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Spotlight On: New Speakers Making News

Spotlight On: New Speakers Making News

We are proud to now represent these three impressive speakers. Read more about each (and watch their videos) below:


Revered across the country and around the world as a strong leader who champions freedom, democracy, human rights, and the rule of law, THE HON. JOHN BAIRD, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, has made Canadians proud during his years in Federal and Provincial Government. He fought for those with developmental disabilities, oversaw the largest expansion of protected areas in Canadian history, led international efforts to end the barbaric practice of child, early and forced marriage, and promoted the role of women in emerging democracies. He was also among the world’s most outspoken critics of hateful and outdated anti-gay legislation in places like Uganda, Nigeria, and Russia.

We are proud to now represent Mr. Baird, and provide audiences with the unique opportunity to hear directly from him on such topics as Geopolitics: Risks and Opportunities; Global Affairs: Canada’s Role and Influence Internationally; Domestic Politics: The Canadian Political Landscape; and the Middle East Crisis.


This is AWESOME news that makes us very happy! You know him as one of the most popular TED speakers in the world and the author of the runaway #1 international bestseller, The Book of Awesome, and we are excited to announce that NEIL PASRICHA has joined Speakers’ Spotlight! Neil is available to share his ongoing work and recent breakthroughs into the study of happiness, all  based on his much-anticipated book, The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything, to be released in spring, 2016.

With infectious enthusiasm, heartfelt authenticity, and a “what’s worked” authority, Neil connects with audiences and then challenges them to elevate expectations of themselves and commit to the habit of happiness every day. He tailors his presentations to each audience, and speaks about happiness on both a personal level—sharing the latest research and tips on what individuals can do to create more happiness in their lives—as well as the organizational level—what leaders can do to foster a culture of happy, engaged, and productive people.


The Den is heating up! We’re thrilled to share the news that JOE MIMRAN, Canadian retail fashion mogul, and new member of CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den, is now represented by Speakers’ Spotlight! Joe is a man who knows about business, entrepreneurism, and the arts (and he’s got a whole lot of style!), who has founded and built brands that have helped define the fashion industry landscape, such as Joe Fresh, Club Monaco, Alfred Sung, Caban, and—with his wife, Kimberley Newport-Mimran—Pink Tartan. In 2014, Joe was the recipient of the Canadian Style Award.

Sharing the secrets behind his success, from his keen eye for business to his investment acumen, Joe never fails to enlighten and entertain audiences when speaking on his passion for branding, design, and entrepreneurship. He knows what it takes to succeed—here’s your chance to learn from a leader and leave inspired.


For the past 20 years Speakers’ Spotlight has represented the world’s most extraordinary speakers, leading thinkers, and inspiring individuals. Our clients represent a cross-section of leading corporations, associations, government agencies, health care organizations, universities and colleges. Speakers’ Spotlight has arranged training programs, celebrity campaigns, digital content and more than 20,000 speaking engagements in over 30 countries.