Mr. Emcee

Welcome to Mr. Emcee!

Mr. Emcee aka Rae Stonehouse, is an Okanagan-based (B.C.) business offering master of ceremonies services. This site is also a resource for current or wannabee Emcees. 

Mr. Emcee Services Provided


Typical Emcee Services (Master of Ceremonies):


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  • Developing a program agenda in consultation with client
  • Consulting on stage management - examples: ensuring sound system is effective for the venue, placement of podium, displays, screens etc.
  • Organizing orderly flow of audience to buffet tables
  • Moderating panel discussions
  • Presenting awards
  • Introducing guest speakers
  • Thanking speakers and presenting a token of appreciation from the host
  • Taking charge in an emergency
  • Making public announcements
  • Recognizing & thanking Sponsors
  • Recognizing & thanking Sponsors (you can't thank them enough!)


Additional Event Organizing/Planning Services Available:

  • Complete program planning & design
  • Cost effective budget development & management
  • Skillful site selection & negotiation
  • Targeted marketing & promotional initiatives, including use of social media
  • Event website development & marketing
  • Resourcing speakers and coordinating speakers' & program requirements
  • Comprehensive program administration & follow-up
  • Detailed coordination of logistical arrangements and liaison with suppliers
  • Efficient on-site management & coordination
  • Specialized services such as theme development, registration, and entertainment.

If you enjoy a more hands on approach to event planning, we'll serve as your event planning consultant – handling only those details you need through our network of resources. 

Mr. Emcee aka Rae Stonehouse DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster) is an experienced Master of Ceremonies having organized & officiated at hundreds of Toastmaster functions & community events with varying sizes of audiences. 

 Mr. Emcee offers a full range of services for planning and organizing your perfect event whether it be a seminar, workshop, conference or larger event. From start to finish ... we do it all! 

Fee structure is based on the complexity of the individual event, location & time of the event. Contact Rae Stonehouse at 250-451-6564 or for a complimentary discussion of your needs.


Mr. Emcee your Okanagan Master of Ceremonies of Choice.

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In this practical, easy to use book, Rae A. Stonehouse a.k.a. Mr. EmceeThe Savvy Emcee: How to be a Dynamic Master of Ceremonies by Rae A. Stonehouse puts the "Master" in Master of Ceremonies. He shares tips & techniques he has learned over the years in becoming a dynamic Master of Ceremonies.

By reading this book you will learn:

* How to take charge of any event.

* How to organize yourself so everyone will know you are in charge!

* How to think logistically, from several different perspectives.

* How to create agendas that work.

* Stage management techniques.

* How to present awards & give recognition.

* How to keep the featured speaker organized.

* About different emceeing opportunities.

* How to get paid for what you do.

As in Rae's other books, he offers a systematic, easy to read approach that provides practical solutions to specific problems.

In The Savvy Emcee: How to be a Dynamic Master of Ceremonies, Rae A. Stonehouse, shares practical advice to help you become a Dynamic Master of Ceremonies, that people will want to pay for your services!

The Savvy Emcee: How to be a Dynamic Master of Ceremonies includes bonus material on how to overcome the fear of public speaking.

The Savvy Emcee: How to be a Dynamic Master of Ceremonies Audio Book Sample Chapters

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