Billy McLaughlin is a speaker who engages with more than words

And he never uses PowerPoint! Billy delivers customized high performance keynotes that highlight personal inspiration, reinvention, grit, innovation, overcoming obstacles, leadership and change management.  With an unforgettable personal narrative and just the right amount of music, he will create lifelong impact for everyone – entry to C-level – at your next conference. Billy embodies the answer to your search for “something different”. Confidently outside the norm, this Emmy-winner will deliver your critical message in a totally fresh, unique and most importantly memorable way.

“Billy was absolutely amazing. The feedback has been off the charts! I would love to have him join us for future events.” — Chance Garrity, General Manager, North Central District, Microsoft Corporation

Conference planners around the world are asking Billy McLaughlin to present at their meetings. From New York City to Beijing, San Diego to Mumbai, organizations have learned it is possible to overcome their most difficult challenges by hearing from a man who does more than speak. Billy demonstrates his own resolve and reinvention by using his hands, despite an incurable disorder that once ended his career, to prove that nothing can hold you back from creating on-going success for yourself and your organization.

Introduction & Sampler Videos

Billy has appeared on many news outlets such as CBS News Early Show, PBS, Reuters, Radio Beijing and The Associated Press.

Client List

Billy McLaughlin has presented for many national & international clients

Aging Services of Minnesota
American Academy of Neurology
American Forest & Paper Association
Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living
Anthem Inc.
ARC Greater Twin Cities
Association of Legal Administrators (ALAMN)
Apple Specialist Marketing Corporation
Arthritis Foundation
Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Public Schools
Center for Diagnostic Imaging
Child Care Aware of Minnesota (formerly Minnesota Child Care Resources & Referral Network)
Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Community Health Charities
Cox Communications
Dakota County Workforce Services
Donatelle, Inc.
Ethicon, Inc.
Excelsior Public Schools
Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota
Epilepsy Foundation of Western Wisconsin
FNC, Inc.
General Dynamics Leadership Club
General Mills
Great River Energy
Hammer Residency Inc.
HealthEast Care Systems
Horizon Pharma USA, Inc.
Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Inc.
Insys Therapeutics, Inc.
International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)
International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards
International Society of Special Events (ISES)
Kanics Inclusive Design Services, LLC
Kaposia, Inc.
Keller Williams Realty- National Conference
Keller Williams Realty- Shift Tour
Konica Minolta Medical Imaging
Landscape Structures Inc.
Lundbeck, LLC
Mary T. Inc.
Mayo Clinic-Aphasia Camp
Mayo Clinic (multiple regions)
Midwest Society of Association Executives (MSAE)
Minnesota Association of Rehabilitation Providers (MARP)

Minnesota Collegiate DECA
Minnesota Council for Exceptional Children
Minnesota Department of Administration
Risk Management Division
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Directors of Nursing Administration (MN-DONA)
Minnesota Neuropathy Association
Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS)
Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)
Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
Minnetonka School District
Motley-Staples Public Schools
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
North Dakota CPA Society (NDCPA)
North Dakota Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Peking University-Beijing, China
Project SEARCH
Rochester Community & Technical College
Rotary International
Ramsey County Community Transition Inter-agency Committee (CTIC)
Regions Hospital
Savigent Software
Secura Consultants
Securian Financial Group
Service Ideas Inc.
Sister Kenny Foundation
Society for Arts in Healing
Scrum Alliance
The Marsh, A Center for Balance and Fitness
United States Military
University of Minnesota Rochester
Upper Midwest Automated Clearing House Association (UMACHA)
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc.
Wells Fargo
White Bear Lake Public Schools
Willmar Area Community Women’s Fund
Winona State University- Rochester
Woodbury Financial
Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (WERC)