Tim Stackpool is the Master of Ceremonies for the Professional Services Marketing Conference.
Tim Stackpool is a highly sought after Master of Ceremonies for both corporate and public events. He is an Australian born TV and radio professional, with a CV that boasts reporting for CBS in New York, CBC in Canada, Real Radio in the UK and RTE in Ireland. He was once the Chief Australian correspondent for the Canadian Economic Press and remains a longtime technology contributor to radio and TV programs as well as to various specialty publications such as Australian Executive PA Magazine and AV, the magazine for the audio-visual professional. With such a varied background in the media, he is a capable facilitator of discussions on a wide range of subjects, being a proven and experienced public speaker.
Tim is based in Sydney and has been engaged to undertake duties across Australia as well as in New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Holland, UK, Canada, Las Vegas and Honolulu for various clients and conferences. Tim regularly MC’s major international sporting events, such as the Sydney International TennisTournament in Australia and the ATP Champions Down Under Tour. He has introduced and undertaken courtside interviews with players such as Serena Williams, John McEnroe, Pat Rafter, Goran Ivanisovic and many more, being the venue announcer at the Sydney tournament for the past 13 years.
When Jessica Watson returned to Australia after her epic solo sail around the world, Tim provided live announcements to the audience gathered to greet her at the Sydney Opera House. Tim also facilitated the subsequent international press conference and Jessica’s later public appearances across Australia. Tim’s compelling presence and sophisticated delivery ensures no message or introduction is missed by the audience, while never upstaging the main attraction.
He is also available to facilitate local events, having provided MC services for various awards ceremonies, as well as public events such as the Footsteps Eco Festival, The Sustainable Energy Forum, The Sustainable Transport Forum, Earthbeat World Music Festival, Jazz In The Park, Sail Sydney and the popular Glebe Street Fair visited by more than 100,000 people. He has also moderated industry Q&A sessions following Australian Film Institute screenings. Tim also facilitated numerous public consultation meetings regarding the controversial White Bay Passenger Terminaldevelopment in Sydney. In large arenas, he is a proven stadium announcer, having provided services to various sporting federations and leagues both in Australia and abroad.
“The professional way in which you present the Sydney International is outstanding. Your exceptional grasp of many difficult player names really adds to the prestige of the event. The international players appreciate it, our international officials and guests certainly enjoy the clarity and your ability to adapt to many challenging situations and make the appropriate public announcements certainly is appreciated.
– Tournament Director, Sydney International Tennis (Apia International)
“Tim is an excellent MC and I would easily hire him again. He did his homework, by contacting our speakers and conducting the necessary research for our conference. During the conference he was extremely easy to work with, professional and adaptable. He listened to what I was trying to achieve and delivered the exact tone I was looking for. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Tim as an MC.”
– Director of Marketing & Business Development, Australasia, HLB Mann Judd