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Roger Haskett is motivational speaker based in Vancouver, BC. Roger has enjoyed a rich and diverse career as an award-winning writer, director, actor, teacher, speaker and entrepreneur. Roger and his company, Engagement Unlimited, focus on helping clients maximize engagement at meetings and events by weaving together innovative approaches to entertainment, education, and team-building.
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"I have really
and now is the perfect time to bring some of that Roger joy to our members!" missed your enthusiasm at our events Jennifer Winter, Rebeluxcreative
"Roger, it is so great to watch your videos on Linkedin! T
with this idea. You showed me this topic needs to be shared with the world more than ever. ESP. now. I have always been a mental health advocate and decided to step out and share my passions too." o be honest, doing Projectworld events and listening to you speak were what inspired me to continue Erin Poredos, Event Manager
"Thank you Roger for all you have done to
to move forward during these difficult days!" keep our SITE Canada and Global members engaged and motivated Gabby Spanton, Site Canada President
"Roger Haskett, from one SITE member to another:
with sometimes quirky views that make me think or have an AHA moment. Yes, I agree, people should hire you! #emcee" you are amazing! I always love your energetic personality Cokkie Eaker, Next Generation Incentives
with Advocis CLC, just now. Would love to stay in touch." Great session (Pressure Cooker Confidence) Arun Channan Strategic Business Partner Profiles International
"I wanted to say how much I love your “Talking To People in a Pandemic” series.
You are . I am endlessly impressed." so wonderful on stage and know just how to adjust to being on an intimate screen Heather Sharpe. President, Sherpa Group Events
"I really enjoyed how you and Roger conducted the session (Virtual Engagement Strategies) as a demonstration of what you were teaching lol! I also think the
action-oriented way in which you engage virtual audiences (striking poses and using hand gestures to communicate) is so great!" Amy Casebolt
I wanted to thank you for jumping on our weekly virtual line-up last Friday. Your openness to “be there” is so appreciated and I know . I always have positive take-always when interacting with you :blush: was impactful for all of us in the meeting Keep your “fight” alive and hope you have a playful and enjoyable weekend ahead! Thanks a ton," Sean Lynch, President NHS Global Events
Risha Walden, Walden Interiors: “Your energy is great.
. Don’t stop.” You are doing fantastic. You are on your mission “The What I learned today from Mr. Haskett will stay with me both professionally and personally.” BEST CONFERENCE SEMINAR I’VE ATTENDED EVER! — The Power of Play - Incentive Works Survey Result “ He makes it impossible for your audience not to listen up, and perk up, whenever he takes the stage. No matter what the topics for discussion may be it is obvious that Roger Haskett is the most energetic and inspiring MC I have had a chance to work with in my 30 year career in the event AV business. he does his research and puts his heart and soul on the line.” — David A. Evans, Senior Project Manager, CCR Solutions “ and it was awe-inspiring watching him deliver his presentation on “Managing Executive Expectations.” Roger is a true talent He was literally bursting with energy and had the entire room captivated with his intensity and charisma.” — Milos Pospisil, PMP “Your keynote was — students were talking about it and referencing it even at the end of the conference. We were extremely happy to have you there!” very inspiring and motivational — Estella Zhao, Mini Enterprise UBC “Your BCODN presentation was FANTASTIC and invigorating, I LOVED it and learned a lot!! Now I know what to aim for as a presenter!” — Ute Kranefeld, Fraser Health “Roger combines a with superb acting skills and delivers a mega-genius mind practical, powerful message to his audience. I was glad to get there.” — Terry Brock, Achievement Systems
"Thank you Roger
Thank you for sharing the reality of what this situation means for many of us and how we can help ourselves and our teams, families and friends find a way to get to the other side." for sharing these helpful suggestions. Kristine Ford, CIP 1st degree connection Director, Retail Sales at Westland Insurance Group Ltd. Sample Survey results from one of Roger’s Talks:
The session was
, fun and definitely taking things back to work and FANTASTIC! Very engaging personal life. AMAZING! Needs to be a keynote. Needs to be invited back EVERY year to share his message. ABSOLUTELY EXCELLENT! *a must see Amazing!!! Great topic & very informative!! This presenter, . Roger Haskett, is fantastic, and this session was excellent and very useful GREAT Great energy! Roger was engaging, fun and shared so much great information! Thank you. . Made it easy to take away a lot for my program. Roger was wonderful!! Engaging & informative Roger was amazing and gave us a mountain of ideas to take back He is FANTASTIC! Moving both emotionally and education – great take home Excellent speaker! GREAT! Session was Fantastic Inspiring! Funny. Thank you. Excellent – would like to see Roger again at IncentiveWorks! It was fun! He is absolutely an inspiration. It’s time to have fun! EXCELLENT! Love the positivity aspect – definitely something to discuss further! Awesome. Great session for the AM! Everything was awesome Having an excellent & positive speaker makes a huge difference! Fantastic! Energized Presentation. Great Content! So Fabulous! Had a great time. Fantastic! Energetic, animated, engaging, great content Roger was amazing! Best session I have attended since coming to IncentiveWorks from 2013! He should be a keynote speaker! Excellent session! “Engaging and Fun! Roger stole the show at the opening reception of our convention with his interactive session on ‘How to be a Vancouverite’. He kept our participants captivated throughout the entire session. As a local Vancouverite of over 25 years, I even learned a few new things about our beautiful city. I Roger and the Engagement Unlimited team for your next event.” HIGHLY recommend — Kelly MacKay, Meetingmax “I wanted to take the opportunity to contribution to our special teambuilding dream day. It was very rewarding to sit back and watch the interaction between each of our talents, whether it was one on one or as a team. express my appreciation for Engagement Unlimited Stefano was able to effortlessly take the entire group to another level of participation and learning. The interaction was superb and I dare to say he had as much fun as we did. There is no doubt in my mind our team’s will be recommending the services of Engagement Unlimited moving forward.” His ability to get the higher level of engagement from every one of our participants was remarkable. — Rose Ironside, Director, MCI Vancouver “I simply loved Roger’s presentations. He is he makes a lot of sense…. contagiously energetic, I learned A LOT from Roger!!” — Sandra Wood, Events & Special Projects Coordinator, Sonography Canada “ THANK YOU very much for all that you did to make our sales rally such a success! The team building event [Playschool Playscapes] was incredible, about how fun it was, and how much I have had so much great feedback they loved the fact that we were “giving back”. We truly do appreciate you working with us to make that happen!” — Helen Pratt, Director, Sales and Marketing - Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Pacific Northwest “Jenny was an absolute delight to work with and would strongly recommend her as a speaker to anyone who is looking for content with a fresh outlook on the meetings industry.” — Gabriella Ibara Event Manager, Microsoft “This session was way better than I expected!!! I was growing weary after 3 long days of sessions and this was a breath of fresh air!! So to not be talked at from a podium and present actual ideas and examples. energetic and refreshing that my notes are all original ideas inspired by this season! Bravo!” It was so thought provoking — Attendee, The Special Event Conference 2017 “Roger kept our group of Executive Leaders and VP’s captivated and entertained with his unique insight and enthusiasm. A masterful performance, this team of high achievers were completely engaged in Roger’s wonderfully interactive Pressure Cooker Confidence presentation. An excellent addition to any conference or team building event - we’d love to have him back again! ” — Joann Pfeifer, General Manager, Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Hotel “Thank you for an . I will never forget the sight of our illustrious Board of Directors in drag and rubber boots, an event well worth every penny.” incomparable evening of mystery and entertainment — Garner Webber, General Manager, Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society “I LOVED Roger’s session!! I learned a ton and he’s a great speaker. It was so good to meet him officially.” I’ve been talking about it all weekend. — Madeleine Bart, Freeman “On behalf of the Wall Centre, a big THANK YOU! Our associates had a great time and I was so - the welcome on the red carpet was really special. Thank you for helping us make this event very memorable and definitely one of a kind! We got lots of compliments on how fun the night was - thanks to you and your very professional team. A pleasure working with you guys!” very impressed on how engaged they were — Karla Bazua, Sheraton Wall Centre “Thanks again for an excellent session at MPI NextLive! Being in sales, your session helped me recharge and I was able to take a moment to rethink some of my techniques and approach. Events biz folks work in teams all the time so Thank you!” engagement is so important on a day-to-day basis. — Lauren Smith, Director of Sales & Marketing, Chez Event Space “I had the opportunity to work with Jenny as a speaker at the 2016 MPI Cascadia Educational Conference. She was an absolute delight to work with and would strongly recommend her as a speaker to anyone who is looking for content with a fresh outlook on the meetings industry.” — Gabriella Ibara, Event Manager, Microsoft “ … it’s hard to make engineering projects sound interesting. Thanks so much for shining so brightly, as I knew you would. Here’s to more chances to team up!” What a great job you did — Andrea Driessen, Chief Boredom Buster, No More Boring Meetings “Jenny was awesome - Great presentation skills. Content was great. Appreciated the amount of interaction in the session and Jenny showed us great content and really practiced what she was preaching with using stories in her educational content.” — PCMA EduCon 2017 Participan “Thank you again for such an incredible experience, and query’s about how to hire you. I hope that many more engagements come out of this for you.” we have been flooded with compliments — Megan Brown, Canadian Mental Health Association “Thanks again Roger :) I highly recommend your services for any organization looking to increase employee engagement or to simply bring a little fun to work!” — Reggie Mueller, First West Credit Union “The Lions loved the interaction and they all had fun! I was very happy with the entire show……good visual, lots of excitement and lots of laughs so mission accomplished on my part.” — George Sim, Lions Club “We want to thank you for a very entertaining and extremely fun evening. I’ve spoken to a number of coworkers and everyone has nothing but good things to say about your group. You had us rolling on the floor at some points, Thanks again for performing for us and coming up with a great murder mystery!” absolutely hilarious! The crowd interaction and involvement of members from the audience was quite possibly the funniest part of the evening. — Tanya Evans, KPMG LLP “You did a fantastic job. I didn’t have to worry for a moment; I had complete confidence. My sincere thanks for such an awesome job!” — Shannon MacGillivray, MacGillivray & Associates (NATO Summit) “In short, the feedback has been “most fun ever”, “best party in the past few years,” “wedding party was great, so funny”, “haven’t laughed so much in a long time.” Thank you, again. It thrills me to no end that we had such positive feedback about our event.” — Wendy Mah, Westin Bayshore (Sophie and Dino's Wedding) “Our guests were buzzing with excitement. As always, your performance was outstanding and definitely the highlight of the guests’ trip. ” Wow, was it ever perfect. — Elaine Chick, Rare Indigo “It was a delight to work with you for the Starwood Hotels of BC Pub Night. You created an fun, exciting and creative atmosphere where Thank-you!” everyone, even the introverts, were engaged and participating. — Sean Antonson, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre “Thank you for providing our group with a We have received such positive feedback from not only our staff and partners in attendance, but also from the banquet employees who watched the show. Your rapport and engagement with the people on stage as well as the audience, allowed the entire room to be involved and participate in the fun!” professional, energetic and truly entertaining show. — Paula D'Souza, RBC Richmond (Family Feud) “Keeping sales people engaged for 90 minutes is never an easy thing. The team from Engagement Unlimited worked with us and incorporated our technical and marketing content into a and provided fun framework memorable characters to guide the flow. Feedback from attendees was excellent, many commenting it was the highlight of the event.” — Shawn Myron, Senior Project Manager, Telus “If you want for your next conference or team building event, you definitely have to hire Engagement Unlimited to do “Bust a Move” for your group! The host and dancer worked so well with our team and everyone had a lot of fun moving and grooving and certainly felt energized after this activity!!” an engaging and entertaining activity — Deirdre Taylor, First West Insurance Services Ltd. “Thank you so much for the creative flair you brought to our HB team trip to the Four Seasons this week. The behind the scenes look was a great team-builder and loved the hipster look on all of you! ” I’ll definitely keep you in mind for future clients interested in engaging their audiences. — Sally Chapman, HelmsBriscoe “Thank you for the fantastically funny Improv Group you provided! It was exactly what the client asked for - interactive, customized and FUN! ” — Kelly Clarke, Cantrav Services “The green screen and and actors were WONDERFUL thanks so much. Our guest had an AMAZING time, your crew was SUPERB! ” — Catherine O'Neill - CERC “The energy, pacing, politeness of the host to the crowd (always a fine balance) was very good. The voices, song choices, and the fact that the host joined the acts made this group stand out. I really liked the costume changes, energy, amazing voices, and the corporate song at the end.” Great talent. — Connie Lukinuk, Walmart “The Family Feud team was very funny and engaging and delivered a fun time for all. The host was excellent! Please send our thanks to all of your team, you all certainly made our Whistler Leadership Meeting memorable.” — Don Ross, Unifor “Roger was excellent. He was engaged and and really explained what you want at your event. engaging One of the best sessions of the event. Loved him!” — Attendee, The Special Event Conference 2017 “Instead of the typical, basic reception either in a large ballroom or in the exhibit hall, we worked with Engagement Unlimited to offer a themed reception using camp-styled interactive games where we encouraged our attendees to “discover your inner child.” Although we were nervous attendees wouldn’t like straying from the norm, it turned out they loved it! The games and entertainment suggested by Jenny and her team were The Engagement Unlimited staff were very mindful of our budget and were the perfect mix for ice-breakers and engagement. easy to work with both in advance and onsite. We feel it was a great success and judging by our survey comments, so do the attendees!” — Carrie Morin, CEM, American Society of Human Genetics “The show was . The audience participation was lots of fun. The music was first-rate, especially the voices of the women. Wow! They were clearly first-quality professionals. I would not hesitate to recommend this fun evening to another group.” clever and enjoyable — UBC Law School Admission Council “There are many factors that have been identified in the research as impacting the psychological health and safety of employees. Watching Engagement Unlimited explain this through song and dance was not only a blast, they actually helped people understand what we have been talking about! ” — Mary Ann Baynton, Co-Chair, Technical Committee for the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace “Very dynamic and A great way to start off the day!” motivating. — Attendee, BCSA Vancouver Island Regional Meeting 2017 “ We had a fabulous time with your team. Even with a small group, The media all had a blast - I’ve been told we need to start offering power tools as media gifts… haha.” the Mudpie Kitchen experience was energizing and rewarding. — Brianna Prasloski, Communications Specialist, Tourism Vancouver “We LOVED Bizprov - it flew by very quickly! I was very in tune with what each activity taught us and why we were doing them as it relates to team communication, trust etc. I am singing the praises of you and your team! Thanks so much!” — James Thornley, Peake of Catering “It is an absolute pleasure to work with Roger Haskett and his team at Engagement Unlimited. Roger has been a for the past two years at our Steward Council. This event is the one time of the year we can bring in our key leaders from around the Region to inform, educate, inspire and engage them on the important work being conducted by our organization. Roger has been invaluable in delivering thought-provoking, relevant and entertaining sessions to our delegates, while bringing his infectious energy and passion for learning. dynamic key note speaker, engaging emcee and enthusiastic entertainer Equally impressive is how Roger sits down with our planning team to get to know us, our Union and our desired outcomes, to help create and design specific educational programs. It is not surprising that we have had two of our highest ranking events since Engagement Unlimited came on board. ” We wholeheartedly recommend Roger Haskett and Engagement Unlimited to help elevate your next event to a new level. — Robert M. MacDonald, Director, BC/Yukon Region, The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada “The evening was an unqualified success. The guests had a fantastic time, loved the whole mystery, and overall just had an absolute blast. Everyone has been raving about it all day. We were confident that the entertainment would be great but you exceeded even those high expectations. It will be impossible to top this year’s event!” — Kathy Coleman, RBC Insurance “You were with on the Concord Seawall Challenge. The team is so absolutely fantastic to work creative and personable. They dealt efficiently in the areas of securing actors for our event, sourcing and picking up costumes, and creating the challenges. I would hire Engagement Unlimited again in the future.” — Dani Vacon, Beacon Collective “I want to thank Roger for facilitating an excellent session with the CEM faculty – I heard such great remarks as they were leaving. One faculty member said she could have sat and listened to you the entire day. Others said it was t They absolutely loved you!” he best training they had ever been to. — Jennifer Potter, CEM Program Manager, IAEE “I would like to first thank you for such wonderful entertainment. Our members were so pleased with your services and your Family Feud actor was an absolute riot! He definitely I will definitely keep you in mind for future conventions.” kept the audience engaged and laughing. — Linda Dolling, BC Ready Mixed Concrete Association “You were the talking point - especially after your reveal! …you were MARVELOUS! Thank you. Your timing and sense of when to speak up and when to back away was great. Our supplier partners thought it was ” really well done. — Lana Casavant, Rare Indigo (Whistler Super FAM) “Thanks so much for a really fantastic Cargill Awards last night. and the feedback was really great on the theme, all the characters and how it all tied together. Roger, naturally they thought you were fantastic! The client has proclaimed it best one yet Thanks for being instrumental in bringing the vision to life.” — Claire Duncan, Cantrav Services “Roger’s session was by far the highlight of all of the sessions that I attended at The Special Event last week. I’ve found myself referencing my notes from his presentation several times over the last few days. I left his session feeling inspired, eager to come back to work, and be most importantly to be engaged – and share with others. ” — Molly Conklin, Director of Events, Hotel Arista “I supervise the Woodwards YMCA Child Care program in the Downtown Eastside, serving 37 families. Many of our families here at Woodwards are quite vulnerable… the whole idea and research behind your’ mud pie kitchens’ really speaks to our philosophy as we really try to incorporate more of a natural, minimalist feel to our sites and child care spaces. This is such a wonderful addition to our outdoor play space and ” I know the children will benefit greatly from its innovative design! — Danielle Lapus, Daycare Supervisor, YMCA Woodwards “The world is lucky that a talented actor named Roger Haskett has stepped off the stage and into the meeting world. His At a recent national conference I attended, he was energy and passion light up a room. by far the best speaker. I was amazed by his fun sense of humor and — most important — how much I learned from him. I implemented his tips immediately and saw ” noticeable improvement in my business. — Dave Lieber, Dallas Morning News Columnist
Thoughts, recommendations, very relevant and applicable to my business. I's Incredibly engaging presentation! highly recommend including him in future conferences.
"He actually demonstrated to us this subject. We played! It was fun! I learned some great stuff! Thank you!!!
! You don’t know me but that’s almost Amazing! Great speaker and got us up and playing at 7am on a Monday impossible Awesome!
"Helpful with attitude especially.
"Excellent session! Speaker fully engaged the room. Super fun!!
"Bring him back!
. Easy leave behinds to remember and utilize going Very energizing, engaging, impressionable forward.
"He is so engaging it's impossible to leave the session without learning something useful to take into your organization.
"One of the best sessions I've attended.
. Encountered positive networking for the first time. Thank you!" I have no words except to say INCREDIBLE