Official Openings or Product Launches

Have a meeting / meetings with the launch team.
Get a running order and script.
Attend the dress rehearsal if required.
Get to the venue early.
Make your introduction memorable.
Build up to the moment of unveiling.
Let the product and company shine.
Assist with the question time if needed and possibly ask one an obvious questions like “Why have you launched this product?”
Maximize the publicity.

Award Ceremonies and Conferences

Liaise with the conference organiser
Liaise with the venue representative
Ensure that the PA equipment is ready and in working order for the speakers
Ensure that the lighting is at the correct level as requested by the client
If a VIP reception is required then ensure that this is arranged as per your wishes
Announce the commencement of the conference at the appropriate time
Announce and introduce any guest speakers or VIP guests who may be speaking
Ensure that the conference runs to the times pre-agreed with the organiser
Announce at the pre-determined time any comfort breaks or meal breaks

Services

Themed Banquets and Gala Balls

Take responsibility for the smooth running of your event
Liaise with you to discuss your ideas and schedule
Assist with the sequencing of activities
Make announcements and introductions
Advise on etiquette and protocol as appropriate
Discuss how you would like your guests to be managed
Give advice for announcements and supporting words
Be on hand to deal with the unexpected
Discuss the tempo and ethos of your organisation and fundraising event so that what is said and done complements your objectives.

Masonic Ladies Festivals and Receptions

Introduce Guests to the President & his Lady.
Calling Guests to Dinner.
Announcing the Entrance of The President & his Lady.
Announcing Grace by Lodge Chaplain.
Announcing Wine takings, speeches & Ladies song
Announcing The Loyal Toast by The President.
Announce & assist for selling and drawing of Raffle Tickets.
Lead President and Lady from Banquet.
Announce first dance of President & his Lady.

Tel: +44.07947460353 or E-mail toastmastergeddalton@hotmail.com any time any day. 

Birthday Parties, Bar Mitzvahs and Anniversaries

Liaise with the caterers, photographer, musicians, and any other important suppliers
Organise and supervise the receiving line
Organise and supervise which ever mode of entrance for the Bat Mitzvah/Bar Mitzvah (Jewish)
Announce and introduce whoever is saying Grace before meals
Announce the Host for Welcome speech
Introduce and announce speeches and toasts
Announce dancing
Announce and organise the cutting of the cake
Assist in any other duties or requests required by the client

Charity, Rotary Club and Round Table Functions

Arrive in plenty of time so in order to finalise details with you and include any late amendments
Master of Ceremonies
Group Organisation Controller
Advise on etiquette and protocol as appropriate
Make announcements and introductions
Assist with the sequencing of activities
Take responsibility for the smooth running of your event
Support your guest speakers
Ensure the comfort of your guests as much as possible;

Corporate Dinners and Dinner Dances

Master of Ceremonies
Compere
Presenter
Management & Event Specialist
Special Occasion Co-coordinator
Announcer
Group Organisation Controller
Expert at Protocol, Procedure and Etiquette
Your event will be safe in our hands.

Cocktail Parties, Civic Lunches and Banquets

Arrive in plenty of time so in order to finalise details with you and include any late amendments
Liaise with you to discuss your ideas and schedule
Advise on etiquette and protocol as appropriate
Assist with the sequencing of activities
Give advice for announcements and supporting words
Take responsibility for the smooth running of your event
Make announcements and introductions
Support your guest speakers
Ensure the comfort of your guests as much as possible​

Toastmaster & Master of Ceremonies 

Gerard MA Dalton FGIntPT​

Wedding receptions for every culture

Before the arrival of the guests, ​ will liaise with the banqueting manager about the format of the day.
Greet the bride and groom on their arrival and ensure their needs are catered for.
Assist the photographer in gathering the required groups together.
Organise the receiving line (if required)
Announce the entrance of the bride and groom.
Announce, or say, Grace as required.
Announce ceremonial cutting of cake, assisting the couple in posing correctly for the photograph.
Announce speakers and toasts.
Assist with handing out bouquets and presents to the mothers and bridesmaids.