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NCAT, Auburn, AL

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

NCAT 2018 Rik Roberts

“Rik Roberts was exactly what our conference needed after two solid days of technical presentations and site tours. His “Mayberry Method” presentation had the right balance of information/strategies to combat wasteful work habits well blended with his wonderful sense of humor. Everyone had a great time with some great takeaways from his performance. He was an absolute professional and great to work with!”

David Timm, Test Track Conference 3/28/2018

Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

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“We loved having Rik perform for us. I could not measure the decibels of laughter coming from the room as he performed. He had some of our most highly esteemed men doing some really funny stuff. Our group really enjoyed him. He brought us together with laughter by breaking down social barriers. Rik was a great choice!

– Natalie Cummings, Executive Director Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce

Listen UP – Laugh it UP Hits Williamson County Young Professionals

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

RIK ROBERTS LISTEN UP LAUGH IT UP

“Rik Roberts, a professional corporate comedian and keynote speaker worked with Williamson Inc. to spearheaded a YP “Improv” Night where we learned through guided exercises with Rik how to be better listeners, conflict resolution, and teamwork skills. We had a blast and everyone was laughing all night. Everyone walked away with new perspective that they felt they could use in their work lives. I highly recommend switching up a chamber luncheon and trying something like this out.”
– Rachel Layton, WYPA

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Rik Roberts entertains at KACo Conference in Louisville, KY

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Comedian Rik Roberts at KACo Conference

 

“Thank you so much for your awesome performance at the Kentucky Association of Counties 43rd Annual Conference & Exposition held Nov. 9, 2017 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.

The feedback that we received was overwhelmingly positive. Our large group appreciated your clean humor. When in Louisville it’s hard to compete with 4th Street Live entertainment. However, you maintained to keep everyone in their seats during the hour long performance. It was a pleasure working with you and we look forward to working with you again in the future.”

  • Sonya Chesser, Executive Assistant / Kentucky Association of Counties

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Rik Roberts at AAHAM Conference Nashville, TN

Monday, December 18th, 2017

AAHAM Conference Nashville, TN Rik Roberts

I recently had the honor of delivering “Listen Up Laugh it UP: Improvisation for Organizations” at the AAHAM Conference in Nashville, TN.

Listen Up Laugh It up is an interactive, hands on workshop empowering people to accomplish more through creative agreement, listening, and taking action. If this sounds like something your organization would benefit from, check out this link to a demo video: bit.ly/LuLuRR

ARROWHEAD FUNERAL DIRECTORS

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

I know what jokes you are thinking of right now! But no, they were not a “dead” audience and they were not “dying to leave the room”. They were in fact a great group of very family focussed funeral home directors and suppliers who wanted to take their service to another level.

Arrowhead Funeral Directors Association

Among the group were Gregg Bright (far left) and Tim Koch. The group was also complimented by a gentleman who recently remodeled his home to be a replica of The Andy Griffith Show set! You can check out the results – and even stay in this bed and Breakfast – at www.TaylorHomeInn.com. Tell him “Old Barn” sent you!

“Rik was fantastic. Everyone is still sending me positive comments and others want to know how to book him for their events. Thanks, Rik!”

  • Bob Atkins, Arrowhead Funeral Directors Association

Alabama Farmers Cooperative

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

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“Rik performed at Alabama Farmers Cooperative’s manager’s meeting and did an outstanding job.  From his impersonation of Barney Fife during hospitality to his stand-up after dinner, his performance was just what we needed.  His humor was very appropriate for our group.  From the comments I have received, everyone enjoyed Rik’s performance.  We would definitely recommend him for any group.”

  • James Fudge, Alabama Farmers Cooperative

MAMIC + MAYBERRY METHOD = FUN

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

 

Mayberry Method Speech

“May I use this means to express our sincere appreciation for a job well done at our annual Mid-Year Conference.  Your portrayal of Barney Fife was “right on” and was very funny with some real life lessons to be learned by those in attendance.  I’ve heard nothing but positive remarks regarding your presentation from our attendees.  Best regards.  Ron”

Ron Borders, President/Gen. Mgr.
Missouri Association of Mutual Insurance Companies

Tennessee Land Title Association

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Rik Roberts Corporate Speaker

Rik made our annual conference!We tied in our TitlePAC fundraiser into his act and Rik was so accommodating! We also had problems with audio visual presentation but Rik didn’t miss a bit. Attendees commented that his comedy was hilarious but there was substance in his presentation on eliminating distractions in the work place.

Rik is a pro in every sense of the way and a great comedic talent. I recommend Rik whole-heartedly! Thanks so much, Rik!!

– – S. Hulse, Tennessee Land Title Association

Fake “Expert” Strikes Again … This Time In Atlanta!

Monday, March 6th, 2017

For the second time in three days I was able to “fool” the audience as a fake speaker. This time, I was speaking on the coal industry to commercial explosives and blasting systems provider Orica.

As I explained how windmills were reversing the Earth rotation, I got a few puzzling looks …

RIK ROBERTS ORICA SPEAKER

And then, when I informed them that a solar energy expansion pilot program in Seattle was a major failure I won them back.

rik roberts fake speaker
There was just enough “true” mixed in with the “false” that it made for a great surprise.

Here is what the client had to say …

“Rik was a great addition to our conference of joint ventures & independent distributors. He had great ideas on how to trick the audience into believing he was an industry expert who we soon figured out knew very little about our industry. He was responsive to my communications, punctual at our event & everyone really enjoyed his comedic routine. His timing was spot-on, the topics were universal and he did a great Barney Fife!!

– Patty Poole, Orica