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Houston company books Spark master of ceremonies for retreat

Houston, TX — Exterran Corporation has booked Spark emcee Andy Saks to serve as master of ceremonies for its inaugural Global Leadership Offsite event. The Global Leadership Offsite will take place from January 21-24, 2018, at The Woodlands Resort in The Woodlands, Texas. Exterran Corporation is a worldwide market leader in oil and gas production equipment, natural gas compression,  Continue Reading »

Boston charity books Spark emcee for fundraiser

Boston, MA — For the second year in a row, the Greater Boston Food Bank has booked Spark emcee Andy Saks to serve as master of ceremonies for its signature fundraising event, the Greater Boston Food Bank Festival. The Festival will take place on April 26, 2017, at the GBFB headquarters in Boston. The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the  Continue Reading »

10 PowerPoint Alternatives That Make Your Presentation Memorable

by Andy Saks Imagine attending a presentation on a topic that fires you up. As the speaker takes the stage, you anticipate an insightful, inspiring experience. Then a PowerPoint title slide appears on the screen. You estimate this will be the eight-billionth PowerPoint slide deck you’ve endured in your life, and hope the presentation will still be engrossing despite this old, tired, tedious format. But  Continue Reading »

Spark master of ceremonies to emcee Greater Boston Food Bank fundraiser

Boston, MA — The Greater Boston Food Bank has booked Spark master of ceremonies Andy Saks to emcee its Festival, GBFB’s signature fundraising event. The Festival will take place at the Greater Boston Food Bank headquarters in Boston on April 28, 2016. The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England and among  Continue Reading »

4 key tips to help you be a good emcee

by Andy Saks So you’ve been drafted to be an emcee at an upcoming seminar, awards ceremony, or other event? Don’t panic. You can do it, and do it well. You can even enjoy it. Recently, I published “6 tips to make your seminar or event emcee script sparkle.” This companion post tackles the other side  Continue Reading »

Spark master of ceremonies to emcee Washington event

Washington, D.C. — Spark master of ceremonies Andy Saks has been booked by ProSource Wholesale to emcee its General Session at its 2015 Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. The meeting will take place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in January, 2015. As the event’s master of ceremonies, Saks will play various emcee roles to enliven the event,  Continue Reading »

6 tips to make your seminar or event emcee script sparkle

by Andy Saks “Hey, we really need an emcee for our upcoming event. Last year we didn’t have an emcee, and the event was so lifeless and dull. Would you do the honors?” This is the moment many would-be emcees dread. They’re drafted into service, and take the gig reluctantly. Does that sound like your situation? If  Continue Reading »

Spark master of ceremonies to emcee Boston-area fundraiser

Boston, MA–For the second time, Spark professional master of ceremonies Andy Saks has been booked to emcee a cherished tradition in the Boston-area town of Hopkinton, Massachusetts: its annual Fall Carnival fundraiser for the Hopkinton Parent-Teacher Association. The Fall Carnival is one of the HPTA’s largest annual fundraisers. It supports the mission of the HPTA  Continue Reading »

Spark master of ceremonies to emcee local fundraising carnival

Boston, MA–Spark owner and professional master of ceremonies Andy Saks has been booked to emcee a cherished tradition in the town of Hopkinton, Massachusetts: its annual Fall Carnival fundraiser for the Hopkinton Parent-Teacher Association. The Fall Carnival is one of the HPTA’s largest annual fundraisers, and supports the mission of the HPTA in promoting the  Continue Reading »

Emcee tips: How Spark’s master of ceremonies made AT&T’s awards dinner fun

by Andy Saks Every January, AT&T assembles a gigantic group of staffers, executives and resellers together for an event called the Alliance Channel Kickoff. It takes over a hotel and spends a week announcing, strategizing, entertaining, and revving up everything and everyone for the year to come. One of the Kickoff’s key events is the  Continue Reading »

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