These and many more skills make a great event manager and if you have them then you are sure to succeed. Official functions and annual parties are big celebrations for organisations. And they need to keep them interesting and engaging to keep people attending. In doing so the type of hired planners and activity hosts are very important. Within the whole event organising industry there are many types of hired individuals you can get to do various tasks. Let’s look at some of them and how they are used.
Localised hiring: Some event management companies from LiveWorks Pty Ltd provide foreign hosts and staff for different functions. However it is always advisable to get local individuals as they will be more cost effective and familiar with the area the function is taking place. Not only will they know the local language they will also know more about the local brands including your own.
Sample food distributors: when you have functions that especially focus on introducing new food items to the audience these hired category becomes very useful. Most often you will find them, walking around in trade shows and exhibitions where new food items are introduced to the attendees.
Promotional Models: There are different types of models who specialize in various tasks. You can hire them to be your brand mascot dressed up in brand colours or even have them dress up in different holiday and celebratory costumes to add life and interest to the function or party. You can also create unique and interesting costumes that they can wear to create hype and a fun atmosphere depending on the requirements and the theme of the function.
Hostesses: these professional individuals make sure that attendees are taken care of well. They will direct them to their seating and even answer questions about the event that the guests may have. Hiring them can make sure that all guests are treated well right from the start of the function leaving no one feeling lost or confused.
MC’s : these individuals are highly skilled and can take the event through its different stages in a timely and proper manner. They can keep the guests engaged, make jokes and even introduce other members of the audience to make presentations and hand out gifts as such.
Game runners: carnivals and fairs are popular because there are many activities to take part in. Similarly in a corporate function that hopes to create such an atmosphere, there must be game runners to keep the activities flowing and people taking part. Their skill and enthusiasm will make sure that those attending are really having a good time and feeling engaged.
These are some popular hired staff categories you can consider.