Internationally Recognized Leadership Speaker
Leadership - Workplace Engagement - Empowerment - Team Building
Antonio Neves is an internationally recognized keynote speaker who has delivered hundreds of speeches to tens of thousands of people at corporate events, trade association conferences and colleges. His cutting-edge message focuses on leadership, workplace engagement and team building.
Antonio’s wildly popular corporate keynotes are research-based, customized for each audience and include specific industry insights and actionable content. With a combination of humor, interaction, inspiration and real talk, Antonio’s programs leave attendees motivated, empowered and equipped with the tools to take positive action to measurably improve results in their work.
His international and domestic speaking audiences include: Google, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Stryker Medical Instruments, Credit Union National Association, American Institute of CPAs, Stanford University, Booking.com, Consumers Electronics Show (CES), NCAA, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the ADCOLOR Awards and more.
View client testimonials for Antonio HERE.
(RE)DISCOVER: REENGAGE & DO YOUR BEST WORK
How To Get Employees Energized & Recommitted
More than 50% of employees are actively disengaged at work, according to Gallup. This costs companies on average $7 billion dollars a year. It also translates to employee turnover, poor morale and average results. In this keynote, internationally recognized speaker, award-winning journalist and author Antonio Neves sets audiences up on the path of increased workplace engagement, personal accountability and results. Attendees learn the three critical steps they can take to drive personal growth, discovery, and create a "we" culture of allies. Backed by research and proven results, this talk helps audiences understand how to avoid mediocrity and instead set themselves for epic success. Attendees are empowered with clear action steps to take that will prepare them to stand out, deliver measurable results and be associated with greatness.
AUDIENCES: Millennial, Gen X and Boomer workplace audiences; corporate leadership conferences; workplace managers; human resources professionals.
50 WAYS TO EXCEL IN YOUR FIRST JOB (AND IN LIFE)
The Most Important Lessons For Young Professionals Are The Things That No One Tells You
The most powerful lessons that prepare young professionals for a successful career simply aren’t learned in the college classroom. Those nuggets of practical wisdom aren’t just secrets to success on the job – they’re also crucial to excelling in life. This is the go to keynote for young professionals (and those who manage them) as they enter the real world and strive to build exceptional careers. This talk supports recent college graduates and young professionals in getting the most out of their first “real world” job and internships by teaching them those critical lessons that are essential to making their mark on the world. These lessons include soft skills development, creative thinking and problem solving, relationship building and leadership.
AUDIENCES: New employee and intern on-boarding; young professional audiences, trade association audiences, workplace managers; and university students.
FINDING THE EDGE: HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN LUCK
Accountability + Action + Allies = Success
If you want to know where you’re heading, all you have to do is review what you did yesterday. If you excelled yesterday, fantastic. If not, starting today, you can positively turn things around and get on the right track to achieving success. As the Spanish proverb says, tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week. This is true for most people. A series of missed opportunities and closed doors. In this keynote, nationally recognized speaker Antonio breaks down three critical steps you can take to create your own luck in your life and career. Backed by research, this talk helps audiences understand how to avoid mediocrity and instead set themselves for epic success. Attendees are empowered with clear action steps to take that will prepare them to stand out, deliver measurable results and be associated with greatness.
AUDIENCES: Millennial workplace audiences, corporate leadership conferences, and college and university students.
OWN THE ROOM & COMMUNICATE LIKE A PRO - WORKSHOP
The Art of Saying Nothing
Communicating with confidence can get you many things in life. More clients, higher revenue, better customer service, promotions, or, just the plain respect of your co-workers can be yours. Here’s the secret no one wants to tell you: Charisma can be learned. In this workshop with internationally recognized leadership speaker, author and award-winning broadcast journalist Antonio Neves (NBC, PBS, BET, E!, etc.), you'll learn how to:
-Tell your story
-Use the secret communication too to become immediately likable and memorable
-Positively influence a conversation without saying a word
-Listen like a pro
AUDIENCES: Employee off-sites, managers, new employees, leadership teams, and more.
THE EDGE: 3 WAYS MANAGERS CAN SUPPORT MILLENNIALS
Employees Don't Leave Their Companies, They Leave Their Managers
More than ever, it’s a competitive and challenging career landscape for millennial professionals. Employee engagement is low and anxiety is high. So how can managers help their millennial employees succeed? By helping them take an entrepreneurial approach to career success. In this keynote, internationally recognized speaker and award-winning journalist Antonio Neves shares three key steps managers can take to support young professionals to help them set themselves up for success in small and large organizations alike. This program empowers managers to step outside of their comfort zone and take steps that lead to winning outcomes; establish entrepreneurial leadership traits; and, develop a strong community of Allies. Attendees are empowered with clear action steps to take that will prepare them to deliver measurable results for their organization and to be associated with greatness.
AUDIENCES: Millennial and Gen Y workplace audiences; corporate leadership conferences; new employee on-boarding.
EVENT & AWARDS SHOW EMCEE
The Perfect Balance Of Gravitas & Humor
Antonio has hosted scores of corporate conferences, award shows and major events. Whether speaking to over 3,000 people at a national trade show, making audiences laugh at a corporate awards shows, or conducting real-time interviews, no event is too large or small for Antonio. With over 10 years experience as a television host and correspondent, Antonio works great with producers, event planners and shines when real time adjustment or schedule changes are needed. Clients include the Credit Union National Association; Stryker, L37, the ADCOLOR Awards, Big Omaha and scores more.
AUDIENCES: Trade association conferences; corporate award shows; events.
"At L37 Creative our customers demand flawless, meaningful and memorable event experiences for their attendees with no risks. And to deliver on that in a hosting role, we and our customers have put our trust in Antonio many times. His positive attitude, professionalism, relentless enthusiasm and clear focus on the attendee experience have won over even the most challenging of audiences."
Ryan Legue - Principal, L37 Creative
What People Are Saying About Antonio
“Antonio’s excitement helped refuel our managers at our statewide meeting. His humble demeanor and electric personality were a great fit with our culture and our managers couldn’t stop talking about many of the takeaways Antonio left us with.”
Kent Oram, President/CEO - Idaho Central Credit Union
"Antonio is an inspirational, charismatic and engaging motivational speaker who genuinely inspired our employees to think as positively and act as effectively as they can. Antonio's style is to lead by example whilst remaining humble. He was a pleasure to work as he has a can do attitude on all accounts. If your organization would like a to stop and think about how you connect and work together - and be the best you can be...you should hire him."
Scott Davenport - Global Learning Manager (Finance), Booking.com
“As our emcee and host to the world’s largest attended credit union conference, Antonio has brought a breath of fresh air and positive energy to CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC). He is a natural on the big stage, integrates his own personal stories to our message and has a unique ability to engage and connect with our audience. Additionally, Antonio addresses our Young Professionals at the event and is always the highest rated speaker. We refer to him as 'the Swiss Army knife' of our GAC, because he can literally do it all."
Todd Spiczenski, Chief Products & Services Officer, Credit Union National Association
"Antonio led a riveting talk with the summer class of Google interns. They received valuable advice about giving their best effort even when no one is looking. Antonio used relevant examples from pop culture that engaged the students and kept the talk fun. I highly recommend Antonio and would love to invite him back next year."
Daisy Auger-Dominguez, Senior Vice President - Talent Acquisition, Viacom (Previously Google)
"Antonio was our keynote speaker for our sales kick-off and he spoke creatively, emotionally, and personally to each of us. Antonio left us all feeling motivated and inspired to want to do better today than we did yesterday and to do better tomorrow than we did today."
Kevin Boland - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
"Antonio Neves is a natural storyteller. He has the ability to engage and connect with your audience and provides relevant advice and guidance to young professionals. He infused positive energy to an audience that was feeling pressure and concern about their future careers. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect speaker!"
Diana Dabdub, Director - American Society of Health System-Pharmacists (ASHP)
“Antonio was the perfect ingredient to shake up our annual merchant meeting! From collaborating on a tailored presentation to incorporating our mixology theme, he created an inspiring educational experience that resonated with our unique audience and left us showered in kudos from both the attendees and our internal executives. Thank you for making us look good, Antonio!"
Nicky See, Marketing Director, Outlets at San Clemente
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