Dream Bigger, Live Better, And Make An Impact

GREAT AMERICAN SUMMIT 2020

April 17th - 18th 2020 In Arlington, VA

Leave with a new Passion To Achieve Your Goals And Live your American Dream...
Join Hosts Barb Allen, Dave Brown, 15+ World Class Speakers And  1,000 Of The Most Patriotic Leaders, Military Heroes, Entrepreneurs, Influencers, High Achievers, And Action Takers In The Country! 
Meet Your MC Taya Kyle
Taya Kyle was unexpectedly thrust into the National spotlight through her marriage to one of the most hardened Navy SEALs America has ever known; the late, great American Sniper Chris Kyle. 

Taya embodies the American Spirit and everything that it means to be American. Taya traverses the country as a renowned public speaker, spreading her message of faith, family and freedom. She inspires and motivates through her messaging that even when you are staring the Devil in the eye, there is always positive light that can be found. God’s plan will ensure you carry on.

Taya is a NY Times Best Selling Author, Commentator, Speaker, and Military Veteran's Family Activist!

From: Hosts Barbara Allen & Dave Brown

Co-Founders of AmericanSnippets.com
Dear Patriot,

The Great American Summit is a power packed 2-day LIVE event!

The Summit brings together some of this country’s most extraordinary influencers, business leaders, heroes, veteran entrepreneurs, and personal development experts in a high intensity, electrifying value driven live event. 

This isn’t your typical boring conference. 

This event is designed to not only teach, inspire, and empower attendees, but to let them come together with other proud Americans who are defining, creating, and living their own American Dream. 

The Great American Summit is the link between patriotism and personal and professional achievement.

It's for those who want to challenge themselves to dream bigger, live better and make an impact. 

Unleash your potential, strengthen your purpose, and leave with a new ability to take on your goals and live your American Dream.
Dave and Barb
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WHY ATTEND THE GREAT AMERICAN SUMMIT?
It’s time to lead the exceptional life you are destined to have. The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…these are the keys that will unlock the door to your American Dream. The Great American Summit is a tactical event that will propel you forward so you can pursue more out of life and live your American Dream. Surround yourself with real people, doing Exceptional things, in real life, and learn real skills that you can take away and instantly plug into your life or business. 
Tap into your entrepreneurial spirit
Live Your American Dream
There has never been a better time to achieve more and live a greater lifestyle than you may have believed possible - so why not take that leap today? It’s one thing to want to take your life to the next level. It’s another to follow through and actually do it. That’s why we put people on stage who have actually done it. Tap into your entrepreneurial spirit and learn how to recognize and leverage opportunities. Design your own American Dream, learn how to build it - and then go live it!


Don't just be inspired. Be exceptional
Start Living Your Best Life
Ever heard the phrase, Proximity Is Power?” Whether you want to improve your business, health, finances, or relationships you need to put yourself in proximity with people who are playing the game at a higher level than you are. It's without a doubt one of the most powerful advantages of attending the Great American Summit. There is HUGE value in being in the SAME room with experts and the RIGHT people who can help guide you and take you from where you are right now, to where you want to be!  
Celebrate your freedoms
Networking And Fun
  With 1,000+ of the most patriotic leaders, military heroes, entrepreneurs, influencers, and high achievers in attendance you'll have  met, networked, and learned from people just like you who love this country and what it represents.  Join us in celebrating our nation, and the patriotic values we hold so dear. It's time to come together, united by our love of country, to celebrate all the things that make America great. Have fun and recharge your patriotic batteries with us at the Let Freedom Ring Concert Friday night.
Help us make an impact
Give Back To Those Who Serve
All proceeds for this event will be donated to those who serve and protect our Nation. When you reserve your seat to The Great American Summit you'll be directly giving back and helping us support those who honorably serve our country and our communities! Challenge yourself to give more. Learn how to identify the gifts you have to offer yourself and others. Meet people who will help you grow those gifts and learn how to maximize their impact.
All proceeds for this event will be donated to the Gary Sinise Foundation, Chris Kyle Frog Foundation, Nine Line Foundation and the other charities listed that support our military families, veterans, police, and first responders. 

The Gary Sinise Foundation

The Gary Sinise Foundation was established under the philanthropic direction of a forty-year advocate for our nation's defenders, actor Gary SiniseEach of the Foundation's programs originated from Gary's personal relationships with our nation's service community and a wide range of nonprofits he had supported for decades. Ever aware of the gaps of care these deserving heroes often encounter, he was inspired to serve them – always giving a little more. 

The Gary Sinise Foundation supports all those who sacrifice on our behalf: active duty, veterans, first responders, and their loved ones in need. The foundation does this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.

 Chris Kyle Frog Foundation

The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded by Taya Kyle to honor the life and legacy of her husband, “American Sniper” Chris Kyle. Chris and Taya knew first-hand the challenges military families encounter from their lives of service. They experienced their own trials as both individuals and as a couple. They were blessed to know many other couples in both the military and first responder communities. The issues these marriages face are strikingly similar. 

Prior to Chris’ untimely passing in February 2013, he was developing his vision for CKFF programs to support military and first responder communities. Today, Taya and the CKFF team are fulfilling Chris’ vision through the development and delivery of life-changing, impactful programs and services to support communities across our nation.

Nine Line Foundation

The Nine Line Foundation is a charitable organization, dedicated to meeting the financial and specialized needs of severely injured soldiers and their families. In combat, a Nine Line is an emergency medevac request, and is often the difference between life and death for the most severely wounded soldiers. Nine Line Foundation aims to serve in a similar manner, offering a lifeline once wounded veterans return stateside. 

By primarily focusing efforts on one individual at a time, Nine Line Foundation is able to do more with less. Currently the organization is constructing a transitional community for homeless veterans, a Veterans Village, which will provide training and housing to our veterans in most desperate need.
Proceeds from the event will also be donated to these additional organizations. The Young Marines: a youth program focused on leadership, honoring veterans, community service, and living a healthy drug-free lifestyle. Play For Your Freedom: non-profit who's primary focus is monthly Wellness Workshops conducted to better the lives of local hospitalized Veterans. Got Your Back Network: provides services and assistance to families of fallen soldiers through special events and qualified organizations. F7 Group: is dedicated to securing and providing resources, training, support and mentoring to Female Veterans and Women in Military Families
2020 Event Speakers (More Keynotes To Be Announced Soon!)
We are bringing you the best speakers from our most popular podcast guests. Learn from experts in networking, relationships, business, leadership, health, marketing and more. These speakers are the heart and soul of the Great American Summit experience. Implement their tools and strategies to bring your American Dream to life. 
Steve Sims, The Real Life Wizard of Oz
Do you know anyone that’s worked with Sir Elton John or Elon Musk, sent people down to see the wreck of the Titanic on the sea bed or closed museums in Florence for a private dinner party and then had Andre Bocelli serenade them while they eat their pasta ? You do now!
 
As the founder of Bluefish, one of the top personal concierge services, and an expert marketer within the luxury industry, Steve has been quoted in various publications & TV including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, London’s Sunday Times, South China Morning Post and many more. A best selling Author with "BLUEFISHING "- the art of making things happen”, sought-after consultant and a speaker at a variety of networks, groups and associations as well as the Pentagon and Harvard – twice!  

Steve makes the impossible, possible, after all he is quoted as “The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine
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Taya Kyle
NY Times Best Selling Author, Commentator, Speaker, and Military Veteran's Family Activist. Taya was unexpectedly thrust into the spotlight through her marriage to the late, great American Sniper, Chris Kyle. Taya traverses the country spreading her message of faith, family and freedom. She inspires and motivates through her messaging that even when you are staring the Devil in the eye, there is always positive light that can be found. God’s plan will ensure you carry on.
Steve Sims
Steve is the founder and CEO of the luxury concierge service Bluefish.  If you want to sing with your favorite rockstar, be serenaded by Andrea Bocelli, get married at the Vatican, or dive to the wreck of the Titanic he makes it happen. He’s spoken at countless events, the Pentagon, and twice at Harvard – and is the author of Bluefishing: The Art of Making Anything Happen. Steve brings his expert insight into building, growing, and leveraging a network to create massive success.

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Barbara Allen
Co-host and Co-founder of the American Snippets Podcast. Barbara Allen is a speaker, award winning author, gold star wife, and Veteran / Military Family/ Gold Star family advocate who understands the personal and factual struggles of turning adversity into advantage. Barbara is Grief’s worst enemy. After losing her husband in a tragedy that rocked nation and the military, she now  brings her life lessons to her audiences by teaching them how to flip their pain into purpose.
Larry Broughton
Larry is an award-winning entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of broughtonHOTELS, bestselling author, serial entrepreneur,  and former Special Forces Operator. As a former US Army Staff Sergeant, serving 8 years on Special Forces A-Teams, Larry has parlayed the lessons learned from his time in service to his country and applied them to the business arena attaining extraordinary success. He has presented to, coached, and mentored thousands of current and aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs across the country.
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Dave Brown
Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Real Estate Investor, and Co-Host of the American Snippets Podcast.  The loss of Dave's father to suicide when Dave was just 3 years old has shaped him into who he is today.  The invaluable life lesson of valuing time over all else is the driving force behind his success as an entrepreneur and father.  Over the last 5 years he has worked with hundreds of real estate investors and aspiring entrepreneurs  on developing sustainable long term online marketing and branding strategies.
Marie Cosgrove
Wife, Mother, CEO, Author, Speaker and Mentor. Marie is a titan in her industry. She is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who is ready to share her extraordinary insight on overcoming incredible odds, creating and growing multi-million dollar companies, and the value of giving back. Marie overcame  years of abuse, fought her way into the top levels of the corporate world, and then bought the company that fired her.
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Kent Clothier
CEO of Real Estate Worldwide and Kribbz.  Kent leads an amazing team that is constantly pushing the entrepreneurial dream and the real estate industry forward. His goal is to help “wake people up” to the opportunities in today’s real estate market and beyond. Kent's companies have made a positive impact on over 20,000 entrepreneurs around the world. Kent is extremely passionate about philanthropy and, as a result, started The Time Is Now Project, which aids orphans in Haiti and also assists needy families here in the USA.
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Daniel Alarik
CEO & Founder of Grunt Style, an online retailer of patriotic apparel. Daniel is considered by many to be America's Grittiest Entrepreneur. Daniel speaks to audiences about his unique career path, from a drill sergeant in the U.S. Army to turning $1,200 into a $100 million Lifestyle Brand. Daniel's company Grunt Style embodies American pride, personal strength, self-reliance, and a pro-military ethos that is highlighted by its commitment to hiring fellow Veterans.
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Tyler Merritt
CEO& Co-Founder of Nine Line Apparel. The term “brothers in arms” means a great deal to Army Captain Tyler Merritt, USA.  He knows first hand the devastating effects of combat that  haunt our Veterans. As owner of  Nine Line Apparel, Tyler decided to create Nine Line Foundation, one of this event's beneficiaries.  This foundation gives back to veterans in need. He will share his insight on building a company and integrating veterans into the workforce.
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Jason Schechterle
Retired Police Officer, National Speaker, and Author of Burning Shield. Former  Homicide Detective Jason defied all expectations by surviving catastrophic injuries incurred in the line of duty. Faced with incredible pain and struggle during years of recovery, Jason's indomitable spirit and sharp humor lifted spirits around him as well as his own. Jason now speaks on resilience and transformation. 
Hamody Jasim
Hamody Jasim was born in Iraq, tortured in Sadaam's  prison at just 11  years old, and turned his pain into massive purpose by becoming one of this country's top intelligence assets. Now a proud American, Hamody's   speaking presentations teach leadership and shed light on the extraordinary acts of sacrifice performed by everyday citizens and military heroes alike.
Ryan Weaver
Ryan Weaver  is a veteran, a two time Gold Star Family Member, a country music artist, entrepreneur, and a professional speaker who is using his incredible story to impact thousands of people across the world. He is the patriotic voice of the PBR ( Professional Bull Riders) and has performed in all the top Arenas across the country. Ryan is a maverick in his industry and an American hero
David Webb
David has been entertaining and informing the public for decades from music to talk in Boston, Houston, Dallas, New York City, syndication, now satellite radio and television. He's the host of the David Webb Show on SiriusXM Patriot 125, host of Realty Check with David Webb on Fox Nation. David is also a Fox News contributor as well as a columnist for The Hill.
Faith, Hope, Humor, And The American Spirit With Your MC Taya Kyle
Taya Kyle was unexpectedly thrust into the spotlight through her marriage to the late, great American Sniper, Chris Kyle. Being linked by marriage to one of the most hardened Navy SEALs America has ever known; holding down the home fort while Chris did four tours in a war theater played out on our news screens and becoming immortalized in print and Clint Eastwood’s Academy Award-winning movie, American Sniper builds a rare internal resilience.
Taya embodies the American Spirit and everything that it means to be American. Taya traverses the country as a renowned public speaker, spreading her message of faith, family and freedom. She inspires and motivates through her messaging that even when you are staring the Devil in the eye, there is always positive light that can be found.

God’s plan will ensure you carry on.
2020 Performers And Special Guests
To get you fired up and fully present at this event, we bring in some of the top performers in the country to share their stories and talents on stage. Recharge your patriotic batteries with us at Friday evening's Let Freedom Ring Concert with Dave Bray and Matt Snook!
Emotion Into Art With Tom Varano
Tom's Emotion Into Art™ performance is described as taking his audience through an amazing journey of excitement, suspense, motivation and surprise. During this compelling speed painting performance, Tom will inspire you with personal stories that have transformed his life. There is a simple message weaved throughout the entire performance and that is the importance of having a dream and using your passions to fuel that dream. Take chances and keep the faith because you never know what you might discover.
Tom Varano
Tom Varano's compelling speed painting performance accompanies his inspirational personal stories to create an experience that leaves audiences both captivated and inspired. His riveting show will include a patriotic twist straight from his own heart. Tom auctions his paintings after his performance, and this performance supports the Great American Summit Beneficiaries.
Dave Bray
Patriotic Entertainer Dave Bray is a US Navy Veteran, Musician,  and Songwriter. He performs globally for US Veterans, Active Duty Military & First Responders. Dave served in the US Navy as an 8404 FMF Corpsman for the 2nd Battalion/2nd Marines, (STA PLT), stationed out of Camp Lejeune, NC.
 His patriotic rock will be heard in the Freedom Rings Concert during this event.
Matt Snook
Matt Snook is well known to thousands of survivors of fallen military members, as he donated his time and energy to special events for them for years. Matt appeared on Season 8 of the Voice, on Team Blake. He is an MC1 Nashville Recording Artist who will add his unique voice to the Great American Summit.

Cassaundra and Alba Melgar-C'De Baca
Alba is  a Retired LTC, US Army. Cassaundra is  Founder of  the F7 Group, dedicated to securing and providing resources, support and mentoring to Veterans and Military Families during transition from the Military to Corporate, Community and Entrepreneurial pursuits. F7 is one of this event's beneficiaries. They offer leadership and non-profit insight.
David Lionheart
Inspired by a close friend’s sacrifice in the service, David Lionheart founded Play For Your Freedom, one of this event's beneficiaries. PFYF utilizes fitness and peer support to help veterans and their families transition from military to civilian life. David speaks on his personal story of trauma and loss,  teaches others how to find healthy outlets for struggle, and offers insight on building and growing a non-profit.
GREAT AMERICAN SUMMIT 2020

April 17th - 18th 2020 In Arlington, VA

Thursday April 16th: Travel and Registration Day 

Registration will be in the conference lobby 12-8 PM

The event kicks off on Thursday! Plan to arrive in the afternoon on Thursday April 16th, so that you have plenty of time to get settled in and can network during the evening after you’ve registered.

Make sure you aren't traveling on Friday! You do NOT want to get stuck or delayed at an airport on Friday, and miss out on the first sessions!  

Reserve Your 2020 GAS Tickets Now!

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Unleash Your Potential And Live Your American Dream

Your ticket purchase will make an impact! 100% of net ticket sale proceeds will be donated directly to the Gary Sinise Foundation, Chris Kyle Frog Foundation, Nine Line Foundation and other charities to be announced.

INCLUDES:
  • 2 Day Access To Summit
  • Let Freedom Ring Concert
FREE BONUSES:
  • ​ Official Great American Summit Wristband

 $297 NOW $97!

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Your ticket purchase will make an impact! 100% of net ticket sale proceeds will be donated directly to the Gary Sinise Foundation, Chris Kyle Frog Foundation, Nine Line Foundation and other charities to be announced.

INCLUDES:
  • 2 Day Access To Summit
  • ​Priority Entrance & Access
  • Exclusive VIP Seating
  • ​Let Freedom Ring Concert
  • VIP Networking Party (21+)
  • ​Exclusive Meet & Greet with Speakers
FREE BONUSES:
  • ​Great American Summit Recordings
  • ​Official GAS Wristband

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THE MOST EXCLUSIVE SUMMIT EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE
* limited To Only 100 People
* 100% of net ticket sale proceeds will be donated directly to the Gary Sinise Foundation, Chris Kyle Frog Foundation, Nine Line Foundation, and other charities to be announced. Give back to these exceptional organizations by locking in your Patriot Pass today.
The Patriot Pass experience at the Great American Summit is our platinum access option for attendees who want to have the ultra-exclusive experience with event hosts, speakers, and performers in addition to full-on red carpet treatment, and exclusive access to the Great American Reception with Taya Kyle and other surprise guests to be announced. 

From the moment you reserve your Patriot Pass you will be recognized as one of our elite. You’ll have easy access into the summit each day with Patriot Pass registration and private check-in. Upon arrival you will be escorted to the Patriot Pass Club and offered a champagne toast in anticipation of an exciting and memorable experience. You’ll then enjoy the entire summit from your Patriot Pass floor level seat right next to the stage in a section roped off just for you. These are the best seats in the house!
Patriot Pass seat holders are the only guests who will enjoy the Patriot Pass Club where you’ll be treated to light breakfasts, lunches for both event days, and refreshments throughout each day of the Summit.  A Great American Summit Ambassador will be on hand to answer any questions. 

Select speakers and performers will also be dropping by the Patriot Pass Club to mingle with Pass holders throughout the event.

Patriot Pass Holders have access to the VIP Networking Party on the first night of the event, immediately following the Great American Concert starring Dave Bray, which will have a special section roped off just for you. 

Only Patriot Pass Holders are invited to the Great American Reception & Mixer.

After the main event concludes mingle with event hosts Dave Brown and Barbara Allen at the after party, as they are joined by Taya Kyle and other surprise guests to be announced.

Your ticket purchase will make an impact! 100% of net ticket sale proceeds will be donated directly to the Gary Sinise Foundation, Chris Kyle Frog Foundation, Nine Line Foundation and other charities to be announced.

INCLUDES:
  • 2 Day Exclusive Access To Summit
  • ​Priority Entrance & Access
  • ​Front Rows Patriot Pass Seating
  • ​Access to the Patriot Pass Club
  • ​Access to Speaker Meet & Greets
  • ​Access To VIP Networking Party (21+)
  • Complimentary Breakfasts, Lunches & refreshements
  • ​Reserved Seating to Let Freedom Ring Concert
  • ​Exclusive Access to the Great American Reception & Mixer with Taya Kyle, speakers, and others guests to be announced
  • ​1 Wristband to Private After Party
FREE BONUSES:
  • ​Great American Summit Recordings
  • ​Official GAS Event T-Shirt
  • ​Office GAS Wristband

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Great American Summit Event FAQ's...

  • What Are The Dates For "Great American Summit 2020"? 
    Registration starts on April 16th from 12-8 PM, the event is happening April 17th and April 18th Arlington VA. The event kicks off at 8:00 AM on April 17th and concludes around 6 PM on Saturday, April 18th.
  •  Where Is The Venue For The Event?
    The event will be hosted at the CRYSTAL GATEWAY MARRIOTT: 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202 USA. You can book your hotel room here >>
  • ​I'm Booking My Travel. What Times Do I Need To Know About?
    Event registration will be on Thursday, April 16th from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM and Friday morning April 17th 7:00 - 9:00 PM. The event will conclude around 6:00 PM on Saturday April 18th unless you are a Patriot Pass Holder attending the Great American Reception and after party which will run until 11:00 PM. 
  • ​Can Anyone Attend This Event?
    Yes, This is tactical event that will propel you forward so you can pursue more out of life and live your American Dream. You'll learn real skills that you can take away and instantly plug into your life or business. 
  • ​​Can I Bring My Spouse Or A Guest?
    Because of our VERY limited seating, every person must purchase a ticket to get into the event.  
  • ​Can I Get A Refund If I Can't Attend?
    No. Because net proceeds are all going to charities all sales are final and no refunds will be allowed.
  • What Should I Wear?
    The dress code is business casual for the event. Our meeting room WILL be on the cool side, so plan accordingly and bring an additional sweater, wrap, or jacket.
  • Any Other Questions?
    Need Help? Contact us at: support@americansnippets.com
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