1. A FAMILY OF BRANDS COMMITTED TO DELIVERING
    PREMIERE EXPERIENCES.

  2. I count it a privilege to awake each day with the opportunity to turn ideas into reality.

    Twenty years ago, we began Premiere Speakers Bureau. By simply identifying opportunities to better serve our clientele of high- visibility speakers, we are now diversified in the publishing, entertainment, and transportation sectors.

    Please enjoy experiencing our world below and we thank you in advance for making the Premiere Choice.

    Duane Ward, CEO

  3. Our Companies

    Premiere International operates as parent company to nine diverse brands. Each company provides a unique, world-class product or service to their respective industry.

    Premiere Speakers Bureau, Inc.

    One of the world’s leading speakers bureaus exclusively representing over 70 speakers and partnering with more than 2,000 events per year.

    Premiere Transportation, LLC

    Operating America's largest fleet of Executive Coaches utilized for political campaigns, book tours, and corporate tours.

    Premiere Marketing, Inc.

    The Largest provider of National Book Tours for Best-Selling authors in the US.

    Proctor & Gamble Speakers Bureau

    In partnership with the Proctor & Gamble Alumni Network, this bureau features many of the world’s CEO’s and executives.

    Premiere Collectibles, Inc.

    America's Largest online bookstore for Autographed Books - both current best-selling titles and rare classic books.

    Premiere Digital

    Publishing both fiction and non-fiction titles in e-book format distributed globally via multiple platforms.

    China Speakers Group

    Providing international speakers for events in China, as well as China-centric speakers to the rest of the world, China Speakers Group has successfully yielded many great events for speakers and event planners.

    Premiere Authors, LLC

    Representing many of today's leading authors for their publishing relationships.

    Premiere Entertainment

    Based in Los Angeles and Premiere Entertainment is partnered with Movie and TV production companies for the purpose of grassroots promotion.

  4. Our Executive Team

    Duane Ward

    Founder/CEO

    All Premiere International companies
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    Shawn Hanks

    President

    Premiere Speakers Bureau
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    Josh Smallbone

    President

    Premiere Collectibles and Premiere Marketing
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    Ken Fitzpatrick

    President

    Premiere Transportation
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    Frank Breeden

    President

    Premiere Authors
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    Chris Yount

    Chief Information Officer

    Premiere International
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    Sherry Olson

    Chief Financial Officer

    Premiere International
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    Andrew Kolvet

    President

    Premiere Entertainment
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  6. Our Story

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    Premiere Speakers Bureau

    Founded in 1994, Premiere Speakers began in a Home Office and now employees over 30 staff members for the purpose of scheduling and executing 2000 events annually. Premiere is a member of the International Association of Speaker Bureaus and has received numerous awards in the industry.

    Premiere Transportation

    Founded in 1998, Premiere Transportation started with one bus and has grown to a fleet of twelve. Premiere has transported many US political leaders and foreign dignitaries. Fortune 500 and the Nation's largest publishing houses utilize Premiere Transportation for executive transport.

    Premiere Collectibles

    Founded in 2001, Premiere Collectibles launched a website with four autographed book titles and has now grown to become the largest retailer of autographed books in the world. Now with over five hundred current best-selling titles and hundreds of rare books, Premiere Collectibles is the one-stop shop for all book collectors.

    Premiere Marketing

    Created in 2003, Premiere Marketing was created to provide book tour services for some of the speakers represented by Premiere Speakers Bureau. Premiere Marketing has now grown to dominate the National Book Tour Market. In conjunction with most national publishing companies Premiere Marketing has executed hundreds of successful book tours.

    Premiere Authors

    Founded in 2004 and based in Washington DC, Premiere Authors represents speakers and authors. The literary agency provides full service representation for fiction and non fiction projects in the publishing industry.

    China Speakers Group

    After numerous trips and hundreds of meetings in China, the China Speakers Group effort was launched in 2011. Providing international speakers for events in China, as well as China-centric speakers to the rest of the world, the project has successfully yielded many great events for speakers and event planners. As the Chinese business community reaches out for global authorities on a wide-array of topics, it is believed that this company will continue to grow and benefit from the "first-to-market" commitment.

    Procter & Gamble Alumni Network

    Premiere Speakers Bureau and the P&G Alumni Network partnered to create a bureau representing many of the world’s leading CEO’s and executives. These leaders are alumni of Proctor & Gamble and are actively involved in the Alumni Association. Content is specifically focused on leadership, marketing and branding.

    Premiere Digital

    In 2013, Premiere International purchased an existing E-Book company featuring Fiction Titles and subsequently launched a non fiction e-book platform to serve the general marketplace needs within the e-book industry.

    Premiere Entertainment

    In 2014, Premiere Entertainment was launched to respond to the grassroots marketing needs in the Television and Film industry. Located in Los Angeles. Premiere Entertainment has ambitious growth plans to partner with major production companies for future marketing efforts.

  7. Our Locations

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