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As MC for our 3 day sales and service conference, Michael was AMAZING! He suggested catching up a few times before to understand our company, meet everyone and make suggestions for the event – something which a lot of other MC’s are too busy to do. Michael went above and beyond for our event ensuring that everything ran seamlessly. He also arranged and ran team building activities for the group which were a huge success. Feedback was awesome – the best we have ever had. He is engaging, energetic and surely knows how to make any event amazing! Thanks so much Michael, you’re a superstar!!! MYOB


Michael Pope is indeed a Master of Ceremonies, making our Community Transport Organisation Annual Conference one to remember.  He engaged delegates and our keynote speakers, lead our panel discussion, energised the room, and kept everyone entertained.  Michael came to the event with a wealth of experience.  He was the consummate professional with our keynote speakers and culturally respectful. I can confidently attest; Michael Pope will add value to your conference experience. THE COMMUNITY TRANSPORT ORGANISATION TEAM

From me personally, as events manager of a team of one, your presence took enormous pressure off me. You provided great humour and quick wit, a genuine interest in the subject matter of the other speakers and you worked exceptionally hard to make sure we ran as close as possible to the schedule and adjusting on the fly. Any other host and we’d have fallen of the rails. You are the difference between just an emcee and an event host. And you can print that. I would go as far as to say that you are the best host/emcee that we have employed in the 8 years that I have been involved with TIR’s conferences. GLENN RAINSFORD: TASMANIAN INDEPENDENT RETAILERS

We were lucky enough to have Michael as our MC for our Annual Awards dinner at our conference this year. He was a delight to work with! He has a real ability to engage and entertain the crowd, shine the light on the award winners, all while keeping the agenda to time. Clearly a seasoned professional, with Michael as your MC you can rest assured of a great night. Thanks again, Michael! ANNA CROSS: FASTWAY COURIERS

I’ve had the pleasure of working with Michael Pope on a number of occasions and I consider him to be one of the most experienced and professional comperes, hosts, producers et al that I know. His interaction with people is fantastic and his public speaking is interesting, knowledgeable, humorous and reflects many years in the entertainment industry. 

Michael was the MC at our Annual Conference this year.  He was AMAZING! From the get-go, he immersed himself in our program, and from there proceeded to offer suggestions for improving the flow and impact of the speaker program.  He made a wonderful effort to genuinely engage with our members, and delighted them with his industry knowledge and his genuine interest in their businesses.  As the organiser, I appreciated that he never stopped working for us.  He made sure that sessions ran to time, he chaired forums and panels with great distinction and some welcome humour; he greeted each speaker and updated them on the program, and just generally took control in the most unobtrusive way.  He is supremely professional in this role.  We will be using him again!
ELIZABETH WHITE: CEO, Victorian Caravan Parks Association

Thank you Michael for contributing to what was another outstanding conference at Hamilton Island. As MC your ability to manage the agenda with a perfect blend of humour made for a memorable conference for both the delegates and the plenary and break out presenters. Should you wish to ever promote the plenary session you delivered on Presenting Skills, I would gladly offer myself as a referee. The content of the presentation was outstanding and the talk amongst the room afterwards was that it will surely help our franchisees to run more effective seminars and customer meetings.

Michael is such a highly talented and skilful MC who engages audiences in a way that he puts energy and buzz into any audience. He goes above and beyond in his preparation and research of the client, their audience and key messages / themes. Michael is also able to "wing it" and ad lib when necessary due to technical issues or last minute changes to agendas or presenters which is a highly valuable asset to any Producer in the live events space.

We couldn’t have asked for a better conference. We worked hard through a lot of heavy sessions & Michael kept it all flowing & used great techniques to highlight key messages in the most fun & entertaining ways. His unique skills helped make our conference work to its best … a true professional, flexible & easy to work with

I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for the wonderful job you have done in hosting a variety of Master Builder’s events over the years. The entertainment that you have provided our members, both at regional and state events, where numbers range from 150 to 600 has been outstanding.
Michael your brilliant wit and wide repertoire has charmed the various audiences that have attended these events. From pre-function to stumps, you are always ‘switched on’. Our guests speak highly of you well after the event.
A true professional who is a delight to work with!

Michael’s a true professional. He has the knack of commanding the attention of all the people in the room, can quickly convey to the audience the purpose of the function and what is expected of them as an audience. All this is done with authority and a wonderful sense of humor. Michael is a master of thinking on his feet and is always on hand to add more than required to make any event a great success.

Just a quick note to let you know that Michael Pope stole the show on Saturday night - every single bit of feedback from guests has been that "Michael was the star"! He more than earned his keep on stage and they simply loved him! He is an absolute professional who reads his brief, does his homework and never misses a beat.

Michael was brilliant, need I say more! The room stayed energized and organised for the entire day! It was clear Michael had done his homework understood his audience, the outcomes we were aiming to achieve, and through audience participation helped us get there. The peace of mind you have as an event organiser with the day in Michael’s hands was invaluable. STRATA COMMUNITY AUST.

Michael is a great MC, he was very easy to work with particularly because he did this event last year and knew the demographic of group.  Michael was professional and kept the formalities running smoothly as well as entertaining the guests during a lengthy Awards presentation.

Thank you so much for a truly funny, witty and entertaining evening. Honestly, the feedback from the staff and management alike has been terrific. The prizes and funny activities put everyone in a great mood. You kept the night flowing and I was floored by your quick wit and constant funny gags. Thanks to your professionalism, everything just fell into place. 

It was such a huge pleasure working with you Michael. Despite all the ongoing changes you remained calm, accommodating and on the ball. Nothing was ever a problem...a talent and attitude that made my role so much easier - THANK YOU! I really look forward to working with you again soon. Warm regards. Paul

Just to tell you we had a fabulous evening last night. Michael Pope worked like a charm, especially the "roving reporter" segment he did on the Vision truck with our Marketing Manager. It is hard to keep the audience's attention when it comes to product presentations, but Michael made it happen. I was very impressed with his professionalism and involvement in the night as if it was his own. Our mining manager said, "it sounded as if he knew what he was talking about!" 

I just wanted to say a belated thank you for the fantastic job that you did as ‘MC’ for the Restaurant & Catering Australia National Awards for Excellence. Your ability to entertain and maintain the interest of the audience ensured that the night was not the dry, predictable ‘Awards’ night that so often happens. Thank you for your guidance along the path and for the outstanding job that you did on the night.

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