to find competent entertainment
top ten list of questions to ask
I guaranteed a DJ on the day of our event?
written agreement (contract) with your specific terms protects
much experience do you have?
brings knowledge of common problems and situations. Be sure your DJ
has experience with your type of event. Ask for referrals.
we contact your references?
are a major part of the entertainment business, as they are of any legitimate
service. Good references build confidence that your event is in good
you belong to any professional associations or trade groups?
serious business shows a willingness to learn, network, and share ideas.
Respect for the craft and you, the customer, is shown by membership
in a professional trade association.
you allow requests?
is your event, and your special requests should be welcome. If a song
seems inappropriate to the occasion, a good DJ service will advise,
explaining the reason(s) and request, or suggest, an alternative.
early will you be there to set up?
average of 60-90 minutes should be allowed for set up and sound check.
Normally, there is no additional charge for this, and it should be part
of the entire service.
will the DJ be dressed?
attire reflects a positive image to your guests. The DJ should be dressed
good or better than your guests. However, it is up to you to specify
the type of attire.
is a part of any legitimate business. Liability and casualty policies
protect yourself, your guests, and the DJ company.
you use professional gear (equipment)?
professional sound and lighting equipment helps insure a reliable service
quality presentation. (See ours here)
you provide an emergency back-up system at our event?
Mitzvahs, birthdays, and special events are often a once in a lifetime
opportunity. A system of back-up components protects your investment.
by: ADJA (American DJ Association.) Our answers will be
provided upon request.
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