50th Annual IAICDV Convention

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50th Annual Convention Keynote Speaker

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM | Celebrity Ballroom 4

(Re)Discover: Reengage and Do Your Best Work

More than 50% of employees are actively disengaged at work, according to Gallup. This costs companies on average 7 billion dollars a year. It also costs employee turnover, poor morale and average results.

In this keynote, internationally recognized speaker, award-winning journalist and author Antonio Neves sets audiences up on the path of increased workplace engagement and results. Attendees learn the three critical steps they can take to drive personal growth, discovery, and accountability. Backed by research and proven results, this talk helps audiences understand how to avoid mediocrity and instead set themselves for epic success. Attendees are empowered with clear action steps to take that will prepare them to stand out, deliver measurable results and be associated with greatness.


About the Keynote Speaker

Antonio Neves is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and award-winning journalist. He's the author of three books including, 50 Ways To Excel In Your First Job (and in Life).

For nearly 10 years, Antonio has helped organizations increase workplace engagement, create strong cultures of accountability, and tell stories that make people lean in. Antonio's clients and audiences are some of the largest brands in the world including: Google, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Stryker, Booking.com, Stanford University, major trade associations, conferences and more.

An award-winning journalist, Antonio worked as a correspondent, host, and producer for more than 10 years in New York City with top networks including NBC, PBS, BET Networks and Nickelodeon. His message focuses on leadership, engagement and career success. With hundreds of engagements under his belt, Antonio has keynoted at top companies, conferences, and colleges nationwide.

Along with his successes, Antonio was also involved as:

  • A former NCAA Division I student-athlete, Antonio is the author of the student-athlete best-seller, Student Athlete 101.
  • An Ivy League graduate, Antonio holds a bachelors degree from Western Michigan University and a Masters degree from Columbia University.


"Antonio led a riveting talk with the summer class of Google interns. They received valuable advice about giving their best effort even when no one is looking. I highly recommend Antonio and would love to invite him back next year." -Daisy Auger-Dominguez - Global Head of Diversity, Google Inc.

"Antonio was our keynote speaker for our Sales Kick-off and he spoke creatively, emotionally, and personally to each of us. Antonio left us all feeling motivated and inspired to want to do better today than we did yesterday and to do better tomorrow than we did today." -Kevin Boland - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

"Antonio Neves is a natural storyteller. He has the ability to engage and connect with your audience and provides relevant advice and guidance to young professionals. He infused positive energy to an audience that was feeling pressure and concern about their future careers. "-Diana Dabdub - American Society of Health System-Pharmacists (ASHP)

More information is available at: www.TheAntonioNeves.com 

Check out Antonio Neve's social media @TheAntonioNeves