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Many of our speakers are excellent hosts and moderators, often having honed their skills as television hosts or anchors. They bring an appropriate level of energy to keep the audience engaged and the event on schedule.


Our Most Requested Host/MC’s:

George Stroumboulopoulos

Award-Winning Broadcasting Personality

George is one of Canada’s most popular and respected broadcasters. He is the host of the Sunday-night radio program The Strombo Show on CBC Radio 2. Over the course of his career, George has interviewed a who’s who of entertainment icons, sports stars, world leaders and respected thinkers.

Danielle Bochove

Business Journalist

As a long-time business host for Reuters, the CBC, and most recently Bloomberg, Danielle has shown the ability to connect with audiences and synthesize complex stories with flair. With almost 20 years of multi-media experience in North America, Europe and Asia; Danielle has conducted more than 10,000 live interviews on the trading floors of the world’s top exchanges, in corporate boardrooms and in government offices.

Lauren Toyota

Host, YouTuber & Food Blogger

There’s nothing but ferocious energy when Lauren hits a stage. She has engaged audiences all over the country hosting large live television events such as the Much Music Video Awards. Her years of experience have led her to rock numerous red carpets, where she has conducted countless celebrity interviews including The Juno Awards, The Brit Awards, and The Toronto International Film Festival. Lauren has also hosted the 2012 Polaris Music Prize Gala, the 2008 YMCA Power Of Peace Awards, and presented at the 2013 Canadian Radio Music Awards and 2011 CMW Indie Music Awards.

Howard Green

Journalist, Founding Anchor of BNN & Bestselling Author

Howard Green is one of the founders and builders of Business News Network in Canada, where he anchored from 1999-2014. Green is best known for hosting BNN’s flagship interview show, Headline with Howard Green and for his bestselling book, Banking on America.

Jessi Cruickshank

Host of The Goods & Canada’s Smartest Person

Jessi Cruickshank is one of the most recognized stars in Canada and has been called “the funniest woman on TV today, period.”[The Province]. Known for her sharp wit and irreverent interview style, the television personality is currently the host of CBC’s The Goods and the hit primetime series Canada’s Smartest Person. Jessi has also taken the US by storm, writing and starring in The CW hit comedy series Oh Sit! alongside Jamie Kennedy, acting in TV Land sitcom Kirstie with Kirstie Alley and appearing regularly on E! and The Style Network.

Bobby Umar

Executive Leadership Coach & Authority on Personal Branding

One of Inc. Magazine‘s Top 100 Leadership speakers. A champion of authentic connection and heart-based leadership, Bobby brings an engaging presence, endless exuberance and dynamic people skills to his presentations. With a background in brand marketing, engineering and the performing arts, Bobby draws on his diverse 20-year career to lead Raeallan, whose mission is to discover, inspire and develop leadership.

Orlando Bowen

Gamechanger & Former CFL Linebacker

Orlando Bowen is a gamechanger and a messenger of hope who inspires change with his words and delivers results with his actions. He is a speaker, trainer and the founder and Executive Director at One Voice One Team Youth Leadership Organization.

Jon Montgomery

Award-Winning Host of The Amazing Race Canada & Olympic Gold Medallist, Skeleton

No stranger to tough competition, Jon is the host of CTV’s The Amazing Race Canada (ARC) which celebrated its fourth year on air in 2016, has won over a dozen Canadian Screen Awards and counts millions of viewers every week. Before ARC, Jon won Olympic gold in men’s skeleton at the Vancouver 2010 games by 0.07 seconds.

Dawn Chubai

Television Host, Emcee & Award-Winning Jazz Vocalist

The amount work and cost involved in producing a major event like a convention, an awards ceremony or even a corporate Christmas party truly demands a professional “front person” to tie it all together. With several hundred events on her resume, Dawn’s ability to command audience attention and keep the event on track has put her in high demand for her services as both an Emcee and Celebrity Auctioneer.

Tim Magwood

Interactive Producer & Expert on Digital Media Culture

Tim is a creative, collaborative and passionate leader. A colleague describes him as a “lightening rod in driving positive change.” Tim has the head of an entrepreneur, the heart of a coach, and the soul of a singer/songwriter. As a seasoned facilitator and presenter, he has brought value to over 10,000 participants.

View our full list of Host/MC’s here.

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