Do you need a dynamic speaker for your event?

Contact me to discuss your speaker needs. I deliver interactive presentations and workshops targetted specifically to small business owners.

My focus is always on providing practical, relevant content that attendees can immediately apply to their businesses.

I am Toastmasters trained and so understand the key factors that go into making a seminar or workshop a memorable experience for attendees. Having delivered numerous talks to various business organizations, I am comfortable in front of audiences large and small.  My presentations are customized to your length requirements. So whether you need someone to deliver an hour long seminar on a marketing topic, facilitate a roundtable discussion or teach a one day workshop, I can meet your needs.

As my background is in business development, marketing and operations, I prefer to speak on topics within these areas.  Below are my main speaking topics, however, I can customize topics and titles to meet your event needs.

Feeding the Envy Monster: How Playing Small in Business Affects You and Your Peers

Stop Leaving Sales on the Table: The Ultimate Follow-Up System to Dramatically Increase Your Sales

Your Competition’s Doing It – So Must You: Online Marketing for Business Survival  (Ask about my comprehensive suite of online marketing interactive seminar trainings.)

It’s What They Don’t Say that Should Worry You:  Why Every Business should be Doing Client Survey Marketing

How to Network Like a Superstar and Maximize Your Time at Events (This is a valuable kick-off workshop for events and raises the energy in the room.)

Intentions & Actions: Key Activities to Leverage Your Investment in Trade Shows (This is delivered as a pre-event webinar and is a great value-add offer for exhibitors.)

Request a customized topic for your event.


Ruth presented to our exhibitors and conducted marketing audits of exhibitors’ booths upon request. She provided training that exhibitors could immediately apply in their booths at the Franchise Expo. Exhibitors who applied her techniques commented that they noticed a marked improvement in the conversations they were having with visitors and the quality of leads they generated.

Leslie Lawrence, Director of Sales, National Event Management

Ruth developed a presentation and resources for our pilot business program and facilitated the first workshop. The one-day workshop and course material were extremely well received and garnered positive feedback from all attendees. Ruth is efficient, effective, knowledgeable and professional, as well as being a dynamic facilitator. I would highly recommend her for facilitation and workshop development projects.

Lynne Boynton, Community Employment Co-ordinator, Correctional Service Canada

We originally hired Ruth to speak on a sales panel at our annual event.  After hearing Ruth speak, we engaged her to teach workshops on social media. We had consistently positive feedback from participants. She provided practical, actionable training in an interactive environment.

Kelly McDowell, Enterprise Development, CFDC

Thank you for presenting a wonderful “Improving Your Website” seminar. I was going through the Customer Feedback forms and the program was rated as excellent and very informative.

Brendon Foster, Toronto Public Library

Ruth van Vierzen Speaker Bio


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