Innovation and Creativity Speakers

Sometimes we need a little prompt to uncover new and innovative ways of thinking and acting. Unexpected ideas and novel tools can re-energize a workplace, increase productivity, and catapult your team towards success. Our experts will help you dig deep and step outside the routines!

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Jann Arden, Renowned Canadian Musician and Virtual Keynote Speaker

Jann Arden

Jann Arden can bring a hall full of people to tears through song, only to have them, moments later, rolling in the aisles from her...

Pamela Barnum, Trust Strategist and Nonverbal Communication Expert

Pamela Barnum

Pamela provides actionable strategies to help you negotiate, communicate, and build trust through intentional communication and body...

Paul Bates, Business and Economy Speaker, Management, Profile Image

Paul Bates

Paul Bates is a Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA), Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants (FCMA) and Certified...

Lisa Bentley, Professional Speaker, Ironman Triathlete

Lisa Bentley

Lisa raced for 20 years as a professional triathlete. In the course of her career, she has won 11 IRONMAN races, 11 IRONMAN 70.3 races...

Andrew Bowerbank, Innovation and Thought Leaders Speaker, Profile Image

Andrew Bowerbank

Andrew Bowerbank is a respected authority on channel-to-market strategies for new technologies, systems and processes. Through his...

Daniel Burrus, Futurist and Technology Speaker, Profile Image

Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Innovation. The New York Times has referred to...

Jim Carroll, Futurist, Creativity and Innovation Speaker, Profile Image

Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll is acknowledged as one of the world's leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive global blue...

Stress and Resiliency Virtual Speaker Paula Davis

Paula Davis

Paula Davis JD, MAPP, is the Founder and CEO of the Stress & Resilience Institute, a training and consulting firm that partners with...

Erica Dhawan Professional Speaker

Erica Dhawan

Erica Dhawan is the world’s leading authority on 21st-century Collaboration and Connectional Intelligence. She challenges audiences and...

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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...

Jon Duschinsky, French, Change Speaker, Fundraiser, Profile Image

Jon Duschinsky

At the age of 21, Jon Duschinsky co-founded the Cascaid agency in the UK. He later became head of fundraising for France's largest AIDS...

Linda Edgecombe, Change Speaker, CSP, Hall of Fame, Profile Image

Linda Edgecombe

"My Promise is simple: to deliver programs that Create Powerful Shifts, Inspired, Energized and Accountable Professionals who show up...

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Mitch Fairrais

Mitch Fairrais is an expert in Leadership Development, Team Performance and Human Effectiveness. Mitch gets rave reviews as a keynote...

Richard Florida, Business and Economy Speaker, Economist, Profile Image

Richard Florida

Richard Florida is one of the world's leading public intellectuals on economic competitiveness, demographic trends, and cultural and...

Colleen Francis

Colleen is driven by a passion for sales - and results. A successful sales leader for over 20 years, she understands the particular...

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...

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...

Howard Green, Virtual Business Analyst and Virtual Emcee

Howard Green

Howard Green is a three-time bestselling author and was one of the founding team at Business News Network (now BNN Bloomberg) where he...

Jamie Gruman, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Positive Organizational Psychology, Profile Image

Jamie Gruman

Jamie Gruman earned his Ph.D. in the Applied Social Psychology Program at the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada, where he...

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...

Cameron Hughes, Canadian Professional Sports Entertainer, Sports Speaker, Profile Image

Cameron Hughes

In 1994, Cameron Hughes got up out of his seat at an Ottawa Senators game and spontaneously pumped up the fans into an inspired frenzy....

Salim Ismail, Virtual keynote speaker

Salim Ismail

Salim Ismail is a Canadian serial entrepreneur, angel investor, author, speaker, and technology strategist. He is the Founding...

Catherine Kaputa, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Profile image

Catherine Kaputa

From Madison Avenue, to Corporate America, to the halls of academia, Catherine Kaputa has perfected her ability to market products,...

Darrell Keezer

He’s humorous, but doesn’t fancy himself a comic. He’s a tech expert, but won’t stand before you speaking in code. Darrell’s a digital...

Cathal Kelly

Cathal Kelly is a sports columnist for The Globe and Mail. Cathal won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour in 2019 for his...

Michael Kerr, Communication Speaker, Business Speaker, Profile Image

Michael Kerr

Michael Kerr is an international business speaker, humorist, trainer, author and one of North America's leading authorities on creating...

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...

Dr. Gillian Mandich

Virtual Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gillian Mandich has a PhD from Western University in Health Science, specializing in Health Promotion. Her...

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Alexander Manu

Alexander Manu is a strategic innovation practitioner, international lecturer and author. He works with executive teams in Fortune 500...

Yan Markson - Mentalist, Virtual Speaker

Yan Markson

For many years Yan Markson lived a double life. A professional mentalist performing for the biggest companies in North America by one...

Dr. Beth McCharles

Dr. Beth McCharles is a leading Mental Performance Coach and dynamic speaker. Through an innovative and collaborative approach, Beth...

Dr. Grant McCracken

Canadian Grant McCracken is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive...

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...

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...

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...

Toni Newman, French Speaker, Business, Entrepreneur, Innovator, Profile Image

Toni Newman

Toni Newman is a professional innovation catalyst - a talented communicator dedicated to helping people create more opportunities for...

Tim Richardson, Change Speaker, Motivational Business Speaker, Profile Image

Tim Richardson

For 23 years, Tim Richardson has been President of Total Development Resources, Inc. and has been a full time presenter, trainer, and...

Mike Robitaille, Leadership, Business, Sales, Leadership Speaker

Mike Robitaille

Selling stuff is no longer enough. As internet transparency and social media organization shift power away from corporations,...

Marc Saltzman, Technology Speaker, Future Trends, Profile Image

Marc Saltzman

Marc discusses the latest gadgets, social media, video games, the Internet, etc. Gadgets can include products and services related to...

Ben Saunders, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Profile Image

Ben Saunders

Ben Saunders is a record-breaking long-distance skier with four North Pole expeditions under his belt. He is the youngest person to ski...

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...

Scott Stratten, Technology Speaker, Social Media Influencer, Profile Image

Scott Stratten

Scott Stratten is an expert in Viral, Social, and Authentic Marketing which he calls Un-Marketing: positioning yourself as a trusted...

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...

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...

Masai Ujiri, Professional Sports Speaker, Virtual Motivational Speaker, Toronto Raptors President

Masai Ujiri

Masai Ujiri is in his seventh season as President of the Toronto Raptors, leading the team to the most successful period in franchise...

Michael Ungar, Professional Resiliency Speaker, Virtual Resiliency Speaker

Michael Ungar

Michael Ungar, Ph.D., is a Family Therapist and Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University where he holds the Canada Research...

Tina Varughese, professional diversity and inclusion speaker

Tina Varughese

Tina is an Indo-Canadian daughter of first-generation East Indian parents, which allows her to find ‘the best of both worlds’ and shed...

Nicholas Webb, Business and Economy Speaker, Thought Leader, Profile Image

Nicholas Webb

Nicholas Webb is a highly regarded international business thought leader. As a Senior Partner at Lassen Scientific, Inc., Nicholas...

Ken Wong, Business Economy Speaker, Marketing, Profile Image

Dr. Ken Wong

Ken Wong is an award-winning professor and frequently cited marketing authority. He is a Professor of Business, expert in marketing and...