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Gala Dinner

A Gala Dinner Emcee, often referred to as the Master of Ceremonies, is the charismatic and engaging host responsible for orchestrating and enhancing the atmosphere of a prestigious gala dinner event.

This individual plays a pivotal role in ensuring the evening’s success by skillfully guiding the proceedings and captivating the audience’s attention.

The Gala Dinner Emcee is a master of ceremonies with a knack for public speaking, possessing a warm and welcoming demeanor that immediately puts guests at ease. They are adept at creating a seamless flow of the event, introducing speakers, artists, and performers, and conveying important information while injecting humor, grace, and charm into their delivery.

Their role involves setting the tone for the evening, maintaining a professional and elegant atmosphere, and keeping the audience entertained. A successful Gala Dinner Emcee possesses excellent communication skills, impeccable timing, and the ability to adapt to unforeseen circumstances, ensuring that every guest leaves with a memorable and enjoyable experience from the gala dinner.

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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 […]

  • Johannesburg
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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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Jason Greer event emcee and voice artist, well respected in his industry. His strong vibrant presence and reputable voice have kept him busy over the past decade. Jason has recently hosted M-net’s latest gameshow, Spellbound and he has presented a number of other successful shows including Top Travel and the award-winning, All Access. He has […]

  • Johannesburg
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Jo-Ann Strauss has become one of South Africa’s most recognized media personalities since embarking on her career in front of the camera in 2000. She is best known for presenting the South African show “Top Billing” and has presented and produced various other shows both on TV and online. She is an astute businesswoman and […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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Pabi Moloi is an ambitious young woman who has a wealth of broadcasting knowledge, including extensive experience in both radio and TV. Her career started out in television at the age of four on a major youth campaign for the organisation. She remained in front of the camera, memorably on K-TV until she was 18 […]

  • Johannesburg
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Ntsikelelo Mzibomvu is the author of personal development book “Reimagining Myself – A journey of personal transformation and entrepreneurial thinking” and of art coffee table book ”The Path to Great Joy – A collaborative journey through the art and life of visual artist Njabulo Greatjoy Ndlovu” His passion for people development is expressed though his […]

  • Johannesburg
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Nico Panagio was born and bred in a beautiful little village known as Pretoria. After matriculation at Pretoria Boys High School, Nico went on to complete his military service in the South African Navy. He was appointed the Captain of his Division and was ranked Able Seaman. Following 5 years in the corporate industry as […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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Fanie de Villiers is an international cricketer and well known sports personality, established himself as a South African sports hero with his match-winning performance against Australia (in Sydney) in 1993/4. A game – still regarded by the media – as the most historical and emotional win ever! Within the first two years, Fanie became one […]

  • Pretoria
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Peter Ndoro has more than 20 years’ radio and television broadcast experience. Prior to having been Anchor and also the Director for Corporate Communications for CNBC Africa, viewers across the continent saw him on SABC Africa presenting a flagship breakfast news programme. He worked for the pay TV Channel M-Net for many years doing entertainment […]

  • Johannesburg
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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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Jeannie D – Conference MC has experiences that have resulted in Jeannie being an ideal MC for local and international clients who are looking to add that “little bit extra” to their event. The famous Arabian tale goes something like this………Aladdin rubbed the lamp three times, out popped a ‘Genie’ and granted him three wishes. […]

  • Johannesburg
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Gerry Elsdon made a strong impression on the co-host of South Africa’s first Big Brother reality series and as a continuity presenter for M-Net. Gerry Elsdon has a colorful background is a huge understatement! Having been born in District 6, living through the forced removals and Group Areas Act in the Cape in the 80s, […]

  • Johannesburg
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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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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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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 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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Matthew Pearce was born, raised and educated in Cape Town. After school, he studied at the University of Cape Town towards a degree in Industrial Psychology and a post-graduate diploma in Marketing through the Business Science Faculty. During his time at university, he was asked by a friend to help him to do some freelance […]

  • Cape Town, WC
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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 […]

  • Johannesburg
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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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