“I did not overcome the loss of my limb.  To overcome the loss would mean I’d have to grow it back.  What I overcame were the limits I placed on myself and that others placed on me.  This is what is universal for all of us to overcome.” 

– John Register, CSP


John’s powerful keynote, “Hurdling Adversity”, challenges audiences both young and old to unleash the inspiration in them.  John has been a spokesperson for Hartford Insurance Company, the American Plastics Council, the Ohio Willow Wood Company, and Disabled Sports USA.  He has been a solutions engine for more than 50 companies, and featured on numerous national television programs, to include:  PAX TV’s “It’s A Miracle” with Richard Thomas, FOX’s “The Edge” with Paula Zahn, NBC’s “Weekend Today Show” with Sara James, and MSNBC’s “Morning Blend” with Solidad O’Brian. He has also been profiled several times in The New York Times, The Washington Post, ESPN Magazine and the Washington Kid’s Post.

Subsequent to his amputation, John remained active with the military- first as a civilian employee of the Army working as a sports specialist with the Army’s World Class Athlete Program, then as a program specialist with the U.S. Army B.O.S.S. (Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers) Program at the Community and Family Support Center (CFSC) Headquarters in Alexandria, VA.


Rapid-Fire Expert Advice 

MARCH 1, 2020 | 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Now that you have all the tools you need to get booked and get paid, it’s time to close out our event by hearing from those in position to give the nod.

John Register, CSP will facilitate a rapid-fire share session with a variety of professionals who hire or select speakers for a living. This is not a panel discussion, but rather experts with answers the questions YOU asked in advance.


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