James Haldane - Compere
Location: Lyons, Lyons
Country: Australia

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Australians are increasing spending on EXPERIENCES rather than THINGS. So Create an Event where people are informed and entertained and your competition will fade away

Events – Producer and Speaker

  • Information Sessions
  • Trade Shows
  • Open Days
  • Seminars
  • Networking Events
  • Conferences
  • Art Gallery Launches
  • Shopping Mall Shows
  • Fashion Shows
  • Theatrical Marketing
  • Shop Window Design

Why have an Event?


  • Gather sales leads and Follow Up
  • Grow your database of customers
  • Customers experience your product / service.
  • Customers don’t like to ask questions, events provide answers.
  • Events create buzz
  • Everybody loves a Party ??
  • People are hesitant to walk into shops. Hold an event In-Store … problem solved


How I Do It

  • Free pre-event consultation
  • I have fun - so does your audience
  • Enthusiasm and positivity are peppered with spontaneous humor
  • No Hard Sell
  • Age Race and Gender sensitive
  • Flexible team player
  • Deal with problems discretely
Want more?
  • Suggest sales tactics (e.g. prize give-aways to gather contact details for follow up)
  • Greet audience at door
  • Promote sponsors theatrically
  • Audience participation (win a prize, make a friend)
  • Farewell audience at door
Product Launch
“James is a consummate performer” - Simon,
 'Greys' Advertising Melbourne. ‘Schmackos’ Shopping Mall Game show .
Fashion Parade
 “James is a very Charismatic compere as well as fantastic music director…has enthusiastic flare and can think up great ideas beyond the normal.” - Sonia Karadimos, Bliss fashion parade / BMW car show (co-promotion)
Staff Christmas Parties
“James both improved the cohesion of the evening and promoted a sense of celebration experienced by the staff and their families. James also demonstrated the flexibility to adapt to the atmosphere and unfolding progress of the evening by slightly adjusting his planning where necessary- all with good humour and calmness” - Tim Booth, Pastoral Care Coordinator, Mission Employment, Qld.
Trade Show
“You were great and very natural. Once again thank you very very much for what you did. You were a real pleasure to work with” - Maria Maruca, ‘Modaitalia’, Italian Trade Association, Alfa Romeo Showroom. QLD
  •  Conference Speaker
"Sales and Marketing, What They Don't Tell You"
  •  Learn Presentation Skills
 What do I teach?
I haven’t met you yet. So I don’t know. Different people – different needs.
We create your speech together and then you practice it, in front of me. Then I suggest ways to improve your presentation. If you are comfortable with my suggestions then we use them and you start the presentation again. We continue this process of LEARNING BY DOING until you are comfortable with your speech. It’s that SIMPLE
Practice makes perfect
Your goal, is not to look and sound ‘GOOD’.
Your goal, is that your MESSAGE is UNDERSTOOD and EMBRACED by your audience – that is all.
An audience will tolerate some NERVES, so embrace your nerves.
Be HONEST and GET YOUR MESSAGE ACROSS and you will be believed
  • Acting Bio.

Age – 40 - 50 * Height – 6’2” * Eyes - Brown * Hair - Salt n Pepper
  • Rescue Special Ops
Season 3. Episode 9. (27/6/2011)
“It’s Not the Fall that Kills You”
Character – Ivan Carmody
Season 3. Episode 17. (8/8/2011)
“Art Attack”
Character – Police Officer, Area Commander
  • Home and Away
Episode 5850 (10/10/2013)
Episode 5862 (29/10/2013)
“Brax goes to Prison”
Character – Prison Warden


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