MEANINGFUL, MOTIVATIONAL & MEMORABLE

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Meeting organizers devote hours of planning to deliver an experience that informs, enlightens and inspires audiences. Bryan Stewart delivers those qualities and more with dynamic, authoritative, and insightful keynote presentations.

Throughout his 30-year career in entertainment, sports, consumer products and the nonprofit sector, Bryan has inspired colleagues and audiences as an energetic, highly regarded keynote speaker, presenter, panelist, emcee, moderator, lecturer and spokesperson. His branding expertise has benefited dozens of nonprofit and for-profit entities in a wide range of fields, and his well-reviewed book—Hope Blooms: Organ Donation, the Rose Parade, and Our Journey to Save Lives—offers a deep reservoir of lessons learned, vivid anecdotes and powerful images.

Throughout his talks, Bryan underscores the importance of inspiration, ingenuity, partnership, and perseverance to a wide variety of audiences and occasions:

 

AUDIENCES

Employees
Managers
Boards & Committees
Colleagues
Members
Volunteers

EVENTS

Conferences
Symposiums
Meetings
Retreats
Awards & Recognition

ORGANIZATIONS

Professional Associations
Nonprofits
Organ & Tissue Organizations
Hospitals & Transplant Centers
Schools of Public Health/Policy
Civic Clubs & Service Organizations

 

Impact your audience by choosing from the topics below, or you can work with Bryan to craft a customized presentation that suits your occasion.

 

TOPIC

Organ Donation, the Rose Parade, and Our Journey to Save Lives

SUMMARY

Bryan reflects on the challenges and rewards of building a national public health campaign within the framework of one of the world’s most-watched events. Insights from his book Hope Blooms reveal how the Donate Life Rose Parade Float campaign elevated the visibility of organ and tissue donation; united fragmented advocacy efforts; recast the cause from being identified with death to an affirmation of life; gave a platform and voice to donor families; contributed to a remarkable rise in donation rates nationwide; and demonstrated how honoring each other can unify us.

 
 

How the Donate Life Community Blossomed

Over the course of a decade, the Donate Life logo evolved from a brochure footnote to the umbrella brand for organ, eye and tissue donation advocacy. Bryan recounts how national initiatives and shared purpose brought a fragmented community together and supercharged organ and tissue donation rates to unprecedented heights.

 
 

Stepping Up: Celebrating the Power of Volunteers

Organ donation advocacy relies on deeply motivated volunteers to inspire the public to embrace the cause as their own. Drawing on his 15 years as a leader in the field, Bryan shines a spotlight on the seminal contributions that volunteers have made to local, regional, and national Donate Life initiatives.

 
 

Charting the Course from Idea to Impact

How do you turn an idea not just into reality, but into a robust initiative designed and built for longevity and lasting impact? Bryan draws on his creative career in screenwriting, professional sports, sponsorship, branding and organ donation to present meaningful and groundbreaking case studies that have stood the test of time.