DARRELL KEEZER

Keynote Speaker 

“customers have evolved their digital purchase habits overnight, but few companies have kept up. It’s time to make a move” 

Darrell Keezer

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Keynotes presented Across North America

a pro at spreading knowledge

2014

Inducted into the Sheridan business hall of fame

from graduate to hall of famer 

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Awards for being pretty awesome

regular on the growth 500 list 

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WHO IS DARRELL KEEZER?

Keynote speaker, two-time author, award-winning entrepreneur, founder of Candybox Marketing, and father to four beautiful children.

Darrell takes the stage at over 50 keynote-speaking events across North America each year where he teaches businesses how to leverage digital marketing, but also how he was able to rapidly grow one of Canada’s premier digital marketing agencies.

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Never accused of being boring

In his entertaining yet thought-provoking style, Darrell commands the stage with keynotes that are packed with life lessons taken from his own experience building Canada’s premier digital marketing agency. Learn from his wins, losses, and strategic mindset. Darrell leaves his audiences inspired to rise to any occasion on their journey to building a better digital presence for their brand.

The way consumers + businesses buy is unrecognizable from 10 years ago. We’ve accelerated our digital adoption by 10 years during the pandemic, but has your business kept up with the times? From generating sales to creating brand equity, it’s time your business builds a growth strategy that actually works. In this keynote, Darrell shares how companies are leap frogging their competition with great ideas and flawless execution. 

Ideal For: Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Sales Representative, Independent Agents, Marketing Managers, Sales Managers. 

We are one of the most digitally connected societies in the world, yet sales people are struggling to get through the noise. Darrell Keezer built one of the fastest growing companies in Canada out of a walk-in closet with his cellphone and some good ideas. Learn how to reach your customers by combining the latest digital tools with foundational sales principles that have never changed. It’s time to flip the script on ignored voicemails, endless zoom meetings and unanswered emails. It’s time to pick up your freakin phone and get results. 

Ideal for: Sales Professionals, Sales Managers, Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Marketing Managers, Executive Leaders. 

The pandemic plunged our companies into a mixture of remote + hybrid work that is here to stay. Although most companies have embraced the environment, few have adapted to managing a remote team effectively. 

Darrell Keezer believes that companies can use remote work as a competitive advantage, but you need to migrate your culture, communication, feedback and KPI’s to a virtual world fast. In this tell-all Keynote presentation, Darrell will show practical examples of how he grows his agency ~30% every year while still working 40 hours a week. 

Ideal for: C-Suite Level + Business Owners 

HIRE DARRELL TO SPEAK AT YOUR NEXT EVENT

The one who changed the way we think about digital marketing

In a candid conversation with The Edge Magazine, Darrell gets real about hitting the target in digital marketing. Starting with the success of Candybox, Darrell shares his journey of growing his business from a one-person start-up to one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada. 

WHAT YOUR BOOKSHELF IS MISSING

In today’s day and age, we have an unruly fear of picking up the phone to chat with potential clients, employer’s, you name it – all thanks to the overwhelming fear of sounding unconfident to a stranger. In pick up your freakin phone, Darrell discusses the grit and resilience he had built to turn potential leads into clients by simply developing meaningful relationships with them. A huge part of the reason for his success? Simply doing something that his competition had not been – picking up his phone and generating relationships that built revenue.

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Darrell’s straight-talking, boots-on-the-ground approach will inspire you to take a closer look at the way you do business and Pick Up Your Freakin’ Phone.