Here is the encyclopedia of how to work as a corporate event host MC.
This handbook is used by all the leading business MCs around the world.
Here is the answer on how to monetise your public speaking skills.
Topics covered include
Use humour and classic one-liners to WOW your audience
Deal with hecklers so you look like a winner
Recognise the difference between a speaker, an entertainer and a Master of Ceremonies
Use acting techniques to keep you calm and cool — on and off stage
How to spot the difference between a Compere and an MC?
Marketing your services as a professional MC
How to acknowledge and thank a speaker
Proposing a toast
How to manage yourself at large corporate events
An introduction to MCing a wedding
How to shorten lengthy award nights so they have impact
How to connect with everyone at a huge outdoor event
Learn the basics of compereing a fashion parade
Creating a buzz from retail promotions
The rise of female MCs
How to have a powerful voice
Techniques to enhance your charisma
How to recognise and develop your personal style of presentation
There are also helpful templates that accelerate the entire process and get you onto the stage without too much legwork. It will guarantee your next assignment will be better prepared and more rewarding for you and your audience.
Using the skills you already possess as a speaker, why not extend your income base and work as a corporate Event Host MC.
All you will ever need to know to be a great Event Host MC
Essential information/secrets that will guarantee you MC your way to success
Magical Masters of the Microphone
Rich rewards revealed
Discover the benefits that flow from being a master of the microphone.
Discover the 7 techniques to earn big money and add value to any business or social occasion.
MAKE EXTRA INCOME FROM YOUR AWESOME PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS
UP FRONT IN CONTROL is the perfect handbook for speakers who want to increase their career prospects and get in front of more audiences — and make more money.
It clearly describes how to market yourself to bureaux plus the book shows you how to add a further income stream to your speaking activities and add value to your marketing portfolio.
You can accelerate your career and your earnings while becoming the most popular, admired and respected person at the conferences or conventions.
If you would like to be asked back time and time again, this ability to conduct the role of MC on its own, in conjunction with your keynote and workshop activities, is the key to unlocking all that future business.
The Event Host MC brings it all together and is worth their weight in gold.
“To be able to MC a business or social occasion is one of the most valuable skills you can possess. MCing literally bullet-proofs your income” as spoken by Ron Tacchi, the co-author.
You already know that specific techniques learned and practised will generate confidence and enthusiasm for the task. And, like anything else, it’s difficult until it’s easy.
The magician amazes their audience – because they are the only one who knows how the trick is done.
In UP FRONT IN CONTROL, you will discover the magic techniques used by the top Event Host MCs to look confident and be in control of any event.
The advice will be helpful to anyone who currently has, or will in the future have, the obligation of standing up in front of a group and seeing that the objectives of the function are met.
It has everything and anything you will need to know in order to succeed ‘up front’. You have all you need in terms of methods, procedures, and rules
It is packed with procedures, hands-on strategies, suggestions and checklists that
UP FRONT IN CONTROL is a thorough and complete, easy to use guide to every conceivable aspect of emceeing.
To prove to you that this book is the MOST comprehensive manual of its kind, here’s the table of contents:
Part A The Job
Chapter 1 – A LEARNED SKILL
That was then, this is now
What exactly does a MC do?
What skills are needed?
Why were you chosen to be the MC?
Experiences that help
Chapter 2 – THE JOB DESCRIPTION
Am I an MC or a compere?
Today’s MC is different from yesterday’s
MC or Emcee?
Many different hats:
Arbiter of style
Program link or mood changer
Journalist and researcher
Facilitator or moderator
Chapter 3 – AREAS OF EMPLOYMENT
The cake is getting bigger
Outdoor special events
Dedication of a new building
The rise of female MCs
Profile or non-profile
Where do I start?
Chapter 4 – CORPORATE EVENTS
Conferences and conventions
Working with PCO’s and event managers
An industry growing through expertise
Chapter 5 – WEDDINGS
A unique opportunity
Making an impression
The future for wedding MCs
Part B – The Rules
Chapter 6 – PREPARATION
MC’s personal checklist
Card file system
Preparing everyone else
An MC’s advice to a speaker on how to prepare
Five easy rules for preparing a speech
Chapter 7 – THE BASICS
Where and How to carry the runsheet?
Who’s in charge?
Chapter 8 – LIVE TECHNIQUE
Using ‘Globals’ and ‘Universals’
Pressing the flesh
Relating to an audience
Colin Pearce – the chameleon
Creating a relaxed mood
Proposing a toast
Once the show is underway
Q & A
Presenting a gift
Raffles – A once-in-a-lifetime raffle story
General rules for sound systems
Chapter 9 – COPING WITH PROBLEMS
Major technical failures
Be careful of guests who fancy themselves as an MC
Be careful of a speaker who goes over the time limit
Be careful of starting late
Be careful of losing track of time
Be careful of giving credit where it is NOT due
Be careful of enjoying yourself too much
Be careful of the practical joker
Be careful of latecomers
Observe your audience
How to deal with hecklers