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Erica Ehm

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Entrepreneur, Former Television Host, Founder of Ehm & Co.

Drawing on thirteen years of experience as CEO and decades as an iconic television personality, Erica has earned a reputation as a powerful speaker, event moderator and host. Erica motivates entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs to adopt a success mindset. Drawing from real life situations, Erica provides tools to reframe challenges into opportunity to help individuals and businesses make the impossible possible. Her decades of hosting live television ensures Erica rocks every stage she speaks on.


Bold Face: Courageous Leadership in the Age of Entrepreneurship
Both entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs alike will benefit from Erica’s motivating keynote filled with strategies to empower and embolden her audience to reach their goals by thinking differently. Erica’s successful career reinventions from television icon to award-winning publisher and marketer provides the backdrop for compelling storytelling and real-life scenarios that identify specific behaviour preventing us from reaching our potential. Audiences will walk away with practical, easy-to-implement solutions that can change an entrepreneur’s trajectory.

Reinvention: How To Be A Step Ahead in a Changing World
The average person will change careers between three and seven times in their lifetime. So much time and energy is now devoted to transitioning from one job to another. Technology is turning our world upside down. The life span of a career has become as short as our attention spans. As quick as you can say “Squirrel,” your job has become irrelevant. You’ve been downsized. Your skills are outdated. Or the career path you chose no longer suits you. All of us are in a forced state of constant reinvention. It’s time to take control. Erica taps into her journey of reinvention with an emphasis shifting to a Success Mindset with hands-on strategies for audience members to be proactive and create the life they want in our constantly changing world.

Social for Good
Aimed at businesses large and small, social media has become an essential marketing tool for brands. Learn how businesses can leverage the fantastic potential of social media and avoid the dangerous minefields by using social for good. Topics include how the value of relationship marketing, how to grow an online community, customer service using social media, and curating a business profile to engage consumers.

A panel’s success is directly connected to how well it’s moderated. Knowing the right questions to ask, having enough experience to control the conversation, and the experience to ensure each panelist is comfortable – all this is familiar territory for a media veteran like Erica. Equally qualified to lead conversations about music, media, motherhood and marketing and more, moderating is Erica’s specialty.

When the host of an event is comfortable on stage, it relaxes an audience, confident they’re in good hands. When the host is able to think on their feet, a potentially dull event jumps to life. Having years of experience improving on live television, broadcasting live from locations around the world, Erica Ehm brings confidence and a down-to-earth elegance to every event she hosts.

  • I couldn't have been more blown away with Erica's timely and powerful presentation...I'm grateful that she has been so giving of her experiences and wisdom in order to continue blazing a trail of confidence and persistence in today's entrepreneurial landscape.

    - Founder & CEO of Mompreneurs
  • Erica Ehm was absolutely remarkable moderating a panel on the timely topic of social entrepreneurism. Our guests walked away with a better understanding of how social activism can play a larger role in our lives and businesses. Panels are sometimes hard to manage, but Erica’s intelligence, eloquence and her ability to keep our guests engaged throughout was a real asset to our event.

    - Israel Bonds Canada/Canada-Israel Securities, Limited
  • From a planner’s perspective, Erica was a pleasure to work with – open, flexible and very engaged with the audience. I would love to work with her again!

    - Director, Member Services & Events, Food and Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC)
  • Thank you for such an amazing job. You were a joy to work with throughout the entire process and truly delivered a very impactful talk on our big day. Thank you for going the extra mile for us and for our community. We're so pleased with how the entire day went and your talk was a very big part of our success. You are a remarkable, entertaining speaker. People are still talking (in our member forum) about the "bold face" moves they are taking as a result of your inspiration!

    - Co-Leader MAMACON
  • You brought so much life and energy to the evening, and your story touched all of our hearts. I know our guests felt right at ease the minute you took the podium. It was such a pleasure to work with you. You're truly an inspiration.

    - Communications Specialist, Canadian Blood Services

Summary Profile

There isn’t a stage Erica doesn’t like. Three decades of performing. Thousands of hours of live television. Thirty years of speaking. Hundreds of fascinating interviews conducted. Scads of interesting panels moderated. Years of running profitable businesses. Shelves of awards won. Erica has stories and strategies to light up your stage and challenge your audience to think differently.

As the founder of niche publishing brand YMC.ca, and digital agency Ehm & Co, Erica has deep experience creating content and community. Under Erica’s leadership, her companies have earned a dozen prestigious marketing and publishing awards.

Originally a MuchMusic television host, for the past thirteen years Erica has partnered with some of the world’s top brands to build community through content marketing and social media. Her collaborations with research scientists to mobilize knowledge are considered ground breaking.

Erica has built a multimedia portfolio which includes credits as an author, songwriter and journalist and keynote speaker. Her remarkable ability to reinvent, influence, and lead is chronicled in her eagerly anticipated book Bold Face.