Professional Speaker

Professional Speaking

Gordon Sheppard will inspire your audience and help them grow their communication skills (while he helps them laugh and learn)!

Professional Speaker

Make Your Event Memorable!

If you want a dynamic, entertaining speaker who offers the practical insights your audience needs to take action, then you’re in in the right place.

Gordon Sheppard is an experienced Professional Speaker who brings more than 25 years of Leadership Development, Strategic Management, Facilitation, Communications, and Marketing experience to every engagement.

So if you want a high impact Speaker who can help your audience reach their goals in an enjoyable way, then Gord is the right choice.

Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker

Want To Hire Gord To Speak At Your Event?

Get in touch. We’d be happy to talk with you about your event needs and how to design a custom presentation that will inspire your audience.

The Effective Meetings Professional Development Workshop

This workshop will help you and your team gain the skills and confidence you need to run more productive (and profitable) meetings. 

Based on the proven 10-Step System in Gordon Sheppard’s book titled the ‘Meeting Leadership Solution,’ in this workshop you’ll learn:

“I enjoyed this event and took away several nuggets that I can implement into my meeting structure to create some quick wins in facilitating efficient and effective meetings. I appreciated Gord’s knowledge from an “outside of health care” view and the group participation to enlist rich ideas from allied professionals”.
Darren Crawford
Care Manager - Alberta Health Services, Addiction & Mental Health

Presentation Clients Include

Why Hire Gord
To Speak At Your Event?

Gord is passionate about helping leaders to succeed. His work is dedicated to providing them with insights and information that they can put into action.

Gord has presented across Canada and the United States for organizations including; AICPA; APEGA; PMI Northern Alberta; Economic Developers Association of Alberta; Calgary and Area Medical Staff Society; CPHR Alberta; MARCOM; University of Alberta; King’s University; Concordia University; Burman University; Rotary District 5360; Alberta Girl Guides; ATB Financial: APC – Administrative Professionals Conference and more.

Gord is the CEO of Business Expert Solutions Inc., a company that serves busienss leaders by providing proven information, training and consulting services.

He is also a Management Consultant, Executive Coach, Professional Speaker, Meeting Facilitator, and Trainer who combines a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a Bachelor’s Degree in Drama, and Prosci Change Management Certification, to deliver a unique, people-centred approach that helps leaders to succeed.

Gord has worked successfully with CEOs, Executives, Managers, Employees, Students and Volunteers across all sectors.

You can hire Gord to facilitate difficult conversations, help you build your organization strategy, teach you how to produce and market online courses, do leadership development, coach your team, speak at your event, do a customized meeting improvement workshop and more.

Samples of Gord's Work

Hire Gord Today!

Get in touch. We’d be happy to talk with you about your event needs and how to design a custom presentation that will inspire your audience.

What People Are Saying

Media Appearances Include

Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker - Appeared on Global Television
Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker - Appeared on CBC Radio
Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker - Appeared on Charity Village
Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker - Appeared on CTV Morning Live

Notable Appearances Include

MEG Energy - Effective Meetings Professional Development Workshop - Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker

MEG Energy - Effective Meetings Professional Development Workshop - Sept 29, 2021

Thanks again to MEG Energy for bringing me back to present the Effective Meetings Professional Development Workshop – online!  This group of highly engaged professionals shared openly and they were eager to grow their communications skills.

Visit https://www.megenergy.com/ to learn more!

APEGA Logo - Effective Meetings Professional Development Workshop - Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
APEGA Nexus Conference 2021
Online

I really enjoyed presenting to more than 275 people at the APEGA Nexus Online Conference on June 9, 2021!  I also appreciated the great reviews and look forward to working with APEGA in the future.

“APEGA’s premier PD event brings together new and seasoned professional engineers and geoscientists for two days of expert-led sessions on industry innovation, technical competence, and regulation in Alberta.”

Visit https://apeganexus.ca to learn more!

Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker - APEGA Nexus Conference 2021
APEGA Nexus Conference - Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker
AICPA Conference - Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker

AICPA Women's Global Leadership Summit 2019 San Diego, California, USA

It was great to present ‘The Truth About Meetings For Executives (and how to fix them…)” at the AICPA Women’s Global Leadership Summit 2019 on November 7, 2019 in San Diego, California! And if you are a woman looking for a great leadership training conference then visit their website to learn more at

https://www.aicpastore.com/NotforProfit/aicpa-women-s-global-leadership-summit/PRDOVR~PC-WOM/PC-WOM.jsp?selected_skucode=WOM19

AICPA Conference - Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker
AICPA Conference - Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker
EFCL - Edmonton Confederation of Community Leagues Alive Conference - Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker

Edmonton Confederation of Community Leagues Leagues Alive Conference 2019
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

I really enjoyed delivering the Keynote speech  at the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues Annual Conference on October 26, 2019! And if you want to learn more about the great work that EFCL does to support your community, then visit https://efcl.org/

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues - Gordon Sheppard - Keynote Speaker
APEGA Logo - Effective Meetings Professional Development Workshop - Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
Effective Meetings Professional Development Workshop
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

I really enjoyed teaching the Effective Meetings Professional Development 1/2 day workshop for APEGA in Calgary, Alberta on Aug 19, 2022!

If you are a Professional Engineer or Geologist who wants to improve their leadership skills by learning how to conduct highly effective meetings, then check out APEGA’s great programming!

https://www.apega.ca/members/career-resources/pd/

Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker - APEGA Nexus Conference 2021
APEGA Nexus Conference - Gordon Sheppard - Professional Speaker

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