Master of Ceremony | Event Host | Corporate or Fundraising Event Emcee | Spokesperson and Live Event Personality.
Jon Petz is the leading authority on engaging an audience with energy and entertainment. As a professional speaker, entertainer and author (“Boring Meetings Suck” – Wiley 2011) he’s been highlighted by ABC News, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNBC, Success Magazine, Sales and Marketing Management and many others.
Professional speaker website: www.JonPetz.com
Book website: www.BoringMeetingsSuck.com
Corporate audiences aren’t easy. They’re typically sophisticated, jaded, and accustomed to high production values and flash. They bore quickly—victims of an entire career of long meetings.
Your master of ceremonies has to be energetic, engaging and entertaining immediately and consistently—exactly the brand promise Jon Petz has built with his “Bore No More!™ platform.
■Proper timing and pacing of the event flow.
■Effective emotional balance of the event.
■Tactful “call backs” to information and flash forwards to ensure the audience is involved and informed as per the objectives.
■Proven transitioning of speakers with effective stage logistics.
■Engaging speaker intro’s and outro’s to maximize credibility.
■Crucial placement of program elements including awards, special and surprise guests, speakers, auctions, prizes, various media and announcements.
■Most impactful use comedy or entertainment components.
■An effective use of music and lighting options to maximize the impact on the audience and the message.
■A charismatic personality that attracts and does not deter.
Instead of simply acting as a show coordinator and ensuring an on-time event, master of ceremony Jon Petz ensures that the event attendees are fully engaged in the program, are informed of what’s coming up and are reminded of the importance of what has taken place. Jon has the unique ability to instantly engage your audience, reengage them after breaks or lunch, and then perfectly sum up your message so the audience remembers the key points.
Jon Petz is an professional emcee who interacts with the audience and effectively transitions speakers, honorees, media and other functional elements of the show to maintain proper flow and emotional balance. As the “Chief Engagement Officer” Jon understands how and when to use comedy, music and lighting elements to emphasize or minimize the impact of a message or objective. He is a professional, live event personality and entertainer that people can relate to, laugh with, and one that they can trust for timely, accurate information when needed.
Jon can be involved as part of the creative design and script writing process to add energy, engagement tactics or entertainment as part of the event seamlessly mixed with messaging components of the organization. Or, he can simply give your script the energy and engagement to keep your attendees involved throughout the program. Jon prides himself on being the returning host for several annual events locally and all around the globe.