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During the Covid-19 pandemic we have accelerated the trend of working online and this has extended to webinars replacing conferences and product launches. Please be in contact if you would like to explore the possibilities of reaching your target market using one of the available platforms. I would be keen to host it for you.

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Specialising in MC work, awards presentations, product launches and guest speaking, all with video material on request. Derek's most popular presentation is about South African journalism over the past three decades: "You Have the Right to Know it All."

Playing and presenting prizes at golf days has become a specialty.

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Recent Referrals

Thank you for the superb job that you did for us at the Tusk Conservation Awards. We are so grateful and it was such a pleasure working with you. Somehow you managed to lead the audience, winners and speakers through the whole Awards ceremony perfectly, with both humour and humility!


I would like to thank you so very much for being our Top Class MC . Your professionalism and care that you give to your craft truly shows, especially when you are on stage. I can’t thank you enough for tackling this with such ease.


Thank you once again for so expertly guiding the discussion this morning. You somehow manage to bring such humour and clarity to truly complex subjects!

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  • #chefswithcompassion #Nosh #HTA chef school and so many trainee chefs and volunteers stirring the pot with the goal of producing #67000 litres of soup for #MandelaDay So many wonderful initiatives after a heartbreaking week!
  • Unique tasting of #karooclasique at #blackswan in oudtshoorn. Taking over from Dan Nicholl. Wine glass as vine connoisseur!
  • Amazing medical interventions to save some of the victims of rhino poaching
  • @HotelSkySA in the Cape isn’t just accommodation. It’s an experience! Have you tried it? Prepare to be amazed...or fall in love with robot #Skyla
  • Loving #dancingwiththestars with Frank, Zola, Vanes-Mari and Liesl setting the early pace!
  • The Engines used to blast the Americans into space
  • On air with Roger Goode on 5FM. Very serious interviews!
  • #TayePerry has the courage of Devi Sankaree Govender! Her feet don’t touch the ground on her @KTMSouthAfrica but she nailed the #Dakar2020 beating many of the boys.


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