5 Vendors on How to Get More Live Band Gigs

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on March 11, 2021

Warm weather is right around the corner and planning for safe outdoor events has begun—which means vendors like live bands are in high demand. We reached out to 5 of our top booked vendors for their tips on how to get more live band gigs.

These members shared how they drive bookings and their top advice for others in the industry looking to get gigs. Here's what they had to say!

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How This Marilyn Monroe Impersonator Is Finding Success Right Now

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on March 3, 2021

Meet Sheri, a Marilyn Monroe Impersonator from Atlanta, GA! She's an award-winning actress and celebrity with a background in theater, film, television, choreography, and more. In her versatile “Marilyn Shows”, she performs hit songs from Marilyn Monroe’s films live and interacts with the audience in her Marilyn voice, costuming, and personality!

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6 Vendors on Their #1 Booking Tip for 2021

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on February 26, 2021

In our recent article, 2020 Silver Linings and 2021 Outlook from Vendors, we caught up with several members who were able to adjust the way they do business to find success amongst the many changes that 2020 brought to the events industry. Each member’s greatest lesson, silver lining, and forward-looking goal was inspiring.

Upon reflecting on last year and identifying new goals for this one, these members also shared their #1 tip and piece of advice for others booking in 2021. 

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2020 Silver Linings and 2021 Outlook from Vendors

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on February 25, 2021

2020 was a challenging and unpredictable year to say the least, but it also came with new learnings and opportunities. To help vendors grow and move forward in 2021, we want to reflect on and celebrate the positive moments that the past year has brought—no matter how big or small.

We caught up with several of our members to learn about their 2020 silver linings, lessons learned, and goals for this year. Here's what they had to say!

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Virtual Event Tips From Comedian Mike Maxwell

Posted by Olivia Borsari on October 15, 2020

Mike Maxwell, a comedian from the Chicago area, has been performing at corporate functions, college and university events, comedy clubs, festivals, and benefit shows around the world for the past 15 years.

Mike not only has extensive experience performing in front of live audiences, but has also become a pro at virtual performances recently. We heard from Mike on how he's focusing on his business right now and what he's doing to execute successful virtual shows. 

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