Meeting Planners

Three reasons why meeting planners book Joe

Joe will be part of your team to make your event a success.

Your team will have momentum and be able to implement his ideas immediately.

The goals of your event will be met with content that creates meaningful change.

Spoiler Alert: Be prepared that when Joe's presentation ends that your members will be coming up to you and thanking you for landing Joe!


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Our speaker today is a man who has had a front row seat at some the greatest sports events in the last 30 years.  He has interviewed the biggest names, covered the biggest events, and turned in some of the biggest expense accounts in TV history.

Joe has won 18 Emmys and numerous awards for his community service.  He is an author of two books:  Silent Impact: Stories of Influence Through Purpose, Persistence and Passion.

Brace yourself for IMPACT. Please welcome Joe Schmit.


Joe Schmit is an award-winning broadcaster, community leader and popular keynote speaker.  He joined KSTP-TV in 1985 and has won 18 Emmys from the National Television Academy.  He was also honored with the Emmy's Silver Circle designation for extraordinary contributions to the television industry.

As a speaker, Joe was inducted into the Minnesota Chapter of the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame in 2019.  He also has earned the CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) designation which only 15 percent of speakers nationally attain.

Joe is past president and board member of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Twin Cities.  He was the winner of the Jim Kelly Distinguished Service Award from Big Brothers and Big Sisters and Odyssey Award for commitment to youth mentorship. Joe was also honored as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) Community Leader of the Year in 2005.

Joe and his wife Laura chaired a 5.5 million dollar capital campaign for VEAP, the largest food shelf in Minnesota.