Our Story

cmi speaker management is a global leader in the meetings industry.  We represent an international roster of carefully selected authors who positively impact millions of people through their keynote speeches, books and thought leadership.

Our founder, Karen Harris, is known worldwide for her high level of integrity in all her business dealings. She has worked tirelessly to advance ethical business practices in our industry by sitting on the Board of Governors of the International Association of Speakers Bureaus for the past 7 years and is the current Past President.

At cmi, being of service and doing business from the heart is the only way that works for us. As a result, we treat everyone as part of the cmi family. We are quick to respond, honest in all of our communications and follow through on our promises. We want you to be delighted with our speakers and with us.

Our commitments to you:

  • Give unforgettable service
  • Provide extraordinary results
  • Demonstrate an exceptional attitude
  • Lift the spirits of everyone we connect with.

It is our goal to ensure that you, our customer, gets the very best speaker who will impact your group beyond the event. With our exceptional speaker and event consultation plus our attention to detail, when one of our speakers arrives at your event, you can bank on a total home run and lots of accolades for finding such a great speaker!