Public Speaking Coach, Event Host & Master of Ceremonies

mr. Derek smith

"Derek is the ultimate Event Host and Master of Ceremonies (MC) as he elevates the event quality with a tremendous amount of energy, creativity and wit. Also, he’s an excellent communicator and helped us host top online and offline business, networking, educational and social events for our global community. Not only is he an outstanding Host and MC, but he’s quite fun to work with and he really does a great job engaging our community!"

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Original voice

I’m a Virtual Event Host & Master of Ceremonies known for my energetic voice, professionalism and efficient time management. I keep an event's momentum moving forward with original ideas, effective tone-setting and engaging audience interactions.

Always fresh

I create online experiences to match an event's customized needs by providing pre-planning activities:
• Client Pre-Event Strategy Sessions
• Rehearsals
• Scripting
• Event Debriefing

Event Experience

I'm a trained communicator and spokesperson. My professional stage presence is dynamic, fun and engaging with an emphasis on ensuring all events achieve their goals, run effectively and on-time.

Virtual Events Hosted over 15+ years
Live Events Hosted
People at the event (Largest Event)
Different Event Types Hosted

Client Testimonials

"Working with Derek was a pure delight! Together, we co-hosted several mastermind sessions for my community and Derek has the natural ability to deliver in a very entertaining, engaging, and professional way. His humour, no-nonsense attitude, and understanding of what my community needs makes him the perfect collaborator. We experienced outstanding communication skills every step of the way."
Michelle Maree
The Nomad Escape - Co-Founder
Derek’s content and preparation was well above the standards required. He was involved with the local community and conducted his approach in an excellent manner.”
Steve Johnston
Chili Radio Group - Program Director
“He's a talented individual and a master of communication, I highly recommend him to others.”
Lucy Thorpe
Oppida - Head of Operations
"Derek is hands-down one of the most energetic people I've ever met! His enthusiasm and positivity always ripple to the people around him. I've had the chance to get involved with him through various projects, including running multiple large-scaled events in the startup and entrepreneurial community. I'd personally & professionally recommend him for his community building & creative leadership. In addition to all that, just a very positive and thoughtful personality!"
Sevo Widodo
SiliconBali - Co-Founder & CEO
“Derek is an essential part of our community! We at Woke Folks Festival would not have had the level of success without him. He has the knowledge and an unmistakable electric energy to engage with the very best people."
Mohamed Ali
Woke Folks Festival - Founder
“We had the opportunity to work together on several projects and I fully recommend him for whatever event project comes up!
Fernando Jardim
Tripr - Founder & Community Builder

Event Host & Master of Ceremonies

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If you’re looking to inject new life and energy into your next Live or Virtual event –
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