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David Rendall

David Rendall’s Bio:
During the last fifteen years, David Rendall has spoken to audiences on every inhabited continent. His clients include the US Air Force, Australian Government, and Fortune 50 companies such as Microsoft, AT&T, United Health Group, Fannie Mae, and State Farm.
Prior to becoming a speaker, he was a leadership professor and stand-up comedian. He also managed nonprofit enterprises that provided employment for people with disabilities. In between presentations, David competes in ultramarathons and Ironman triathlons.
David has a doctor of management degree in organizational leadership, as well as a graduate degree in psychology. He is the author of three books:

– The Four Factors of Effective Leadership
– The Freak Factor
– The Freak Factor for Kids

David’s NEW 2017 Keynote: Oppositioning: One Surprising Strategy for Innovation and Differentiation

What can tiny houses, Spartan races, knuckleball pitchers, armless archers, Snapchat, unibrows, and Minecraft teach us about innovation and differentiation? We all know that innovation and differentiation are essential for success in our careers and our companies. But developing and implementing truly unique ideas and practices seems very difficult, and most people and organizations fail in their efforts to be more creative and distinctive. The solution to this problem is surprisingly simple. Once you learn this singular method for finding unconventional ideas, you’ll dramatically improve your ability to stand out and you’ll have an endless supply of original breakthroughs. You’ll go from unconventional to unforgettable to unstoppable.


Boasting over 91,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space, the Greenville Convention Center Campus represents the largest partnership of meeting and exhibit facilities in eastern North Carolina and the largest convention center east of I-95. Three AAA-rated 3-Diamond hotels with over 400 guest rooms surround the main convention center complex on a sprawling 32-acre campus.

The Convention Center Campus features 36 newly-renovated breakout rooms for small to mid-size groups. An extensive 4.5-million dollar renovation has completely updated our decor, added a gorgeous indoor/outdoor ballroom area perfect for event mixers or large weddings, and added a number of smaller meeting spaces and breakout rooms to help accommodate events and gatherings of any size and scope.


Picture your event space more clearly and see how flexible our main exhibit hall is with our Interactive Floor Plan. Quickly experiment with a variety of room configurations, sample different seating arrangements and layout options and take your first steps toward finalizing the perfect space for your next event at the Greenville Convention Center.