Testimonials

Associations



Gil Eagles has received rave reviews from hundreds of corporations and associations.
Here is just a small sampling of testimonials.
Original letters are on file and available upon request.

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"Thank you for your outstanding performance and for making the program such a success. It was just great."

Walter G. Schnee III
President-elect
1996 MILLION DOLLAR ROUND TABLE
"You were definitely a hit with our convention! Your ESP show was nothing short of amazing and very entertaining. You have a comfortable presence and a great sense of humor that set the tone for two more terrific days."

Kathryn Oates Domenick
Director of Operations
THE ADHESIVE AND SEALANT COUNCIL
"Gil not only managed to entertain and motivate, he also pulled the whole Institute together!"

Jerry Cordrey
Associate Director, Organization Division
AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION
"You were great! APPLAUSE!! We have received nothing short of rave reviews. Thank you for ENERGIZING our State Convention into a big success!"

Paula J. Rominger
Director of Convention
APARTMENT ASSN OF INDIANA, INC.
"Your very enjoyable entertaining hypnosis show was spell-binding and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone. What really hit home, though, was your motivational program that followed. We received so many exceptional responses stating that it was the perfect way to end."

Tod D. Lashway
Event Chairman
ARIZONA ASSN OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS
"It was great! You were excellent in the way you wove the previous evening's fantastic hypnosis act into your morning program."

Edwin F. Sloan
Executive Vice President
CALIFORNIA HOTEL & MOTEL ASSN
"The show was perfect for our audience. No one wanted to leave the room for fear they might miss their favorite person performing in a not-so-common role. We did not realize how many talented people we had hidden in our various organizations until they were exposed by you."

Terry Hirt
Advertising Manager
CERTIFIED GROCERS OF CALIFORNIA
"Thank you for the magnificent program. You really know how to make a meeting planner look good. Your ESP program was an excellent balance between humor and mystification. You left them spellbound! I can assure you that we want you back again."

Larry E. Poteat, Jr.
President
CREDIT MARKETING & MANAGEMENT ASSN
"Everyone I have talked to has just raved about the program and the follow-up seminar. With all the changes that are affecting our industry, programs such as yours are vitally needed."

Pat Crow-Segal, CAE
Meeting Coordinator
FLORIDA SOCIETY OF ASSN EXECUTIVES
"You were fantastic! You had the audience amazed, amused, and captivated. You were definitely the highlight of our convention. Thanks again for a terrific performance."

Kathy M. Kuzava
Executive Director
GEORGIA FOOD INDUSTRY ASSN
"Your program was mesmerizing and obviously the word is getting around, because those who missed it are urging us to bring you back in the future."

Susan Boyle
Chapter President
HOTEL SALES & MARKETING ASSN, INT'L
"The only word that comes to mind is FANTASTIC! Your presentation was powerful, informative and entertaining!"

Cara Johnson
Director of Education
HOUSTON APARTMENT ASSN
"Your presentation was the finest program we've had. I can't think of a more perfect finale to any convention than your Hypnosis, Motivation, and Management program. It was amazing, entertaining, and inspiring. Our members will be talking about your appearance for a long time."

Robert C.Jartz
Executive Vice President
INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS OF WISCONSIN
"Amazing! Fantastic! Truly entertaining! What more can we say!"

L. Jack Stough
Executive Director
INDIANA OIL MARKETERS ASSN
"You were, without a doubt, the highlight at the convention. You kept the audience on the edge of their seats and entertained them thoroughly. Your type of talent makes my job easier!"

Jim Sheehan
Executive Director
KANSAS FOOD DEALERS' ASSN
"Your session was appropriately titled, Gil for you truly 'made your mark' with MPI. Your presentation truly gave meaning to our theme 'MPI Pride-- A Commitment to Excellence.' "

Edward Scannell, CMP
President
MEETING PLANNERS INTERNATIONAL
"The hypnosis was a novel and entertaining way for our attendees to get to know each other, and the comments from our members were very positive. What a super way to kick off our convention! Thanks again for your great presentation."

Nancy Christensen
Executive Director
MN GROCERS ASSOCIATION
"You did it again! You wowed 'em! Your program at the banquet and the next day will be remembered and talked about for many meetings to come. You really are amazing. I have never seen this group respond as they did to you."

Bonnie B. Porte
Program Chairman
MINNESOTA MEDICAL GROUP MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
"I can honestly say that we have never had a speaker create the kind of response that you did. Even now, a month later, I am still getting calls from people saying how terrific you were. I have scheduled you to do next year's ceremony."

Rhonda Ball
Manager, State Events
MISSOURI ASSN OF REALTORS
"Thank you for a breath-taking and outstanding presentation!"

Chris Schulte Ralston
Director of Education Services
MISSOURI BANKERS ASSN
"Your hypnotism/motivation show was a big hit; you captivated the audience from start to finish. "

W.E. Stevens
President
MONTANA FOOD DISTRIBUTORS ASSN
"This is the second time we have made use of your services in the past couple of years. We almost never use the same party to present to a group within a three-year timeframe. I think we can safely say that you'll be on stage at another one of our events within the next couple of years. I'm confident our members are getting good value for their money with an Eagles event!"

Stephen P. Bower
Director, Marketing/Communications
NATIONAL-AMERICAN WHOLESALE GROCERS' ASSOCIATION
"Gil's seminar was a great success; the attendees were speaking about it throughout the entire convention!"

Ruby Hough
Director, Meetings and Conventions
NATIONAL APARTMENT ASSOCIATION
"I have never had so many compliments from our members on a guest speaker! Both programs tied in to our 'magical' conference theme perfectly and gave our attendees not only a fun-filled and entertaining evening, but a positive, motivational learning experience as well."

Cheryl K. Stone
Director of Meeting Services
NAT'L ASSN OF GOVERNMENT GUARANTEED LENDERS
"Your show was the highlight of the week! Beyond the standing ovations on site, survey after survey compliments us on the choice of Gil Eagles and his incredible ESP and Hypnosis Show. It is with great anticipation that I look forward to working with you again, sometime in the near future (but of course, you already knew that, didn't you?)."

John M. Phillips
VP, Professional Development & Programming
NAT'L ASSN OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS
"'Best program I have ever attended' and 'absolutely fantastic' were just two of the many accolades I heard. Thank you for a great kick-off to our meeting. A good, fun [and thoughtful] time was had by all."

Harriet Carter, CFC
Education Program Director
NATIONAL BUSINESS FORM ASSN
"You were the most highly rated speaker at our national meeting! Your speaking style notwithstanding, the biggest factor in your success might have been the fact that you did your homework ahead of time. Your keynote remarks set a professional and upbeat tone that was carried throughout the remaining three days."

K. Stephen Bailey, CM
President
NATIONAL MANAGEMENT ASSN
"You were TERRIFIC! ...the best spent two hours in recent memory. I have now had the pleasure of seeing your performance twice. With each session, I have walked away with a renewed feeling of the 'magic' that lives within all of us."

Dennis Merlo
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SALES TRAINERS
"Your hypnosis show was superb entertainment and the motivational talk provided a very good message. It was the best combination of entertainment and motivation I have seen."

Pat Smith
Programs Coordinator
NATIONAL SPA AND POOL INSTITUTE
"Gil, you were a hit -- again! Your presentations always have a solid message and are delivered with a wit and style that I find rare. Your recipe for self-improvement successfully combined humor, logic, and poignancy in a way matched by few speakers. In my 15 years of attending and managing meetings, you are the best! You made me look good!"

Bruce R. Siecker, Ph.D.
Director, Operations and Systems
NATIONAL WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS' ASSN
"I was asked for a reference of a 'Top Notch' motivational speaker today, and I said, without reservation... Gil Eagles!!! You motivated, entertained, and excited nearly 600 of our members at the Grand Assembly. Our members are still talking, months later, about the way you were able to hypnotize so many people simultaneously."

Sally M. Young
Administrative Vice President
NEVADA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS
"Gil presented a first class program. Great choice! Excellent! Very exciting! You were absolutely TERRIFIC!! If there were only more like you!"

Frank J. Purdue, CLU
NJSALU State President
NEW JERSEY STATE ASSN OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS
"Your Hypnosis session was the funniest and most effective I have ever witnessed. The management session was definitely what we needed. Your sessions rated the highest marks!"

Laura A. McVey
Sales Administration Manager
NORTH AMERICAN ASSN OF STATE AND PROVINCIAL LOTTERIES
"Your presentations were outstanding. Thanks for a fantastic evening of fun and mischief, and a morning of soul-searching and realignment!"

Patsy Morton
Executive Director
NORTH CAROLINA MANUFACTURED HOUSING INSTITUTE
"I have used you as a special speaker more than once, but that's simply not enough! Always, you thrill and mystify our audience, no matter how it is comprised. I can always count on you to deliver!"

Thad Woodard
NORTH CAROLINA LEAGUE OF SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS
"What a wonderful after dinner banquet program! I can see why everyone talks about what a remarkable talent you are. It's professionals like you who make our stressful jobs as meeting planners so much easier to endure."

Warren L. Paulins
Assistant to the President
OHIO SAVINGS & LOAN LEAGUE
"Thanks for a wonderful job. No one was disappointed. Friday morning I heard a lot of people ask each other, 'How did he do that?' 'Do you believe what he did?' 'What was his trick?' 'How did he know that?' It was just great. Even nonbelievers were believing."

Mary Winters
Vice President, Support Services
OKLAHOMA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
"Fantastic! Motivation and entertainment blended as you mix them become an instant ingredient for success. Your audience was 'with you' from beginning to end of both outstanding programs."

Dr. Joe O. Rogers
Education Consultant
OKLAHOMA NURSING HOME ASSN
"Your three performances were praised by all! You also receive an A+ from me!"

Bob E. Jones
Executive Director
OKLAHOMA OSTEOPATHIC ASSN
"You are easily the most talked about performer we've had the pleasure of appearing for us! Our attendees not only talked about your performance, they raved about it! The standing ovation you received, by the audience of 900, was well deserved. Thanks for making me look good!...Thanks for making the banquet the crowning highlight for the second consecutive year!"

Steven McCoid
President
OREGON FOOD INDUSTRIES, INC.
"Gil, you stole the show! You were the talk of the conference and received absolutely rave reviews. Thank you for contributing to the overwhelming success of this year's conference."

Sandy Huddleston
President
OKLAHOMA MALT BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION
"Let me say that your session was one of the finest I have seen in many years. It was a pleasure to be able to able to listen to you and laugh harder than I have laughed in years. Hypnotism has always fascinated me and you are without a doubt the master of this art. The part you played was vitally important in making this the greatest Convention in our Association's history."

John J. Bernardo
Executive Vice-President
PENNSYLVANIA ASSN OF REALTORS
"The standing ovation accorded your ESP program tells it all!"

R. S. Barron
Conference Program Chairman
PURCHASING MGMT ASSN OF CANADA
"You certainly were a hit! I can't think of a better way to bring the convention to a close, on an up-beat note of lively camaraderie, pure fun, and hilarious laughter. Thank you for making me look good."

Jeanne Kolls
Meetings & Show Coordinator
RECREATION VEHICLE DEALERS ASSN OF AMERICA
"You exceeded all of my highest expectations with your brilliant performance as the featured anchor speaker at Saturday morning's general session. At the Gala Awards Banquet, your hypnosis show was without question, the most sensational entertainment we ever had. I recommend you as a truly outstanding speaker with a very timely and substantive message."

Jack I. Criswell, CSE
SALES & MARKETING EXECUTIVES INT'L
"Just want to let you know how much we appreciate the wonderful job you did for us at our recent annual meeting. Thank you for helping us make our meeting a success."

Cynthia L. Lenoir
Director-Association Services
SOUTHERN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
"Thank you again for a very fun evening. The entire group thoroughly enjoyed your mystifying presentation -- they were still talking about it the next morning."

Ernest B. Kelly, III
Executive Director
TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESELLERS ASSN
"Your performance was absolutely fantastic. You are truly amazing!"

Bonita Hamm
Executive Director
TENNESSEE MANUFACTURED HOUSING ASSOCIATION
"Your presentation was all I had hoped it to be, and more! It was perfect! Honestly, I don't think I have ever seen a speaker who could captivate an audience more than you. It is so important for a keynote speaker to 'relate' to his audience, and you certainly accomplished that goal. Thank you for your outstanding contribution."

Betty F. Manning
Acting Director of Meeting Planning
TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS
"He is terrific! I thoroughly enjoyed watching him...and I will recommend him at the State Banking Association. He is wonderful at what he does, the Virginia bankers are still talking about him!"

Barbara A. Garrett
Vice President
VIRGINIA BANKERS ASSN
"Your extra sensory perception of the audience and their style, and ability to deliver meaningful messages was top shelf. We gained invaluable personal insight from the two management development presentations you delivered earlier in the day. Thanks for a superb job."

Mark Hoerath
Visual Arts Supervisor
VIRGINIA LOTTERY
"Thanks for waking up an audience, making them laugh and giving them a good message. You were great. I enjoyed your presentation a great deal and would be happy to recommend you to other groups looking for an excellent keynote presenter."

Kathryne Kuhl, CAE
Sr. Vice President
WISCONSIN REALTORS ASSN
"They are still talking about you! Our group is used to the best and gave you, on a scale of 1 to 10, 9 and 10 ratings all the way. Thank you for a fun and exciting program!"

Tom Goldman
Education Chairman
YOUNG PRESIDENTS' ORGANIZATION

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