We value you and your business and we want your event
to be a success. And we can deliver!
We've been in the talent agency
business since 1991. The speakers and entertainers
that we represent are top notch and are very experienced having
performed nationally and internationally. These are not novice
Our collegiate roster is not only top-shelf, but the programs are clean, decent, moral and uplifting.
Our speakers can talk from a variety of college appropriate
(e.g. Attitude, Career Planning, Drugs & Alcohol, Motivational,
Leadership, etc.) and our artists excel at entertaining
students, faculty and families. They will work with you to make sure you are getting
the program you want.
Successful Event Partnering
The Barry Agency want your event to be a very
successful one. Therefore, we represent
only high quality, wholesome entertainers and speakers. We have high standards for
the talent that we choose to represent. When we understand
your budget and event, we will make recommend some our performers
and not others. We will also tell you if we are not good match
for what you are looking for in a speaker or entertainer. We
do not believe in "hard selling" - we do believe in establishing
We can also do a search for other speakers and
entertainers that can fit your event and budget, but are not on
our roster. We do the research
on any talent that you are interested in that we do not directly
represent. However, we will not pursue talent types that do not
match our profile.
We create contracts
between you, the client, and the performer. This virtually erases any
miscommunications as everyone's expectations are managed.
We will also talk to you as much as you need to ensure a smooth
We do the negotiating, which
isn't what most people like to do. We handle all the details
and tough questions for you. We also think of the
questions or potential issues that you might not think of until it's
It takes time and experience
to find potential entertainers and speakers that may fit your
venue. Likewise, it also takes an effort to contact them,
research their performance history, get referrals, agree
on a date, coordinate details and publish a contract.
We focus on making
you and your event successful.
What happens if
your scheduled entertainer or speaker is prevented from making
your on-campus event at the last minute due to an illness, cancelled flight,
cancelled speaker or whatever? This rarely happens. But if it
does, our network can save the day! On several occasions,
we were able to locate last-minute, high-quality, substitutions for
event planners facing an emergency.