Normally, a master of ceremonies introduces speakers, makes announcements, and engages with the audience to keep the ceremony agenda flowing as smoothly as possible. While being a master of ceremonies might seem like a daunting task, there are a few ways you can nail your responsibility as MC, and radiate confidence and charisma to keep the ceremony entertaining for all.
Keeping the event flowing and bridging between segments of the event.
Keeping the interest of the audience and make sure they’re having fun.
Helping the audience feel respected and engaging with them during the event.
Helping the speakers feel valued.
Keeping the event on time.
Concise and consistent communication
Preparation check list & Run Sheet Template
How to open & wrap up your event
Packaging content together
Make it flow
Guest introductions and thank you’s
Ensure your audience are informed and entertained
Strategies for bridging between your segments
How to overcome hecklers and troubleshooting
What to do and say & what NOT to do and say
Understand how to make an impact
Presentation skills – Body language & develop strong voice/vocal characteristics
Microphones Technique, working with a lectern, mastering lighting…
Platform manners and stage presence
Overcoming stage fright
Using relevant humour to stimulate the audience
Thinking on your feet
Presentation – What to wear (AND what not to wear)
Empowering language habits (eliminate low power verbal habits, eg “you know”, “Um – Ah”,