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Nic Yates has been dreaming up and delivering creative new ways to engage and entertain audiences for over 20 years.

Nic is in high demand for his creative concepts and unique variety of performance skills including: MC, conference facilitator, producer, musician, team builder, creative writer, entertainer, character actor, talent manager and problem solver. His performances are high-energy, interactive and motivating, often featuring an array of wacky costumes with a dash of humour and delight.

Nic's creative portfolio reflects a career rich in diverse performance and facilitation experience. His client list includes Coles, Victoria Racing Club, City of Melbourne, Tourism Victoria, Crown Casino, AFL, MYER and incentive and conference groups. His years of experience for a diverse range of clients show that he is equally comfortable both behind the lectern or performing on stage.

With his modus operandi of 'engage the audience, gain their trust and take them on a journey', Nic's friendly nature, flexible approach and ability to use comedy to motivate the audience always ensures a positive outcome.

We ran a national conference where many of the delegates did not know each other on a personal level. By using Nic Yates to design and run some appropriate activities, participants developed a great rapport in a fun and less structured environment. We received great feedback on the activities via the surveys post-event. We would certainly use Nic Yates in the future. National Australia Bank

On behalf of the MEA Victoria functions committee, I would like to sincerely thank you for being a wonderful Master of Ceremonies at the Annual Awards Dinner held at Central Pier. The functions committee is constantly striving to deliver unique and exciting events to our members and you certainly assisted us in accomplishing that goal. We are thrilled that you were able to work with us on this prestigious event and appreciate the time you spent in preparing for the awards which resulted in a most entertaining and professional delivery on the night. The evening was a total success and we have had nothing but positive feedback on all aspects of the event.

Meetings and Events Australia

It has been a pleasure to work with you and we have felt at every point that we were in capable and professional hands. Your ability to focus everyone's enthusiasm and then kick it up a notch was brilliant.

St Vincent's Mercy Private Hospital

Your humour blended excellently with the more serious items on our program and you helped us achieve a sense of continuity through the plenary sessions.


Nic delivered a faultless performance which was entertaining, witty and interactive.

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