Troy and Zara Swindells-Grose

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Victoria, Australia

Zara & Troy are a pair of Australia's most in-demand conference hosts. Having hosted for live audiences from twenty to twenty-thousand - they have received glowing accolades from companies like Microsoft, Optus, AMP, Cadbury, the REIV and many more...

This talented and versatile couple are the ideal conference solution - not only do they deliver your message to perfection; they entertain, uplift and inspire audiences of all ages and backgrounds. 

In addition to their Master of Ceremonies duties, Zara & Troy provide expert facilitation, engaging interviews, a range of tailored breakout sessions (including sales, workplace culture and communications) before transitioning into your perfect evening hosts with hilarious stand up comedy, musical interludes and awesome audience interaction!

As Directors of Humour Australia, Zara & Troy segue seamlessly between serious business content and lighthearted (but always appropriate) wit - keeping your audience connected and focused on proceedings. Zara & Troy work closely with the you prior to the conference to guarantee a hugely successful event.

A Night to Remember...
With over forty years combined corporate event experience, HA! offer a number of  fun, interactive dinner activities, including;

Stand Up For Yourself?
A night of stand up, stories, and song where the guests become the stars with a little support and encouragement... and a LOT of laughs!  This is night for everyone to share and celebrate the diversity and hidden talents dormant in all of us!

The StockMarketGame?
An interactive dinner game where tables buy into comedy stocks - facing off against each other, in a race to amass as much funny money as possible!  No one can possibly predict where the next trade will take them - until the StockMarketNews update hits the screens, after each of three buying rounds. Hilarious antics ensue!

Testimonials

"The whole team loved working with you...and got a lot out of our time together...a great fit.."
- General Manager, Sydney Entertainment Centre

"I've been to many of these things and I've never seen one presented so professionally and so well....thank you"
- CEO, yes Optus

"Thank you for making our values launch such a successful event. You engaged a diverse workforce and ensured everyone had fun. I highly recommend HA! for any corporate event."
- CEO, Banyule City Council

Troy and  Zara Swindells-Grose speaker

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A massive thank you to you both for all your assistance from selecting to co-ordinating the speakers for our annual ProLoan conference. Feedback was that this year’s speakers where the best they had EVER heard at ANY event. So this is pretty amazing, because they do go to a lot of sessions like these.

Director of Network Relationships - Proloan (aust) pty ltd

Again this year you and your team have been fantastic and extremely helpful.  In regards to you Sharm, you have been an absolute star and phenomenal help with our speakers and presenters, a great communicator, wealth of knowledge and so prompt with responding and looking at ways to cater to our needs.

Event Manager Fitness Australia

I would recommend, without hesitation, the services of Jane Rowland Smith and Ovations. Jane answered a last minute call to arrange a guest speaker for our principals. Nothing was too much effort, all was arranged within hours, and went very smoothly. The guest speaker was exactly what we required and our brief was followed. Thank you Jane and the team at Ovations.

Executive Director of Schools Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

All aspects of the process has always gone seamlessly with Ovations and we will continue to seek your assistance for the awards in the coming years.

Thank you again, your help has meant that our Awards are very professional and extremely well received by our members and guests.

Executive Assistant BSCAA NSW Division

Jane, I personally want to thank you for all of your support, advice, patience and all round kindness that you have given me over the last 3 or so years.  This event would not have been as successful without the valuable MC’s you have recommended and the support you provided me when it all just seemed too hard

Shona Dilley – Smart School Awards, Department of Education
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