Expert MC Tip – Names!
To paraphrase Dale Carnegie, there’s nothing a person likes to hear more than the sound of their own name. Especially if its said correctly.
A little research before the assignment will pay great dividends. Then, when you meet the speaker, check that you’ve got it right. They are often very impressed that you have made the effort. This also applies to Brand names, Acronyms etc.
Two useful Tools for pronunciation —–