One of the pre-eminent speaker series in the nation, Desert Town Hall features world-class speakers, intellectual content, and youth education to the Coachella Valley. The series offers four programs each year, typically from January to April.

The biggest and most influential names in the world have come to Indian Wells, creating lifetime memories for all those who attend. From Bob Costas, Chris Wallace, and Caroline Kennedy, to Scott Kelly, Chris Christie, and Condoleezza Rice, the noted list of speakers in the series’ history is indeed impressive.

Support from sponsors and community donations make possible a memorable experience for students who participate in Youth Town Hall, presented by the H. N. & Frances C. Berger Foundation’s Desert Town Hall. Representing the socio-economic diversity found in the Coachella Valley, students from 22 area high schools are invited to attend. More than 150 students attend each of four lectures each year.

Hunter Johnsen is honored to work with the Desert Town Hall team, creating the marketing and communications materials for the speaker series – from digital (website, banner ads) and videos, to print ads, direct mail pieces and event day materials.

Sponsors of the series include the presenting sponsor, The H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, along with the City of Indian Wells, Renaissance Esmeralda, Roemer & Harnik LLP, Sunrise Company/Toscana Country Club, West Coast Turf/Foster-Gardner, Inc., and Valentine-Dougherty-Clark/111 Wealth Management Group. Media sponsors include News Channel 3, K-NEWS 94.3 | 104.7 FM, Palm Springs Life, and The Desert Sun | LOCALiQ.

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