Fran Tarkenton to be Featured Speaker at National Small Business Week in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Vikings quarterback and entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton will be the featured speaker during the Phoenix Award and Procurement breakfast awards ceremony on June 21 at 9 a.m. EDT during the Washington, D.C. portion of National Small Business Week. The morning event, held at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. hotel, will kick off a day of recognizing small business achievement. Later that day one business owner from a group representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam will be selected as the National Small Business Person of the Year. NFL legend, Fran Tarkenton, is a successful entrepreneur and popular keynote speaker says PFP Sports & Celebrity Talent Agency.

Tarkenton, a NFL legend, comes to National Small Business Week in partnership with event co-sponsor Office Depot®, a leading global provider of office supplies and services. The two brands have partnered together to launch, a website featuring articles, multi-media content and custom-tailored advice from SMB experts designed to help entrepreneurs start, run and grow their businesses.

Fran Tarkenton is a Hall of Fame quarterback who played for the Minnesota Vikings from 1961-66, the New York Giants from 1967-71 and the Vikings again from 1972-78. He was named the NFL Offensive Player of the Year and MVP in 1975 and is a member of the Vikings Ring of Honor. He is the Vikings career passing yards leader and passing touchdown leader with 33,098 and 239, respectively. His jersey #10 is retired by the Vikings.

Watch video where Fran Tarkenton reflects on the concussions suffered by players during his career and how they were treated by the NFL.

PFP Sports and Celebrity Talent Agency is a booking agent for motivational sports speakers and celebrities. If you would like to book football speakers or NFL stars like Fran Tarkenton for a speaking engagement, autograph signing, guest appearance, product endorsement, Super Bowl party, celebrity golf tournament, charity fundraiser or special corporate event, you can contact Fran Tarkenton’s agent for appearance and speaker fees or call 1.800.966.1380.

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