Celebrity Booking Advice | What You Need to Know

Celebrity Selection, Hiring and Booking Advice

celebrity booking tips

Steve Jobs keynote with Singer Jack Johnson at an Apple event

Tips, advice and how to avoid costly mistakes. Stay on budget and utilize all celebrity opportunities at your event. There is a lot to consider. We wanted to give you this quick look at a few of the many variables and things to consider when planning a celebrity performance at your corporate event, non-profit event or private performance.

We are always positioned as your advocate throughout the entire process. Always looking out for your interests and concerns to create a successful celebrity event.

Click on a Topic Below:

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting a Celebrity Performer

3 Budgeting Errors to Avoid When Planning a Celebrity Performance

3 Missed Opportunities When Producing Celebrity Performers

3 Best Tips for Success When Booking Celebrity Performers


Celebrity Events

  • book hire celebrity for event

    Intel Event with Aerosmith's Steven Tyler

    Aerosmith's Steven Tyler sings along and joins Intel CEO Craig Barrett during a keynote presentation



  •  hire book celebrity comedian eventFacebook Event with Comedian Andy Samberg

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg trading lines with SNL comedian Andy Samberg


  • hire book celebrity for corporate eventCartier Event with Rihanna

    President & CEO, Cartier North America, Frederic de Narp looks on as singer Rihanna lights up the Empire State Building in honor of Cartier’s “Love Day” in New York. Rihanna and de Narp hosted the lighting of the Empire State building in festive Cartier Red.


  • Sheryl-PBS Sheryl Crow Performs for the

    Sesame Street Workshop

    Singer Sheryl Crow is joined by Elmo at the Sesame Street Workshop Event in New York


  • Celebrity for corporate eventAvon Event with Fergie

    Avon Chairman and CEO, Andrea Jung and award winning singer from the Black Eyed Peas, Fergie celebrate AVON's 125th Celebration at the Believe World Tour at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Fergie sings Happy Birthday.


  • celebrity-agent-manager-RS-2Microsoft Phone Event with Ryan Seacrest

    American Idol host Ryan Seacrest joins Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer during a keynote session.


  • hire-celebrity-comedian-event-DHNational Retail Federation with Darrell Hammond 

    SNL comedian Darrell Hammond performs for the National Retail Federation for their annual convention in New York


  • celebrity-agent-manager-ciMarriott Hotels Event with Ciara

    Pop singer Ciara performed at the launch for the New Marriott Room Design at the Marriott mSpot in Times Square, New York City



  • Salesforce.com Eventhire-celebrity-speaker-agency-cp with Gen. Colin Powell

    Gen. Colin Powell joins Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff during a Conferece Panel Session in San Francisco


  • celebrity-music-act-john-legendGeneral Motors Event with John Legend

    New model launch event features singer John Legend "in-concert" performance in Detroit


  • hire-book-celebrity-MCSalesforce.com Event with MC Hammer

    Back to the 90's concert by MC Hammer at Salesforce.com's conference


  • hire-celebrity-corporate-event-jjApple Event with Jack Johnson

    Apple Founder & CEO Steve Jobs with singer Jack Johnson at Apple keynote presentation


  • hire-a-celebrity-TBAnti-Defamation League Gala with Tony Bennett

    "Having Tony Bennett perform at this year's ADL event honoring dinner chair Len Riggio, CEO of Barnes & Noble was nothing short of spectacular!

    Mr. Riggio appreciates all you did to create a wonderful evening for all. Thanks so much for all your help !!"

    - Executive Assistant to the CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc.


  • Hire celebrity speaker manager agencyWalmart Event with Ben Stiller

    Ben Stiller and American Idol Winner Kris Allen strike a pose from “Zoolander” with Wal-Mart CFO Tom Schoewe



  • agent for celebritiesMicrosoft Event with Slash

    Slash, the "guitar hero" in Guns N'Roses demonstrates the Guitar Hero game with Microsoft CEO Bill Gates



  • hire-celebrity-for-keynote-sSony Event with Tom Hanks

    Tom Hanks helps out Sony CEO Howard Stringer for a Keynote Presentation


  • celebrity-agent-manager-TB-NC Corporate Private Performance with

    Tony Bennett & Natalie Cole

    "Well you did it!

    How could you possibly top last year's event with Tony Bennett... well... add Natalie Cole! Thank you for helping to create the most spectacular night for all of our guests.

    What are we going to do next year?"

    - Event Planner, Major US Pharmaceutical Company

  • jay-leno-managerOMNI Youth Services Event with Jay Leno

    "Jay was Fantastic"

    Thanks for helping to make our 40th Anniversary Celebration a Spectacular Event!

    - Steve Baldwin, Chief Development Officer - OMNI Youth Services


  • celebrity agent celebrity manager celebrity agency

    Google Event with Robin Williams

    Google Co-Founder Larry Page mixes it up with Comedian Robin Williams - or as Robin called him, "MENSA Boy"


  • hire-a-celebrity-JHYouth I.N.C. Gala Benefit with Broadway's Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday

    "Please let Jennifer Holliday know how much all of us loved her performance at this year's Celebration to Benefit New York Kids!

    And WOW what a performance!  Thank you for helping to create another great event for us this year!!"

    - Event Planner, Youth I.N.C.




  •  hire-celebrity-comedian-for corporate -event-dcAOL Event with Dana Carvey

    Dana Carvey has some fun during a keynote with AOL founder Steve Case





Planning a Celebrity Meet & Greet and Dressing Room

Part of making sure a you have a successful celebrity performance is planning so that the celebrity is safe, secure and comfortable. Planning a Meet & Greet with your organization’s VIPs and making sure photo ops and autograph signings take place in a way that the celebrity doesn’t feel bombarded is vital.

Celebrity Dressing Rooms, although the subject of much fun for celebrity press, are a very important way to make sure your celebrity performer feels welcome and appreciated.  Plus its one of the most important ways you can ensure a positive, attentive and generally accommodating attitude on the part of the celebrity performer. Take a look at our Tips pages for planning Celebrity Dressing Rooms and planning a Celebrity Meet & Greet.

Click on a Topic Below:

Celebrity Meet & Greet Tips

Celebrity Dressing Room Tips


Here’s How to Get Started

If you have an idea of a celebrity you think may be right for your event, take a look at The Hiring Process to learn more about how the celebrity buying process works.

If you’re not certain as to which celebrity may be best for your event, take a look at How to Select a Celebrity and come up with a “wish list” of the few names that would be ideal for your event.

Review our Celebrity Hiring Tips for important information and ideas to consider to create a successful celebrity performance.

View Our Services to learn the ways we can help you throughout the process of selecting, hiring, contracting and producing a celebrity music concert, comedian or speaker for your event.

To check a celebrity availability and find out more info:

Contact us via Email or Call us at 212 521-4115