TV Presenter, broadcaster and conference facilities Maggie Philbin currently covers technology for BBC Breakfast News on their regular ‘Tomorrow’s World’ features, having spent ten years on the cutting edge science programme of the same name
“You were absolutely fantastic. Everyone is delighted with the way you hosted the event and really appreciative of all the background work you did to get up to speed on the Scheme (you know as much about it all as I do!)”
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Maggie Philbin's television career encompasses 'Hospital Watch', 'Bodymatters Roadshow', 'QED', and BBC2’s women’s documentary series 'The Doll’s House'. She has worked as a medical and consumer reporter for 'This Morning' on ITV and also presented film reports for BBC’s current affairs programme '4x4', as well as a series of 20 programmes called 'Heartland' for Channel Health. She presented 40 editions of the science programme 'Wideworld' for Channel 5 and in October 2003 spearheaded the BBC’s 'Talking Teenagers' project across television and radio.
If one theme runs through Maggie’s career, it’s a talent for handling “live” shows. This has made her popular in the corporate sector where her diverse range of broadcasting skills is a valuable asset for conferences, business presentations and corporate television. As a keynote business speaker, Maggie draws on her unique experience with some of the greatest innovators and inventors of all time, Maggie talks with great humour, authority and style about the key ingredients of innovation and forward thinking in business. She has a unique resonance with audiences who not only watched her on 'BBC Breakfast News' but also grew up with her on the legendary Saturday morning children’s show 'Multi-Coloured Swap Shop'. She is well known for her involvement in the promotion of women in business, science and technology.
“Huge thank to you Maggie – for a really long day brilliantly held together”
“A quick thank you for chairing the UKRC conference so ably and splendidly last Thursday. You were really great – bringing insights, new perspectives, enthusiasm and encouraging debate and dialogue ” UKRC
“Just want to say how much I enjoyed your presentation. It was funny, and inspired"
Women in Business
“It was a pleasure to meet and work alongside you. Your commitment to our work and the day was clearly evident”
"A huge thank you from the team at Whiteoaks, The NHK, The BBC, The RAI and all the other partners involved in the Super Hi Vision press event at IBC 2008 in Amsterdam! You did an excellent job and we have had nothing but positive feedback from all involved”
“It was great – everyone loved her! Would love to use her again in the future”
"Many thanks for hosting the Innovation Awards on Monday and in particular for sharing with all of us your passion for bringing Science and Engineering to life. The audience loved your messages and it greatly helped make the evening a success. We have received lots of very positive feedback."
“Just wanted to say you have been a joy to work with. Thank you for the professional and original input you made today to our event. You helped make it a significant success.. You have the gifts of curiosity and communication combined with a very personable natural style”
Anne Mc Murray Belfast
"Maggie pitched her speech perfectly and rounded off a very serious and high brow session in a fun and entertaining way. I would not hesitate to use her again or make recommendations based on this experience. Very professional, extremely together and down to earth - from an event organiser's point of view very easy to work with, reliable and didn't leave anything to chance - spot on!"
Jo Hartigan - Tiga Marketing
National Telecare & Telehealth Conference
"Thank you so much for making our Gala Charity Dinner such a success. You held the whole event together from start to finish, and as someone remarked to me today, you have the ability to make every member of the audience think you are talking to them personally. It always makes my life easier knowing the only surprises from our host are going to be pleasant ones. Again a true pleasure working with you."
Peter Hazzard - Executive Director
Food Services, Sodexo
"Please pass on our thanks to Maggie for the excellent contribution she made to the Fusion conference at Aston Villa last week. She was a real pleasure to work with and the delegates thought she was great – approachable and interested in what they were doing."
Ann Nicholls, Conference Coordinator
Prowess - the UK network of organisations which support women to start and grow businesses.
"I am writing to personally thank you for your time and your excellent contribution to our Senior Management conference. From our feedback so far, all commented on the excellent choice of MC, and how natural and knowledgeable of Partco you were, and how well you held the conference and OSCA Dinner together. The whole day was reported as a great success “The best conference ever”, from the Directors and all the delegates."
Partco Group plc
"I just wanted to write and say a huge ‘Thank you’ for helping to make this year’s conference such a success. You were an absolute joy to work with!"
Mike Jefferies - Chief Executive Officer
"Thank you once again for such a thoroughly professional performance – your enthusiasm for the services we offer brought the entire video to life."
Charles Wigoder - Executive Chairman
"Thank you for all your enthusiasm and professionalism to help make this years conference our best ever."
Mondiale Corporation Limited
"I would like to thank you for your positive and supportive approach to the Bunzl Sales Conference at Mansfield on Friday. Your contribution throughout the event was first class and you managed the Question Time slot with professional authority. The feedback from our people who attended the conference has been extremely positive and thanks to you for your major contribution in making the event so successful. I hope to see you again in the future."
Mike Revell - Managing Director
Bunzl Catering Supplies
"My sincere thanks for your thoroughly professional and first-class input to our Conference in Scotland last week."
Chris Mason - Managing Director
First Drink Brands Limited