As one of the premier banquet halls in Orange County, Lyon Air Museum happily hosts dozens of corporate events, seminars, and conferences each year. It’s generally known that one of the most challenging parts of holding a corporate event, is making sure that you keep your audience engaged. 
In an effort to help event planners and conference organizers, Lyon Air Museum has put together a list of captivating guest speakers that are sure to hold the attention of your attendees. 
 
Curly Neal
A veteran of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters for 22 years, Curly Neal traveled the world mesmerizing audiences and spreading his contagious smile. After performing in over 6,000 games, Curly is widely considered to be the most famous Harlem Globe Trotter of all time, and an ambassador for the game of basketball. 
Since his on-court retirement, Curly has become a media personality serving as a Public Relations figure for the Globetrotters, Director of Special Projects for the Orlando Magic, and a spokesman for Siemens Corp.      
 
Inquire about booking Curly Neal here.
 
Amberley Snyder
Growing up as one of 6 siblings and as the daughter of a Major League Baseball player, Amberley developed a competitive nature very early on. At 7 years old, following her father’s retirement from baseball, her family moved to Utah where Amberley would have her lifelong wish of owning a horse fulfilled. In 1998, Amberley’s parents bought her a barrel racing horse that would be the catalyst for Amberley winning numerous awards, and garnering national attention as a competitor in high school.
 
In 2010 while on her way to the Denver Stock Show and Rodeo, Amberley was involved in a horrific auto accident that would leave her paralyzed from the waist down. Remarkably, Amberley did not let this setback discourage her from pursuing her goals, and has gone on to successfully compete in rodeos, graduate college, and pursue a Master’s degree. Amberley’s story is truly inspirational and is sure to leave your attendees awestruck. Lyon Air Museum would love to host Ms. Snyder at our Orange County corporate event venue.
 
Inquire about booking Amberley here.  
 
Bill Plaschke
With over 20 years of experience as a sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times, Bill Plaschke has earned national recognition for his journalism, as well as his community service efforts.
Plaschke is a frequent contributor to ESPN’s daily talk show “Around The Horn” and has been named National Sports Columnist of the Year by the Associated Press, in addition to being nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. 
 
Beyond his accolades for journalism, Mr. Plaschke has also been named Man of the Year by the Los Angeles chapter of Big Brothers for his history of time contributions to the organization. He also received a “Pursuit of Justice” award from the California’s Women’s Law Center for his female sports coverage. 
 
Inquire about booking Bill Plaschke here.
 
Tommy Johnagin
If you are a fan of stand-up comedy, you may recognize Tommy Johnagin from his multiple appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, as well as NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, and The Late Late Show with James Corden.
 
Since dropping out of college at age 21 to pursue his dream of being a stand-up comedian, Tommy has logged thousands of miles making audiences laugh all around the world, and has vowed to one day pay his parents back for the 6 semesters of college he attended. 
 
As a leading event venue in Orange County, we can tell you that Tommy Johnagin is sure to have your guests rolling in the aisles!
 
Inquire about booking Tommy Johnagin here.
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