Connect with us

Entertainment & Events

Career Expos

Bring job hunters and potential hiring employers together at career expos.

Entrepreneur

Published

on

Business At A Glance

Career Expos

Startup Costs: $10,000 – $50,000
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Career expos are simply trade shows thatbring potential employers and employees together under one roof. Careerexpos serve two functions.

The first is they give corporations a chanceto blow their own horn and explain to potential employees why they arethe industry leaders and, more important, why working for their companyhas advantages over selecting the competition company. The secondfunction career expos serve is that they give people seeking to start,change or upgrade a career an opportunity to blow their horns andexplain to the corporations exhibiting at the expo how they can benefitthe corporation and what they can bring to the table. As you can see,there is a whole lot of horn blowing going on at career expos, butwithout question they are an excellent opportunity for both potentialemployers and potential employees to come together and seek mutuallybeneficial working relationships and opportunities.

Entrepreneur Magazine is South Africa's top read business publication with the highest readership per month according to AMPS. The title has won seven major publishing excellence awards since it's launch in 2006. Entrepreneur Magazine is the "how-to" handbook for growing companies. Find us on Google+ here.

Entertainment & Events

Inventor

It only takes one good idea to become a full-fledged inventor.

Entrepreneur

Published

on

Business At A Glance

Inventor

Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Are you the type of person who is alwaysthinking of how to do something better? If so, maybe you should giveconsideration to becoming an inventor. The title is not as ominous asit sounds. Every day thousands of products, formulas, and methods arebeing invented to make life’s tasks easier, or to assist mankind ingeneral. Inventions do not have to be ground-breaking discoveries, theydo however, have to have a practical use and be innovative and unique.The potential to profit as an inventor is as varied as the start-upcost of the invention itself. To see first-hand a simple and effectiveidea of what an invention can be, visit www.lawnbuddy.com. This veryenterprising entrepreneur and inventor has a clear and conciseunderstanding of the art of invention.

Continue Reading

Entertainment & Events

Party Entertainment Service

Are you always the life of the party? Make it your business.

Entrepreneur

Published

on

Business At A Glance

Party Entertainment Service

Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

There is big money to be earned operating aparty entertainment service and providing live entertainment forparties and special occasions’clowns, soloists, musical bands,magicians, singing telegrams, public speakers, spokespeople, acrobats,jugglers, comedians, adult-themed entertainers, and lots more.

Kidsparties, corporate events, social events, graduations, birthdays,anniversaries, weddings, trade shows, conventions, and Christmasparties are a lot more fun when there is live entertainment to keepguests entertained and in high spirits. Entertainers can be employed ascontractors working on an on-call basis, and can be paid by way ofrevenue-sharing; the range of 60/40 in the entertainer’s favor is theindustry standard. Promote the service by running advertisements inyour local newspaper and in the Yellow Pages, as well as by contactingwedding planners and event planners in your community and explainingthe various types of entertainers your service provides, as well asrates. This service can easily be managed from home, and start-up costsare modest, with the bulk of the budget being spent on business setupand marketing to get the telephone ringing with eager customers wantingto book acts for their special occasions and events.

Continue Reading

Entertainment & Events

Band Rehearsal Space Rentals

Got some garage space? Rent it out to a promising garage band.

Entrepreneur

Published

on

Business At A Glance

Band Rehearsal Space Rentals

Startup Costs: $10,000 – $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Musical bands and performers have always had a difficult time securingspace for rehearsing their acts and numbers, and starting a businessthat rents rehearsal space to musicians by the hour, day, week or monthis a fantastic new enterprise to get rolling.

Ideally, the businesswill be established on leased premises in an industrial building sothat noise won’t be a concern or become a problem. Additionally, thespaced that’s leased for the rehearsal space should also be subdividedinto a few smaller rehearsal rooms to accommodate more than onecustomer at a time. Current rental rates for rehearsal rooms start at$10 per hour and can go much higher depending if any equipment and PAsystems are supplied and included in the rent.

The Market

Typical customers will be anyone in the music industry–from musicians to singers to music producers.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

SPOTLIGHT

Advertisement

Recent Posts

Follow Us

Entrepreneur-Newsletters
*
We respect your privacy. 
* indicates required.
Advertisement

Trending