Selecting the Best in Corporate Entertainment |

The list of the top Performers in Corporate Entertainment is endless. However, the most popular categories are a standard list involving, comedy, magic, hypnosis, and music. It is pretty easy to know which category fits-in best with your event or group. Nevertheless, the difficulty for most people is what the right criteria for selecting the right Performers are. Here is a proven selection criteria to follow in making this all-important decision that can make or ruin an event.The experience of a Performer: Many Performers specialize in different functions. Some are well suited for private events, while others are better off with corporate entities. There are those whose method may not fit a religious group, but very okay for clubs or adult groups. Your aim is to look out for those that specialize in corporate events, and who have a track record in this regard. They should be able to provide you with references, from their previous engagements.Customized performance: Some performers have the option of customizing their performance to suit your purpose. You need to find out, and certainly, never to assume. If you are looking at having this benefit, you have to discuss this with the performer before you commit to a booking.Your budget: If you want an elaborate event, you have to prepare for that in your budget. The entertainment business is such that, you only get what you are willing to pay for. When it comes to a corporate event, you want to see people return home fully satisfied, and willing to return.As the old saying goes, who pays the piper dictates the tune. This is absolutely true of the entertainment world. What you pay for, is what you get. So, make a realistic budget, knowing that, a bad entertainment can be worse than a bad food.Performers set-up requirement: Different performers have different set-up needs. Some would require a stage to be provided. Others may require a lighting system or a special sound system. This requirement has to be clarified, and the terms clearly spelt out, before the booking is made.Viewing Performers demo video: Request for their demo video so you can have an idea of their performance. This will help you judge of what you are expecting is what you are likely to get. Clips or graphics of a performance will not afford you enough opportunity to catch the feel of the audience. Request for a live performance demo, and watch the reaction of the audience. In that way, you judge their performance from the point of view of the audience.In fee component, you need to be very sure of what the fee covers and what it does not. In particular, you have to watch out for the loose ends having to do with travel expenses. Some may exclude this, and end up bringing it up as incidental costs. It has to be clearly specified if it is included in the fees.A huge array of performers is available today, in the world of Corporate Entertainment. Yet, it takes a diligent selection of the right Performer to have an event that the memory will seem to last forever.