David Berman Communications
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“I found great resonance with your ideas. I’ve sent copies of Do Good Design to a number of friends.”

-Vint Cerf, Vice President, Google (and “father of the Internet”)

“Extremely accessible: funny, inclusive, engaging.”

-Darrin Katz, Shaw Media, Toronto

“David Berman just changed my life. Almost brought me to tears. Incredible”

-@flaviomercury, agideas, Melbourne, Australia

“Insightful and inspirational!”

-Rick Hansen, Rick Hansen Foundation

“David is an extraordinary speaker – make him a regular. He deals in reality and not make-believe.”

– Colin Robinson, Executive Promotions

“It’s about time that a creative professional with tons of business experience and great personal presence is educating the industry.”

-Lynne Rennie, Eyewire, Calgary AB

“He’s so enthusiastic it’s contagious.”

– Collette Boisvert, Conference Board of Canada


David Berman is internationally acclaimed for presenting keynote speeches, workshops, courses, and books that change attitudes. His team also provides custom on-site and distance training, and consultation. David makes the complicated fun, understandable and memorable. His most popular topics are on ethics and responsibility; Web, design, branding strategic process, and balance. David holds a training certificate for continuing adult education and has taught core curriculum at the college level. He is listed on the Web site of the National Speakers Association.

David is represented by many speakers bureaus, including:

  • CAL Entertainment (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Awesome Speakers (San Antonio, TX)
  • Equanimity Inc (Phoenix, AZ)
  • National Speakers Exchange (Baltimore, MD)
  • Pastorini Bosby Speakers (Houston, TX)
  • PPI Marketing (Addison, TX)
  • Spectacular Speakers (Vero Beach, FL)
  • United Speakers Bureau (San Diego, CA)
  • Walters International Speakers Bureau (Glendora, CA)
  • Ovations! (Sydney, NSW, Australia)
  • Celebrity Talent International (Carlsbad, CA)

David Berman is a National Professional Member of the opens in a new browser windowCanadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS), the opens in a new browser window Global Speakers Federation, and Meeting Planners International.

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Selected clients and locations of David’s keynotes, workshops, and courses

  • ACI Manitoba
  • Adobe Headquarters (Ottawa, Canada)
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Ottawa, Canada)
  • Algonquin College (Ottawa, Canada)
  • American Psychological Association (Washington, DC)
  • Anhalt University of Applied Sciences (Dessau, Germany)
  • Arc The Hotel
  • Association for Manitoba Archivists
  • Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (RGD)
  • Aula Magna CSIC (Spain)
  • Bauhaus School of Design (Germany)
  • Bluenotes Global 2018 Conference (Louisville, KY)
  • Binus University (Indonesia)
  • Brookstreet Hotel
  • Caldas University (Colombia)
  • Canadian Association of Professional Speakers
  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Cardiff University
  • Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada)
  • Central Academy of Fine Arts (China)
  • CapCHI (Computer-Human Interaction)
  • CHAL (Centre for Healthy Active Living (CHEO))
  • City of Ottawa, headquarters
  • Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
  • Colorado Convention Center
  • Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)
  • Daegu Conference Center (Korea)
  • DDI (Sociedad estatal para el desararrollo del diseno) (Spain)
  • Dublin Castle (Ireland)
  • eXplorance Inc.
  • Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil)
  • FontShop
  • Forum of Federations
  • Friction Creative
  • G3ICT, Government of Mexico, Department of Accessibility & Department of Information Technology
  • Grafill National Office (Norway)
  • Grand Terminus Hotel (Norway)
  • Graphic Designers of Canada
  • Go Training
  • Government of Manitoba
  • Government of Oman
  • Guinness Storehouse and Brewery (Ireland)
  • Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Germany)
  • Havana Conference Center (Cuba)
  • Headquarters of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (Guelph)
  • Health Canada
  • Honda Canada
  • Hong Kong Design Centre (Hong Kong)
  • Hotel Sheraton (Hamilton Ontario)
  • House of Commons
  • How Magazine
  • Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts (Hungary)
  • Icograda
  • Indigo Hotel
  • Industry Canada
  • International Advertising Association (Bahrain)
  • International Centre for Creative Innovation and Sustainability (Denmark)
  • Internet Institute
  • Internet Society Pakistan Islamabad Chapter (Pakistan)
  • Jewish Family Services
  • J.W. Neatby Building, Experimental Farm (Ottawa, Canada)
  • Kyoorius Designyatra (Grand Hyatt Goa, India)
  • Lebanese American University (Lebanon)
  • London College of Printing (United Kingdom)
  • Magdalena Festival (Slovenia)
  • Maribor City Hall
  • Manitoba Library Association
  • Manitoba Public Insurance
  • MaRS Discovery District
  • Meeting Planners International
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
  • Michelangelo Banquet and Convention Centre (Hamilton, Ontario)
  • Multiset Users Group
  • National Disability Authority (Ireland)
  • National Press Club (Washington, DC)
  • National Research Council
  • Nortel Networks
  • North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (North Bay, Ontario)
  • Omni Hotel
  • Ottawa Carleton District School Board Headquarters
  • Ottawa Convention Centre
  • Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
  • Parks Canada
  • Performance Management Consultants
  • Promotional Products Association International
  • ProTech Training (Toronto, Ontario)
  • Public Service Commission of Canada
  • Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada
  • Québec City Tourism
  • RGD Web Design Accessibility Conference (Toronto Reference Library, Canada)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), (Savannah, USA)
  • Scotiabank Place
  • Shaw Media (Toronto, Canada)
  • Sheridan College (Oakville, Canada)
  • Society of Graphic Designers of Canada
  • Statistics Canada
  • Strathcona Hotel
  • St. Lawrence College (Kingston, Canada)
  • Tasmeem Doha
  • TerminalFour (Dublin, Ireland)
  • Toronto City Hall
  • Tunney’s Pasture (Ottawa, Canada)
  • TYPOBerlin
  • Union for Democratic Communications
  • Universidad de las Americas (Puebla, Mexico)
  • University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
  • University of Virginia (Virginia, USA)
  • Vancouver Convention Center
  • Vilnius Academy of Arts & Design Innovations Centre (Lithuania)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Qatar)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (United States)
  • Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
  • Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (Windsor, Ontario)
  • Westin Prince Hotel (Toronto, Canada)
  • Winnipeg Delta Hotel (Winnipeg, Canada)
  • Yarmouk University (Jordan)

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Reviewed January 12, 2011

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