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A professional Master of Ceremonies can make a huge difference to event success.

Richard Hansen is a professional conference and event Master of Ceremonies (MC, Emcee) and compére based near Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. He has hosted numerous conferences and events around Queensland including:

  • Business and industry conferences,
  • Networking events,
  • Outdoor community events,
  • Show balls and gala fundraisers

Why engage a professional Master of Ceremonies for your event?

A professional Master of Ceremonies (M.C) is a key person to ensure the event runs smoothly. The M.C and will lift the standard of your event by creating the right atmosphere, manage time and handle any unforeseen circumstances with ease and confidence. The audience will be unaware of any issues and remain engaged with the program in an entertaining manner. Hiring a professional M.C could be the best decision you make for your event.

What should I expect of Richard as the Master of Ceremonies?Master of Ceremonies

  • Well prepared – Prior to the event, Richard prepares by researching speakers and performers. He will often make personal contact so that their performance/presentation will be enhanced through a proper introduction. He will also gain an understanding of the theme and purpose of the event.
  • Easily contactable – Richard will provide to the event organiser the best contact method for ease of communication leading up to the event.
  • Arrive early – Richard has a solid reputation for arriving early for events. He will make sure that he has allowed plenty of time to consult with all personnel who are critical to the smooth running of the event on the day. He will also gain a solid understanding venue layout.
  • Well presented – You can be assured that Richard will be groomed and well dressed for your event.
  • Easily adaptable – It is not unusual for the odd surprise to crop up at conferences and events. Richard will handle all unforeseen circumstances in a professional manner.
  • Runs to time – The importance of running events on time cannot be underestimated. Venues need to be cleared for other events and audiences get restless. Richard will ensure that the event will run to time.
  • Entertaining and Engaging – Richard has the distinct ability to know when and how to raise the mood or even settle it down. He prides himself on smooth transitions between presentations and segments. His delivery style is described as dry, witty and humorous.

Richard can also help with visual and audio elements and can assist speakers with their presentations if needed.