Meeting Planners

“What you think is what you get, and what you say out loud is what you ask for.” – Rizzo- ism

With a Delivery That is Powerful, Entertaining and Inspiring, Steve Rizzo Takes Motivation to a Whole New Level.

A former national headline comedian and master storyteller, Steve Rizzo knows how to captivate and inspire. He regales audiences with laughter as he challenges them to SHIFT their way of thinking to discover increased productivity, greater enthusiasm and higher levels of success. Never before has high-motivational content been delivered so seamlessly, in such an intensely funny, powerful and memorable way.

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Steve’s Keynotes are Customized to Fit Your Audience and Event Goals. Possible Focus Areas Include:

“Steve Rizzo has a great ‘stage-side’ manner!”

Steve partners with meeting planners to provide the highest possible engagement with his audience by:

  • Communicating with you in the weeks leading up to your event so he clearly understands your mission
  • Providing resources and tools to make your job easier (see the handy links below)
  • Attending dinners, lunches, networking sessions, and other speaker sessions, so he can weave in key topics, words, and themes from your event
  • Styling his performance to meet your needs. How much funny do you want? How much serious do you need?
  • For the ultimate experience, Steve can even emcee your event!
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WOW! Sales people are a tough crowd and you absolutely nailed it! I can’t thank you enough for the mix of humor, purpose and passion you brought to the conference. You have a talent of drawing in a crowd and reminding them what business and life are all about!

Sherry Graziano, Business Project Manager, Vice President, Sales Excellence, SunTrust

Orange County Dept. of Education

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The general consensus of our staff was that you were outstanding! Their comments included: ‘Outstanding … extremely motivating and inspiring.‘ ‘Steve gave us the challenge and permission to use humor at the workplace and in our personal life.’ ‘What an EMOTION BUILDER!’ ‘Great customer service affirmation.’

Lynn April Hartline, Deputy Superintendent, Orange County Department of Education

Centris Federal Credit Union

Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! Your presentation at our Employee Workshop on humor and embracing change was outstanding. The feedback from our employees has been tremendous. When asked what topic or activity they valued the most about the workshop, 99% of them responded with Steve Rizzo. Your message was inspiring and very appropriate for our current situation. We are all aspiring to be ‘Humor Beings’.

Karen A. Buche, SPHR, Vice President, Financial Services & Human Resources, Centris Federal Credit Union

Scholastic Book Fairs

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Every evaluation remarked on the excellence of your performance. Sales consultants told me that they finally realized why last year had been so difficult, namely because they failed to find any humor in the amount of work they were asked to produce. Managers are now walking around talking about having ‘options.’ Your message of optimism was direct and yet by delivering it with the delightful stories and anecdotes, you reached out and touched our employees in a most profound way. I sincerely hope we will have other opportunities to witness the wonder of Steve Rizzo…he’s a man with a most unique humor being!

Christine A. Kirkham, Vice President of Humor Beings, Scholastic Book Fairs, Inc.

American Express

Steve Rizzo spoke for our audience of around 600 frontline travel agents. He knocked it out of the park! His combination of business strategies and humor resonated with the young, old and in-between. He talked about getting your SHIFT together and showed us how to go through the day with an unstoppable attitude to succeed. A standing ovation by all 600 attendees was truly a sight to see! In addition, it was wonderful to see countless attendees approach him to say thank you.

Nichol Druckemiller, Manager – Business Development, American Express Travel & Lifestyle Services