Zoom Fatigue? – 8 ideas to your spice up your Virtual Presentation

Zoom Fatigue, Virtual Keynotes, Virtual Presentations, Nick Nurse, Karina Leblanc

Adapted by Heather MacLean from online materials After almost four months glued to our screens inside our homes, being teachers and camp counselors and not being able to get sweaty at our local yoga classes, we’re way too tired of watching the same old videoconferences calls and Zoom events . It’s official: Zoom fatigue is a real thing. For an online learning … Read More

Virtual Event Hot Topic – NHL Coaches

NHL Coaches, NHL Virtual Coaches, Dallas Eakins, Virtual Keynote Speakers

As the NHL prepares to return to play and we get ready to watch hockey over the summer months. ProSpeakers.com has a contract to work with all the NHL Coaches and deliver Virtual keynote speeches. The NHLAA took the opportunity during the Covid-19 break to sit down with more than 20  NHL coaches to deliver virtually the NHLCA Mentorship Program, … Read More

Virtual Event Hot Topic – Urban & Economic Trends post-Covid

Below is an article in the Financial Times on Cities Post-Covid written by Simon Kuper interviewing Richard Florida about which towns and cities will be post pandemic winners. Richard Florida and his wife and children spent most of lockdown in their apartment on Miami Beach. When they returned home to Toronto, the city had changed. “When we left, you couldn’t … Read More

5 Lessons for Enduring COVID-19 from Mount Everest Climbers

Virtual Keynote, Virtual Presentation, Shaunna Burke, Everest Speakers

This article published in Psychology Today and written by Canadian Speaker Dr Shaunna Burke provides 5 lessons for enduring Covid-19 from Mount Everest Climbers. Shaunna Burke, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in Exercise and Health Psychology in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Leeds. In 2005, Dr. Burke became the second Canadian woman to summit Mount Everest. At … Read More

Hal Johnson from Bodybreak Explains How He Battled Racism

A beloved fitness coach that has been a part of our lives for decades on television has posted a YouTube video talking about battling racism. Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod have been delivering Body Break as part of ParticipACTION for more than 30 years, but Hal’s early start in broadcasting was fraught with racism. He says being an inter-racial couple … Read More

Tracy Moore: Ending Racism: What Will it Take?

Tracy Moore Speaker, City Line, Black Lives Matter, Racial Injustice, Ending Racism

Over the past couple of weeks, many people have been asking themselves how to be an ally in the fight against racial injustice. Cityline’s Tracy Moore joined CityNews to share advice on how to be a true ally not only today, but far into the future so we can see real change. How do you make space for those experiences … Read More

Tips for selecting Celebrity Talent for Virtual presentations

ZOOM Meetings, Virtual Celebrities, Online meetings, Virtual Presentations

Your speakers, presenters, and entertainers (a.k.a  The Talent – Celebrity Virtual Talent) are the spice that makes your virtual events worthwhile. Talent will make or break an event, so it’s important to empower them as much as possible. During our years of working with Celebrity Talent below are some keys to success. Value adaptability Choose Celebrity Talent that understands how … Read More

Virtual Event Hot Topic – Resiliency

Meg Soper, Virtual Conferences, Virtual Meetings, Zoom meetings, Virtual Events

There is not anyone better than to provide perspective on the current Covid crisis then frontline nurse turned comedian Meg Soper. As a former Operating Room Nurse and stand-up comic, gives her a front-line perspective on managing well in high stress environments, and how we can humor and laughter to help us be at our best. In her dynamic and … Read More

Virtual Event Hot Topic – Pandemic Parenting

Parenting Speaker Ann Douglas, Pandemic Parenting

Adapted from CBC Tapestry material and edited by Heather MacLean, Director of ProSpeakers.com ProSpeakers.com Parenting Speaker Ann Douglas has been in high demand during the Covid Crisis for Virtual Presentations and Events. Companies have been asking Ann to host Virtual Events for their employees. Parents are working from home while home-schooling the kids organizing video play dates while putting three … Read More

Virtual Event hot Topic – Retail Emergency

Retail Stores during pandemic

The team at ProSpeakers.com is bringing you a series of Hot Topics that are relevant for Virtual Meetings and Virtual Conferences. Has your Retail Company or Association been hit hard by the Covid-19 Pandemic? What we know for sure is Retail will never be the same, ever. So, what will it be like? That retailers have the possibility of disappearing … Read More