Emmy-Award Winning Journalist Kate Delaney to Keynote WDM Chamber Annual Dinner

WEST DES MONES, IA (TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7) – For the first time since 2019, the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (WDM Chamber) will be back in person for their 2022 Annual Dinner Celebration. Hosted at the West Des Moines Sheraton on Thursday, February 10, the event will be keynoted by Kate Delaney.

Kate Delaney is an Emmy-award winning journalist and speaker who has interviewed more than 15,000 people, including U.S. presidents, top CEOs and Hall of Fame athletes. As a woman hosting a successful, highly rated radio talk show, she became a pioneer in broadcasting.

In addition to her popular speaking engagements across the country. Kate has hosted shows on the NBC Sports Radio Network, WFAN in New York City and KRLD in Dallas, Texas. Currently she hosts the Kate Delaney show that includes Forbes Books Radio a weekly feature showcasing movers and shakers in the business world. It reaches three million people.

She’s the author of three popular books, Level the Playing Field (2011) and Invade the Man Cave (2016). Her latest business book published by Forbes, Deal Your Own Destiny, Increase Your Odds, Win Big and Become Extraordinary is receiving rave reviews.

As a successful business owner, she’s most proud of working with the Texas Rangers baseball club on closing a $25 million radio rights deal for CBS radio when she worked as Executive Sports Director. Kate has served as a Keynote speaker and consultant for companies such as: Deloitte, Stanley Oil and Gas, Forbes, UPS, Fox, AT&T, Cisco, and Exxon/Mobil, Kraft and many more. She also gave a TED style talk at the Forbes Insider’s Summit.

At the WDM Chamber’s Annual Dinner Celebration, the topic of Delaney’s keynote will be “Creating Lifelong Raving Fans.”

You can learn more and purchase tickets now. If you or your company are interested in sponsorship, please contact the WDM Chamber at