22 Feb '14, 3pm

Don’t just entertain… enthrall your audience!

Don’t just entertain… enthrall your audience!

When Tom Fletcher from McFly stood up to deliver his wedding speech last December, he probably hadn't anticipated that after six months, it would go viral and be a big hit garnering 10 million views. OK, Tom is a talented singer/composer and performer – and can afford to hire a choir – but let's reduce everything to the basics. Tom did everything right. He's funny, used visual aids, and enjoined his guests in his romantic tribute to his bride. If you haven't seen the video, Tom sang his speech while the audience watched a well crafted and perfectly timed film of lyrics, graphics and photographs of not just his wife, but their combined friends and families. It was the combination of sights and sounds the guests experienced that made it so engaging. Venue owners take note. The days of providing the top table with a microphone, PA system and copious amounts of Dutch courage a...

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