Warwick Merry

MC, Facilitator and Specialist Online MC / Producer

With over 20 years in the event industry, Warwick Merry is one of Australia’s top Professional MCs. He was recently awarded the 2021 Global Outstanding Intraprenuer award and the 2022 Breakthrough Speaker award for his work in online events. Warwick was also presented with the prestigious Nevin Award for service to the speaking industry in 2022.

There is no doubt about it, he is at the top of the class of professional MCs in Australia.

With qualifications in IT and Accounting, Warwick brings a very real business approach to hosting your event. He focusses on the business outcomes you are after, while ensuring your delegates are energised, educated and engaged.

His theatrical, improv and talented musical background ensures that he engages with his audience – you can expect the unexpected from Warwick. From dressing up in character, creating fun and humorous moments to even turning your delegates into a conference choir, he is a master at making your event entertaining without losing its business focus.

Warwick is a Certified Speaking Professional, twice Certified Virtual Presenter and he knows what it takes to engage and energise an audience regardless of it being face to face, online or hybrid.

Whether hosting a plenary session, moderating a panel session (while keeping it exciting) or hosting a gala dinner awards night, Warwick works hard to keep the agenda running on time, on track and on point.

He is one part Technologist, one part Cat Herder, one part Ringmaster, one part ‘Voice of God’, one part Control Freak, one part Comedian and many parts Human. Warwick is the spark that ignites the event, the glue that keeps it relevant and the conduit of your brand voice.

In all, Warwick Merry is simply a top event professional who will bring energy, humour and professionalism in his engagements to make your event truly a success.

Previous clients include:
Lottery West, NAB, TEDxMelbourne, Air New Zealand, Shell, Victoria University, Australian Glass and Glazing Association, Telstra, Bendigo Bank, Family Business Australia, Australia Marketing Institute, AMTIL, Master Plumbers, Australasian Timber Flooring Association, CLASS, Qld Government, Bridges, RACGP, Spanline, Bendigo TAFE, IOOF, Lonsdale Financial Group, Master Painters Association, IBM, Customer Owned Banking Association

Major awards recently won:

2021 Global Outstanding Intrapreneur (Non-Profit Sector) from the Global Intrapreneur Institute for all the work Warwick has done in bringing speakers up to speed on how to present online and for his contribution to event organisers on how to make online events work.

2022 Breakthrough Speaker of the Year from Professional Speakers Australia for the massive change in Warwick’s business to take on virtual presenting and virtual event hosting. This includes generating 40% of his revenue from the USA.

2022 Nevin Award from Professional Speakers Australia for all his service to PSA and the speaking industry. This award also recognises Warwick’s work with Professional Conference Organisers of Australasia and MEA.

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