New ways of approaching the hiring of children’s entertainers
One surefire way to make any kid’s party fun and entertaining is to hire children’s entertainers but as you probably already know, there are hundreds of companies out there offering their services. You should also know that every children’s entertainers is different from the other hence you will need to use several new approaches to not find the best person or group for the job.
- Always look for local companies only
It doesn’t make any sense to want to hire children’s entertainers from companies located on the other end of the country from you. Chances are these companies will deem you out of their ‘service range’ and will not be able to send any of their children’s entertainers to you which means you have just wasted your time looking them up.
The best thing to do here is to look for companies that are local to your city or community, as they are located much closer to you there should be no problems sending their entertainers to where you are located. The other benefit of hiring local talent is that they know your community’s ways and can therefore better relate to your child’s needs.
- Get in contact with local program organizers
The best advice you can get when hiring children’s entertainers can come from the very people who need to perform this search on a daily basis. Local program organizers are a great source of info in this aspect because they will have tons and tons of contacts in the field. You might even be able to get a local magician and clown to go along with your entire package.
Do you research early and contact these companies as soon as you can. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to make the connection that these companies have many useful contacts and as such, popular talent are often booked very early and you definitely don’t want to miss out!
- Getting the quote from the entertainers themselves
Sometimes companies and local party organizers act as middlemen between the customer and the entertainer and they try to charge service fees for the introduction. If you manage to get the contact of the children’s entertainers themselves then what could be better than to deal with them directly?
Make sure you have some sort of an idea on how you want your party to turn out so you can better communicate your expectations to them. It is best to give them as much info as you can so that they can better understand what you want or need from them.