Why Hire Celebrities and Headline Entertainment for a Virtual Event?

Celebrities Headline Entertainment Virtual Event

Written by Tim Grable

November 4, 2017

Headline entertainment is one of the best ways to increase attendance for your online event. Many people interested in your event decide whether to attend or not just after you announce the headliner.

While it may be a proven tactic to organize a successful virtual event, it may also be challenging. It happens mostly because organizers aren’t able to grasp the top benefits of booking a celebrity. Even more, many are afraid to do so and conclude it’s too much work.

You’ll see the benefits of hiring headline entertainment to overcome the risks.

Celebrities Bring Excitement and Authority

There is no doubt about it: having a celebrity appearance at your event adds an extra oomph to the guests’ overall experience. Almost anyone gets excited about the opportunity of seeing a famous person in a personal setting.  Your program has greater importance, and people might even feel an emotional connection. That relationship eventually leads to higher credibility and trustworthiness.

Winning NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” at just 12-years old by the most votes for a final performance in the history of the show, singer/ventriloquist Darci Lynne impresses audiences across the country with her sweetheart disposition and undeniable, show-stopping talent beyond her years. Accompanied by her musical friends including a divaesque rabbit: Petunia, a shy and soulful mouse: Oscar, and a sarcastic old woman: Edna. Her success on tour has led to a performance at the Grand Ole Opry, and appearances on NBC’s “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” “Today Show,” “Ellen,” Nickelodeon’s “All That,” “Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?,” “Food Networks” Kids Baking Championship,” and as the runner up on “America’s Got Talent: Champions.” When it comes to family-friendly virtual entertainment for your online program, the virtual comedy of Darci Lynne is always a crowd-pleaser.

Celebrities and Headline Entertainment Inspires Your Virtual Event

When you’re organizing a corporate party, one of its goals would be to make your employees relax and recharge their batteries after a stressful period. While some music and dancing could do the trick, it doesn’t guarantee your guests will feel empowered and excited to get back to work in the following days.

Instead, hiring a virtual keynote speaker – a seasoned professional with compelling success stories – would be a better option.  This person may have an interesting background or history which can actively engage your audience, captivating their attention, and getting your unique messages across to them. The message will both inspire and empower your employees so that they get that precious feeling of ownership.

Jon Dorenbos played 14 seasons in the NFL, notably making the Pro Bowl twice as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. In 2016, Jon competed on America’s Got Talent where he showcased his skills as a sleight-of-hand magician, making it to the finals and placing third overall in the competition amongst tens of thousands of competitors. He just retired from the NFL after having successful open-heart surgery to repair a defective aortic valve.

Tired of trying to keep the house quiet during video conferences. Tired of listening to a “talking head”. Tired of the same typical virtual presentation?

Jon’s virtual presentation is guaranteed to Wake UP your “VIRTUAL” audience.  Have your organization’s message delivered through a powerful personal story and engaging magic Make this Virtual meeting entertaining, inspiring, and different.

Kodi Lee is a 24-year old blind and autistic musical prodigious savant. He is one of only approximately 25 in the world today who possess his extraordinary abilities. Kodi’s amazing gift lies within his musical expression, perfect pitch, and passion for all forms of music. Kodi has an audio photographic memory, in which he can recall music he hears after just one listen. An unbelievable gift in itself, but his musical expression and prowess top even that.

He has been performing his singing and piano expertise all across the globe for many years. He currently performs locally at a variety of venues including local restaurants, wineries, and music events all around town. Recently he was invited to perform at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City. His musical repertoire ranges from rock to jazz, to R & B, and pop. Plus his mastery of the classics such as Bach, Chopin, Mozart, and the list goes on. He literally has a library of songs in his mind that would rival any jukebox. 

Celebrities and Headline Entertainers Are True Professionals

A celebrity usually has the experience to make any virtual event successful. It happens because they have done the same thing for many others before.

When you book a big name entertainer, you book professionalism. You won’t see awkward mistakes on stage, the message will be loud and clear, and the event’s overall experience will be as good as it may get.

Magician Justin Willman presents an ALL NEW mind-blowing and hilarious Zoom experience for the whole family! MAGIC FOR HUMANS at HOME with JUSTIN WILLMAN is an interactive hour of virtual magic, comedy, and unexpected surprises delivered directly into your living room. Justin is a regular on the Tonight Show, Ellen, and Comedy Central, and is the star of the hit Netflix series Magic for Humans. Now he invites you and your co-workers to join him (on Zoom) for this unique and intimate all-ages experiment.  You can enjoy his show solo or share the fun with the entire family. During the performance Justin will be able to see, hear, and interact with the audience in real-time, making this a truly unique experience.

Improv legends and Whose Line is it Anyway? veterans Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood unleash a wild, comedic ride with Stream of Consciousness, an all-new LIVE improv show via Zoom, where you are in the driver’s seat! This truly interactive experience is fueled by audience suggestions, leaving Colin and Brad to rely only on their wits and intuition. Hilarious and bubbling with irreverent humor, the duo captivate with their whip-smart senses and off-the-cuff comedic brilliance you won’t find anywhere else.

Hiring Headline Entertainment Through a Booking Agency Gets You Peace of Mind and More

Celebrities and headline entertainers should always be booked through a professional agency. Not only the entire process will be much smoother, but you will also get a contingency plan – a plan B, just in case anything goes wrong.

Additionally, working with an entertainment company also helps your virtual event stand out. You get many options to choose from, so you’ll have an easy time finding the right headline entertainment for your audience.

All in all, it will give you the peace of mind you need and some extra time on your hands, which you can invest in other pressing matters regarding the upcoming event.

Get in touch with The Grable Group if you’d like to learn more.

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