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SMG Speakers provides the worlds most dynamic keynote speakers. Experience SMG Speakers high quality service and great keynote speakers. Find innovative thought leaders and subject matter experts. Conquer ambiguity and the bad speaker blues. Become a hero for your organization. Start now by selecting a dynamic SMG speaker.

It’s no secret that our nationally recognized speakers are history makers in a variety of industries. Once you select your ideal SMG speaker we will take care of all the logistics to make sure the speaker arrives at your event ready to engage, and inspire your audience. We issue the contract, handle travel arrangements, coordinate communications, and ensure a customized message to reach your audience…all at not cost to you.

Our services extend beyond traditional speaking engagements to help you secure:

  • Recognized public figures
  • Experts for special appearances
  • Panelists
  • Moderators
  • Trainers
  • Keynotes

When you book via SMG Speakers you only pay the speaker’s honorarium while benefiting from our expertise and guidance.

SMG Speakers represents the best and not the most. Feel free to browse this site to view more SMG Speakers. And don’t worry if a speaker you are searching for isn’t on our website, we can still arrange for them to speak at your event. Just contact our fast, professional, and reliable customer service representatives to book your speaker. SMG Speakers Bureau is committed to providing you with the best speaker(s) to produce events that result in satisfied and informed attendees.

Our Team

Pam Redwood-Harris

President & Co-Founder

Pam Redwood-Harris

President & Co-Founder

Pam Redwood-Harris is the President and Co-Founder of Signature Media Group Speakers (SMG Speakers), a full service speakers’ bureau that books, brands and manages national speaking talent for special events. SMG Speakers is located in the heart of Chicago’s West Loop. Under Pam’s leadership, SMG Speakers has quickly become one of the nation’s leading professional speakers’ bureaus—representing powerful speakers who inspire audiences through their story and impactful message. Pam’s inspirational story of entrepreneurship was recognized in Crain’s Chicago Business “Entrepreneurs in Action” series in 2012.

As the President of this top speakers’ bureau, Pam manages a diverse project portfolio–which includes strategic planning, business development, event planning and consulting. She has negotiated millions of dollars, increased brand awareness, and streamlined engagements for speakers. Pam’s guidance and resources in building a strong foundation for her clients has helped them launch successful speaking careers. Pam is a relationship builder and natural business connector who purposefully pairs speaking clients with organizations that align with their target market, brand and message. She approaches each speaker request carefully ensuring that the organization, audience, and speaker are satisfied as they are appropriately linked together to get the maximum benefit from each other.

Pam has assisted in developing speaking opportunities for the careers of many prominent celebrities, politicians, authors and news journalists, such as multi-media journalist Roland Martin; Daymond John of ABC’s Shark Tank; White House Correspondent April Ryan; former TV Show host Judge Glenda Hatchett and activist and world-renowned poet Nikki Giovanni. Pam not only works with nationally recognized speakers, but she is passionate about developing aspiring and established speakers into national brands. After nearly a decade of industry experience, she launched a new branch to SMG Speakers in 2015, I Develop Speakers™, which provides strategic consultations and marketing services for professional speakers who want to take their career to the next level.

Not only is she a successful business leader, Pam is also a strong advocate of community involvement. She launched and co-founded “Operation Safe Passage,” a non-profit entity with a mission of saving, inspiring and enhancing the lives of youth. In 2011, SMG Speakers received the Community Service Award from the International Association of Speakers Bureaus. In her spare time, she volunteers and sponsors speakers and lectures for the Chicago Public Schools.

Pam holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Chicago State University. She also received her certification in Effective Presentation & Communication Skills from DePaul University. She is a 2014 recipient of the “40 Game Changers under the age of 40” award, presented by WVON & Ariel Capital Investments and a 2014 recipient of the Chicago State University Women Rock “EntreprenHer” award. Pam is an honorary member of Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business and an active member of the International Association of Speakers Bureaus, The Executives Club of Chicago, and Meeting Professionals International.

Agape Redwood-Rogers

Co-Founder

Agape Redwood-Rogers

Co-Founder

Co-Founder of Signature Media Group Speakers. With her profound expertise, Redwood helps professionals tell their story and build their brand. She provides innovative strategies, intensive coaching, resources, and solution driven systems. She partners with subject matter experts and organizations in various industries.

Katherine Burgess

Director of Business Development

Katherine Burgess

Director of Business Development

Katherine is the Director of Business Development at SMG Speakers. She works with event organizers to book speakers and talent for their events.

Previously her expertise was in the field of education as a teacher, counselor, and case manager for special education for the 34 years she worked for CPS. Her passion is bringing speakers of that caliber to HBCUs for Martin Luther King, Black History Month, and Women in History month and commencement.

Kimberly Lowery

Executive Administrative Assistant

Kimberly Lowery

Executive Administrative Assistant

Kimberly is the Executive Administrative Assistant to Pam Redwood-Harris. Kimberly brings over 17 years of professional Executive Administrative Assistant, Personal Assistant, Event Planning, Marketing Coordinator and Project Management skills to SMG.

Brittany Trama

Project Manager

Brittany Trama

Project Manager

Brittany runs her own business Your Automated Biz. She helps successful, Project Manager, entrepreneurs, and top performers systematize their online business for more time, money, and less stress. Brittany’s close partnership with SMG Speakers has made her a de facto member of our team.

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