Keynote Speakers

Steve Sims

Founder of Bluefish
Feb. 1, 2019

Steve SimsAs the founder of Bluefish, one of the top personal concierge services, and an expert marketer in the luxury industry, Steve Sims has been quoted in various publications and on TV, with appearances in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, London’s Sunday Times, the South China Morning Post and many more. He is the best-selling author of Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen, a sought-after consultant, and a speaker at a variety of networks, groups and associations, including the Pentagon and Harvard.

Want to sing with your favorite rock star, be serenaded by Andre Boceli, walk the red carpet at A-list Oscar parties, get married in the Vatican, or dive to the wreck of the Titanic? These are just a few highlights of what Steve has provided for his clients. He makes the impossible possible, nicknamed “The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine. Steve creates experiences for his clients that they could never have imagined possible.


Crystal Washington

Social Media Marketing Strategist
Feb. 2, 2019

Crystal WashingtonAs the CEO of CWM Enterprises, Crystal Washington works with organizations that want to leverage technology to increase profits and productivity. Known as the “technology translator,” she makes complex social media, app, and web topics easy to understand and accessible for everyday people. Crystal’s clients comprise Fortune 500 companies, including Google, Microsoft, and GE.

As a sought-after keynote speaker, she has entertained and educated audiences in North America, Africa and Europe. As a recognized authority on practical technology, she has appeared in Entrepreneur, Bloomberg Businessweek and The Associated Press. She makes regular appearances on major television networks as a tech expert, and was the weekly technology guest on Houston’s FOX television affiliate. 

Crystal is the author of One Tech Action: An Efficiency Guide for Busy Non-Techie Professionals to Get More Done, Build Better Relationships, and Enjoy More Free Time and The Social Media Why: A Busy Professional’s Practical Guide to Using Social Media Including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Blogs for Business.