Keynote Presentations

Insightful & Inspiring. Engaging & Unforgettable.

These are just some of the words that audiences and organizations have used to describe Corey Atkinson’s keynote presentations, leadership programs and culture discussions.

Successful events today need a speaker who will connect with the audience. A speaker who makes the audience feel drawn to the person on the podium and their message. A speaker who is not only knowledgeable in the areas of leadership, management and communication – but is excited to share his thoughts with everyone.

VP, Strategic Learning & Development
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For your next event to be successful – Corey is the only choice.

From a business perspective, all of Corey’s presentations support the building of an agile workforce. With insight, experience and strategies into these areas of organizational effectiveness, Corey’s presentations will resonate across numerous themes and connect with audience members from every industry.

Core Keynote Topics


Building Trust

Dimensions of Leadership

Leading Change

Service Excellence


Critical Conversations


Innovative Thinking

Performance Coaching


Employee Engagement

Leading With Values

Building Resilience

Creating A Performance Culture

Corey works with clients across North America and tailors his material to fit your needs. Set up a consultation and he will work with you to develop material customized to your event, message, audience or organization. No matter what your business, theme, or needs, his material will speak to it.

Whether on-stage or online Corey’s presentations will not disappoint.

Regardless of the setting, Corey’s focus is always on the audience and their needs. That means he not only provides great insight and inspiration but also ensures that the delivery of his message keeps people listening and engaged.

To keep Corey on top of trends and changes, he hosts the Journey To Leadership Podcast and writes regularly on all topics related to leadership and employee engagement.

In Person Presentations (On-stage)

Years of Experience.
Corey has many years of experience, having worked in marketing, client service, operations, learning design and delivery up to VP of Strategic Learning & Development. All of these pathways have given him the deep background to consistently deliver countless keynote presentations to organizations across every industry – that impacts business results.

Keynote presentations run between 30 – 75 minutes. Workshops run from 90 minutes to a half day, or topics can be combined for a full-day learning.

Virtual Presentations (Live Online)

Virtual Keynote presentations run between 30 – 45 minutes. Virtual workshop/webinars run from 45 – 90 minutes.

If your conference or event has moved online, then your presenters are no longer talking to a large group of people. Virtual presentations must be highly interactive, customized, insightful, entertaining, and memorable.

Corey is one of the few professional speakers who has the ability and experience of speaking to that your virtual audience – with power and passion.

Client Testimonials

Customized Presentations

“Your keynote address kept everyone engaged and will be remembered by everyone attending our Annual General Meeting. Your ability to customize the program and relate it directly to our industry and our specific company was outstanding.”

– VP Operations

WOW Factor

“Your kickoff keynote presentation was exactly what my group needed! I could see the excitement from our team as they were getting the solutions and action steps we needed to implement! And now – even a few months after your presentation our team is still using the principles you taught us which are now ingrained into our day to day business.”

– Association President

Exceeded Expectations!

“The workshop exceeded our expectations. The Corey was so engaging, and everyone was interacting and sharing ideas. The content was he customized truly reflected our needs and made it very relevant to us. Looking forward to having him back to more learning sessions and coaching for us.”

– General Manager

Corey has keynoted conferences, national meetings and industry conventions for hundreds of renowned companies and associations

See how Corey can be your trusted professional speaking resource.