Clapping Audience


We invite you to explore a sampling of Gary’s diverse speaking, training and coaching clients over a wide spectrum of industries and types of businesses:


American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

American College of OB/GYN

American Council of Independent Laboratories

American Society of Association Executives & The Center (National)

American Society of Association Executives (Springtime / Expo)

Association of Convention Marketing Executives

Association of Water Technologies

California Association of Health Facilities

California CPA Education Foundation

California Hotel & Lodging Association

California Society of Association Executives

California Society of CPAs

California Staffing Professionals

Club Management Association of America (National)

Club Management Association of America (Illinois Chapter)

Diablo Valley Women in Business (CA)

Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI)

Electrical-Electronics Materials Distributors Association

Gift Associates Interchange Network

Greater Washington Society of Association Executives

Independent Planner Education Conference

International Association of Administrative Professionals

International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)

International Association for Exposition Management

International Association of Venue Managers

International Society of Restaurant Association Executives

La Quinta Franchising LLC / Baymont Franchising LLC

League of California Cities

Mailing & Fulfillment Service Association

Medical-Dental-Hospital Billing Association

Michigan Lodging & Tourism Association

National Association of Physician Recruiters

National Association for Catering & Events (National Conference & Reno-Tahoe Chapter)

National Association of Credit Management

National Chemical Credit Association

National Fire Protection Association

National Golf Week for Women

PGA TOUR Nationwide/ Tour Annual Meeting

PGA TOUR Tournaments Association

Pleasanton (CA) Downtown Association

Society of Government Meeting Professionals (CA)

Society of Government Meeting Professionals (National)

Travel Industry Association of Kansas

Washington Hospitality Association

Washington State Hotel & Lodging Association

Western Association of CVB’s

Woodworking Machinery Industry Association

Aramark Corporation / SMG

Birmingham – Jefferson Convention Complex (AL)

Fort Lauderdale – Broward County Convention Center

Fort Worth Convention Center & Will Rogers Memorial Center

Mobile Convention Center

Nashville Convention Center

Santa Clara Convention Center

San Mateo County Event Center


Adventures by the Sea – Monterey

American Golf Corporation

BJLV Insurance Services, Inc.

Black Tie Transportation Worldwide

City of Fort Worth: Development Services / Neighborhood / Infrastructure /Attorneys

City of Pacifica (CA)

Clark-Sullivan Construction Company (CA/NV)

ClubSport Health Clubs San Ramon (CA)

Double Diamond Companies (TX)

Eagle Communications (TN)

Elemental Wellness (San Jose, CA)

Ella Colic, author, “Trees Without Roots”/Alive Publishing

Ferrari-Carano Winery (CA)

Genentech Corporation (CA)

Genoa Lakes Golf Club (NV)

GMG Distibutors, Inc.

KWH Pipe, Inc. (Canada)

Liberty Self Storage (LA)

Mariner Post-Acute Network

Michigan State University – School of Hospitality Business

Monterey Bay Aquarium

MVP MAST Travel & Vacation Partners Agencies

Orange Coast College (CA) – School of Hospitality, Travel and Tourism

Pelican Athletic Club (LA)

Poppy Ridge Golf Course (CA)

Premiere Food Service, Inc.

Quickbooks and Business Coaches (CA)

Schlaupitz & Madhavan PLLC – CPAs & Financial Mgt. (MI)

Sierra Insurance Group

Sony NEC Optiarc America, Inc.

Straw Hat Pizza Corporation

US ARMY – Program Executive Office

Virginia Business Opportunities for the Blind

Virginia Tourism Corporation

Wente Vineyards

Western Growers Insurance Services

Anchorage CVB

Aurora (CO) CVB

Austin CVB

Baltimore Area CVA

Boston CVB

Concord (CA) CVB

Dallas CVB

Destination Marketing Association of the West

Detroit Metro CVB

Finger Lakes Region (NY) CVB

Fredericksburg (VA)

Fort Worth CVB

Georgia Association of CVBs

Grand Rapids CVB (MI)

Greater Lansing CVB

Greater Birmingham Alabama CVB

Grapevine (TX) CVB

Indianapolis CVA

Kalamazoo, MI CVB

Lee County (Ft. Myers-Sanibel, FLA) CVB

Los Angeles CVB

Mobile Bay CVB

Monterey (CA) County CVB

Newport Beach CVB

Oakland (CA) CVB

Palm Beach County CVB

Reno-Tahoe CVA

Sacramento CVB

San Jose CVB

San Mateo County–Silicon Valley CVB

Seattle-King County CVB

Spotsylvania Tourism (VA)

Syracuse (NY) CVB

Temecula Valley (CA) CVB

Travel Industry Association of Kansas (TIAK)

Tucson CVB

Tri-Valley CVB (Northern CA)

Vermont Convention Bureau

Virginia Tourism Corporation

Visit California

Walnut Creek (CA) CVB

Ypsilanti (MI) CVB

Abbey Resort (Lake Geneva, WI)

Arizona Biltmore

Associated Luxury Hotels (ALHI)

Biltmore Hotel & Suites (Santa Clara CA)

Birmingham Westin/Sheraton Hotels (AL)

Boyne USA Resorts (MI)

Broadmoor Resort

Charlestowne Hotels

Colonial Williamsburg Hotels

Colonial Williamsburg Resorts

Concord Hilton (CA)

Couer d’Alene Resort (Idaho)

CONNECT / BizBash Meetings & Conferences

Convention Communication Provisioners, Inc.

Convention Sales Professionals International (CSPI)

Disneyland Resort Hotels

DoubleTree International Plaza Hotel (Toronto)

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Eldorado Resort Casino (Reno)

Embassy Suites Charleston Convention Center

Embassy Suites Denver Downtown Conv. Center

Georgian Terrace Hotel

The Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa (AL)

Grand Traverse Resort (MI)

Harrah’s-Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Resort Hotels

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Hilton (various)

Hinton & Grusich, Chicago

Historic Hotels of America

Hosts Global Destination Services

Hotel Constance, Pasadena, CA

HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings

HSMAI – Chapter of the Virginias

HSMAI Northern California Chapter

JC Resorts (Rancho Bernardo Inn/Temecula Creek Inn)

Keystone & Vail Resorts

Kingsmill Resort – Williamsburg, VA

La Mansion Del Rio Hotel (San Antonio)

Lake Lawn Resort (Delavan, WI)

Las Alcobas Luxury Resort Napa Valley

Le Grand Lodge Du Lac Ouimet (Quebec)

Loews Hotels & Resorts (Various)

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

Marriott Hotels and Resorts (various)

Meadowood Napa Valley

Meeting Professionals International WEC

MGM Silver Legacy/El Dorado/Circus Circus Hotels Reno

Michigan Meetings & Events Network

MPI Institutes

MPI – IMEX “Smart Monday”

MPI – Michigan Chapter

MPI – Northern California Chapter

MPI – Potomac Chapter

MPI – Rocky Mountain Chapter

MPI – Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Chapter

MPI – South Coast (CA) “EdCon” Conference

MPI – Southeast Educational Conference (FLA)

MPI – Southern CA Chapter

MPI – Virginia Chapter

National Association of Catering Executives (National)

National Association of Catering Executives (Reno-Tahoe)

Northstar Meetings Group/Hosted Buyer Events

Oakbrook Hotels / Pheasant Run Resort (IL)

Outrigger Wailea (Marriott)

Pacific Hotel Management LLC

Park Central Hotel San Francisco

Partridge Inn Augusta (GA)

Pebble Beach Resorts

PGA National Resort

Portola Hotel & Spa – Monterey CA

Preferred Hotels

Renaissance Hotel & Spa Montgomery

Renaissance Hotel/Bay Club (Walnut Creek, CA)

Resort at Squaw Creek (Lake Tahoe)

Rio Mar Beach Resort (Puerto Rico)

Shanty Creek Resorts (MI)

Sheraton Music City (Nashville)

Sheraton Santa Barbara

Silverado Resort & Spa Napa

Silver Legacy / MGM Hotels (Reno)

Six Hats Hospitality Company

SMART Meetings/Hosted Buyer Events

Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) SoCal

Sports Travel – TEAMS Conferences

Stanford Park Hotel, San Francisco

Station Casinos, Las Vegas

StepStone Hospitality

Successful Meetings University

Tishman Hotel Corporation

VA1 Tourism Summit – VA Conference on Tourism

Vail Cascade Resort (CO)

Valor Hospitality Partners

VanSan Hotels & Resorts (Inn By the Lake — Tahoe)

Whiteface Lodge (Lake Placid, NY)

Windsor Capital Hotels – Embassy Suites Downtown Denver

Woodside Hotels

Worthington Renaissance (Fort Worth)

Xanterra Parks & Resorts

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