Mike Rayburn is Your Perfect Choice for an Entertaining Keynote Experience

"Mike was a huge hit. I only wish we could have had him the last day of the meeting, instead of the first. Our executive said it was hard to follow an act like that."
"The survey was a great tool as it told us that having Mike there really made the meeting. It was the best part! Next time we’ll forget all PowerPoint stuff!!"
"His talent is only outdone by his charming nature. He was a delight to work with!"
Ford Motor Company
"MIKE WAS UNBELIEVABLY AWESOME! He’s so inspiring! He blew my socks off!"
Hilton Hotels
"The show was FABULOUS! We loved him."
Merrill Lynch
"Mike exceeded all expectations."
William Newton Memorial Hospital
"Mike Rayburn's incredible talent, humorous delivery, stage presence and ability to connect with the group kept us all engaged and entertained. I cannot remember the last time one of our speakers concluded to a thunderous standing ovation like Mike did. I continue to receive “thank you” calls from our attendees on Mike’s behalf."
Purina Mills
"The feedback from the attendees was unanimous: ‘This was the best Opening Session I have ever been to!‘ We wholeheartedly recommend you to any meeting planner looking for fun, laughter, and a great message from a unique speaker."
Meeting Professionals International
"Mike’s presentation was without a doubt the highlight of the Pre Congress program of the American Payroll Association’s Annual Congress."
American Payroll Association
"Mike was terrific…entertaining and motivational."
Hilton Hotels Corporation
"I could not have asked for anything better than Mike Rayburn!"
"Too bad we didn’t have another hour to give him!"
Michigan Farm Bureau
"Mike was AWESOME!"
Max & Erma’s Restaurants, Inc.
"Mike was quoted several times throughout the meeting. What a compliment! Thanks for starting the meeting off with so much positive energy and passion."
Texas Pharmacy Association
"As I sat and watched the people and faces in the crowd go from looking and whispering amongst each other to a full-blown, wide-eyed, edge of the seat excited evolution, I knew Mike had made a huge impact on the closing hours of this conference."
Florida Automotive Trade Association
"The musical inclusion as an alpha and omega focus on the value of children’s innocence and desire to become all that they can be and the educator’s purpose for encouraging and inspiring America’s future was effective and heartfelt. I became re-inspired to do a better job!"
Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Assoc.
"OH My Gosh! What else can I say! It was incredible—I have been hearing from the employees allllll day and everyone wants an encore performance next year."
"Mike was fabulous! The attendees loved his energy and pizzazz! He was definitely a high-point of the conference!"
Cendant Mortgage
"HUGE SUCCESS!!! STANDING OVATION!!!!!! Thanks again for helping us look good!"
Coldwell Banker Burnet
"He received standing ovations in BOTH sessions!"
National Apartment Association
"I would and will recommend Mike Rayburn to anyone who wants their attendees to see a truly talented comedic genius."
Physician Insurers Association of America
"Mike provides a unique presentation appropriate for a wider ranging audience. EXCELLENT!"
Missouri Bar Association
"Our audience LOVED Mike! My only regret is that he didn’t get to perform longer."
American Healthcare Radiology Administrators
"In 30 years of our conference Mike is the best speaker we have ever had. He received a ‘pop out of the chair’ standing ovation from this discriminating audience!"
"Mike Rayburn was awesome; he was the perfect opening performer. It should not surprise you to know that he was our highest rated speaker this year. Behind the stage, he was equally impressive. He arrived early, was easy to work with and was self-sufficient. I would recommend him to anyone who is looking for a sure-fire way to entertain an audience and look like a good meeting planner."
National Association for Pupil Transportation
"Mike exceeded my expectations from our first meeting to his performance during our opening day. He has an unbelievable musical talent that he combines with a message of challenging one’s mindset, attitude and desire to succeed. His opening session provided my team with a high energy, positive, entertaining and thought-provoking start to a critical sales meeting."
Ansell Ltd.
"Mike was the best we have ever had!"
Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
"Mike was exactly what we needed and fit perfectly into the meeting agenda."
Verizon Fleet Operations
"Mike was a huge hit!! Everyone commented on his great talent and ability to pull the audience into his message. We couldn’t have been happier with his performance."
Associated General Contractors of America
"Everyone absolutely LOVED Mike! I think the best word is “enthralled”. Mike makes it easy to work with him—he so incredibly talented, yet so humble! All in all, it couldn’t have been better."
Monterey Superior Court
"Mike was a HUGE hit…even got a standing ovation and did an encore! WOW! He was fabulous and the group LOVED him. You can add us to the testimonials!"
Crestline Hotels & Resorts
"He was just terrific and wonderfully received. I don’t know how I will top him next year for the same event. He is tough to beat!"
Apartment Assn of Greater Philadelphia
"Mike was absolutely fabulous…as usual. Everyone was blown away by him! I don’t know how I’m going to top him next year!"
Miser Users Group
"I have been hiring speakers and entertainers for over 34 years and I will always rate you in the top three in solo entertainer performances. You are an incredibly talented individual, Mike, and I want to hire you for every group we manage in 2006 and 2007!"
Global Enterprises, Inc.
"Mike literally AMAZED everyone with his talent, and then he AWED everyone with the message. We have been providing our employees with this type of retreat for 25 years, and beyond a shadow of a doubt, Mike Rayburn provided us with the most universally appealing and entertaining program we have ever had. Further, we would recommend Mike for any company’s retreat, motivational seminar, or leadership program where an inspirational speaker/presenter is needed. Mike is the best."
Divine Savior Healthcare
"Mike was a terrific opening speaker and the audience enjoyed him tremendously. I heard so many positive remarks after his presentation. Many said it was the best General Session we had ever had!"
Florida Association of Insurance Agents
"What a rare combination of musical talent, humor and a meaningful message!"
Stockade Companies
"It was an outstanding show. Everyone loved him and he was very gracious and easy to work with."
Illinois Bankers Assn.
"Mike’s ability to deliver messages around the “What If, Why Not?” and “Master What Matters” themes were simply among the best I have heard in over 20 years of booking keynote speakers!"
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
"Mike was awesome! He is truly a great entertainer and was the hit of the Conference."
International Center for Entrepreneurial Development
"Mike was absolutely fabulous!!"
National Research Corporation
"The program was FABULOUS! Our members loved Mike!"
Montana Association of Realtors
"He was such a hit. Everybody raved over his performance."
Tenet Healthcare Corporation
"Mike Rayburn was absolutely fantastic. He had our group in stitches. He was also as genuine and easy to work with as anyone I have ever booked for an event. A great musician, a great human being."
1st Choice Dental Group
"We talked about the show all weekend and were still laughing about it today!! Mike was wonderful, pleasant, easy to work with, the list could go on and on. The guests at the party raved about him as well!"
City of Lakes Dental Study Club
"Mike Rayburn was the best keynote speaker we have had so far. That will be hard to top. What I liked best is he showed you how it applies to each one of us and how to do it."
Moneytree, Inc.
"OMG!!! Mike was fabulous! Everybody raved about him. He was simply unbelievable and a big hit in Maine. Our attendees were still talking about him on Tuesday and even those that didn’t attend Monday night said they had heard that Mike was fabulous and they were disappointed they were not there for the banquet. I have to say this was our best convention EVER!"
Maine Insurance Agents Association
"He was wonderful. On our survey everyone said that they loved him and what a great start to our conference. We work with two other companies who do our AV and also help out with our conferences and they said that they would recommend him to their clients also."
Association of Surgical Technologists PAE Coordinator
"The show was excellent! Mike was awesome!"
Riverside County, Children’s Services
"Mike was the perfect selection. Best we’ve ever had."
Oklahoma FFA
"What a wonderful performance Mike Rayburn did for my client, the National Association of Mortgage Brokers! This is typically a tough crowd to win over, but Mike’s talent had them calling for more. In my ten years with this client, I have never seen them call for an encore. I am so grateful that Mike happily obliged. I would highly recommend Mike to other clients I have. It is a pleasure to work with him before and during the event!"
National Assn of Mortgage Brokers
"Mike’s performance was amazing. I honestly don’t know how we’re ever going to top such a fantastic evening of entertainment. Mike was the perfect choice, and those in attendance are still talking about the performance. I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect event. Mike never disappoints!"
University of Maryland
"Mike was a resounding success as I am sure he always is!"
Jefferson Pilot Securities
"He was fantastic! I so enjoy working with him! He’s just awesome and such a nice person. He’ll always be a hit with us. We think he’s incredible!"
Farm Credit Bank of Texas
"Mike was WAY BEYOND a huge hit, if that’s possible. Our guests are still talking about how much they enjoyed that evening."
Premera Blue Cross
"It was amazing to sit back and watch everyone’s expressions as he entertained the room. Our Owners were in fits laughing one moment and in awe the next."
The Little Gym International
"I’ve been going to this seminar for 10 plus years. We have never had anything close to the response to Mike’s “concert”. He is an amazing talent and spectacular performer, receiving a spontaneous standing ovation and encore calls! My only regret was our limitation on time because the audience would have stayed to listen all afternoon. All this from a guy who couldn’t have been more humble, gracious and fun to talk to. Amazing!"
Trucking Industry Defense Association
"Mike’s performance was amazing! He is a very talented musician as well as a very funny comedian and had our crowd on their feet applauding at the end of the show. We have a mixed age crowd but Mike’s act cut right through all those age groups and made them all laugh and marvel at his talents. I will not hesitate to recommend Mike Rayburn whenever I can."
Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association
"Mike was absolutely fabulous and our team loved him!"
Siemens Water Technologies Corp.
"Mike was by far our best show ever!"
NSA International


  • Wal-Mart /Sam’s Club *
  • Hilton Hotels *
  • Dupont
  • Exxon Mobil *
  • AFLAC *
  • Discover Card *
  • American Express *
  • Wells Fargo *
  • Sprint *
  • Verizon *
  • Fuji
  • Kodak
  • Ryland Homes
  • Panasonic
  • Sony
  • Conair
  • Wachovia
  • Chemplex
  • General Mills *
  • CSC Corporation
  • BP/Amoco
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Lincoln Financial Group *
  • Suntrust *
  • Aramark
  • IBM *
  • ABC Radio, Inc. *
  • ING Corporation *
  • Winnebago
  • Purina Mills *
  • Cendant *
  • Coldwell Banker *
  • Century 21 *
  • ERA
  • Snap On Tools
  • Cargill *
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Roche Laboratories *
  • Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield *
  • Premera Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • G 3 Enterprises (Gallo Wines)
  • Crow Segal Management.
  • Kathleen Holding’s
  • Stockade Companies
  • Cox Broadcasting
  • Brighthouse Networks
  • RBC Dain Rauscher *
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • El Paso
  • Huddle House
  • Novar Controls
  • Selective Insurance *
  • Wharton Rotary *
  • Lignite Energy Council
  • William Newton Memorial Hospital
  • Circle Four Farms
  • CVC Communications *
  • Miser Users Group
  • IBM Texas Employees FCU
  • MDU Resources Group
  • United Guaranty Residential Insurance
  • NC Farm Bureau Insurance *
  • Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corp
  • Group 1 Software
  • Keystone Education & Youth Services *
  • Brinker International/Macaroni Grille *
  • Taco Bueno
  • In and Out Burger
  • Max & Erma’s Restaurants
  • Papa John’s Pizza
  • Round Table Pizza
  • Mazzio’s Pizza
  • Bertuccis Restaurants
  • Merillat Industries *
  • MRI/Intuit Corporation
  • University of Texas Systems
  • HD Vest Financial Services
  • Amerisource Bergen
  • American Homestead *
  • James & Associates
  • Sun Health Care
  • Terry’s Tire Town
  • Metlife
  • Ernst & Young
  • Equifax
  • Nature’s Sunshine
  • Southern Regional Medical Center
  • Mercy Franciscan Hospital Mt. Airy
  • Avega Health Systems Inc
  • Health Plus Corporation
  • Bay Area Hospital
  • VHA Georgia
  • Matria Healthcare
  • Divine Savior Healthcare *
  • Tenet Healthcare
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
  • First Choice Dental
  • Spectrum Health
  • Shawnee Mission Medical Center
  • CompHealth
  • Banner Health
  • Farm Credit Bank of Texas
  • Bibb & Associates Inc.
  • Truswal Systems *
  • Amerispec *
  • Copeland Corporation
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Bank Midwest
  • Companion Technology
  • Wingate Hotels
  • Ramada Hotels
  • Super 8 Motels
  • Days Inn Hotels
  • Crestline Hotels
  • Drury Inns
  • FTN Financial Group
  • Laconia Savings Bank *
  • Keybank USA
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Money Tree
  • RAB Motors of San Francisco
  • Wampole Laboratories
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Conent, Inc
  • AMS Users’ Group Inc
  • WERC
  • Immunotec Research LTD
  • Niemann Foods
  • Sherwin Williams/Duron Paints
  • Great Harvest Bread Company
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Vision Users Group
  • Berkshire Life
  • New England Surfaces
  • Hill Phoenix Corporation
  • Complete Intelligence
  • Orscheln Industries
  • Munis, Inc.
  • Packateer, Inc.
  • Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate
  • Verint Corporation
  • Micros Systems
  • Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Prudential
  • Penn Mutual
  • Huntington Investments
  • Pacific West Financial
  • Securian Financial
  • Valpak
  • Barrister Digital Solutions
  • MedStar
  • CHEP
  • Baldor Electric
  • Fossil
  • McQauy
  • Sage Hospitality
  • Connolly, Inc
  • Westpark Hospital
  • Touchstone Energy
  • AGCO Parts
  • Lowe’s
  • Tim Horton’s
  • NHC Marketing
  • Scentsy
  • Tastefully Simple
  • Univera
  • Avon
  • Harvard Business School OPM
  • Micros
  • Guardian Investors


  • American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)
  • National Research Council
  • National Collegiate Honors Council
  • American Bankers Association
  • Virginia Bankers Association
  • Washington Bankers Association
  • Nebraska Bankers Association *
  • Minnesota Bankers Association
  • South Dakota Bankers Association
  • Maine Bankers Association
  • Vermont Bankers Association
  • New Hampshire Bankers Association
  • Illinois Bankers Association
  • Missouri Bankers Association *
  • Independent Community Banks of North Dakota
  • American Payroll Association
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Bloomingdale School District 13
  • New Dianna Independent School District
  • KasKasKia Special Education
  • Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association
  • Wharton Junior College Foundation
  • US Probation Office
  • Family Matters
  • The National FFA *
  • Agriculture Futures of America *
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Learning For Life
  • Texas Computer Education Association
  • Texas Legal Education Association
  • Florida Educational Facilities Planners Association
  • Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association
  • International Center for Entrepreneurial Development
  • California Farm Bureau
  • Michigan Farm Bureau
  • Idaho Grain Producers Association
  • Tri County Cattlemen’s Association
  • Grain & Feed Association of Illinois
  • South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association
  • Illinois Agriculture Association
  • US Potato Board
  • SMRP Professionals Association
  • National Apartment Association
  • Apartment Association of Indiana
  • Apartment Association of Philadelphia
  • Apartment Association of Baltimore
  • Texas Housing Association
  • Multi-Family Pro
  • Technology Student Association
  • Pilot International
  • Illinois Telecommunications Association
  • Texas Retailers Association
  • Texas Society of Association Executives
  • Florida Society of Association Executives
  • Virginia Society of Association Executives
  • MPI Mid-America Education Conference
  • MPI Kansas City
  • MPI The Special Event
  • Synergy Events
  • Greater Ft Wayne Chamber of Commerce *
  • Ft Bend Chamber of Commerce
  • North Dakota Chamber of Commerce
  • Marion Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce
  • Billings Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Dallas Building Owners Association
  • Idaho Building Owners Association
  • Illinois Land Title Association
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals
  • Smith Bucklin/International Business Brokers Association
  • Mississippi Tourism Association
  • Missouri Bar Association *
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Monterey Superior Court Employees
  • Texas Credit Union League and Affiliates *
  • Fort Worth Chapter of Credit Unions
  • LICU Credit Union
  • New Mexico Credit Union League
  • Southwest Medical Credit Union
  • Farm Credit Bureau of Texas
  • Seattle Study Club
  • Mount Baldy Study Club
  • City of Lakes Study Club
  • Heartland Study Club
  • Great Blue Heron Seminars / Study Club
  • American Academy of Dental Practice Administrators
  • 1000 Gems Dental Conference
  • Southeastern Association of School Business Officials
  • Mississippi Association of School Business Officials
  • Virginia Association of Financial Aid Administrators
  • NC Association of Financial Aid Administrators
  • Texas Association of School Business Officials
  • Texas Association of State Senior College Business Officers
  • Virginia Funeral Directors Association
  • Promotional Products Association International *
  • Three Rivers Advertising Specialty Association
  • National Electrical Contractors Association
  • Independent Community Banks of North Dakota
  • National Association of Independent Insurers
  • Florida Insurance Agents Association
  • Maine Insurance Agents Association
  • Physician Insurers Association of America
  • Independent Insurers of North Dakota
  • League of American Bicyclists *
  • Association of Water Board Directors
  • National Association of Rural Electrical Coop’s
  • South Dakota Concrete Pavement Association
  • Michigan Concrete Pavement Association
  • A-S-K Travel Professionals Conference
  • Marion Polk County Medical Association
  • Virginia Association of Health Underwriters
  • Township Officials of Illinois
  • Oklahoma Hospital Association
  • Enterprise Ohio Network PDRC
  • Home Builders and Building Association of Grand Rapids
  • National Wall Coverings Association
  • Petroleum Marketers Association
  • Western United Dairymen
  • Specialized Carriers and Riggers Association
  • Pennsylvania Rural Water Board Association
  • Association of General Contractors
  • Construction Financial Management Association
  • National Association of Trailer Manufacturers
  • National Plastic Fabricators Association
  • Technical and Maintenance Council
  • Electronic Transactions Association
  • Ohio Grocers Association
  • National Advisors Trust
  • Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Texas Association of Assessors
  • Texas Pharmacy Association
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Red Cross of Curacao
  • Montana Association of Realtors
  • DCI Help Desk Professionals *
  • Indiana Association of State Rec’s
  • Park District Risk Management Association
  • California Park and Recreation Society
  • National Association of Mortgage Brokers
  • National Association of Surgical Technologists
  • National Speakers Association *
  • JD and Associates Sales Boot Camp *
  • National Association of Health Care Access Administration
  • Kentucky Association of School Administrators
  • Hutton Independent School District
  • Better Billings Foundation
  • Parenting Alone
  • Team Focus
  • Dulles Community Church
  • The Venue (Verve)
  • Green Acres Baptist Church, Tyler, TX
  • First Baptist Church North Mobile, AL
  • Strategic Forum
  • Illinois Credit Union League
  • Association of Government Risk Pool (AGRIP)
  • New Jersey Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • New York Auto Dealers Assn
  • American Society of Health – Systems Pharmacists
  • UT Systems (Univ. of Texas)
  • Power Transmission Distributors Assn
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • American Public Gas
  • West Virginia Bankers Association
  • Arkansas Bankers Association
  • World Risk Management Association
  • Federal Reserve Bank – Richmond, VA
  • North Dakota Long Term Care
  • Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates


  • Carnegie Hall—New York, NY *
  • The Imperial Theater—St. John, NB
  • The Rosemont Theater—Chicago, IL
  • The Benedum Center—Pittsburgh, PA
  • The Peace Center—Greenville, SC
  • The Celebrity Theater—Phoenix, AZ
  • The Keswick Theater—Philadelphia, PA *
  • The Wheeler Opera House—Aspen, CO *
  • The Whitaker Center—Harrisburg, PA
  • The Taft Theater—Cincinatti, OH*
  • The Palace Theater—Columbus, OH
  • The Brady Theater—Tulsa, OK*
  • The Tennessee Theater—Knoxville, TN
  • The Charleston Performing Arts Center—Charleston, SC
  • The Rialto Theater—Joliet, IL
  • Three Little Bakers Dinner Theater—Newark, DE
  • The Owosso Amphitheater—MI
  • The Barter Theater—Abingdon, VA
  • The House of Blues—Chicago *
  • The House of Blues—Myrtle Beach
  • The Navy Pier—Illinois
  • The Fiddler’s Green Music Series—Atlanta, GA *
  • The V Theater—Las Vegas
  • The Star Theater—Las Vegas
  • The Fabulous Fox Theater—Atlanta, GA
  • The Walton Arts Center—Bentonville, AR
  • Firelake Grand Casino—Shawnee, OK

* indicates multiple performances

Contact CMI Speaker Management at 1-1(403) 398-8488 to find out how Mike Rayburn can make your event unforgettable.