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Laura Schwartz is all about connection. Whether appearing on your stage or virtually through your screen; she connects to your audience, to your brand, to your objective, to people. As a professional emcee and keynote speaker, Laura motivates and inspires leaders across the globe and all industries delivering a powerful message to every audience — connecting them with you and your goals to create a lasting impact for your event. Laura was named One of the 100 Most Influential People in Global Events in both 2019 and 2020.

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Dynamic Clients

Laura is an outstanding communicator, as I know from her sparkling appearances on my show.
Sir David Frost, Frost Over the World
I’ve never seen a gala crowd so enthusiastic and ready to give! Thank you for combining our mission with purpose and connecting it to every attendee in that room and beyond!
Holly Messick Vice President, Corporate Relations American Heart Association
Always engaging, always inspiring, and as she does with every one of her keynotes that I have had the pleasure of experiencing, delivered a powerful message...!
Michael Woody, VP Community Relations and Development at Visit San Antonio


  • Global Speaker since 2001

    2021 Podcast of the Year with ITV News, UK Drum Award, 2020 and 2019 Named One of the 100 Most Influential People in Global Events by Eventex, Named one of the best keynote speakers by Meetings and Conventions and one of the top 7 speakers in the U.S. by Successful Meetings

  • Featured on covers and inside industry magazines

    The Meeting Professional, Smart Meetings, Connect, Live Europe, Evento Finland, Spice News Australia

  • Television Commentator and Host

    On Contract – On Air Television Commentator: FNC, CNN, CBS, BBC and fill in guest host for Larry King; Covered 6 elections and Inaugurations for major television networks FNC, CNN, CBS, MSNBC and BBC

  • International Acclaim

    First American woman featured on cover and inside the SME Advisor Middle East, The National Dubai, New Zealand Herald, South African Independent, Ilta Sanomat, The Guardian, Europe CEO, and The Times of London

  • Author

    Eat, Drink and Succeed published in 2010, Finnish version 2015 and Audiobook 2018; Contributing writer in Fast Company

  • Women’s Magazine Features

    Named Elle Boss by Elle, featured in Marie Claire and Glamour. Named one of the 100 most influential women in Chicago by Today’s Chicago Woman. Named one of Chicago’s 5 most bold and beautiful by Chicago Magazine

  • Youngest female presidential appointee, The White House 1993-2001

    With no political connections, Laura began volunteering the day after the 1993 Inauguration and rose through the ranks as Staff Assistant, the Midwest Press Secretary, The White House Director of Television and ultimately The White House Director of Events

Engage the dynamic team at Laura Schwartz Live for your next event!

For information on services and fees, contact Ashley Brooks.