First Contact with Producers

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

There are hundreds of meeting planners, speaker bureaus, agencies, and corporate event producers out there, and there are hundreds of acts that want to work with them. All of these producers have their stable of acts that they’ve been using for a long time, and really why would they want to try something new? Do … Read more

Barry Friedman: Who’s This Guy That’s Getting $15,000 for a Keynote?

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Barry Friedman, aka Barry Raspyni and one half of the entertainment duo the Raspyni Brothers, has been performing since the early 80’s. The Raspyni Brothers have appeared on national television more than 200 times, have toured as an opening act for dozens of celebrities like Tony Bennett, Robin Williams, Dennis Miller and Billy Crystal and … Read more