Facilitator, Chairperson, or MC

Finding the right host or MC can be the key to a successful event. Browse our selection of sports figures, comics, professional facilitators and media names to choose the fit that's perfect for your event.  They will bring your event to life!

Click any of the speakers below for a full biography and program overview.

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Sally Armstrong

Sally Armstrong has the gift of touching the emotions of her audience through her stories based on her travel to many remote parts of the...

Colby Armstrong

After a 12 year NHL career playing for the Thrashers, Penguins, Maple Leafs and Canadiens, Colby turned his on-ice success into a career ...

Jeanne Beker, Facilitator, Chairperson or MC, Profile Image

Jeanne Beker

Born in Toronto, Jeanne Beker began her career in show business at the age of 16 and since then has never looked back. A mother of two te...

Rod Black, Sportscaster, CTV, TSN, Profile Image

Rod Black

In 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,...

Bill Carr, Inspirational and Motivational Speaker, Profile Image

Bill Carr

Bill Carr is an actor, award winning satirist, writer, speaker and coach. For over twenty-­‐five years, Bill has been making people la...

Simon Cotter, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Corporate, Profile Image

Simon Cotter

After a climbing the corporate ladder in his real estate career, Simon B. Cotter turned to comedy, where he has found just as much succes...

Judy Croon, Communication, Comedian Speaker, Profile Image

Judy Croon

Judy Croon is a comedian, MC, motivational humourist, radio broadcaster, author and proud to have never been in jail. She has been the...

Matt Devlin, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Toronto Raptors Play-by-play, Profile Image

Matt Devlin

In 2008, Matt Devlin joined the Toronto Raptors as the club's television play-by-play voice. Considered one of the top young broadcaster...

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Ann Douglas

They don't call her “The Mother of All” for nothing. Ann Douglas has been Canada's go-to guide to all things parenting since the publ...

Don Drummond, Business and Economy Speaker, Policy Issues Expert, Profile Image

Don Drummond

After a brilliant career as a senior federal finance official and bank chief economist, in which he has been a force in shaping and inter...

Elliotte Friedman, Adventure and Sports Speaker, CBC, Profile Image

Elliotte Friedman

Elliotte Friedman is no ordinary sports announcer. Currently a reporter for CBC's Hockey Night in Canada, Friedman has also covered 4 Oly...

Sam Geist, Business and Economy Speaker, Sales, Profile Image

Sam Geist

Sam Geist is no idle armchair philosopher; his insights stem from years of front-line business experience. He grew his single sporting go...

Hamlin Grange, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Diversity, Profile Image

Hamlin Grange

Hamlin Grange is a prime example of the Canadian Immigrant Story. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, he immigrated to Canada at the age of 10 and...

Risha Grant, Diversity, Inclusion speaker, virtual keynote speaker

Risha Grant

Motivated by her passion to correct societal isms like racism, sexism, classism and plain old stupidism, it is Risha's personal mission t...

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Heather Greenwood Davis

Heather Greenwood Davis is a lawyer turned multiple award-winning journalist, travel columnist, freelance feature writer and blogger. Cal...

Alison Griffiths, Business and Economy Speaker, Profile Image

Alison Griffiths

Alison Griffiths is an award winning financial journalist, bestselling author and experienced broadcaster. She brings to her work a formi...

Carla Guerrera Professional speaker

Carla Guerrera

Carla Guerrera is a globally recognized real estate and urban development professional. Carla combines the fields of real estate develop...

Jim Harris, Disruptive Innovation Keynote Speaker, Profile Image

Jim Harris

Jim Harris is a one of North America's foremost management consultants, authors and thinkers on disruptive innovation, leadership, innova...

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Sean Hayes

Dr. Hayes is a Clinical Psychologist with 25+ years of experience consulting nationally and globally with executives, management, and tea...

Neil Hedley, Entertainment Speaker, Zoomer Media, Profile Image

Neil Hedley

After a 30-year career in radio and television, Neil Hedley launched Dadditudes.com in 2012 as a magazine, community and resource for men...

Taylor Kaye, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Lifestyle Expert, Profile Image

Taylor Kaye

Taylor Kaye is a national TV and Radio Personality and lifestyle expert. She was on the Steven and Chris show which aired on CBC and arou...

Doug Keeley, Business and Economy Speaker, Leadership Expert, Profile Image

Doug Keeley

Doug Keeley is a globally recognized communicator and trainer; a master storyteller, musician, and self-professed “leadership junkie”...

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Phil Keoghan

Phil Keoghan is best known for his role as host of Jerry Bruckheimer's television show, The Amazing Race, which has won six Emmy Awards a...

Stuart Knight, Change Speaker, The Art of Powerful Conversation, Profile Image

Stuart Knight

Stuart Knight is an award winning entrepreneur, critically acclaimed author, and hit producer. He has written, produced and starred in li...

Nick Kypreos, Adventure and Sports Speakers, Sportsnet Broadcaster, Profile Image

Nick Kypreos

Nick Kypreos is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey left-winger. He played eight seasons in the National Hockey League for the Har...

Karina LeBlanc, Motivational Speaker, $5000 and Under Speaker, Profile Image

Karina LeBlanc

Karina LeBlanc moved from a small island in the Caribbean to Maple Ridge British Columbia at age 8. So at an early age, she was thrust in...

Peter Legge, Business and Economy Speaker, Business Strategies, Profile Image

Peter Legge

Peter Legge is an inspiration to anyone who meets him! He lives his life dream as an internationally acclaimed professional speaker, a be...

Mike Lipkin, Change Speaker, Motivator, Profile Image

Mike Lipkin

Mike Lipkin is a Toronto-based speaker, author, motivator and persuasion coach who has worked in twenty-two countries with over 1,000,000...

Ron MacLean, Adventure and Sports Speaker, CBC, Profile Image

Ron MacLean

Ron MacLean is best known as the straight man on Coach's Corner, the listener, and some might argue the voice of reason that saves Don Ch...

Tim Magwood, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Profile Image

Tim Magwood

Tim is a creative, collaborative and passionate leader. A colleague describes him as a "lightning rod in driving positive change." Tim ha...

Jeff Marek

A veteran of the Canadian broadcast industry, Jeff started out on conventional radio hosting Live Audio Wrestling. He has grown through s...

Ross McBride, Change Speaker, Communication, Profile Image

Ross McBride

Mr. McBride is the founder and president of a Canadian-based management consulting group. Eighteen years ago, Mr. McBride started The Bla...

Duncan McCue, Current Events and Political Speaker, CBC News, Profile Image

Duncan McCue

Duncan McCue has been a reporter for CBC News in Vancouver for 12 years. His award-winning news and current affairs pieces are featured o...

Ann Medina, Communications Speaker, Profile Image

Ann Medina

Ann Medina grew up in New York City. She studied philosophy at Wellesley College, Harvard University and the University of Edinburgh befo...

Tracy Moore, Facilitator, Chairperson or MC, Host of CityLine, Profile Image

Tracy Moore

Born in Toronto to Jamaican-Canadian parents, Tracy Moore was raised in quintessential suburbia, where she had the sort of childhood you ...

Professional Virtual Speaker Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss is the Cofounder of Plasticity Labs, researcher and bestselling author of “Unlocking Happiness at Work” and Virtual Key...

Julia Moulden, Change Speaker, New Radicals, Profile Image

Julia Moulden

A powerful new idea is sweeping North America: that "doing good" can mean more than volunteering and philanthropy. That how we earn our l...

Heather Moyse, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Olympic Gold Medalist, Profile Image

Heather Moyse

Heather Moyse left a wake of push-start records on tracks all over the world on her way to winning Canada's first ever Women's Bobsleigh ...

Ben Mulroney

Ben has been working in television and radio for over 18 years: from the chatroom, to Canadian Idol and etalk, he has become a familiar f...

Robert Murray, Business and Economy Speaker, Leadership, Profile Image

Robert Murray

Robert Murray is a passionate storyteller and leadership mentor with more than twenty years of Senior Executive Business experience in Fo...

Adam Oates, Canadian ice hockey player, NHL, Profile Image

Adam Oates

Hockey player, Adam Oates, played 19 seasons in the National Hockey League. Known as an elite playmaker, his career total of 1,079 assist...

Richard Pound, Business and Economy Speaker, International Advocate for Change, Profile Image

Richard Pound

With tenacity and unwavering resolve, Richard Pound is revitalizing global ethical standards one iconic institution at a time. Richard...

Tony Quinn, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Comedian, Musician, Profile Image

Tony Quinn

Tony Quinn can best be described as a renaissance entertainer. He is one of the very few who can accomplish all that he does - alone on s...

Jim Ralph, Sports Speaker, Hockey, Profile Image

Jim Ralph

Jim Ralph is best known for his dry, self-deprecating sense of humour, and his comical impersonations of famous Canadian sportscasters, i...

Nigel Reed, Adventure and Sports Speakers, Sports Commentator and Analyst, Profile Image

Nigel Reed

Nigel Reed has more spent more than 25 years in the broadcast industry. Working with some of the biggest names in the business he brings ...

Scott Russell, Adventure and Sports Speaker, CBC, Profile Image

Scott Russell

Scott Russell is a Gemini-Award winning broadcaster and acclaimed author, originally from Oshawa. He holds a Masters of Arts degree from ...

Karen Sealy, Facilitator, Chairperson or MC, Profile Image

Karen Sealy

Multi award-winning Designer Karen Sealy is equally at ease in a hardhat or heels - her passion and knowledge of the two sides of design ...

Kimberley Seldon, Entrepreneurship Speaker, Broadcast Personality, Profile Image

Kimberley Seldon

Kimberley Seldon is a vibrant presence in the world of design, enjoying an international reputation as a designer, journalist, keynote sp...

Jeffrey Simpson, Current Events Speaker, Globe & Mail Columnist, Profile Image

Jeffrey Simpson

Jeffrey Simpson, The Globe and Mail's national affairs columnist, has won all three of Canada's leading literary prizes -- the Governor-G...

Harnarayan Singh

Born and raised in small town Alberta, Harnarayan Singh has risen through the broadcast ranks to become the host and play by play announc...

Sami-Jo Small, Sports, Hockey, Olympics Motivational Speaker

Sami Jo Small

Sami Jo Small grew up on the outdoor hockey rinks of Winnipeg, MB. Her passion for the game was honed in the boys' minor hockey system. A...

Meg Soper, Communication Speaker, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Profile Image

Meg Soper

Meg Soper is a keynote motivational humourist speaker who combines the skills of a premiere stand-up comic with the hands on experience i...

PJ Stock, Adventure and Sports Speaker, HNIC Announcer, Profile Image

PJ Stock

After playing for the New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, PJ Stock retired from the NHL and turned his hand to sports...

Mike Tennant, Change Speaker, Persuasion, Advertising, Profile Image

Mike Tennant

A veteran of print and radio writing, Mike Tennant is known to thousands of CBC Radio listeners for his work as Ad Columnist on Definitel...

Joe Tilley, Sports Speaker, Sports Anchor, CTV Toronto, Profile Image

Joe Tilley

"A personal story of inspiration and recovery" - Joe Tilley is the Sports Anchor for CTV News Toronto. A happily married father of three,...

Jeff Tobe, Change Speaker, Communication Speaker, Profile Image

Jeff Tobe

Certified Speaking Professional, Jeff Tobe's credentials are impressive. Insider Magazine dubbed him "The Guru of Creativity" and readers...

Chantal Vallée, sports speaker, head coach Windsor Lancers Women's Basketball, Profile Image

Chantal Vallee

Chantal Vallée is the Head Coach of the University of two-time Canadian University Champion Windsor Lancers Women's Basketball. She h...

Samra Zafar, Virtual Keynote Speaker, Diversity and Inclusion Speaker, Mental Health Speaker

Samra Zafar

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