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     BUYER'S INPUT FORM - PRIVATE - SWEET 16 or YOUTH PARTY - To inquire about hiring big-name talent for a juvenile's party.   **

For talent fee budgets of $50,000 or more.

WHO SHOULD USE THIS FORM --
Complete and submit the below information-request form if all of the following are true
--
   1. The party will take place in the United States (or Puerto Rico),
   2. Your budget to pay an entertainer is $50,000 or more, and you have a separate budget for the artist's expenses,
   3. You can provide a telephone number where you can be reached during normal business hours,
   4. You can provide a valid e-mail address that you check regularly,
   5. You are the "guest of honor", i.e., this is for YOUR party, AND
   6. You are authorized by your PARENT (the BUYER/PARENT) to choose the entertainment (within reason).
 
(If one or more of the above is not true, Click HERE.)


We are required to talk briefly with the person who is expected to pay for the entertainment (i.e., the "BUYER/PARENT" as defined on the previous page) - to verify that this is a serious information request. Please enter a valid telephone number where the BUYER can be reached during the day - without the need to leave a recorded message.

Once we verify (from the BUYER) that this is a serious and legitimate request and that your budget is as you indicate below, we will be happy to discuss your plans directly with you.

IF YOU PLAN TO ADVERTISE --
If you plan to advertise/promote and open the artist's performance to the general public, click HERE.

E-MAIL PRIVACY POLICY --
We will only use your e-mail address to correspond with you regarding your specified needs.

We do not put your address on a marketing mail list.
We never sell, distribute or use e-mail addresses for mass marketing. We are very anti-spam.
You must provide a correct/valid e-mail address to receive our reply.  Please type your address carefully.
The below form is not a contract and does not constitute an obligation. It is simply a means for you to request information.

ALL CAPS --
Continuously typing in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS is considered SHOUTING at the reader - and is much more difficult to read.
Be kind to us.  Please do not SHOUT.  Release the "Caps Lock" key on your keyboard.  Thank you for this consideration.

NAVIGATION --
Most users will be able to use their keyboard "Tab" key to navigate this form.

ATTENTION: Guest-of-Honor --
We recognize the importance of your opinion and the importance of your input in the selection of an artist for your party.
The below form is designed to be used by the Guest-of-Honor, not the BUYER.
We do ask that you have approval of the Buyer/Parent to submit this information and that you have been given the proper budget figures to use by the Buyer/Parent. If you do not know the budget, do not continue - until you have obtained this.

YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION  (used only to communicate with you regarding your event) --
 
Your name:
   First and last name of the person entering information.
   Required.
 
Your primary e-mail address:
   Required.
   Must be in the form of "name@isp.domain".

Check for errors. Address must be valid.
Re-type primary e-mail address:
    Address entries should match.

Check for errors. Address entries should match.
 
 
Alternate e-mail address:
   Optional, but recommended.

Alternate/secondary e-mail address.
Check for errors. Address must be valid.
 
Your telephone number(s):
   Required. Your direct daytime number.
Format: 000.000.0000
Primary/preferred telephone number.
Please label as office, home, cell, etc.
Telephone extension number:
   If applicable.
Time zone for this telephone number:
  We use this to determine appropriate time to call.
Pacific   Mountain   Central   Eastern
Hawaiian Other/Unknown
Best time of day to call:
   To discuss your needs and interests regarding your event.
 
Alternate telephone number(s):
   Optional, but recommended.
Format: 000.000.0000
Please label as office, home, cell, assistant, etc.
 
Best time of day to call this alternate number:
 
GUEST-OF-HONOR INFORMATION --  
 
Are you the GUEST OF HONOR for this party? Yes    No    Unsure
Your current age and
   your age on the date of the party:
Current age  
Age on date of party
   
BUYER/PARENT CONTACT INFORMATION --
(Used only for discussing your event.)
This information is required and must be different than that of the Guest of Honor.
We have to assume the buyer has his/her own mobile number and email address.
If you are over the age of 21 and paying for your own entertainment, this is not the correct form.
If you have not received authorization from the Buyer to do this, do not proceed.
The following is required --
   Name of the buyer (not the Guest of Honor)
   Daytime telephone number of the buyer (not the Guest of Honor)
   Email address of the buyer (not the Guest of Honor)
 
Name of the BUYER/PARENT:
  The person who will be responsible for paying.
The relationship to the Guest of Honor:
   Mom, Dad, Grand-parent, aunt, uncle, etc.
BUYER/PARENT's telephone number(s):
This is for the adult responsible for payment.
   Required. Daytime number.
   Used to discuss the role of the BUYER.
 
  Format: 000 000 0000

This must be the daytime telephone number of the responsible adult - not the number of the guest of honor.

Whose telephone number is this?
Buyer/Parent  Guest of Honor  Other
 
Telephone extension number:
  If applicable.
Best time of day to call this number:
 
During daytime.
Alternate telephone number(s):
   For the BUYER.
   Optional, but recommended.
Format: 000 000 0000
Best time of day to call this alternate number:
 
BUYER/PARENT's primary e-mail address:
The email of the adult responsible for payment.


This must be the address of the responsible adult.
Do not enter your address here.
Do not enter the address of a friend.
This address must match the name of the BUYER.

Whose address is this?
Buyer/Parent  Guest of Honor  Other
 
YOUR EVENT INFORMATION --  
 
Date(s) of your event(s):
   If exact date is not known, then what month, or year?
City and State of your event(s) in the USA:
   If known.
      Is the above indicated city located
         either in the U.S. or Puerto Rico?
Yes      No
Name of your venue(s):
   The "place" of the performance, if known.
Attendance estimate:
   How many people are expected?
Party type: Sweet 16  Sweet 18  21st Birthday  Bar Mitzvah Bat Mitzvah  Graduation  Quinceañera  Other Special Occasion or Birthday

Will the artist's performance be open to the general public?  No      Yes

 
YOUR REQUEST FOR TALENT INFORMATION --
 
What type of entertainment do you seek?
   Example: music, comedy, magic...
If music, what style / genre do you prefer?
   Example: Hip Hop, Pop/Rock, Alt. Rock, Country, etc.
Name(s) of artist(s) of special interest:
   If you are interested in a specific artist or
   if you have a short list of specific artists of interest.
(Primary interest)
Please be realistic.
   If you are interested in a specific artist, but that artist is
     not available for your date or your budget, would you
     want to consider suggestions for alternative names
     for your given budget?
(Secondary interest.)
 
If you are seeking only a non-performance personal appearance, check here:
  Non-performance personal appearance
If checked, please provide information in the below "Comments" section.
For more information, click: Quick Tip
 
THE BUYER'S PREFERRED BUDGET RANGE INFORMATION --
You must obtain this information from the buyer before proceeding.
Do not guess the budget. If you do not have authorization from the buyer, do not proceed.
 
What price range of talent does the BUYER want to consider?
In other words, what is the comfortable budget or budget range to pay a SINGLE artist/group?

You MUST obtain this information from the BUYER.
Do not guess or dream up a number.
Please, no "wishful thinking" here.
You must confirm that the budget figure(s) you enter have been approved by the BUYER.

Fees (for a recognizable name artist) can range from $50,000 to more than $1,000,000.


  1. Accuracy is important. An understanding of your talent fee budget allows us to provide faster service for you. Recommendations will be based on your indicated affordability. We do not discuss artists whose fees are greater than what you indicate here.
      For example, if you enter only $50,000, we will assume this is accurate and that your budget will not afford a $100,000 artist.
  2. If you are seeking a list of artists within a price range, indicate the range.  For example, $100,000-150,000.
  3.
Fees for major names can be $100,000 to $500,000 or more.

   Format: 50000
Only numbers.

  
Talent fee budget for a SINGLE artist or group
      for a single performance, in U.S. dollars.
   This figure should reflect the
      Buyer's ACTUAL budget and must be
      $50,000 or more.
   Enter the "talent fee" portion of the budget, not
      the total budget for entertainment costs.

   Was this figure provided to you by the Buyer?
    In other words, has the Buyer approved this?
    
Yes  No  Don't know

    Non-numerical entries cannot be considered.
    Do not enter any of the following:
    "tbd" or "to be discussed" or "will discuss"
    "n/a"
    "open" or "negotiable"
    "it depends"
    "unknown" or "don't know" or "???"
    "call me"
     or other similar non-numerical entries.

    Is the above an actual numerical figure or range?
    Example: $50,000, or $100,000-$200,000
   Yes      No

    Is the above entry displaying (or suggesting) any
    dollar figure less than $50,000?
    Example: $25,000-$50,000, or $50,000 or less
   
Yes     No

VIP Status (for bigger budgets):
In the above entry, if you entered $250,000 ($1/4 million) or more to pay the fee for a single artist for a single performance, you are entitled to special V.I.P. service and attention.
(Do NOT select VIP, if you entered a "talent fee" budget figure of less than $250,000.)   ---
   V.I.P. Yes, in the above budget section, I entered a figure of $250,000 or more.
         My budget for talent fee for a single artist is $250,000 or more. I have additional funds for expenses.
   No, my talent-fee budget is less than $250,000.
   
If you are seeking multiple artists, indicate the BUYER'S total comfortable budget for all talent fees.
   For example, "$500,000 for four artists."


The following two answers are optional. If unsure, leave unselected. --

Artists require sound, lighting, staging and sometimes backline (instruments and stage equipment). If the option is available, are you interested in discussing how these requirements can be provided for you?
   Yes     No

If the option is available, are you interested in considering a complete "turn-key" performance being provided for you? This means for one price we would take care of the artist's fee, travel, lodging, meals, etc., and all of the above technical requirements.
   Yes      No
Note: Turn-key quotes are determined and provided only after consultation with you.

YOUR QUESTIONS, REQUESTS AND COMMENTS --
What are your questions, requests or comments?
Tell us about your event(s)
or what you have in mind.
CONFIRMING THAT YOUR BUDGET IS SUFFICIENT TO PROCEED --
 

If you entered a budget figure of less than $50,000 for the talent fee, stop. If your budget to pay a single artist or group is less than $50,000, please do not use this form.
   Instead, click HERE.

Note: This does NOT suggest that you can get a major name artist for as little as $50,000.
Fees for a personal appearance by a major name can be as high as $100,000 to $500,000 or more.

The below statement asks you to confirm your budget figure entry. Clicking YES means the entry is reasonably accurate, and represents the figure that has been provided to you by the Buyer.

Do you confirm that your above talent-fee budget entry to pay the artist is $50,000 or more – and that you have a separate/additional budget to cover expenses?
 
NO -- Our budget is less than $50,000..  

   (Click on this "Not sufficient" link.)  >>    

Not sufficient. (Less than $50,000)
        (Click this link if less than $50k.)

 
If YES --
click this SUBMIT button >>


                              (Click to SUBMIT)

     

Prior to providing service, we do require information about your event using this simple on-line form.

In most cases, you will receive a quick response by telephone and/or e-mail. So, PLEASE make sure that your telephone number is direct to you (not voice mail) and that your e-mail address is accurate. Submit your inquiry and then, after a reasonable period of time, check your mail for a response.

Please be sure the contact information of the Buyer/Parent is accurate. If we cannot reach the buyer, we will assume this inquiry does not have approval from the Buyer. In other words, we will assume this inquiry is not valid.

How quickly can you expect a response? During regular business hours, typically within 30 minutes.

We do not take information over the telephone nor do we provide information over the telephone, until we have this requested information. Once e-mail communication is established, our telephone number is provided to you.

If your budget is less than the minimum amount that we require, we are unable provide the "Sweet-16" service or assistance. However, we do have other options available for less than $50,000. Click HERE.

We do not send unsolicited mail and do not send mass marketing e-mails. (We are very anti-spam.) We only ask for this information so that we can communicate with and serve you more efficiently.


Richard De La Font Agency, Inc.

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