The Beginner's Guide To Hiring MCs - Expert Tips for Success

Beginner’s Guide to Hiring MCs

Have you been tasked with finding a Master of Ceremonies (MC) for the first time and you’re not sure where to start? Our expert tips will make your job a whole lot easier, not to mention impress the socks off your boss! Five Key Roles of the MC Let’s begin by defining the MC’s role. One of the biggest challenges …

How to Choose the Right MC

A Strategic Approach Choosing an MC might seem complex. There are so many different types of talent to choose from – celebrities, sport stars, Olympians, industry experts, ex-politicians and entrepreneurs. You face multiple pressures: your boss demands a particular high-profile comedian as MC, you want a stellar event that outshines everything you’ve done before, and you need to stay within …

Choosing The Right MC

Importance of Choosing the Right MC

From Drab to Fab Corporate Events Why your MC can make it or break it At last, the big night is here. Everything is going swimmingly. The guests have arrived, mingled over canapés and are now seated. All good. Your MC takes the mic, introduces himself and delivers a few jokes that fall completely flat. Awkward! The audience is all …

How to Brief the MC - The Ultimate Guide

How To Brief The MC – Ultimate Guide

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Event Host Briefing your MC helps them to host your event in a way that delights the audience and achieves your organisational objectives. It ensures everyone is ‘on the same page’ about event specifics, and it saves everybody’s time. Fortunately, the briefing process is not something you have do on your own. …

What To Do When You Can't Get The MC You Want

What To Do When You Can’t Get The MC You Want

Can’t get the MC you want? Here’s what to do. Perhaps you had a light bulb moment about the perfect MC for your next corporate event. Or maybe your boss is fixated on a particular ex-footy player and popular TV personality. For a variety of reasons – they’re unaffordable, unavailable or even unwilling – you can’t lock in the dream …

Celebrity Database Index 2015

Celebrities on the 2015 Celebrity Database Index

The International Celebrity Database Index (DBI) has revealed Australia’s most influential celebrities, including the most highly regarded and trendsetters. Amongst the top ten are Dr Chris Brown (2nd), Anh Do (3rd) and Jessica Mauboy (6th). Guy Sebastian also rated a mention for being highly regarded. The Celebrity Database Index is an independent, global index that ranks celebrities’ ability to impact …

When to Use a Master of Ceremonies

When You Need a Master of Ceremonies

Do I Need An MC? When You Need To Hire a Professional In your line of work, you might be called upon to organise diverse event types, sizes and formats. How do you know when to hire a professional Master of Ceremonies rather than use somebody within your organisation? Discover the types of events you’ll most likely need a professional …

Why MCs Don't Drop Fees For Charity

Why MCs Don’t Drop Fees For Charity

Why MCs Can’t Always Do Charity Work For Free Understanding their dilemma MCs are very frequently asked to waive or significantly reduce their fees to host charity events. In fact, most MCs are extremely generous with pro bono work for selected charities. However, it’s impossible for them to accommodate all such requests. Being a corporate event MC is a professional …

Steven Bradbury: Going For Gold

How far would you go for an Olympic Gold Medal? How about 111 stitches and a broken neck? For us here at the office, we like the safety of our desks. Where a papercut means a frantic visit to First Aid. Steven Bradbury is Australia’s first Winter Olympic Gold Medallist. He overcame these near-fatal injuries to triumph at Salt Lake …