MCs, Speakers & Entertainers

Our MC’s, speakers & entertainers are experienced professionals at the top of their game and many are experts in their field.

We represent some of New Zealand’s most renowned and well-recognised celebrities and figures. Their diverse talents cater to a range of occasions and markets. From speakers whose stories will influence, motivate and inspire, to entertaining masters of ceremonies, hosts and comedians whose personalities will captivate any audience and be the driving force of your next event.


With Johnson & Laird, you get access to an exclusive and ever-growing talent & performer network. Whether it’s in your social media feed, on your television screens, over your radios, or at an event you will recognise some of New Zealand’s most prominent speakers within our ranks.

Our talent will have patrons laughing and applauding. We will connect you with New Zealand’s hottest talent to elevate your next event.

Johnson&Laird hold strong, exclusive relationships with New Zealand’s most talented, well-known and respected performers specialising in top-tier talent. Our books hold true professionals who’ve earned their names and accolades and we are proud to represent them as their talent agency.

  • 70+ MCs, Speakers and Entertainers
  • 25+ Events per month

How We Help

We provided end-to-end support to ensure a successful event.

Talent Recruitment

We make the job of finding that perfect person easy, by exclusively representing the most experienced and talented, professional MCs, Speakers and Entertainers.

Partner Relationships

We work alongside you to ensure their event runs smoothly from start to finish. From the initial brief at the submission stage, negotiations and recommendations to event format.

Turn Around

With direct access to talents availability we have prompt turn around and responsiveness to inquiries.

Our Team

Have the knowledge and experience to understand what you need to make your event a success.

Project Management

We work closely with you and our talent on all aspects of planning to make this a seamless process.

We can help you make the perfect match. Send us your brief now.

Meet Our MC’s, Speakers & Entertainers

From corporate, to comedic, to entertaining, to thought provoking, we can connect you with the right talent to bring your event to life.

About Us

Justine Smith
Teuila Blakely
Andre King

Entertainment can be hard to find. However, our team of MC’s, Celebrity Speakers and Entertainers are here to provide your audience with a night to remember.

Established in Auckland in 2002, Johnson & Laird know good talent when we see it and we have earned an outstanding reputation because of this. We are specialists in top-tier talent.

That is why it’s important to partner with an NZ talent agency that understands the space and can successfully provide you with the results you deserve. Backed by a professional team of talent agents and campaign managers, we take our connections and customers’ success seriously.

Holding exclusive relationships with over 70 talented, well-known and respected master of ceremonies and entertainers, we are sought out for our breadth of service and wide appeal that ensures all audiences are entertained.

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