Hiring a clean comedian for a fundraiser can be tricky, especially if you don’t have much experience. Finding the right entertainer for any type of event requires careful consideration before coming to a final decision. Comedians can vary greatly from squeaky clean, PG, and to very offensive. Carefully consider what entertainment agency you might work with and which comedians you intend to hire.
It’s hard to believe that Gilda’s LaughFest 2017 has already come and gone. Each year LaughFest demonstrates why it’s the best comedy festival in the country (in our humble opinion), and this year was no different.
Now that things have settled back down, we decided to look back at this year’s festival.
I hate small talk. Always have, probably always will. I know what the weather is like, I was just outside too. I like getting to the good stuff. I want to know what you are passionate about, what gets you out of bed every day, and whether or not you’re sympathetic with the Trix Rabbit or not.
What does small talk have to do with picking the entertainment for your fundraiser? Well, it isn’t enough for you to know your fundraiser guests on a “small talk” level. You have to discover much more about them if you want to pick the perfect entertainment and have the best turn out for your fundraiser.
If you are putting on a fundraising event you probably have 3 main goals:
Raise money for your group or cause
Leave your guests with a lasting, positive impression of your group
Spread awareness of your group or cause
Achieving one of these things seems doable, but all three of them? With one event how can you manage it all? The answer: live entertainment. All of the heavy lifting doesn’t have to fall on your shoulders; a skilled, professional entertainer can help you accomplish all of your goals. Below are four things live entertainment can bring to the table.