Public Speaking

“Dave and Deb’s presentation is high energy and inspiring designed to keep the audience excited about changing their lives and pursuing their passion.”

With a combination of video, slides, storytelling, and back and forth banter, Dave and Deb deliver a quality performance designed to inspire.”

To book Speaking Engagements contact us at [email protected]

Public Speaking Around The World

Having quit our successful careers in the film business to pursue our dream of travel, we have seamlessly made the transition from business professionals to full-time adventure travelers who are ranked as one of the top travel blogs and online travel influencers in the world.

We have proven that following your passion will lead you to success no matter what age you are or what your current situation is in life.

Dave and Deb are available for public speaking engagements focusing on inspiration and motivation as well as the business of online media and working with travel personalities to promote brands.

To Book us for your event: Contact us at [email protected]

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Speaking Engagements


Sony Canada – London Drugs – How to Vlog
Sony Canada and Vistek – How to Take Great Travel Photos
Sony Canada



New York City – Skift Global Media

Inspiration to Action: How Travel Brands Can Win on Pinterest

Toronto – Travel Massive

How to Make the Most of Affiliate Marketing


New York – TBEX North America – Opening Keynote – Sept 11

Austin Texas – Travel Con: Working with Tourism Boards – Sept 19

Toronto – Canada Points University: TBD – Sept 29

Toronto – Queens University: Art of Influencing: May 15

Orlando Florida – Connect Travel – Working with Influencers: Feb 21

Las Vegas NevadaAlaska Media Road Show: The State of Travel Media January 14


Toronto – GoAhead Tours Experience Tanzania- Sept 21

Bucharest, Romania – Experience Bucharest: Opening Keynote, May 12

Istanbul, Turkey – Inflow Global Summit: April 17

Ireland: TBEX Keynote – Oct 2 Ireland


Sydney, Australia- Travel Massive with Cheap Flights: Feb 23

Colombo Sri Lanka – Opening Keynote: June 8

New York Times Travel Show: Jan 8 and 9

  1. How to Avoid Travel Fails with the US State Department
  2. Greenland with Quark Expeditions

Previous Speaking Engagements

TBEX North America: Oct 2015
TMAC East Coast Canada Chapter: Sept 2015
Destination Marketing Association International: Austin Texas: July 2015
TBEX Europe – April 29 – May 1
Cycling Conference Spain
Toronto Outdoor Show: Feb 12-13 2015

Toronto Outdoor Show – Canada’s Largest Outdoor Show
Professional Travel Bloggers Association: Sri Lanka – Nov. 14 – 18
Ontario Motorcoach Association: Nov 10 Representing Alberta Canada
TBEX Cancun: Sept 13-14

Travel Information Services Conference – Collingwood Canada, October 23, 2013
TBEX Toronto – Key Note Speakers June 2013

TBEX Conference Europe – KeyNote – Spain Sept 2012
Travel Bloggers Unite – Keynote Speakers Porto, Portugal, Sept 8th, 2012
Society of American Travel Writers – Indianapolis, USA, Sept 13th 2012
Adventure Travel World Summit – Speakers  – October 8-12 2012
TBEX “12 – Vail Colorado – How to work with Sponsors – June 2012
Culture and Heritage Institute – Toronto, –  The Evolution of Social Media and Travel – June 2012
Travel Bloggers Unite – Umbria, Italy  – How to Find and Work with Sponsors – April  2012
How to Work with Travel Bloggers – For Tourism Industry and Pr  – Umbria, Italy – April 2012
Social Media Week –
 Toronto, Getting Serious About Travel Blogging – Feb 2012

E-Tourism and E-Marketing Conference in Cairo, Egypt – How Companies can work with Travel Bloggers – Dec 2011
MeetPlanGo – Toronto – How to Travel the World  –  2011
The Explorers Club –  Toronto – Mongol Rally Adventure – 2011

Intrepid Tours – Toronto – Cycling Africa – 2010
MeetPlanGo – Toronto – How to Travel the World – 2010
Mountain Equipment Co-op – Everest Base Camp Trek – 2010

Toronto Bicycle Network – Tour d’Afrique – 2009
Mountain Equipment Co-op – Tour D’Afrique 2008 Multimedia Presentation – 2009
Media Presentation Japanese Cultural Centre – The Ultimate New Years Resolution
Woodland Park Secondary School – Africa and Plan Canada

TV Appearances:

Dave and Deb’s dynamic personalities have put them in high demand not only for speaking engagements but also television appearances. They have appeared regularly on live national television on CTV News Express and Canada AM. They’ve also been featured in promotional ads for American Express Canada, and Travel and Escape TV.

To see all our TV and Radio Appearances, visit our Media Page for a complete breakdown

What People are Saying

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