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Are you looking to spice up an upcoming virtual online event or conference? Perhaps you are looking to increase engagement for your virtual event and increase online attendance or generate a buzz. If so, hiring a virtual celebrity speaker to join your virtual conference will may be exactly what you have been looking for. At ProSpeakers.com, we offer a variety of celebrity speakers that can act as a keynote, inspirational, and leadership speakers who are prominent in the entertainment and sports industry to join your virtual event.
From Olympic athletes, NHL Coaches, TV personalities to sports stars, our portfolio of celebrity speakers is diverse and impressive. Below, you will find an overview of some of our most highly sought-after celebrity speakers.
The costs of having a celebrity or special guest join your virtual event is much lower than a traditional celebrity appearance. Take advantage of the savings and wow your audience with a presentation, conversation or Q&A with famed personalities.
Our many celebrity speakers that are available to join your zoom meeting and online conferences are:
Jack Armstrong – Best known as the colorful and entertaining voice of the of the 2019 NBA Championship winning Toronto Raptors, Jack Armstrong has spent more than two decades covering the NBA and College basketball for TSN and NBA TV.
Bianca Andreescu – She is the first Canadian tennis player to win a Grand Slam singles title and the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 50 years.
Rod Black his distinguished 26 years of covering the wide world of sport, Rod Black has virtually done it all.
From the Blue Jays to the CFL, the Raptors to figure skating, the Stanley Cup Playoffs, tennis, golf, boxing, and of course the Olympics, Canada’s most versatile broadcaster has had a front row seat to observe and call all of sport’s major events.
Kate Beirness. Kate Beirness anchors the late night/morning loop edition of TSN alongside Natasha Staniszewski, bringing viewers all the day’s highlights from the world of sports. Kate is upbeat presenter and can act as a virtual emcee
Kurt Browning – Canadian figure skating champion Kurt Browning won the World Figure Skating Championships and the Canadian Figure Skating Championships four times. Kurt also competed in three Olympics. He has hosted many virtual events and is a seasoned broadcaster.
Cassie Campbell – Bold, dynamic, and passionate, Cassie Campbell draws on her accomplishments as the captain of the gold-medal winning Canadian Women’s Olympic Hockey Team to explore the themes of leadership, teamwork, and motivation.
David Chilton – David Chilton, the author of Canada’s all-time bestselling book, The Wealthy Barber has now released his second book The Wealthy Barber Returns. Chilton’s unique combination of knowledge and humour helped to take the intimidation and dryness out of financial planning. He is on top of the current financial impact of Covid-19.
Wendel Clark – Wendel Clark, former team captain and one of the most beloved players in Toronto Maple Leafs history, retired from the National Hockey League following the 1999/2000 season. Clark’s rambunctious style of play endeared him to the fans during the 13 seasons he spent with the Leafs.
Matt Devlin – Matt Devlin is the trusted play-by-play voice of TSN’s Toronto Raptors Broadcasts. Alongside analyst Jack Armstrong, Devlin is live at courtside calling the action for every Raptors game on TSN.
Darren Dutchyshen – A TSN veteran, Dutchyshen is one of the network’s most popular personalities. He began his TSN career in 1995, hosting weekend editions of SportsCentre and hosting CFL Live. His engaging and unique personality, smooth delivery and sports knowledge have made him a viewer favourite.
Karina Leblanc After the World Cup in 2015, Karina finally decided it was time to hang up her cleats and explore her greater purpose. Being the all-time longest-standing soccer player for Canada (5 World Cups and 2 Olympic games), she would no longer be Karina LeBlanc the soccer player, but now Karina LeBlanc the person seeking to explore her new meaning in life.
Hailey Wickenheiser 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 is not just her lethal slapshot that is respected by her teammates, fans and peers; Wickenheiser is a fourth- year medical student, community leader, mentor, history-maker and an accomplished businesswoman.
Nick Nurse – Nick Nurse a lively and exciting speaker – telling stories of the drive to the NBA Championships. He speaks about building a team and developing a winning attitude. Bring the excitement of the Toronto Raptors and Nick Nurse to keynote to your next event.
Cabbie Cabral Richards – Cabbie left TSN in September of 2019 to host the Bleacher report in Las Vegas. Known for his unique take on sports broadcasting and interviewing, the weekly segment features Cabbie poking fun at sports headlines and high-profile athletes and sports personalities
Christine Sinclair -Christine Sinclair is widely recognized as the greatest soccer player to ever come out of Canada. She has spent the last 12 years with the Canadian team, participating in three FIFA World Cups (2003, 2007, 2011) and two Olympic Games.
And many more! Not only are these celebrities’ influential people, but they are also professional speakers who educate, enlighten and entertain their audience.
As the world adjusts to a massive shift in how we interact and communicate, businesses around the world have never had a greater need for the kind of information, inspiration, and entertainment our ProSpeakers.com have made their trademark. These iconic, illuminating celebrity figures from the worlds of sports and entertainment and beyond have been providing organizations and their audiences the kinds of concrete takeaways that have an undeniable impact – how to navigate and manage a crisis to inspire and motivate your team, and how to keep their workforces inspired to keep chasing that next breakthrough.
For nearly 25 years, ProSpeakers.com has prided itself on our ability to combine the perfect speakers with the right events, undergirded by our concierge level attention to detail and logistics. In that spirit, we’re here to help you keep your audiences engaged virtually during this unprecedented time. We’re happy to offer assistance both with choosing the right speaker for the moment and delivering their message to your organization remotely. Contact us today and let’s work together on building a memorable, impactful virtual event.
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