CONGRATS TO CHARLOTTE RAYBOURN, PRESIDENT-ELECT FOR IASB 2018-2019!
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CHARLOTTE RAYBOURN, ANNOUNCED AS THE PRESIDENT-ELECT FOR IASB
KANSAS CITY, May 2017 – The International Association of Speakers Bureau (IASB) has elected Charlotte Raybourn, Partner at Standard Ovation and current board member, as the incoming President-Elect for the 2018-2019 term. IASB is a 501c6 nonprofit trade membership organization of speakers bureaus, lecture agencies and speaker management companies located around the world. Founded in 1986, IASB provides leadership to the bureau industry through education, resources and partnerships with organizations that support the meetings and events industry. Raybourn has demonstrated a high-involvement and strong knowledge-base of the professional speaking industry. This elected position validates Raybourn’s hard work and involvement within the association, as well as her devotion to her company and the industry.
Raybourn is one of the founders of Standard Ovation, a professional speaker management agency, for over five years. Raybourn has been an active member in IASB since joining in 2012. She’s sat on the board since 2015. Her dedication to the code of ethics stated in IASB’s bylaws, and for her involvement in educating the market on industry trends, are just a couple of recognitions Raybourn has proven herself in order to receive this honor.
For the past 30 years, IASB has consistently had tenured and industry-experts take the lead of their association, and Raybourn is no different. Her role as President will continue that legacy and commitment which its’ members pride themselves on since the association was formed.
Charlotte Raybourn began her career in Los Angeles at Wilkinson House Much Public Relations, a boutique publicity firm specializing in entertainment publicity. While working on the client list that included actors Alicia Silverstone, Lisa Kudrow, Josie Bissett, Rob Estes, Tiffani Amber Thiessen and Michael Richards, Charlotte developed an eye for emerging talent. It is at WHM that Charlotte gleaned the bulk of her PR experience.
Charlotte also worked on the Emmy Award-winning television show Frasier as well as the production arm of the feature films The Aviator, Be Cool, The Holiday, 300, Pink Panther, Good Night and Good Luck, Charlie Wilsons War, Marley and Me, Indiana Jones, My Sisters Keeper, It’s Complicated, and Inception. She was part of the Academy Award-winning team from The Aviator and the BAFTA Award-winning and Art Director’s Award-winning team from Inception.
In 2010, Charlotte joined the speaker bureau business where she successfully brokered deals between celebrity/keynote speakers and clients. Combining her tenacious work style of booking speakers with her passion for personal branding, Charlotte is excited about bringing all of this experience to Standard Ovation. She is an active member of the International Association of Speakers Bureaus Board of Governors.
Charlotte graduated with a Bachelors Degree from San Diego State University in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Advertising and minor in Business. In her free time, Charlotte enjoys teaching yoga, playing the guitar, and traveling.
ABOUT STANDARD OVATION
Standard Ovation is a professional speaker management agency for a very select group of some of the most sought-after keynote speakers, experts and thought-leaders within the industry. Our roster shares what we believe are the core attributes of a remarkable speaker. Our goal is to make sure every event a speech is delivered has the same remarkable characteristic as the message they deliver and value they add for every client. It’s our standard.