Gary Eck is enormously popular in the corporate arena as a master of ceremonies, comedian and keynote speaker. His ability to tailor material to suit the client’s needs and ad lib with the audience make him extremely flexible for a variety of events.
- After Dinner Speakers
- Corporate Comedians
- Corporate Humour
- Corporate Master of Ceremonies
- Inspirational Speakers
- Master Of Ceremonies / MC
- Motivational Speakers
- Quiz / Game Show Host
Testimonials for Gary Eck
"Congratulations for a great job as the Master of Ceremonies for the 2013 Australian Training Awards, where quality and humour and professionalism were a must.
We received great feedback."
WENDY WALKER, MANAGER - AUSTRALIAN TRAINING AWARDS
“People are still raving about your performance. One attendee said you were the best comedian he has seen in a very long time!”
CHERYL SAMARASINGHE, STERLING PUBLISHING - BETTER BUSINESS AWARDS
“Thanks again Gary for making it a terrific night. Next gig that warrants an MC, you’re booked!”
SAMANTHA CLIFFORD - RAMSAY HEALTH CARE
Excellent…Very funny person; liked the fact that he did a bit of research and had some elevator jokes (which could not have been easy). Good humour with the audience with a with of non-action participation. I have had a few people tell me he is funnier than our last few comedians”
Thyssen Krupp Elevator Australia
Gary is very easy to work with. He is a great comedian & MC, but also has the ability to immerse himself in the corporate message. Extremely professional.
Fee Range: Up to $5000
Gary Eck's Biography
Gary Eck is one of Australia's most popular & versatile stand-up comedians whose sharp wit has been entertaining Australian and international audiences for over two decades.
Gary is enormously popular in the corporate arena as a master of ceremonies, comedian and keynote speaker. His ability to tailor material to suit the client’s needs and ad lib with the audience make him extremely flexible for a variety of events. Gary Eck’s clients include: Qantas, AMP, Optus, Smith Kline Beecham, Fosters, Boral, Apple, the Attorney General’s Department, Energy Australia, Telstra just to name a few.
He has performed his stand-up accompanied by a Live Orchestra, emceed the Myer Spring Summer Launch with Jennifer Hawkins and appeared on numerous television shows including Rove, The Footy Show, Spicks and Specks and was weekly guest on Mick Molloy’s The Nation on Channel Nine.
Early in his career Gary was a full-time comedy writer for 2DayFM’s Morning Crew where he voiced sketches and provided lines for the then on air team of Wendy Harmer and Paul Holmes. These days Gary is regularly heard on ABC 702's Thank God It’s Friday with Richard Glover.
Gary co-wrote and co-directed Happy Feet Two with Academy Award winner George Miller.
Gary won the world’s largest short film competition, Tropfest, with his short, The Money and took second place two years prior with his comedy short Tragic Love. Eck co-wrote and starred in the cult hit You Can’t Stop the Murders and featured in the film Boytown alongside Mick Molloy and Glen Robbins.
Gary currently has a sci-fi feature in development and co-created the hit kids animation series, VEGESAURS which currently screens on ABC TV and iView and is now into it's third season. It's the number 2 show on BBC, just behind Bluey. Gary writes and episode directs the series.
Gary has written two children’s picture books, Wake Up Sleepyhead and The Day the Moon Came to Stay which is out now.
Gary Eck can be engaged as:
Master of ceremonies - Gary’s versatility makes him a perfect choice for your next conference or convention. He will ensure the day is kept light and fun and will throw in a few surprises to keep the delegates on their toes. If you’re after a Master of Ceremonies for your awards night or gala dinner then Gary Eck is a wise choice. Gary’s experience and professionalism will ensure the night runs smoothly, and the audience is highly entertained.
After dinner comedy performance - Gary has been performing stand-up comedy for 25 years. His wealth of experience makes him an ideal choice for your next corporate dinner.
Comedy auction – As host, Gary will inject humour into your charity auction to ensure everyone relaxes and digs deep into their pockets!
Hoax - Want to have some fun with your employees? Gary can create a hoax that will have everybody laughing and talking! (Video link on request)
Keynote Speaker – perfect for a change of pace, Gary Eck talks about the trials and tribulations of becoming a stand-up comedian. From the humiliation and pain of getting booed off stage to the elation of receiving his first paid gig, even if it was for only ten bucks. Gary points out that to succeed in stand-up comedy is no different to succeeding in any other profession. The requirements are the same: passion, perseverance, discipline, confidence, knowing your audience and of course, having a sense of humour. Gary incorporates humour and wit to deliver an informative and motivational keynote speech that is refreshingly different from the rest.