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Just a short note to say thank you for all your efforts in making our National Conference another huge success again this year. We really appreciate your engagement and participation with our Franchisee's, your unique sense of humour and your ability to work the crowd indicates that you understand them well and they respect and value you as a MC.

Anyone can MC, but only a few can actually be part of the family and we certainly feel that you're part of ours.

Joe Siriani - Smartline Director Victoria

Our staff wanted fun, laughter, time to network and get to know one another at our annual gathering. Malcolm made sure they got everything! His flexibility, insight and intuitive responses gave me total confidence that our 2015 organisational day out with over 100 staff would be a huge success. And thanks to Malcolm, it was.

I would highly recommend Malcolm for any function whether in the corporate or not for profit sphere.

Sheila McHale - CEO Palmerston Association

Malcolm is the consummate professional. We engaged his services to MC our state conference in Adelaide and on the final night deliver a comedy hoax. The information that Malcolm gleaned throughout the few days he spent with us was perfectly woven into the hoax and had everyone in raptures of laughter. Malcolm’s ability to keep the conference running smoothly and create an energetic and fun atmosphere was what made the conference such a great success. A fantastic person with an incredible gift!

Steve Sanders - Vice President - Association of School Business Administrators SA/NT

Malcolm’s imagination and performance skills helped BP design and deliver a safety learning event that was entertaining, engaging and effective. Malcolm is a master at setting the right mood and guiding an audience on its way to the intended outcome. A total pleasure Malcolm – thanks!”

Liana Cobby - Manager of BP Developments Australia Pty Ltd

Over the years we have booked Malcolm on five seperate occassions to facilitate our highly demanding week long State Conferences. These events bring together a variety of people from all over Australia and Malcolm constantly delivers. He is quick thinking, flexible, professional and develops a great rapport with Delegates, Guest Speakers and Politicians alike. He keeps delegates engaged, chairs debates, runs Q & A sessions and keeps the whole event on track. We look forward to seeing him back at our next Conference.

Charles Brown - CEO of the FINANCIAL COUNSELLORS ASSOCIATION OF WA

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! People have been raving about the event non-stop. You were a smashing hit and just the perfect 'ingrediant' we needed!

Dee Faulkner - GESB Manager of Communication and Culture

Thank you so much Malcolm. You certainly made a lasting impression...I was sitting with some conference delegates three days later and we were still laughing thinking about your hoax. One gentlemen even told me he had never laughed so hard in all his life. Simply wonderful.

Janet Hewitt - Manager of Tourism Ipswich City Council Victoria

Malcolm created a new character for our 'Paint & Panel Conference' for smash repairers. His European 'crash repair expert' was totally spot on, brilliantly received and thoroughly researched. Not only was the presentation very funny, it also effectively hammered home the main themes of the day.

Sam Street - Sydney Editor of Australasian Paint & Panel May

Thankyou Malcolm for your contribution to the success of our Staff Development day. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves and were very happy to finish on a humour high!

Always a pleasure having you as part of our sessions and hope that it may continue into the future.

Peter Beaton - MercyCare Director of Family and Community Services

I knew that choosing the right MC would 'make or break' the tone for the day...thankfully we chose Malcolm. His research into our organisation along with his interaction and humour left the room buzzing and delegates loved him. Thanks so much Malcolm.

Marcia Barclay - CEO of 'Read Write Now'

Hiring Malcolm for a corporate hoax to motivate my sales team was the best career decision I have made to date. Not only did he have everyone laughing and engaged, but he also managed to get across a crucial motivational message that reinvigorated the team’s excitement around a product portfolio that had preciously struggled to meet budget.

Malcolm is a true professional who is not only a pleasure to work with but also an outstanding entertainer.

Tessa Busbridge - Victorian Marketting Manager IDEXX Laboratories

Malcolm's skills as an MC and presenter were outstanding. He absolutely made the difference between having a good conference and an exceptional conference! It was fantastic to have someone who understands our business, acknowledges our work, and at the same time enables us to laugh at ourselves.

He brought energy, vitality and humour, and effortlessly made the conference flow. The feedback from staff was exceptionally positive, and left all participants wanting Malcolm to return again next year!

Mark Richards - District Director Department for Child Protection & Family Support WA

Malcolm was fantastic, he did a superb job and we were amazed at how well he knew what was going on and what the issues were. Very clever using the information we provided to creat what he did. Once again many thanks Malcolm for an excellent job

Property Council of New Zealand

I just wanted to say THANK YOU SO MUCH. You did a wonderful job and so professional. I don't have the words to describe how much I appreciated your humour and empathy etc. Absolutely brilliant.

Sue - Chairperson Social Work alumni UWA

Thankyou for the laughter you created for the Hyundai Team. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed your sense of humour and many have phoned to say how wonderful the night was and commented on some of your quotes. You really helped make the night a huge success.

HYUNDAI

This was the second time Woodside has utilised Malcolm's services and he certainly did not disappoint. It was very, very clever and extremely funny: a most polished performance.

WOODSIDE

The best speaker was the loud, brash 'American' whom we fell for hook, line and sinker.

Thank you so much Malcolm for tailoring your presentation to the specific requirements of our group. The National Conference delegates founf extremely funny and entertaining - even more so once they realised it was a Hoax!

HARDWARE AND BUILDING TRADERS NSW
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Tuesday
Aug142012

Respct the Wee folk

 

So said the wonderful Ms Aretha Franklin.

This applies especially with the shadow people we encounter every day, the people we hardly notice, pay little attention to and/or ignore (consciously or not)

Lately I've been facilitating a lot of conferences, and while most delegates are fantastic, you can guarantee that 10% of them will be an absolute pain in the arse for whatever reason.

They will disrespect the band, the bar and wait staff, ignore the tech Crew and give venue staff a hard time.


They fail to understand that everything, everyone, every event is inter connected.

So can I suggest that at your next visit to your lunch bar, cafe, when attending your next conference, dinner, awards night, whatever it is, take the time to thank the 'nobody's,' the anawin, the hidden folk.

They have more power and influence (good and bad) than you will ever know.

And yes, behind the scenes, back stage or in the greenroom, they know exactly what the deal is and trust me, word and deeds spreads fast.

So if you want your next coffee, lunch, Conference to kick arse, then take a few minutes to say thanks to the little people in the shadows.

It takes sod all time but trust me it will makes one hell of a difference.

It's time to start paying attention to the little things hidden in plain sight.


Rock on good people.

Malcolm.

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