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?

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
Pharrell Williams
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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    Adrian Gostick

    In Leading with Gratitude: Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results, the influential New York Times bestselling authors — the apostles of appreciation”Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton — provide managers and executives with easy ways to add more gratitude to the everyday work environment to help bolster morale, efficiency, and profitability.

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    Rob Chesnut @ Seattle Chamber of Commerce

    In the tradition of Radical Candor, a Silicon Valley expert shows that companies that do not think seriously about a crucial element of corporate culture — integrity — are destined to fail. In Intentional Integrity: How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution, Airbnb genral counsel Rob Chesnut offers a six-step process for leaders to foster and manage a culture of integrity at work. The talk is part of the Seattle Chamber’s Booked Series and takes place from 8:00 – 9:30 AM. Details on purchasing tickets coming soon.