The Jeff Turner Entertainment Group welcomes you to its Keynote Speakers, Event Hosts and MCs page!

Whether you are looking for a speaker/MC/Event Host for a festival, theatre or arts council event or for a corporate/private event, conference, convention, special event or fundraiser, Jeff Turner Entertainment Group can put together the perfect package for you.

JTEG offers unparalleled and talented keynote speakers such as Sports Personalities, Business Leaders, Media Personalities as well as world-class corporate comedians and entertainers.

We are committed to finding our clients a speaker whose message meets the needs of their business and delivers a message that touches and entertains their audience.

Beyond the amazing keynote speakers below, through our relationships with all the major agencies and management across North America we can bring you keynote speakers of whatever stripe or topic interests you. Don’t hesitate to ask!

Speakers available in the fields of:

  • Sports Personalities (including former Canucks and other athletes, current and former broadcasters, etc)
  • Politics
  • Business
  • Entertainment
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Media and Current Events
And many more.

Contact info@turnerentertainmentgroup.com to enquire about a keynote speaker for your next event!
Charles Demers
High Brow & Low Brow with Ease
By combining political humour that's never shrill or self-righteous with broader jokes that are never thoughtless, Charlie is equally well-received whether delivering jokes in a sports bar or emceeing a gala for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.  Not many people have both on their resume. read more...
Dave Bidini
Musician, author, raconteur, agent provocateur
Dave Bidini is likely best known as one of the founding members of the Rheostatics. Since the band′s separation in 2007 he is now known as the only Canadian to be nominated for a Juno, Gemini, and Genie Award, as well as the country’s national book contest, Canada Reads, for his legendary "On A Cold Road."
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Terry David Mulligan
Entertaining and informing the masses on music and pop culture for over forty years
Television/radio personality and actor Terry David Mulligan has been entertaining and informing the masses on music and pop culture for over forty years. He has had a varied career starting out as a Mountie in Alberta, including a stint as a Gap spokesperson throughout the USA and the MC of the first Greenpeace concert. Appropriately, his Hall of Fame Star is laid in front of the iconic Vancouver music venue, The Commodore Ballroom.
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Red Robinson
Legends of Rock and Roll Show, Corporate Speaker and MC
With a broadcasting career extending back to his teens, Red Robinson was there for the beginning of Rock n’ Roll. While still in high school in 1954, Robinson started working as a disc jockey at the age of 16 at radio station CJOR. He quickly became instrumental to the voice of radio, turning the stations he worked for into Rock and Roll powerhouses.
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Funnier Than Gretzky
Live Podcast and Comedy Show Hockey Stories and Reminiscences hosted by Vancouver’s Comedy Duo Damonde Tschritter and Dan Quinn with Special Feature Guests
Funnier than Gretzky is a weekly podcast featuring two of the funniest hockey gurus on the planet, Damonde Tschritter and Dan Quinn. Damonde and Dan invite guests each week to talk their take on the greatest hockey stories, players, events, teams and games in the history of our great sport. read more...
Chris Molineux
Highly Entertaining Consummate Communication Coach
Chris will custom tailor shows for specific events or crowds and his show can also be offered as part of a package with a keynote speaker speech or workshop on humour and creativity in the workplace. Group and individual coaching and keynotes are available and can be booked world-wide for your conference, convention or retreat. read more...
Mike Cavers
Seasoned MC for over 10 Years
Mike has hosted events as vibrant characters and also as a traditional MC. He has developed a reputation of being meticulously organized and professional, able to think fast and avoid facial twitches with the last minute changes in program. His cheerful serenity under pressure at big events is the benefit of years of experience - not pharmaceuticals. Add to that his 20 years experience as an improv comedian and you have an MC that never fails to bring your event to life, engage your audience and keep the program running so smoothly that event coordinators can actually drop their shoulders and breath again. read more...
Chen Lizra
The Communication and Seduction Strategist
Seduction has raised her self-confidence and led to incredible results in her life and to success. Chen chose, consciously, to make seduction classy, adding her sense of integrity and loyalty, setting an example for others on how seduction can be used to become more successful. She shares this knowledge through powerful seminars and talks helping you to claim your body and mind back, raising your self-esteem, and shifting your misconceptions on the power of seduction and its results. read more...
Cory Weeds
Jazz Impresario, Saxophonist, Club and Record Label Owner
Saxophonist Cory Weeds has been a professional musician for the better part of 15 years, but pretty much covers every role on the Vancouver jazz scene - musician, record producer, radio host, record label owner and jazz club owner. Cory is also available for keynote speaker/MC engagements. Cory's speaking topics may include:
- The thrills, trials and tribulations of owning/operating a Jazz Club and Record Label
- The life of a touring musician
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Bill Tieleman
One of BC’s best known political commentators, columnist, and strategist
Bill Tieleman is one of British Columbia’s best-known communicators and strategists, as well as a newspaper columnist, radio and television political commentator. Bill combines experience at the top levels of the provincial government and the labour movement with expert public relations skills. read more...
Hadani Ditmars
Author, Journalist and Cultural Commentator
Author, journalist, and photographer Hadani Ditmars has reported from Lebanon, Israel/Palestine, and Iraq, often examining the human costs of sectarian strife as well as cultural resistance to war, occupation and embargo.

Hadani is a former editor at New Internationalist magazine and last travelled to Baghdad in 2010 to write and photograph the May 2010 issue Iraq, 7 years later, the legacy of invasion. read more...
Patrick Maliha
World Record Holder
Patrick Maliha is the world record holder for most impressions in one minute beating out the previous record holder, Dana Carvey. His act has been described as Ray Romano meets a 21st Century Don Rickles. A professional Stand-up comedian & talented impressionist, Patrick has Headlined and MC’ed various shows at a multitude of comedy clubs, festivals, and corporate events through out Canada and the U.S. read more...
Peter Ladner
Changing the way we feed cities
Peter Ladner is a former politician and business owner who lives in Vancouver, B.C. New Society Publishers published his book, The Urban Food Revolution, Changing the Way We Feed Cities, in October 2011. He has been a lifelong gardener, and served on the Vancouver Food Policy Council. read more...
Nick Harrison
Nicholas Harrison was trained as an actor in London, England and the London Academy of Performing Arts, has a Masters in Directing from the University of Victoria and a PhD from the University of British Columbia. He is a veteran improviser with the award winning Vancouver TheatreSports League and is a well-known radio personality in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. In addition to making listeners laugh for years as Nick The Guy on JRFM 93.7, he was the morning show producer on CKZZ 95.3. He has won the Canadian Gold Ribbon Award during his time at 95.3. He has co-written A Twisted Christmas Carol and Sword Play which were both nominated for Canadian Comedy Awards. read more...
Glenda Standeven
Inspirational and Motivational Speaker
Glenda shares her wit and wisdom in overcoming life’s hurdles. She blends a combination of practicality and humour towards living life to the fullest. She has become an accomplished speaker who has delighted audiences of all ages for over 20 years. In Oct of 2009 Glenda had her first book published, titled ‘Who’s Chasing Me?’ a beautifully written children’s story about friendship, imagination, and facing your fears. She will be releasing an autobiography with two other cancer survivors, entitled ‘Choosing to Smile’ in March 2010. read more...
Rick Lewis
Discover the power of intelligent misbehaviour!
Rick has authored three books on personal growth, his observations of human behavior in relationship to his experience with audiences from all industries and walks of life. This formed the basis of his latest book, "7 Rules You Were Born to Break," and is now the core focus of his corporate meeting presentations. read more...
Kate Davis
The Healing Thread of Humour
A five-time nominee at the Canadian Comedy Awards and star of her own hour-long comedy special on CTV and the Comedy Network, Kate has appeared on Breakfast Television, Star TV, Toronto 1, Prime, WTN, TVO, CBC Radio One The Debaters and The Mom Show. Through a reinventive outlook, Kate created successful parenting with humour workshops. read more...
Pearce Visser
Pearce Visser is the Artistic Associate Director of the celebrated Vancouver Theatresports League and one of Vancouver’s most popular comedy emcees. He’s been hosting and creating top–notch comedy shows for years with the popular improv comedy company on Granville Island and getting the big laughs from public and corporate audiences from around the world. He has also toured with the company six times with the company, winning a Jesse Award for the hit show Free Willy Shakespeare. He has been invited to teach the arts of comedy improv in Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary, as well as London and Melbourne. He’s also a veteran cruise ship entertainer for the Royal Caribean and Crystal cruise lines. read more...
Character MCs
Add excitement and fun to your event with a character MC. Turner’s MCs can provide just about any character we offer as an event MC. Popular character MCs been Captain Cannonball, Marilyn Monroe, Captain Kirk and Sergeant Preston, a true Canadian icon. The Jeff Turner Entertainment Group’s stellar roster or comedians and keynote speakers are also available as MCs for your special event. Check out our comedy roster here and our keynote speaker’s roster here.
 


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