Cyrus Rogers Programme Director and MC. Television Producer, Presenter, Voice-over Artist
With a larger than life personality and a keen sense of humour, Cyrus has the qualities to make any event one to remember.
Years of experience in front of audiences from all walks of life sees Cyrus add significant value to a business to business or business to consumer conferences or events, both as a conference Master of Ceremonies or a Programme Director. His skills and experience as a television producer translate seamlessly into these roles which he views as going beyond coordinating the presentation of an event into the art of a fully managed and controlled process. Cyrus Rogers sees the role of an MC as the successful management of any event with relation to the control of time. What happens in the present is a consequence of what was planned and strategised in the past. Cyrus is able to manage the overall running of an event from a time keeping perspective to the enjoyment of the function by all concerned with charm and professionalism. He engages with the client to find out what their needs are and together with them crafts the best experience possible for all involved.
Cyrus has been Programme Director or Master of Ceremonies at varies events that are both short (a few hours) to long (a weekend conference). His role has been to take care of proceedings by managing the speakers and ensuring the smooth and punctual running of an event. These have included annual conferences, gala dinners, company awards evenings, product launches, business breakfasts, team building sessions, training events and also end of year functions. He has also facilitated at a company’s AMG and shareholders meeting.
These are some of the companies that have enlisted Cyrus to ensure the smooth running of their events:
Airlines Association of Southern Africa
Institute of Chartered Accountants
South African Travel Centre
Cyrus Rogers has spent the last 10 years producing television across Summit TV, The Home Channel and currently at Supersport Blitz. Scripting, directing, recording voice overs and presenting a wide range of programming from business to property and sports shows. His diverse talents have been honed by demanding deadlines and fast moving content. Following his original beginnings in radio where he worked at Rhodes Music Radio to doing the Business Minute for Jacaranda FM, he’s always had a love for the spoken and written message and his move into the events industry was a natural career enhancement.
On behalf of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association of South Africa (EAPA-SA) Board, we would like to sincerely thank you for the MC role, provided a tour 18th EAPA-SA Annual Conference held in Somerset West, NH The Lord Charles Hotel on the 13-16 September 2016. Thanks to you and your active participation, we were able to host the most successful conference which has exceeded our membership expectations by far.”
Tinyiko GEA. Chabalala