• CAPS Southwestern Ontario

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    CAPS Southwestern Ontario

    CAPS is an association of professional speakers that promotes professionalism, positive partnering opportunities and prosperity.

  • Better Together

    CAPS is about being

    Better Together

    Professional speaking is challenging and exciting but can also be isolating. Membership in CAPS offers you a forum, a connection, friendships, and colleagues.

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    CAPS Southwestern Ontario is a community of speakers, coaches, consultants - experts who speak on a wide variety of subjects.


Laurie Hawkins

Laurie Hawkins

Welcome to the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers – Southwestern Ontario Chapter!

If you are looking to connect with other experts to expand your reach, impact and revenue by growing your speaking, training, coaching or consulting business we invite you to consider joining CAPS.

Unlike many of your friends and family members, CAPS understands what you do for a living and we have a genuine desire to connect and collaborate to increase your reach and monetize your message.

Whether you have already built a successful business or beginning the journey to take your expertise and experience into the marketplace, you’ll discover a network of successful members and professional development workshops locally, nationally and internationally.

Please reach out to me or any of our members to get connected to our community. We offer development workshops on the first Monday of every other month – January, March, May, July, September and November.

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Featured Speakers

Marietta Snetsinger
Franchise expert shares the "best practices" of this model and how they can apply to your business.

Greg Schinkel
Improves productivity and employee involvement by developing the leadership skills of front line supervisors, managers and team leaders.

Chris Baker
CAPS recognized professional speaker, changing the ways organizations facilitate, speak and present themselves. World Class speaker, world class results.

Sylvia Plester-Silk
Helping you become the Company of Choice for Employees! On Purpose!

Dave Buzanko
Dave Buzanko is a leading Heartfit Champion, Executive Wellness Mentor and expert in the field of Self-Motivation.

Douglas Vincent
A successful entrepreneur and third-generation family business graduate, with the empathy & ability to help pinpoint and resolve family harmony & relationship concerns.