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Business Emcee

A business emcee, also known as a corporate or professional emcee, is a skilled and charismatic master of ceremonies who plays a pivotal role in hosting and facilitating corporate events, conferences, seminars, and other professional gatherings.

Their primary responsibility is to engage, entertain, and guide the audience throughout the event, ensuring it runs smoothly and leaves a lasting impression.

Business emcees possess excellent public speaking and presentation skills, exuding confidence and authority on stage. They often work closely with event organizers to understand the objectives and theme of the event, tailoring their approach to suit the specific audience and occasion. They introduce speakers, panel discussions, and segments of the event, adding a touch of professionalism, humor, or gravitas as needed. Additionally, they manage transitions, keep the event on schedule, and interact with the audience, creating a dynamic and engaging atmosphere.

A successful business emcee is adaptable, quick-thinking, and has the ability to handle unexpected situations with ease, ensuring a seamless and memorable experience for both the audience and the event’s stakeholders. Their presence is instrumental in conveying the brand image, fostering networking, and delivering a successful corporate event.

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Rick Alan

With nearly two decades of experience as a master of ceremonies, Rick Alan has earned his stripes in the realm of event hosting. From his longstanding tenure as the Ellis Park Stadium announcer to his role as the Lion’s MC and his appearances at numerous blue-chip corporate events, Rick has honed his craft to perfection. […]

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Liezel van der Westhuizen Emcee is also a sought after MC and has been the Programme Director at more than 200 events for top clients “Commitment. Passion. Action.” She may be have been the new face for Season 5 of MNET Idols and only the second woman in the world to present Idols, but Liezel […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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Nzinga Qunta is a business news anchor with over a decade of experience in radio and television. She is currently anchoring SABC News’ flagship business news bulletin, OnPoint, where she focuses on the top business news stories from across the world and speaks to a range of decision makers on the top stories of the day. She works on radio on […]

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Nastassia Arendse is a host on Business Day TV where she and a panel of experts discuss the action on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, debate the best and worst performing stocks and pick their favourites. Every Monday night you can catch her on “Smart Money”, a personal finance show that helps viewers navigate the world […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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Darren Whackhead Simpson is one of South Africa ‘s most sought after stand-up comedians, doing live performances to packed venues around the country. Darren is also hugely popular for his performances at corporate functions, entertaining manager and employee alike. Through his work on 94.7s “Rude Awakening” with Jeremy Mansfield, Darren has become known for his […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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Leanne Manas – Conference MC is a multiple-award winning South African TV presenter that has graced our screens for over a decade now available through Speakers Inc. Not many broadcasters can boast having had live TV experience 5 days a week for 12 years … Leanne is a qualified Speech and Drama teacher which she completed through […]

  • Johannesburg
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MacFarlane Moleli – Corporate MC is currently a Prime time Morning News Anchor at the 24hour E News Channel. He is also a former prime time news reader on SABC 3 for the 7pm evening News. Mac as he is popularly known hosted a show called 180 degrees on SABC News International, This is where […]

  • Johannesburg
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Mark Bayly had a small screen career launched through the South African Survivor series as a speaker and corporate video presenter. Following the success of the SAFTA nominated magazine show on MNet, All Access, the Marky Bayly Show on the internet radio station 2 Ocean Vibe has gained thousands of listeners. His versatility, sense of […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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Arabile Gumede is a financial journalist with a career glowing from remarkable feats and interrogative work. The world of money, markets, finance and economics are where he has garnered a lot of his reputation as a leading commentator, reporter, anchor and writer. ArabileG is also a firm believer and advocate for financial literacy, leading the […]

  • London, UK
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Katlego Danke hails from the province of the North West having stayed throughout her childhood in places like Mafikeng, Mabopane, Garankuwa and Potchefstroom. She has however also spend some of her up-bringing in Pretoria and Johannesburg and therefore prefers to call herself a South African when asked where she comes from. This 36 year olds […]

  • Johannesburg
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Duane Rockwell has been a valued entertainer ever since on the pub and club circuit, in the corporate entertainment arena, hosting at fashion shows, corporate events. Duane made his professional debut when he performed at the National Song Festival in 1989. His musical repertoire includes songs from the ‘60’s right up to the current chart […]

  • Johannesburg
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Kgomotso Matsunyane is a seasoned broadcaster who has hosted seminal shows on radio and television in South Africa.  She has worked as a Commissioning Editor for drama at SABC1, after which she was editor at The Oprah Magazine (SA), as well as having worked as the first Channel Director at BET Africa (Viacom/CBS). Up until […]

  • Johannesburg
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Katlego Maboe crowned the most stylish male celebrity in SA at the 2014 YOU SPECTACULAR AWARDS, Katlego Maboe is the host of South Africa’s “Feel Good Breakfast Show” – Expresso that is broadcast of the country’s SABC on weekdays from 6AM – 8:30AM. The show, which was nominated for a 2014 SAFTA award for best […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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Sipho “Alphi” Mkhwanazi is an innovative creative who is passionate about sharing authentic and compelling lived experiences on various platforms. A Brand and Strategic Communications practitioner by profession, Alphi takes pleasure in telling the stories that matter. As a seasoned event host, Alphi is a highly sought after MC for various kinds of  events. His […]

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Lerato Mbele joined the BBC in 2012. Prior to that, Lerato served as a Senior Business Anchor for CNBC Africa. She hosted a variety of business programs and discussions related to the economics, business strategy, stock markets, entrepreneurship and leadership. Lerato Mbele began her journalism career in 1999 at South Africa’s state-owned broadcaster The South […]

  • Johannesburg
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Lerato Ditshego

Lerato Ditshego Emcee Facilitator is a Business Woman and Director of two business, Eccentrics Visual Arts Agency and Rubystone boutique hotel. She is also a Facilitator, Speaker, Content Producer & Host of her own podcast, Braving It. After a fortuitous tenure in the field of marketing, during which Lerato was in the employ of various […]

  • Johannesburg
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Neil Andrews is married and has two children. Neil Andrews went to school in Cape Town and completed a BA degree and HDE at UCT. Neil has worked in Sports-casting for over 20 years and began his broadcasting career as an announcer, race commentator and journalist for the Cape Turf Clubs. From 1991 -2000, Neil […]

  • Johannesburg
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Kriya Gangiah Emcee first became known to the South African public in 2007 when she joined the TUKS FM team. It did not take long for the (then) 17 year olds career to take off. In only three years, listeners could enjoy their lunchtime with Kriya as she hosted the ‘Out to Lunch’ show every […]

  • Johannesburg
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Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp is an award-winning radio presenter as well as the founder and presenter of SA’s #1 parenting podcast. Further celebrated as a TV, Film, commercial and stage performer, Elana is undoubtedly one of the country’s leading broadcasters and is the recipient of a 2022 Presidential PRISM Award for Radio Presenter of the Year. A […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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Ashley Hayden is one of South Africa’s favourite Master of Ceremonies.The face of M-Net, the familiar voice behind countless brands, South Africa’s in-demand MC and public speaker, Ashley is one of the best-loved personalities, bringing her to work both warmth and authority, a balance achievable only through many years of experience in the industry and […]

  • Johannesburg
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Joanne Joseph – Conference Corporate MC She began her career at YFM radio as a news presenter radio in 1998. She obtained a distinction in the Unisa Radio and Actuality course in the 1998 and then moved to Classic FM, Network Radio News and Business Day as a producer/presenter. Joanne graces South African screens several nights […]

  • Johannesburg
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Naledi Moleo career began as a child star presenting children’s shows like Kids News, X Marks the Spot and Just Chill all the way back in 2004. Having worked as a Television Producer on “Youth Expression” a youth Current Affairs programme on SABC News International for a period of two years(from 2008), Naledi Moleo – […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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Poppy Ntshongwana – Conference MC is recognized by her distinguishable husky voice on radio; the notion that someone was in fact ‘born for radio’ rings true in her case. Born in the Eastern Cape, Poppy’s love for and undeniable talent in the Performing Arts were evident even as a school girl at Diocesan School for […]

  • Johannesburg
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Gugulethu Mfuphi stands out as an award-winning broadcaster, and a consummate orator. With her commanding presence behind the microphone and her adeptness at addressing diverse audiences, she has carved a niche for herself as a trusted voice in matters of finance, economics, and current affairs. Gugulethu Mfuphi | Event Emcee The Journey of Excellence: Gugulethu […]

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