Col Cameron is a veteran entertainer specialising in comedy. He is great demand at corporate events a versatile MC and comedian and at stand up comedy venues including some of the largest cruise ships in the world.
With over 20 years of performing behind him in a variety of roles including comedian, master of ceremonies, musician as well as writer and producer, he has the unique ability to see your event through the eyes of the event manager, end client and audience. Col’s style is always focused on connecting with the audience and establishing a relaxed environment. His many years as a stand up comic and club MC has honed his skills at preparing the atmosphere for others to flourish. Keynote speakers to nervous CEOs have all appreciated Col’s excellent work in preparing the audience for their presentation.
Col is an active MC and is often called on as a troubleshooter. A typical event will see Col quickly assess choreography and staging of guest speakers or award recipients, check sound and lighting, confirm scripts and often reedit on the spot preempting any issues that may arise ahead of time. Once he hits the stage Col will ensure the audience only sees a smooth production from start to finish. That’s why Col Cameron is the MC of choice for demanding and discerning event managers across the country.
Col also loves to create interactive activities for guests including custom written quizzes, fun physical challenges and energizers all with a comedy twist.
Col became a founding member of Wacky Entertainment in 1996. During Col’s time with Wacky, which continues today, he has clocked up thousands of corporate and festival performances all over Australia and South East Asia including The Logies (white carpet warm up), the ’06 Commonwealth Games Athlete’s Village, the Australian Open Tennis 1999-08, the Australian Grand Prix 2000-08, Citibank (Greece, Japan, Spain, Vietnam), Star Hub Launch Singapore, Hong Kong Christmas celebrations and the V-Power national launch roadshow for Shell Australia. In 2007 Col performed his solo stand-up show ‘Like a Fish out of Water’ in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival followed by 2008 MICF and ‘Obsessions’ at the 2009 Adelaide Fringe Festival.
More recently Col has become a regular featured comedian for Carnival Cruises, the largest cruise company in the world. Col is called on to perform both 30min late night adult shows as well as 30min children’s shows to audiences of up to 400 at a time across the cruise. With 5 different shows required, Col performs for 2.5 hours without repeating a joke!
Recent events include
Citibank Asia Conference MC 4 day event – Athens, Osaka, Barcelona, Hanoi, Beijing, Sapporo, Auckland, Istanbul, Okinawa, Prague
Guest Entertainer (Comedian) on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines – Voyager of the Seas
Regular Carnival Cruises across the South Pacific – Featured Comedian
Lumo Energy – Master of Ceremonies – 2014
TEDx Melbourne 2012
Sydney Event Showcase Stage 2012
NICE Systems Conference 2012
Perpetual Private Awards 2012
Perpetual Mobius Awards 2011, 2012
AIME Hosted Buyers Breakfast MC 2011/12/13
ICMI Speaker Showcase 2011
Around the Bay 2012
MEA Awards MC 2011/12
Diners Club Hong Kong
EEAA Awards MC
Roche Australia MC
St Vincent & Mercy Hospital
Sebel Albert Park Relaunch MC
CMPA Gala Dinner MC/Stand Up
Diners Club Writer/Producer/MC