Boston Magician - Dave Chandler Reveals 7 Mistakes Human Resource Directors Make When Hiring Corporate Entertainment


Hiring great corporate entertainment can take a few of the worries away from planning an ideal event. Choosing the best corporate entertainer can be a little overwhelming.


Applying this top seven list as the personal, stress-free guide to assist you in finding the perfect entertainer, youll steer clear of the same mistakes others are making.


Now lets begin.


1. The Guarantee:


Will the entertainer give you a 100% Guarantee? If No, hang up your phone and call one that does.


You've got enough to think about, without wondering and hoping when the entertainers you hire will be the right ones! A full-time specialized corporate entertainer ought to be providing you a 100% tear-up-your-check Guarantee.


Heres a good example of this kind of guarantee:


Our Iron Clad, 100%, No Weasel Guarantee is that this:


As we don't supply the services we accept, you can bring your check and tear up. Pay us nothing - GUARANTEED!


Yes, we have been so confident your guests could have one of the most memorable, exciting, fun-filled and amazing event/parties ever. This is why we are able to and do offer our no-strings-attached guarantee. We'll cause you to look like a real-hero.


2. Show time:


Corporate entertainers performances are often available in several durations and formats - usually from thirty-minutes to 2 hours (or maybe more upon request). However, the amount of time the entertainer performs DOES NOT GUARANTEE you will end up getting your moneys worth.


One entertainer offer an hour or so show and extremely be considered a flop, while another that is seasoned, skilled, fun, witty, amazing, and memorable may perform for thirty-five minutes, making your friends and relatives go wild graciously. Inside the latter case after having put together this type of successful event, your guests will be praising you together with telling you simply how much they enjoyed it, Especially the ENTERTAINMENT!


3. Testimonials:


See the testimonials about the entertainers site and promotions. In the event you cant see them, and also the entertainer has posted an extensive client list, this can be a red light.


A professional can provide you with plenty of testimonies from credible sources. When the entertainers credentials otherwise seem to be solid, request these references.


4. Show Confirmation, Contract or Agreement:


Professional corporate performers should provide you using a booking confirmation or agreement that specifies the stipulations from the performance(s).


Its a great sign that you're handling a professional corporate entertainer after they offer you written confirmation of one's booking, so there isn't any confusion about the details, including the date, time, address, or other requirements, including any special requests.


Note: Each entertainer includes a different fee structure, so dont think that travel and per diem are contained in the fee. Ensure these charges are fully disclosed, including the details of any deposits required, so there aren't any embarrassing surprises.


A performance agreement might not be good unless signed and returned using a deposit. Should you delay in signing a partnership or paying a first deposit, the entertainer may fill that date with a more responsive client. Make no assumptions!


5. Is it a professional?


Unfortunately, there are lots of self-proclaimed corporate entertainers who call themselves professionals, but do nothing but placed on bad shows, waste your hard earned money and embarrass you, since the host. So, how do you know youre finding a pro?


Here are some valuable tips (questions you should ask prior to you making the final decision):


A. Will the performer have a minimum of A decade of professional experience?


B. Have they got a current site? This is definitely an indication. Having a good internet site doesn't guarantee that the entertainer is good, but it is an indication that the entertainer is intent on their business.


C. A specialist will customize each show accordingly (bearing in mind the type from the event and the audience demographic). Great, customized entertainment can make you appear to be a genuine hero inside the eyes of the guests, boss, and even your CEO.


D. Is material appropriate, or are you experiencing apprehensions that the performer may not be an excellent fit for your event? The best corporate magician, for example, needs to have a clean act though be highly entertaining.


6. Agency:


May be the corporate entertainer you are thinking about related to talent agencies. When the entertainer is hired via an agency or comes with an agent this may be a great sign you're handling a professional.


However, you should also take into account that many professional entertainers successfully market and book themselves in many different venues.


7. Fees:


Many HR directors call entertainers requesting price quotes, trying to find the lowest priced corporate entertainer in your community. The worth isn't in the price, but the excitement and feeling the entertainer brings to your event.


Do you need eye-candy, enchantment, an even more festive atmosphere, something like that interactive? You need to book in line with the outcome you would like and in conjuction with the flow of the event.


Consider the other costs that may be reduced without negative consequences prior to hiring a cheap act.


Note: You get everything you purchase. How frequently have you ever heard this? Inside the entertainment industry, this is extremely true. When you hire a corporate entertainer, price is definitely an indicator of some things.


The reduced the cost, the more likely the magician is not a seasoned professional having a great act.


When comparing the fees of corporate entertainers, it's also advisable to compare their experience, references, production value, along with other credits or achievements. Keep in mind that great shape of entertainment have different values.


Most significantly, be certain that you're employing an entertainer which includes had success in venues like the one that you can are booking.


Every act doesnt look nice on the stage, and some stage or theater acts dont play well in banquet halls.


A full-time professional is quite easy to use. They don't think they've got arrived, though they may have a celeb status, they carry themselves well and never belittle others.


They're not going to make major demands which may become taxing and ridiculous.


Now go out and book some terrific entertainment-Thats MAGIC alone!" said, Dave Chandler, A specialist magician in Boston, MA