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Michael Abrashoff

Former Navy Commander | Bestselling Author | Leading Breakthrough Performance

Mike Abrashoff is at the center of one of the most remarkable modern-day stories of organizational transformation. Mike took command of the worst-performing navy ship and crew in the Pacific Fleet, plagued with low morale, high turnover, and abysmal performance …

John Amatt

Mountain Climber & The World's Best Adventure Speaker

John Amatt has been described by International Celebrity Management (Australia) as "The world's best adventure speaker" with a speaking career of 32 years that has included over 2000 presentations to more than 1,000,000 people, in more than 49 countries around …

Jack Armstrong

Voice of the Toronto Raptors, TSN Commentator

Best known as the colorful and entertaining voice of the Toronto Raptors, Jack Armstrong has spent more than two decades covering the NBA and College basketball for TSN and NBA TV. His broadcast work has earned him multiple Canadian Screen …

Robyn Benincasa

World Champion Adventure Racer; Motivational Speaker; Bestselling Author

Adapt, Overcome & WINRobyn Benincasa Inspires Leaders & Teams to Rise to Any Challenge!Robyn Benincasa is an inspiring speaker who motivates ordinary people to do extraordinary things, like climb Mount Kilimanjaro, run their first triathlon, start their own adventure racing …

Dr. Roberta Bondar

Astronaut, Physician, Scientist, Photographer

The first Canadian woman and neurologist to fly in space, Dr. Roberta Bondar is globally recognized for her pioneering contributions to space medicine research, fine art photography, and environment education. She expanded the horizons of millions when she joined the …

Nicholas Boothman

Author, Communications & Rapport Expert, Motivational Speaker

In business as well as life, the failure to build trust and rapport can be insurmountable, while the rewards of a good first impression and positive communication are almost immeasurable. To compete in today's marketplace companies like Fairmont Hotels, AT&T, …

JJ Brun

Communications & Human Behaviour Specialist | Retired Spy

Speaker JJ Brun, a retired spy, was trained by the military to operate in hostile environments and elicit buy-in from a wide variety of people. Now a human behaviour and communication specialist, he speaks across North America, showing law enforcement …

Scott Burrows

Change, Motivation & Transformation Speaker

If you are searching for a powerful, engaging and thought-provoking motivational keynote speaker who can set the tone for your entire conference and challenge your audience while adding takeaway value with high energy, humor and substance — or a closing …

Jim Carroll

Futurist, Trends & Innovation Expert

Speaker Jim Carroll is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading global futurists on trends and innovation. Possessing a massive global blue-chip client list, he helps to transform growth-oriented organizations into high-velocity innovation heroes. He was named by Business …

Michelle Cederberg

Health & Productivity Expert; Doing More with Less; Change Agent

For over 15 years, Certified Speaking Professional Michelle Cederberg has been captivating audiences across North America with her empowering and humorous messages about how to set worthwhile goals, get energized for success, and live a Carpe Freakin’ Diem life.An in-demand …

Scott Christopher

Co-Author of The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up

Scott Christopher has circled the globe entertaining and motivating thousands of audiences from senior leader retreats to all-staff meetings. Applicable to all audiences in any industry, Scott’s unforgettable messages and off-the-cuff humor illustrate firsthand how levity, humor and becoming a …

Michael "Pinball" Clemons

Speaker, Canadian Sports Hall-of-Famer | Founder, Pinball Clemons Foundation

Speaker Michael "Pinball" Clemons, exemplifies the qualities of teamwork, personal excellence, community leadership and overcoming the odds. With boundless energy and moments of quiet introspection, "Pinball" engages audience members and delivers an unforgettable, often emotional speech that touches on the potential …

Geoff Colvin

Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune magazine

Millions of eyes and ears count on — and respect — speaker Geoff Colvin’s insights on the key issues driving change in business, politics, and the economy. The senior editor-at-large of Fortune magazine, Geoff draws on his years of insider …

Donald Cooper

Business Management, Marketing & Customer Service Expert

Drawing from his unique experience as both a world-class manufacturer and award-winning retailer, Speaker Donald Cooper delivers the "straight goods" on how to sell more, manage smarter, grow your bottom line ... and have a life. With wisdom, humour, and …

Cheryl Cran

Leadership & Change Expert

Speaker Cheryl Cran helps leaders and their teams to build future workplaces, today. Recognized as the #1 Future of Work influencer by Onalytica, Cheryl’s research into the future of work, technology, innovation, and generational impact driven by her “people first” …

Smartleese Creative

Improv Emissaries, Creative Connectors & Communication Experts

From on-the-spot improvisational inspiration to custom entertainment creations for business events, Lee Smart and Lindsay Leese of SmartLeese Creative have delivered hundreds of live shows, keynote presentations, training sessions and corporate entertainment productions. As a duo, Lindsay and Lee draw …

Michelle Dagnino

Generation Y Speaker | Youth Culture & Trends Expert

Michelle Dagnino is a Gen-Y innovator, speaker, writer, lawyer and social entrepreneur as well as an high-respected expert on youth culture and Generation Y engagement. She has spoken to thousands of people around the world from students to educators, from …

Dr. Mark DeVolder

Speaker on Change, Employee Engagement, Leadership; Top 5 Speaker 2018

Energetic and inspiring change management expert, Speaker Dr. Mark DeVolder, C.S.P. has equipped and motivated some of the most successful organizations in the world, including NASA, PepsiCo, Suncor Energy, Siemens, Medtronic, Boehringer Ingelheim, RE/MAX, BD Medical, IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers.Dr. DeVolder …

Arlene Dickinson

Former "Dragon" on Dragon's Den | General Partner, District Ventures Capital

"The purpose of marketing is to deliver results," says Arlene Dickinson, former CBC "dragon" and one of Canada's most successful communications entrepreneurs. Whether explaining how to leverage marketing in even the toughest of economic times, sharing backstage stories from "The …

Dr. Linda Duxbury

Human Resources & Work-Life Balance

With Canadian corporations losing over $4 billion a year to absenteeism, the satisfaction and well-being of employees cannot be overlooked. Dr. Linda Duxbury is Canada’s most accomplished researcher, writer, and speaker on work–life balance. She has contributed to numerous comprehensive …

Ryan Estis

Business Performance Expert

Speaker Ryan Estis has more than 20 years of experience as a top-performing sales professional and leader. As the former chief strategy officer for the McCann Worldgroup advertising agency NAS, he brings a fresh perspective to business events. Known for …

Steve Farber

Extreme Leadership & Business Motivational Expert

Speaker Steve Farber redefines what it means to lead and make a difference in the business world and beyond. The bestselling author of one of the “100 Best Business Books of All Time” and an accomplished senior level leadership consultant, …

Molly Fletcher

CEO, Business Author, Former Sports Agent

Molly Fletcher is a trailblazer in every sense of the word. She is a rare talent of business wisdom, relationship brilliance, and unwavering optimism. As the former president of client representation for sports and entertainment agency CSE, she was hailed …

Vinh Giang

Communication & Influential-Persuasion Expert; Magician; Entrepreneur

In his inspiring speaking presentations, Vinh Giang seamlessly integrates storytelling and magic to motivate audiences to embrace change and see the “possible in the impossible.” Drawing parallels between the world of business and magic, Vinh Giang energizes audiences with astonishing …

Steve Gilliland

Leadership, Movitvational Speaker & Performance Speaker

Speaker Steve Gilliland a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, is North America's Most Award-Winning Speaker and one of the top-rated speakers in the world. Gilliland's motto is: "If you take care of people, the business will follow." Implementing …

Kevin Graff

Retail Performance & Consumer Trends Expert

How much in potential sales is walking out your door every day, untapped? Internationally recognized retail authority Kevin Graff has spent more than 20 years working with leaders to maximize sales and drive revenue “over the top.” Focussing on improved …

Kit Grant

Sales & Service, Customer Loyalty, Leadership

Who do you call when you want to strengthen relationships among your staff, clients, or customers? Kit Grant. For 35 years, Kit has provided audiences with the necessary tools and techniques that improve teamwork and produce greater productivity and profit. …

Jeff Havens

Uncrapify Your Life! Because Improving Your Business Doesn't have to be Boring!!!! Communications, Customer Service & Leadership

Without a doubt, Jeff Havens offers one of the most unique and entertaining presentations in North America today. His original, informative, hilarious, and powerful approach has transformed the way business people approach the idea of personal and professional growth. In the …

Cameron Herold

Former COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?; Author of Double Double

Cameron Herold is known around the world as “The Business Growth Guru.” He is the mastermind behind hundreds of companies’ exponential growth, helping to guide organizations to double their profit and double their revenue in just three years or less. …

General Rick Hillier

Former Chief of the Defence Staff, Canadian Forces

Leadership requirements on the front lines of business are not so different than those on the front lines of combat, says speaker  General (Retired) Rick Hillier. Each position requires a strong and sound vision to lead a united and skilled …

Michael Hyatt

Leadership | Change | Technology & Innovation Visionary

Speaker Michael Hyatt became a self-made millionaire by building two highly successful tech firms that he sold for $500 million dollars. Today, Michael ranks as one of Canada’s top entrepreneurs, and was a celebrated “Dragon” on CBC’s online sensation Next …

Shama Hyder

Award-winning Entrepreneur; Social Media Marketing Expert

Speaker Shama Hyder is a visionary business strategist for the digital age, and one of the most sought after keynote speakers today. As the CEO of the award-winning Marketing Zen Group, an integrated online marketing and digital PR firm, she’s …

Walter Isaacson

Bestselling Biographer & President of the Aspen Institute

Walter Isaacson is the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute. He has been the Chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine. Isaacson’s most recent biography, Leonardo da Vinci (Oct. 2017), offers new discoveries about Leonardo’s …

Neen James

Sales, Leadership & Productivity Expert

Today’s leaders and team members live, work, and breathe in a whirlwind 24/7 cycle of commitments, distractions, data, and deadlines, causing them to feel stressed, overwhelmed, and out of control. Productivity, sales, and leadership expert Neen James’ high-energy, content-rich presentations …

Jason Jennings

Speaker on Business Leadership, Growth & Innovation, Bestselling Author

Jason Jennings has spent twenty years founding and leading successful businesses, teaching them how to achieve their full economic potential. A bestselling author, with titles that include It's Not The Big That Eat the Small: It's The Fast That Eat …

Chalene Johnson

Lifestyle Coach, Entrepreneur & Nutritional Expert

Motivational speaker, New York Times Best Selling author, and fitness celebrity Chalene Johnson is the #1 female in direct marketing. The first female to host two #1 infomercials, Chalene has sold over 10 million DVDs. The former CEO of Powder …

Dr. Ivan Joseph

Award Winning Performance Coach; Leadership & Cultural Transformation Expert

Dr. Ivan Joseph wants you and your team to succeed — and he knows how you can do it. An award-winning coach, educator and, leader, Ivan has spent his career leading cultural transformation, helping people believe in themselves, and creating …

Katty Kay

BBC World News America; Co-author, Womenomics & The Confdience Code

Katty Kay is the lead anchor for BBC’s World News America where she covers the full gamut of American and global affairs―reporting on US elections, the White House, Congress, Wall Street, global economies, and world trouble spots. Kay also frequently …

Michael Kerr

Award-winning Humourist, Motivational Speaker and Workplace Energizer

Michael Kerr, Speaker, CSP is one of North America's leading authorities on fostering innovative and inspiring workplace cultures. His presentations - known for introducing practical ideas that audiences can put to work immediately — are delivered in a truly unforgettable …

Craig Kielburger

Activist; Co-Founder of We Charity (Formerly Free The Children & Me to We)

Craig Kielburger is a New York Times bestselling author, syndicated columnist read by millions, and social entrepreneur who co-founded the WE movement with the mission to make “doing good, doable”. [morelink] Over the past two decades, Craig, along with his co-founder …

Marc Kielburger

Activist; Co-Founder of We Charity (Formerly Free The Children & Me to We)

Marc Kielburger is a New York Times bestselling author and social entrepreneur who co-founded the WE movement with the mission to make “doing good, doable”. Over the past two decades, Marc, along with his co-founder and brother Craig Kielburger, has grown …

Stuart Knight

Expert Communicator, Thought Leader, Disruptor, Visionary

Stuart Knight helps the world’s biggest companies reach new levels of success. An award-winning entrepreneur, communications expert, and critically acclaimed author, Stuart’s clients are the “who’s who” of business — from Nike and Telus, to Kraft and BMO — with …

Adam Kreek

Gold Medal Olympic Rower | Journalist, CBC Sports

Speaker Adam Kreek is an expert in high performance. An Olympic gold-medal winning rower who was named Athlete Leader of the Year in 2010, Adam seeks to help organizations build stronger teams, create and manage success while overcoming failure, and …

Polly LaBarre

Leadership Speaker, Founding Member, Fast Company Magazine

Polly LaBarre has worked for nearly 20 years to embolden and equip leaders in every realm to help make their organizations more resilient, innovative, inspiring, and accountable. A rigorous thinker, energetic storyteller, and tireless explorer of the frontiers of the …

Dr. Janet Lapp

Speaker on Adapting to, Embracing & Thriving on Change; Leading at the Edge

Dr. Janet Lapp delivers a powerful message: change is not a force to be feared but an opportunity to be seized. With humour and finesse, she confronts her audiences with the truth of what they need to do – and …

Karina LeBlanc

Motivational Speaker; Olympian - Canadian Womens Soccer; Unicef Ambassador

Motivational Speaker KARINA LEBLANC is also a UNICEF ambassador,  broadcaster, on-air personality, host and emcee. A recently retired Olympic and professional athlete who has had the honour of being the longest serving soccer player for Canada, she played for nearly …

Peter Legge

Award Winning Business & Motivational Speaker

Award-winning motivational and business speaker Peter Legge shows audiences how to take control of even the most challenging situations to rise to the top and achieve success. Famed for his ability to inspire healthy, productive habits and a winning attitude, …

Trevor Linden

Former NHL All-Star; President of Hockey Operations, Vancouver Canucks

Trevor Linden, Former NHL All-Star and Olympian, President of Hockey Operations, Vancouver Canucks is one of the most celebrated hockey players of all time. Widely respected in both the business and philanthropic worlds, Trevor’s speeches stress the importance of diplomatic leadership, …

Josh Linkner

Award-Winning Entrepreneur & Creativity Expert

Josh Linkner personifies innovation, entrepreneurship, and breakthrough disruption. Beginning his career as a jazz guitarist, Josh has now been the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of more than $200 million. Through his …

Mike Lipkin

World-Renowned Motivator & Communications Speaker

Speaker Mike Lipkin brings out the best in leaders and employees around the world. The founder and president of Environics/Lipkin, a global research and motivation company, and the author of numerous bestselling books, he combines Environics’ trademark “social values research” …

Doug Lipp

The Magic of Disney; Creating Exceptional Customer Experiences

Candid, passionate, relevant — Doug Lipp is on a mission to help organizations strengthen their corporate culture, boost business performance, and, unapologetically, have fun while doing it! Lipp is the former head of training at the legendary Disney University, and …

Dr. Joe MacInnis

Renowned Oceanic Explorer | Leadership & Teamwork Expert

Some people are born leaders. The rest of us find ourselves in positions where leadership is required. Self-described as an “accidental leader,” Dr. Joe MacInnis has led or participated in more than fifty of the world’s most important expeditions and …

Tod Maffin

Digital Technology & Marketing Expert | Mental Health in the Workplace

Even at seven o’clock in the morning, technology speaker Tod Maffin’s upbeat and enlightening presentations on digital technology and marketing bring audiences to their feet. Recognized as a thought leader in online business innovation and strategy, he sheds light on …

Nicole Malachowski

First Female Thunderbird Pilot, Combat Veteran, Fighter Squadron Commander, White House Fellow & Adviser

A 21-year veteran of the United States Air Force, Colonel Nicole Malachowski (USAF, Ret.) wanted to fly military jets from the moment she saw them at her first air show when she was five years old. She achieved that goal …

Kelly McDonald

Diversity, Multicultural Marketing & Consumer Trends Expert

From ethnicity to social class to generational differences, today’s society is increasingly diverse. Kelly McDonald, considered one of the world’s top experts in multicultural marketing and consumer trends, shows audiences why diversity is a business opportunity, and explains how better …

Sarah McVanel

Employee Recognition Expert

Sarah McVanel, CSP (certified speaking professional) is passionate about guiding people to discover their own greatness, and recognize the greatness in others. In her curated, customized talks, she offers the evidence that backs up how recognizing greatness is a fundamental …

Manjit Minhas

Celebrated Entrepreneur | "Dragon" on CBC's Dragons Den

A formidable speaker, Manjit Minhas is an entrepreneur and judge on CBC’s Dragons’ Den who shares business lessons with equal parts force and finesse. Minhas runs a $155 million brewery—the 10th largest worldwide—that she helped build from scratch. Her unprecedented …

Neil Pasricha

Happiness Expert & Bestselling Author of The Book of Awesome

A Harvard MBA, New York Times bestselling author, award-winning blogger, and one of the most popular TED speakers in the world, Neil Pasricha is “a pied piper of happiness” who dazzles audiences with ideas that skyrocket happiness into the stratosphere. …

Vince Poscente

Leadership Speaker; Olympic Keynote Speaker; Business Strategist

Speaker Vince Poscente, New York Times Best Selling Author, Business Consultant and Olympian engages leaders and boosts productivity. As an entertaining and award-winning speaker Vince Poscente is the cure for a lack of motivation, the antidote to stop procrastination and the …

Cheryl Pounder

Gold Medal Champion, Women's Olympic Hockey

It’s always about the journey. That’s the message women’s hockey champion Cheryl Pounder seeks to instill in every audience she speaks to. Believing that learning from our successes, as well as our failures, is the key to staying on the …

Kelsey Ramsden

Award-winning Entrepreneur & Business Powerhouse, Disrupting the Status Quo

Kelsey Ramsden was Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneur ranked #1 by Profit and Chatelaine Magazines in 2012 & 2013.  She is also a bonafide business acrobat, internationally recognized speaker, Richard Branson Centre Mentor, Contributor to the Huffington Post & Entrepreneur Magazine. She’s …

Michelle Ray

Inspiring People & Organizations to Succeed & Take the Lead

As an award-winning motivational keynote speaker, Michelle Ray delivers powerful messages on leadership, accountability and engagement. Discover your highest potential through Michelle’s compelling presentations, coaching and workshops. A dynamic motivational speaker, Michelle goes one step further to understand your unique …

Mel Robbins

Best-Selling Author, Award-Winning CNN Commentator, Speaker, Influencer

In her globally acclaimed TEDx talk, Mel Robbins wowed the world with the science-backed secret to change: The 5 Second Rule. Over 12 million views later, the 5 Second Rule has become a bestselling book and a life-changing movement that …

Joe Roberts

From Skid Row to CEO

Speaker Joe Roberts is an inspirational example of overcoming adversity and managing change. In 1989 he was living under a bridge as a homeless skid row street person. Today he is an author, CEO and internationally sought after professional speaker …

Dave Sanderson

Inspirational Survivor of the Miracle on the Hudson

On January 15, 2009, returning home from a routine business trip, Dave Sanderson survived “The Miracle on the Hudson.” When a bird strike hit US Airways Flight 1549, there was no choice for the crew but to ditch the plane …

Sebastien Sasseville

Endurance Athlete | Change Management & Leadership Expert | Author

Sebastien Sasseville empowers leaders to lead with purpose and inspires organizations to embrace change. An endurance athlete, his extraordinary accomplishments — which include summiting Mount Everest, completing the mythical Sahara race, and running across Canada — are made even more …

Derek Selinger

Illusionist, Mind Reader & Conference Speaker

When was the last time you sat on the edge of your seat, fully engaged, eyes wide open in amazement? Illusionist and mind reader Derek Selinger will have you captivated and spellbound from the moment he steps on the stage …

Dr. Marla Shapiro

Medical Contributor to CTV's Canada AM & CTV News

Dr. Marla Shapiro brings the latest medical news and health stories to viewers every week as the medical contributor to CTV’s Canada AM and CTV News. A warm and compelling speaker, she brings this same focus to her on-stage presentations, …

Jade Simmons

Speaker; Transformative Leadership Expert; Motivational Pianist

How do you get to be named Classical Music’s “No.1 Maverick?” By repeatedly defying expectations, delivering riveting performances, and combining passion and innovation at every turn. Called a “musical force of nature”, Jade Simmons is one of the most versatile …

Dennis Snow

Creating Magical Customer Experiences, Sales & Service Excellence

Happy customers make for healthy bottom lines. If you want to build a customer service culture that gets real results, you need the reliable, proven guidance of Speaker Dennis Snow. Drawing on the expertise he honed as a customer service …

Bill Taylor

Entrepreneur & Co-Founder, Fast Company; Best-selling Author
Helping Organizations & Leaders navigate disruption & change

Bill Taylor shows business leaders a path forward from now to what’s next in a world filled with non-stop disruption. A spirited and hard-charging entrepreneur, Taylor co-founded Fast Company, easily the most influential magazine on business and innovation in the …

Randy Taylor

Speaker, Expert In Leadership & Human Potential

Randy Taylor is an inspiration in the world of personal growth, sales, service and leadership speaking. Having escaped poverty, his parents' alcoholism, and life on the streets, he was able to reach the very top in Canadian broadcasting in both …

Jack Uldrich

Speaker, Futurist & Best-Selling Author

Acclaimed global futurist, best-selling author and speaker Jack Uldrich is frequently asked, “What will the future look like?” His response is, “Predictably unpredictable.” So how can you prepare for the unpredictable? The answer will surprise you. The key is embracing …

Michael Vickers

Sales & Marketing Motivator, Customer Service & Customer Loyalty Expert

Michael Vickers inspires enduring success - ultimately, redefining what is possible for today’s sales professionals, leaders, and managers. His sessions are educational and entertaining, filled with useful and hilarious stories. While teaching compelling sales techniques, he shows organizations and audiences …

Mike Walsh

Futurist & Authority on Digital Trends in Emerging Markets

As the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing companies for the 21st century, Mike Walsh prepares business leaders for what’s next. A leading authority on the intersection of emerging technologies, consumer behavior, and fast growth markets, Mike expertly …

Ryan Walter

Former NHL Player, Leadership, Team Work & Peak Performance Speaker

As an inspirational and content-rich Keynote Speaker, Ryan Walter draws directly from his Stanley Cup winning 15 seasons as an NHL player, subsequent broadcasting career, diverse business accomplishments, and NHL coaching experience to share the success strategies that must be …

Bill Walton

Basketball Legend; Broadcaster; Humanitarian

Bill Walton has a passion - for his work, for family and friends, for music, for life, and for greatness! Bill brings his out-sized passion to the stage and inspires audiences with tales from an improbable life in sport and …

Hayley Wickenheiser

Olympic Gold Medalist | Canadian Women’s Hockey Team | Author

Speaker Hayley Wickenheiser is considered one of the best female hockey players in the world. Seven world championships, six Olympic appearances, five Olympic medals — she is a titan of sport and a leader both on and off the ice. …

Bob Woodward

Legendary Two-Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist & Author, Associate Editor The Washington Post

Former CIA director and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates wished he’d recruited Bob Woodward into the CIA. A journalistic icon who gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein broke the deeply disturbing news of the Watergate scandal, today Woodward …

Kit Worzel

Futurist: Artificial Intelligence | Technology | Science

Kit Worzel is a dynamic young futurist with a focus on science and technology. His experience in the field, both at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University of Guelph have given him strong insight into trends in science, and …

Denise Lee Yohn

Brand-building Speaker & Expert; Author of What Great Brands Do

Now more than ever, business leaders are looking for fresh ideas, new understanding, and actionable insights to jumpstart their business. Speaker Denise Lee Yohn inspires, informs, and instructs them with a completely different way of thinking about their business. Blending …


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