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“I do want to make a special point to acknowledge Peter Vidmar's performance. He was perfect -- genuine, passionate, dynamic and obviously, very skillful. He really drove our key message home perfectly. On a personal note let me also say that I have never (I mean never) worked with a more gracious and sincere speaker as Peter. He not only did a great job fulfilling his speaking obligation, he spent the entire evening with our team at the bowling alley and then stuck around late in the evening talking to everyone in the lobby. And, late in the evening when I was speaking with three managers I sensed someone off to my side -- it was Peter -- he was patiently waiting for me to finish speaking to once again say thank you. Again, I have NEVER met anyone so genuine and gracious as Peter. Thank you! We will use him again.” -Hilton Hotels

“Peter's program far exceeded my expectations! He was able to connect with my extended leadership team in a way that riveted their attention for his entire presentation. My team is still talking about the impact Peter had on them as individuals, and also on how they can use his message to further motivate their teams, which was one of the major objectives of our meeting. They were amazed that he is still in "Gold Medal" physical shape to be able to perform the Olympic skills he demonstrates during his presentation. I also appreciated Peter's willingness to take questions from the group, to personally autograph a copy of his book for everyone, and to have his photo taken with any one who asked. His warmth and genuine connection with everyone made a lasting impression on all in attendance.” - PriCara

"Thank you for being so approachable and easy to work with. Your presentation exceeded our expectations. I can't think of anything that you could do to improve it. You were very good at bringing the audience up, taking them down, and adding humor to make your points. They loved it. The overall reaction to your program has been extremely positive and your presentation rated the highest on our survey. You also did an outstanding job of tailoring your approach to the message of the conference and our particular audience.” - Bekins Van Lines

“Working with Peter was fantastic. He took the time to prepare for the presentation, whether it was participating on a conference call with our team, to arriving ahead of time to meet people in the business and understand how it works. His presentation was extremely well received and he made himself available to meet and greet afterwards. Everything went perfectly!” - GE Consumer Finance

Peter was brilliant!!!! All of the feedback was really positive and our CEO was really impressed by him. The topics he talked about were a perfect complement to the discussions that we had been having during the conference. Everyone that has commented has spoken about how "on point" he was with his messages, with the right mix of fun and self deprecation.” - Beijing Olympics Sponsorship, BHP Billiton

“Peter is an outstanding speaker and such an inspiration to all. He is not only an amazing athlete, he is an amazing person.”- YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles

“Thank you for your most entertaining and inspiring presentation! As our opening keynote speaker, you set the bar for all those who followed you on the platform. The responses we have received from our attendees after the convention only verify that you made a lasting and memorable impression on our members. Peter, you inspired and energized them, while providing maximum entertainment our attendees expect from on opening keynoter.” - American Payroll Association

“The charisma and insight you brought to your presentation made our meeting truly inspirational. I know I can speak for the entire team when I say we have all benefited greatly from the ideas you shared. Thank you for your contributions in making this day a perfect 10!” - Allstate Insurance Co.

“Peter Vidmar was a great speaker! It was a different speaker for us than most...sports vs. a business slant. HOWEVER...everything Peter said you could make a business case for...very well. This was for an audience of business women and he STILL hit a home run...or scored a perfect 10. The action on the Pommel Horse was AWESOME!!” - Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce

“Our sincere thanks for a wonderful presentation that was so well received by all who were there.” - Insurance Conference Planners Association

“A Perfect 10!!! The program was absolutely impressive. We enjoyed listening to Peter and felt that we understand the journey.” - The Bergman Companies

“We cannot tell you how many times we heard our partners say that this was the single best industry event they had ever attended. And many of them shared that your performance was a highlight for them – energizing, relevant, and complete engrossing. The experience you bring as an Olympian and your ability to clearly communicate principals to achieving excellence is truly inspiring regardless of your industry or focus.” - Intuit

“Peter delivered an energetic and entertaining keynote that was a great opening to our event. The principles of Risk, Originality and Virtuosity are great tools that can be applied to any competitive situation, whether it's athletics or business. Peter makes a compelling case for it and does so in an enjoyable way.” - National Bicycle Dealers Association

“Thought you would like to know that our meeting evaluations are in and you were a hit! Which made us look very smart in front of our customers...so as far as Comdata's performance in inviting you: 10 for originality, 10 for virtuosity, and even though having you on our program was no risk at all, I still give us a 10 for a decision that was Rewarding! Many thanks.” - Comdata

“We were so pleased with Peter's presentation at our All Staff Together Day. He was great and our employees loved him and his performance. Kudos to Peter!” - Travis Credit Union

“Peter definitely met and exceeded our expectations – his speech was great and very inspiring. His presentation was unique and the audience loved the message he sent.” - Alliance Data

“Thank you, Peter for joining us at Academy I in San Diego. Your presentation was awesome!” - Bachrach & Associates

"Congratulations on another fine performance. In fact, our entire team voted on Saturday and you scored another PERFECT 10!!! Thanks for being there for us and for your help in making our meeting a tremendous success. You were sensational and our people truly appreciated your presence and the message that you delivered." - FoodSalesWest, Inc.

“Peter Vidmar is a very affable speaker. It was refreshing to have him at our event. He is conscientious and genuinely interested in supporting our organization with his enthusiastic and inspiring message. The audience was very interested in Peter's story, and they enjoyed it very much. Comments after the presentation were all positive. Peter's program definitely met our expectations.” - Zaxby's Franchising Inc.

“I have seen Peter's presentation on numerous occasions made to very diverse groups; different size groups, industries and ages. He always seems to captivate the audience. His message was clear, humorous and relevant. His storytelling is flawless as he shares his Olympic and life experiences and attendees were amazed with how quickly the hour went by. He did a great job and the feedback was very positive.” - Raytheon Company

“Your keynote presentation was awesome! I received great feedback from our people. You impressed our organization with your passion and enthusiasm for something you believe in and how that determination created your success in the Olympics and beyond. Your presence made our meeting very, very special. Although you’ve been a perennial speaker at our Northwestern Mutual regional meetings, your message is timeless and is more powerful each time.” - Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

“Peter exceeded our expectations. He was able to blend just enough Allstate into his presentation that he got buy in from the audience in the first few moments. The audience laughed, they applauded and better yet, I’m hearing about his message points from ROV. His message was a real fit for our new business plan.” - Allstate Insurance Co.

“Peter is a delight to work with. He was absolutely outstanding!” - Aspen Education Group

“Without a question, your performance was rated by the audience as the most dynamic and the most interesting! Our Chairman and CEO, Max Messmer said afterwards, ‘It was a 10!’ I would highly recommend your performance to any organization seeking a speaker who will get the audience really engaged!” - Robert Half International, Inc.

“Peter once again did a marvelous presentation. He continues to have a gift for relating his personal experiences and achievements in a way that the audience can take the message and apply it to their everyday life.” - Orange County Employee Benefit Council

“Peter Vidmar is a very affable speaker. It was refreshing to have him at our event. He is conscientious and genuinely interested in supporting our organization with his message. The audience was very interested in Peter's story, and they enjoyed it very much. Comments after the presentation were all positive. Peter's program definitely met our expectations.” - Zaxby's Franchising Inc.

“I have heard great things from Allstate from a number of people.....everyone loved Peter and his program. Many thanks.” - IMG Consulting

"Peter Vidmar was a great success as a featured speaker at our 2008 Staples Global Sales Meeting. His message was engaging and inspired, not to mention extremely entertaining. We will happily work with him again." - Media Loft, Inc.

“I believe Peter nailed our expectations. I wanted the message to come through loud and clear, that excellence takes practice and willingness to give one extra degree of effort.” - Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals

“Everything was perfect.  His message was well-received and right on target.  I just can’t say enough about how much I personally enjoyed it and the positive feedback I got from my colleagues.”- YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles
 

 

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