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Top Motivational Keynote Speaker BRIAN CARTER


IMAGINE having a keynote speaker with 25 years of insight, up-to-the-minute experience, hilarious original comedy, serious takeaways and heartwarming stories… and all of it customized to your industry, organization and event!


How much would that impact your event?

Acclaimed By Audiences, Meeting Planners and Executives Everywhere.

Bestselling author and digital agency CEO Brian Carter is a professional keynote speaker known for his entertaining, customized and practical programs.

He provides keynotes and breakout sessions with custom, motivating humor and actionable advice. Brian’s two decades of driving real results for real companies mean you get a down-to-earth speaker with real practical takeaways that will work for your audience. All of Brian’s programs are customized to meet your needs and goals.

Brian is known not just for his industry-leading expertise but also for his appeal to a wide variety of people by delivering practical tips with stage-crafted comedy. His engaging style combined with in-depth research and a fresh approach makes him a favorite with those ready to embrace the latest strategies and reach the next level.

When you hire Brian, he works with you to customize the keynote, breakout and emcee experience your event needs. Watch the video and use the form to check Brian’s availability today!

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Brian Carter’s Top Keynotes & Breakouts


How FIVE Generations Build ONE Team

Are you concerned about attracting the employees you want, managing each generation, or bringing them all together to form an outstanding team? Millennials are gaining steam in the workforce. Some are almost 40 now! Millennials are definitely different- and uniquely valuable! Do you know what they like and don’t like in communication and management? How can the younger generations get along better with Boomers and the Silent Generation? And what about Gen Z, coming now into the workforce: who are they… and what does that mean for your organization?

In this entertaining, inclusive and research-based keynote, Gen X’er Brian Carter leverages two decades of experience managing, serving, partnering with, marketing to and selling to all five of these generations- plus the latest stats and research to deliver an inspirational, practical and entertaining talk that will help get your company to the next level. Brian’s unique stories, insights and comedy dissolve tension and bring everyone together in this popular team building program.


5 Ways to Adapt to a Changed Workforce

It’s harder than ever to keep good talent. You may have heard of “quiet quitting.” Did you know, there are 2.3 million people on Reddit’s Antiwork subreddit? The workforce has changed.

The truth is, Millennials and Gen Z workers don’t want the same things you did. They’re not willing to put up with the same things you did. Many don’t believe retirement is a realistic option for them. They don’t want to sacrifice now for later. They want a great life now. And that impacts how and where they’re willing to work.

That’s why to attract and retain smart and talented people, organizations more than ever need to be clear on their values and how they impact employees.

The world always changes. It’s changed since you were younger. And those changes have changed today’s workforce. This engaging keynote helps your leaders and managers adapt to these changes and gives them specific, proven techniques for building stronger teams and boosting employee retention.


The Strategies and Tactics Modern Salespeople Use to Prospect, Sell & Create Outstanding Customer Experiences

This high-energy, entertaining, motivational sales program is based on an in-depth, ongoing 8-year study of 1000’s of top performing salespeople in 18 industries who successfully drive revenue, new business and profits, regardless of their size, budget or training. Via candid interviews and direct work with these companies, plus Brian’s own up-to-the-minute sales experience, Brian has discovered the many successful strategies they use to prospect and sell more. This session looks at those secrets and gives you new ideas and processes for creating your own sales success.

In this motivating and entertaining talk (great for sales kickoffs and sales rallies), salespeople will learn Fortune 500 Sales strategies that work for salespeople at organizations of any size, the latest prospecting strategies and techniques, plus the tools and processes top salespeople are using to capitalize on change and build a better future.


How to Bulletproof Your Business and Attract More Customers & Employees

With today’s increasing pace of change, some organizations GROW while others GO. Meta, OpenAI, Amazon, Netflix and Uber have GROWN, while Borders, Blockbuster, Yellow Cab SF are GONE. Many organizations are looking for the secrets of how to attract the customers and workforce they need. In this motivating, entertaining and inspirational program, Brian explains why the “Growers” continue to attract, compete and win.

Attendees learn what’s different about what customers and employees want today and how to connect more people to your brand; the key to growth through innovation and how any organization can do it; the tools, tech and processes “Growers” use to capitalize on change and build a better future; and where to go to stay up-to-date on trends so you can make the customers and employees of both today and tomorrow happy.


How Social Media Gets You Seen, Attracts Talent and Makes You Money

Get ready to laugh and learn as this high-energy, entertaining and motivational social media keynote reveals how the highest performing companies in 18 industries used social media to attract and retain more customers and employees, regardless of their size, budget or training. 

Sales, marketing and advertising industry leader and bestselling author Brian Carter delivers a high-impact program that answers two giant questions: How do you get bottom-line business results with social media? And what does it teach us that can rocket us ahead? 

Through candid interviews, and direct work with these companies, Brian pioneered and learned the specific strategies and tactics that create social success. This session looks at those best practices and teaches you a proven process to create your own marketing success. With an emphasis on takeaways you can put into practice on Monday, this program shows you how your businesses can get more social without wasting time or money.


The 5 Kinds of Leadership and Teamwork That Boost Employee Retention

Do your leaders protect their people while giving them the freedom and resources to thrive? Or do they let the you-know-what roll downhill, increasing frustration and turnover?

Today’s best leaders are inclusive, transparent, and honest. They build rapport and trust. They look out for the people they lead and manage.  They build productivity and organizational success by fostering clarity, optimism and meaning. They have the patience to explain not just what needs to be done, but also why.

Great leaders like that also foster productive teamwork. The best teams are collaborative, honest, and fun. The people on these teams know, like, and trust each other. And great leaders are living examples of the kind of character and collaboration they want to see on their teams.

In this insightful talk, Brian harnesses his 15 years researching and managing Millennials and Gen Z in the workplace to deliver a no-nonsense session that will equip your leaders and managers to get the most out of your today’s employees and teams. With concrete takeaways you can put into practice on Monday, this program shows you how your organization can boost retention and attract more great employees.

“I’m so glad you were our keynote. You were the perfect choice!”

Derrick Wheeler

Sr. SEO Architect & Meeting Planner, Microsoft

“Brian is an outstanding expert who’s helped us shape and grow our organization. His creative thinking has helped keep us one step ahead of our competition, and his unique style of delivery was well received while educating our business owners during our annual franchise meeting. He’s one of a kind!”

Nicole Massaro

Digital Marketing Specialist & Meeting Planner, PrideStaff, PrideStaff Financial, Insurance Relief, Rx Relief

“Brian Carter was our keynote speaker at the Lighting One annual convention. He was very on point, knowledgeable, educational AND entertaining. He masterfully presented the topic to an audience in an easy to understand and digestible way with a great deal of solid takeaways. I have heard nothing but extremely positive comments from the attendees.”
Mike Behr

VP of Marketing, Lighting One

“Phenomenal speaker. Personable, informative and downright entertaining. I’d hire him back in a second.”

James Tella

Sr. Director, NBC Affiliate Marketing, NBC-Universal

“People should be listening to Brian Carter! I got more out of Brian’s keynote presentation at a recent conference I attended than all the other sessions. Knowledgeable and FUN, he provides actionable takeaways that I can use immediately for better results. And the best part was my CFO was in attendance and Brian was able to convince him too.”
Heather Floyd

Valley Telecom Group

“Brian not only knows his stuff… he’s also one of the funniest speakers I’ve ever seen.”
Wells Fargo

About Brian Carter

Why choose motivational speaker Brian Carter? When you hire the right keynote speaker, your audience leaves energized, entertained, educated and alive with possibilities. Brian’s more than just a funny motivational speaker, because his daily work and hands-on experience means he has practical takeaways that really work!

Keynote speaker Brian Carter’s highly entertaining, research-driven, customized and up-to-the-minute talks receive rave reviews from audiences, meeting planners and executives. They love his stand-up comedy background, insights from his continued work in the business world, and his commitment to customization that meets your biggest needs now and in the future.

As a speaker, author and entertainer, Brian has worked with some of the world’s most successful leaders, experts and organizations… from multi-billion-dollar, household-name Fortune 500 brands and national associations to iconic entertainment powerhouses. Brian is passionate about sharing experiences, insights and strategies on sales, customer service, generations, leadership and innovation.

An internationally bestselling author of five books, Brian is regularly sourced by major media including Bloomberg TV, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ABC News, and Entrepreneur Magazine, to name a few. He was named an IBM Futurist and LinkedIn has called him, “One of the top experts you need to listen to.” Brian has an overall reach of more than 250,000 fans through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and his other marketing channels. He has taught more than 50,000 students and reaches more than 3 million people annually.

Brian’s hands-on business experience, cutting-edge insights, and background in improv and stand up comedy culminate in a keynote speaker who leaves every audience not just entertained, but armed with powerful strategies and tactics.