American Program Bureau A Global Speaker, Celebrity & Entertainment Agency

Celebrity & Entertainment

Through our partnership with International Creative Management, APB is able to offer one of the most extensive rosters of exclusive celebrity speakers and entertainers available for a wide range of programs and events. Whether you need a famous face to draw a crowd and promote ticket sales, kick off a conference with flair, or become the champion for your cause, APB has the right celebrity and entertainment speaker for your needs.

Celebrity & Entertainment

Legendary Producer, Director & Screenwriter

One of the most influential and innovative filmmakers of our time, speaker Francis Ford Coppola has produced such films as The Godfather and Patton.

Aerosmith Lead Singer & Former AI Judge

The lead singer of Aerosmith and a former judge on American Idol, speaker Steven Tyler shares how he overcame substance abuse and a 10-year battle with Hepatitis C.

Actress & Cancer Survivor

A celebrity speaker and actress who became a household name starring in The Nanny, the series she invented and developed from "pitch" to production, Drescher is a larger than life personality that reflects her substantial talent....

Grammy-Winning Singer

A soulful maven, Labelle has earned her place in Grammy-winning music royalty with her powerful high octave voice. She is also a New York Times best-selling author, television star, celebrity speaker and healthcare advocate who is...

Anchor, Anderson Cooper 360°

As host of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, speaker Anderson Cooper presents the news in an unconventional and wide-ranging format.

Documentary Filmmaker

Named "the most accomplished documentary filmmaker of his generation" by The New York Times, speaker Ken Burns produced unparalleled features such as The Civil War and Lewis and Clark.


An accomplished actress in a career that shows no signs of slowing down, Andie MacDowell is known worldwide for her undeniable charm, talent, and versatility.


One of America's most outspoken social critics, Lee is an all-around respected and talented filmmaker. Director of critically acclaimed, social conscious films including Inside Man, Malcolm X, and Do the Right Thing,his work is...

Actress & Animal Rights Activist

Best known as "Cher" from the popular movie Clueless, speaker Alicia Silverstone is an avid animal rights activist. She was named PETA's Sexiest Vegan.

Actor, Director & Author

Peter Bogdanovich has directed such classic films as The Last Picture Show and Paper Moon. He shares fascinating personal anecdotes, all of which demonstrate his love for the art of filmmaking.

Cultural Icon & Talk Show Host

Although television talk shows can be controversial, cultural icon, host, and speaker Jerry Springer believes they serve as important forums to discuss prevalent issues.

Entrepreneur, Music Icon & Spiritual Leader

Once a rapper with Run DMC, today Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons is the star of Run's House, a fashion mogul, and a minister.


Bill Maher is one of the most politically astute comedians in America today. His unflinching honesty and commitment to never pulling a punch have garnered him the respect and admiration of millions of fans. In 2003, Maher launched Real Time...

Emmy Award-Winning Actress

Emmy-winning Alfre Woodard has acted in Desperate Housewives and The Practice. She co-founded Artists for New South Africa, a nonprofit promoting AIDS awareness.

Anchor, ABC World News

One of the world's most respected journalists, speaker Diane Sawyer anchors ABC's World News and is the network's principal anchor for breaking news and elections.

Award-Winning Actress

A talented actress who gained widespread acclaim with her popular comedy series Cybill, speaker Cybill Shepherd wrote the memoir Cybill Disobedience.

Actor & Comedian

American actor, comedian, and one-time game show host, Sparks is known for his witty additions to VH1 and his role as "Michael Novotny" on the American television series Queer as Folk.

Creator of "The Boondocks"

Creator of "The Boondocks" comic strip and animated series, McGruder is a young, fresh, and outspoken political satirist who dispenses social commentary with subversive humor. In his insightful presentation, "Negrology, the State of Black...

Award-Winning Actress & Activist

Known for her performance in the 1992 blockbuster Basic Instinct, speaker Sharon Stone supports organizations that serve the lesbian, gay and HIV/AIDS community.

Emmy-Winning Journalist

An Emmy-winning journalist, speaker Charlie Rose has been praised as "one of America's premier interviewers." He sparks in-depth discussions on issues and ideas of our time.

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