Host/MC’s

A Platform Plus Offering

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Many of our speakers are excellent hosts and moderators, often having honed their skills as television hosts or anchors. They bring an appropriate level of energy to keep the audience engaged and the event on schedule.

 

Our Most Requested Host/MC’s:

George Stroumboulopoulos

Award-Winning Broadcasting Personality

George is one of Canada’s most popular and respected hosts/interviewers. He is the host of the Sunday-night radio program The Strombo Show on CBC Radio 2 and former host of his bespoke TV interview program and of Hockey Night in Canada. George has interviewed a who’s who of entertainment icons, sports stars, world leaders and respected thinkers. His fresh, thought-provoking style fuses big ideas with art, pop culture, politics, news, sports, and celebrity. George thrives when interacting with guests or the audience. He gets audiences what they really want to know, in a way that’s both entertaining and challenging.

“He has an easy charm, can talk like the wind…nicely balances the interesting and the quirky…watch the way Stroumboulopoulos interacts with his studio audience and his true potential is suddenly apparent. He chats them up as they wait in line, plays a little piano to keep them entertained, answers all their questions before, during, and after the show, and poses for as many photos as they want. There are no barriers. “
-Macleans

Aliya-Jasmine Sovani

TV Host & Producer

Have AJ Sovani host your next event bringing her infectious personality and sports & pop culture stories.She is currently a reporter with FOX Sports. AJ is a uniquely diverse talent who has made a name for herself in the verticals of sports, entertainment, and news/documentaries.

Howard Green

Journalist, Founding Anchor of BNN & Bestselling Author

Howard Green is one of the founders and builders of Business News Network in Canada, where he anchored from 1999-2014. Green is best known for hosting BNN’s flagship interview show, Headline with Howard Green and for his bestselling book, Banking on America.  With an insightful approach to current events, business and the economy, Green is asked to host a number of business events.  Among others, Green has hosted Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year and ‘Canada’s Top 40 under 40.

“As MC ..he was most engaging and connected strongly with the audience.  He was always well prepared, easy to work with and unflappable. He made it look easy and our events were all the better for his contribution.” 
-President, TMAC Communications

Jessi Cruickshank

Host of The Goods & Canada’s Smartest Person

Jessi Cruickshank is one of the most recognized stars in Canada and has been called “the funniest woman on TV today, period.”[The Province]. Known for her signature warmth, sharp wit and irreverent interview style, the television personality is currently the host of CBC’s The Goods and the hit primetime series Canada’s Smartest Person. Her ability to think on her toes and relate to any crowd makes any event a truly memorable one. Jessi’s hosted a live daily talk show on MTV, broadcast to over 90 million homes across North America. Jessi has also taken the US by storm, writing and starring in The CW hit comedy series Oh Sit! alongside Jamie Kennedy, acting in TV Land sitcom Kirstie with Kirstie Alley. She appears regularly as the LA host of Canada’s #1 Entertainment show Etalk on CTV and on The Style Network. Jessi has MC’d and hosted charity fundraisers, private parties, red carpets, award shows, store openings and corporate events all across Canada and the US.

“Just what I had expected and was terrific! …young, energetic, vibrant, well prepared and generally an outstanding charity MC..is she interested in a repeat performance?” 
-Sea to Sky Community Services Society

Bobby Umar

Executive Leadership Coach & Authority on Personal Branding

One of Inc. Magazine‘s Top 100 Leadership speakers. A champion of authentic connection and heart-based leadership, Bobby brings an engaging presence, endless exuberance and dynamic people skills to his role as host/mc.  A top five leadership influencer on social media via Kred, with over 350,000 followers, Bobby’s social media influence can help your event gain traction both online and in person. He’s mastered the art of quickly articulating and encapsulating concise takeaways and learnings for the audience to remember.  Bobby has over 25 years experience emceeing and hosting including TEDx Laurier, DYPB conference, and hundreds of other conferences, using his Second City’s Improv Program skills, social media, comedy, speaking experience, understanding my audience,  and leveraging some charm and dynamic energy to enhance every event that he hosts.

“I was incredibly impressed with his ability to capture the fresh audience and connect with them immediately. He is authentic and genuine in developing both meaningful relationships and leadership in everyone.” 
-Founder, GameOn Leadership

Ramona Pringle

Interactive Producer & Expert on Digital Media Culture

Ramona has a wealth of experience hosting events throughout North America, including OMDC Digital Dialogue Conference, Buffer Festival, NXNE and more. She’s also hosted events made for digital consumption including CBC’s pop culture show The X, and the webcast of Idea City.

View our full list of Host/MC’s here.

To find out more about our Host/MC’s, check out their individual profile page or request to speak with an agent.