10. Professional entertainers are in business, and businesses need to make a profit. This is how they put a roof over their head, food on the table and stay warm in the winter. Because they make it their career, they dedicate themselves to becoming the best they can be, and share the talents they have honed with their clients.
9. Professional entertainers have to buy professional equipment. They don't walk into Wal-Mart, pick up what's on the shelf and declare themselves a professional entertainer. They spend quite a bit of money on props, supplies, costumes, equipment and dues to necessary associations, the list goes on. That is just for the performance.
8. Professional entertainers continue their education, and learn as much as they can about their form of entertainment. They attend seminars, learn from others in the business through books and videos, and stay up to date on new equipment, techniques, trends, and laws. They concentrate on becoming the best they can be.
7. Professional entertainers don't just attend an event, they create an event. They understand the needs and expectations of their clients, and they understand the timing and flow of the event. . You're not just paying for a distraction, you are paying for the professional entertainer to create lasting memories for your guests.
6. Professional entertainers can spend hours producing one event. Time can include:
Check back next week to see the final five reasons why entertainers charge what the do.
Mark Clark the owner of Aardvark Entertainment. Has been performing for over 40 years.
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