Dion Walcott

Design Speaker, Founder of MARTK'D, Director and Founder IDEEa Consultancy Group

CONNECTOR, VISIONARY, INTERPRETER. Dion Walcott is a top business keynote speaker who created Martk’d to cultivate conversations using both contemporary and sneaker culture to drive change within today’s modern marketplace. His deep knowledge in navigating educational structures, social causes with an impact, and business growth opportunities have allowed him to successfully work alongside major institutions and corporations implementing engagement and partnership strategies.

  • Dion Walcott`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Dion Walcott`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    New York, Canada

  • Dion Walcott`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Dion Walcott`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    New York, Canada

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

Creating a More Connected Culture through Sneaker Art

Dion explores the evolution of sneaker culture and how it has developed an unspoken language that can be used as an engagement tool to connect with cultures and communities intergenerationally, and is a useful in understanding and embracing diversity and inclusion.

Inspiring Leadership, Innovation, and Change through the Magic of Sneaker Art

Dion traces his roots from a lower income neighborhood to international sneaker culture influencer. This talk touches on how to engage kids, organizations, and communities through the link to sneakers. From motivating at-risk youth to seasoned employees stuck in their routines...

Dion traces his roots from a lower income neighborhood to international sneaker culture influencer. This talk touches on how to engage kids, organizations, and communities through the link to sneakers. From motivating at-risk youth to seasoned employees stuck in their routines, he stresses the importance of education, imagination, creative expression, and breaking through the barriers and behaviors that hold us back from pursuing our passions or meeting our potential.

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Sneaker Art Experience

Suitable for a half or full-day session, the Sneaker Art Experience begins with a motivational keynote by Dion, which can focus on innovation, leadership, change, diversity, culture, etc. Then the activity begins and participants will have three rounds to create their best ...

Suitable for a half or full-day session, the Sneaker Art Experience begins with a motivational keynote by Dion, which can focus on innovation, leadership, change, diversity, culture, etc. Then the activity begins and participants will have three rounds to create their best Sneaker Art. This is a wonderful, creative, and inspiring, team-building activity and the resulting art is often used for the organization’s philanthropy of choice.

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About Keynote Speaker Dion Walcott

CONNECTOR, VISIONARY, INTERPRETER.  Dion Walcott created Martk’d to cultivate conversations using both contemporary and sneaker culture to drive change within today’s modern marketplace. His deep knowledge in navigating educational structures, social causes with an impact, and business growth opportunities has allowed him to successfully work alongside major institutions and corporations implementing engagement and partnership strategies.

Over the last decade, Dion has built a practice rooted in building creative partnerships in education, youth initiatives, and community development both locally and internationally. Dion has done this by developing relationships with a wide range of brands, community organizations, educational institutions, start-up businesses, and youth and engaging in meaningful, impactful conversations that connect generations.

Testimonials

“Dion executed an exciting program for us at our recet client conference.  Te keynote message was a fresh perspective in an old-school world of finance and was very engaging.  Dion’s low timbre voice kept people captivated and our clients LOVED doing the art on sneakers competition.  It opened up a whole new level of engagement!”

Tanya Tygesen,

Director, Relationship Management, SS&C Salentica

“Dion delivered a commanding presentation at the Roy McMurry Youth Detention Centre and increased our program attendance by 60 percent.”

Nisha Wilson

Recreational Officer, Ministry of Child and Youth Services Ontario

“The presentation created a platform for intergenerational interaction and dialogue, showcasing the marriage of cultures.  Brilliant model.”

Chris Kennedy

Senior Manager of Programs, Royal Ontario Museum

“[Dion] leads by being among the finest examples of a true professional and an advocate for those who are finding their way in life. He has served as an extraordinary role model to those he connects [and is] an inspiration.”

Jana Macalik

Associate Dean, Faculty of Design, Research and Outreach and Strategic Projects, Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD)

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