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Steven Foster, CMP

Managing Partner,
Foster+Fathom
Gold
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Bio

Steven G. Foster, CMP, CTA, is Managing Partner of Foster+Fathom, a Leadership Training and Team-Building Group in Dallas, TX. An award-winning speaker and writer, Steven has collaborated with some of the most recognized organizations in the world, including the National Football League, Major League Baseball and FOX Sports;and was profiled by CNN/Fortune as a Small Business Success in 2010.

Steven’s leadership principle is simple; “Your outlook always determines your outcome, so go “Full-Throttle.” That’s no surprise, considering he also is a Harley-Davidson LIFE member who in 2013 completed a 32, day, 34-state, 13,000-mile solo motorcycle ride along the perimeter of the US to raise awareness and support for America’s military; a journey he is chronicling in a new book project, “Full-Throttle Leadership: Passion, Power & Purpose.”

Inducted into the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Community of Honorees in 2009, Steven also is an MPI-recommended facilitator. A Past-Chair of the Travel, Exposition and Meeting Management Advisory Board at Richland College in Dallas, TX; he has served on the boards of both the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Hotel Association of Tarrant County; and was a member of the 2011 North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee.

Steven currently serves as an Ambassador for The Boot Campaign, a national veteran’s charity.

Always a trailblazer, in 2000 Steven and his wife/business partner, Wendy became the first married couple to earn the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation.

Primary Industry Served

  • Speaker / Education

Professional Associations

National Speakers Association
2012 - Present

Honors and Awards

Best Corporate Event-Texas Rangers World Series Gala
ISES Dallas-Fort Worth
2011

Best Team-Buiding Organizer
Texas Meetings & Events Magazine
2010,2009

Colleen Rickenbacher Leadership Award
MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter
2007

Event Site Professional of the Year
Event Solutions Spotlight Award
2001

Hall of Honor
Meeting Professionals International Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter (MPI D/FW)
2012

Marion N. Kershner Memorial ChapterLeader Award
MPI
2002

Meeting Planners Favorite Speakers Readers Poll
Meetings & Conventions Magazine (Leadership)
2014

Meetings & Conventions Magazine
Meeting Planners Favorite Speakers
2014

MPI Community of Honorees
MPI
2009

Presidents Award
MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter (MPI D/FW)
2012,2011,2010,2004

Speaker of the Year
HSMAI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter
2006

Supplier of the Year
MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter
2000

Top 10 Inspirational Speakers
Azavista (Leadership)
2014

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