James O'Loghlin - Speaker Testimonials

James’ ability to make running adjustments, comedic commentary, and timekeeping as emcee, really made the event a success. James was one of the highlights of the conference program.

CEO, Leading Edge Group

Bringing his unique blend of wit, charm and professionalism, James not only kept the event organised but also infused it with energy and engagement. His ability to connect with the audience and navigate the conference agenda made our event a success.

Communication Manager, Qantas.

Thank you so much for being such a fabulous MC yesterday! Your linkage to the themes, use of humour, time keeping and understanding of know how we work and what we needed made the event run so smoothly. You were the perfect anchor to our day.


Thank you for striking the right mix of humour, intellect, and wit. You not only inspired everyone with your keynote but you connected with the audience as an MC and took all our events to the next level.
James O’Loghlin did an amazing job as our MC for our Virtual Conference this year. We received many compliments on the professionalism of our event which was achieved by having James as our MC. James demonstrated a passion for innovation and was great in interacting with our speakers during the Q&A sessions.

ANZIIF (Fellow) CIP, Manager Member Services, Unimutual Limited

Such a positive, successful morning of thinking about innovative thinking! 

Principal, Emanuel School

James was fantastic.  He tailored his speech perfectly to our particular event demographic and stuck to our brief.  All participants at our event commented on how James was funny, relatable and very practical. I was extremely pleased with the result and will highly recommend James in the future.

Legal Counsel - Stockland

We just wanted to thank you for your time and energy yesterday. It was a fabulous presentation. Very inspiring!

RDA Hunter

James was wonderful at our Awards Night. He put a lot of preparation into his role as MC – he made sure he understood our needs prior and on the night he was instrumental in setting a fantastic atmosphere for the event.

Employers Mutuals Awards

Everyone loved James and continued to speak about and refer to his keynote all day. He was also a very polite and approachable person, it was a pleasure having him at the event.

Marketing Assistant, Adloyalty

Every single attendee rated your presentation a 5 out of 5 – except one, who rated you a 10 (out of 5) – fantastic result!

Marketing Manager, MYP Corporation Pty Ltd

It was a delight working with James. He listened, he was flexible and he very quickly grasped our objectives for our conference. As an MC, James kept the whole day running perfectly and as a keynote received the most highly regarded feedback out of any of our speakers. It was a pleasure working with James and I'd be delighted to do so again.

Event Manager, BT Financial Group

You were fabulous and the audience absolutely loved you. The feedback has been superb.

Marketing and Communications Officer, Australian Security Industry Association

Thank you for such an engaging and thought-provoking presentation; you really bring together your media personality, comedic background and extensive knowledge to the stage in what was one of the best key-notes I have seen. 

National Seminar Manager, NewsCorp Australia

James really resonated with our sales teams and the challenges they face every day and made them think differently about ‘thinking’ - I could not recommend him highly enough.

Commercial Marketing Director, Dell Australia and New Zealand

Many thanks for your work on the 2013 Awards for Excellence – your material was witty, clever and the right tone for the awards.

Chief Executive - Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia

A million thank you's for Saturday night. I was told many times that James as our MC really set the scene. He was highly professional, well organised and fun. I couldn't have asked for anything more.

Get the Message Pty Ltd

It was an absolute pleasure to have you MC and guest speak at our IBM SmartCamp event yesterday. It was the best decision we all made – a professional MC took our event to a new level. We all enjoyed the friendly but firm approach and the jokes to lightened up a long day!

IBM Australia & New Zealand

Thank you so much for yesterday! It truly was a pleasure working with you and thank you for making the day run so smoothly.

Project Coordinator George P Johnson Australia

It was a pleasure to work with you. It's my first experience of working with a 'professional MC' and I have to say - it was great! We all agreed it was the best extra spend we could have done so I was thrilled.

IBM Australia & New Zealand

Your keynote address was very insightful and entertaining and we have received much positive feedback from those present on the value they got out of the morning...we are now thinking about new ways we can be innovative not only in our day to day work but in all that we do.

Human Resources & Strategic Planning, Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education

Well done. I had several people tell me how they were going to put some of your suggestions into action at work today, so you are officially an inspiration!

Executive Officer, Local Government Information and Communications Technology Group

It was a pleasure having you at our Dinner! We have also had some fantastic feedback from our members and it is great to hear you were well received!


James was a dynamic MC who thought on his feet and was able to work well with the crowd. The audience loved him and we have received lots of positive feedback on the evening.

Diversified Exhibitions Australia

We had very good feedback from the Chairman down about the dinner and your presentation, so thanks for the usual high standard.

Gary Dawson CEO Australian Food and Grocery Council

It was wonderful to work with you, thank you for making my job easy!

Events Manager Australian Food and Grocery Council

Many thanks again for making it work and for engaging so closely with us and with the speakers. The feedback we received from audience members was overwhelmingly positive, which is especially remarkable I think for such a difficult topic. It was an absolute pleasure to work with you, and to see you work!

Senior Policy Lawyer, The Law Society of NSW

James has the ability to capture you through his witty humour and "think outside the box" approach. One specific thing I have taken away from James is to "always value your ideas", he would be wonderful for your next think tank forum or any event that requires an MC with a twist.

EA to Chief Risk Officer at ING DIRECT Australia

James demonstrated a unique passion for innovation and invention. His passion is infectious and lifted the energy of the room after a full day conference.

Fuji Xerox

What a great day and there has been such great feedback about you. Thanks for your flexibility, energy and humour. Look forward to working with you again.

The Benevolent Society

Feedback from everyone I talked to afterwards was fantastic and you were entertaining without taking away from the significance of the awards, so thank you.

Safe Work Australia

Thank you for your great keynote – we got great feedback and you really helped the event focus on how 'the individual' in an organisation can make a difference.

Kraft Foods

Thank you for a great presentation - absorbing, thought-provoking and energetic. You were singled out as one of the conference favourites.

Meetings and Events Australia

We were thrilled with James and the way in which he facilitated the panel discussion. He understood the brief, the aims and the target audience. He made the panellists feel incredibly comfortable and kept the discussion on track and on time. And he injected his wonderful sense of humour!

Communications and Marketing Manager, The Law Society of New South Wales

Thank you for working your magic as MC last Monday at the NSW Premier's Awards. We've received an overwhelmingly positive response regarding the awards ceremony with many mentioning just how much they appreciated your work!

NSW Department of Health

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