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Get a Guarantee!

Posted by Michael Kett on Thursday, March 21, 2013, In : entertainment 

Here is the biggest tip when hiring entertainment for a corporate event, private party, birthday, anniversary etc…………………………….ask the entertainer if they offer a guarantee.

A guarantee will significantly reduce your stress and worry. You’d be surprised how many entertainers don’t offer one.  If they don’t offer one, look for an entertainer that does.  I’ve offered a guarantee for 15 years that if the client or any of their guests weren’t thrilled with my se...

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Hiring the best entertainer - Part 3

Posted by Michael Kett on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, In : entertainment 
Here are the last few suggestions to hiring a great entertainer for your event:

6) What do you charge? This is a pretty obvious one. It may be the first thing you ask a prospective
entertainer. Be certain to find out if that is the total fee! Some entertainers charge mileage, hotel
room, meals and more which is fine, just so long as you know about it in advance and are prepared for
it. Nothing will make your accounting department angrier than getting a bill for an expense account
they knew nothing...

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How to hire the best entertainer - Part 2

Posted by Michael Kett on Thursday, January 24, 2013, In : entertainment 
Three more considerations when hiring an entertainer...

4) What type of set-up is needed?  A very common problem is to have a stage on one side of the room, the audience on the other and a large dance floor separating the two. This separation will kill a show! There will be no interaction possible and the entertainer will have to come down from the stage to relate with the audience. This will severely hurt
timing as well as sight lines for those in the back. A great idea is to have the event st...

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How to hire the best entertainer - Part 1

Posted by Michael Kett on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, In : entertainment 
Here are some basic but important tips to consider when hiring an entertainer for a corporate or private party:

1) Begin with someone you have already seen or someone that has been recommended to you. This is
your number one resource by far! If you haven’t personally seen an entertainer that meets your needs,
ask your friends, colleagues and family. It is much better to get someone you can trust right from the
2) Ask for references and call them! If the performer wasn’t personally recom...

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What is Lip Print Reading?

Michael Kett Lip Print Reading is personalized entertainment that is all about the guest and not the performer. Perfect for cocktail hour, corporate/private parties, weddings, birthdays, and anniversaries.