Captivating audiences in an authentic soulful way that creates real connection and impact, professional Emcee and Event Host Amy McWhirter is renowned for her warmly energetic, engaging and relatable approach that inspires audiences of all sizes to connect with key messages and take action. Amy creates continuity, drives deeper engagement and amplifies messaging.
Possessing an insider’s understanding and passion for communication, including extensive experience in corporate communications for live events, on-camera broadcasting and as a producer, director and scriptwriter, Amy helps audiences get to the heart of every program and session, making sure messages are loud, clear and compelling. Her effervescence is contagious and she is adept at emphasizing key points from speakers, focusing the audience's attention and weaving in themes of the event.
Amy brings enthusiasm and energy, an ability to truly connect with audiences through expression, improvisation and attentive focus, and a deep desire for people to find value in attending conferences, meetings, award galas, and corporate events. She regularly works with marketing teams and executives to help craft speeches, presentations, scripting, content, interviews and engagement activities to drive home the central themes and messages of her clients’ events and ensure that the audience come away with value.
Drawing from years of experience as a corporate trade show presenter in technology, healthcare/medical, manufacturing, government/defense, finance and other industries, Amy makes complex or technical material relatable and conversational, and improvises with humor and grace. Improv comedy experience adds to her ability to flow with changing variables.
Amy was born to perform and connect with audiences. Rooted in medical and holistic backgrounds and earning a B.S. in Biopsychology with honors from University of Michigan, she completed a pre-med curriculum. It was in college through the continual study of theater, dance and communications that she realized her true passion...connecting with and empowering people through speaking and performing.
Corporate Events | Sales Meetings | Product Launches | Press Events | Awards Ceremonies | Galas | Conferences & Conventions |
Virtual and Hybrid Events | Live Broadcasts & Webcasts | Customer Events | Scriptwriting | Improvisation | Moderator & Interviewer
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Amy's guarantee...to work diligently with you on scripting before we ever set foot onto the event floor and handle any last-minute changes with ease; deliver "Voice of God" announcements, opening welcome and speech, introduce speakers, facilitate audience engagement activities, provide housekeeping announcements, interview or Q&A with speakers or panels, moderate breakout sessions; ensure your event flows smoothly and improvise when necessary; keep audiences engaged and energized, guiding them on a rich, meaningful journey.
- Dave Peroni, Principal | The Ad Group Agency
"Thank YOU for rolling with the punches and being an amazing sport. You were fantastic and it was great to have you at our sales kickoff event to keep it fun and interesting. You were a breath of fresh air!"
- Corporate Marketing | Anaplan
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"You were ABSOLUTELY mind blowing!!! You were just such a delight to watch! Thank you so much in helping us pull off such a huge success!"
- Jyotika Luthra, VP Operations | Executive Platforms
"You are a REALLY GREAT MC. I only saw you a few minutes on stage but you are so filled with energy and enthusiasm and JOY!!!! " - David Romanelli, Bestselling Author and International Speaker
"Amy, Great job last night at the EP awards presentation. You really added a feeling of community and excitement to the event." - Martin Barkman, SVP Global Head Solution Mgmt Digital Supply Chain at SAP
"I appreciate your skills and high energy level, and definitely had some valuable takeaways from watching you emcee. Thank you for guiding us through three wonderful days in Nashville!" - Arie Buer, Financial Advisor
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