14 Hosts Who Will WOW At Your Next Event

23 August 2022

Corporate events can be hard to get right, whether for entertaining, educating or inspiring your team. You have to deal with a bunch of people, which could be 1000+ raucous audience members, who are excitable and full of good food and drink.

That's why you need an act to hold the audience’s attention; whether by tailoring their material to your specific company or dazzling the crowds with their star quality, your host will set the tone for the entire evening. 

Ahead of an inspiring and celebrating season, we have put together a round-up of 14 hosts from different areas who will WOW everyone at your next event! 

Shaun Williamson is an actor, singer, comedian, and awards host best known as Barry from Eastenders. Shaun is a household name in family movies and TV shows; he has demonstrated that his talents on-screen are equally impressive on stage. With his superb performance and preparation always, we couldn’t recommend Shaun enough to our clients. 

Tom Allen

Tom Allen is a comedian, writer and actor. He has honed his unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling by performing to audiences all over the UK and worldwide. Tom is prevalent on-screen and on the corporate circuit, and he is a stellar act that audiences will love from start to finish. 

Suzi Ruffell

Suzi's innovative style captivates audiences with her engrossing tales of social ineptitude. Lauded as a real stand-up gem by The Guardian, Suzi celebrates her working-class roots with a sideways look at the world. Suzi makes a great host and a perfect entertaining host for any event. 

Andrew Castle

A former British Number One tennis star, and one of the most experienced live presenters in British broadcasting, Andrew brings the professional charm of a seasoned GMTV and Sky Sports presenter, the competitive drive and determination of an athlete, and a gritty, self-deprecating and funny edge to the stage. With his charming and charismatic hosting style, Andrew is the ideal choice for an after-dinner sports night, a ladies' lunch, or a charity auction.

Paul Sinha

Paul is a qualified GP and international stand-up comic, having performed in all major comedy clubs internationally. Paul's experience on the NHS front line became a great source of material for his set. His wonderfully relaxed, friendly storytelling style is sure to entertain any audience during awards ceremonies or health events. 

Ruby Wax

Ruby was awarded an OBE for services to mental health. She brings the same mould-breaking establishment questioning and pioneering energy to everything she has done. Ruby's atmospheric and insightful performance makes her a great entertainer and an excellent expert with a deep technical and scientific knowledge of neuroscience and behaviours. Ruby will be a great host for a well-being week event or mental health conference. 

Shirley Yu

Shirley has moderated and dialogued with many global icons, prime ministers, former prime ministers, and CEOs. She is a leading voice in China’s political economy and advises companies on the economic and strategic risks and opportunities in China. Her significant achievements make her one of the best economic and financial hosts for corporate events. 

Steph McGovern

Steph presents her own show, Steph’s Packed Lunch on Channel 4. Prior to this, she reported on business and finance from around the world, from international finance summits to small business success stories. She was part of the BBC Breakfast family for 7 years committed to uncovering and explaining what was going on in the real economy. Steph will liven up business and finance topics as well as definitely fill the room with laughter. 

Gavin Esler is an award-winning broadcaster and podcaster, journalist, and writer. Whether clients want Gavin as a host, facilitator, keynote speaker or an after-dinner speaker on trust, politics, or journalism, he will turn the event into a special masterclass and leave his audience with food for thought. 

 Clive Myrie is a BAFTA-nominated journalist who has been at the forefront of current affairs, broadcasting and documentary making since the 90's. Always with the audience in the palm of his hand, Clive is a brilliant host. He would make a fine addition to any event. 

Known for her quick wit, outrageous presenting style, and big heart, nobody gets a better interview than Alison Hammond. Alison is a joyful BAFTA-nominated TV presenter and broadcaster. She is a safe pair of hands for any event and will surely deliver an amazing entertaining night to her audience. 

Lior Suchard

Lior Suchard is considered the best mentalist in the world. His jaw-dropping performance of mind reading, thought influencing, predicting, and telekinesis has earned him international acclaim as a top-class supernatural entertainment and mentalist. In many corporate events, Lior assumes the role of master of ceremony or moderator with breakthrough acts between sessions and speakers, connecting to the speakers before and after. 

 Emma Willis is one of television's most loved and in-demand presenters. She is the host of the primetime show The Voice, Channel 5's series of Big Brother, and you can also hear her on Sunday Morning's on Heart FM. Her entertaining presenting style makes her the perfect choice to add charm and glamour to an awards ceremony. 

Dara O'Briain

The maestro of the BBC's  Mock the Week and The Apprentice… You're Fired, Dara is one of Ireland's most treasured exports. He is an assured, silver-tongued performer who exudes warmth and spontaneous good humour. Dara takes control of any event that he is in, a brilliantly engaging host who is a firm favourite on the corporate circuit.

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