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WHY DO THOUSANDS BARE JOHNNY CUPCAKES LOGOS TATTOOED ON THEMSELVES AND CAMP OUT FOR WEEKS FOR COLLECTIBLE T-SHIRTS?
NAMED "TOP INNOVATOR IN RETAIL" BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, JOHNNY STARTED 16 BUSINESSES BEFORE HE WAS 16 YEARS OLD. AT AGE 19 JOHNNY CUPCAKES FOUNDER JOHNNY EARLE, GREW HIS BUSINESS FROM A "JOKE" TO A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR, HIGHLY EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT BRAND WITH A WORLDWIDE CULT-LIKE FOLLOWING.
THROUGH HIS TALKS AND CREATIVE CONSULTING, JOHNNY SHARES HOW TO START, GROW, OR REINVENT YOUR BUSINESS OR IDEA WITH LITTLE TO NO START UP MONEY. JOHNNY GIVES BLUEPRINTS ON BUILDING BRAND LOYALTY, CREATING EXPERIENCES, AND INSPIRING INNOVATION.
NAMED AMERICA'S #1 YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR BY BusinessWeek AND FEATURED IN Inc. MAGAZINE'S FASTEST GROWING INDEPENDENT BUSINESSES.
(as well as MTV, Forbes, NPR, Wired, Wall Street Journal) —> & a case study in numerous text books
"Johnny has a real ability to engage through storytelling; there was empathy, laughter and meaningful messages that had everyone reaching for their notebooks. I recommend Johnny as an inspiring and thought provoking speaker."
Cards Against Humanity
"Johnny's talk was a huge inspiration and definitely helped shape the direction of our company. We work so hard to make all of the details in everything we do delightful and surprise people all the time."
Frédéric Rozé, CEO
"Johnny inspired me to have more fun with my company!"
Paul Gascoigne, Creative Director
“With tales of entrepreneurial derring-do, Johnny Cupcakes speaks with passion, insight and hard earned experience. This is business building from the horse’s mouth, not from some consultant’s arse.”
Eric Schurenberg, CEO
INC (booked 2x to speak!)
“When Johnny Cupcakes spoke at Inc’s GROWCO conference, I didn’t know what to expect, but our people assured me he was a good speaker. That turned out to be a drastic understatement. Putting Johnny on the agenda was one of the best decisions!"
"Johnny is an energetic and excellent speaker that is highly engaging. Our entire team from corporate to dealer left the room benefiting from easy to implement best practices!"
Jody Kaminsky, CMO
UKG (booked 2x to speak!)
"Johnny truly was one of the most inspiring, energetic, thought-provoking, funny, and relevant speakers we've ever had."
Brandon Edwards, CEO
"The line to meet Johnny went all the way through the entire exhibit floor out to the convention center common area - must have been 300 to 400 people, maybe more. I would recommend Johnny as a keynote speaker without any hesitation or qualification. He is a great guy, a great speaker, and will reflect well on any brand that engages with him."
Sally Barton, Senior Brand Equity Manager
Mondelēz International, Inc.
"Johnny engaged the audience with his story, and made it relevant to the themes and ambitions of our conference. Most importantly, he inspired us to think differently, and even more, had a lasting effect as since the conference, colleagues have taken a "Johnny Cupcakes approach" to some of our business challenges!"
Joseph Apke, Partner
"Johnny captured the attention of everyone in the room and successfully challenged all of us to think a little differently about how we serve our clients as well as how we choose to live our lives. His enthusiasm is nothing but contagious, and his story and success is nothing but compelling."
Larissa Faw, Journalist
"Johnny should give a master class on keynote speaking since I have never seen audiences as devoted to his every word."
Sam Nohava, Marketing Director
DELTEK (booked 2x to speak!)
"Although Johnny has excelled specifically within entrepreneurship and retail, his story is broadly applicable and was incredibly inspiring and entertaining. I believe everyone at our user conference left motivated to breathe new life into their organization, firm, business, etc and "do more of what makes you happy"
Clark Ebbert, Conference Strategist
National Apartment Association
"Johnny Cupcakes is the real deal when it comes to keynote choices. His message is personal, funny, and highly relate-able. Our attendees are hard working and customer service focused, and he tailored his take-aways to specifically to their needs. The man spent nearly three hours greeting attendees who lined up to meet him, and clearly took joy in meeting everyone. I'd hire him again in a heartbeat!"
Teena Rutledge, Marketing Manager
We had over 650 attendees at the event and in post-event surveys Johnny scored the highest of all the 13 main speakers.
Paige Sheedy, Senior Director
"Johnny inspired our crowd with tales of personal growth, a-ha moments and successful business strategy, and our guests walked away feeling energized and ready to bring some of Johnny’s focus areas to life in their own business. We heard over and over again that he was a conference favorite- our attendees were thrilled!"
Dave Elliot, SVP Marketing
"Johnny has that rare ability to connect the story about his life and great brand success in a way that is completely relatable and therefore valuable to a diverse audience. I think when Johnny spoke to more than 2000 of us, everyone felt that he was speaking to them directly."
Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development
"Johnny delivered the opening keynote at the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development annual conference this year for about 1,700 people. He delivered a perfect opening night keynote - high energy, very funny, with a message of relentless customer focus that really resonated for our group of healthcare strategy leaders. I highly recommend him as a speaker."
Aaron Gould, Communications Manager
"What impressed me the most about Johnny's presentation was that he managed to captivate an audience made up of executives from U.S. banks and credit unions with his passion for trying new things, succeeding in the face of potential failure and willingness to push the limits in business. He was engaging, down to earth and inspiring."
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