From the outside, the lecture booking industry can appear overwhelming.

Translating your clients’ successes into globe-spanning tours and packed lecture halls is no small feat. This is why the world’s leading business look to partner with GTN. Our elite team of booking experts will make connecting your clients to audiences across the world near effortless.

Partnering with GTN places our extensive network of industry contacts, market research, and the best agents the field has to offer at your service. Our team is experienced, efficient, and accessible. We make negotiating speaker’s fees, pinpointing viable markets, and resolving unforeseen issues easy.

The continued ascent of the Hachette and Simon & Schuster speakers bureaus is a testament to the value of GTN’s services. Both companies began partnerships with GTN as top-tier trade publishers with extensive and diverse rosters. In the near decade since, we’ve brought their clients to thousands of venues across the country and beyond.

Working with GTN is a two-way relationship. With us at your side, you’ll be free to focus your resources elsewhere. As your clients gain exposure you’ll be ready to accommodate the boosts in book sales and newfound opportunities. As well, you’ll find that more new clients, attracted by the prospect of working with a multi-faceted publishing company, will approach you than ever before.

Meanwhile, you’ll be assisting GTN in its singular mission: to foster the most accomplished and diverse roster of speakers in the market. This goal has already changed the lives of audiences across world. We hope to change that many more if you so choose to work alongside us.

Launched in 2008, Hachette Speakers Bureau combines the efforts and energies of Hachette Book Group and Greater Talent Network.

HSB brings authors from a range of fields—business, leadership, current affairs, history, parenting, medicine, inspiration, psychology, humor, sports, literature, and many more—into direct contact with audiences in search of information, illumination, and entertainment.

Authors from Hachette’s many imprints, including Grand Central Publishing; Grand Central Life & Style; Twelve; Little, Brown and Company; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; FaithWords; Center Street; and Hachette Books; are available through HSB—for everything from conferences to convocations, lecture series to luncheons.

HSB has become an exceptional resource for anyone seeking original voices, quality content, and provocative storytelling from a wide variety of disciplines.

The Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau was established to bring Simon & Schuster authors to live audiences in the same manner that we publish books: with excellence. On our roster, you will find a variety of authors who speak on a wide range of topics: business and finance experts, medical doctors, top chefs, historians, technology experts, bestselling novelists, celebrity authors, and many more. From Pulitzer-Prize winners to #1 best sellers, these are authors in-demand for their expertise and their ability to communicate both in the written and spoken word.

We hope you’ll have a chance to browse our entire list for ideas that suit your budget and event. Our agents have years of experience working with a variety of meeting and event planners and are eager to assist you in your search.

Simon & Schuster, a part of the CBS Corporation, is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.