“Mike tells it like it is with an infectious sense of humor. He is a joy to listen to and that is why we have asked him back to speak at our conferences for 14 straight years. He regularly “sells-out” his sales and marketing cafes.”
John Lovell, Travel Leaders
A sincere interest in other people’s success is what sets Mike Marchev apart from many other speakers and trainers.
One renowned Speakers Bureau called Mike “authentic” which is as good as it gets when it comes to professional endorsement.
An international speaker by way of 18 countries. A speaker, trainer and specialist on 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.
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.
Industries and Clients
Travel: American Express, Vacation.com, Travel Leaders, Uniglobe, Results, Cruise Holidays, SeaMaster Cruises, Cruise Planners, AmaWaterways, Ensemble, Cruise-One, Cruise Inc, TravelSavers, Nest, Nexion, 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 nearly 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 TRO E-zine and CLIA’s weekly online marketing magazine.
Masters Degree in Marketing
CTC Travel Industry Designation
Paid Speaking Assignments in 18 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 34 Years (To Barbara)
Step Father to Brian
- 1-Minute River Knowledge
- AmaWaterways Blog
- Business Development
- Business Videos
- Employee & Self-Motivation
- How-To Training Sessions
- Marketing Mistakes
- Mike's Memo
- Mike's Musings
- Sales Nuggets
- Sales Tips
- Selling Mistakes
- Travel Research
- TRO Column
- Video Lessons