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Chicago, IllinoisProfessional Emcee and Keynote Speaker Laura Schwartz was honored to serve as the keynote to the Hyatt Corporations “Connect: The Power of Procurement Summit” at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida.

Laura presented a curated program titled: “Eat, Drink and Succeed! Activate your Superpower of Connection.” Situated between homes to superheroes at Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando, it was the perfect tie in to an already empowering conference.

In addition to her opening keynote, Laura moderated a “Change Starts Here” panel of diverse businesses owners who have worked with Hyatt since the program’s inception which places value expanding Hyatt’s purchasing with minority-owned businesses, and especially those that are Black-owned.

About Hyatt

Hyatt’s foundation in family goes back to 1957, when entrepreneur Jay Pritzker purchased the original Hyatt House motel. Pritzker and his brother, Donald, worked to grow the Hyatt brand, powered by their belief in the importance of family and care. As of December 31, 2021, Hyatt’s portfolio included more than 1,150 hotel and all-inclusive properties in 70 countries across six continents.

About Laura Schwartz

Professional Emcee, Keynote Speaker and Author Laura Schwartz knows how to make live events succeed.  Whether hosting a corporate event or delivering a keynote on stage, Laura brings the experience and energy to make your message resonate with any audience! Laura was voted yearly as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the International Events Industry 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019. Along with her cast of ITV London, Laura and team won the prestigious Drum Awards “Podcast of the Year” in 2021.

For more information on or to schedule Laura to speak, please contact Ashley Brooks at or 312-767-7415.