An emcee’s role doesn’t start when you go on stage – it starts when the client signs the contract & books you as the event emcee Singapore for their event.
A lot of people think that if they can speak well & use a microphone, then they qualify as an emcee. However to me, that is the role of a straight forward announcer.
A professional event emcee Singapore is classified as professional, because, as with any line of work, it takes years of training, practice, experience & expertise to get good at your job.
However, I never want to do a good job for a client, I want to do a GREAT job!
What’s An Emceepreneur?
That’s why I do not consider myself to be an emcee, but rather, an ‘Emceepreneur”. This is a phrase I coined myself because I like to run my job just like a business & I consider myself to be a self-employed employee.
So, to give you an example of a profession: If I were to be a property developer, firstly I would need to get the deal – Right? Once the deal is signed, I need to clear the land. Then I need to think about putting up the building. I need to ‘pile’ deeply so that the foundation is strong, I need to use good materials to build the buildings – I need great people to help me and mentor me. And finally when the building is complete, I need to sell it to the public.
If I’ve done a good job, the property will sell. (Of course, there’s a lot more that goes into putting up a building, but I’m over- simplifying this as an example for you.)
There are similarities between being a property developer & being an emceepreneur.
Running It As A Business
Once the client has chosen me for their event (I got the deal), it’s all systems go. I am on a mission to find out as much as I can about them, (clear the land) so that I can relate to, identify & be relevant to their industry.(pile deeply)
If they have a theme for their event, then it’s time to pull out all the stops to bring the theme to life. I want to make it memorable & fun for them. So research has to be done for costumes, songs & music, & special emphasis has to be put on designing personalized games that fit the theme. (use good material, & great people to help & mentor me).
Finally, with all the groundwork done, I’m ready to perform. (I need to sell to the public).
If the event is a success, then I get more bookings & create longevity & sustainability for myself & build a business. (the property sells) Again, this is oversimplifying the process, as a tremendous amount of work has to go into anything that you want to be thought of as great.
However, most people have no concept of the amount of effort required to make something which looks simple – Great – consistently! And this is true, for any profession.
So, I hope to see a lot more emceepreneurs in our industry, & remember, your job as an event emcee Singapore doesn’t start when you go on stage – it starts when you sign the contract.
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