Jesse is New Zealand’s premium event host and MC. With hundreds of awards nights, conferences and gala dinners under his belt, Jesse knows what your event needs and delivers beyond expectations every time. He’s now a household name thanks to TV shows 7 Days and Seven Sharp, and his diverse background in stand up comedy and corporate communications allow him to inject humour and warmth, without ever losing sight of the overall objectives of the event.
- Charity auctions
- Panel discussions
- Staff social events
- Training videos
- Awards nights
- Hosted incentive travel
- Media launches
- Gala dinners
Spark (formerly known as Telecom)
We were lucky to have Jesse hosting our awards dinner last Friday, which coincided with the official launch of Spark New Zealand. Jesse delivered on so many levels; style, humour, professionalism and unprofessionalism when it was called for! What impressed us most was Jesse’s ability to adapt and synchronise with the other speakers on stage quickly and effortlessly. It was clear he had taken the time to research and understand the brief, the audience, our business and the future we are trying to create for our customers. Our team loved working with Jesse and we hope he’ll work with us again in the future.
Where do we start to describe Jesse – He is the ultimate professional and if you are looking for an MC that combines comedy with intellect then you need not look any further than Jesse.
We used Jesse at our off shore conference for around 200 guests to be our MC for the 6 days.
His pre-work that he did before he came with us is nothing short of outstanding and his memory for details is second to none and even better is that most people probably think of Jesse as a Comedian first, but this is only a small part of his all-round repertoire.
He fitted in with everyone on the conference and is very personable and approachable, but combines all this by taking his role as the MC very seriously.
The best thing for us, is that when we engaged Jesse to be our MC, we had no idea the value we would get out of him as he gave so much more to the conference than just being the MC and the feedback from all attendees was extremely positive.
Once again thanks for Jesse for a job well done and we look forward to working with you in the future.
Auckland Convention Bureau
Jesse, you were without a doubt the right choice for the event. Feedback from both members and clients about you has been particularly outstanding. From my perspective, your proactive and creative suggestions leading up to and during the event were received gratefully. Please be assured that I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending you for any jobs in the future and will most certainly keep you top of mind for any of my own events should you be willing to take on another one.
Feedback from organisers and participants was that Jesse did a brilliant job and delivered an entertaining performance as well as clear communication throughout the event, introducing speakers. Jesse has a great balance between smart and funny and works great for a function that was semi-formal but added a light yet quality approach to the overall feel and format.
Loyalty New Zealand Ltd
Jesse was fantastic, really professional and friendly. The attendees thought he was brilliant. He kept the evening to schedule and made for a fun night!
NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants
Jesse helped promote a relaxed and humorous atmosphere for our dinner while maintaining the brevity that the event required. Jesse was funny while being highly professional and courteous. As an MC he spoke clearly and naturally and socialised well afterwards. We are delighted with his performance and would recommend him.
Beacon Media Awards
Jesse emceed the awards ceremony (lasting nearly 2 hours) to an audience of over 850 personnel from New Zealand’s media & advertising industry.
We found Jesse to be extremely easy to work with. He followed our brief completely and was an entertaining and engaging MC and easily held the attention of our guests.
We would certainly recommend him for similar engagements.
Jesse’s flexibility to meet with the client ahead of time was invaluable to the evening, and made a big difference to their overall confidence level with the awards show and event flow on the night.
Jesse was perfect – all the ad-libbing to lengthen it out a bit was right on target. We have had stellar feedback from our client this morning. I look forward to working with Jesse again!