As a Comedian - Marty Fields is a rapid-fire power station of material and one of the genuine big guns on the Australian comedy circuit. He began his stand-up career in 1987, playing the comedy circuit in hotels and clubs all over the country.
As the bestselling author of three comedy books, he is recognized as Australia’s authority on one-liners for every possible topic. His corporate comedy performances have been praised for the past twenty years by regular clients such as Toyota, Coca Cola, McDonalds, Ford, The AFL, BHP, Telstra, Shell, IBM, Beaurepaires and Cadbury.
Since 2008, Marty has become a popular presenter on Melbourne’s 3AW. An accomplished pianist and songwriter, Marty can produce specialized songs, jingles and music for events and companies and individuals, as well as being able to add piano/vocal comedy to his standup performances, which can often add that special difference to an event.
Recently nominated for a Mo Award as the best stand-up comedian in the country, in 2005 he was inducted into the Australian Comedy Hall Of Fame. Marty is also considered one of our great comedy exports, and has just returned from his fourth tour of the United States where he performed in Phoenix, Chicago, Las Vegas, L.A, Dallas, and headlined for a week at the New York Comedy Club in Manhattan. His attention to detail as well as his ability to tailor his act content to suit all types of audiences and tastes without sacrificing laughs, sets Marty apart as one of the premier corporate comedians in Australia.
Well recognised from his five years on Hey Hey it's Saturday, The Battle of the Sexes, Blankety Blanks or his character Roy Holland on Blue Heelers, as a Host/MC Marty combines his unique style of humour with a finely tuned sense of propriety and occasion. His attention to detail, charisma and twenty years involvement in prestigious corporate events, makes Marty one of the most sought after MCs in the country. He has hosted successful and diverse functions for most major corporations, both in Australia and overseas, including CUB, Castrol, Nestle, Coca Cola, The PGA Tour and TT Line. Marty has presented many awards nights including The Australian Music Awards, ADMA Awards, A.G.C. Awards, the NSW Retail Awards, Australian Greeting Card Awards and the Network Video Awards, as well as various major sporting events and fundraising auctions.
Marty has anchored many major corporate roadshows, traveling the country and the world with presentations for Sensis, Hilton Hotels, Beaurepaires and Microsoft. He has developed impressive interview abilities and has chaired many lively Q&A sessions. Marty also possesses unique auctioning skills and brings humour and excitement to any fundraising auction, having been the host of the weekly auction television program, Bid On TV for the Nine Network.
Marty is also able to combine roles as both your occasion’s MC as well as providing a separate and distinctive comedy spot during the event. His ability to seamlessly move from comedy to straight presenting and back again while preserving the tone of the event and integrity of a client’s brief and is unusual and refreshing. Being able to alter his style and content to suit the specific requirements of every event is an asset that separates Marty from other corporate presenters.He is experienced, meticulous and entertaining.
i2c Design and Management, Architects - Andrew Kirkland
When entertaining important & valued clients essential to the development of your company, the difference between a good evening and a great evening can often be the “X” factor.
On this front, Marty Fields delivers in spades with a meticulous and hassle free approach to his craft. Marty’s approach both behind the scenes and on stage is flawless, and he should be an immediate inclusion for any corporate organization requiring a top class comedic point of difference.
Caltex - John Dulgaro, Retail Operations Manager
Your hosting of our event in Mauritius was fantastic. You did everything required and more, with the way you immersed yourself in the event, endearing yourself to our delegates. And you are hilarious.
Cadbury Schweppes Australia - Belinda Reid
I wanted to personally thank you for your efforts as M.C at our event. You controlled the evening, cutting a path between propriety and hilarity. And all new material! Everyone has been raving about you. I truly believe you made the night. We at Cadbury look forward to a long association with you.
Australian Greeting Card Association Awards - Sarah Richards
It was really a pleasure to work with you, Marty. I found your professionalism and ability exceptional in the dual roles of MC and comedian. You blended the two roles seamlessly. I was also very impressed by the way you comprehended the complexities of our night and then explained them with total ease and clarity to our guests.
Richard Pratt AC, AO – Chairman, Carlton Football Club, Visy, Pratt Holdings
You are a favourite here at Visy. A great all rounder and your tremendous job at hosting our Carlton fundraiser no doubt helped achieve that 2.4 million we raised.
Bill Thompson – Sunday Times, W.A.
This man is top of the omega range. He’s sensational. I have never laughed so easily.
Corporate Express - Georgina McLean
No smoky bar, no dim lights, no alcohol affected audience, no mike and 8.30 in the morning, yet Marty still managed to rouse up the room and give us all a genuine laugh - the man is brilliant!
Australian Football League (AFL) Chief Executive Officer – Andrew Demetriou
An extremely talented man and he knows his football too! You’re an official AFL endorsed entertainer.
Sensis - Caroline Baldwin
We would like to thank you for your amusing and professional support as MC of the Sensis Business Series. It was brilliant getting to know you on the road show around the country. Thanks for helping to keep the show rolling on with the appropriate amount of laughter!
Accor Hotels – Bob Foster
You were an exceptional highlight to our AGM. Our conservative content guidelines were adhered to very professionally without sacrificing any of the laughs.
Sky City Casino Adelaide - Rachel Thomas VIP Services coordinator
Your performance at our VIP Christmas event was extraordinary. Our clients raved about you, and the preparation work you had done to make sure you hit the mark on the night was obvious.
Australasian Shopfitting Company - Mark Walkley
From the moment I started negotiations with you, you were very professional, approachable and enthusiastic. I’ll be recommending you to all my associates.
Nestle – Sean Davis - National Manager
On behalf Nestle, I wanted to pass on our congratulations for your comedy performance and hosting at our Melbourne Cup carnival event. I had seen you at numerous other corporate functions and was thrilled to be able to secure you for Nestle. Well done.