A great emcee will get you through the night!
Brenda Ackerman will bring a sophisticated, yet bright and fun-loving spirit to any event that she hosts. She will delight and engage all audience members as she has an ability to “read the room” and adjust her delivery and messaging to connect with a crowd. She will ensure that her approach sets and matches the tone that your organization wants to establish. She took an early retirement after a successful sales and marketing career with a Fortune 500 company. During her tenure at 3M Canada, she delivered hundreds of presentations to colleagues, C-suite executives and customers from across the world. Additionally, some of Brenda’s professional accomplishments were featured as a cover story for Sales Promotion™ magazine.
Brenda Ackerman is now volunteering her skill set to coach others on how they can effectively improve their public speaking talents. Brenda has hosted and emceed numerous global awards banquets and events. She was sought out to deliver a keynote address at the University of Nebraska, as well as being asked to deliver a keynote address at a nationwide Guerilla Marketing Conference. In addition to acquiring her B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, Brenda Ackerman is also an accredited Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Specialist, so you can rest assured that she will keep your event running smoothly and on schedule. Brenda is most interested in working with your organization as a host/emcee/facilitator for your event. Brenda Ackerman will build your conference/event’s needs seamlessly into a warm and welcoming forum where every participant feels connected.
While Brenda could speak of her career highlights and learnings, as well as her personal life experiences, she is most interested in letting your event take centre stage. In her hosting and emcee duties, she will bring professionalism, sophistication, and enthusiasm, and will set the mood for your event, based on what you want your audience members to feel and take away at the end.
Brenda will also professionally introduce any guest speaker or panel members at your event, making them “shine” and she will connect with your guest speakers beforehand to ensure she integrates them brilliantly into your event. While Brenda is not 100% fluent in French, she can effectively welcome and set the tone for the event (en français) for your French audience members. Brenda knows how to captivate and energize a crowd. She will lead your event with both passion and professionalism and your guests will feel as though is she speaking directly to each of them.