Speaking Engagements

“Cheryll & Sam are the most deliciously fabulous lifestyle experts!”
~Martyn Lawrence-Bullard


Cheryll Gillespie and Sam Shakura are hugely popular, sought after public speakers offering a captivating range of topics and dynamic energy to the stage. A magical mix of mother-daughter banter, fabulous living ideas, enthusiasm and down to earth advice insures that Cheryll and Sam’s presentations are always a sell out and enjoyed by all. Their energetic, fun and motivational seminars have inspired crowds across the nation!

Cheryll and Sam’s events vary from women’s groups, business conferences, schools, design seminars, universities, corporate venues, home shows and charity functions.


Cheryll & Sam wear many hats:

  • Mother-daughter design savvy duo
  • Owners of internationally recognized companies; Rock House Style and Cheryll Gillespie Media Inc.
  • Interior & Fashion Designers
  • Television Hosts and Producers of “Let’s Shop” – A global shopping adventure
  • National Radio Show Hosts
  • Branding experts
  • Style Tastemakers and Trend Forecasters
  • Designers of the award-winning Home, Fashion and Jewelry product line, ‘Rock House’
  • Cheryll is Canada’s Most Syndicated Columnist
  • Licensed builders

A small sample of their Fabulous Topics:

  • Design and Decorating Trends – What’s new in the design world?
  • How to bring a sense of comfortable luxury into your home?
  • Property Styling and Staging for Real Estate
  • Fashion trends and personal style advice
  • Entrepreneurship – Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs
  • Women in Business
  • Entertaining at Home
  • Small Spaces, Living Large
  • How to Live Like a Millionaire, Even if You’re Not

Past clients and events

Some of our past regional and national events and presentations include:


  • The International Home Show
  • The National Home Show
  • The Halifax Home Show
  • The Fraser Valley Home & Garden Show
  • The Calgary Home Expo
  • The Edmonton Home Show
  • The Regina Home & Garden Show
  • The Edmonton Women’s Show
  • Canadian Home Builder’s Association
  • Alberta Home Builder’s Association
  • Kelowna Home Builder’s Association
  • Saskatchewan Home Builder’s Association
  • Winnipeg Home Builder’s Association
  • The Travel Show Florida
  • HSN Shopping Network
  • YBF Cosmetics
  • Levelor Blinds
  • Re/Max Canada
  • Sears Canada
  • The Brick
  • Carpet World
  • The Press Gallery
  • Color Your World
  • Floors Now
  • Ashley Home Stores
  • Sklar Peppler
  • Investor’s Group
  • BMO Mastercard
  • Alberta Ballet Company
  • Osteoporosis Canada
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • West Edmonton Mall
  • Sherwood Park Mall
  • Okanagan Council for the Arts
  • Periodicals Writers of Canada Association National Conference
  • CTV News
  • CFCN News
  • Access TV
  • Canadian Handyman Superstar Challenge (guest celebrity judge)

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