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Keynote / Workshop / Panel

Breakout Session

Inspirational | Motivational

Full of emotion and inspiration, Matt Patterson shares the story that has touched hearts all over the world.

Based on his international best-selling book - My Emily - Matt shares his inspirational story of overcoming challenges and becoming stronger. This presentation will help you stay focused on your BIG dream, your BIG vision, and your BIG goal - helping your remain dedicated to what really matters.

When his first child was born, there was reason to celebrate. However, the next morning brought the shocking news that his daughter, Emily was born with Down syndrome. Just two years later, his little girl would be diagnosed with leukemia.

Matt will relay his personal strategies as to how to GO THROUGH these moments of crisis to GET TO a better place - turning your setbacks into comebacks.

Emotional and completely transparent, Matt will take your group on a father's hope-filled journey of life, love, laughter and loss. This inspirational message of hope will have attendees laughing and smiling through their tears.


  • What we go through is how we get to.
  • We are not defined by what we overcome, but by what we choose to become.
  • You don't always choose what happens to you, but you ALWAYS choose your next move.
  • We sometimes get off course, but always focus on the landing!



Keynote / Workshop / Panel

Breakout Session

 Leadership | Change | Team Building

Sometimes, leadership requires you to roll up your sleeves and support team members as people and not just employees. We expect people to come to work and be "normal." What if their circumstances aren't "normal?" Plain and simple - it affects performance.

Matt Patterson has been there. He speaks from experience. His story is real and raw, going beyond motivational rhetoric. Coming from points in his soon-to-be released book - We've Got This! - Matt will share a leadership and team-building message that will take you on his journey and reveal the keys as to how great organizations conquer challenges, manage change and win as a team.


  • BELIEVE - Emotionally connect with a clear picture of your end goal.
  • BE GRATEFUL - Find one thing to smile about every day.
  • BE A SPARK! - Step up! Take the lead. Own the outcome.
  • BE ABNORMAL! - Step outside of your "norm." Stretch yourself.
  • BE A WINNER! - Celebrate today's small victories!

“Matt Patterson is an extraordinary speaker that captivates audiences with his authenticity, passion and desire to help people. He has a natural ability to connect with any audience and will leave them feeling inspired and ready to take action. Matt is a great choice for your next event!”

Michelle Prince
Prince Performance Group

“Matt has done a great job of taking a devastating life experience and transforming it into a book whereby he shares how to handle and transcend overwhelming situations. If you ever have the opportunity to read Matt's book, and/or book Matt to speak or present at an event, take it. You'll be glad you did. Class act. A+++”

Kevin Knebl
Knebl Communications

“Matt Patterson takes you on a courageous journey very few men ever share.”

Jonathan Sprinkles
Best-Selling Author & Leadership Speaker