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Jim-Abbott

Jim Abbott

 - 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

Mike Abrashoff

 - 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...



Hand to Hand Duo-Acrobazia

Hand to Hand Duo Acrobazia

 - Strength Balancing Duo - Corporate Entertainers
Acrobazia is Christian Paquet and Jean-François Martel, together they created Acrobazia in 1991. In the first four years, Acrobazia was performing an acrobatic/comedy act in the streets of Que...



Jeff-Adams

Jeff Adams

 - 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

Kate Adamson

 - 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

Troy Aikman

 - 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

Tony Alessandra

 - 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...



Debbie-Allen

Debbie Allen

 - Sales & Marketing Expert
Debbie Allen has built and sold numerous highly successful companies in diverse industries. She now teaches the lessons of massive success with her insightful business-building strategies. Her contagi...



Stacy-Allison

Stacy Allison

 - 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...



Elaine-Allison

Elaine Allison

 - Customer Service Expert - Becoming #1 in Customer Care
Elaine Allison, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is a Customer Care Advocate. She has helped many clients become #1 in their industry in customer care. Some clients have achieved such success w...



John-Amatt

John Amatt

 - 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...



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Kevin-Bailey

Kevin Bailey

 - Motivational Speaker on Safety Awareness For Everyone
Kevin Bailey was working in October of 1986, when he became entangled in a rotating shaft. The results: traumatic amputation of his right leg and a series of surgeries to maintain function of his le...



Rick-Barrera

Rick Barrera

 - Branding & Selling Expert!
Rick Barrera is a marketing consultant and author known throughout the Fortune 500 for his extraordinary speaking ability and his unique approach to brand building. His research on the strategies use...



Theresa-Behenna

Theresa Behenna

 - Motivational Speaker with a Musical Twist
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

Zach Bell

 - 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

David Ben

 - 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

Johnny Bench

 - 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...



Bill-Benjamin

Bill Benjamin

 - Expert on emotional intelligence, dealing with change, building teams & becoming a great leader.
Bill Benjamin is the CEO of the acclaimed Institute for Health and Human Potential, a successful international business, recently named one of the “Fastest Growing Companies” along with a ...



Cheryl-Bernard

Cheryl Bernard

 - 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

Kivi Bernhard

 - 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 ...



Arthur-Black

Arthur Black

 - Entertaining Motivational Speaker
When it comes to making hilarious speeches, Arthur Black has more 'material' than most. He's had more jobs than most people have had hot meals. Everything from deck hand on a Liberian oil tanker to ed...



Rod-Black

Rod Black

 - 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

Bonnie Blair

 - 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. ...



Chris-Bliss

Chris Bliss

 - Smart Comedy for the Information Age
For comedian and commentator Chris Bliss, life has been a study in contrasts. The youngest son of a Washington D.C. attorney, he majored in comparative literature at Northwestern University and the Un...



Alonzo-Bodden

Alonzo Bodden

 - Last Comic Standing, Season 3 Winner
Even before appearing on "Last Comic Standing," Alonzo Bodden knew there was nothing, absolutely nothing that would ever make him give up comedy. 'That's the drug', he says 'when they laugh ...



Dr. Roberta-Bondar

Dr. Roberta Bondar

 - 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

Dr. Nate Booth

 - 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...



Nicholas-Boothman

Nicholas Boothman

 - Communications Expert - world leader in turning first impressions into profitable relationships
The New York Times calls Nicholas Boothman “one of the leading experts in face-to-face communication in the world,” the Economist Magazine calls him “truly inspirational”. I...



Andrew-Brash

Andrew Brash

 - 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

Deanna Brasseur

 - 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...



Tim-Breithaupt

Tim Breithaupt

 - Author of 10 Steps to Sales Success - Learn about leadership, effective communication and closing skills
Tim Breithaupt's competitive edge is his innate ability to connect with his audiences. His delivery style is referred to as entertrainment - a lively blend of logic, simplicity and humour. With a C...



Mike-Brey

Mike Brey

 - 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...



Steve-Bridges

Steve Bridges

 - As Mr. President - a comedian and master impressionist
Bridges is a master impressionist who recently developed an amazingly accurate characterization of President George W. Bush. His “Bush” voice is so good it inspired Academy Award-winning p...



Joan-Brock

Joan Brock

 - 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

Shelly-Ann Brown

 - 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...



Joe-Buck

Joe Buck

 - 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...



Kevin-Burns

Kevin Burns

 - Author & Attitude Adjuster
Safety Starts With Attitude! Safety is an attitude but OH&S is a compliance mechanism. In the same way, leadership is an attitude but management is a position. Kevin Burns works with companies...



Scott-Burrows

Scott Burrows

 - 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

Janice Butler

 - 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

Anthony Calvillo

 - 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...



Cassie-Campbell

Cassie Campbell

 - Hockey Night in Canada Host & Two Time Olympic Medalist
Cassie Campbell is a sought after corporate and key-note speaker, drawing on her accomplishments as the captain of both gold-medal winning Canadian Women's Olympic Hockey Teams (2002 and 2006) to expl...



Dr. James-Canton

Dr. James Canton

 - Harnessing the Power of Innovation
Futurist, Social Scientist, Author and Sought-After Public Speaker Dr. James Canton is a renowned global futurist, social scientist, author, and sought-after business advisor. For the past twenty-five...



Dave-Carey

Dave Carey

 - 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...



Bill-Carr

Bill Carr

 - 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...



Judy -Carter

Judy Carter

 - Author, Goddess of Comedy.
Judy Carter – author, speaker, and Goddess of Comedy has appeared on more than 100 television shows. Oprah herself said, “Judy Carter can show you how to make your sense of humor payoff.&r...



Christine-Cashen

Christine Cashen

 - 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-Caslione

John Caslione

 - Global Business Expert, Keynote Speaker, Author
Since 1991 John A. Caslione has assisted companies to develop and implement global marketing and business alliance strategies. Mr. Caslione personally has implemented business strategies in 87 coun...



John-Cassis

John Cassis

 - 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...



Jim-Cathcart

Jim Cathcart

 - Expert on Leadership, Sales, Customer Service and Excellence
Jim Cathcart, CSP, CPAE, author, professional speaker and business leader, is the founder and CEO of Cathcart Institute, Inc. (founded in 1977), an organization devoted to helping clients create and g...



Denis-Cauvier

Denis Cauvier

 - Human Resources & Leadership Expert
Dr. Denis Cauvier Seminars International is committed to providing its client’s with customized solutions tailored to their unique requirements. This is accomplished by maintaining a “Glob...



Michelle-Cederberg

Michelle Cederberg

 - The Energy to Succeed in Business & In Life
Michelle Cederberg, Certified Speaking Professional | MKin, BA Psyc, CEP, Co-Active Coach Health and Productivity Expert Michelle Cederberg helps people with full schedules and a long list of respo...



Todd-Charles

Todd Charles

 - Comedy Variety Act
If you're looking for entertainment that's refreshingly different, you've come to the right place! Simultaneously intelligent and wacky, Todd Charles' stage show draws on his background in stand-up...



Gerry-Cheevers

Gerry Cheevers

 - Boston Bruins Hall of Fame Goalie
Cheevers' professional hockey career began in 1956 at the age of 16 when he played for the St. Michael's Majors of the Ontario Hockey Association . He was owned by the Toronto Maple Leafs until the Bo...



Henry-Cho

Henry Cho

 - Stand Up Comedian
“I’m an Asian with a Southern accent,” remarks Henry. “To a lot of people, that right there is funny.” Always making the most of who is, Henry recently inked a deal wit...



Wendel-Clark

Wendel Clark

 - Former Toronto Maple Leaf
Wendel Clark, former team captain and one of the most beloved players in Toronto Maple Leafs history, retired from the NHL following the 1999/2000 season. Wendel Clark's rambunctious and fearless pla...



Bill-Clement

Bill Clement

 - Two-time Stanley Cup Champion and analyst for ESPN
Two-time Stanley Cup Champion and current hockey analyst for ESPN, Bill Clement has been an example of what it takes to be the best throughout his career, on and off the ice. A former National Hoc...



Barb-Clemes

Barb Clemes

 - 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

Michael Pinball Clemons

 - 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...



Ryan-Cochrane

Ryan Cochrane

 - 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

Captain Gerald Coffee

 - 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

Dan Comiskey

 - How to Lead and Coach like a Champion - Won two Grey Cups
Dan played football in the Canadian Football League for 12 years, where he was coached by over 40 different professional coaches. All of these coaches were behavior change specialists, and helped Dan ...



Earle-Connor

Earle Connor

 - 2000 and 2008 Paralympic Champion
Earle had his left leg amputated above the knee at just three months old. But he never shied away from sports, even when it might draw attention to his disability. When a neighbourhood friend signe...



Ann-Coombs

Ann Coombs

 - Innovative Thought Leader
Ann Coombs believes in taking risks, breaking rules and encourages others to do the same. She creates world first programs that have changed lives and organizations world-wide. Ann is committed to...



Donald-Cooper

Donald Cooper

 - International Management Speaker and Business Coach
Donald Cooper transforms businesses…and business people! Donald Cooper has helped thousands of companies throughout the world to add more real value to their customers' lives…and more do...



Jim-Craig

Jim Craig

 - Inspiration Driven Leaders & Sales Development
Jim Craig guides, motivates, and inspires his audiences through a customized presentation that meets your organizations needs and objectives. Your business is faced with a unique set of challenges ...



Cheryl-Cran

Cheryl Cran

 - Leadership Strategies Proven To Increase Business Results
Cheryl Cran, CSP, HoF Author of 5 books on Leadership including the soon to be released, “Leadership Mastery In The Digital Age” Meet Cheryl Cran CEO of Evolutionary Business Solutions ...



Charmaine-Crooks

Charmaine Crooks

 - Five Time Olympian
Five Time Olympian and Olympic Silver Medalist Charmaine Crooks represented Canada for close to 20 years in Athletics. As the first Canadian woman to run under two minutes over 800 meters, she won g...



Larry-Csonka

Larry Csonka

 - 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

Hugh Culver

 - 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

Derek Daly

 - How fast can you get fast?
Formula 1 and Indy Car Driver, Master of Fast, Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author, Professional Speaker, International Racing Champion Driving Legend Derek Daly is the epitome of the complete champi...



Bob-Davies

Bob Davies

 - Breakthrough System on Behavioural Accountability - Gain Access to the System Top Performers Use to Accomplish Success
Bob Davies has a personal story that is relevant as well. He is a perfect example of the results of implementing the concepts of this keynote. Bob grew up in poverty. He was raised in a single parent ...



Kate-Davis

Kate Davis

 - Balancing Life with Humour
A speaker, writer, comedian, actress and mother of three, Kate Davis has the unique ability to find humour in any situation. Theatrically trained in England, Kate Davis returned to Canada to a succ...



Peter-Davison

Peter Davison

 - 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

Dr. Elaine Dembe

 - 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

Dr. Mark DeVolder

 - Helping People and Organizations Change Together
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...



John-DiPietro

John DiPietro

 - Creating Superstars in Sales and Service
John DiPietro will show you and your sales team how to go from "unknown" to "unstoppable," just like he did. If you are a sales professional or in charge of leading a sales team, ...



Steve-Donahue

Steve Donahue

 - Sahara Desert Adventurer and Author
Related Links; Steve Donahue Official Site Sahara Desert adventurer, author, drummer, storyteller; Steve Donahue is a one person 'tour de force'. His presentations combine fast paced humour with he...



Jeff-Dunham

Jeff Dunham

 - Nation's Premier Ventriloquist
Breathing life into an elderly curmudgeon, or a purple human-like creature from the Micronesian islands, or even a self-effacing, talking jalapeno-on-a-stick, Jeff Dunham is straight man to some of th...



David and Jamie-Dyck

David and Jamie Dyck

 - “EXPLOSION MAN - The Man Who Lived”
In 2003, David was involved in a horrendous workplace explosion. David & Jamie’s powerful, true story is of surviving the violent explosion that occurred while he was performing a routine ma...



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Linda-Edgecombe

Linda Edgecombe

 - 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...



Susan-Ershler

Susan Ershler

 - Business Executive Reaching New Heights
Business Executive, Mt. Everest Climber, International Speaker and co-author of: TOGETHER ON TOP OF THE WORLD: The remarkable story of the first couple to climb the fabled Seven Summits. Susan Er...



Troy-Evans

Troy Evans

 - From Desperation to Dedication - Former Bank Robber
For over 15 years, Troy Evans pursued a career as a self-employed Addict, Drug Dealer, Gambler and Thief. Evans risked his life and sacrificed his family to satisfy his need for money, attention and ...



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Roy-Firestone

Roy Firestone

 - Host of ESPN's Up Close Prime Time
“The best interviewer in the business” is how Sports Illustrated describes Roy Firestone, host of ESPN’s Up Close Prime Time. One of America’s most versatile talents, he is re...



Tom-Flick

Tom Flick

 - Leading People to Excellence
A dynamic and highly sought-after speaker, leadership expert Tom Flick has delivered over 3,000 presentations to a "who's-who" list of clients that includes Microsoft, Starbucks, Hallmark, ...



John-Foppe

John Foppe

 - Author, Visionary born without arms
Born without arms, John Foppe has had to break down and re-engineer every aspect of day-to-day life. He learned that the inability to do something didn’t rest on the lack of resources or vision...



Colleen-Francis

Colleen Francis

 - Engage Selling: Understanding The Challenges of Selling in Today's Market
Colleen is driven by a passion for sales - and results. A successful sales professional for over 15 years, she understands the challenges of selling in today’s market and how traditional sales t...



Mike-Frank

Mike Frank

 - One of North America's Most Versatile Professional Speakers
Mike is one of North America’s most credible, versatile and experienced professional speakers. Among his topics are: Customer service, teamwork, managing change, sales skills, sales manageme...



Kerry-Fraser

Kerry Fraser

 - 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...



Harry-Freedman

Harry Freedman

 - Customized Comedy Put-ons, Emcee
Perhaps the only individual ever to have been profiled in the business sections of The New York Times, Miami Herald, Newsday, and Int'l Herald Tribune, Harry Freedman will create the perfect fake indu...



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Tim-Gard

Tim Gard

 - Humorist and Authority on Stress Reduction Through Humor
Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE, is a tears-in-your-eyes-laugh-out-loud speaker who teaches people to be more resilient and resourceful, and coaches businesses on how to enhance productivity and employee enthusia...



Rulon-Gardner

Rulon Gardner

 - 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

Mitch Gaylord

 - 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

Yossi Ghinsberg

 - 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

Duff Gibson

 - 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...



Rene-Godefroy

Rene Godefroy

 - 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

Ruben Gonzalez

 - 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

Joe Goodwin

 - 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

Amanda Gore

 - Putting The Heart Back into Business
Amanda Gore is one of America’s and Australia's most admired professional speakers. She is an expert when it comes to communications and group dynamics. More importantly, she has a unique abil...



John-Gormley

John Gormley

 - Broadcaster & Radio Talk Show Host of John Gormley Live
Broadcaster, lawyer and national bestselling author, John Gormley hosts Saskatchewan’s top rated radio talk show. “John Gormley Live” is heard weekday mornings on News Talk 650 ...



Kit-Grant

Kit Grant

 - 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

Bob Gray

 - Building Total Recall
Bob Gray 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. Shortly thereafter he was called on to 'do the memory tr...



Gary-Gregor

Gary Gregor

 - 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

Kristina Groves

 - 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...



Merge-Gupta-Sunderji

Merge Gupta-Sunderji

 - Turning Managers Into Leaders
Merge Gupta-Sunderji helps turn managers into leaders. A professional speaker, author, radio commentator, and consultant since 1988, Merge gives people specificand practical tools to help them achie...



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Andrew-Haley

Andrew Haley

 - Paralympic Swimmer and Cancer Survivor
Andrew Haley has had a passion for swimming and a fire within himself to push the limits of personal achievement since a young age. He began training for competitive swimming at age 15, when his aunt ...



Charles-Hamelin

Charles Hamelin

 - 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

Francois Hamelin

 - 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...



John-Heffron

John Heffron

 - Last Comic Standing, Season 2 Winner
John has performed for corporations such as General Motors, Frito-Lay Corporation, Mercedes-Benz USA, Cisco Systems, Ingram Micro, Interactive Advertising Bureau and Cleantech Venture Network, to name...



Paul-Henderson

Paul Henderson

 - 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

Carl Hiebert

 - "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 ult...



Matt-Hill

Matt Hill

 - Motivational Speaker, Runner and Co-Founder of Run for One Planet
Matt Hill Matt Hill is the kind of ball of insatiable energy that reminds us all why we love life. Born and bred in British Columbia, Canada, Matt, like his idol Terry Fox, was always running. His...



General Rick-Hillier

General Rick Hillier

 - 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

Alan Hobson

 - Mt. Everest Climber, Summiteer & Cancer Survivor
The Best Adventure Speaker in the World At the age of 29, international bestselling author and worldwide adventurer Alan Hobson set out to realize his greatest childhood dream. It took him 10 gruel...



Greg-Horvath

Greg Horvath

 - 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 ...



Jeremy-Hotz

Jeremy Hotz

 - Stand Up Comedian & Entertainment Speaker
Canadian native Jeremy Hotz – “Eye” magazine’s “Stand Up Comic of the Year” – is a favorite in stand-up comedy clubs across Canada and the US including the wo...



Russ-Howard

Russ Howard

 - Olympic Curling Gold Medallist
A native of Midland, Ontario, Russ Howard is undoubtedly one of the most well known and respected curlers in the world. The holder of numerous Canadian curling achievements, Russ has been credited wit...



Ben-Howland

Ben Howland

 - 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...



Kelly-Hrudey

Kelly Hrudey

 - Retired NHL Goalie, Hockey Analyst - CBC's Hockey Night In Canada
Kelly Hrudey returns for his sixth straight season as an analyst with CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA, working alongside host Scott Oake for the western broadcasts of the Saturday night doubleheade...



Carol-Huynh

Carol Huynh

 - 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

Chad Hymas

 - 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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Dick-Irvin

Dick Irvin

 - Hockey Night in Canada
Hockey Hall of Fame member Dick Irvin has been part of CBC's hockey broadcasting team for 32 years. To viewers of Hockey Night in Canada, the Calgary native is best known for his coverage of Montreal ...



David-Irvine

David Irvine

 - Building Cultures that Attract, Retain, and Unleash Greatness
As the Leader’s Navigator™, David is a connector and a communicator. He has dedicated his life to building productive, engaging and vital cultures through authentic leadership. He has a ...



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Dan-Jansen

Dan Jansen

 - 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...



Bruce-Jenner

Bruce Jenner

 - Olympic Gold Medalist
Bruce Jenner captivated the world when he broke the world record by scoring 8,634 points in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympic games in Montreal and earned the title, “World’s Greatest Athl...



Brad-Johner

Brad Johner

 - Canadian Country Music Sensation
Canadian country music sensation, Brad Johner, continues on a roll with the release of his sophomore solo album, Summertown Road, the follow-up to his very successful and Juno-nominated solo debut Fre...



Chris-Johnson

Chris Johnson

 - Building healthier and more productive workplace cultures
Chris Johnson is an internationally renowned speaker on humour in the workplace and shares the secrets of how humour and laughter can help create caring environments, reduce animosity among co-workers...



Daryl-Johnston

Daryl Johnston

 - 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...



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Brian-Keating

Brian Keating

 - Wildlife Explorer
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

Michael Kerr

 - 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...



Frank-King

Frank King

 - Corporate Comedy Customized
He was a quarter-finalist on Star Search...he lost to a puppet. He's also appeared on A&E's An Evening at the Improv, Showtime's Comedy Club Network, and CNN's Business Unusual. In addition to tel...



Terri-Knox

Terri Knox

 - 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

Greg Kolodziejzyk

 - 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

John Kucera

 - 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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Darci-Lang

Darci Lang

 - 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...



Darren -Lang

Darren Lang

 - 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...



Silken-Laumann

Silken Laumann

 - Celebrated Olympian, Inspirational Speaker & Author
Mental strength and courage can create a certain kind of magic, and Silken Laumann tapped into that magic in 1992 when she came back from a devastating rowing accident only 10 weeks before the Olympic...



Alvin-Law

Alvin Law

 - 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

Wayne Lee

 - 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

Peter Legge

 - 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

Catriona LeMay Doan

 - 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

Eddie Lemoine

 - 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

Peter C. Lemon

 - 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...



Jay-Leno

Jay Leno

 - Host of The Tonight Show
Following in the footsteps of legendary NBC late-night hosts Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson is Jay Leno, host of the Emmy Award-winning and top-rated "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.&qu...



Stephen-Lewis

Stephen Lewis

 - Humanitarian, Author, co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World in the United States.
Mr. Stephen Lewis is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University in Toronto. He serves as the board chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which is dedicated to turning the tide of HIV/A...



Wendy-Liebman

Wendy Liebman

 - Stand-up Comedian
Wendy Liebman didn’t imagine herself a stand-up comedian until 1984, she was 23. Since then, she has been performing her uniquely timed style of stand-up comedy, and is the only person in her fa...



Anthony-Lindan

Anthony Lindan

 - The Magic Of Collaboration - Team Building Workshop
As a corporate entertainer for over 25 years performing across North America, developing my communication and people skills to their highest degree has been my fascination. Being my best self, cons...



Trevor-Linden

Trevor Linden

 - Former NHL Vancouver Canuck Great
Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Trevor Linden starred for the hometown Tigers in the WHL where he won consecutive Memorial Cups in 1987 and 1988. In 1987-88, he scored 110 points, helped Canada win the...



Dean-Lindsay

Dean Lindsay

 - 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

Brad Livingston

 - 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, ...



Dr. Richard-Loreto

Dr. Richard Loreto

 - Demographic Trends Expert
Dr. Richard Loreto is president of Richard A. Loreto (R.A.L.) Consulting Limited, a firm specializing in the analysis of policy and management processes and issues. He is a former Ontario public ser...



Pete-Luckett

Pete Luckett

 - Turning Buyers into Believers
Pete is a born entrepreneur. At age 14, he saw opportunity in the sights, sounds and flavours of England’s busy outdoor food markets. Part theatrical sideshow, part business-savvy--Pete saw a pe...



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Warren-MacDonald

Warren MacDonald

 - 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

Craig MacFarlane

 - 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 ...



Shaun-Majumder

Shaun Majumder

 - This Hour Has 22 Minutes
Born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada, Shaun Majumder began his career on the stages of the famous Second City and comedy clubs across the country. Shaun decided to make the move to Los Angeles in t...



Mike-Mandel

Mike Mandel

 - 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 ...



Denise-Marek

Denise Marek

 - Worry Management Expert
Denise Marek is a television personality and professional speaker. Known as the Worry Management Expert, she has helped thousands of individuals across North America — from Vancouver, British C...



Chuck-Martin

Chuck Martin

 - The Third Screen: Marketing to Your Customers in a World Gone Mobile
Chuck Martin is the CEO of The Mobile Future Institute and Director of the Center of Media Research at MediaPost Communications Inc. Through his research and public speaking, Martin has been a digital...



Jeanne-Martinson

Jeanne Martinson

 - Leadership & Diversity Wisdom For A Complex World
Jeanne Martinson has inspired thousands of participants in her workshops and keynote presentations with her humour, insight and real-world examples. Jeanne Martinson became interested in training w...



Gair-Maxwell

Gair Maxwell

 - The Branding Provocateur - Branding Speaker & Author
His international debut as a published author resulted from a 4 a.m. visit to a local coffee shop, simply by being willing to accept a challenge to just sit down, watch, listen and learn. Described as...



Joan-McCusker

Joan McCusker

 - 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...



Juston-McKinney

Juston McKinney

 - Blue Collar Comedy Tour - The Next Generation
Juston has appeared numerous times on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and on several, Comedy Central shows including his own half-hour Comedy Central "Presents" special. He is als...



-Michael and Amy

Michael and Amy

 - Headline Comedy & Music, Dueling Pianos
When it comes to headline event entertainment, Michael and Amy's music and comedy dueling pianos show is the perfect choice to distinguish you and your organization from the rest. Michael and Amy, who...



Shannon-Miller

Shannon Miller

 - 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, ...



Larry-Miller

Larry Miller

 - Stand Up Comedian & Actor
From his initial "first break" at The Comic Strip in New York in the mid 1970’s, Larry Miller has developed a sense of style not often associated with stand-up comedians or actors. Hi...



Dr Saul-Miller

Dr Saul Miller

 - A world leader at helping people perform at their best
Dr. Saul Miller is a performance specialist consulting in sport, business, health care and the arts. With a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, Dr. Saul Miller is one of North America’s leading men...



LuAn-Mitchell-Halter

LuAn Mitchell-Halter

 - 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

Jon Montgomery

 - 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

Warren Moon

 - 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

Jim Morris

 - Political Impressionist
Political impressionist Jim Morris has all "authority figures" headed for the hills. The rubber-faced Morris has become famous as a living political cartoon. Morris captures all of the attit...



Jim-Morris

Jim Morris

 - 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

Denny Morrison

 - 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

Lori-Ann Muenzer

 - 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...



Gary-Mule Deer

Gary Mule Deer

 - Comedy and Music
Comedian and musician Gary Mule Deer is noted for his offbeat humor combining music and comedy and has performed on nearly every major concert stage in the U.S. He has appeared on over 300 television ...



Mike-Mullane

Mike Mullane

 - 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

Cary Mullen

 - 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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Kevin-Nealon

Kevin Nealon

 - Actor & Comedian
With his unique sense of humor, profound dry wit and likeable demeanor, Kevin Nealon has established himself as one of the premiere television, theatrical and stand-up comedians of his generation. ...



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Maurice-O'Callaghan

Maurice O'Callaghan

 - 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,...



Frank-O'Dea

Frank O'Dea

 - 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...



Linda-Ockwell-Jenner

Linda Ockwell-Jenner

 - Cancer Survivor Empowering People to be Remarkable
Keynote speaker and business development consultant, Linda Ockwell-Jenner was born in Birmingham, England and immigrated to Canada in 1993. A mother to four adult children, she lives with her husband ...



Dan-Ohler

Dan Ohler

 - 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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Brad-Park

Brad Park

 - Hockey Hall of Famer
In just about any other era, Brad Park would have been considered the best defenseman of his generation. He had size and played aggressively, taking care of business in his own zone. Offensively, he w...



Tammy-Pescatelli

Tammy Pescatelli

 - Sicilian American Comedian
Growing up with all brothers will give a Sicilian girl from Cleveland two things: a great sense of security and an even greater sense of humor. Indeed, comedienne Tammy Pescatelli got her fair share o...



Chantal-Petitclerc

Chantal Petitclerc

 - 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

Dini Petty

 - 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

Charlie Plumb

 - Former Navy Fighter Pilot - P.O.W.
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

Vince Poscente

 - 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

Cheryl Pounder

 - 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...



Greg-Proops

Greg Proops

 - Stand Up Comedian, Improv
Greg Proops is a stand up comic from San Francisco. He lives in Los Angeles. But he left his heart… The Proopdog is best known for his unpredictable appearances on Whose Line is it Anyway? T...



Howard-Putnam

Howard Putnam

 - Former CEO of the highly successful Southwest Airlines
Howard Putnam was raised on an Iowa farm and learned to fly out of a pasture in his Father's J-3 Piper Cub. He entered the airline business as a baggage handler at Midway Airport in Chicago for Capita...



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Michelle Ray

 - Recharge Your Attitude & Energize Your Workplace
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Jon-Reep

Jon Reep

 - The Hemi Guy, Stand Up Comedian
Does this guy look familiar? Maybe you've seen him on CBS's "Star Search" or NBC's "Late Friday." Maybe you saw him during the Super Bowl in a Sierra Mist commercial. If not then y...



Dr. James -Reese

Dr. James Reese

 - Award winning authority in the areas of leadership, stress management, violence, motivation
Dr. James Reese provides over 100 workshops, seminars, and keynotes annually throughout the world. Blending wit and wisdom, Dr. Reese helps listeners transform their jobs from mere pensions, to passio...



Brian-Regan

Brian Regan

 - Clever Observational Stand Up Comedy
Critics and peers agree, Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters natio...



Caroline-Rhea

Caroline Rhea

 - Stand Up Comedian & Actress
A brilliant stand-up comedian, actress and talk show host, Caroline Rhea brings a fresh, smart and spontaneous approach to comedy. Caroline has been a regular on “Hollywood Squares” an...



Kimberley-Richardson

Kimberley Richardson

 - Formerly one of Xerox Canada's top sales executives
Kimberley is the President and Co-founder of Imagemakers International – a leadership and personal development company that specializes in the creation of genuine leaders. Over the past sixteen ...



Maelle-Ricker

Maelle Ricker

 - 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...



Carla-Rieger

Carla Rieger

 - Expert on the Artistry of Change
Carla Rieger is an expert on the artistry of change. Carla Rieger uses proven secrets from the world of performing arts to help your organization becoming a leader of innovation. She has been a profes...



Steve-Rizzo

Steve Rizzo

 - 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...



Mike-Robbins

Mike Robbins

 - Inspiring Championship Teams Through Appreciation
Mike Robbins is an expert in teamwork, communication, and the power of appreciation. Mike Robbins delivers keynote addresses, leads customized seminars, and works one-on-one in a way that empowers peo...



James-Robbins

James Robbins

 - Leadership and Motivational Strategist
James Robbins is a rare mix of management consultant, adventurer and motivational speaker. He has been teaching leadership and peak performance for the last 12 years. After leading non-profit organiza...



Billy -Robbins

Billy Robbins

 - 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 ...



Joe-Roberts

Joe Roberts

 - 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...



Bob-Robertson

Bob Robertson

 - Political and Current Events Satire
Bob Robertson is one of Canada’s premier after-dinner entertainers with a resume of hundreds of performances from coast to coast in Canada. As well as entertaining at corporate and community eve...



Tammy-Robertson

Tammy Robertson

 - 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...



Jeanne-Robertson

Jeanne Robertson

 - Humour with a message
It was her participation in and perhaps even her losing of the Miss America title that turned Jeanne’s life into a succession of events which led her to be one of the funniest, busiest and most ...



Dave-Rodney

Dave Rodney

 - Summitted Mt. Everest Twice
Dave Rodney is the only person in the history of this country to summit Mt. Everest twice, and his accomplishments are inspiring to many (especially since he was born on the flatlands of North America...



Robin-Roffer

Robin Roffer

 - Make a Name for Yourself
To Robin Fisher Roffer, the name “Big Fish” means to “differentiate yourself from the pack and to stand out.” Her company peels away the layers of its various clients to reveal...



Paul-Rosen

Paul Rosen

 - 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

Rudy Ruettiger

 - 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 Universi...



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Jeff-Salz

Jeff Salz

 - Explorer, Mountaineer, Author and Television Personality
Jeff Salz has made a lifetime of adventure. An acclaimed explorer — with a Ph.D. in anthropology — he has traversed most of the remaining blank spots on the globe... living with the Turkes...



Catherine-Samson

Catherine Samson

 - 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

Tim Sanders

 - 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 pr...



Daniele-Sauvageau

Daniele Sauvageau

 - 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

Michelle Sawatzky-Koop

 - 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

Mike Schlappi

 - 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...



Dave-Schultz

Dave Schultz

 - NHL's Most Feared Enforcer
He still wears the rings: 1974, the first and his favorite, on his left and 1975, the better-looking of the two, on his right. He'll always wear the Stanley Cup rings. Dave Schultz is available throug...



Ross-Shafer

Ross Shafer

 - Emmy Award Winning Comedian and TV Host
Ross is a 6-Time Emmy awad winning comedian, writer, and human resource training film producer who now speaks to business organizations 100+ times each year on Motivation and Customer Service. He was...



Kyle-Shewfelt

Kyle Shewfelt

 - 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

Sam Silverstein

 - 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

Darryl Sittler

 - 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

Laurie Skreslet

 - 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...



Colleen-Sostorics

Colleen Sostorics

 - 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

Stephanie Staples

 - 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

Dick Stockton

 - 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

Kerri Strug

 - 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...



Marsha Petrie-Sue

Marsha Petrie Sue

 - Leadership, Communications & Personal Development
Marsha Petrie Sue is the Muhammad Ali of conflict-free communications, leadership excellence, and managing change. She can dance and look pretty, and she uses the entire ring, but she knows how and wh...



Theresa-Syer

Theresa Syer

 - Expert in Hospitality Management and the Guest Experience
Theresa Syer's impressive career spans more than two decades and includes all aspects of hotel senior management. An unapologetic optimist, she inspires and empowers hospitality partners to make a per...



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Stephanie-Tait

Stephanie Tait

 - Personal Coach, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Run for One Planet
When Stephanie Brooke Tait first committed to running 11,000 miles around North America, Stephanie was only able to run 6 miles before passing out for the rest of the weekend. This isn’t very go...



Randy-Taylor

Randy Taylor

 - 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...



William-Thomas

William Thomas

 - Award Winning Humorist
William Thomas usually begins his rich comic rant by thanking his host for not introducing him as a comedian. Although he is often referred to as 'a stand-up comedian with notes 'he is not. He claim...



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Isiah Thomas

 - 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. ...



Jeff-Thredgold

Jeff Thredgold

 - Economic Futurist
Your expert guide to understanding today’s challenging economy and financial markets…with a slice of optimism and a touch of humor. Economic futurist Jeff Thredgold has been helping pe...



Bryan-Trottier

Bryan Trottier

 - 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

Barbara Underhill

 - 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 Champion...



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Michael-Vickers

Michael Vickers

 - Take Your Sales Performance To The Next Level
Michael Vickers inspires extreme success! Michael redefines the possible for sales professionals, leaders and managers - whatever the sales or business opportunity, Michael will enhance the odds. Ever...



Peter-Vidmar

Peter Vidmar

 - 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...



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Chris-Waddell

Chris Waddell

 - 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

Rob Waldo Waldman

 - 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

Ryan Walter

 - Retired NHL Player - Leadership & Performance Expert
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 and diverse business accomplis...



Hayley-Wickenheiser

Hayley Wickenheiser

 - 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

Doon Wilkins

 - 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

Henry Gizmo Williams

 - 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...



Sharon-Wood

Sharon Wood

 - First North American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest
Sharon Wood became the first North American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1986. She has acquired over twenty years of experience as a professional and elite climber. In addition to c...



Steven-Wright

Steven Wright

 - Academy Award Winning Comedian
Academy Award Winner Steven Wright is a prototype comedian that many others continually try to follow. One of four children, Wright was raised in Burlington, MA. Upon graduating from Emerson College...



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Steve-Young

Steve Young

 - 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

Jessica Zelinka

 - 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...