. . . the feedback we received on your 'entertainment' that evening was tremendous. We are thrilled to have you involved with the Foundation and truly grateful for having had your presence to help make the evening extra special.
Bill Boggs, the celebrity correspondent for the PBS TV show "My Generation," is a four-time Emmy Award winning television interviewer and producer. His long and diverse career on television has included hosting several talk shows as well as anchoring the news for NBC, starring in a game show for CBS, a syndicated comedy show for FOX, and series on Showtime, The Travel Channel, The Food Network and more.
Boggs is a also writer and author, an acclaimed stage performer (his one man play,"Talk Show Confidential" is in its sixth year in NYC) He is a sought after speaker and communication skills trainer, and president of Bill Boggs Productions Inc. Boggs holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2000 he was selected as "Father of the Year" by the National father's Day Committee.
For a look at some of the notable personalities he's interviewed over the years-from Sinatra to Martha Stewart- visit www.billboggs.com. His many clients include Vistage International, the world's largest CEO membership organization, and Crystal Cruises, the #1 rated cruise line by Conde Nast Traveler for twelve consecutive years.
Featured Keynote Programs
HOW TO GET WHERE YOU WANT TO GO IN LIFE
Bill Boggs made his childhood dream to become a television talk show host come true. In this talk, he addresses the need for adapting, changing, constantly sharpening your skills, and dealing with failure, risk, insecurity, on the long road to success.
Using clips from some of his noteworthy television interviews with successful people and addressing his story and their story, Boggs offers a blueprint for achieving success and getting where you want to go in life. His Harper/Collins best-seller, "Got What it Takes? Successful People Reveal How They Made it to the Top" also helps inform this presentation.
FUN AT THE FOOD NETWORK
Videos and stories about Boggs role in the birth of the network, and his decade on air at Food Network. This presentation is packed with video moments with celebrities from his programs (Sophia Loren, Matt Lauer, Martha Steward, Bill Cosby, John McEnroe and many more) and a few food demos from celebrity chefs. The talk is interactive with the audience as Boggs goes into the crowd to ask them the same signature questions he's asked dozens of celebrity guests.
Bill's book, Got What it Takes, Successful People Reveal How They Made it to the Top, So you can too!" is a collection of success secrets of over 44 leaders in the field of entertainment, the arts, sports, fashion, business and more. Bill's message makes him a dynamic figure for a KEYNOTE address.
His unique entertainment background and wealth of material is ideally suited for entertaining LUNCHEON or DINNER PRESENTATIONS.
He is a proven PROFESSIONAL MODERATOR with twenty-five years of experience interviewing people and running sometimes complex TV talk shows with many quests.
CONFESSIONS OF A TALK SHOW HOST
A humerous look at his long-running TV career with videos, stories and inspirational resolution. (Drawn from his one man play)
Your presentation 'Got What it Takes to Make Your Dreams Come True' was very well received by our members. The information in your speech and the additional reference material you provided were both fascinating and timely.
You have a wonderful gift for inspiring and engaging the audience with your energy and life experiences and wonderful stories. I loved the way you weaved your TV interviews and stories of success to help keep us on track.
Your role as the evening's Master of Ceremonies was truly vital in helping us give Marlo Thomas a most meaningful tribute as the recipient of our Humanitarian Award. Bill, your tremendous efforts really helped make this a terrific success.
I wanted to personally commend you on a job well done at Philly Cooks! We are extremely pleased.
. . . wanted to thank you for the wonderful job you did hosting the Siena Music Festival last week. Your ability to welcome all the various performing artists, VIP guests and town officials was superb.
You played a very special role in the evening, Bill, for which we are enormously grateful. As our Master of Ceremony of an event with many parts, you helped the evening flow with grace, humor and charm.
Our students were captivated by you . . . you did a spectacular job.
We would like to thank you for hosting the first evening of Visiting Celebrity Chef series. The evening was a great success!