Find motivational speakers, comedians and clean entertainers in Virginia for your next meeting or event. Each of the keynote speakers listed below have recently performed their highly-engaging presentations in Hampton Roads, Richmond, Roanoke, and other Virginia cities.
Professional comedian and keynote speaker Larry Weaver uses clean humor, funny anecdotes, and emotionally charged stories to illustrate the importance of energy, attitude, and motivation. These topics are crucial to success in any venture, whether your focus is Leadership, Teamwork, Customer Service, Sales, Change, Safety, Stress Reduction, or simply Having More Fun at Work. The presentation combines stand-up comedy with content – seamlessly intertwined. Your audience will laugh, learn, and leave feeling refreshed.More About Larry Weaver Check Availability
Magic, mind-reading, and mystery! Joshua's stage show reflects his fascination with psychology, intuition and influence! The show combines astounding mental demonstrations with amazing illusions developed in his travels around the world.More About Joshua Lozoff Check Availability
Enjoy a truly refreshing and interactive comedy performance that happens as much off stage as it does on. Paul’s inviting demeanor and quick wit keeps audience interactions, and the laughs, rolling. Experience one-of-a-kind, never-happen-again moments as balls get tossed, balloons get blown, and magic takes your breath away. This performance is as much comedy show as it is a team building party.More About Paul Miller Check Availability
100% clean stand-up comedy with a positive message! Larry's humor is highly professional, culturally sensitive, and hilariously funny. After majoring in accounting, Larry left his CPA dreams behind to pursue his dream of making people laugh. As heard on SIRIUS XM Blue Collar Radio and Laugh USA, Larry's show includes tales of growing up in the country, home remedies, family gatherings, marriage, traveling, trying to eat right, and more.More About Larry Weaver Check Availability
Arthur delivers skill-based, fast-moving, intriguing, and astonishing sleight-of-hand magic and mentalism. His comedy magic show is packed with feats of the impossible, audience participation, smart humor, and tricks no others perform. It is a positive, inspiring, and unforgettable experience.More About Arthur Atsma Check Availability
Armed with a Master of Education degree, a background in the United States Army, and impeccable style, it might surprise you when Mike hits the stage and delivers non-stop laughter. His keynote “Leadership and Laughter” will empower you to recognize leadership lessons in unsuspected places, equip you with strategies to combat stress and anxiety, and provide tactics to improve workplace productivity.More About Mike Goodwin Check Availability
The Magic of Communication is engaging, intriguing and fun! In this interactive presentation, acclaimed magician and actor Joshua Lozoff pulls back the curtain to reveal the true secrets of his magic: powerful communication skills and strong powers of observation; skills useful for us all, from the board room to the living room.More About Joshua Lozoff Check Availability
This motivational presentation focuses on the importance of maintaining energy and purpose in one’s life and work, and suggests some ways to achieve and maintain a healthy productivity. Helps managers, sales people and employees to "keep the fires going."More About Charles Petty Check Availability
Audience members experience a world-class comedy juggling demonstration intermixed with step-by-step instructions for learning to juggle, or for learning anything, better. Learn strategies for reducing stress and developing physical, intellectual, emotional and social well being. Juggler’s Mindset is interactive, improvisational, and engaging from start to finish.More About Paul Miller Check Availability
"We loved having Paul Miller at our Employee Christmas Party. Everyone loved his performance, and it was just what we needed in our busy season. He brought a lot of laughs and had great audience participation."
"Larry met our goal of providing some lighter moments for our overworked and underappreciated staff. His humorous look at life's challenges was a nice change of pace to the more technical subject matter being presented at our conference. Larry was professional is all aspects of our session planning, communicated regularly, arrived early, and delivered a solid presentation."
"I cannot tell you how amazing everything went - words simply will not do it justice! God did an amazing work in and through all that were in attendance, and Arthur’s participation was a huge part of it (both in his show, and outside of it as well)! Those that were in attendance for Arthur’s performance were both highly entertained as well as ministered to through his openness to the leading of God. I will highly recommend him to anyone that I hear needs someone like him!"
"Joshua Lozoff was not only entertaining, he was a genuinely all around great guy. We sent out our post event survey and everyone loved him. The combo of content with magic was perfect for our Awards Luncheon."
"I wanted to say thanks again for a wonderful event. We really enjoyed Larry Weaver's show and we have gotten a lot of positive feedback from the event. We hope to be able to have him for a corporate event in the future!"
"What a great comedian! Funny, appropriate for all ages. Highly recommend!!!"
"Paul Miller was quick to respond to cmmunications and so easy to work with when we had to make a schedule change. The audience thoroughly enjoyed his performance. He did a superb job of engaging with them and including individuals from the audience in his act."
"Joshua was a fantastic professional. We were glad to have him and the audience raved about him following his performance. Moreover, Joshua was communicative prior to his arrival and easy going. We have only positive things to say about Joshua Lozoff."
"Despite being sick, John Felts delivered a powerful, energized, hilarious performance to our church's marriage event! Couples had the chance to laugh together through John's comic routine, which provided them with much needed reconnection and healing! John did his homework about our church and community to customize his material and make it relevant to our specific church and area! He is truly a gifted professional comedian and an amazing, very personable performer! May God Bless John Felts family and career abundantly more than he ever thought to ask! I highly recommend Comedian John Felts!"
"Joshua Lozoff instantly captured our audience and never lost their attention throughout. He was astounding with his magic, engaging with the audience, and weaved his theme of Life is Magic in every part of his presentation. Many of our attendees were blown away. He was able to transform a boring hotel conference room into a mysterious and special place. I would recommend Joshua to anyone looking to give their audience something truly unique and amazing!"
"John Felts is very personable and easy to work with. He does his homework and he knew who we were and he personalized his show and helped us laugh at ourselves. We had such a good time with John, we would recommend him for any venue! Comedy is subjective, but we all had good belly laughs with John. Thanks for a great show John!!"
"ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!!! My staff and I knew from the very first time we watched him online that Joshua Lozoff was going to be a big hit at our conference. And was he ever!!! He really wowed the audience with his tasteful wit and clever act. My colleagues are still talking about him.What a great performance given by a great guy!!! We certainly made the right decision going with Joshua Lozoff!"
"Joshua Lozoff's presentation, The Magic of Communication, was one of the absolute best presentations we've ever had at the agency. The way he seamlessly blended his incredible magic skills with his message of how to better communicate and engage in your everyday life was nothing short of magical (pun intended). He connected quite wonderfully with our staff, and 90% of the staff rated him at 4 stars or better. We would absolutely recommend any and everyone to hire him, and would absolutely love to have him back!"
"Our 400-person conference luncheon loved Joshua! His presentation was engaging, fun, and had some great pointers for improving communication. His use of audience participation was a great way to get our attendees immersed in the experience and everyone was super amazed at his ability to do what seemed impossible!"
"Joshua Lozoff promised to entertain, inspire and amaze…and he didn't disappoint! From beginning to end, he was an absolute pleasure! The audience connected with his funny and charismatic personality and were absolutely in awe of his illusions and mind-bending tricks. Our guests have not stopped raving over his performance and we couldn't be happier!"
"Larry Weaver was prompt and professional from his time of arrival till the end of the evening. He was very personable and was always asking questions to make his performance personal to our event and our mission. The audience loved him and found him to be very entertaining and funny. We will definitely use him again!"
"John Felts gave a great performance at our Bank's employee Christmas Party! Everyone is still talking about how much they enjoyed the evening. I was impressed that he customized his performance to our group and also that he visited with employees during our dinner. Definitely recommend him for company events!"
"Paul Miller is an engaging and high energy individual. Our group really liked him. Although Paul lightly covers the subject at hand, he is able to keep the audience's attention and send a message with his humor. The real takeaway was that EVERYONE felt included and all worked together doing a fun activity. He's also an amazing talent that gives your group a great show. Paul works with you to make him performance relevant to your group's needs."
"David Ferrell was a joy to work with. He did a great job of entertaining the audience and interacting with them. We enjoyed visiting with him during the whole evening. The feedback from attendees was very good. Thank you David!"
"A very big THANK YOU to Joshua Lozoff for an outstanding, fabulous keynote presentation yesterday. I'll put a more formal thank you in the mail but didn't want to let today pass by without expressing my thanks for how much his performance amazed and delighted, and was enjoyed by our employees. It was all they could talk about today! He taught us so much about communication, especially non-verbal communication and subliminal messages and absolutely astonished us with his magic. BRAVO!!!"
"I wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed John Felts and his comedy. He was so well prepared and his jokes were fresh. He helped us laugh at ourselves and look at the humorous side of who we are. It was laugh out loud funny - over and over again. As a matter of fact days after the event we are still laughing. We are trying to plan another event just so we can have John back again. I highly recommend John Felts for any group that wants to laugh and have a great time. Additionally John is easy to work with and he was a pleasure to meet. We know that anyone how invites John to be apart of their events will be thoroughly satisfied."
"We surveyed our attendees. Ross received a score of 4.5 on a scale with 5.0 being awesome. He was prompt and accommodating to changes in performance time. He researched our group to ensure his performance related to the audience."
"John Felts nailed it and our group was still talking about his performance at the end of our convention. John's ability to personalize his show, adjust quickly when needed, and feed off on how the audience was responding to his material is a true testament of his character and professionalism. Well done and I hope we have an opportunity to have him at a future convention."
A few of the towns our nationally-touring keynote speakers have performed in include: Abingdon, Alexandria, Altavista, Arlington, Blacksburg, Bristol, Charlottesville, Chatham, Courtland, Culpeper, Doswell, Emporia, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fork Union, Fredericksburg, Grundy, Hampton, Harrisonburg, Henrico, Hot Springs, Lanexa, Lawrenceville, Lynchburg, McLean, Meadows of Dan, Pearisburg, Petersburg, Radford, Reston, Richardsville, Richmond, Roanoke, South Boston, South Hill, Spencer, Spotsylvania, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, White Stone, Williamsburg, Winchester, Woodbridge, Wytheville, VA and others.