On April 15, 2013, the city of Boston, Massachusetts was shaken by the bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line. During the city’s time of need, APB stood by the community as did many. Four years later, APB continues to stand by those affected by the tragedy, representing speakers who make us and others stronger.
Based on APB Speaker Ron Suskind’s book of the same name, Life, Animated is an inspirational movie you won’t want to miss. Directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, Life, Animated opens in select theaters on July 1st.
February is when the annual TED Conference is held in Vancouver, Canada, where 1,500 people attend talks highlighting TED’s three tenants—Technology, Entertainment, and Design. This year’s conference features three APB speakers: Parag Khanna, Hugh Evans and Tim Urban, who are presenting their “ideas worth spreading,” which is the TED slogan.
Audiences from across the country heard thought-provoking, heartfelt and fascinating speeches from APB speakers who are committed to carrying on the legacy of the great Civil Rights pioneer, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From racial profiling and its impact to lessons from Little Rock to creating understanding through the principles of MLK and becoming a transformational leader, these topics and others were addressed by APB speakers who inspired and empowered during their MLK Day and Black History Month events.
American Program Bureau would like to recognize the speakers who tirelessly work towards creating a better world. December is Universal Human Rights Month, and the following speakers come from various walks of life to improve human conditions on a global scale.
December is AIDS Awareness Month, and American Program Bureau would like to recognize the following speakers for their continued advocacy in AIDS awareness. AIDS can affect anyone in a multitude of ways, and is a global pandemic. How can AIDS be addressed? Discussed? Cured? Here are some speakers who can help us get those answers.
How did APB speaker Troy Carter become the renowned talent manager and successful startup investor he is today? By committing himself to innovation and staying ahead of the game through passion and hard work. Fast Company recently highlighted Carter’s work, showcasing his impressive entrepreneurial skills as well as his knack for discovering and nurturing sensational talent.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and while bullying continues to be a serious problem, the steps taken to combat bullying help all of us on this social and emotional learning curve. As various organizations continue to push back against bullying, American Program Bureau has worked with a number of speakers who address bullying, its effects, and provide solutions. Here are some speakers who are all more reasons of #50ReasonsWhyAPB.
More than 1,000 healthcare professionals, patients and family members are participating in the Planetree International Conference on Patient-Centered Care, held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts from October 11-14. With many speakers sharing their groundbreaking insights on healthcare at the event, such as Dr. Kevin Pho, the highly anticipated closing keynote is record-breaking endurance athlete and sports journalist Diana Nyad.
ABC’s critically-acclaimed reality show Shark Tank returns on Friday, September 25 with with new guest sharks who are also some of today’s most popular speakers. Troy Carter, Ashton Kutcher and Chris Sacca will join veterans Daymond John, Barbara Corcoran, Kevin O’Leary, Robert Herjavec, Lori Greiner and Mark Cuban, as hopeful entrepreneurs pitch products in front of the tough, self-made moguls.