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Tavis Smiley Booking Agency Profile

Book Tavis Smiley for your next corporate event, function, or private party.
From his celebrated conversations with world figures to his work to inspire the next generation of leaders; as a broadcaster, author, publisher, advocate, and philanthropist, Tavis Smiley continues to be an outstanding voice for change. Smiley is currently the host of the late-night television talk show Tavis Smiley on PBS and The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International (PRI). In addition to his radio and television work, Smiley has authored 14 books. TIME magazine honored Smiley in 2009 as one of The Worlds 100 Most Influential People. The nonprofit Tavis Smiley Foundation was established to provide leadership training and development for youth. Since its inception, more than 6,000 young people have participated in the foundations Youth to Leaders training workshops and conferences. In 2011, Smiley celebrates his 20th year in broadcasting and continues to inspire, educate, and inform, in love and service..

How to hire Tavis Smiley for an event

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

Frequently Asked Questions about booking Tavis Smiley.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Tavis Smiley, 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 Tavis Smiley or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Tavis Smiley'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 Tavis Smiley for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Tavis Smiley, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Tavis Smiley. 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 Tavis Smiley booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Tavis Smiley for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Tavis Smiley booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Tavis Smiley charge for an event. 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 Tavis Smiley agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Tavis Smiley 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 Tavis Smiley for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Tavis Smiley agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Tavis Smiley, 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 Tavis Smiley 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 Tavis Smiley, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Speaker
Speaking Topic
Journalist
Range
African American, Journalist, Media, Journalist-Print, Media-Current Events, Male
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