As a television host, an actor, interviewer or teacher, Dave Kelly has been in front of an audience almost every day for the past 20 years.

Dave Kelly is an award-winning host, writer, and interviewer who is in demand around the world for major events and keynote conversations.

He is currently the host of “Dave Kelly Live,” a live talk show that features many of Canada’s most notable performers, athletes, and personalities. Featured guests have included Jann Arden, Paul Brandt, Amber Marshall, George Canyon, Jocelyn Alice, Hayley Wickenheiser, Tom Jackson, Cassie Campbell, and Ian Tyson.

In 2018, Dave was chosen to be the moderator for ‘A Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres’ in a number of major cities across Canada, where he lead a one-on-one interview with Ellen in front of 15,000 people.

Dave was the face of morning television for over a decade in Calgary. Launching ‘The Big Breakfast’ on A-Channel in 1999 and then ‘’Breakfast Television” on CityTV.

Dave is the co-founder of Kelly Brothers Productions, an award-winning content company based in Calgary and Toronto, specializing in video and live events. He is also an active philanthropist, currently on the board for the United Way of Calgary and co-chair for its $56-million fundraising campaign.

Dave lives in Calgary, AB with his wife and two children.

“…Was the most thoughtful interview I’ve had, print, radio or TV.”

Christie Blatchford,Globe and Mail columnist. TV interview for her latest book: 15 Days

“As MC of our YPO Global Leadership Conference in Toronto, Dave amazed some 2,500 business leaders from around the world with his ability to provoke stimulating debate in interviews and panels, his grasp of issues relevant to a worldwide audience, and his ability to inject humour in order to create a first rate day of entertainment.”

Rich Thompson,Young Presidents Organization International Board Vice Chair

“Dave Kelly has worked with me on stages across Canada – he is my first choice as an MC or a co-host – for his engaging wit, his tireless ability to work and the incredibly professional way of delivering just what is needed to make an event memorable.”

W. Brett Wilson,Entrepreneur, Dragon on CBC’s Dragon’s Den

“Panels are tricky at best and you handled it with the skill of a symphony conductor….Very smooth, very classy, very relaxed.”

Jack W Poole,Head of VANOC Bid Committee

“His recent work for the Tata Communications Sales Kick Off in Montreal, during which he hosted the plenary sessions, the panel conversations and the gala night demonstrated the breadth of his experience, professionalism and skill. The client was ecstatic.”

Ianik Lajeunesse,President, Altitude C Events, Montreal

“He has incredible talent to put people at ease, from audience members, to panelists, to celebrities. The best part about Dave is that he fits any and all stages – from a very casual fun environment, to a highly technical corporate room, to a highly emotional and inspiring event.”

Jocelyn Flannagan,President EMC2 Events

“Dave’s keynote was fantastic. He had the audience’s attention from start to finish…we could have listened to him all day…sorry to have to say good bye.”

Sue Wenaas,Event Coordinator – CBE Staff Association Convention

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