HOMER PAPANTONIO

HOMER PAPANTONIO

Character creation tailored for major conferences, special events and product launches under quise of overseas industry expert.

Currumbin Valley, QLD, Australia

Australia's Premier Tailored Presenter

Homer is widely acclaimed as Australia's Premier Comic Speechmaker. Not only does Homer have the ability to masterfully create unique characters, he also possesses the uncanny ability to master accents from anywhere around the planet. Homer has successfully captivated over five hundred bearded Zoo Directors at an International Zoological Conference in 1989... to masterfully appearing as Bill Gates at Microsoft's Company Kick Off. More recently Homer created himself as NASA's Director of Surface Operations for the 2015 Mars Mission at the Australasian Geological Symposium.

Homer has successfully created literally hundreds of unique comic characters and presents each one masterfully and professionally tailor-made to his audiences. Accordingly, Homer's presentations are always 'beyond a joke' and a wonderful and unique way to open, close and energise any Conference or Special Event.
 
Australia's Most Sought After Corporate Humorist
Corporate and Public Sector Clients applaud Homer's unique talent and ability to accurately portray and present any character authentically from a 'Visiting Expert', 'Famous Achiever' or 'International Dignitary'. Homer's talent has seen him present at major Conferences, Product Launches and Special Events both Nationally and Internationally.

With the backing of his talented Support Team, Homer meticulously researches, writes and delivers riveting Keynote Presentations. As his clients will verify, "...he goes well beyond mere fulfilment of the Contract!" Homer's tailored presentations touch the heart of any audience. His seamless blending of substance, fresh relevance with humour has made him one of Australia's most sought after Corporate Humorists and a guaranteed success at your next event!
 
Product Launches

TAKE YOUR NEXT LAUNCH TO A NEW DIMENSION
Imagine there exists a talented Performer who can define and connect with every need, want and desire you want in a Product Launch...

Imagine there exists an uproariously funny Performer who through meticulous research, wisdom and wit can have a profound and unforgettable impact on your audience...

Imagine one amazingly versatile Performer who will help shape the precise outcomes you seek for in your next Launch...

Corporate Impostors embraces the many guises of Australia's Premier Speechmaker, Homer Papantonio. Homer has added an exciting new dimension to Product Launches both Nationally and Internationally with brilliant success.
His Launches include:
 
  • Motorola's new Mobile Phones Launch Nationwide
  • A Global Website for AAP
  • An exciting new Model for Western Star Trucks
  • Mazda's powerful new Marketing Strategy Australia wide
  • Olympic Legend Functions Australia wide
Homer successfully creates unique comic characters each tailor-made for his audiences. Corporate Clients applaud Homer's talented character portrayals and acknowledge his professional presentations as highly successful for Product Launches. The hilarity is invariably accompanied with valuable information that has been carefully crafted about the Client's product to successfully achieve the goals of the Product Launch.

"Meticulously researched, polished, thoroughly professional and extremely entertaining. By far our best Product Launch ever... thank you for a wonderful contribution."
Motorola Product Launch Roadshow Australia wide in 5 capital cities

Homer is able to 'entertain and educate' audiences with a rare gift of pertinent humour.

"Excellent.... Our clients are still raving about you Australia wide, extremely well researched, relevant and very, very entertaining."
AAP New Centre National Roadshow
 

Clients

Insurance                                                                                             
  • Sun Super
  • ASG Friendly Society
  • Prudential                                                                                             
  • Brisbane Insurance Club
  • Alexander Life Agencies
  • National Mutual
  • AMP
  • New Zealand Insurance Association
  • Australian Risk Management Conference

Banking                                                                                                

  • ANZ
  • Westpac
  • Commonwealth Bank                                                                          
  • National Australia Bank
  • St George Finance
  • Mosaic Financial Services
  • Challenge Bank
  • Mortgage Choice
  • City Pacific Finance National Conference

Computer/Software/IT                                                                          

  • Nortel Networks
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle
  • 3Com
  • Digital
  • IBM
  • Star Systems
  • Fujitsu
  • Panasonic
  • Vodafone
  • Telstra
  • Motorola
  • Optus
  • Cellular One
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Ericsson
  • Systems Union
  • Juniper Networks

Pharmaceutical       

  • Stirling Withrop
  • Hoescht Marion Rousell        
  • Elli Lilly
  • Rousell Uclaf
  • Glaxo Smith Kline

Transport                                                                                              

  • Mack Trucks
  • Western Star Trucks
  • Australian Freight Congress
  • BMW                                                                                                                
  • Qantas
  • Ansett
  • Honda Automotive
  • Mitsubishi
  • Scania
  • Cummins Engine Company

Media                                                                                                    

  • Gold Coast Media Club
  • Quest Newspapers                                                                              
  • News Limited
  • Channel 7 / Courier Mail - Olympic Launches

Real Estate                                                                                          

  • Elders
  • The Professionals
  • Barry Plant National                                                                             
  • Nationwide
  • LJ HookerPRD Realty
  • First National

Commerce & Industry

  • BHP
  • Ampol
  • CSR
  • Readymix
  • Laminex
  • Caltex
  • Nestle
  • Carlton & United
  • VACC
  • Castlemaine Perkins
  • Australian Wheat Board
  • BP
  • ShellOptus
  • Red Rooster
  • OricaMazda
  • Toyota
  • Cadillac Plastics
  • Amcal
  • Goodman Fielder
  • Betta Electrical
  • Allegiance Marketing
  • Fernwood Fitness Centres                                           
  • Flight Centre
  • Pioneer Hi Bred
  • Social Club Books
  • Yuasa
  • Dulux
  • KPMG
  • Theiss Contractors
  • Hoya
  • Minter Ellison
  • Crop Care
  • Ramler Furniture
  • Subway
  • Ampol
  • Coates Hire
  • Babcock & Brown
  • KFC
  • MJ Sturgess
  • Westfield
  • Boral
  • Drake
  • Onesteel Australia
  • St Lukes Health
  • IGA Australia
  • Traveland
  • Mitre 10 Australia
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Tyco Healthcare
  • Horwath Australia
  • Solarhart Australia
  • The Brisbane Club
  • Capstone Financial Planning
  • The Good Guys Retail Group
  • Price Attack
  • Harvey Norman
  • New World NZ Retail Conference
  • Blake Dawson Waldron Lexus
  • Institute of Hospitality in Health Care
  • NZ Food & Grocery Council National
  • National Retail Independents
  • Australian & NZ Maritime Law
  • Marina Industries National
  • Quintrex National Dealer
  • New Zealand Bus & Coach
  • Australian & NZ Neurological Symposium
Testimonies
"You are the complete package. It is the second time we have had you and your unique presentations provide a blend of entertaining comedy which camouflages insightful and pertinent messages. Your comedic performances are brilliant"
2008 Olympic Swimming Team Training Camp

"You hit the spot exactly and the feedback we've had has been overwhelmingly positive ...look forward to working with you again"
2008 Retirement Villages Association National Conference

"A great success ...you made our seminar"
2008 Air Safety Australasian Seminar

"Brilliant, engaging, faced paced and captivating, the highlight of our conference"
2008 Australian Business Camps National Conference

"Overwhelmignly entertaining and very convincing - we had people for many days coming to grips with who he actually was... he blended in beautifully"
2008 WHK Garrotts 80th Anniversary Function

"We've had only fantastic feedback on your performance... thank you very much"
2008 Alliance Contracting Conference

"An insightful and totally entertaining performance..the audience were in stiches"
2008 Urban Development Institute Gala Dinner

"Your presentation and delivery was excellent... delegates left the room inspired to be the best they can and it was a delight to work with you"
2008 Q Invest National Conference

"Research, development and delivery second to none... A potentially tough crowd - politicians, heads of business & wealthy fishermen of all nationalities...you had them all believing and laughing hysterically in their seats."
2008 VIP Gala Opening Port Lincoln Hotel

"Excellent feedback... you were great!"
2008 Express Data Australia & New Zealand Conference

"Great feedback from the whole event of which you were a significant contributor!"
2008 Qantas Olympic / Sporting Legends Gala Dinner

"The unanimous verdict was that your talk was fantastic... everyone loved it"
2008 Somerset Celebration of Literature Dinner

"A stunning and wonderful contribution... we could not have achieved the result we did without you."
2007 Institute of Hospitality in Health Care

"Highly professional... You made an invaluable contribution to a successful event... you heeded the brief and it was obvious you put a great deal of thought, work and effort into your performance which was of the highest standard."
2007 NZ Food & Grocery Council National Conference
"Overwhelmingly positive feedback about your performance... we would welcome you back to any future Maritime Law Conference event... thank you for making this one such a success."
2007 Australian & NZ Maritime Law Conference

"You made it the best and most memorable Neurological event ever... the only time I've ever seen so many confused, bemused and relaxed neurologists laughing to exhaustion."
2007 Australian & New Zealand Neurological Symposium

"Excellent... you were the high of the whole conference."
2007 National Retail Independents National Conference

"Formal evaluations rated your performance extremely positive... all agreed that you captivated the audience and greatly contributed to the success of the conference."
2007 Australian Shared Sevices Conference

"Excellent... informative, funny and very convincing... particularly the way you choreographed it with the conference theme."
2007 New World NZ Retail Conference

"Enjoyed by all... inspirational, researched and executed with both a touch of humour and reality... you made our conference really memorable."
2007 Australian of Hospital Supply & Purchasing Officers National Conference

"Perfect... our audience were in stitches for the whole journey."
2007 Marina Industries National Conference

"The most intelligent comedy performance I have ever seen... a complete professional and pleasure to deal with... I can't say enough how fantastic it was."
2007 Juniper Networks International Conference

"Homer's character creations are absolute masterpieces... this is the third time I have used him... and it just gets better and better... he is truly blessed."
2007 Mosaic Financial Services National Conference

"Brilliant... you made a great contribution to our conference and gave it the edge and difference we were looking for."
2007 Quintrex National Dealer Conference

"The conference highlight - providing the ideal blend of humour with a message. Delegates told us they had not laughed that hard in a long time."
2007 Dairy Indunstry Conference

"Inspirational, irreverent and iconic the absolute highlight of our 2007 Conference."
2007 City Pacific Finance National Conference
"Excellent... everyone enjoyed it... a very convincing performance.""
2007 Barry Plant National Conference

"A huge amount of research which made the presentation very convincing... delighted with your presentation and would recommend to anyone."
2007 New Zealand Bus & Coach Conference

"A great investment... inspirational... profound messages delivered with wonderful humour and style."
2006 National Select Wealth Symposium

"Simply outstanding... you captivated an audience of 300 people and made our conference a great success... you were very professional to deal with and fulfilled everything you promised."
2006 John Danks & Son Retail Conference

"Aboslutely hysterical... a very clever and talented presenter."
2006 Westpac Equities Derivatives Conference

"Excellent... our senior executives were glued to your every single word."
2006 Microsoft Public Sector Conference

"Your wonderful contribution made our conference a resounding success."
2006 Business Council of Sustainable Energy Conf.
"An unbelievable presentation which delivered fundamental business practices in a most entertaining way."
Carpet Court Australia - 2006 National Conference

"Brilliant... outstanding... unprecedented... the first time our delegates have given any speaker a standing ovation."
Nortel Networks Australasian Congress

"Audience evaluations of your presentation gave you an unequivocal. Excellent!"
Australian Private Hospitals Congress

"Quite simply better than excellent... outstanding!"
Australian Steel Institute of Australia National Congress

"Always a polished, professional performance. . one you can rely on."
Westpac National Sales Conference

"Excellent... refreshing... innovative and well researched."
Smorgon Steel Client Loyalty Dinner

"Outstanding as always... everyone was captivated..."
Australian Orthodontic Congress

"The best ever... impossible to better."
Wakefield Hospital Medical Officers Annual Dinner

"An excellent finale to a major conference."
Australian Recruitment Conference

"An outstanding contribution... you made our conference a huge success."
NRMA National Conference

"Thanks for reminding us that business can be fun and serious."
Townsville Chamber of Commerce

"Well prepared... relevant... the perfect ending to our conference."
Australian Parking Conference

"Very professional... thorough... the best we have seen."
Choice Home Loans National Franchise Conference

"Your presentation enthralled everyone... it was brilliantly crafted and superbly executed."
ANZ Bank 50th Year Client Loyalty Dinner

"Sensational... the absolute highlight of the Conference... that will live in people's memories for many years to come!"
Aust.Tourism & Hospitality Conference

"Brilliant... a real testament to your amazing ability and preparation."
Aust'n New Zealand Sports Law Conference

"Excellent... superbly researched and presented!"
Microsoft Company Kickoff

"Scintillating... an outstanding performance... a real credit to your talent and creativity."
Traveland Partners Symposium

"Rave reviews... you picked the mark perfectly and your attention to detail was impeccable."
Orica Australia Senior Management Conference

"Our best product launch ever... meticulously researched, polished, thoroughly professional and extremely entertaining."
Motorola Australia wide product launch

"A brilliant performance... with the right balance of humour and 'reality'."
Eli Lilly National Sales Conference
"Excellent... professional, subtle and very humorous."
Mazda 40th Anniversary Sales Conference

"The best hoax we've ever seen... very clever, entertaining and polished."
Australian Franchising Conference

"Excellent... our delegates have not stopped talking about your 'keynote' presentation, highly plausible, professional... will always be remembered."
Swimming Pool and Spa Southern Conference

"Totally professional and brilliantly funny... the delegates were 'gobsmacked'."
National BHP Metalands Franchise Conference

"Excellent... a highly sophisticated, clean roast which was very well received by all."
National Australia Bank Executive Conference

"A magnificent performance... your research was first class... our agents loved it!"
Alexander Life Agencies National Conference

"A truly brilliant performance... both your keynote topic and and our industry were well researched... which in combination had a profound effect on the audience."
Australian Risk Insurance Conference

"A refreshing presentation which quite simply captivated the audience. Very entertaining and absolute disbelief when the 'penny started to drop'."
Shell Petroleum Key Client Loyalty Dinner

"Excellent... your scripted material was very well prepared and presented and it took my colleagues an eternity to 'twig on'...many, many thanks!"
End of the Economic Accord Symposium

"Your preparation and delivery was great and we would highly recommend you to any organisation."
Coates Hire National Conference

"Your substantial research and talent guaranteed a thoroughly convincing performance."
Panasonic Australia National Dealer Conference

"Your presentation was very believable, credible, entertaining and great clean humour."
Theiss National Management Conference

"An extremely entertaining performance... our architectural clients were stirred and absolutely delighted."
Sebel Design National Loyalty Function

"You gave our key clients an excellent evening of industry jargon and entertainment and fulfilled the role we wanted you to."
Rawlinsons Key Client Dinner

"A very innovative and entertaining way to get a key message across. Suprisingly, the bulk of our managers were fooled right to the very end."
Drake Industrial National Management Conference

"You managed to pull the wool over the best in the dairy industry... thanks again for an excellent performance.""
Dairy Industry Association National Conference
"You made our conference a resounding success."
GIO National Smash Repairers Conference

"Excellent... the best speaker we have ever had!"
ANZ Financial Planning National Conference

"Excellent... a great success, both hilarious and topical... indeed the best speaker we've ever heard... a consummate professional and the highlight of the conference."
Inaugural Radiology/Radiography Conf

"A fantastic performance.....the talking point of the entire conference!"
Aust. Fruit & Vegetable Industry Conf

"Excellent... and a quite simply... a delight to work with!"
Arnold Bloch Leibler National Conference

"The most overheard comment after your presentation was: "we might forget the conference but we will never forget the keynote speaker."
Australian Analytical Science Conference

"A sensational performance... the perfect finale to our conference"
Ampol National Road Pantry Conference
"A brilliant and entertaining presentation... the high point of the conference."
Australian Agronomy Conference

"Not only a great hoax... but many great messages portrayed through tailored humour."
Cadillac Plastic Senior Management Conf.

"Homer is a national treasure... the audience response was phenomenal."
Amcal Chemists - National Conference

"Excellent... a great finale to the conference, everyone left on a high."
Textile & Laundry Assoc'n National Conference

"Sensational stuff... a magnificent performance from a true professional."
Australian Coaching Awards Dinner

"Fantastique... inundated with requests for a tape of your speech... the most entertaining hoax we've ever seen!"
Mack Trucks 75th Anniversary Dinner

"Prominent members of the legal profession were totally fooled and captivated by your portrayal of a scholarly legal eagle!"
Law Association Gala Ball

"Excellent... the most entertaining guest speaker we've ever had the privilege to hear!"
Red Rooster National Franchise Conference

"The perfect end to our Conference... without doubt the conference highlight... a marvellous presentation!"
News Ltd Company Conference
"Excellent... a fantastic and memorable performance... client feedback has been overwhelming."
Digital & Oracle National User Conference

"Hilarious and thought provoking... your talent and energy had an unforgettable impact on our members."
Sign Association National Conference

"You rounded off the conference brilliantly, your background research was excellent, the response was just fantastic!"
Flight Centre Management Conference

"Totally captivating... you blew the audience out of the water... a superb hoax!"
Telstra Annual Small Business Awards

"Excellent... the most profoundly humorous finale to a conference I have ever experienced and I've attended hundreds!"
Pioneer Hi Bred National Conference

"Excellent... fantastic and memorable performance... feedback from our clients has been overwhelming."
Digital Equipment/Oracle Conference

"Excellent... the most entertaining guest speaker we've ever had the privilege to hear!"
Red Rooster National Conference.

"Hilarious, thought provoking... your talent, energy and attention to detail had an unforgettable impact."
Sign Association National Conference

"Your presentation totally enthralled the audience... elaborately researched superbly executed and thoroughly enjoyed."
LJ Hooker National Conference

"Brilliant... your excellent performance was only surpassed by the amazing audience reaction to it."
Australian Taxi Industry Conference

"The funniest ending to a conference we have ever experienced,... thank you for creating through laughter a great team spirit!"
3Com Expert Partners Symposium

"An amazing keynote presentation that made a tremendous contribution to the success of our conference thoroughly enjoyed by everyone."
ASG Society National Conference

"You helped make our convention a huge success, thank you for a wonderful act and making our meeting unique and special."
Venue Managers Asia/Pacific Conference

"Our conference was a huge success... and the comments from our staff on your contribution were sensational!"
Social Club Books National Conference

"Excellent... the audience enjoyed it all and will always remember you!"
Harnishfeiger- National Conference

"Congratulations... spot on... totally in line with the theme of the conference."
Mojo Australia - Company Conference

"Awesome... awesome... awesome! A fantastic spiel... you will certainly be the topic of our conversations for a long time."
Western Star Trucks Product Launch

"Excellent... unquestionably the reason for such a successful major event!"
BBC Annual Ball & Auction

"Outstanding... the highlight of the entire conference."
Australian Steel Institute National Conference
"Excellent... the audience response was extraordinary... a true pro!"
Municipal Engineering Conference (NSW & QLD)
"An exceptionally brilliant presentation... our audience was enthralled, amused, entertained and absolutely over the moon... once again thank you!"
Foodland Associated Limited
"Your superb performance was reflected by the standing ovation you received and the feedback comments following your presentation... it was the perfect way to conclude our convention."
ANZ Business Banking Convention - New Zealand
"What a great performance... you held an audience, containing some the most respected technologists in our industry, hanging on every profundity... a beautifully crafted address... thanks a million."
Industrial Galvanizers National Conference
"A lot of work and energy went into what can only be described as an excellent presentation."
Insolvency Practitioners Association Conference

"Educational, entertaining, extremely funny, brilliantly clever and the best session of the entire conference."
Fernwood Fitness Centre National Conference
"A fantastic job... you were the talking point of the entire conference."
Australian Freshfruit & Vegetable Conference
"We were absolutely thrilled with your performance... your character will be remembered in our industry long after other speakers are forgotten."
Auto-Parts Recyclers Association of Australian
"Sensational feedback by all delegates."
Terry White 2005 National Conference - Singapore
"An absolutely outstanding performance from a true professional."
Resort Brokers 2005 Australasian Conference
"Brilliant... delegates thoroughly enjoyed your character creation / keynote and will talk about it for many years to come."
2005 International Emergency Services Symposium
"We could not have been happier with the result and appreciate the effort and professionalism you displayed."
2005 - Commonwealth Bank Managers Conference
"Funny, clever... the delegates absolutely loved it.""
2005 Quesnet Conference
"Unique and quite simply outstanding... you made all the difference to the event!"
Harcouts Australia /NZ Business Congress
"World class, masterful, hilarious... and truly memorable. You appealed to delegates from around the world...
playing many of them until the very end... what an absolute pleasure."

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