MC & Host

My Past Speaking & MC

Commonwealth Bank

“Bessie was flawless as our MC and chairperson for two events. Her attention to detail was especially impressive, asking questions as if she had been in banking for years"

 James Done




President Clinton luncheon;

“These events were high profile including 'An Evening with President Clinton' and 'George Bush Snr'. Bessie did a great job and has received many requests for her services since”

 Max Markson





“Bessie Bardot was fabulous as a chairperson. Her wit and humour really carried the summit along smoothly and she got the most out of the presenters”





Ernst & Young -

"Bessie Bardot was a superb chairperson! Great personality and very approachable, she kept me there despite my plans to leave after lunch”

 Pamela DeWitt





“I very much enjoyed the variety and content of the presenters, enhanced by the stylish & entertaining role performed by Bessie, with panache”  

 Gina Bravada




























“I just wanted to say “well done!”. I found Bessie to to be engaging, energetic throughout and her questions and input were insightful”

  Luke Jecks




Women’s Guide to Life Luncheon

"I have had excellent feed-back from the day and all the women present were enthralled with your story and loved your spontaneity and sense of humour”

  Patsy Rowe




Markson Sparks!

“Bessie is thorough in her research, quick on her feet and can read an audience. She's entertaining and looks amazing”

  Max Markson

























Humour Foundation

“She dances with the crowd with such dignity and ease, along with adding a little bit of spice!  Bessie is such a pleasure to be with. We were very impressed with the fabulous job she did. Bessie is a gracious woman who is not only gorgeous she is a consummate professional who can really work a crowd”

 Ursula Hartwig




Morrissey Management

“Bessie appeals to any audience regardless of age and business status, she reads an audience unlike any other I have seen before. I consider Bessie a true professional and some one who can engage the audience with her intellect and charm"



Westfield -

“I thought the summit was very informative and  Bessie Bardot was fantastic!”

  Juliet Swiss



Bonnie Babes Foundation

“Bessie’s stunning presence and light hearted humour captivated the audience all night”

  Debbie Chalmers


























  • Bill Clinton Gala - for Sydney Prince of Wales, Medical Research

  • George Bush Snr Gala - for the Children’s Hospital, Westmead

  • Keynote Speaker at US Military dinner at Saddam's Palace - addressing delegates of the 15 nations of Coalition

  • MC for 54 concerts in Iraq for Defence Force USA & Australia - entertaining UN troops in Iraq & East Timor

  • Australia Day Ambassador & Keynote speaker at official ceremony

  • Guest speaker at Iraq medal ceremony, Army base in Darwin

  • MC / Chairperson for Government Property conference, Parliament House 

  • MC for East Timor relief night 




  • Keynote speaker, International Women’s Day

  • Keynote speaker, Entrepreneurs group

  • Keynote speaker, Corporate PA Summit

  • Chairperson for Corporate PA Summit Nationally, for 3 years running.

  • Speaker, Women in Focus Business Expo

  • Keynote speaker, Business Women’s lunch

  • Keynote speaker and MC at Women’s Health Awareness & Business Expo 

  • Speaker, Secret Women’s Business seminar

  • MC, Dr Demartini secrets of the wealthy for Maserati



  • National Spokesperson, Hilton Hotels (Specific Project)

  • MC, Maserati

  • MC, Mercedes Benz

  • MC, Honda

  • MC, Hyundai

  • MC, Nokia

  • Speaker, CPA Accountant Conference

  • Speaker, Raddison Hotel Conference

  • MC, Commonwealth Bank, Platinum Card Launch

  • Keynote speaker, LJ Hooker’s Realors, top earners event

  • Chairperson, Suncorp Bank Conference

  • Chairperson, Salon Conference

  • Chairperson, City Council Conference 

  • Chairperson, ATA Telecommunications Industry Conference

  • Chairperson, Reed Gift Awards




  • MC, Failure to Launch Film Premiere (Matthew McConnahagh & Sarah-Jessica Parker)

  • MC, Charlie & Chocolate Factory Film Premiere (Johnny Depp) 

  • Red Carpet Host, Ali Film Premiere (Wil Smith)

  • MC, Star Wars Film Event

  • Red Carpet Host, Corporate Battle of the Bands

  • Speaker, V Energy Drink Press Conference

  • MC, Woman’s Day Magazine “Different Times, Different Women” research event

  • Speaker, Kolotex Press Conference

  • Speaker, Variety Great Debate




  • Keynote speaker, RMIT University (Technology and Design)

  • Keynote speaker, Sancta Sophie College

  • Chairperson, Generation Y Conference

  • Speaker, Teen Anti Drugs & Drinking event

  • Keynote Speaker, YEO, Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization

  • MC, Deaf and Blind schools




  • Speaker, NSW Popular Writers Festival, 3 years running

  • Speaker Popular Readers & Writers Festival, 2 years running

  • Speaker, Norfolk Island Popular Writers Festival

  • Speaker, Dymocks Book Store event 

  • Speaker, Angus & Robertson Book Store event

  • Speaker, Book launch ‘101 Kisses’

  • MC, Book launch ‘Gals with Gay Pals’

  • MC, book launch for Dr Demartini




  • Speaker, Sydney Theatre Company, Poetry Reading

  • Ambassador, Mercedes Australian Fashion Week

  • MC, Swarovski Fashion Parade

  • MC, Escada Fashion Parade

  • MC, Elite Model Competition 

  • MC, Charlie Brown Fashion Parade

  • Speaker, Apex Teen Fashion Awards, 

  • MC, Red Carpet Fashion Westfield

  • MC, for Miss Bondi Model Competition

  • MC, Sun Herald Newspaper




  • Speaker, Relationships & Communication Summit

  • Interviewer, The Rules, USA Relationship Book event

  • Interviewer, The Game, USA Relationship Book event

  • Keynote speaker, AGES Medical Conference

  • MC, Medical gala dinner, Brisbane Hilton

  • Speaker, Weight Management & Nutrition Expo

  • Speaker, Gluten Free Expo

  • Speaker, for Government Health Workshop, Centrelink

  • Speaker, Fitness First Group

  • MC, Gillette Speed Dating Event

  • MC, D & D Ball (Desperate & Dateless)




  • MC, Rugby World Cup

  • Speaker, Athens Paralympian event (Westpac Bank)

  • MC, International Polo Match

  • MC, Hyundai A League Launch, with Ian Thorpe & Anthony LaPaglia

  • Keynote Speaker, Cricket Australia

  • MC, International Kickboxing Championships

  • Celebrity player, Football (AFL) match for Ted Noff’s Foundation  

  • Celebrity player, Southern Comfort Lawn Bowls event

  • MC, Golf Tournament




  • Ambassador & Spokesperson, Make A Wish Foundation – multiple events

  • Speaker, Save the Children

  • MC, Salvation Army

  • MC, Starlight Foundation

  • MC, Autism Spectrum Australia

  • MC, Diabetes Foundation

  • Speaker, Variety The Children’s Charity, Heart Awards

  • Host, McDonalds, McHappy Day

  • MC, Leukemia Foundation

  • MC, Sydney Children’s Hospital

  • MC, Smith Family

  • MC, Spastic Centre

  • MC, Quadriplegic Association

  • MC, Centre for Mental Health

  • MC, Wayside Chapel

  • MC, Barnardo’s: the Children’s Charity


  • MC, Careflight

  • MC, ACON

  • MC, Bobby Goldsmith

  • MC & Auctioneer, The Humour Foundation Laugh Doctors in hospitals

  • MC, MS Society

  • MC, McGrath Foundation (Breast Cancer)

  • MC, Bonnie Babes

  • Speaker, Shave for a Cure

  • MC, Special Children’s Christmas Party 

  • MC, Dr Victor Chang Heart Foundation

  • MC, Life Force Cancer Foundation

  • Spokesperson, Sunnyfield

  • Speaker, Smile Doctors





LJ Hooker top earners;

“We have been privileged to have featured some amazing keynote speakers: business and sporting greats of our country. I am pleased to say that Bessie certainly rates with these outstanding speakers.

Her presentation had fantastic content and was conveyed in a manner that was easy to understand and appreciate. 

I would have absolutely no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Bessie’s talents to anyone wanting to secure her as a key note speaker”

   Josephine Cowling

   President Captain’s Club, LJ Hooker                                                                                  


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