Yvonne began her career with Microsoft in Sydney, before travelling the world with the software giant. Returning to Australia she created the Ms Megabyte persona leading to a national media profile and a best- selling book teaching everyday Australians to love technology.
Yvonne soon received invitations to speak and MC at corporate events with traditionally male-skewed speaker programs. She has since worked across a wide industry base including government, education, enterprise, small business, industry, marketing and tech.
Famous for working closely with event teams, Yvonne offers innovative ideas where needed across the agenda, speakers, delegate experience, sponsor & exhibitor value, venues, theme, messaging and marketing.
Yvonne is a Certified Speaking Professional – the highest designation for Speakers globally.
Yvonne as an MC
An experienced MC brings equal measures of value, knowledge, experience and energy to your team and your event.
Yvonne Adele has been described in client testimonials as inspiring, interactive, vibrant, thought-provoking, well-researched, experienced, memorable, flexible, friendly and ‘a breath of fresh air’.
With over 15 years as a leading MC and speaker, Yvonne is intuitive about the key elements, big and small, required to set the scene and continue to reinforce it at your conference or event.
What does Yvonne speak on?
Yvonne’s three key areas are:
Productivity and Engagement – ‘Switch’
To improve employee engagement and productivity. Tapping into the joy and curiosity we get when we do something for the very first time.
Disruption and Innovation – Better Brainstorming
Everyone has unlimited ability to think creatively. Discover a compelling new brainstorming technique which gets 80% more ideas and includes the vital ingredient: a one-page action plan.
What clients say about Yvonne
“Made us better equipped about what to say, which platform to use and when.. so our messages are more impactful. Competence builds confidence!”
“Yvonne has been a cornerstone of the iMedia events across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia for over 4 years as our resident MC. She has become synonymous with iMedia brand and we actively look to make her a part of everything we do. Our sponsors, speakers and delegates love having her with them on stage and this is reflected in our post event surveys where her feedback is always exceptional. At an event, her hands on, can do attitude means that everything ALWAYS works. She is intuitive and energetic and always makes sure she has control of the room. A total professional!”
“Your up-beat tutorials were entertaining and informative and we received a great deal of highly positive feedback from all participants. A great success.”
“11 out of 10…With very minimal input needed, Yvonne was able to tap into what we were wanting and what we wanted the team to take away from the workshops. On the actual day, Yvonne was engaging and was able to convert the cynics amongst the group and those that stated they weren’t creative! Fantastic techniques that we are using within the business most days! Thank you Yvonne best feedback I have had for a presenter yet!”
Jo Fisher Executive Recruitment
“Very skilled at tying together pieces of the day and making insightful comments on speaker presentations. Great delegate feedback!”
“A tough week travelling around the country to deliver our MYOB events but – as MC – your patience, good humour and sense of fun got us through. We really appreciate the way you sought to improve things and were open yourself to suggestions.”
“Yvonne plays a crucial role on our team: as MC, Speaker and Social Media producer for over 7 years at our events. She does her research and really cares about the industry. Our audience, staff, exhibitors and speakers love her. Yvonne is professional, hard-working, loyal, and fast of mind & feet if anything goes south. We highly recommend Yvonne.”
Retail Global Las Vegas