Jeff Civillico's Testimonials

When booking an emcee, entertainer or keynote speaker, trust is essential! And who would be better to share feedback than past clients? Jeff Civillico has over 500 testimonials from THRILLED past clients! 
To hone in on the type of testimonial that is most relevant to your event, use the dropdown menus to sort. You can arrange by type of service (Emcee, Entertainment, Keynote, Workshop), Type of Event (In-Person, Virtual, Hybrid), and/or Industry (Technology, Healthcare, etc.) to confirm that Jeff is the perfect fit for your event.  

We recently had the opportunity to work with Jeff to emcee our largest event of the year. During the pre-planning phase, he listened to our concerns and helped us see new ways to shake up the script. He completely respected the boundaries we established and earned our team’s trust.

His time on stage was the perfect balance of entertainment and poise needed to carry an event from start to finish. It was clear to see that in such a short amount of time he bonded with our audience.

Behind the scenes while onsite, Jeff was a delight to work with and he helped keep us one step ahead of any possible challenges.

Where I saw Jeff truly shine was when he felt comfortable enough to seize the opportunities you just can’t plan for. These impromptu moments are what separate plans from experiences and I could not be more proud of how this event turned out. Thanks for everything, Jeff!”

~Jomy Tan

Director, Meetings & Events at Delta Dental Plans Association

“Jeff Civillico presented his “Get More Gigs” Program at our most recent monthly chapter meeting for National Speakers Association in St. Louis. As the current president of our chapter, I have seen a lot of tremendous speakers visit us over the years. Jeff probably delivered more value per minute than anyone yet! His program is laid out in such a smooth and understandable way, and carried incredible value for speakers ranging from beginners to experienced veterans. Of course, having the amazing material delivered with the trademark energy and fun that Jeff brings made the presentation that much more impactful. I give my highest recommendation both for having Jeff as a speaker and his “Get More Gigs” program for any speaker or speaker organization. THANK YOU Jeff for being so generous with your time, talent, and knowledge!!”

~Joe Fingerhut

President at National Speakers Association, St. Louis Chapter

“Jeff Civillico was the closing keynote at our Peak Leadership Summit in Niagara Falls, Ontario. From before he even arrived on-site, Jeff felt like a member of our team. His suggestions and insight from years of experience added so much to our team’s planning phase. Thanks to Jeff, we were able to include details at our conference that enhanced the customer experience exponentially.

Jeff’s keynote grabbed the attention of our audience instantly. For an audience of high-powered entrepreneurs, performers, and business experts, Jeff’s content on how to get more clients and increase sales was right on the money. We have received several requests to have Jeff back next year for Peak 2025, and everyone asked for him to have even more time on stage.

One of the greatest value-adds that our Peak members received was the ability to continue their learning with Jeff through his incredible “Get More Gigs” online training program and live virtual mastermind. We already have members signed up ready to capitalize on Jeff’s invaluable expertise.

This talk is applicable to anyone who works with other people and wants to substantially increase their income in the next 6-12 months.

Thank you, Jeff! You are a master of Peak Performance, and you made our conference a smashing success!”

~Tom Pesce

Co-Host/Producer of PEAK Leadership Summit

“We recently had Jeff Civillico speak at our annual meeting. He was the final keynote speaker of our 3-day conference. In our pre-conference meetings, Jeff took the time to learn about our organization and what our goal was with the keynote address. At the meeting, he took the time to get to know some of our team and become even more familiar with the organization.

He has a remarkable ability to tailor his message to meet our specific needs and it felt like he had been part of our organization for several years. The message was exactly what we had hoped it would be. A perfect blend of entertainment and inspiration.

I can, with great confidence, recommend Jeff for your event. His passion, charisma, stage presence and natural ability to inspire and motivate others will allow him to deliver a memorable experience for your audience, just as he did for us.”

~Troy Tait

Senior Vice President at Med One Group

Jeff – thank you so much for joining us this year! You were phenomenal and any group will be lucky to have you as a keynote speaker.”

~Michele Yonash

Chief Operating Officer of SaniGLAZE

“I would highly recommend Jeff Civillico as an Emcee for your next event. He is amazing at bringing the energy to any event format all while remaining very professional.

Jeff has a remarkable ability to engage the audience and keep the event flowing smoothly. In addition to all of this, he is incredibly easy to work with and has a desire to do an exceptional job.

I personally and professionally endorse Jeff Civillico as an event Emcee. His expertise and passion will undoubtedly contribute to the success of your event.”

~Angela Hudson

Events Manager at Digital Monitoring Products

“We hired Jeff to Emcee our event. We were excited to be able to secure him because he is highly sought after. He did not disappoint.

The art of hosting an event and keeping it all running on time, keeping the energy up and doing all this while providing the important details for the group is not easy. An Emcee is like the pilot of a plane or ship. He departs with all the attendees under his responsibility, and his job is to hit all the waypoints and deliver them back at the end of their journey.

Jeff provided all that… and more. He was funny. He was topical. He delivered our complex awards ceremony with the proper flair and panache yet under the time budget. How often are your events running a few minutes ahead of schedule?           

We enjoyed working with Jeff so much that we have already contacted him for next year. Give him a try… you will be glad you did!”

~Mark Hillenburg

Vice President of Industry Relations at Digital Monitoring Products

“We booked Jeff very last minute to help bring the energy to our corporate awards event as we had nearly 80 awards to celebrate. It was the best thing that we could have done! Jeff was absolutely amazing! In the limited time that we had to prepare, Jeff offered his suggestions and recommendations on how to structure the evening, and offering his professional advice, considering the international audience. On the night, Jeff made a huge difference to the atmosphere in the room, and raised the enjoyment factor for everyone there. The energy in the room was electric and feedback from attendees was extremely positive, with people saying this was the best corporate awards event they had attended. Thank you Jeff – you did an excellent job and I’m so grateful.”

~Charlotte Baxter-Hassall

Content Producer, BI Worldwide

“Jeff worked with us in support of our National Field Meeting. Jeff was really fantastic and raised the level of our meeting significantly. I can’t state strongly enough how happy we were. Jeff really carried the meeting, kept us moving, and kept our engagement at a very high level. Jeff also really impressed me with his pre-work, learning about our organization in advance and tying his comments and keynote to our organization and was spot on with his understanding. Jeff was also very energetic, very quick to adjust and understand when we asked, and worked very closely with us throughout the weeklong meeting. Our team was unanimous that Jeff will be part of our future meetings.”

~John Cook

Director, Field Operations, Hyundai Motor America

“Jeff joined Hyundai’s National Field Meeting this year and it was a huge success due to him. He brought a level of clean comedy, fun and structure to the meeting that it was lacking in prior years.

The meeting takes place over the course of a week. In recapping with many folks across the country, all agree that Jeff was the best part of the week. He was professional, fun and very easy to work with. He took the time ahead of the meeting to get to know us and our organization so his appearances would be on point. Also, the vendor we worked with to put the meeting together said he was a dream to work with. He really was the best part of the week. Everyone at Hyundai is hoping he is able to join us again next year.”

~Melissa Polson

Sr. Manager Sales Operations, Hyundai Motor America

“It’s rare to find an entertainer who can captivate an audience with as much energy, humor, and professionalism as Jeff Civillico. Having Jeff perform at our recent awards dinner was a decision that paid off beyond our expectations. From the moment he stepped on stage, Jeff brought a level of engagement and dynamism that transformed our event into a memorable experience for every attendee.

Jeff’s unique blend of comedy, juggling, and audience interaction was perfectly suited to the tone of our awards dinner. He skillfully tailored his performance to our corporate audience, ensuring that the entertainment was both sophisticated and hilariously entertaining. His ability to connect with people from various backgrounds and keep everyone involved and laughing was truly remarkable.”

~Bruce Daily

CEO at All Star Purchasing Association

“What an honor and a pleasure it was to work with Jeff on our fundraising event! From the time of booking, he was thoughtful about our show’s success by sharing insights about timing and content suggestions. He was not just our emcee, but instead served as a true partner to us. At show time, his huge presence and energy brought our gala to life with amazing performances and laughter. Jeff is top notch and I highly recommend him for your event!”

~Maria Bement

Theater Manager at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts

“Jeff Civillico has been the Master of Ceremonies for our annual conference for the last five years, and he knocks it out of the park every time. He is energetic, exciting, entertaining, and brings fun to our conference. Most importantly, he takes the time to learn about our company culture and people and even leads our team in our mission statement. I highly recommend Jeff Civilico as an MC for your company event.”

~Mike Aprile

Co-CEO at PrideStaff

“I am the Development Director at the Las Vegas Academy for the Arts. We recently had Jeff Civillico emcee our gala at Planey Hollywood to raise money for arts education. (Jan, 2024) His work was amazing! His energy and preparationfor the event was second to none. Jeff is professional and organized in the preparation phase, and brings his personality and talents to make the show amazing. We have a lot going on at our gala, and he did a great job all the way though the event. He even did a juggling bit with one of our students as part of the show and a collaboration with one of our vocal students for a performance. The night was a great success, and everyone loved Jeff as the emcee!
If you are looking for the best, get in touch the Jeff!!

Jeff Civillico was a keynote speaker for the Arts School Network Conference in October of 2022. I worked with Jeff in my roll as co-host for the conference. Jeff knocked it out of the park with his keynote!!!
In the planning leading up to the conference both himself and his team communicated and worked to make sure that he delivered on the themes and connected to the vision and purpose of our organization.
During the keynote, he had everyone laughing, entertained, and engaged. His energy and delivery were contagious and the crowd of 450 arts education leaders from around the country left the keynote in a much better place than where we started. In addition to being entertaining, Jeff’s message was content driven and made an impact that was felt for the rest of the conference. For the rest of the conference I received numerous comments about how Jeff’s keynote was one of the best they had ever seen.
Please consider using Jeff Civillico for your organization.”

~Brian Downey

Development Director at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts

“Jeff did a fantastic job of not only entertaining but bringing a tremendous message on making an impact on other people’s lives even when you may not even realize it. Jeff was extremely professional and easy to work with. I would highly recommend him to any organization who is looking to add some laughs, excitement and motivation to their organization!”

~Ryan Holloway

Senior Director of Agency at Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance

“Jeff is phenomenal! His charismatic and engaging presence as the Emcee of the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts gala elevated the event to new heights. Jeff’s ability to connect with the audience and keep the energy alive is truly commendable. His wit, talent, collaboration with our student entertainers, and sincere enthusiasm for our school contributed significantly to the success of the evening. I am confident that we raised more money at our gala as a result of Jeff’s involvement. If you’re seeking a dynamic and talented Emcee, Jeff is the perfect choice.”

~Sue Mirman

Retired Optometrist, Paraprofessional at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts

“Jeff is a pro! He spoke to the organization I’m Executive Director of in January of 2024 and our group couldn’t have been more energized by his appearance. Jeff entertained, informed and had people engaged for the entire time he was on stage. Book him…you won’t regret it. He’s a pro without the diva thing and I couldn’t recommend him more. And it’s always a good sign that the crowd enjoyed it when other business leaders in town come up to me to inquire about booking our guest. That happened with multiple people after Jeff’s event. Thanks again Jeff!”

~Dave Johnson

Global Real Estate Advisor at Sotheby's International Realty, Executive Director at WIN Nevada

“Jeff spoke at our first event of 2024, and he knocked it out of the park! After the event, our members and guests were energized and ready to tackle whatever was thrown at them. He was the perfect blend of motivating and entertaining. If there’s an opportunity to bring Jeff in for an event, definitely do it!”

~Bryce Warner

Employee Benefits Consultant at LP Insurance Services, President of WIN Nevada

“WORK WITH JEFF! Jeff is professional, energizing, sincere and a joy to work with. He had the attention of the WIN Speaker Series audience for the entire hour. Jeff also had them laughing and talking with one another. He did not speak at the group, he engaged with the group. Jeff was in the audience walking around, high fiving and making everyone feel important. The WIN Speaker Series members were buzzing about his message and demeanor. WORK WITH JEFF!”

~Joy Heuer

Executive Director at Girls on the Run, Past President of WIN Nevada

“Jeff Civillico has now helped host, engage and entertain 3 times for ECI. 2 global Sales Kick Offs (1 virtual, 1 in Vegas) and 1 global customer conference. He scores a 10 out of 10 every time. This year was our largest year yet as we brought our global sales team representing 9 countries together in Vegas. Jeff not only brings us closer together, he creates memories year after year that enhance the world class culture and experience of working for ECI.

Last week wouldn’t have been the same without you Jeff! Thank you for your partnership!”

~Sam Miller

Chief Revenue Officer at ECI Software Solutions