Photo Booths A-Z with Chuck Eckert

As one of the pioneers in the Photo Booth business, Chuck Eckert (with over a dozen years in the Photo Booth Biz) has a treasure trove of tricks and tips to share that can help you turn “Boothing” into a fun and exciting full or part-time income. Chuck’s talk will take you through running a Photo Booth business from beginning to end. You’ll learn how to start up your Photo Booth business, how to develop a following of satisfied customers and how to maximize profitability from this growing industry.

About Chuck: Chuck Eckert, from Buffalo, NY has been a filmmaker, photographer, DJ, auctioneer and a photo booth owner for many years. Active in the community, planning events for service organizations, corporations or maybe a family re-union, the excitement is still there. In business for over 20 years and still learning ways to grow the business.

Steve Bliesner – An Honest Look at Running a Photo Booth Business

Steve says, “I used to think Photo Booth companies operated somewhere between being an “entertainment” business and/.or a “creative/marketing” agency. Now I more fully believe we are all in the “Problem solving” business. Let’s have a look at some real world examples of what we “really: do.”

About Steve: Steve Bliesner is the founder and Creative Director of Australian based companies: The Photo Booth Guys and At the Beep and now the Owner of Breeze Software. With nearly 15 years experience in the Photo Booth, and Events Industry, and regarded as an “out of the box” thinker… Check out his creative nonsense on TikTok: and or Instagram

“Standing Out From The Crowd”- Rob Peters

The majority of DJs and Mobile Entertainers offer services for a variety of of events, and it’s getting harder to stand out in the eyes of a prospective client. In this seminar, Rob Peters will show you how to present and provide specialized services and be profitable in today’s changing marketplace!

Rob will share how target marketing and branding—with a focus on specific, specialized services—have helped him earn more profits and more referrals for these services. Rob will also talk about how to develop these service offerings from your current DJ business.

Some of the concepts Rob will share in this seminar include:

  • Focusing your marketing on specific services
  • Creating a specific “brand” for each specialty
  • How networking with your current contact and clients can play a role
  • Soda company branding methods and how they can apply to marketing your services more effectively

About Rob: For over 30 years, Rob Peters of Rob Peters Entertainment in Massachusetts has developed services and branded his services to appeal to specific audiences and client bases for unique and fun services. Having a targeted approach to his business, Rob’s companies survived COVID and has been recognized in the marketplace for Trivia, Game Shows and Corporate Entertainment, RPE also has previous success with kids entertainment with specialized emphasis in the day care industry.

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“How to Get Noticed and Booked by Corporate Clients” – Ursula McKinley

Want to turn a $500 photo booth into a $5000 photo marketing job?

Join Ursula McKinley to learn how to get noticed and booked by corporate clients this February. Capturing the attention of corporate clients can be a challenging task, but with the right approach, it can be achieved. In this session we will explore:
* How and where to position your brand for corporate clients
* Building a professional network and relationships
* Tools that sell to corporate clients. Ursula will be speaking in in the PBX presentation room at South Point at 9AM on Tuesday February 20, 2024

About Ursula: Ursula McKinley is a seasoned marketer with an impressive track record of 20 years in the industry, covering PR, Branding, Marketing and Event Management. With a career that includes working with major global brands such as Hilton, Subway and Google, she has earned a reputation as a leader in her field.
Ursula is a member of the Chartered Institute of PR, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, a Google graduate, sat on the Marketeers board for Facebook in Europe for five years and is currently undertaking a Masters in Business Coaching, Mentoring and Leadership.
In 2015, Ursula took on one of her first freelance clients, the first mirror photo booth company in Ireland, and co-founded Media Lab NI in 2016. The company now hosts 19 different photo booth products, with Ursula and the team utilize various software to deliver 300 weddings and 200 corporate events annually, as well as managing large corporate activations and permanent installs across Europe, Ireland, and the UK. Ursula later expanded her marketing expertise to support 22 photo booth companies worldwide before developing a concept with her business partner, Sammy English, to help booth owners professionally position and market their businesses with a monthly marketing subscription website,
Today, Ursula and the team have created over 650 professional marketing videos, 9,000 professional marketing images, 250 hours of training, over 150 ebooks and downloadable resources such as pitch decks; while mentoring over 3,000 owners worldwide. She has helped new owners grow their businesses sustainably and even assisted them in securing many six-figure jobs. Ursula has also helped to create and launch 175 photo booth brands, their marketing materials, and websites.

“Mastering Mitzvahs” – Howard Wallach

Since 1987, “go to” guy Howard Wallach has been producing diverse high-octane entertainment events across North America. Keeping with the theme of “Even More In ’24,” PBX/MEX, Howard will be joining an exceptional line up of presenters.

Mastering Mitzvahs: There’s a lot of money to be made by Mobile Entertainers who understand the finer points of mitzvahs. Sharing useable information and inspiration WITH IMPACT is Howard Wallach’s pleasure. You’ll learn how to take charge with energizing tips for marketing to Jewish families, how to manage client expectations, and how to create the perfect party agenda. Howard will also be explaining how to scout & train your interactive team—all with the goal of adding value at every event with great results.

.ABOUT HOWARD: Howard Wallach, CGSP® Motivational Speaker / Educator. He began by wowing families as a bar mitzvah party Disc Jockey to now one of the most polished and professional traveling entertainers for corporate events and meetings.
This “Top Dawg” has trained and coached his team to consistently deliver outstanding interactive experiences.
It’s no small thing to stay relevant, fresh, and exciting – providing regular production and performance work for his staff week in and week out after so many years. 2020 Became a Certified Guest Service Professional®

Energy is Energy . . . it never lies
Do more of what makes you happy

NOTE: This seminar requires a A MEX Key Pass which gives you your choice of both MEX and PBX seminars, both exhibit floors and all the show parties. Enter promo code MEXSHOW2024 for the best price. Prices with the promo code go up soon so get your passes today.

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