After Dinner Speakers for Every Event

Planning after dinner speakers for your event can get tricky–attendees may be thinking ahead to evening receptions or parties, counting the minutes until they can take a break from a long day of networking and learning. You may want a lighter tone, and you’ll definitely want to plan for someone with a quick wit and strong sense of humor to keep your audience fully engaged.

Additionally, well-known names can keep your audience in place–anyone thinking of an early exit will change their minds if the after dinner speakers include voices they are excited to see.

WSB’s lineup features some of the foremost humorists, athletes, journalists and more–perfect for after dinner speakers at any type of event.

Featured After Dinner Speakers:

After Dinner Speakers - Terry Bradshaw

Terry Bradshaw

Co-host and Analyst, FOX NFL Sunday and NFL Legend

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Terry Bradshaw, with amazing humor and down-home common sense, looks at attitude, adversity and relentless competition as to what makes us successful.


After Dinner Speakers - Joe Theismann

Joe Theismann

World Champion Quarterback, Broadcaster and Entrepreneur

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Losing his successful football career at 35 to a serious injury, Joe Theismann learned firsthand how to think, analyze and reinvent in the face of adversity and change.


After Dinner Speakers - Shane Battier

Shane Battier

Director of Basketball Development and Analytics, Miami Heat; Member of the 2012 and 2013 NBA Championship Miami Heat; Captain of the 2001 NCAA Championship Duke Blue Devils; “No-Stats All-Star”

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Dubbed the “No-Stats All-Star” by author Michael Lewis, Shane Battier shows audiences how to identify and cultivate the intangibles of life that winners possess—and how sports and technology are converging to give anyone the tools to become a champion.


After Dinner Speakers - Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard

Boxing Legend, Successful Entrepreneur and Author, The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring

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An Olympic athlete and world champion boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard shows us how to set our fears of the unknown aside with preparation, focus, discipline, determination and attitude.


after dinner speakers - David Blaine

David Blaine

World-renowned Magician and Endurance Artist

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Heralded by The New York Times as “a latter-day Houdini,” David Blaine has redefined magic around the world with his unique, intimate, close-up style and his challenges that have set new boundaries of human endurance.


after dinner speakers - Ali Wentworth

Ali Wentworth

Actor, Comedian and New York Times Best-Selling Author

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Thoughtful and hilarious, Ali Wentworth engages audiences with personal, relatable stories and offers lessons learned drawn from her fascinating life and extensive career as a renowned actor, comedian and New York Times best-selling author.


after dinner speakers - Brian Grazer

Brian Grazer

Legendary Academy Award- and Emmy Award-Winning Producer; New York Times Best-Selling Author; Founder and Chairman, Imagine Entertainment

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One of the most prolific and acclaimed producers of our time, Brian Grazer inspires audiences to unleash their curiosity by revealing the secrets of his extraordinary success behind some of Hollywood’s most famed movies and television shows, and importantly, how anyone can exercise their own curiosity to create a more fulfilling life and career.


after dinner speakers - Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw

Legendary Newsman, NBC News and New York Times Best-Selling Author

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A journalistic icon whose trusted insights change the way we think about the world, Tom Brokaw has traveled the globe to cover elections, summits, political turmoil, war, the climate crisis and major news stories of every description.


after dinner speakers - José Andrés

José Andrés

Culinary Innovator, Television Personality and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup

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One of TIME magazine’s most influential people in the world, José Andrés has captured the zeitgeist of a nation: not only as one of the most popular chefs in America, but with his dynamic personality and diverse projects aimed at making the world a better place.


after dinner speakers - Platon


World-Renowned, Award-Winning Photographer, The New Yorker and Master Storyteller

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Platon brings his photos to life as he shares with audiences the inspiring stories behind the photos and connects on a human level to the human condition and humanity of his subjects.

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Jeff Civillico

Las Vegas Headliner and Television Host

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Jeff produces and headlines in the highly-acclaimed, clean comedy show “Comedy in Action” at Paris Las Vegas. In addition to pure entertainment, Jeff provides “entertainment with a message” speaking on doing work that matters and infusing his inspirational story.


Mark J. Lindquist

Actor and Entertainer

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As an actor, Lindquist has appeared in ABC’s LOST, CBS’ Hawaii Five-O and the Universal Studios movie “Battleship.” A highly sought after National Anthem signer and lead singer of the Mark J. Lindquist Big Band, Lindquist performs for some of the largest audiences in America.

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