A Big Partnership

A Big Partnership
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BigSpeak Announces Partnership with World Champion Adventure Racer Robyn Benincasa

Santa Barbara-based BigSpeak, the leading business speakers bureau, announces an exclusive partnership with top leadership and teamwork keynote speaker Robyn Benincasa--also known for her World Champion status as an Eco-Challenge adventure racer. The Eco-Challenge consists of teams of four men and women racing 500 kilometers in some of the world’s most remote locations, battling against their competitors and the elements.

Benincasa is also a three-time Guinness World Record holder for ultra distance Kayaking, a ten-time Ironman triathlete, a full-time firefighter in San Diego city, a CNN Hero for founding and leading the Project Athena Foundation ( ProjectAthena.org)--which helps survivors live adventurous activities as part of their recovery. Not to be pigeon holed, Robyn is the New York Times bestselling author of How Winning Works.

BigSpeak--which serves 68% of the Fortune 1000--will represent Benincasa exclusively for all speaking engagements. Through her team work experience as a full-time firefighter and in competitions like the Eco-Challenge, Benincasa has emerged with a unique perspective on what it takes to succeed against the odds.

Benincasa is a sought after keynote speaker who speaks on topics such as teambuilding, leadership, peak performance, and change management--speaking over 120 per year. Benincasa has helped Fortune 500 companies, including Starbucks, Boeing, Johnson & Johnson, Wal-Mart, and Hewlett Packard, to bring out the leaders and team builders in their employees.

“Our partnership will combine Benincasa’s speaking expertise with BigSpeak’s nearly 25 years of experience in the speaking industry,” says Executive Vice President Ken Sterling. “The match is also a great cultural fit. We both share a passion for team building, inspired leadership,  and an active, outdoor lifestyle.”

Robyn Benincasa is a 2x World Champion Adventure Racer, 3x Guinness World Record holding long distance kayaker, 10x Ironman triathlete, a New York Times bestselling author of 'How Winning Works', the proud owner of 2 bionic metal hips, an active firefighter in San Diego for the past 19 years, and a CNN Hero for founding Project Athena Foundation, which helps survivors live their adventurous dream as part of their recovery.

BigSpeak is a full-service speakers bureau located in Santa Barbara, California. BigSpeak serves 68% of the global Fortune 1000 and works with a wide variety of organizations—including corporations, associations, and universities—to serve the needs of event and meeting planners, and corporate training. BigSpeak’s keynote speakers include business keynote speakers, world-class athletes, best-selling authors, award-winning entertainers, global icons and more. BigSpeak also offers workshops and consulting services—with programs geared toward sustainable organizational change.

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