The Frederick Speaker Series is continuing its trend of bringing the brightest minds to Frederick, Maryland this year with its 2017 Speaker Series Event. Taking place on various dates in the Spring of 2017, tickets for all 2017 speakers go on sale starting on August 11th at 10a.m. A highlight of the 2017 Keynote Speakers list, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is scheduled to speak on January 26, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
The New York City native and all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is not only known for his sports career but for his pro-active civil rights involvement, his leadership as a cultural ambassador of the United States, and his writing as a best-selling author. Abdul-Jabbar holds NBA records for career points, Most Valuable Player Awards (6), and NBA All-Star selections (19) and is considered by many to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Abdul-Jabbar’s was appointed as a cultural ambassador to the United States in 2012 by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and is also an accomplished writer and best-selling author, frequently contributing articles to many publications on the subjects of athletics, culture and race.
The 2017 Frederick Speaker Series is sure to be an event you won’t want to miss. Get your tickets starting August 11th to ensure you won’t miss any of the exceptional speakers in the 2017 lineup.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a retired professional basketball player like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Fundraiser Event, Guest Appearance, or Basketball Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaking about his Career as a Laker: