Los Angeles Keynote Speaker

Wanting to bring a keynote speaker to your event? Duncan Stevens can be hired as an inspirational motivational speaker in Los Angeles. As a keynote speaker, he helps many of the industry’s most recognisable companies, teams and executives become more influential and more effective and adapt to change through what they say and how they act.

With over ten years of expertise, Duncan has certainly himself as a sought-after a highly experienced keynote speaker due to his content-rich, engaging, motivating and humorous keynote presentations and masterclasses. He is the founder and CEO of the Influence Association and best-selling author of the chart-topping book Effective Influence. He is a serial entrepreneur, award-winning ‘mentalist’ and is widely considered as one of the world’s premier authorities on influence, persuasion, high performance and navigating change. Duncan’s entertaining, interactive and highly visual keynote presentations encourage attendees to embrace fresh perspectives. His work, whether it’s through leadership coaching, sales coaching, or keynote speaking takes teams from good to great or from excellent to market-leading through difficult times. Before Duncan became a keynote speaker, he earned an Honours degree in Business Management, served as an officer in the British Royal Navy, was a business coach and trainer as well as a senior manager for some globally recognised businesses. Learn more here.

With over 10 years of experience, Duncan is internationally recognised as the premier authority on persuasion and effectiveness. He is widely regarded as an easy-to-work-with keynote speaker and has presented at conferences and events globally and all throughout Los Angeles and California.

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“We would definitely recommend Duncan for your event or conference if you are looking for a keynote speaker that is going to motivate and inspire your guests. His keynote was really well structured and his EFFECTIVE INFLUENCE MODEL really mad ethe content easy to understand. We look forward to working with him again.”


Conference Centres and Event Venues in L.A:

Crowne Plaza Los Angeles International Airport Hotel, 5985 W Century Blvd, CA 90045

Davinci Meeting Rooms, 5405 Wilshire Blvd, CA 90036

E-Central Downtown Los Angeles Hotel, 1020 S Figueroa St, CA 90015

Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown, 899 Francisco St, CA 90017

Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport, 6225 W Century Blvd, CA 90045

Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, CA 90015

St. Anne’s Conference and Event Center, 155 N Occidental Blvd, CA 90026

UCLA Conferences & Catering, 200 De Neve Dr suite l-02, CA 90095

UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, 425 Westwood Plaza, CA 90095

Westside Conference Center, 6100 Center Dr #200, CA 90045

General Information About The City:

Los Angeles also known as The City of Angels is located on the west coast of the United States and the southwest side of the state of California. Being known as the centre of the film industry, you can find that many of the largest film studios are set up here such as Warner Brothers Pictures, Universal Studios, Twentieth Century Studios, Columbia Studios, and Paramount Pictures. 50 million visitors come every year to see places such as Griffith Observatory and the world-famous Disneyland and with landmarks such as those and even things like the Hollywood Sign and the walk of fame, this city has always been booming and has become one of the largest cities. As of 2021, it has a population of 3.95 million making it the 2nd largest city in the United States. LA is sunny almost all year round which makes it the ideal place to visit anytime. California was purchased by the United States as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo at the end of the Mexican American War, in 1848. A few decades later they struck oil in the area of Los Angeles and that led to it becoming what it is now. With the heavy amount of tourism, you know everyone wants to see Los Angeles and you should too.

Los Angeles as a Conference and Events City:

Driven by international trade, Los Angeles is full of conventions and events. This huge city is host to some of the most popular events such as LA Comic-Con, which is one of LA’s biggest conventions all about comic books and comic culture and Westec the top manufacturing trade show which has been tackling manufacturing difficulties for decades. Luxury Connect is designed to help you to grow your networking and knowledge of the high-end market. The Health IT Summit, a health information technology summit and the Power Women Summit, where women from many different career fields come together to motivate and encourage each other to live more fulfilling lives. No matter what type of business you do they have something designed just for you. Make sure to check out the famous Los Angeles Convention Center to find out more about what events are happening around the time of your visit.

Places To Eat in Los Angeles as a Conference Attendee:

When it comes time to eat Los Angeles has a large variety of food from all over the world. No matter what you are craving they got it.

Three of the most famous and must-visit restaurants are:

Grand Central Station – Full of many options and this place host many food vendors as well as some entertainment. (+1 213 687-4247)

Langer’s Delicatessen-Restaurant – An old and famous Deli known for its popular No.19-Pastrami Sandwich. (+1 213 483-8050)

Spago – Home of celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, this is an often-recommended stop. (+1 310 385-0880)

If you are more in the mood for some Chinese food, some highly recommend ones are:

Hop Woo Chinese Restaurant (+1 310 575-3668)

Yang Chow Restaurant (+1 213 625-0811)

King Buffet (+1 323 468-9398)

Having been part of Mexico long ago, the Mexican food in this city is a must-try. Here are a few places:

Chulita (+1 310 392-4440)

Polanco Modern Mexican Steakhouse Restaurant (+1 310 616-3047)

El Patroncito Mexican Cuisine (+1 213 745-9500)

A few other restaurants worth mentioning:

Bestia (+1 213 514-5724) – A trendy Italian restaurant

N/Naka (+1 310 836-6252) – An upscale Japanese restaurant

New World Buffet (+1 323 582-8737) – A buffet serving Asian, American, and Seafood

Pink’s Hot Dogs (+1 323 931-4223) – A extremely popular hot dog restaurant amongst the locals and tourist alike

Los Angeles Sights and Attractions for Conference Delegates:

There is plenty to see and do if you have some free time in Los Angeles. One of their most famous landmarks, the Hollywood sign brings millions of tourists from around the world every year to take a picture with it behind them. A popular trend is to angle the camera as to appear as if you are holding up the sign. Don’t forget to check out the Hollywood Walk of Fame honouring actors, directors, musicians, producers and others in entertainment history and try to count how many names you can recognize. LA is located on the coast so that means plenty of beaches for those looking to swim and surf. A few of the more popular ones are Santa Monica Beach, Malibu Beach and Huntington Beach and worth a visit even if it is just to take a walk or get a tan, they will not disappoint. The number one tourist attraction is Disneyland, which attracts millions of families every year, full of restaurants, carnival rides, shopping centres and even stages and theatres. When your time there is coming to an end don’t forget to visit the End of Route 66 which marks the end of the United States’ most famous highway named Route 66 also known as the Main Street of America spanning roughly 2,400 miles and across 8 states.