How to Choose a Reliable Entertainment Booking Agency

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Written by Tim Grable

March 10, 2017

The big event you’re in charge of organizing is just a couple of months away. The one detail that you haven’t managed to figure out so far is the entertainment part.

If you are planning a party, entertainment is one of the big pieces to the puzzle. How do you find an entertainer that isn’t polarizing? How do you keep your employees interested? It can be hard to know what different entertainers bring to the table. An entertainment booking agency can assist you in your decision-making process so that you get exactly what you want for your event.

Entertainment for an event is pretty much its lifeblood, but you probably already know that.

How to Choose a Reliable Entertainment Booking Agency

How to Choose a Reliable Entertainment Booking Agency

If you have never used an entertainment talent agency before it can seem like a daunting process, but it does not have to be.  What you probably don’t know is how to find an entertainment agency that you can rely on.

Luckily for you, we know a little something about that, and we’re about to tell you.

1. Through Recommendations

Even though Google is the number one thing that comes to our mind when we want to find basically anything, there are some exceptions.

First, ask your acquaintances or corporate partners if they’ve worked with an booking agency before and if they would recommend it.

If none of them have the right answer for you, it’s time to resort to Google and see what you can find there.

If an agency gets your attention, then make sure to check if they have recommendations or testimonials from real people on their website.

2. Commitment

Choose an entertainment booking agency that will commit to each and every one of their clients.

Every company should have a set of values they’ll live by no matter what. Being committed and respecting those values goes hand in hand.

For any idea you might have, a reliable agency is the one that should have the initiative and present a set of options for your event.

3. Beliefs

The ideal booking agency is one that is not only focused on their artists but also wants to empower their clients through their services.

This mindset will help both sides – the agency as a whole and the people who contract them for an event.

4. Focus

Choose a company that will be focused on you and your needs. Every client and every event are unique, so make sure that your needs and requirements are being met.

If you have a list of potential agencies, you can call them to see whether they would try to make you go for an artist that doesn’t fit your event type.

A client-focused company can also save you a lot of time because they’ll know what would work best for your event.

5. A Variety of Artists

If a lot of speakers and artists decided to be represented by a certain agency, then you can rely on them.

Also, if you’re in doubt, and you don’t know what type of entertainment to choose, they can help you pick one.

A wide variety of artists means that those artists already trust this agency, so you can too – especially if there are some big names on the list.

Where Do You Look for Entertainment Agencies?

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At The Grable Group, we’ve always believed that you come first. If you’re not happy, we’re not happy.

By providing a select pool of artists and performers, we want to give you the option to choose the best when it comes to entertainment.

If you need entertainment for your upcoming event, but you don’t know what to go for, then feel free to go through our extensive list.

Planning for a corporate party, non-profit event, or any gathering that requires entertainment can be difficult. Let an entertainment booking agency help you make the right decision for your special event needs.

If you have any other questions about booking or similar topics, you can contact us at

Or, you can simply give us a call at (615) 283-0039.

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