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Scott Friedman

Scott Friedman, CSP and former President of the National Speakers Association, speaks on innovation, engagement, customer experience, productivity and how to create a happier workplace.

Travels from: Colorado

Fee Range: $ $7,500 - $10,000

Virtual Fee Range: $ $5,000 - $7,500

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In addition to being the CCO—Chief Celebration Officer—at Friedman & Associates, Scott has written “Celebrate! Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Admired Organizations,” “A Celebration a Day! 365 Ways to a Happier, Healthier Workplace,” “Happily Ever Laughter—How to Engage Any Audience” and “Using Humor For A Change.” He is also the co-author of four additional books.

Scott now spends 35% of his time speaking throughout Asia and the gulf region. Given Scott’s 25+ years of speaking experience in Asia, he offers each client a global and culturally sensitive perspective. His varied global experiences have brought him success in many industries including hospitality, meetings, real estate, insurance, financial services, banking, technology, healthcare, education and government. Scott’s strength is assessing the culture of the organization, industry and region and creating a customized program relevant to the needs of each client.

As a Global Speaking Fellow, one of only thirty-three in the world, (designated by the Global Speakers Federation), Scott continues to have a strong presence both domestically and internationally.

Apart from speaking, Scott is very involved in philanthropic projects. Scott co-founded Together We Can Change the World (, a 501c3 foundation focused on anti-trafficking, social business, clean water and the health and education of less fortunate girls and women.  Currently they have over 20 projects in six SE Asian countries.


Scott Friedman's Programs

CELEBRATE! The Secret to Winning in the New Abnormal

During this crazy time, it is easy to be stressed out, anxious, and fearful.  Or we can look at this time as an opportunity to reflect, reimagine, and reinvent ourselves and our careers.   It really is up to us every day to choose our attitude.

Discover how by turning on your “GPS”- Gratitude, Play, and Surprise – you will gain control over your emotions, your well-being, and your life.

Learn the tools and skills to help you and your organization create a happier, healthier, more connected workplace.  In this entertaining, interactive, content-rich session, you will learn how to create a culture of innovation and celebration leading to more innovative, authentic, responsive employees. Let’s celebrate what’s good in life and set ourselves up for a healthy more positive, productive future.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It

In these uncertain globally turbulent, times, productivity, and innovation are essential to survival. This fast-paced, content-rich call to action will show you & your organization how to become a victor—rather than a victim—of change. Learn to be driven not by circumstances and emotion, but by your values, purpose, and vision.

Scott equips listeners with relevant research and global best practices showcasing the power of “innovation and leadership” in action. Scott’s easy-to-use ideas will help build engagement and connection, greater productivity, elevated team performance, and a happier, healthier culture.

An ideal kick-off or closing to your convention, “The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It” always leaves participants feeling energized, inspired and more accountable to create a better future for themselves and their organizations.

Scott Friedman's Books