About Simon Cotter - Corporate MC and Comedian:
After achieving success as an executive for a real estate company, ascending the corporate ladder from top sales person to that of a top management person, Simon Cotter set his sights on a new profession: Comedy. It didn't take long for Simon to become one of the most popular and highly requested comics on the college circuit. For four years straight Cotter was entertaining over 50,000 students a year across the country with his unique comedic style. Inevitably, due to his immense popularity within the college market, Simon quickly became a success off-campus as well. Simon then discovered the conference market, or it discovered him. Now, Simon performs as a corporate comedian and keynote speaker worldwide, receiving rave reviews from everywhere he goes.
Winner of Canada's Comedian of the Year award, Simon Cotter's comedic talents have landed him on the Comedy Network, Evening at the Improv, the Just for Laughs comedy festival, his own comedy special on CBC, and guest appearances on a number of shows including Open Mike with Mike Bullard, and CBC's Comics.
What Simon Cotter Talks About:
A veteran of the conference market, Simon Cotter’s popularity with corporations and associations is due in part to his rejection of going for the cheap laugh based on vulgarity, race, or gender. Instead he’s a storyteller who delights audiences with his razor sharp wit and unique perception of life’s day to day events (and absurdities). Simon writes his own material, choosing from a vast repertoire of original jokes and anecdotes, and he always creates a few just for the occasion.
Simon’s Presentations Include:
The Comedy of Simon Cotter
Very simply put, Simon Cotter is hilarious. Audiences worldwide praise his comedic talents and usually ask,
when can I see him again? Cleverly crafted and delivered, Cotter’s jokes and stories send listeners into fits of hysteria. Whether you’re a freshman on campus, a professional in the marketplace or retired and just looking to have a good laugh, Simon B. Cotter is guaranteed to deliver.
Humor in the Workplace
In his hilariously entertaining presentation, Simon Cotter demonstrates the many benefits of incorporating humor into our work lives. This former real estate executive turned comic shows you how to use humor in the workplace, not just to create a better environment, but also to improve the performance of your organization.
Humor is a vital and effective vehicle that opens doors and enhances personal and professional relationships. By adhering to this motto, Cotter exhibits a simple but practical way people can use humor to improve their communication skills in the workplace. He teaches you how to effectively diffuse difficult situations, deal with change, motivate your staff, improve your personal and professional relationships, as well as make memorable and engaging presentations. Simon’s business background ensures you that his presentation will offer you practical tips that you can use right away, not to mention a slew of hilarious observations and anecdotes you will be re-telling over and over again. Never one to make a cheap joke, Cotter’s original material is perfect for a wide variety of audiences making him as popular on the conference circuit as he is on the campus, casino and comedy club circuits.