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Ray Smith Booking Agency Profile

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Widely regarded as one of the Navy's most inspirational leaders, Rear Admiral Smith has spoken extensively on his leadership experiences to a wide range of audiences including corporate, political, military, and civic leaders. A Navy SEAL for 31 years, he achieved extraordinary success through focused, participatory leadership. During his four-year tenure as Commander of the 2300-men SEAL force, he raised personnel retention to a level three times the Navy average. As a Navy Captain, he led the Navy SEALs in Operation Desert Storm, conducting over 200 operations of strategic significance while incurring no casualties. Earlier in his career, Admiral Smith directed Navy SEAL training, generally considered to be the most challenging military training in the world. Admiral Smith has been recognized in Newsweek, Fortune, Reader's Digest, and on the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, and CBS This Morning. He published two highly successful Navy SEAL manuals, one on nutrition and one on fitness. He was awarded the California Distinguished Service Award while a member of the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Admiral Smith was responsible for developing the Navy's first capability-based assessment process. He led 100 systems analysts in providing service-level recommendations directly to the Chief of Naval Operations. Incorporating computer modeling and risk assessment, he provided Navy leadership with $36 billion in analysis-based savings over a six-year period. Admiral Smith holds a Master of Science degree in Physical Oceanography from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Admiral Smith successfully completed the 350-mile Beast of the East Adventure Race in 1998 and 1999, finishing with his three Navy SEAL teammates in 9th place out of 34 teams..

How to hire Ray Smith for an event

Learn how to hire Ray Smith or research availability and pricing for booking Ray Smith to speak at a corporate event, fundraiser, private party, social media campaign, fair or festival, tradeshow or conference, endorsement project, or hire Ray Smith as a guest speaker, please submit the form to our agency.

Frequently Asked Questions about booking Ray Smith to speak.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Ray Smith, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Ray Smith or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Ray Smith's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Ray Smith for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Ray Smith, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Ray Smith. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Ray Smith booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Ray Smith for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Ray Smith booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Ray Smith charge for an event. One example fee to book Ray Smith is in the starting range of $15,000-$24,999. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Ray Smith agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Ray Smith manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Ray Smith for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Ray Smith agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Ray Smith, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Ray Smith booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Ray Smith, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Speaker
Speaking Topic
Social Issues
Range
Social Issues, Male
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