Howard WallachHoward Wallach, CGSP®

Location: Chicago, IL

Profession/Background: Motivational Speaker/Missions Team Leader

Since 1987, “go to” guy Howard Wallach has been producing diverse high-octane entertainment events across the United States.

He began to be recognized by wowing families as a bar mitzvah party Disc Jockey to now one of the most polished and professional traveling entertainers for corporate events and meetings #tradeshowpresenter #gameshowhost #emcee. This “Top Dawg” has trained and coached his team to consistently deliver outstanding interactive experiences. It’s no small thing to stay relevant, fresh, and exciting -providing regular production and performance work for his staff week in and week out after so many years. He has been featured in many publications with articles written about him including Chicago Hospitality Professional of the Month, Oct 2016 LINK; Voyage Chicago Article Sept 2017 LINK; and DJ Times Feature April 2018 LINK.

Howard’s incredible and varied experiences include being the Master of Ceremonies of Events for Quaker Foods, Seimens, AON, Pepsi, Ernst & Young, Motorola, Baird & Warner, Relay for Life, Vernon Hills Summer Celebration; Gameshow Producer | Host for AT&T, Baxter Int’l, Cisco, CVS, Taste of Chicago, many Chicagoland country clubs, shopping malls, schools, park districts, summer camps, JCC, YMCA, + Kohl Children Museum; Event Host for MSC Cruise line, Celebrity Cruise line, Team building Corporate Event Production; manage entertainment and special programs for all-size events. His internationally famous list of clienteles include: McDonald’s, Walgreens, UnitedHealth group, and Maurice Sporting Goods International.  Howard’s unrelenting spirit gets him to become a Traveling DJ.  He has performed at LIV, Cebu Philippines, Sky Lounge, Seminyak Bali, Artotel Sanur Bali + private events in Cancun Mexico & Tel Aviv, Israel Tradeshow Spokesman - Sagent Pharmaceuticals, US Autoforce, Cricket Wireless, StudioNorth ( GameBuzz ) Open Format DJ for United Airlines, CDW, Allstate, The International Association of Police Chiefs, Combined Insurance, Yelp, KMart, Potash, Lifetime Fitness, True Value, WW Grainger, Abbvie, Solution Tree, The Pampered Chef, WGN Back to School Fair, Culinary Fight Club, along with countless charities, US destination weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs. Highly resourceful, Howard is an excellent steward of entertainment budget for countless fundraisers including Allstate, Lincoln Park Zoo Ball, Ravinia Gala Benefit, National Alliance on Mental Illness, and Keshet.

Specialty: Motivational Speaking engagements for world renowned companies including ILEA, International Special Events Association, Pittsburgh PA Event Ensemble, Phoenix, A-Z Canadian DJ Association, Toronto, CA MPI, Meeting Professional Intl Chicago, IL NACE, National Association of Catering Executives Chicago, IL Northbrook Chamber of Commerce, Northbrook, IL ADJA, American DJ Association Downers Grove IL Midwest DJ Live, Milwaukee WI Marquee DJ Show, Chicago MBLV, Mobilebeat Las Vegas NV SDDJA, San Diego DJ Association, CA SBAC, Small Business Advocacy Council, Chicago, IL OAKTON Community College Career Day, Chicago, IL.

Chicago’s Howard teaches “PROACTIVE HABITS FOR SUCCESS” and takes charge with energizing mindset changes with great results and tailors colorful stories and actionable tips for event professionals.

Philosophy: “Energy is Energy . . . it never lies!” “Do more of what makes you happy Enjoy the passage of time.” - Howard Wallach, CGSP® A-Z Entertainment, Ltd.