Olympic luger Ruben Gonzalez was recently the subject of a CNN.com profile that highlighted his incredible career both on and off the track.

Ruben Gonzalez, 47, made history in Vancouver by becoming the first person to compete in four Winter Olympics in four different decades.

It's a feat made even...


Josh Sundquist: Premiere Speakers BureauThis week Premiere exclusive Josh Sundquist spoke about his path to the Paralympics with NPR affiliate WAMU 88.5.

The 2010 Winter Paralympics begin next week in Vancouver, utilizing the same courses and stadiums used in the recent Winter Olympics.

Sundquist, who lost one of his legs during a...


The following was originally published on the Harvard Business Online.

Every year, major sporting events get greener and the goals for renewable energy use, carbon-neutrality, or zero-waste get tougher. The Vancouver Olympics which just ended featured a large range of greening activities; the...


Sunny days may soon be here again. For the first time in more than a year, the majority of event planners expect their meeting budgets will hold steady or increase over the next six months, according to a new survey by MeetingNews magazine.

Of the 220 respondents, only 19 percent expect further...


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Alexander Haig Passes Away

By Tyler Clark, Posted February 20th 2010

Alexander Haig - Premiere Motivational Speakers BureauPremiere Speakers is saddened by the passing this morning of Alexander Haig.

An exclusive speaker with Premiere, Haig served as Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan. He was also chief of staff for Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.

Haig served in the United States Military from...


Best-selling author and motivator Andy Andrews recently visited Heritage Middle School in Thompson Station, Tenn. The school is using Andrews' latest book The Noticer in their curriculum. Check out what the students thought of Andy's visit in the video below.

Andy Andrews is booked for speaking...


Former Fox News analyst Angela McGlowan announced this week that she is entering the race for Mississippi's 1st congressional district.

McGowan will square off against front-runner Alan Nunneree in the Republican primary with hopes of facing Democrat incumbent Travis Childers in November's general...


Yesterday Michael Reagan released the following statement disputing claims made about the Sarah Palin and the Tea Party Movement by his bother Ron Reagan.

I strongly disagree with my brother, Ron Reagan's assertions that our father, Pres. Ronald W. Reagan, would not support the Tea Party Movement...


The event industry is back and better--or at least different--than ever.

So says New York Times business columnist Joe Sharkey, who wrote last week that the event industry is finding its way out of the woods. The future of corporate events, he says, may largely be online.

Here's an excerpt:

In the...


Bruce Bowen, who helped the San Antonio Spurs win three NBA championships, visited the Premiere Speakers office in Nashville, Tenn. on Thursday.

While at the Premiere office in Nashville, Tenn., Bowen had lunch with Premiere's agents where he shared his personal story of overcoming a troubled...