Mike Marchev

Mike Marchev: What you see is what you get.

A sincere interest in other people’s success is a trait that differentiates Mike Marchev from many other “speakers and trainers.”

Gold Star Speakers Bureau has gone on record to say: “Mike Marchev is authentic, easy to work with and is focused on delivering meaningful information to his audiences.” This is as good as it gets when it comes to professional endorsement.


An international speaker by way of 18 countries Mike is a speaker, trainer and specialist in the art of sales, marketing, customer service and employee motivation. His optimistic and realistic messages and strategies have been enthusiastically received by sales professionals and executives from a myriad of industries.

With over thirty years of experience he has developed an ability to instill a sense of humor, adventure, and urgency regarding the extraordinary opportunities available in today’s business environment.


Guest speakers earn their fees, and uphold their reputation by “connecting” with audiences on a regular basis. Preparation in the form of client research and message selection are two key ingredients to a successful presentation. Preparation and connection are two of Mike’s strong attributes.

Industries and Clients

Travel: American Express,, Travel Leaders, Uniglobe, Results, Cruise Holidays, SeaMaster Cruises, Cruise Planners, Cruise-One, Cruise Inc, TravelSavers, Nest, Nexion, ASTA, AAA, OSSN. (more)

Non-Travel: Merck, AT&T, Toyota, Maersk Shipping, Savin, Siemens, Pitney Bowes, Wells Fargo Bank, The Washington Post, Sysco Foods, Ortho Pharmaceutical, and Los Alamos National Labs, (more)        For a more complete list, click here.

Industries: banking, financial specialists, military, IRS professionals, meat processors, asphalt contractors, real estate gurus, lumber salesmen, chimney sweeps, software consultants, professional secretaries, meeting planners, tractor manufacturers and travel experts in 18 countries.


Become The Exception (Third Printing) has sold 5000 copies. University teaching experience and articles appearing in popular business magazines including Inc., Sales & Marketing Excellence, Entrepreneur, and Selling Power. Travel industry columns can regularly be enjoyed on Travel Research Online and CLIA’s weekly online marketing magazine.


  • B.A. History; Masters Degree in Marketing
  • CTC Travel Industry Designation
  • Paid Speaking Assignments in 19 Countries
  • Travel Industry Experience Since 1984
  • Certified Ocean-Going Sailing Captain
  • Single Engine Airplane Pilot
  • Ironman Tri-athlete Finisher (142-mile endurance race)
  • Happily Married For 30 Years (To Barbara)

Business Policies

There is never a risk when working with Mike Marchev. Your complete and total satisfaction with all of his products and services is very important. Click Here for complete policy explanation.