Beginning May 2, 2019, 7pm in Chicago, Illinois


Les Brown will be touring the country with the mission of inspiring “1 Million Voices of hope”, to individuals that are HUNGRY and want to shake off mediocracies and embrace a larger vision of them self, to live their life full and on purpose. Les knows all too well obstacles faced when trying to live your dream. He is a product of what is possible given his small beginnings and is one of the biggest philanthropists in the world aiding and empowering countless thousands.


This tour will consist of some of his Platinum speakers and sponsors.


Les knows that people are impacted in powerful ways by what they see and hear, and powerful public speakers make powerful impressions.

Public speakers in today’s world have special opportunities to create awareness and change outlooks. Individuals in various positions of leadership, the public sector, the world of business, civic and community, succeed according to their ability to communicate. In fact, there are virtually no areas in life that are not directly affected by how people respond to life based on what they hear. He has selected individuals from various points in life to speak to the hunger that has you spiraling with uncertainty of, “What next”?

Here are some of the speakers you may hear along the way, with many more special guest speakers depending on location.


Meet The Team


Les Brown whose signature speech is ‘You’ve Got to Be Hungry” is a nationally known Motivational Speaker, Trainer, TV & Radio Personality, and Best-Selling Author.  Les grew up in Miami’s Liberty City and has traveled the world Speaking and has personally trained over 500 speakers nationally through his Platinum Speakers Program and mentored over 2000 during his extensive career. He was voted one of the top five speakers in the world by Toastmasters International and has received the Golden Gavel Award, which is their highest honor, and is a Living Legend.



Ona Brown a certified coach and trainer, and the daughter of Les Brown, has made her mark as an expert in personal and professional transformation throughout the world, inspiring and motivating audiences in hundreds of cities in the U.S. as well as numerous locations abroad including London, England; Sydney, Australia; Johannesburg, South Africa and Stockholm, Sweden.

Patrick Brown is a speaker and trainer and the son of Les Brown.  He has traveled the world speaking at conferences and workshops to empower individuals in the workplace, how to obtain better performance to increase their financial goals and bottom lines.

Celeste Jonson is an expert at energizing and inspiring people to fully utilize their potential facilitating transformation in themselves and others. She has worked with domestic multi-national corporations and nonprofits, as well as with leaders in Japan, Canada, Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa. For more than two years she worked with speaker Les Brown and co-hosted a radio talk show with him in Chicago. She subsequently hosted her own nationally syndicated radio show, Focus on Women, and authored seven books. She is currently COO of Les Brown Global and joins him on stage for inspiration and training. This two-time New York City Marathon runner uses lessons learned to inspire others to go the distance, remain focused, and break through roadblocks to victory.


Karim R. Ellis is a Dynamic Motivational Speaker with over 10 years of experience in the field of speaking, training, coaching and breakthrough success. As the author of the upcoming book, “G.P.S Your Success”, Karim takes great pride in developing both leaders and champions. His messages and concepts help people to grow to the next level as he inspires an atmosphere of greatness in the lives he connects with on a daily basis. Karim is also a member of the National Speakers Association, Past President with Toastmasters International and is the owner of two successful businesses for 20 years.


Cindy Baden is the Co-Founder of the Academy for Leadership Abilities®, an educational entity that teaches individuals how to improve their life, educate their children and contribute to their community.

Michael Ponte, path to speaking started out early in life. As the youngest of six siblings he learned early “If you want to be heard then you have to speak up!” Never one to shy away from an opportunity. His commitment and passion for service has been a driving force for the entirety of his life. From working at an early age in the family business, to rising to be one of the top REALTORS® representing an international franchise, to taking the stage to deliver messages of hope, endurance, and transformation-Michael’s mission has always been to move people forward. Michael is the author of the book From Lemons to Lemonade: Creating a Sweet Life Out of Bitter Circumstances.

Dr. L. Randolph Brooks is a speaker and business owner of Brooks & Brooks Services, Inc., that specializes in the overall growth and operations of businesses, including marketing and developing the corporate direction for government, commercial and industrial applications.

Cristine Case is a successful entrepreneur, businesswoman, Author and International Speaker. She is a higher-level student with Les Brown, and chas been certified with The John Maxwell Team. Cristine’s latest book entitles “Popsicle Toes — How to Stop Fear from Giving You Cold Feet”. Cristine always had an entrepreneurship spirit, even at a young age. Some challenging life experiences have inspired her to become a speaker, coach, and leader in her community, both local and worldwide.


Dr. Valorie Parker-Hagan Businesswoman, Author, Speaker, life Coach & Radio Personality, and is the President and CEO of Arise by VNP and Associates, Inc., which is a speaker’s bureau and a public relations company, that has been the primary booking agent for Les Brown and his Platinum speakers for over 20 years. Dr. Hagan is the CEO of The Soul of a Woman Foundation, Inc., a Not-for-profit 501C3 organization.



Deborah King was born to boxing legend Don King and his late wife Henrietta King Cleveland, Ohio. Growing up with notable public figures, Deborah was overwhelmed by the “daily plethora of new experiences.”

Deborah graduated from Jay College in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Forensic Science. In September 2014, Deborah earned a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from South University. During this time, she made and remained on the Dean’s List at the college, while also representing professional athletes and celebrities as a preeminent international sports and entertainment manager.

After graduation, Deborah assisted her father as a consultant at Don King Productions. She later became a sports manager for various boxing champions and went on to become the youngest recipient of the “Manager of the Year” award from the International Boxing Federation. Switching gears, Deborah became an entertainment manager and founded Deb-b King Management which managed both entertainers and professional athletes. Deborah was an instrumental force in the Ice Breaker Tour, featuring the late Tupac Shakur, The Ghetto Boys Reunion Tour, and Bad Boy Entertainment Tour (featuring Notorious BIG) in Cleveland, Ohio.

Unfortunately, in 1999, Deborah hit a lull in her career due to a struggle with drug addiction. Since her successful time in rehab, Deborah has remained drug free for the past 12 years.

As a Board-Certified National Recovery Coach and Interventionist, Deborah founded Limitless Life Recovery and Holistic Group after vowing to use her own personal battle with drug addiction and establishing limitless goals for her life. From destruction,

Deborah is also the President of It Takes A Life To Save A Life Foundation, Inc., a not for profit, 501c3 organization with a mission to promote the preservation of life and to help those in need through comprehensive management and treatment of mental health, addiction and recovery issues

Change Your Destiny Today!


“You Got to Be Hungry” 

Are you Hungry : 

to improve all areas of your life?

to leave a legacy?

to overcome your fears?

for clarity of purpose?

to live your best life and get unstuck?

to begin transforming your mindset?

to embrace a larger vision of yourself?

to shake off mediocracies and walk in purpose?

for financial freedom and a need to be your own boss?

If you are HUNGRY, THIS EVENT IS A MUST FOR YOU!! You can’t afford to miss the #1 Motivational Speaker in the world Les Brown….He’s HUNGRY!!!! He wants you to succeed in life and LIVE YOUR DREAMS!!!






C.U. Campus

11901 S. Ashland

Chicago, IL 60643


May 2, 2019

7pm to 9pm. Doors open at 6:00pm

Tickets are $77 and $97 for limited reserved seating.

Early Bird Tickets $50.00 until April 1, 2019

Los Angeles, CA

Magnin Auditorium

(Skirball Cultural Center)

2701 North Sepulveda Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

5pm – 9pm

Ticket prices are $49 General Admission, $199 VIP includes meet and greet and up front seating Limited








NOTE: No refunds after 3 days of purchase, and no refund on the day of event.