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Summerside, PE

Corey Poirier – Updated Bio:

Professional Speaker, Entrepreneur, Customer Service & Sales Specialist, Corey Poirier is publisher of Island Business News, President of TISTI, CEO of Career Alternatives and was the 2009 /2010 President of Junior Chamber International (Halifax Chapter) and is an active member on the board of BNG 2010.

He is an Award Winning Sales Professional (youngest in Canadian Division history of Fortune 500 organization he worked for), a Successful Entrepreneur (his Island Business News Publication is reportedly the longest running independent business publication in PEI history), and a Successful Corporate (regional sales) Manager.

His Career background includes tenures with Global Leaders SAP (Global 1000), Toshiba (Fortune 500), Konica Minolta (Global 1000) and HP (Fortune 500). He has been featured on CBC Compass, Eastlink Television and CBC Radio, he has been a panel judge for international and local Entrepreneurship Competitions (ACE / CEED Olympics of Entrepreneurship), a panel expert (Chamber Biz2Biz Expo, PEIBWA Symposium), he was an NSCC Business Studies Instructor for 5 years, and he has interviewed more than 600 Leaders in search of Success Traits (including Arlene Dickinson from CBC’s Dragon’s Den, Thought Leaders Zig Ziglar, Robin Sharma and Mark Sanborn, Nubody’s Fitness Founder Dean Hartman, Musical Comedian Jimmy Flynn, Star Search Winner Tracey MacDonald, Inventor / Eureka Ranch Founder and Best Selling Business Author Doug Hall, etc.).

He has also presented to (and trained) Fortune 500 Organizations, Global 1000 Organizations, Universities, Colleges, Non-Profit Organizations and Small and Medium Sized Businesses in various inspirational and educational capacities.

As someone who has performed stand-up Comedy on more than 200 occasions, shared the bill with Award Winning Comics and Musicians (This Hour’s Shaun Majumder, Tracey MacDonald, Irwin Barker and Mike Dixon), surfed the world class shores of Tofino, B.C., and co-hosted a radio show for close to a year, his entertaining war stories are sure to motivate, entertain and educate your audience/staff.” by Mary Doucette


  • Dalhousie University
  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • Credit Union Central
  • Bell / Aliant
  • ADT Security
  • Phoenix HouseNubody’s Fitness
  • Premiere Van Lines
  • Nova Scotia Community College (Instructor & Subtracted Trainer)
  • CEED Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development
  • Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council
  • ACE SMU Society – Sobey’s School of Business
  • Nova Scotia Association of CBDC’s – Students in Business
  • Open for Business
  • CAFP (Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals)
  • JCI (Spoke at 2005 National Convention)
  • The Travel Store

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