Powerful Stories, Powerfully Told

At Book Events West, we believe in the power of stories and new ideas to inspire, entertain and yes, even change lives.

Chelsea Clinton
Chelsea Clinton / Photo by Scott Eklund, Red Box Pictures

Host Today’s Top Thinkers

Innovative author talks at your company

We offer cost-effective, full-service event planning with authors touring new books. By working directly with publishers, we tailor-fit a speaker to meet your audience interests. Did we mention we’ve created hundreds of events for thought-leading companies across the country? 

We are now offering virtual events! Learn more about how to create memorable and innovative author talks at your company.

At CBS we aim to excite, stimulate and inspire by learning from the best and brightest anywhere. Our partnership with Book Events West has truly enabled that anywhere.” Our employees get to meet and talk with world-class thought leaders and the result, besides Wow, that was cool!” is excitement and energy that makes it a better place to work for everyone.

– Per Wingerup, CBS
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Pharrell Williams / Photo by Robin Marie Photography

Inspire Your Employees and Clients

Fresh ideas to educate and entertain

We bring the thought leaders to you. Are you setting up a speaker series to support changes in your corporate culture? Need new ways to talk about tough topics? Creating a lunch and learn event to bring new ideas into your workplace? If you can dream it, we can do it.​Let’s talk more about how we can help inspire your employees.

Upcoming Events

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    James Lang, virtual author talk

    Keeping students focused can be difficult in a world filled with distractions — which is why a renowned educator created a scientific solution to one of every teacher’s biggest problems. Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It was created by the director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption University.

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    Dr. Abigail Gewirtz, virtual author talk

    When The World Feels Like A Scary Place: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents & Worried Kids is an urgent and necessary book by a leading child psychologist and expert on families under stress. This guide discusses how bad things happening in the world affect our children and brings us suggestions on how we can raise engaged and confident kids in spite of the circumstances. 

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    Margaret Heffernan, virtual author talk

    Uncharted: How to Navigate the Future, from former CEO and popular TED speaker Margaret Heffernan, is a timely and enlightening book that equips you with the tools you need to face the future with confidence and courage.

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    Juan Enriquez, virtual author talk

    From the TED stage to the page, the author of As the Future Catches You and Evolving Ourselves, presents a lively and engaging guide to ethics in a technological age in his new book, Right/Wrong: How Technology Transforms Our Ethics.