Strictly star Ore Oduba set to host M&IT Awards 2022

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TV presenter, actor and Strictly Come Dancing star Ore Oduba is set to host the M&IT Awards 2022.

A multi-talented West End star, This Morning presenter and winner of the 14th series of Strictly Come Dancing, Oduba is a real triple threat event host for the industry’s biggest night of the year.

Presenting flagship shows such as This Morning, The One Show, Oduba is one of the most versatile presenters around, from Saturday night TV host to fronting some of the biggest national events live to audiences of millions - The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and Ariana Grande’s global concert One Love Manchester to name but two. He also competed in Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins on Channel 4 in 2021.

“We are incredibly excited to announce Ore as our MC for the 2022 M&IT Awards,” said M&IT editor Paul Harvey. “Ore has fronted some of the biggest national events live to audiences of millions, so you know we're in for a great awards.”

As a performer, Oduba is a multi-talented singer, dancer, actor and showman. Making his West End debut in the musical Curtains opposite Jason Manford, Oduba has also starred in Grease and The Rocky Horror Show.

He earned his first TV acting credit in primetime drama Noughts + Crosses, while as host of the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour he has delighted sold-out crowds in many of the UK’s most famous arenas.

Taking place on Friday 9 September at Battersea Evolution, the M&IT Awards is a glittering night that sees the sector unite to celebrate excellence within the events industry. It’s also a chance to network with industry leaders and celebrity guests while raising funds for the meetings industry’s own charity, Meeting Needs.

The evening starts with a champagne reception, followed by a three-course dinner accompanied by entertainment acts before the main awards ceremony. The after-party with a live band wraps up a wonderful evening, as eventprofs take the opportunity to network and celebrate with friends and colleagues.

To book your tickets please visit the tickets page.


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