Accolades

Accolades

It is humbling and a true pleasure to share with you here, a few of the many notes and gratitude wishes for all of my professional work within our industry over the years, they continue to inspire all of my work in the Art of service and more, Michael

Articles & Industry Motivator  

“From beginning to end, you hold yourself in the most professional manner and I find myself constantly striving to emulate your behaviours. Thank you Michael. Your recent article Interview With Michael is such an uplifting written work that keeps me going back and reading over. It was a fantastic read with the recollection of your experiences intersecting with my own memories that come back to me as I read” John Park Industry Leader, Assistant Department Manager Holt Renfrew

Luxury Hosting

“Michael, it is always a pleasure to engage with you on the floor with inspiring conversations, your professionalism in hospitality with memorable warmth and care, guiding all of our in-store Chanel and Holt Renfrew clients to our boutique, has assisted myself and our team in so many beneficial ways, thank you” Patricia Bastidas-Bell. Store Director, Chanel

Motivational Speaker

“I had the privilege to meet and work with Michael for over two
decades. Michael is the definition of ENERGY and he brings it in bucket loads.
His stories are extremely entertaining, insightful, educational, and engaging
and the way he ties it all up together and drives the points home is just
magical.  

His ability to capture the attention of the room is uncanny and he keeps
everyone engaged from start to stop. Also, he is funny and inspiring and always
leaves us with an uplifting message. In my 30 years of professional experience,
he is of the top three motivational speakers. I would not hesitate to recommend
Michael to anyone looking for a “Wow” keynote speaker”  Liliana Andjic Senior Executive, Strategy
& Technology Solutions

Hospitality Specialist / VIP Host

“Having the opportunity to work closely with Michael, you truly get to
see the type of individual he is. Michael is the epitome of hospitality. Caring
by nature and genuine to a tee. He shines best in his element surrounded by
strangers. Not afraid to strike up a conversation, offer his services, or
assist anyone that needs a hand. Having Michael at Holt Renfrew sets the
standards for luxury”  Jason Harris
National Executive Chef Holts Café

Luxury Services Client Care

“I worked within Holt Renfrew for over three years and every morning I
arrived to work, I always was on the hunt to find Michael. His greetings would
always make my day. Michaels’s engagement with clients would always be so
special and personalized, he took time to get to know each person who walked
into HR, and he made an effort to remember them. Michael goes above and beyond
with connection and luxury service” Christina Mongiardo, Store Manager Prada
Group, NY NY

Mentoring & Peer Coaching

“I am one of the few lucky to work in this industry with Michael Alaska. He
was my mentor and a friend who truly inspired me with his passion for going
above and beyond for customer service. Michael is a professional and he reads
people very well, he turns moments into positive memories for his clients.
Michael taught me the difference between ordinary and extortionary is the
detail we put in that changed me, as a fellow member of Gucci Vancouver. I am
honored to work with this beautiful gentleman Michael Alaska” Alexander Seo,
Gucci Men’s Style Consultant & VIP Events

Robo Cop Double / Talent

“Michael Alaska was chosen among hundreds of hopefuls for the coveted role
of RoboCop photo double first TV series. His on-set dedication to his role.
professionalism, humor, positive energy, and enthusiasm kept the crew going on
many a 17-hour night shoot, showing us we made the right choice. I highly recommend
Michael for any position he set his goals to’ Jane Rogers, Jane Rogers Casting
Toronto Canada