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CORPORATE EMCEE: THE ROLES AND WHAT ONE SHOULD KNOW

A corporate emcee, MC or master of ceremonies is a person who officiates at events such as weddings, social functions and other corporate events. The work of an emcee is an exciting one and anyone interested in this line of work should know several things in order to do the job effectively and efficiently. He should be able to know the specific roles related to the job so that he can be able to oversee the progress of the event smoothly and without any hitches. Some of the practices that an emcee should keep in mind are:

  • Know your role

A corporate emcee should be able to recognise his role and be able to carry his responsibilities Brad-Montgomery-Fullaccordingly. Not only should he be aware of his tasks but should also be able to connect his roles with the specific event he’s officiating.

  • Know the speakers and introduce them accordingly

A good emcee should know each of the speakers at the event by name and by face so that he can be able to introduce them to the audience without mistakes or errors.

  • Know the schedule and keep the event on schedule

A good master of ceremonies should keep time and ensure that the event goes on smoothly and seamlessly. He should be able to adjust breaks and event transitions when he realises that the event is behind schedule.

  • Know the content of the event

The role of an emcee is not confined to introductions of speakers only. A good emcee should be knowledgeable on the subject matter of the event so that he can connect with the program and even comment appropriately

  • Know the audience

The age group and the type of audience at the event should be kept in mind by an emcee so that he can present the program and any other activities accordingly.

  • Keep the audience energized

A good corporate emcee should be able to read the mood of the audience and be able to make them focused on the event. He should be able to integrate an energizing activity when the attendees become too bored and calm them down when they are too excited.

  • Tie everything together

The role of an emcee is to ensure that all programs at the event progress smoothly and the sequence of the programs is seamless.

When an aspiring emcee keeps all this in mind, then he is sure of delivering a seamless event program and thereby increasing his prospects as a successful emcee.


Brad Montgomery is a business speaker and emcee.  He uses hard-hitting humor (and his dashing good looks) to make sure that your people stay engaged.  He works with you to geset up your ENTIRE meeting for success?  Looking for an emcee to energize your audience?  Like to get the most out of your motivational speaker by having him double up as the MC?  Yay.  I like that too.  Give us a call at 303.691.0726 and we’ll plan how to customize and event just for you.

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CORPORATE EMCEE: THE ROLES AND WHAT ONE SHOULD KNOW

A corporate emcee, MC or master of ceremonies is a person who officiates at events such as weddings, social functions and other corporate events. The work of an emcee is an exciting one and anyone interested in this line of work should know several things in order to do the job effectively and efficiently. He should be able to know the specific roles related to the job so that he can be able to oversee the progress of the event smoothly and without any hitches. Some of the practices that an emcee should keep in mind are:

  • Know your role

A corporate emcee should be able to recognise his role and be able to carry his responsibilities Brad-Montgomery-Fullaccordingly. Not only should he be aware of his tasks but should also be able to connect his roles with the specific event he’s officiating.

  • Know the speakers and introduce them accordingly

A good emcee should know each of the speakers at the event by name and by face so that he can be able to introduce them to the audience without mistakes or errors.

  • Know the schedule and keep the event on schedule

A good master of ceremonies should keep time and ensure that the event goes on smoothly and seamlessly. He should be able to adjust breaks and event transitions when he realises that the event is behind schedule.

  • Know the content of the event

The role of an emcee is not confined to introductions of speakers only. A good emcee should be knowledgeable on the subject matter of the event so that he can connect with the program and even comment appropriately

  • Know the audience

The age group and the type of audience at the event should be kept in mind by an emcee so that he can present the program and any other activities accordingly.

  • Keep the audience energized

A good corporate emcee should be able to read the mood of the audience and be able to make them focused on the event. He should be able to integrate an energizing activity when the attendees become too bored and calm them down when they are too excited.

  • Tie everything together

The role of an emcee is to ensure that all programs at the event progress smoothly and the sequence of the programs is seamless.

When an aspiring emcee keeps all this in mind, then he is sure of delivering a seamless event program and thereby increasing his prospects as a successful emcee.


Brad Montgomery is a business speaker and emcee.  He uses hard-hitting humor (and his dashing good looks) to make sure that your people stay engaged.  He works with you to geset up your ENTIRE meeting for success?  Looking for an emcee to energize your audience?  Like to get the most out of your motivational speaker by having him double up as the MC?  Yay.  I like that too.  Give us a call at 303.691.0726 and we’ll plan how to customize and event just for you.

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But don’t just take MY word for it—know that science also tells us that investing in others is really an investment in ourselves.

Never Follow A Beef Dinner

/
My goal is always to create an experience that is meaningful for all. It’s not all content. If audiences are looking at their phones, not listening, and having a hard time focusing, it’s a wasted opportunity for all. But it’s also not all entertainment. They want to be engaged…but they don’t need a comedian.

Being a Motivational Speaker Can Be Terrifying

/
There are tons of techniques to get the audience to bond with you as a funny motivational speaker.  But nothing is as powerful as customized, on-the-spot humor created about what’s happening right then. In that room.  At the convention.  At the hotel.  And happily for me, this is something I’m both very good at…and I love to do.  

Uber Driver Motivates the Motivational Speaker

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Why hire a professional Emcee or Master of Ceremonies??

Why you should hire a professional Master of Ceremonies (MC, Emcee)

By: Brad Montgomery, professional (and funny!) Master of Ceremonies

Do you want your convention or business meeting to rock? Really want a professional wsj2and

smooth program? Want to make sure that even the most important (and sometimes very dry) information has everybody’s full attention? Then hire a professional Emcee!

An often overlooked aspect of any convention is the potential role of a professional master of ceremonies. In addition the obvious benefits of time management and organization, an emcee can liven up any series of presentations with enlightening introductions and witty, on the spot humor. Whether you’re entertaining thousands or presenting tedious and technical reports at a business gathering, an MC is an asset you definitely want to embrace.

Time Management

All too often business meetings and corporate conventions run late due to longwinded speakers. A talented emcee can change all that. Any corporate emcee will ensure that your speakers limit their presentations to the time alloted by personally discussing the performances with each and every person you’ve brought to present. Furthermore, your day will proceed seamlessly as your MC expertly introduces your speakers and smoothly transitions from one to the next. Without a skilled MC, your convention will lack continuity.

 

Audience

afbrad-in-audienceEspecially for the dull business gathering, an emcee will undoubtedly maintain the attention of any audience. By providing the much needed breaks between presentations, a funny MC will supply your audience with plenty of comic relief to get them through the day.

Furthermore, a talented MC will no doubt poke fun at the content of the convention, making the long hours sitting easier to tolerate for your colleagues and associates. Lastly, the emcee’s introductory and conclusive remarks will leave a memorable, humorous, and applicable message in the minds of your audience, augmenting their enjoyment of the convention as well as their appreciation for the other speakers’ presentations.

 

Entertainment

Above all, MCs are entertainers themselves. Regardless of what you have planned audiencelaughblackwoman2for you audience, the MC will add his own flavor of showmanship that can only make your convention better. MCs are trained professionals, motivational speakers, comedians, magicians, and much more. They can always adapt their expertise to the particulars of your convention and will never fail to entertain your audience in addition to their responsibilities as a master of ceremonies.

Nothing brightens up a convention more than a few well-timed jokes or dazzling magic tricks, and your audience will voice their appreciation. Perhaps the greatest benefit of a corporate MC is their damage-control capabilities. If one of your speakers is late, absent, or otherwise incapable of performing, your emcee can always help to fill in the gaps of the convention with his own material so that your audience need never know there is a problem.

MC. Making Choices

Accustomed to live performance and entertainment, an emcee is a valuable resource for planning the proceedings of any convention. Whether making decisions about how much time to allocate to each presenter or who to hire or seating arrangements in a banquet hall, a professional emcee has the experience and creativity to help you with any and all aspects of convention arrangements. Remember: they perform at conventions for a living, whereas you may be a first time planner/organizer. Utilize their expertise and suggestions as much or as little as you want, but never hesitate to ask for their opinions.

Summary

Many conventions ignore the value of a master of ceremonies due to the associated costs. However, an emcee can benefit you and your convention in ways you cannot even imagine. They will ensure the continuity of the proceedings, keep your audience attentive and entertained, incorporate their own exciting abilities like comedy and magic, and lend professional opinions about any and all aspects of convention planning. When considering how to improve your events, take into account the numerous ways in which a professional master of ceremonies can create a fun, productive, and memorable atmosphere for any occasion.

Learn More about How Brad Can Be Your Emcee Now

Brad Montgomery, Hall of Fame Speaker, CSP is a professional master of ceremonies, motivational speaker, comedian, and magician located just southeast of Denver, Colorado. He is a very funny fellow, who speaks to the people side of business.  Looking for a way to run the theme throughout your meeting?   Contact us today at 303.691.0726 to discuss how Brad can keep the energy, learning, and fun on high for your entire meeting or convention.

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