Described as ‘funny, sexy and extremely engaging’, Celia is dedicated to making your event lively, entertaining and memorable. In her own inimitable style, she brings her corporate background and acting training together to create a potent mix of intelligence and humor.

She can even write a song for your event!

Celia has a wealth of experience as an MC at national events, award ceremonies and conferences. Event planners and clients always note that Celia is highly professional and arrives in good time before an event starts to sound check, discuss logistics and help to ensure your event runs smoothly. She will work with your after dinner speakers in order to introduce them and make the event a success.

As the MC for your event, Celia will:

• Pre-event planning with the meeting planner to agree objectives
• Liaison with all speakers before the event and on the day
• Encouragement of nervous speakers and speaker coaching
• On site early for sound checks and rehearsals
• Ensuring the event runs to time
• Dealing with all unexpected events with calm and discretion
• Moderation of panels, directors Q&A and facilitation
• Well-judged humor and banter with the audience
• Tailoring of material to the event, theme and audience
• Post-event analysis and feedback

Celia Delaney

“A potent mix of intelligence and humour”

Celia gave a truly entertaining performance as MC at a corporate awards evening, and her fresh and alternative style and material captivated the audience. Based on the brief and the crowd, she delivered a brilliantly judged session and was a great anchor for the event.

– James Read, Communications Leader, MSD (Pharmaceuticals)

Celia has been an award ceremony host or conference MC for:

  • Speechwriters & Business Communicators Conference, Oxford University
  • NatWest Venus Awards National Finals
  • Cafe2U awards dinner
  • Promedica24 awards dinner
  • National Grid annual conference
  • University of Nottingham Women in Academia conference
  • Devon & Cornwall Police Women in Policing Awards
  • Professional Speaking Association’s speaker showcases, London
  • Good Funeral Awards lecture host
  • The Meditation Trust


Communications Skills Speaker


Celia Is Often Hired To Be Funny At Conferences