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From Dallas to Dubai, Shama is a global audience favorite.

Honored at the White House and The United Nations as one of the top 100 young entrepreneurs in the country, Shama is one of the most sought after keynote speakers today. She has been invited to share the speaking stage with the world’s top leaders from the Dalai Lama to President Obama. And she looks forward to gracing your stage next.

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Companies are fiercely competing for millennial mindshare – and it’s only the beginning. There are eighty million Millennials in America alone and they represent about a fourth of the entire population, with $200 billion in annual buying power. No generation has been as publicly reviled, praised, misunderstood, and analyzed as the Millennials – with good reason. By 2025, Millennials, also known as Gen Y, will make up the majority of the workforce and our potential customer based. Whether you are managing them, trying to sell to them, or being led by them, chances are good that you may be wondering how this generation really works and how they will impact your current marketing, sales and growth strategy. In this keynote, you will learn the strategies, approach and mindset you need to reach the millennial market.



Understand the Millennial Mindset – including how they think and what they expect from companies, including yours

Discover why old sales and marketing strategies and tactics just don’t work for this generation – and what to do instead Learn how to successfully reach, manage, and sell to Millennials


Momentum: How to Grow Your Business and Brand

Whether you’re a small business owner or part of a big brand, today’s digital landscape is constantly changing, and news travels at the speed of a tweet. There is a cacophony of platforms, messages and choices, making it difficult to integrate your marketing efforts and produce results. How can you create the momentum necessary to stand out and compete in today’s noisy marketplace? In this presentation, you’ll learn the five principles you need to thrive in the Digital Age and how to consistently market and grow your organization in the face of unrelenting change.

NEXT TOPIC Social Media


Generate more ROI from your current marketing and integrate the 5 Momentum principles into your marketing plan

Evaluate your content strategy approach – and whether other strategies may be a better fit for your brand Decode digital data points to successfully attract more customers and reach a wider audience

NEXT TOPIC Social Media

The Zen of Social Media Marketing

Social media is no longer an optional tool but an essential part of the way that entrepreneurs sell, engage, communicate and connect in the Digital Age. Whether your goal is to attract more customers, increase referrals or be recognized as an expert, your audience is expecting to find you on social media, so you must figure out the best ways to engage and communicate in this new ecosystem. Although you may be more comfortable with the primary social media tools – Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter – it can be overwhelming and frustrating to figure out the know the “HOW, WHEN, WHERE and WHY” in a way that aligns with your goals. As a result, you can easily waste time, energy and resources without anything to show for it.



Understand up-to-date ways to reach potential clients and customers

Discover how to grow your brand and expertise in your industry Learn ways to measure, test and achieve more ROI from your social strategy

Selling in the Digital Age

Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or small business owner just getting started, it’s no secret that finding and keeping customers is more challenging than ever. After all, 92% of consumers (b2b and b2c) look online before making purchasing decisions. With seemingly endless options and an overload of information, how can you effectively attract and retain quality customers? This all translates into immense opportunity to increase visibility, attract more referrals, and grow your business – if you know how to pivot. As a result of this session, you will understand how to shift your selling strategy and mindset to meet customers where they are and deliver what they are wanting.

NEXT TOPIC Leadership


Recognize how digital signals allow you to attract the right new customers

Understand the key mistakes businesses make in marketing in today’s world – and how to avoid them

Uncover the secret for retaining clients in today’s noisy environment Learn 5 specific strategies to help you grow your brand’s digital footprint

NEXT TOPIC Leadership

Leadership in the Digital Age

From entrepreneurs to executives, today’s leaders are being called to a new standard:the digital one. In order to reach customers, engage employees and influence stakeholders, leaders at all levels must learn how to swim the currents of the digital landscape and assert their influence through new channels. This is easier said that done. After all, how do business owners and leaders know which technologies to use to connect more deeply with their audience, grow their brand and create a greater impact? Rather than running from technology, leaders can embrace this brave new world and learn to leverage technology to engage, influence, sell and lead. As a result of this presentation, you will understand why and how to build a digital footprint in today’s world and increase your leadership impact.

NEXT TOPIC Marketing


Learn the five principles behind building a compelling personal brand

Establish yourself as a thought leader across audiences – with customers, employees and stakeholders alike Increase your influence by understanding how to create and distribute intellectual property Generate better results from you leadership efforts as a result of growing your platform

NEXT TOPIC Marketing

We were honored to have you grace our stage at the Inc GrowCo Conference.

Your session was one of the highest rated of the conference. In fact, one of our attendees called it “by far the most informative session of the conference”! Thanks again for delivering great value to our audience.”


Eric Schurenberg
President and Editor-in-Chief Inc. Media

"Shama was the highlight of our event as the closing keynote speaker.

She understood our audience and delivered great value. Not only that, she’s smart, clearly spoken, professional, funny, and easy to work with. Highly recommend!”


Pete Cappa
Event Producer, Prudential

"Shama is a true pro.

She gave the keynote at our agency kick-off event this year exceeding our (already high) expectations with a fully tailored address coupled with her team player attitude.

She's a joy to work with and we highly recommend her."


Paul Stankevich
Provokers Latin America

"The audience was actually blown away by her performance! She can definitely deliver the WOW factor!

Shama also talked to more than 100 students the day after and once again, academics took time from their hectic schedule to come to listen to her. Shama is a JEWEL, she has unwavering determination, a great sense of humour and most importantly."


David Santandeau Calogne
City University of Hong Kong

What can I say about Shama!!

She smart, clearly spoken, professional, funny, easy to work with, understands the audience and knows her stuff on social media. As a keynote speaker she all of this and so much more. She was the highlight of the event as our closing speaker.


Pete Cappa
Producer & Event Management for Prudential

"Ms. Hyder was our highest rated speaker - and we have had some very impressive speakers."


Judy H.
CEO Leadership Summit

"Shama’s enthusiasm, cheery personality, and desire to truly help others made her one of the hits of the Aloha Summit.

If we can, we’d be delighted to have her back again as a speaker."


Dave Taylor, co-organizer
The Aloha Social Media Summit

"Shama Hyder is the perfect blend of professional and yet real.

Her ability to simplify complex subjects and capture a crowd with her magnetic personality is unparalleled."


Gail Goodwin
Inspire Me Today

"You kicked off our summer setting a high standard for our series.

From a quantitative perspective you were a hit with nearly 100% rating the event excellent. From a qualitative perspective there were comments such as: great topic and very valuable and interesting real world example of how social media is being used."


Lisa Danzer
President of ATW

Top 7 Reasons Clients Love Booking Shama


Shama is a recognized thought leader in the field of marketing and business.

She’s been recognized by Forbes and Inc as a 30 under 30 entrepreneur and mover & shaker.


She brings a diverse, global perspective to the challenges your audience is facing.



She delivers real-world value.

Unlike many speakers, Shama is an experienced executive with cutting-edge insights from her clients. As CEO of Zen Media, she knows exactly what it means to hire, manage, market, and grow a company. She grew hers 400% alone in the first year, winning her the coveted Tech Titan Emerging CEO of the year award.


She’s an audience favorite.

With her engaging style, humor and powerful stories, she has the ability to captivate even the toughest crowds.


She provides practical takeaways for both B2B and B2C audiences.

From her work as a CEO, she combines cutting edge research with real-world case studies allowing audiences to execute on tangible tactics.


She’s a trendspotter and can show your audience what the future of marketing will mean for them and their customers.

That’s why brands like LinkedIn have named her one of the top voices in marketing for two years in a row.


She makes your job easy.

From customizing her keynotes to taking the extra steps needed to deliver exactly what you audience needs, brands around the world agree that working with Shama is a great experience from start to finish.

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With an outstanding average ranking of 98.7%, Shama is one of the most popular keynote speakers on the market. Her keynotes and presentations inspire and equip audiences with new perspectives on how to market, sell, lead and grow in the Digital Age. Through real-world examples and entertaining stories, Shama delivers fresh insights and up-to-date strategies that your audience can immediately use and apply to increase their results.

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