Bernard has given over 750 lectures in English and in French, in Canada and around the globe. Some 250,000 people have been inspired and moved by his talks at such prestigious institutions as NASA, the Royal Institute of British Architects, in London, the Assembly of European Regions, different universities and even local elementary schools!

He is a gifted communicator who knows how to engage his listeners, convey his passion, bring his experiences to life and encourage his audiences to take action.

Honours – Bernard Voyer, O.C., C.Q.

 

Lectures

A World Tour

From dream to reality

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNomsAd9L8A

A World Tour

From dream to reality

A passionate speaker, Bernard uses his motivational talks to communicate his drive to excel, the strength of teamwork, co-operation and initiative and the importance of digging deep within ourselves to find the inner resources to reach our goals.

Bernard Voyer gives a human face to an extraordinary triumph of determination. In his presentations he appeals to the audience’s imagination, but above all he succeeds in summoning forth listeners’ desire to excel, to prove their own courage and motivation.

Themes

Teamwork - reaching goals
Vision
Interdependence – solidarity
Management of success and failures
Commitment
Persevering - finding new energy – renewal
Resilience - conquering fears - overcoming obstacles
Planning for success -the importance of the logistics
Leadership - decision making

Voyer had already established himself as Canada’s most accomplished extreme explorer […] Voyer’s many expeditions have made his name synonymous with outdoor exploration and a sought-after inspirational speaker.

- David Leach
Time Magazine, November 2003

You have done many amazing things and we can all learn from your experiences! I hope that we will be able to get you to come back in the future as our Exploration Branch moves toward preparing astronauts for moon and Mars missions.

- Cpnt. Kent V. Rominger, Chief, Astronaut Office
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center – NASA Houston, Texas

Mr Voyer, I have attended hundreds of presentations, but none of them has impressed the way yours did. […] You motivated everyone who attended this wonderful presentation, and will continue to inspire them. There will always be a bit of Bernard Voyer at Léger Marketing.

- Jean-Marc Léger
President, Leger - The Research Intelligence Group

At last, a brilliant presentation for students. The speaker delivers his message with palpable passion, emotion and spirituality. Mr. Voyer is an explorer, an adventurer, a storyteller and a poet, but above all this is about a man and his inner discoveries.

- Josée Létourneau, Directrice adjointe
Séminaire Saint-François de Cap-Rouge

Losing the North

An environmental perspective, a human story

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0u7J4g8yFsE

Losing the North

An environmental perspective, a human story

With our eyes turned toward the Far North and the Arctic, we can only wonder about the future of our planet as we hear leading scientists announce major climate change. Just thirty years ago, no one dreamed that the Arctic Ocean would ever be ice free during the summer…

Bernard Voyer is a privileged witness to the beauty, and especially the fragility, of our planet.

Themes

Environment – Preservation
Arctic
Climate Change
Northwest Passage
Arctic Wealth
Exploitation – Economics
Geopolitics
Inuit – History and Culture
Future

Voyer had already established himself as Canada’s most accomplished extreme explorer […] Voyer’s many expeditions have made his name synonymous with outdoor exploration and a sought-after inspirational speaker.

- David Leach
Time Magazine, November 2003

You have done many amazing things and we can all learn from your experiences! I hope that we will be able to get you to come back in the future as our Exploration Branch moves toward preparing astronauts for moon and Mars missions.

- Cpnt. Kent V. Rominger, Chief, Astronaut Office
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center – NASA Houston, Texas

Mr Voyer, I have attended hundreds of presentations, but none of them has impressed the way yours did. […] You motivated everyone who attended this wonderful presentation, and will continue to inspire them. There will always be a bit of Bernard Voyer at Léger Marketing.

- Jean-Marc Léger
President, Leger - The Research Intelligence Group

At last, a brilliant presentation for students. The speaker delivers his message with palpable passion, emotion and spirituality. Mr. Voyer is an explorer, an adventurer, a storyteller and a poet, but above all this is about a man and his inner discoveries.

- Josée Létourneau, Directrice adjointe
Séminaire Saint-François de Cap-Rouge

Strategies and summits

“You have to climb one summit to be able to see others”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0K969Hz5jw

Strategies and summits

“You have to climb one summit to be able to see others”

Aiming for a summit and reaching it: what does it take to be a leader for this kind of challenge? You have to choose your team, design and adapt a strategy, motivate yourself and others and find the energy to keep going, develop your ability to analyze a critical situation and carefully weigh your decisions …

Bernard Voyer highlights the many parallels between the corporate world and his experiences on his numerous expeditions. A lecture and a fascinating discussion with participants that focuses on the inner workings of leadership and the values underpinning action and the importance of commitment.

Themes

Vision – Planning
Innovation
Commitment – Determination
Will to act – Humility
Adaptation – Keep striving
Leadership
Resilience
Accomplishment – Ambition
Recognition – Sharing

Voyer had already established himself as Canada’s most accomplished extreme explorer […] Voyer’s many expeditions have made his name synonymous with outdoor exploration and a sought-after inspirational speaker.

- David Leach
Time Magazine, November 2003

You have done many amazing things and we can all learn from your experiences! I hope that we will be able to get you to come back in the future as our Exploration Branch moves toward preparing astronauts for moon and Mars missions.

- Cpnt. Kent V. Rominger, Chief, Astronaut Office
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center – NASA Houston, Texas

Mr Voyer, I have attended hundreds of presentations, but none of them has impressed the way yours did. […] You motivated everyone who attended this wonderful presentation, and will continue to inspire them. There will always be a bit of Bernard Voyer at Léger Marketing.

- Jean-Marc Léger
President, Leger - The Research Intelligence Group

At last, a brilliant presentation for students. The speaker delivers his message with palpable passion, emotion and spirituality. Mr. Voyer is an explorer, an adventurer, a storyteller and a poet, but above all this is about a man and his inner discoveries.

- Josée Létourneau, Directrice adjointe
Séminaire Saint-François de Cap-Rouge

Students

Being young is a real challenge!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bePKWxh9zU

Students

Being young is a real challenge!

“Being young is a real challenge. Who’s ready to believe in my dreams? There’s such a long road ahead that I sometimes just feel like giving up and dropping out…”

Bernard’s talks appeal to young peoples’ imaginations, but above all inspire them to excel: to be determined, know how to motivate themselves, show initiative, and show the strength of friendship and trust. It’s important for young people to find the inner resources to reach their goals and achieve their dreams.

Themes

Discovery
Learning
Self-fulfilment
Environment
Friendship
Dreams and reality
Patience and perseverance
Determination
Wonder

Voyer had already established himself as Canada’s most accomplished extreme explorer […] Voyer’s many expeditions have made his name synonymous with outdoor exploration and a sought-after inspirational speaker.

- David Leach
Time Magazine, November 2003

You have done many amazing things and we can all learn from your experiences! I hope that we will be able to get you to come back in the future as our Exploration Branch moves toward preparing astronauts for moon and Mars missions.

- Cpnt. Kent V. Rominger, Chief, Astronaut Office
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center – NASA Houston, Texas

Mr Voyer, I have attended hundreds of presentations, but none of them has impressed the way yours did. […] You motivated everyone who attended this wonderful presentation, and will continue to inspire them. There will always be a bit of Bernard Voyer at Léger Marketing.

- Jean-Marc Léger
President, Leger - The Research Intelligence Group

At last, a brilliant presentation for students. The speaker delivers his message with palpable passion, emotion and spirituality. Mr. Voyer is an explorer, an adventurer, a storyteller and a poet, but above all this is about a man and his inner discoveries.

- Josée Létourneau, Directrice adjointe
Séminaire Saint-François de Cap-Rouge
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