Upcoming Speakers

Taylor Sheridan

7:00 p.m. September 21, 2024 | Mt. Pleasant


The East Texas Speakers Forum is proud to announce a one-night only event featuring Taylor Sheridan, an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and the screenwriter of several hit TV series including “Yellowstone.”
“An Evening with Taylor Sheridan” is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. September 21, 2024, at the Mount Pleasant High School auditorium. The event is presented by the East Texas Speakers Forum.
The event will feature a one-hour, moderated Q&A session with Taylor Sheridan, an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter. Sheridan also is the creator, writer, director, and executive producer of several network series, including, “Yellowstone,” “Mayor of Kingstown,” “Tulsa King,” “1923,” “1883,” and “Special Ops: Lioness.”
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Featured Talks & Speakers

The East Texas Speakers Forum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing high-quality, inspiring individuals to speak on the local stage in East Texas to help enhance civic engagement and community education. Learn more about our previous speakers.

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The inaugural speaking event of the East Texas Speakers Forum featured “An Evening with President George W. Bush” at the LeTourneau University Belcher Center in Longview. Bush served as the 46th Governor of Texas and as the 41st President of the United States. After his Presidency, George and Laura Bush founded the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas. 

An Evening with Colonel Martha McSally

The East Texas Speakers Forum presented “An Evening with Martha McSally” on May 4, 2023 at the Memorial City Hall in Marshall.  A real life Top Gun pilot, McSally was the first woman to fly a fighter jet in combat and command a fighter squadron in combat.

An Evening with
Patrick Mahomes

The East Texas Speakers Forum presented “An Evening with Patrick Mahomes” at April 1, 2023 at the UT Tyler Cowan Center in Tyler. An East Texas native, Mahomes serves as the quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs. Mahomes has earned many NFL accolades over the years, including MVP of Super Bowl LIV and Super Bowl LVII. He also was recognized as the 2018 and 2022 NFL MVP.

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