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Whether you are new to public speaking or you're the friend-turned-master of ceremonies, we share seven tips for the shy and inexperienced to ace their first hosting gigs.

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Whether you are new to public speaking or you're the friend-turned-master of ceremonies, we share seven tips for the shy and inexperienced to ace their first hosting gigs.

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Event Hacks: 7 beginner tips for emcee scripts

  1. 1. beginner tips for emcee scripts 7
  2. 2. But first, let’s take a step back. Ask yourself: Why are you an emcee?
  3. 3. Start with the right mindset!
  4. 4. Be confident, smile and soften your body language to get the crowd on your side.
  5. 5. Remember, you are a storyteller bringing them on an adventure that you know more of than them.
  6. 6. Here are 7 tips to start you off strong.
  7. 7. Get the names right 1
  8. 8. Be it a guest’s name or the university the speaker holds professorship at. 1
  9. 9. Getting the names right could win (or lose) you the respect of the audience. 1
  10. 10. Get a friend to be the timekeeper 2
  11. 11. Your role is to keep the event on schedule. But if this is your first time hosting, get someone else to help you watch the time. 2
  12. 12. With a helping hand to keep time in check, you will feel less flustered and more on top of things. 2
  13. 13. Make the people taking centre stage look extremely good 3
  14. 14. You are there to make the people taking the centre stage look amazing. 3
  15. 15. Onboard the attendees to understand who they are seeing on stage – and why. 3
  16. 16. Highlight the speaker’s most impressive achievement and get everyone excited about the content. 3
  17. 17. Flatter the audience, make some jokes 4
  18. 18. Don’t be afraid to make a self- deprecating joke, be it about your short-sightedness or even how you ended up being the emcee. 4
  19. 19. The audience will see it as a sign of confidence, and will like you more. 4
  20. 20. Rehearse at least once 5
  21. 21. Rehearsing it out loud at least once allows you to spot where you tend to stumble and make notes and adjustments. 5
  22. 22. Get familiar with the venue 6
  23. 23. Find out how to get there on time and how the layout will be on the actual day. 6
  24. 24. The fewer surprises for yourself, the better. 6
  25. 25. Skip the full script 7
  26. 26. No one wants to see a host head-down, reading every line from a script. 7
  27. 27. Instead, trust yourself to banter based on a succinct outline of main points. 7
  28. 28. Finally, take a deep breath and dive confidently into your first emcee experience! Share on TwitterShare on Facebook
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  30. 30. Suling Wong Produced by Fabian Lua Original article by

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