September 22 - 25, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

2018 APC Keynotes



“You Say More Than You Think”

With sass and a keen eye, Janine will help you unlock trade secrets to make your first impressions count – and your daily interactions keep working for you. Known in professional circles as the “Lyin’ Tamer”, Janine is an international trainer, TEDx presenter, and award-winning speaker. She’s trained thousands to decipher fact from fiction using body language interpretation methods she writes about in her books, You Can’t Lie to Me and the New York Times Best-Seller, You Say More than You Think. Janine is a popular guest on Dr. Oz, Anderson Cooper, NBC’s TODAY, FOX News, and CNN’s Larry King Live.

“The APC’s keynotes were inspiring and empowering. I walked away feeling like I could conquer anything!”

Jennell Lewis, Administrative Assistant, Peoria Public Schools District 150

“The keynote speakers were very informative! I walked away with new ideas for the workplace and for life in general.”

Raquel Delgadillo, Administrative Assistant II, University of Southern California


Christine Cashen

“Get What You Want With What You’ve Got”

We are all forced to do more with less – fewer staff, declining resources, and 40 hours of stuff to do in a 24-hour day. What to do? Christine is an authority on sparking innovative ideas, handling conflict, reducing stress, and energizing employees.
Get ready to jump-start your APC week as Christine shares how to get what you want with what you’ve got, and makes you laugh along the way!


Gloria Mayfield Banks

“Quantum Leaps”

Gloria Mayfield Banks is a renowned motivational success strategist and sales trainer, who is passionate about helping people reach their full potential. She is an author, a founding partner a corporate event planning company, and an Elite Executive National Sales Director with Mary Kay, Inc. where she became the first African American to rank as #1 in North America. Gloria has appeared on CNN with Soledad O’Brien, ABC-TV, and CNBC with Donny Deutsch on “The Big Idea”; and has been featured in Fortune, Black Enterprise, Glamour, and Ebony Magazines.
Gloria’s Quantum Leaps will share ten specific steps to help you discover your strength, bring out your courage and help you soar to new heights!


Chris Bashinelli

“Change Your Mind, Change Your World”

Bash left his acting career to follow his real passion – bridging cultures through media. He now traverses the globe hosting the internationally recognized TV series “Bridge the Gap” for PBS and NatGeo, where he discovers what it’s like to walk in someone else’s shoes.
Bash’s unapologetic energy, humor, and compassion will inspire you to think differently about your life and relationships.
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