How many hours could you spend trawling the internet or flicking through the yellow pages looking for entertainment for an event, only to end up with a mind boggling array of possibilities? Are they suitable? Do they have insurance? And will they turn up? All these things are worrying especially if your credibility and your reputation are depending on them.
An entertainments agency can really take away the worry for you. All it takes is just one phone call or email and you will find that a reputable agency will do all the leg work for you freeing up your time for other things.
A good agency has a database of thousands of entertainers, known to them personally and whom they have usually seen perform.
Is it more expensive to book though an agent? In monetary terms yes, sometimes, we have to earn our keep after all! But look at the bigger picture - your time is money! So by employing an expert you save money and get excellent entertainers with a great reputation.