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Jim-Abbott

Abbott, Jim - Motivational Speaker & One-handed famed professional baseball pitcher
Jim Abbott was a famed one handed major league baseball player, who overcame a birth defect of only one hand became an amazing pro pitcher and ball player. Through stories, anecdotes, jokes, some self...

Mike-Abrashoff

Abrashoff, Mike - Team member engagement, organizational transformation and exceptional leadership.
Mike Abrashoff Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship At the age of 36, the Navy selected Mike Abrashoff to become Commander of USS Benfold – at the time, the most jun...

Jeff-Adams

Adams, Jeff - Two-time Olympian, Four-time Paralympian
Jeff Adams is a two-time Olympian, four-time Paralympian, six-time World Champion and prior World Record holder in the 1500m men's wheelchair event. For the past eight years, Jeff Adams has spoken ...

Kate-Adamson

Adamson, Kate - Paralyzed but not Powerless, stroke survivor
Against one-in-a-million odds, Kate Adamson overcame total paralysis from a devastating double brainstem stroke. Locked inside her body, she communicated by blinking. Kate could think. And she could b...

Troy-Aikman

Aikman, Troy - Motivational Speaker & NFL Hall of Famer & FOX Analyst
One of the most popular players in NFL history, Troy Aikman has been extraordinarily successful throughout his entire life. A collegiate All-American, NFL All-Pro, Super Bowl MVP, NFL Man of the Year ...

Tony-Alessandra

Alessandra, Tony - Authority on Sales and Marketing, Building Customer Loyalty
Dr. Tony Alessandra has a street-wise, college-smart perspective on business, having been raised in the housing projects of NYC to eventually realizing success as a graduate professor of marketing, en...

Stacy-Allison

Allison, Stacy - First American Woman to Summit Everest
Stacy Allison brings a vast range of experiences and knowledge to her energetic and dynamic presentations. Stacy is best known as the First American woman to summit Mt. Everest. She is also president...

John-Amatt

Amatt, John - Mountain Climber Motivational Speaker, known as "The World’s Best Adventure Speaker”.
John Amatt is Founder & President of One Step Beyond WorldWide, an innovative educational and motivational company, whose mission is to encourage people to push beyond their self-imposed limitatio...

Colin & Julie-Angus

Angus, Colin & Julie - National Geographic Adventurers Of The Year, Best Selling Authors, Innovative Boat Designers
Julie and Colin met while waiting for a bus in 2003, and since then have combined their passion of exploring the world and documenting their adventures. They jointly received National Geographic&rsquo...

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Spencer-Beach

Beach, Spencer - Survived third and fourth degree burns to 90 percent of his body
Every day we wake up and live our lives following the same routine. We get up at the same time, eat the same breakfast and kiss our spouses goodbye as we leave for work. On our way, we fill our lives ...

Theresa-Behenna

Behenna, Theresa - Motivational Speaker, World Class Pianist, Funny
Australian born Theresa Behenna is an award winning speaker, emcee, internationally acclaimed piano entertainer, author, recording artist and totally unrelated to Olivia Newton John. Laid off from her...

Zach-Bell

Bell, Zach - Olympian
Growing up in the Yukon, Zach developed a larger-than-life love for his surroundings and spent his youth discovering outdoor sports under the beautiful northern lights. Recruited by the University ...

David-Ben

Ben, David - Corporate Entertainer & Innovation Speaker
David Ben is unlike any magician you have seen before. He has a BA from the University of Toronto, a law degree from The London School of Economics, and as a former tax lawyer, he cannot help but thin...

Johnny-Bench

Bench, Johnny - Motivational Speaker & Hall of Fame Baseball Catcher
Johnny's childhood dream was to become a major league baseball player and his father counseled, that the position of catcher was the most direct route to that goal. Taking that advice, he was selected...

Robyn-Benincasa

Benincasa, Robyn - World Champion Eco-Challenge Adventure Racer, CNN Hero, New York Times Bestselling Author
Robyn Benincasa can help your team Win as One in times of great challenge through her keynotes and teambuilding adventures. Learn all of the teambuilding and leadership skills that Robyn and her team...

Cheryl-Bernard

Bernard, Cheryl - Canadian Olympic Curler
At the age of 23, Cheryl Bernard started an insurance brokerage and propelled the agency to six million dollars in sales in just eleven years. At the age of 43, she helped Canada win a silver medal in...

Kivi-Bernhard

Bernhard, Kivi - Author of Leopardology, Critical Business Thinking & Strategy
Taking the professional speakers circuit by storm, Kivi Bernhard has been requested to keynote audiences from the Bahamas to Bangkok. Described by a leading international speaker bureau as “one ...

Rod-Black

Black, Rod - Canadian Sportscaster
Rod Black's knowledge, versatility and enthusiasm have earned him a reputation as one of Canada's most recognized and distinguished sportscasters. In his 24 years as a sports journalist, Rod Black h...

Bonnie-Blair

Blair, Bonnie - Olympic Gold Medalist - Success under Pressure
Success under pressure is the measure of a true champion. There are numerous winners in the world of sports but the celebrated athletes are the few who meet the challenge of pressure time after time. ...

Walter-Bond

Bond, Walter - A reserve throughout his college basketball career Bond miraculously enjoyed an eight year NBA career
For nearly two decades, Walter Bond has been the premiere expert on peak performance. Walter's mastery in two different global industries has made him an authority on peak performance. Walter has deli...

Dr. Roberta-Bondar

Bondar, Dr. Roberta - Motivational Speaker & Canada's First Female Astronaut
An electrifying speaker with groundbreaking insights on innovation, discovery, leadership and high-performance thinking, Dr. Roberta Bondar has been inspiring audiences for more than a decade as one o...

Dr. Nate-Booth

Booth, Dr. Nate - Author of Tiger Traits and The Diamond Touch
Change, Leadership, Sales Dr. Nate Booth discovers the beliefs and strategies of the nation’s most successful companies and business people. He then creates keynote presentations, seminars an...

Andrew-Brash

Brash, Andrew - Calgary Climber and Author of 200 Metres From Everest’s Summit, Canadian Halts Climb to Rescue Man
Andrew Brash is a Calgary climber and teacher who has been chasing his climbing dreams for over 20 years in many of the most impressive mountain environments in the world, including Tibet, China, Paki...

Deanna-Brasseur

Brasseur, Deanna - Motivational Speaker & Former Combat Pilot
WORLD FIRST! From office clerk to combat pilot, Major Deanna Brasseur's career in the Canadian Forces has been both historic and unique. Truly an international aviation pioneer, Deanna Brasseur was on...

Mike-Brey

Brey, Mike - Head Basketball Coach Notre Dame - Teamwork, dedication to excellence and accountability
When he was named the men's basketball coach at the University of Notre Dame in July of 2000, he had one distinct goal -- to lead the resurgence of an Irish basketball program that had fallen on tough...

Joan-Brock

Brock, Joan - Inspirational Speaker on Courage, Perseverance & Acceptance
Joan Brock is an extraordinary woman, author and speaker! She has transformed adversity into challenge, and frustration into opportunity. When Joan Brock spoke at the Million Dollar Round Table, he...

Shelly-Ann-Brown

Brown, Shelly-Ann - Silver Medal Olympian 2010 - Canadian Olympian Speaker
Shelley-Ann Brown is a native of Pickering, Ontario Canada. She has been a high level competitor in Track and Field for many years. As passionate about education as she is about sports, Shelley-Ann co...

Larry-Brudnicki

Brudnicki, Larry - Performed two dramatic rescues during the Perfect Storm - Courage under Pressure
In Today’s Battle of Business, You Need a Commander To Lead You to Victory His experience as the real-life Captain of the Coast Guard ship that performed two dramatic rescues during the Perf...

Joe-Buck

Buck, Joe - Number One FOX Sports Broadcaster
Joe Buck has earned the distinction as one of sports' premier play-by-play broadcasters, as evidenced by his four Emmy Award wins in 1999 and 2001-2003. Buck currently handles lead play-by-play duties...

Scott-Burrows

Burrows, Scott - Equipping Leaders to Standup to their Challenges & Opportunities!
Early in Scott’s life he played wide receiver at Florida State University under coach Bobby Bowden and was a top-ranked kick-boxing champion having his last fight broadcast by ESPN. But on Novem...

Janice -Butler

Butler, Janice - Be energized, Enjoy what you do!
Like an inspiring breeze, Janice Butler, entertains and grabs the attention of her audience by her amazing storytelling ability that keeps them on the edge of their seat! Her enthusiasm is contagious...

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Anthony-Calvillo

Calvillo, Anthony - Canadian Football League Legend, leading passer in the game of professional football
Anthony Calvillo is a retired Canadian Football League quarterback, and all-time professional football passing yards leader and first in all-time CFL passing yards. In his career, he has passed for ov...

Dave-Carey

Carey, Dave - POW Uses The Power Of The Human Spirit To Triumph Over Adversity
Dave Carey is an acclaimed motivational speaker, consultant, coach, and author aiming to bring joy, hope, wisdom, and encouragement to all with whom he has contact. Dave Carey draws from his experi...

Candace -Carnahan

Carnahan, Candace - Shifting Attitudes, Reducing Workplace Accidents & Injuries
Lauded as one of the “Faces of the Future” by MacLean’s magazine, Candace Carnahan uses her unique life lessons to inspire us to dismantle the roadblocks that hinder efficiency, whil...

Bill-Carr

Carr, Bill - Creating Your Future with a Positive Approach to Change
Everyone knows about change. They know it is the only constant. They may even know ways of coping with it. But it is still exhausting and unless properly handled can cause major fatigue in people a...

Christine-Cashen

Cashen, Christine - Get what you want with what you've got!
Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the ride. Christine Cashen delivers a fast –paced, hilarious program with useful content that makes her a sought after speaker worldwide. For more than 10 years,...

John-Cassis

Cassis, John - Former Pro Baseball Player speaks on Change, Motivation & Leadership
Fun. Uplifting. Down-to-earth. That’s how audiences describe John Cassis. A rare blend of humor, entertainment and content. As one of the most requested speakers in America, John Cassis kno...

Dan-Clark

Clark, Dan - Transform Success into Significance. Expert in Leadership, Team Building & Peak Performance & Safety
Hall of Fame Speaker, NY Times Best Selling Author and Master Motivator will teach you how to transform Success into Significance. Expert in Leadership, Team Building and Peak Performance and Safet...

Bill-Clement

Clement, Bill - Two-time Stanley Cup Champion and analyst for ESPN
Bill Clement is a critically acclaimed speaker, actor, entrepreneur and broadcaster. He has experienced being the best and being a champion, but also knows what it means to have to start building succ...

Barb-Clemes

Clemes, Barb - First Canadian Women's Team to Successfully Climb Mt. McKinley
Barb was a member of the first Canadian women's team to successfully climb North America's highest peak, Mt. McKinley. (Denali) Barb and partner Ann Campbell of Scotland, did the first female ascents ...

Michael Pinball-Clemons

Clemons, Michael Pinball - Former Canadian Football League Player and Toronto Argonaut Coach
Michael Pinball Clemons Born and raised in Florida, this William & Mary economics graduate began his career in the Canadian Football League in 1989, after a brief stint in the National Football...

Tim-Clue

Clue, Tim - The Unlikely Teacher - Award Winning Educator & Comedian
Hailing from a small town outside Chicago (and now making his home in the Windy City with his wife and daughter), Tim has brought to bear all his experiences from his years as an award-winning educato...

Ryan-Cochrane

Cochrane, Ryan - 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist
Swimming – Targeting 2012 2008 Olympic Bronze Medal – 1500m Freestyle 2009 Omega Swimmer of the Year 2009 World Championships, Rome - 800m Bronze and 1500m Silver 2008 CN Swimming Tria...

Captain Gerald-Coffee

Coffee, Captain Gerald - Vietnam POW Survivor
Captain Coffee brings to the platform a wealth of life experiences like no other speaker, especially in the challenging circumstances of today. He is a highly decorated military officer: 28 years a...

Dan-Comiskey

Comiskey, Dan - Teaches us the importance of safety rules, safety communication & the importance of attention to Safety in the Workplace.
Dan played football in the Canadian Football League for 13 years, where he was coached by over 40 different professional coaches. All of these coaches were behavior change specialists, and helped Dan ...

Jim-Craig

Craig, Jim - Inspiration Driven Leaders & Sales Development
Since 1980, Jim Craig has been synonymous with Gold Medal success. Most people know him for his success on the ice in Lake Placid, but Jim’s success in the business world over the last 30+ years...

Cheryl-Cran

Cran, Cheryl - Cheryl Cran believes that everyone is a leader AND the future of work requires leaders just like you!
Cheryl is honored to work with and for global brands such as AT&T, Kaiser Permanente, Gartner, TEDX, Bell, Mass Mutual, Manulife, and more. She also works with small to midsized firms including pr...

Charmaine-Crooks

Crooks, Charmaine - Five Time Olympian
Charmaine Crooks, C.M., is a Member of the Order of Canada, a Five-Time Olympian, Olympic silver medalist and was the Flag Bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Summer Games. She is Pr...

Larry-Csonka

Csonka, Larry - Former NFL Running Back Great
Larry Csonka and power running became synonymous in the NFL of the 1970's. As a player with the powerhouse Miami Dolphins he charged so tenaciously through defenses that his name became a household wo...

Hugh-Culver

Culver, Hugh - Inspired Leadership at Work
Highly sought after keynote speaker and corporate trainer, Hugh Culver, MBA is an Ironman Competitor, Mountain Climber, 10 time Marathoner and successful businessman. His powerful keynote presentatio...

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Derek-Daly

Daly, Derek - How fast can you get fast?
Formula 1 and Indy Driver, Master of Fast, Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author, Professional Speaker, International Racing Champion Irish driving legend Derek Daly is the epitome of the Complete Ch...

Peter-Davison

Davison, Peter - Deepening employee engagement and promoting productive attitudes to maximize the culture of human potential.
Peter Davison is an International motivational speaker, training leader and author. Peter Davison has a mission: to help people eliminate the ‘stinking thinking’ that prevents them bein...

Dr. Elaine-Dembe

Dembe, Dr. Elaine - Authority on Stress, Resiliency
Dr. Elaine Dembe is a compelling speaker, Elaine brings clarity to confusing times. Dr. Elaine Dembe is one of Canada's outstanding authorities on stress resiliency, longevity and motivation. Known as...

Dr. Mark-DeVolder

DeVolder, Dr. Mark - The Change Specialist - recognized as one of today's original thinkers and motivators on transition.
Dr. Mark DeVolder The Transition Specialist An expert in the dynamics of organizational change, Mark DeVolder reveals why 70 percent of all change initiatives fail to achieve their stated goals...

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Mark-Eaton

Eaton, Mark - Sure-fire Strategies to Get your Team into Action and Achieve Breakthrough Results
Start Playing a Bigger Game... Tens of thousands of people have had their lives transformed through hearing Mark Eaton's astounding story of triumph and record breaking success. Mark is a busines...

Linda-Edgecombe

Edgecombe, Linda - Re-invention Strategist, Motivational Coach and Engagement Expert
Linda Edgecombe is a Re-invention Strategist, motivational coach and engagement expert. She offers insightful, amusing, and practical advice on building a creative, energetic, and engaged team in thes...

Chip-Eichelberger

Eichelberger, Chip - Sales Motivational Speaker, sales manager with Anthony Robbins for 5 years
Chip Eichelberger, CSP will be THE energy source for your event! Formerly Tony Robbins international point man, Chip is a proven pro that will do the homework necessary to customize his message with y...

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John-Foppe

Foppe, John - Author, Visionary born without arms
Born without arms, John Foppe understands firsthand the difficult gaps between envisioning an outcome and achieving it. He once led a miserable, dependent, and limited existence. At ten-years-old, for...

Kerry-Fraser

Fraser, Kerry - Hockey Analyst and Former National Hockey League Referee
Kerry Fraser is an analyst for the NHL on TSN and That's Hockey 2Nite on TSN2. As one of the league's most recognizable senior referees, he's worked 1,904 NHL regular season games and 261 playoff game...

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Rulon-Gardner

Gardner, Rulon - Olympic Wrestler - Never Stop Pushing
A modern-day Paul Bunyan, Rulon Gardner grew up on his Mormon family's dairy farm, where unceasing chores helped him develop tremendous strength and stamina at an early age. He struggled in school d...

Mitch-Gaylord

Gaylord, Mitch - The Mindset of Excellence - Olympic Gold Medalist
Mitch Gaylord first thrilled the world in 1984 when he led the United States Olympic gymnastics team to its Gold Medal victory. In addition to being the first American Gymnast in history to score a Pe...

Yossi-Ghinsberg

Ghinsberg, Yossi - Yossi Ghinsberg breathes inspiration into people and organizations
In times of rapid change markets go through massive transition and in the process even the giants shake - some collapse. As fear and insecurity rise, times like these feel like sheer survival for man...

Duff-Gibson

Gibson, Duff - Sports Speaker and Olympic Champion
At 39, Duff captured the public’s imagination with his stirring gold medal win, becoming the oldest Olympic Champion in an individual winter sport in history and an emotional highlight of the 20...

Steve-Gilliland

Gilliland , Steve - Best selling author, If you take care of people, the business will follow.
Steve Gilliland is one of the most in-demand and top-rated speakers in the world. Recognized as a master storyteller and brilliant comedian, he can be heard daily alongside Jerry Seinfeld and Jeff Fox...

Rene-Godefroy

Godefroy, Rene - From Childhood Poverty to Motivational Speaker
Rene Godefroy has a passion for empowering others to excel and succeed. His personal story of struggle, grit and perseverance epitomize triumph and the American dream. Born in a tiny, isolated v...

Ruben-Gonzalez

Gonzalez, Ruben - Three Time Olympian - Increase Attitude & Productivity
Ruben Gonzalez is one of the most genuine, approachable people you will ever meet. He has made a difference in many people's lives but, when asked about his success, Ruben insists that he is the one...

Joe-Goodwin

Goodwin, Joe - Coach Goody from PROS vs. JOES on Spike TV
Joe Goodwin a.k.a. Coach Goody was the Runner-Up of the hit Reality TV show Pros vs. Joes “The Last Joe Standing”. 64 Joes began the competition and Joe outlasted 62 other challengers be...

Amanda-Gore

Gore, Amanda - JOY is an inside job. How to create happier, healthier more productive workplaces and people.
As a communications and performance expert, Amanda believes success in business is always about feelings – the way we feel about a product, organization or person influences how we behave and in...

Kit-Grant

Grant, Kit - Expand Your Comfort Zone, Taking Personal Responsibility
When you want your people to build stronger relationships that directly produce improved bottom-line results with increased productivity and profits, Kit Grant will provide them with the necessary t...

Bob-Gray

Gray, Bob - Shows You How to Untapp Your Memory Potential To Increase Sales in Business
Bob Gray, now a motivational keynote speaker and memory expert, discovered his first memory technique when he was seven. He was given a magic book that showed him how to remember a twenty-item list. S...

Gary-Gregor

Gregor, Gary - Winning Your Inner Game
Gary Gregor is known as the mystery man behind the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ success in winning the 1989 Grey Cup. Now he is one of the most sought–after motivational speakers by business...

Kristina-Groves

Groves, Kristina - Four-Time Olympic Medalist
A native of Ottawa, Kristina started skating when she was 11 because she wanted to distinguish herself from her ski-crazed family. Good news for Canada. Twenty-years later, in 2007-08, she pro...

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Tim-Hague Sr

Hague Sr, Tim - Winner Of The Inaugral Season Of The Amazing Race
Tim Hague Sr. overcame the odds when he went from a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease to — just three years later — becoming the inaugural winner of CTV’s The Amazing Race Canad...

Andrew-Haley

Haley, Andrew - Paralympic Swimmer and Cancer Survivor
Just like all of us, peak performance expert Andrew Haley has had his share of ups and downs. As a child Andrew had cancer twice and each time was given a 35% chance to survive. Even though he lost pa...

Charles-Hamelin

Hamelin, Charles - 2010 Olympic Champion
“These will be my Games.” After trading world titles in short track’s glamour event with Dancing with the Stars winner Apolo Anton Ohno, Charles came into Vancouver looking to win...

Francois-Hamelin

Hamelin, Francois - 2010 Olympic Champion
François, who is still in his early 20s, has trained with and competed against his older brother Charles for the past ten years. Known for his lightning speed and intelligent strategy, Fran...

Paul-Henderson

Henderson, Paul - Goal of the Century
On Sep. 28, 1972, Paul Henderson scored what is perhaps the most famous goal in international hockey history, when he slipped the puck past on Soviet goalie Vladislav Tretiak to give the Canadian team...

Carl-Hiebert

Hiebert, Carl - "The sky is not the limit... It's just the beginning"
The sky is not the limit... It's just the beginning. Carl Hiebert is an entrepreneur of life. Confined to a wheelchair since 1981, he astounded Canadians by flying his open-cockpit ultra light a...

General Rick-Hillier

Hillier , General Rick - Former Chief of the Defence Staff for Canadian Forces
Former Chief of the Defence Staff for Canadian Forces – the Canadian Forces' Highest Rank In over three decades of service to his country, General Rick Hillier has remobilized support of Cana...

Alan-Hobson

Hobson, Alan - Mt. Everest Climber, Summiteer & Two Time Cancer Survivor
Whether your organization wants to climb back from adversity or to greater heights of peak performance, Alan Hobson delivers. A two-time cancer survivor, world adventurer and bestselling author, Alan ...

Greg-Horvath

Horvath, Greg - Ordinary person achieving extraordinary results against incredible odds.
It’s not who they are that make individuals or organizations great, it is what they have overcome! One of the most effective ways to have people understand and believe this is to expose them to ...

Ben-Howland

Howland, Ben - Head Basketball Coach UCLA
Ben Howland knows how to rebuild a men's collegiate basketball program. He did it at Northern Arizona, again at Pittsburgh, and now he has done it at UCLA! After a two year hiatus, he led the Bruins...

Todd-Huston

Huston, Todd - "WORLD RECORD - Leg amputee. Only disabled person to break a world record in sports - fastest time
Todd Huston WORLD RECORD - Leg amputee. Only disabled person to break a world record in sports - fastest time climbing High Points in each state. Teaches your audience what it takes to get to the t...

Carol-Huynh

Huynh, Carol - 2008 Olympic Champion
As a high-schooler a decade ago in tiny Hazelton, B.C. where the United Church had sponsored her Chinese parents as refugees out of Vietnam, it was her older brother and sister who were always there e...

Chad-Hymas

Hymas, Chad - Transforming organizations in the areas of Teambuilding, Customer Service, & Mastering Change!
The Wall Street Journal hails Chad Hymas as one of the 10 most inspirational speakers in the world. At the age of 27, Chad Hymas' life changed instantaneously when an accident left him a quadriplegi...

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Dan-Jansen

Jansen, Dan - Four-time Olympian and Gold medalist
1994 Olympic gold medalist Dan Jansen is a symbol of strength, hard work and perseverance. He first captured the world’s attention during the 1988 Winter Olympics. Hearts went out to him when th...

Mark-Jennings-Bates

Jennings-Bates, Mark - Adventurer & Entrepreneur Speaks on Innovation
Lieutenant (P.Res) Mark Jennings-Bates brings an infectious and adventurous spirit to his talks each time he is in front of an audience. His Keynote Speaking style is inspirational and humorous. As...

Daryl-Johnston

Johnston, Daryl - NFL All-Pro and Fox Sports Net Analyst
Showing the dedication and work ethic that made him an NFL star, former Dallas Cowboy fullback Daryl Johnston is now a successful sportscaster for FOX Sports, as a member of FOX's No. 2 broadcast team...

Willie-Jolley

Jolley, Willie - Best Selling Author, Achievement & Success
There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, ...

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Brian-Keating

Keating, Brian - Wildlife Explorer and Leadership Expert
Brian Keating Head Naturalist of goingwild.org & Honourary Conservation Advisor, Calgary Zoological Society Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Calgary Brian’s p...

Michael-Kerr

Kerr, Michael - The Workplace Energizer
Michael Kerr, CSP, Speaking Hall of Fame member, is an award-winning, Certified Speaking Professional and the author of six books. He is known as one of North America’s leading authorities on ho...

Terri-Knox

Knox, Terri - Balance Inside and Out
Terri Knox has been bringing inspirational keynotes and seminars to a wide variety of clients from every sector across North America. A strong believer in positive reinforcement, Terri Knox power-pac...

Greg-Kolodziejzyk

Kolodziejzyk, Greg - Guinness Book of World Record Holder & Entrepreneur
Greg Kolodziejzyk is one of those rare speakers who has WALKED THE WALK and can definitely TALK THE TALK. When he talks about accomplishing a goal - be it financial, business, personal or physical in ...

John-Kucera

Kucera, John - Olympian and World Champion
In many ways, John Kucera is Alberta. He’s a gritty, hard-working, truck-lovin’, let-the-good-times-roll country-boy and fittingly, a founding member of the Canadian Cowboys — Can...

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Darren -Lang

Lang, Darren - Reversing The Stress Spiral
Over the past 14 years, Darren has worked with several different companies designing and conducting training sessions.Over the past six years, Darren and his wife, Darci, have operated their own corpo...

Darci-Lang

Lang, Darci - Focus on the 90%
Darci Lang has been invited to speak to numerous government departments, conferences, staff functions and development days. She shares an easy to apply message that relates to all. The message is simp...

Alvin-Law

Law, Alvin - Remarkable Motivational Speaker, Born Without Arms
Over 13,000 babies around the world were deformed in the early 1960's because of a morning sickness drug, Thalidomide. Alvin Law was born without arms after his birth mother, thinking it was completel...

Wayne-Lee

Lee, Wayne - Mental Side of Peak Performance
Empowerment speaker, author and hypnotist Wayne Lee, is an expert on the power of the mind. As a five-time Canadian amateur wrestling champion, Wayne knows that mental focus is essential in achieving ...

Peter-Legge

Legge, Peter - CEO, Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author
Peter Legge is an inspiration to anyone who meets him! Peter Legge lives his life dream as an internationally acclaimed professional speaker, and as president and CEO of the largest, independently own...

Catriona-LeMay Doan

LeMay Doan, Catriona - First individual and only female to defend a Gold Medal at any Olympic games
Catriona LeMay Doan is the fastest woman on ice. After carrying the Canadian flag into the 2002 Olympic Winter Games opening ceremonies (her fourth Olympics), Catriona defended her Olympic title with...

Eddie-Lemoine

Lemoine, Eddie - Employee Engagement Expert, Author, Corporate Trainer
Eddie LeMoine is one of the world’s most sought-after experts on changing demographics, attraction and retention, diversity and performance development. A bestselling author and international ke...

Peter C.-Lemon

Lemon, Peter C. - Serving Individuals and Organizations that Encourage Success and Inspire Their People
Peter C. Lemon is among the most dynamic public speakers of our time. An Ambassador of courage, determination and triumph, he profoundly enriches the lives of others. Peter C. Lemon is the only...

Dean-Lindsay

Lindsay, Dean - Empowering Progress in Sales, Service & Workplace Performance
Author & Business Keynote Speaker Dean Lindsay Author of The Progress Challenge and Cracking the Networking CODE An authority on harnessing human potential and creating authentic business gr...

Brad-Livingston

Livingston, Brad - Safety Speaker Just a second ago - Over came a 5% chance of survival
Brad Livingston has survived what very few others have, if any. He was not in just one explosion. He was involved, directly involved, in two back-to-back explosions!! Given a 5% chance of survival, ...

Carey -Lohrenz

Lohrenz, Carey - First Female F-14 Fighter Pilot in NA, Learn what it takes to be on the Leading Edge and improve performance
Carey Lohrenz knows what it takes to win in one of the highest pressure, extreme environments imaginable: in the cockpit at Mach 2. As the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, h...

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Warren-MacDonald

MacDonald, Warren - Finding Opportunity in Adversity
In these challenging times, having a crisis management plan is essential to your survival. The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has made one thing perfectly clear: Preparation is key. As part of that pre...

Craig-MacFarlane

MacFarlane, Craig - The World's Greatest Blind Athlete
Craig MacFarlane is known as a dynamic Inspirational speaker. His skills, charismatic personality and enthusiasm have brought audiences to their feet in 18 countries, Craig MacFarlane has logged over ...

Mike-Mandel

Mandel, Mike - Expert in the Art of Communication, Motivation, Influence and Creativity
Dr. Mike Mandel is a uniquely qualified expert in the art and science of influential communication. An enlivening and provocative keynote speaker, he is known for being simultaneously fascinating and ...

Brad -Marsh

Marsh , Brad - Former NHLer and entrepreneur
Brad Marsh leads. And from the very beginning, people have recognized this strength. Drawing on his unique experiences as a Captain in the NHL, a business owner, an elite athlete, and an entrepren...

Joan-McCusker

McCusker, Joan - Olympic Curling Gold Medallist
Joan McCusker believes it is ordinary people who do extraordinary things. Through her experiences as a teacher, mom, world champion curler, Olympic Gold Medallist and CBC Commentator, Joan has collect...

Shannon-Miller

Miller, Shannon - Internationally Renowned Coach
Shannon Miller, the 2003 AHCA Coach of the Year, is internationally renowned coach, who led the University of Minnesota Duluth women's hockey team to three consecutive NCAA Championship titles (2001, ...

LuAn-Mitchell-Halter

Mitchell-Halter, LuAn - One of the 40 Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World
From America to Australia and Madrid to Mexico, inspired audiences are leaping to their feet after hearing international motivational speaker LuAn Mitchell-Halter's message of genuine hope, unwavering...

Jon-Montgomery

Montgomery, Jon - 2010 Olympic Champion & Skeleton Canada's Celebrity Auctioneer
Jon Montgomery’s life has been a whirlwind since his Olympic win in skeleton, his big-time podium moment to get the gold medal, and his now-famous victory walk through Whistler Village. But J...

Warren-Moon

Moon, Warren - NFL Hall of Famer
One of the greatest players in professional football history, Warren Moon ranks among the top all-time in nearly every offensive statistical category for quarterbacks. Not including his first six seas...

Jim-Morris

Morris, Jim - Never Give Up On A Dream - The Inspiration for the Movie, “The Rookie.”
Jim “The Rookie” Morris’ inspirational and transformational message about following your dreams and having a game plan for success connects with audiences, young and old, male and fe...

Denny-Morrison

Morrison, Denny - 2010 Olympic Champion
Denny Morrison is writing the story of a small town boy who makes good in the big city. Growing up in Fort St. John, British Columbia, he gave the province a recognizable face and a name that ever...

Lori-Ann-Muenzer

Muenzer, Lori-Ann - Olympic Gold Medalist in Cycling at the age of 38
A race or journey to success is made up of a series of defining moments. Every moment and how Lori-Ann chose to use them allowed her vision of success to become her reality. How she handled the challe...

Mike-Mullane

Mullane, Mike - Nasa Space Shuttle Astronaut - Expert on Safety, Leadership, & Teamwork
Mike Mullane was born September 10, 1945 in Wichita Falls, Texas but spent much of his youth in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he currently resides. Upon his graduation from West Point in 1967, he was...

Cary-Mullen

Mullen, Cary - Achieve Your Goals in Extreme Times
Today’s world economic climate has shifted from conditions that might be described as a gentle tail breeze on the bunny hill to what is now a head wind in an extreme sport that we didn’t s...

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Reena-Nerbas

Nerbas, Reena - Survived Open Heart surgery, a stroke at age 4 and went on to become a bestselling author
For more than 12 years Reena Nerbas has become Canada’s go to lady when it comes to household disasters. She currently answers questions for over 50 North American newspapers and receives thousa...

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Maurice-O'Callaghan

O'Callaghan, Maurice - Customer service, Marketing, Communications, & Human Development.
Maurice O'Callaghan has been described as one of Canada's most gifted speakers. With an impressive management background in marketing, labour relations, customer service, public relations, communica...

Frank-O'Dea

O'Dea, Frank - Founder of Second Cup
Frank O’Dea is a wonderful speaker who inspires and motivates his audiences wherever he speaks. His presentation is a highlight of any event. Whether it is his Hope Vision Action motivational ta...

Dan-Ohler

Ohler, Dan - Think Outside Your Barn
Do you face fears and challenges? Do they keep you from utilizing your potential and realizing your dreams? Why not do something about it NOW? Dan Ohler will encourage change through insights &...

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Chantal-Petitclerc

Petitclerc, Chantal - Paralympic World Record Holder
Chantal was born on December 15, 1969 in Saint-Marc-des-Carrières in Quebec. At the age of thirteen, she lost the use of both legs in an accident. Gaston Jacques, a high school physical educati...

Dini-Petty

Petty, Dini - Award-Winning Producer, Talk Show Host and Author
Author of The Self Directed Journey , Celebrity, Mother, Entrepreneur, Daredevil and Free Spirit, Dini Petty is one remarkably accomplished woman. Petty’s broadcast career began when she joi...

Charlie-Plumb

Plumb, Charlie - Former P.O.W. - seeing opportunities where others might see roadblocks.
Captain Charlie Plumb graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis and went on to fly the F-4 Phantom jet on 74 successful combat missions over North Vietnam. On his 75th mission, with only five days...

Vince-Poscente

Poscente, Vince - Went from a recreational skier to the Olympics in four years, Transform Workplace Performance
Is our “pause button economy” eating us alive… or setting us free? New York Times bestselling author, inductee into the Speaker Hall of Fame and Olympian, Vince Poscente has the ans...

Cheryl-Pounder

Pounder, Cheryl - 2-Time Olympic Gold Medalist
Cheryl Pounder was born in Montreal into a family of hockey enthusiasts: - A grandfather, who was GM of the Montreal Junior Canadians, along with her hockey-playing older brothers. The rink in the fa...

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Mercedes-Ramirez Johnson

Ramirez Johnson, Mercedes - Andes plane crash survivor, workplace safety & inspirational speaker
In 1995, Mercedes Ramirez Johnson narrowly survived a commercial airplane crash that killed 160 people, including her parents. As one of only four survivors of this tragedy, she vowed she would make h...

Mike -Rayburn

Rayburn, Mike - Innovative Business Owner and Musical Headliner teaches three tools for success!
Mike Rayburn is a three-time Carnegie Hall headliner, Las Vegas headliner, a member of the Speakers Hall of Fame, and the Speakers Roundtable. In his award-winning keynote, What If...? Mike uses ...

Maelle-Ricker

Ricker, Maelle - 2010 Olympic Champion
This is a Canadian sport story with a truly happy ending. Growing up among the mountains of West Vancouver and Whistler, Maëlle Ricker’s love of the outdoors developed at a young age. C...

Steve-Rizzo

Rizzo, Steve - Inspiration, Motivation, Success, and An Unstoppable Attitude For A Lifetime!
That Steve Rizzo, PhB was a National Headline Comedian with opening acts like Drew Carey, Rosie O’Donnell, and Dennis Miller to name a few? That Steve appeared on many network and cable TV sh...

Billy-Robbins

Robbins, Billy - Is An Accident free Workplace a Possibility? Absolutely!
In December of 1980, while working on an aerial cable, Billy was injured in an accident that was 100% preventable. Contact was made with a 7200-volt power line! Even though the accident investigation ...

James-Robbins

Robbins, James - Inspirational Leadership Speaker. Learn How To Bring Out The Best In Others
Today’s competitive environment requires everyone to bring their best to work each day. So much of this depends on leadership. You have to know how to bring out the best in others, and in the pr...

Joe-Roberts

Roberts, Joe - The Skid Row CEO - Inspiration, Performance, Results
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 bum. Today he is an author, CEO and internationally sou...

Tammy-Robertson

Robertson, Tammy - Get your heart in the game! Translation ... Wake up to your LIFE! Stay Focused on What Really Matters and Make the Most of Every Opportunity!
Tammy Robertson believes that the essence of our challenge today is captured in one simple message, “Get Your Heart in the Game™!” As a life coach, author, and professional speaker t...

Dave-Rodney

Rodney, Dave - Summitted Mt. Everest Twice
Mr. David Rodney will share with you the personal and professional secrets of success he has learned while becoming one of the few people in world history to successfully summit Mt. Everest TWICE (in ...

Paul-Rosen

Rosen, Paul - Paralympic Gold Medalist
Paul Rosen has a lightning-fast glove, cat-quick reflexes and a calm presence in the crease. He has everything an NHL goaltender has… except… his right leg. Paul Rosen was a promising...

Rudy-Ruettiger

Ruettiger, Rudy - It Starts With A Dream
Against all odds on a gridiron in South Bend, Indiana, Daniel Rudy Ruettiger in twenty seven seconds, carved his name into history books as perhaps the most famous graduate of the University of Notr...

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Michelle -Salt

Salt, Michelle - Near fatal accident survivor and Canadian para-snowboard national team member
Michelle Salt is a motivating and inspiring individual. She is currently the only female on the national Canada para-snowboard team competing in SBX. June 27th, 2011,Michelle was in a near fatal motor...

Catherine-Samson

Samson, Catherine - Humour & Laughter Expert
She is a humor and laughter expert, a workshop facilitator, a creativity specialist, comedienne, writer and professional motivational speaker. For over twenty-five years Catherine has traveled through...

Tim-Sanders

Sanders, Tim - Business Motivational Speaker and Technology Trends Guru
People are the next big thing, writes Tim Sanders in his first book, a New York Times business best seller. His point of view is novel: your customers do business with your people - not products or ...

Dave-Sanderson

Sanderson, Dave - Was the last passenger off US Airways Flight 1549, The Miracle on the Hudson
Dave Sanderson is an inspirational survivor, speaker, and author. His thoughts on leadership have made him an internationally sought-out speaker. When US Airways Flight 1549, or “The Miracle...

Kevin-Saunders

Saunders, Kevin - Explosion survivor, went on to become a paralympic & world champion wheelchair athlete
If you've ever felt down and out, discouraged, beaten or broken, Kevin Saunders has been there. And if you're wondering how someone rises from those depths to become a champion, he's been there, too. ...

Daniele-Sauvageau

Sauvageau, Daniele - Head coach of The First Canadian Women's Hockey Team to Win Olympic Gold in 50 Years
In sports and as in business, the instinct to win is crucial. To lead a team to victory, you have to accept the challenges and work together under adverse conditions. Danièle Sauvageau knows a ...

Michelle-Sawatzky-Koop

Sawatzky-Koop, Michelle - Canadian Olympic Women's Volleyball Team
Michelle grew up in Steinbach, Manitoba where she attended the Steinbach Regional Secondary School and graduated in 1988. She led her volleyball team to the 1987 “AA”Provincial Championshi...

Mike-Schlappi

Schlappi, Mike - Gold Medalist, MBA, Author
Keynote speaker Mike Schlappi has an inspiring message for every American, young or old: “Just because you can’t stand up, doesn’t mean you can’t stand out.” As presid...

Ross-Shafer

Shafer, Ross - Emmy Award Winning Comedian and TV Host
Ross Shafer grew up in the Pacific Northwest and graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington where he studied business management and played varsity football (linebacker). After...

Lee-Shelby

Shelby, Lee - Workplace Safety Speaker, survived workplace accident of 12,000 volts
Lee uses his “Triumph Over Tragedy” to help ensure the Personal safety of all workers so “Everyone Returns Home Safely”. Lee Shelby is a Power Lineman from Tennessee and at ...

Kyle-Shewfelt

Shewfelt, Kyle - 2004 Olympic Champion
During a training session at the 2007 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Kyle suffered a devastating injury, breaking both of his legs just below the knees. Determined to contribute to his ...

Sam-Silverstein

Silverstein, Sam - International Author, Accountability and Leadership Speaker
Entrepreneur, business expert, and international author Sam Silverstein’s battle cry of “No More Excuses” has been heard by companies and business professionals the world over. Accou...

Darryl-Sittler

Sittler, Darryl - Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey Legend
Darryl Sittler #27(retired number) was born in Kitchener, Ontario September 18,1950 and played center. His last amateur club was London(OHL) and was drafted 8th overall in the 1970 entry draft. On Feb...

Laurie-Skreslet

Skreslet, Laurie - First Canadian To Summit Mt. Everest
Laurie joined the Canadian Everest Expedition in the spring of 1981. Separate from his role as climber was his responsibility for the selection, development and testing of equipment to be used. With t...

Elizabeth-Smart

Smart, Elizabeth - Abducted & held prisoner for 9 grueling months, shows there really is life after a tragic event
The abduction of Elizabeth Smart was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. Elizabeth was abducted on June 5, 2002, and her captors controlled her by threatening to kill her and h...

Colleen-Sostorics

Sostorics, Colleen - 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist – Hockey
Colleen grew up on a farm near the small community of Kennedy in SE Saskatchewan where she played on boys teams until graduating high school. She then moved to Calgary to pursue her hockey career whi...

Stephanie-Staples

Staples, Stephanie - Bring Your A Game to Work & Life!
Stephanie Staples is a woman on a mission – to re-inspire,re-energize and re-engage individuals to live their lives with full gusto! She does that by connecting with audiences all over Canada...

Dick-Stockton

Stockton, Dick - Legendary Announcer Over The Past Four Decades
With 36 years of broadcasting experience, Dick Stockton is undoubtedly one of the greatest announcers of his generation. Having covered many of the most memorable sporting events of the past four dec...

Kerri-Strug

Strug, Kerri - Olympic Gold Medalist, Gymnastics
Kerri Strug vaulted into Olympic history with her courageous performance during the 1996 Olympic Games. Kerri landed an unforgettable vault on an injured ankle to help the U.S. clinch its first Olympi...

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Randy-Taylor

Taylor, Randy - Motivational & Business Leadership Speaker
Randy Taylor is an inspiration in the world of personal growth and leadership. Having escaped poverty, parent alcoholism and life on the streets, he was able to reach the very top in Canadian broadcas...

-The Passing Zone

The Passing Zone, - The Power of Partnership
Jon Wee and Owen Morse deliver comedy entertainment with a powerful message, creating an unforgettable experience for audiences in any industry. The Power of Partnership You put on a great meetin...

Isiah-Thomas

Thomas, Isiah - NBA Hall of Famer
Isiah Thomas, a native of Chicago, Illinois, was one of the NBA's best small guards. At 6-foot-1, 182-pounds, he brought scoring, passing and flair to the game and a willingness to attack the basket. ...

Bryan-Trottier

Trottier, Bryan - Hockey Hall of Fame
Bryan Trottier was a modern-day player with old-fashioned attributes. At a time when specialists were beginning to take over from the all-round player, Trottier was a throwback. He was a defensively s...

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Barbara-Underhill

Underhill, Barbara - World Figure Skating Champion, Television Broadcaster
Barbara Underhill is best known around the world for her many years dedicated to the sport of figure skating. She and her partner of 21 years, Paul Martini, were five time National Pair Champions of ...

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Peter-Vidmar

Vidmar, Peter - US Olympic Hall of Fame
Peter Vidmar is a powerful and entertaining speaker at corporate meetings and trade shows. With over two decades of experience for hundreds of corporations and professional associations, Peter has hel...

Lisa-Vlooswyk

Vlooswyk, Lisa - Peak Performance Specialist DRIVE DETERMINES DISTANCE
Lisa is a passionate golfer, energetic speaker, and author whose enthusiasm is often referred to as contagious. Her nick name, “Lisa Longball”, is well deserved as she is a 7-Time Canadian...

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Chris-Waddell

Waddell, Chris - First Paraplegic to Summit Mt. Kilimanjaro - USA Paralympian
Chris Waddell was a promising young skier at Middlebury College in 1988 when a skiing accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. Determined to get back on the slopes, he began skiing on a mon...

Rob Waldo-Waldman

Waldman, Rob Waldo - Fighter Pilot Strategies to Impassion Your Workforce
Lt. Col. Rob ‘Waldo’ Waldman - The Wingman – is a professional leadership speaker and author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Never Fly Solo. He teaches entr...

Ryan-Walter

Walter, Ryan - Retired NHL Player - Leadership & Performance Expert
Ryan Walter played and coached more than 1100 games over 17 seasons in the National Hockey League. Drafted second overall by the Washington Capitals in 1978, Ryan was named the youngest NHL captain in...

Bill -Walton

Walton, Bill - NBA Basketball Legend, Do Your Best & Leadership Lessons From The Court
Bill Walton has a passion -- for his work, for family & friends, for music, for life and for greatness! Bill brings his outsized passion to the stage and inspires audiences with tales from an impr...

Hayley-Wickenheiser

Wickenheiser, Hayley - Best Female Hockey Player in the World - Four-time Olympic medalist
Four-time Olympic medalist, Hayley Wickenheiser is regarded as one of the best female hockey players in the world with an uncompromised determination and dedication to her sport. However, it’s n...

Doon-Wilkins

Wilkins, Doon - Stumbling Toward Enlightenment
Doon’s personal mission is to uplift the spirits of those who serve others. He is a motivational speaker who has been presenting at educational conferences, professional days and workshops since...

Henry Gizmo-Williams

Williams, Henry Gizmo - From Poverty to Success on and off the Field. Surviving Life's Many Challenges
The football comes down out of the sky to the little man who waits, alone and vulnerable while a tidal wave of angry humanity flows toward him. In the world of games men play for pay, there may be no...

Montel-Williams

Williams, Montel - Inspirational Emmy Award winning television personality and advocate for patients worldwide, shortly after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1999
Montel Williams earned his media celebrity status as an inspirational Emmy Award winning television personality whom Americans invited into their homes for more than 17 years. He is a decorated former...

Sharon-Wood

Wood, Sharon - First North American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest
Mount Everest was a culmination of an odyssey that began at age twelve when her father took her up her first mountain. By the time she was seventeen she was devoting all her time to climbing. Laurie S...

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Steve-Young

Young, Steve - NFL Hall of Famer and ESPN Analyst
In his 15 years as a professional athlete, Steve Young experienced first-hand what communication, leadership, and the power of simple hard work can achieve. Best known as former quarterback for the Sa...

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Jessica-Zelinka

Zelinka, Jessica - Olympian and Pan American Games Champion
Following one of the most dominant and unprecedented seasons in national track and field competition, including a record five gold medal performance at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport's (CIS) Champ...