burrell is a successful businesswoman, marketing maven, published author, and popular speaker. Her first book, Voted “Most Creative”- Perspectives on Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Happiness, is a collection of poems and essays that inspire creativity, growth, and self-expression. Chicago plays a major role in a new book “Single Girl Summer.” Author Deanna Burrell tells us... Continue »
George Daniels

George Daniels

In a century where corporate music giants undercut, betray and scramble for their piece of the pie, music retailer George Daniels quietly observes the bloodbath from the sidelines. As the founder and proprietor of George’s Music Room, arguably the most influential independent music retailer in the country, George has infiltrated the industry using one simple, six letter word: Family.... Continue »
Dr. Dave Logan

Dr. Dave Logan

Author of New York Times #1 Bestseller Tribal Leadership (also hit #1 on Amazon and #2 on USA TODAY Bestselling lists), Author of the Bestseller The Three Laws of Performance, TED Speaker Expert on Leadership, Professor of Organizational Communication, Expert in cultural transformation in the workplace David Logan studies how people communicate within a company — and how to... Continue »
Dave Winfield

Dave Winfield

Major League Baseball Superstar, First Ballot Hall of Famer, World Series Champion, ESPN Studio Analyst, Successful Businessman, Devoted Philanthropist, and Author. Dave Winfield has been hailed as one of the greatest athletes ever to play professional sports. One of only 7 players in the history of baseball to reach over 3,000 hits and over 450 home runs, the 12-time... Continue »
Daymond John

Daymond John

A young entrepreneur, industry pioneer, highly regarded marketing expert and a man who has surpassed new heights of commercial and financial success are just a few ways people have described Daymond John. Over the last 20 years, Daymond John (The Shark) has evolved from one of the most successful fashion icons of his generation to a highly sought after... Continue »
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