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Deborah Gardner, CMP, CVP

Award-winning Hospitality Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author, and Mrs. America Queen 2021-2022

Fee Range: $12,000- $18,000
Phoenix, Arizona

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

From Trailer Park to Queen of your Heart - Mrs. America Queen 2021-2022 - Let the "Pit Bull in a Skirt" Deborah Gardner, Give you a Hospitality Upgrade!

Deborah Gardner teaches companies how to extend hospitality to all facets of a business, and achieve outstanding results, by focusing on people. As Creator & Host for the Popular HOSPITALITY TODAY LIVE Broadcast show, and Founder of the recently announced International Hospitality Women’s Day, Deborah will show you how hospitality can increase the profits of an organization.

The hospitality business as we know it is rapidly changing. Global pandemics, trade wars, and apprehension are changing the way consumers spend. In order to thrive rather than just survive, you need to change the way you acquire and service customers. 

Deborah has been featured in many publications and media including: Fabulous Arizona, Bed and Breakfast Blogging, Speaker Magazine, The Meeting Magazines, Tim Grable, Meetings Today, 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!

Debra's  Most Requested Keynote Experiences Include:

  • Creating a Hospitality Culture of the Future - Executives and Senior Level Leaders across all hospitality segments
  • The Heart of Hospitality - Executives and Senior Level Leaders across all hospitality segments
  • Packaging You into a High-Performance Marketable Product - Meeting and Event specialists, Travel Industry
  • Women in Leadership - Women striving to overcome obstacles to gain leadership positions

"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 Worldwide Sales Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Her clients include: Marriott, Crowne Plaza, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Best Western, American Express, SMARTmeetings, DSA, Outdoor Industry Association, NAED, Fox Restaurant Concepts and more!

Deborah has been Named and Awarded:
• CNN's Top 75 Keynote Speakers World Wide- 2021
• 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 runway modeling. Deborah lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and her lover boy, Chief, the dog that makes special program appearances.

Book Deborah Gardner to bring Splash, Sparkle, and Success to your Next Big Event! To book Deborah for your next Virtual or Hybrid event: click below at Book This Speaker, or call us today at 888-766-3155!

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